Photography

Order of Imagination

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Order of Imagination: The Photographs of Olivia Parker Cover Image
By Sarah Kennel (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780875772400
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Published: Peabody Essex Museum - June 11th, 2019

 

I’ve been following the work of Olivia Parker ever since David R. Godine published the first book of her work, Signs of Life, in 1978. If you didn’t see her career retrospective at the Peabody Essex Museum this fall, you’re too late. You missed an amazing exhibition, but you can still enjoy this catalog of that show

Dale


The Great Nadar – The Man Behind the Camera

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The Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781101902608
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - July 11th, 2017

Photography lovers will relish this fascinating biography of the legendary French photographer known as Nadar.  A visionary with an abundance of panache, Nadar pioneered the use of aerial photography – he was an avid balloonist – and celebrity photography, photographing tout le monde de Paris – Bernhardt, Delacroix, George Sand, Victor Hugo, among others – he was the Andy Warhol of his time.  Nathan


Humans of New York: Stories

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Humans of New York: Stories Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250058904
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: St. Martin's Press - October 13th, 2015

The second book of HONY. This collection of fascinating photos and stories from the world famous blog is a great gift option for everyone, especially for  friends and family who do not spend much time online and may not know about HONY.

Molly


Toy Stories

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Toy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World and Their Favorite Things Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781419711749
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 25th, 2014

This book is delightful and thought provoking.  What toys would have been in my picture when I was a kid?  Are the adults that these kids will become somehow pictured here as well?  What do our toys say about us?  Make sure to take note of the author photo which shows him with his "toys".

Anne


George Hurrell's Hollywood

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George Hurrell's Hollywood: Glamour Portraits 1925-1992 Cover Image
By Mark A. Vieira, Sharon Stone (Foreword by)
$65.00
ISBN: 9780762450398
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Published: Running Press Adult - November 12th, 2013

An almost unbearably gorgeous book full of almost impossibly glamorous people. One of the ancillary art forms spawned by Hollywood in the studio era was the studio star portrait, and probably the master of them all was George Hurrell. Lighting, makeup and wardrobe helped, but look at what there was to work with (see freckled Joan Crawford's before-and-after portraits)!

Gary


Bear Country

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Bear Country: North America's Grizzly, Black, and Polar Bears Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781594856754
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Published: Mountaineers Books - October 9th, 2012

A gorgeous book of photos of American bears.  This collection will be appreciated by both serious naturalists or those merely looking for the "aw" factor.  It is wonderful to see such joyful pictures of polar bears and a reminder that we should do everything possible to save the environment of these magnificent animals.
Susannah


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