Eyeshot Book

Sakulchai Sikitikul’s “As it happened”

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“As it Happened” is the first monograph of the Thai street photographer Sakulchai Sikitikul, with a foreword by Mel Breyer. The 110 photographs narrate the ordinary wonders happening in the author’s hometown with acute graphic consciousness.

Street photography is not just going out and shooting everything. Because you walk the same path every day but at different times, anything new can happen. This encourages us to be alert and focused all the time, even though many times you might not get any picture at all. Sakulchai Sikitikul focuses on composition, light, colors, as well as moments, trying to maintain balance within the image.

“As it Happened” comes in two different limited-editions: White Edition and Black Edition. The Black Edition features one unique Fine Art Photograph (30×20 cm) that has never been printed for sales before, and exclusively available through the purchasing of the book only. 

The Photographer

Sakulchai Sikitikul

Sakulchai Sikitikul is a Thai street photographer and a business owner in Hat Yai, Songkhla, the southern part of Thailand. He used to work in an advertising company after graduating from Silpakorn University in Communication Art. He started street photography in 2010 and has been a member of the Street Photo Thailand collective since 2014.

The Monograph

“As it Happened”

In his first book “As it Happened”, Sakulchai Sikitikul explores all the possibilities unfolding near his hometown. Social context is put into a personal perspective in his work. In his photographs, there might have been major events, society, people, places, or even small things such as fashion, costumes, how people dressed. The book by Sakulchai Sikitikul expresses the need to document time passing by, and to make these street shots become more than just street shots. The author records his social context and confirms its existence.

Designed and Made in Italy

Fedrigoni Papers

Eyeshot uses only papers from Fedrigoni, an Italian paper mill founded in 1888 in Verona. All Fedrigoni’s papers are FSC® certified, made from pure ECF pulp. Every product is fully biodegradable and recyclable.

Symbol Tatami White 135g/m2 is a thick paper coated on both sides with a Matt finish. Its volume and thickness give it a remarkable textural consistency that makes it ideal for prestigious publications such as Eyeshot’s monographs.

Credentials

EFC: ELEMENTARY CHLORINE FREE. It’s an environmentally friendly type of paper that has been bleached with products free of elemental chlorine. By replacing it with chlorine dioxide, polluting emissions are reduced by 90%.

FSC® MIX. The Forest Stewardship Council is one of the internationally recognised forestry certification systems, which guarantees the proper management of forests and the traceability of the resulting products.

HEAVY METAL ABSENCE. Paper and packaging are produced in a way that allows them to be reused and recycled. The absence of harmful metals and other substances and materials that are hazardous to human health is guaranteed.

LONG LIFE: ISO 9706. This certification ensures that paper production recycles more CO2 than it emits, thus reducing the release of CO2 into the atmosphere that causes global warming. In compliance with ISO 9706 standards, the paper we use is acid-free which gives it resistance to light, wear and tear, and durability over time. It can be stored for up to 200 years.

The Photographer’s Vision

“My street photography work is not limited to any form, humor, storytelling, shadows or colors. But there is one thing that is above all shooting styles. Choosing to record those moments in the various aspects of the society in which they live.”

Sakulchai Sikitikul

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