Current Books & Artists

Coming in 2021

Workshop Stories Cover

Workshop Stories: changed through photography
Edited by Elizabeth Opalenik

Stories guide us and stories define us. Workshop Stories are glimpses into the magic of the photography workshop experience. Sharing the images and words of over 100 photography teachers and workshop leaders, this book captures the possibilities of growth, community, and photography in the world while sharing the legacy of numerous workshop programs starting in the 1960s through today. Inspiring images and stories gathered by Elizabeth Opalenik create a thoughtful book and a road map to our community’s future.

Workshop Stories Available Here.   •  Preview of the book here. 

Owens: Legacy of Suburbia Book Cover

Bill Owens: The Legacy of SuburbiaPhotographs 1964-2020

Available soon this book includes the range of Bill Owens amazing photographs. Limited edition book will come with a signed print.

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Sorrow into Song
by Geir and Kate Jordahl

Sorrow into Song was conceived and designed by Geir and Kate Jordahl while sheltered in place during the 2020 Pandemic. The artwork in this volume was created at their home in Bellingham, Washington. Sorrow into Song includes poems written by poet Sara Teasdale at the time of the 1918 Flu Pandemic.

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Finding Peace in a Restless World was conceived to honor the three decades legacy of the PhotoCentral Spring Exhibition. This  book features 90Finding Peace in a Restless World artists celebrating creativity in challenging times. Includes poetry by Marcela Griffin, Kate Jordahl, Bruce Roberts, and Sim Warkov and is edited and designed by Geir and Kate Jordahl.

Order HERE with other recent titles Resonance: Eleven Artists Respond to the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District at Seventy-Five and Hayward Vintage Views: Photographs from the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District Archive. 

Cultures in Transition Book with Medals

Cultures in Transition: Spirit Heart Soul – Oliver Klink

Photographs by Oliver Klink, Foreword by Anne Wilkes Tucker, Afterword by Peter Finke, Intro by Geir Jordahl, Design by Kate Jordahl

PubWest 2018 – Judges’ Choices Award, Gold Award Photography book – nine awards for best photography book of 2019

Other Titles

Book Covergetting to know the map – 40 Years of Photography

Made by Hand Book CoverMade by Hand: Exhibition and Panel Discussion on the Handmade Photographic Print