How great is this? A photo-essay in the mail, in postcard form. Two sets, one a single image and velum cover. The second a full essay. This production is brought to you by Wim Jansen in Hamburg, Germany. “Thirty-Six/Three” is described as “Twelve stories in the period of twelve months each told in twelve photographs.” This kind of thing makes me interested in photography again. A potent little package in print form. Thanks Wim!
I took a creative writing class in uni, what feels like centuries ago. One of my classmates wrote a brilliant short piece called Dishpig’s Manifesto.
There’s something about Wim’s 7 pictures (in the second photo) that remind me so much of that piece.
And I cheated you out of the other five images! It’s a nice essay. Cool to think of something in sets of 7, or 10, or 12.
Moin from Hamburg, a joy to read that my little cards makes you interested in photography again! Thank you for showing my project on your shifter website! It’s a honor! See you soon somewhere out there!
Your welcome, thanks for sending.
I used to go to Staples and get prints done on their business card stock and then cut them to size.
I also tried using drugstore self serve photolab printers (CVS, Walgreens etc)
The quality was not what I wanted, but I knew there were going through the mail system so they were going to get scuffed up a bit.
Do you know how were these printed? I am really interested in printing my works again, in small form.
I think they were printed on an inkjet printer on postcard stock. That’s how I print mine as well. I did a post a while back about the printer and paper I use.
Oh yes… Printed on Hahnemühle Paper with a Epson 3880 printer! I love to print my work by myself! Need any further infos please contact me Aaron…! 🙂
I dont have the money to spend on an Epson large format printer.
I had used a HP Deskjet printer to recently print photo-postcards but the quality was less than nice.
I am wondering if there is a affordable solution to making decent prints.