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The Great Life Photographers

Author : The Editors of LIFE
ISBN : 0316097934
Genre : Photography
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The Great LIFE Photographers is the most comprehensive anthology of LIFE photography ever published, featuring the best work of every staff photographer who worked for the famous magazine, and that of a handful of others who shot for LIFE. It was always the photographers who made LIFE great, and this is the most vivid and exciting portrait of those men and women that has ever been produced. The book offers more than 100 portfolios including those of Alfred Eisenstaedt, Margaret Bourke-White, Carl Mydans, Gordon Parks, W. Eugene Smith, Robert Capa, Ralph Morse, Nina Leen, Harry Benson, Philippe Halsman, and Joe McNally, whose work for LIFE in the aftermath of September 11 was in the finest tradition of the magazine. Each portfolio includes a short biography, offering an intimate look at the people behind the lens. Here are the defining moments of the 20th century, including MacArthur wading ashore by Mydans, Capa's D-Day landing at Omaha Beach and, of course, Eisenstaedt's sailor kissing the nurse. Here are the first pictures taken from inside the womb and the first taken from outer space. Here are powerful scenes from Tiananmen Square and from the American South during the Civil Rights movement. LIFE helped make icons of Sophia Loren and Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles and Michael Jackson, and those indelible photographs are here too. This attractive new paperback edition is an affordable way to own some of the most memorable photographs ever made, stunningly reproduced in black and white and full color.
Category: Photography

As I See It

Author : John Loengard
ISBN : 0500543070
Genre : Photography, Artistic
File Size : 30.76 MB
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John Loengard, one of the great LIFE magazine photographers, sums up his fifty-year career in this handsome volume. From a shimmering Marilyn Monroe to a man dozing on the beach, from a guffawing Ronald Reagan to Henri Cartier-Bresson flying a kite, from a groundskeeper in Dublin to picnickers in Central Park, Loengard's vision moves us with its humanity and artistry.
Category: Photography, Artistic

Digital Photography Step By Step

Author : Tom Ang
ISBN : 9780241296387
Genre : Photography
File Size : 69.77 MB
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Become a confident, creative photographer with practical and inspirational advice from Tom Ang. Find your inner photographer and get the most out of your camera with Digital Photography Step by Step. Packed with expert knowledge, it is the perfect combination of practical photography instruction and visual inspiration to help you make your own masterpieces in a flash. Teaching you the basics of how to approach a subject, develop projects, and manipulate images in a series of inspiring photography assignments, Digital Photography Step by Step covers all the latest advances in digital photography to help you master each and every step of taking a photograph.
Category: Photography

Women Workers And Race In Life Magazine

Author : Dolores Flamiano
ISBN : 9781351536462
Genre : Art
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The tension between social reform photography and photojournalism is examined through this study of the life and work of German ?gr?ansel Mieth (1909-1998), who made an unlikely journey from migrant farm worker to Life photographer. She was the second woman in that role, after Margaret Bourke-White. Unlike her colleagues, Mieth was a working-class reformer with a deep disdain for Life's conservatism and commercialism. In fact, her work often subverted Life's typical representations of women, workers, and minorities. Some of her most compelling photo essays used skillful visual storytelling to offer fresh views on controversial topics: birth control, vivisection, labor unions, and Japanese American internment during the Second World War. Her dual role as reformer and photojournalist made her a desirable commodity at Life in the late 1930s and early 40s, but this role became untenable in Cold War America, when her career was cut short. Today Mieth's life and photographs stand as compelling reminders of the vital yet overlooked role of immigrant women in twentieth-century photojournalism. Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine draws upon a rich array of primary sources, including Mieth's unpublished memoir, oral histories, and labor archives. The book seeks to unravel and understand the multi-layered, often contested stories of the photographer's life and work. It will be of interest to scholars of photography history, women's studies, visual culture, and media history.
Category: Art

Moment By Moment

Author : John Loengard
ISBN : 0500970777
Genre : Photography
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As John Loengard writes in the preface to this monograph, The truth is: a good photograph cannot be repeated. This may be why a photograph of a brief moment, an instant in time, can hold our interest forever. Moment by Moment is an intriguing selection of many moments in John Loengard s long career. His subjects include movie stars, writers, politicians, artists, and other photographers, as well as normal people engaged in a host of extraordinary activities or, rather, typical activities rendered unforgettable or of enduring interest by the photographer s vision. From a shimmering Marilyn Monroe to a brooding T. S. Eliot, from a now almost sinister silhouette of Bill Cosby to an iconic shot of the Beatles, from an Etonian to a boy in the streets of Manchester, as well as ranchers, sweepers, picnickers, and fellow photographers, Loengard s vision moves and delights us with his humanity and artistry. Moment by Moment enlarges our understanding and deepens our appreciation of Loengard s photographs with insightful commentaries on each of the pictures reproduced in the book. "
Category: Photography

Still Life In Photography

Author : Paul Martineau
ISBN : 9781606060339
Genre : Photography
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The genre of still life is considered from a wide range of visual perspectives as it spans the history of photography from the early nineteenth century to the present.
Category: Photography


Author : John Ingledew
ISBN : 1856694321
Genre : Photography
File Size : 24.68 MB
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"John Ingledew: Photography provides a basic introduction for students across the visual arts. This accessible, inspirational guide to creative photography explores the subjects and themes that have always obsessed photographers and explains technique in a clear and simple way. Embracing the whole spectrum of photography from traditional to digital, it introduces the work of the masters of the art as well as showing fresh, dynamic images created by young photographers from all over the world. An essential resource, the book also provides a valuable overview of careers in photography and a comprehensive reference section, including a glossary of technical vocabulary."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Photography

Book Review Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015066027981
Genre : Books
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Every 3d issue is a quarterly cumulation.
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The Life Of A Photograph

Author : Sam Abell
ISBN : 9781426203299
Genre : Photography
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The renowned National Geographic photographer and educator presents a host of his acclaimed photographs, organized by theme, accompanied by personal anecdotes, explanations, and behind-the-scenes stories of each picture. 10,000 first printing.
Category: Photography