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There is a tangible feeling in the air that the photographic publishing industry is on the verge of a revolution, technology and the internet have moved the goal posts forever, this is good news for many but bad news for those who don’t understand it and evolve. Traditional publishers are struggling to compete with the high standard of content that is now served up free on the web, new devices like Apples iPad are providing alternative non paper platforms for the dissemination of content and images…and services like Blurb have empowered individual artists to cost effectively produce their own publications. Digital printing and the low entry costs of desktop publishing have spawned a huge number of small, creative and innovative boutique publishers of books and magazines, many, I suspect, like myself, inspired by the need to hold photographs in the hand again after a decade of viewing them on back lit screens

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~ by Gary Austin on February 22, 2010.

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