Established in 2012, BLOW UP PRESS (BUP) is a boutique-style publishing house run by two photography enthusiasts. BUP publishes photobooks and lens-based art books. Initially operating as an online publisher, BUP switched to paper in 2016. Since then it has produced 15+ publications reflecting the publishing house motto: "When the story matters" and gaining recognition among readers and critics around the world. From 2020, BLOW UP PRESS also organises the BUP Book Award - a photobook competition, in which the main prize is to transfer existing photo project to the book format and its publication.