Eyeshot Book

Richard Koci Hernandez’s “The Geometry of Life”


“The Geometry of Life” is the first photography monograph of the award-winning visual storyteller Richard Koci Hernandez, with a foreword by Ben Lowy. With 147 photographs, the author bring us on a journey filled with nostalgia and mystery. 

Koci’s visual and stylistic consistency of vision was the fairy dust that added magic to the content that inundated the new digital platforms, depicted in “The Geometry of Life”. Richard Koci Hernandez created visual pieces that were enchanted with nostalgia and mystery. He delved into his work, producing content that bridged the divide between the analog past and the digital future. The work is a glimpse of a more extensive body of work. A vision inspired by the history of photography – the evolution of image-making and creativity at its zenith.

“The Geometry of Life” 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

Richard Koci Hernandez

With a long history in photography, journalism, and art, Richard Koci Hernandez has the visual skills that allow him to combine his photojournalistic reflex in timing, his artistic eye for composition, his historical knowledge of the medium, and his unique vision wrought with wistfulness, mystery, and tenderness. 

The Monograph

“The Geometry of Life”

Since the advent and widespread adoption of digital photography, creatives have been on a roller coaster ride of evolution and adaptation, the changing medium of image-making transforming creative output. One can easily choose to incorporate any techniques and filters in their art. Koci’s visual and stylistic consistency of vision was the fairy dust that added magic to the content that inundated the new digital platforms, depicted in “The Geometry of Life”. 

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.


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

“I feel deeply attracted to the surrealism of everyday life and the poetry of ordinary things […] that can be used to create my own reality, my photographic world. After all, photography is [nothing but] a lie”.

Richard Koci Hernandez

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