'Alone for hours on end in the darkness, I would daydream about the adventures to come. one day, I imagined, a stranger would fall in love with me'.
On the occasion of the publication of Looking for Love, Time magazine wrote:
'Love makes people do strange things. The history of mankind is rife with love producing illogical and oddball behavior. When it comes to photography, falling in love with the medium is hardly an exception. For example, someone painfully shy might find themselves impulsively photographing strangers without asking for permission. Or, they instinctively photograph something without any ability to later explain why. Alec Soth's newest book Looking for Love, 1996 is, in its way, about both—the search for love guided by the heart and the search of love guided by the eye.'
published by Kominek in 2012, first edition, fine copy