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Unique Bundle: Book + Workbook


By Katherine Oktober Matthews

This bundle includes the theory-based book Unique: Making Photographs in the Age of Ubiquity and the companion Workbook with more than 35 exercises.



What is a “unique” photograph? Is it still possible to make photographs that are unique, given the medium’s ubiquity in our world?

Unique: Making Photographs in the Age of Ubiquity is a thoughtful guide for photographers through today’s complex landscape of images, with the ultimate goal of understanding how to make images that matter. Artist and editor Katherine Oktober Matthews leads readers through a way of thinking about images over three parts: Understanding Photographs, Making Photographs, and Moving in Pursuit of Unique. In images, Unique features work by nearly fifty contemporary artists, both established and emerging, who have taken a role in defining the language of photography.

Unique: The Workbook is a practical companion to the theory-based book, and includes more than 35 exercises that invite you to analyze, reflect, investigate, and practice.


About the author

Katherine Oktober Matthews is an artist, analyst, editor, and journalist. She is a cultural critic in the field of art photography and has written widely on the contemporary photo world, most notably in her former role as Chief Editor of GUP Magazine, an international photography print publication and online platform. Her self-published book I Love Animals (2017) was shortlisted for the Arles Photobook Award and selected for the Athens Photo Festival book exhibition. Her book Elsewhere, a photo | personal essay, is forthcoming from Leaping Man. See more at:

Additional information

Book format

Book: softcover with French flaps
Workbook: softcover


Book: 978-94-93075-01-6
Workbook: 978-94-93075-03-0


Book: 192 pages
Workbook: 74 pages


Book: 62
Workbook: N/A


166 x 225 mm (6.5 x 8.9 inches)

Publication date

Book: December 2018
Workbook: October 2019


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