CARLOS DETRES

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NEWS About My Upcoming Book: Ghosts of New Amsterdam

 TriBeCa, Manhattan

TriBeCa, Manhattan

In one aspect, yes, I believe in ghosts, but we create them. We haunt ourselves.
— Laurie Halse Anderson, Wintergirls

I'm really excited to announce the release of my photography book, Ghosts of New Amsterdam. It's a visually lyrical collection of photos that together compile my experience of living and visiting, New York City, the spiritual home of capitalism during a post-9/11 era; a time in which many of us have begun to wonder what the American Dream really is and what traditional values have changed and why. The visual text is subtle and I leaned more on metaphor than literal interpretation, which gave the project a dreamlike narrative. It's photojournalism if photojournalism was taken literally as a personal visual journal, like a diary.

The book is slated for an October release and will be available on Amazon as well as my site. I can't wait to share the cover, which is beginning to look exactly as I wanted. 

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