Ron Jude – Emmett
Published by The Ice Plant, 2010
I’ve been a fan of Ron’s work for a while and was really glad to see this book coming for the past few months. This book is somewhat similar to his book Alpine Star in that it is comprised of photographs seemingly taken from his hometown in Idaho. These images were made in the 80s, but with the editing and sequencing they feel very contemporary. I think Ron’s imagery works really well in book form; the intimacy and order from a book go hand in hand with the personality and nostalgia inherent in this work.