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Print Edition

96 pages

Portfolios, Articles, Interviews

Award-winning, book-quality printing

Issued six times a year

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Tablet Edition

This newly-designed and enhanced Tablet Edition includes everything in our print edition, including the articles and text interviews.

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LensWork Extended

Computer Edition

No page limitations

More images

Audio interviews, video features

Issued six times a year

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LensWork Online 2019

Membership website with content, content, and more content!

Downloadable PDFs of LensWork and LensWork Extended

"PNC - Photography, Not Cameras" video series, Looking at Images commentaries, podcast archives, video workshops, Creative Labs, and much more! Literally, terabytes of content!

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Independent, stand-alone, book-length publications featuring the work of one photographer or a single theme

Black-and-white projects, as well as color work

Larger than LensWork, the Monographs are 9”x8”, either portrait or landscape orientation

Issued three times a year, by subscription only

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New! Seeing in SIXES 2019!

The Creative Life in Photography Audiobook

Photography, Art and Media by Brooks Jensen

The Best of the LensWork Interviews

Many more books on photography and the creative process

Print, ePub, and Kindle versions

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The longest running podcast in all of photography — over 1100 podcasts and counting!

Short 5-10 min comments on photography and the creative process

New episodes every week

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Visual Workshop series taught by Brooks Jensen

Available via streaming video at our membership website, LensWork Online

Folios Workshop, PDF Publishing, Finding an Audience for Your Work

Chapbooks & Keepsakes in production now!

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LensWork Mission Statement

The premise of LensWork is that photography is more than mere craft. Photography is, or can be, a way of life. Beyond cameras and equipment, beyond film and chemistry, beyond pixels and technology lie the mysteries of the creative life shared by those who strive to communicate and express themselves clearly – fine art photographers, commercial photographers, amateurs and professionals. LensWork is an exploration of the path of creative photography. Through an exchange of ideas, insight, personal experience, and opinions, it is hoped LensWork will inspire photographic artists to create work which truly bears their signature.

The focus of LensWork is ideas/images rather than gear/techniques; imagination rather than imitation; and an understanding of photography beyond craft. Images are published as portfolios of art or to illustrate the creative concepts expressed in the articles. For those looking for a more technically oriented publication, we refer you to one of the many excellent photographic books or magazines currently available.

We are pleased to offer editorial from nationally recognized photographers and writers. We’re equally delighted to publish articles or portfolios from our readers.