Sight-_Seeing2 /
the second part of a project by Wolfgang Scheppe in cooperation with TirolWerbung

JM Colberg wrote in a review:
“...To be engaged in sightseeing means to be engaged in photographing. Sight-_Seeing 2 is the second photobook of its kinds investigating this process, showcasing the work of a group of photographers working in Tyrol. Just like in the previous book, the result is nothing but amazing. I find myself endlessly fascinated by the slightly different photographic approaches to the landscapes and scenes, and I can’t stop smiling about the fact that professional photographers make such lousy sightseeing photographs. By which I mean that the photographs are not lousy at all, quite on the contrary...  But none of that really matters too much, because the end result is so engaging. The book is designed very smartly and elegantly and the photographs, in part through the way they’re organized, manage to do what pages and pages of theoretical writing so far have failed to achieve: Make us understand photography in ways that is not completely detached from the images in question. Wonderful.

link to W. Scheppe site and a german review for SZ

Walking the fine line between documentation and fictionalization: seven photographers provide us with a new picture of Tyrol.

photographs by
Hansi Herbig, Verena Kathrein, Jörg Koopmann, Regina Recht, Sebastian Schels, Alexander Ziegler; texts by
Gero Günther, Wolfgang Scheppe, Raoul Schrott;
192 pages, Hatje Cantz

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