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A street photography book about the spirit of one of the most diverse, exciting cities in the world.
A street photography book about the spirit of one of the most diverse, exciting cities in the world.
119 backers pledged $5,559 to help bring this project to life.

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Souls of San Francisco is a celebration of the diversity and spirit of one the most amazing cities in the world. Garry Bowden started this street photography project in October 2011 as a way to explore this EPIC city. It quickly evolved into much, much more.

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Yahweh
Yahweh
Nefertiti
Nefertiti

A 1st edition 40 page art book will be published in February 2013. The book will also be a published as a softcover and deluxe limited edition large format hardcover.

In addition to the photos, the book will feature stories from interactions with the people Garry photographed. Publication will coincide with an exhibition of the photographs in San Francisco.

Meet Zuzu
Meet Zuzu
Ebony and Oak
Ebony and Oak

The money raised in this Kickstarter campaign will cover production and design expenses, the printing costs for the books, the prints, and book release party. 

Welcome to the Jungle
Welcome to the Jungle
The Gatekeeper
The Gatekeeper

T-Shirt & Tote bag


Thank you so much for your support!

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P.S. - We'll be selling a limited number of copies of the book to art book stores and specialist shops. If you're with a shop and would like to sell the book once it's published, please contact us.

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Risks and challenges

We are working with this publisher and clothing manufacturer for the first time so making all this stuff is a new thing for us, but I am confident we will have everything out on schedule!

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    A huge thank you and your name printed in the book.

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    {eBOOK} A digital copy of the Souls of San Francisco book with video street interviews (exclusive to ebook), optimized for iPad and other devices.

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    {POSTCARD} A set of 5 postcards w/ images from the Souls of San Francisco project + ebook.

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    {DELUXE SOFT COVER BOOK PACKAGE} 40pg 1st Edition softcover book + postcard pack + tote bag + ebook.

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    {LIMITED EDITION SIGNED HARDCOVER BOOK} 40pg 1st Edition signed hardcover book + digital copy of the book.

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    {DELUXE LIMITED EDITION SIGNED HARDCOVER PACKAGE} 40pg 1st Edition signed hardcover book + postcard pack + tote bag + t-shirt + ebook.

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    {BOOK RELEASE PARTY} Backers party for you to view the exhibit in print with your local San Franciscans + Limited Collecter's Hardcover edition book + t-shirt + postcard pack + tote bag + ebook. Includes food and drinks + live music by a local band.

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    {YOUR SOUL} Garry will meet you in San Francisco at the location of your choice to take your picture for the book + Limited collector's edition signed hardcover book + t-shirt + tote bag + postcard pack + ebook.

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    {GALLERY PRINT} 20x30 Gallery print of your choosing on aluminum + 2 Limited edition signed hardcover 1st edition + t-shirt + ebook + postcard pack + tote bag + admission to the book release party.

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    {DINNER + GALLERY PRINT} Dinner with Garry at a bomb ass San Francisco restaurant + 40x60 Gallery print of your choosing on aluminum + 2 Limited edition signed hardcover 1st edition + t-shirt + ebook + postcard pack + tote bag + admission to the book release party.

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