Tobin Walton dropped this little baby on my doorstep, and for this I say “Thank you!” A handmade Zine titled “August, Meditations and Meanderings from the month of August 2015.” Typewritten title page, handmade illustrations, ink on paper, a handmade paper of some sort for a cover, a few staples and the results are outstanding. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again, receiving these style pubs, for me, is as good or better than receiving straight photography books. These small, personal publications are in some cases as considered as an offset monograph, but they come with none of the pretentions or stresses of a mainstream print piece. Perhaps what makes them so grand is there are no limits to this style pub. No acquisition editor, no design team, no editor, no need to morph the book into something sellable, just an artist with total creative control. There is certainly a place for all kinds of publications, so don’t think I’m going to hang up my photo book spurs, but long live the Zine.