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“I spent, probably a better part of my life learning how to take photographs, learning how to be a better photographer, and that doesn’t necessarily translate into designing a book, or knowing who to contact, or distributing, or any of that. Any of those multitude of things that you need to do to put a […]

November 12, 2015, 5:30–7:30 p.m.: An opening event at Duke’s Rubenstein Library Photography Gallery for the exhibition Aunties: The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila that includes a reception, artist’s talk, and book signing.  In 2014, Nadia Sablin was chosen by renowned curator and historian Sandra S. Phillips to win the seventh biennial Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography for her color series […]

Wesley Hogan Director, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and Deborah Jakubs Rita DiGiallonardo Holloway University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs, Duke University Cordially invite you to an artist’s talk and reception for Aunties: The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila Photographs by Nadia Sablin Selected by Sandra S. Phillips to win […]

Nadia Sablin, a freelance photographer based in Brooklyn, New York, was chosen by renowned photography curator and art historian Sandra S. Phillips to win the seventh biennial Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography in 2014. The editing, design, and production of Nadia Sablin’s winning first prize book, Aunties, is solidly under way. […]

“Picture books, books of photographs, are not being lost to the digital revolution; if anything they have become only more meaningful, more treasured.”—Sandra S. Phillips, 2014 First Book Prize judge Congratulations to Nadia Sablin, a freelance photographer based in Brooklyn, New York, who was selected by renowned curator and historian Sandra S. Phillips, senior curator of photography […]

Get those applications in! As Alexa Dilworth, the publications and awards director at the Center for Documentary Studies, says of the First Book Prize in her recent Mixtape for LENSCRATCH, “There are so few ways that photographers can publish a first book, a mass-distributed book at that, without putting themselves in hock. The First Book Prize […]

“There are so many excellent artists that have not had the opportunity to publish their work. What is so special about the CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is that the work of the winning photographer is not just published, but published, designed, and produced beautifully. Another great aspect of this prize is that it […]