One Page Zines – By Bill Thoo

Have you ever thought that everything you wanted to say could be printed on one page? Now you can do this with a zine.

I have come across concepts for a one page zine several times, but never attempted one myself until recently. These zines are printed on a single sheet of paper, but with clever cuts and folds that morphs that one paper sheet into a multipage publication, albeit in a much smaller final size. There are various formulas for doing this, and I will show you the one I used.

Front cover with camera

Haystack Heroes: A Photographic Project – By Tommaso Carrara

Since I started making photographs, a little over 2 years ago, I have always followed my instincts and shot whatever I liked to. Whether that was a nice landscape, a street scene, or a nice building, I did not worry too much about what my message was. And probably I still don’ t, as I honestly have no idea what my real intention is behind this side of the glass. The only thing I know is that I enjoy doing it, and I feel like I am creating something unique, which somehow has my own stamp on it.

Joys and Challenges of Publishing Zines – By Floyd K. Takeuchi

I thought I knew a thing or two about publishing a zine.  In a previous life, I ran a Honolulu, Hawaii-based media company that published six monthly consumer magazines. We covered the market – among our titles was a regional city magazine whose beginning could be traced to the days of the Hawaiian Monarchy in the 19th Century; a regional business monthly, one of the oldest titles of its kind in the western United States; and a monthly that covered politics and business in the vast reaches of Oceania. I was also, at various times, editor and publisher of the business and Oceania publications.

“Bardo: Summer of ’20” – a Photozine – by New Exit Group

I always told myself that my first publication would be representative of a large body of personal work, something only I could have produced after a few years of working on a project – all the stars would align, I would curate a coherent sequence, send to print, score a publishing deal, and then make a start on the next idea. Perhaps ambitious – after all, many photographers dream of such an arrangement – but I don’t think it’s too unrealistic a goal, especially as the work I’ve been producing for a while is specifically intended for sequenced, printed presentation.

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