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Book of the Week Book of the Week: A Pick by Bryan Formhals Photographer and LPV Magazine founder Bryan Formhals picks And Every Day Was Overcast by Betsy Karel as photo-eye Book of the Week.
And Every Day Was Overcast by Paul Kwiatkowski.
Black Balloon Publishing, 2013.
 
This week's Book of the Week pick comes from photographer and LPV Magazine founder Bryan Formhals who has selected And Every Day Was Overcast by Paul Kwiatkowski from Black Balloon Publishing. The book was also selected as a Best Book of 2013 by Doug Rickard.

"In May of 2012 I flew back to Minneapolis to visit my family. A few days before Paul Kwiatkowski sent me a PDF copy of his book And Everyday Was Overcast. I held off reading it until my flight because I generally don't enjoy flying and knew that I'd probably end up immersed in the book.

It turns out I was more than immersed. The book re-arranged my mental furniture to such a degree that it was one of the most thrilling experiences I've had viewing a piece of art. I knew when I finished it that Paul was a singular voice, and someone that was going to have an impact. Since that first experience, the book has been published, and received a good amount of acclaim and attention. But more importantly for me, it launched a new a collaboration with Paul. It has been a wild ride already. And Everyday Was Overcast is one of those few pieces of art that I'll never forget." —Bryan Formhals

And Every Day Was Overcast by Paul Kwiatkowski. Black Balloon Publishing, 2013.

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Bryan Formhals is a photographer and a digital media strategist at B&H Photo. He's the founder of LPV Magazine which is now dead. There are only Photographs on the Brain. He currently lives in Astoria, Queens.







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