Mirror][rorriM
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Mirror][rorriM

We at Cloud Orchid Publishing are constantly seeking new ways to push the envelope and challenge what makes a book a “book.”  Our latest collection “Mirror][rorriM” features only one word per page.  But that one word will make you stop and consider. The photos were originally taken at Che Correa’s photography studio in Wisconsin.  Model … Continue reading

Recline
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Recline

We at Cloud Orchid Publishing love exploring the beauty of the female form.  Photographer in Chief Bryan Thompson of Graffiti Photographic has spent years photographing models from all over the United States. Barbados Pearl was a model that caught Bryan’s eye.  He was intrigued by her personality and her unique body.  They spent a sunny … Continue reading

Spirits of the Wind
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Spirits of the Wind

NEW RELEASE – “Spirits of the Wind” Author Brendan Detzner brings the old Velvet Lounge to life once again. Photos transport us to a time when music was truly alive and kicking up all night jam-sessions. Spirits of the Wind transports the reader to a time when Chicago truly was a center for the coolest … Continue reading

Absent Ventriloquist
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Absent Ventriloquist

Little Alice and Bryan Thompson of Graffiti Photographic spent a sunny afternoon playing photoshoot in the Wisconsin studio owned by COM crew member Che Correa.  One of the sets that were captured is featured in Absent Ventriloquist, a commentary on mental illness and awareness. The photos were taken while different music played.  Little Alice was feeling … Continue reading

Pallid Hours: Autumn Freed
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Pallid Hours: Autumn Freed

The COM crew always documents their adventures, both fantastical and mundane.  During the years that co-editor Little Alice spent commuting to her job in the northern suburbs, she passed the time by taking photos of the scenery. Pallid Hours: Autumn Freed is an art book featuring the photos Little Alice took during the autumn months, … Continue reading

Spirits of the Wind
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Spirits of the Wind

Spirits of the Wind is a collaboration between Cloud Orchid Publishing and established author Brendan Detzner.  His novella Spirits of the Wind recaptures the glory days of the original Velvet Lounge in the Chicago South Loop.  The story takes the reader into the underground of the jazz world, and offers up an incredible slice of local … Continue reading

Waiting
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Waiting

The photo project “Waiting” was created on one of the OSR caravan trips when Graffiti Photographic spent an evening capturing model Erin Haught in her natural state.  This genuine series whispered a story to the COM crew, and inspired Little Alice to write freeform poetry featuring a jilting lover left waiting indefinitely. Erin brought a … Continue reading