The New York Photo Festival Continues Through May 18, 2008

I visited the New York Photo Festival on Thursday, May 16 and saw many of the exhibitions on display. I highly recommend attending if you like seeing a range of different photographic imagery, beautifully printed using many different photo processes–from inkjet to silver halide to contact prints from glass plate negatives. I’ll have more complete overview of the show soon.


Inside the powerHouse arena during the “book signing extravaganza” which followed Book Soup: A Photography Panel Discussion. Photo © Andrew Darlow

One of the highlights of my visit was spending a lot of time at the powerHouse Arena, a huge 10,000+ square foot space with hundreds of photo books (most of them published by powerHouse). This was like taking a trip around the world, and the number of paper stocks, sizes, and subject matter was absolutely mind blowing. The quality of the printing of the books I looked through was also fantastic, and I look forward to highlighting many of my favorites soon. Even if you can’t make it to the festival, I’d set aside some time to visit the store. It is located at 37 Main Street in the DUMBO section of Brooklyn.

The New York Photo Festival continues through May 18, 2008. For more info, including how to purchase tickets online for the festival, visit the main show site at

Related Links:

PDN’s press coverage (including video) of The New York Photo Festival
powerHouse Books’ website