Photobooks of 2018: A Summary

Photobooks of 2018: A Summary


For our annual feature, we have once again invited people from a cross-section of photobook disciplines to select their favourite photobooks of the past year.  25 photographers, publishers, writers, booksellers and collectors shared their ‘Photobooks of 2018‘, including Todd Hido, John Gossage, Vanessa Winship, Simon Baker and many more, with a view to shining a light on both familiar and some lesser exposed books.

The full set of contributors was as follows:

Brad Feuerhelm
Miwa Susuda
Rémi Coignet
Jeffrey Ladd
Rachel Barker
Robin Titchener
Cécile Poimboeuf-Koizumi 
Thomas Wiegand
David Solo
Ron Jude
10×10 Photobooks
John Gossage
Vanessa Winship
Esther Teichmann and Christopher Stewart
Todd Hido
Ed Templeton
Mariela Sancari
Gregory Barker
Eva-Maria Kunz
Bryan Schutmaat
Simon Baker
Sarah Allen
Mark Power
Martin Amis


This year’s most popular books were:

Halfstory Halflife by Raymond Meeks – 11 votes

Jasper by Matthew Genitempo – 6 votes
Past K-Ville by Mark Steinmetz – 6 votes

Bright Black World by Todd Hido – 5 votes
One Wall A Web by Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa – 5 votes

American Winter by Gerry Johansson – 4 votes
Margins of Excess by Max Pinckers – 4 votes
The Portraits by John Myers – 4 votes

My Birth by Carmen Winant – 3 votes
TTP by Hayahisa Tomiyasu – 3 votes
Waffenruhe by Michael Schmidt – 3 votes


A selection of books from the Photobooks of 2018 feature can be purchased here.


Thank you to all the contributors and all the talented people who took the brave step of publishing a book in the past year whether it is featured or not.