B O O K S

Photography books published by Jay Plogman. 

All are available for sale in print and pdf versions.

Musings from Manila
A Philippine Photo Odyssey

An exhilarating journey through the Philippines, "Musings from Manila" photobook celebrates the multifaceted experiences of the islands. Poignant and ennobling at the same time, the photographs chronicle the dizzying and colorful lives of Filipinos and documents the spectacular and enigmatic landscapes of the country. Photographer Jay Plogman guides us through the vibrant people, exciting events and captivating places in this island nation, a visual introduction to a country steeped in history, contradiction, and hope.

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14M

"14M" is a collection of images of Metro Manila taken from a single vantage point, the fourteenth floor window of a high-rise condominium in the central business district of Makati over a two-and-a-half year period of time. From the messy bustle of the metropolis below to the drama of the skies above, all is captured in stunning hues and striking patterns. The evocative photos are full of awe and empathy.

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intimo

Intimo is a collection of intimate portraits of Asian men by photographer Jay Plogman. The images explore multiple dimensions of the male body in various settings. The photographs celebrate a wide range of expressions: from the passive to the dynamic, from the gritty to the elegant, from the exotic to the erotic. Intimo is a call to appreciate the diversity of male beauty.

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intimo 2

Intimo 2 is the second collection of intimate portraits of men by photographer Jay Plogman. The photography book features a diverse range of men in assorted settings, celebrating beauty in various forms.

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best of intimo

"Best of Intimo" is a collection of intimate portraits of men by Jay Plogman taken between 2005 and 2013. This collection is culled from the books "Intimo" (2010) and "Intimo 2" (2013) with some new additional unpublished material. The images explore multiple dimensions of the male body in various settings. The photographs celebrate a wide range of expressions: from the passive to the dynamic, from the gritty to the elegant, from the exotic to the erotic. "Best of Intimo" is a call to appreciate the diversity of male beauty.

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silhouette

Using dramatic back lighting, the male body and the intimate encounters of men are explored. The resulting silhouette effect, situations, and perspectives combine to create a unique visual take on male eroticism.

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