This Book Might Be The End of Photography As We Know It

In his new book ‘General View,’ photographer Thomas Albdorf pieces together a travel diary from photos found on the internet. Like some sort of virtual mountaineering enthusiast, Thomas Albdorf scours hundreds of images of idyllic landscapes online to splice together a picturesque postcard of a place he hasn’t been to, a souvenir of a time he hasn’t experienced. Albdorf’s newly released book General View is a collection of photographic-based images, specifically of Yosemite National Park, that he uses to build a fictional holiday narrative of hiking in the mountains with his dad.

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