Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Mind’s Eye

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Mind’s Eye
Henri Cartier-Bresson's writings on photography and photographers have been published sporadically over the past 45 years. His essays—several of which have never before been translated into English—are collected here for the first time. The Mind's Eye features Cartier-Bresson's famous text...

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Richard Misrach on Landscape and Meaning

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Richard Misrach on Landscape and Meaning
In the sixth installment of The Photography Workshop Series, Richard Misrach—well known for sublime and expansive landscapes that focus on the relationship between humans and their environment—offers his insight into creating photographs that are visually beautiful and contain cultural implications....

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PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice

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PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice
How does a photographic project or series evolve? How important are "style" and "genre"? What comes first--the photographs or a concept? PhotoWork is a collection of interviews by forty photographers about their approach to making photographs and, more importantly, a...

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Photographer's Playbook

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Photographer's Playbook
The best way to learn is by doing. The Photographer's Playbook features photography assignments, as well as ideas, stories and anecdotes from many of the world's most talented photographers and photography professionals. Whether you're looking for exercises to improve your...

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Lee Miller's War: Beyond D-Day

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Lee Miller's War: Beyond D-Day
Lee Miller’s work for Vogue from 1941–1945 sets her apart as a photographer and writer of extraordinary ability. The quality of her photography from the period has long been recognized as outstanding, and its full range is shown here, accompanied...

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Icons and Identities: Famous Faces from the National Portrait Gallery Collection

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Icons and Identities: Famous Faces from the National Portrait Gallery Collection
The National Portrait Gallery holds the world's most extensive collection of portraits: a museum of people, a gallery of stories and ideas, and a home of artistic masterpieces. It celebrates the power and creativity of individuals - artists as well...

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Dawoud Bey on Photographing People and Communities

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Dawoud Bey on Photographing People and Communities
In the fifth installment of The Photography Workshop Series, Dawoud Bey—well known for striking portraits that reflect both the individual and their larger community—offers his insight on creating meaningful and beautiful portraits that capture the subject and speak to something...

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The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present

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The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present
Newly revised histories of photography as recorded via the photobook have added enormously to our understanding of the medium’s culture, particularly in places that are often marginalized, such as Latin America and Africa. However, until now, only a handful of...

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The New York Times Magazine: Photographs

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The New York Times Magazine: Photographs
For over 30 years, The New York Times Magazine has been synonymous with the myriad possibilities and applications of photography. The New York Times Magazine: Photographs reflects upon and interrogates the very nature of both photography and print magazines at...

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Photography: The Whole Story

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Photography: The Whole Story
Photography: The Whole Story leads you through the world’s most iconic photographs – those images that have become key reference points in our conception of ourselves and the world around us. • Organized chronologically, it traces the evolution of photography...

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Mary Ellen Mark on the Portrait and the Moment

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Mary Ellen Mark on the Portrait and the Moment
In the fourth installment of The Photography Workshop Series, Mary Ellen Mark (1940-2015)—well known for the emotional power of her pictures, be they of people or animals—offers her insight on observing the world and capturing dramatic moments that reveal more...

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Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation

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Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation
In this installment of The Photography Workshop Series, Larry Fink―well known for his layered pictures in social settings―explores composing photographs and improvising within a scene to create images with both feeling and meaning. Aperture Foundation works with the world’s top...

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Eyes Open: 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids

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Eyes Open: 23 Photography Projects for Curious Kids
Compiled by Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas, Eyes Open is a sourcebook of photography ideas for kids—to engage with the world through the camera. Twenty-three enticing projects help inspire a process of discovery and new ways of telling stories and animating...

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The Experimental Self: The Photography of Edvard Munch

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The Experimental Self: The Photography of Edvard Munch
Discover Edvard Munch’s investigative and poetic photographs of himself and his surroundings +++Language: EnglishFormat: Hardback | 120 pagesDimensions: 212 x 250mm | 612g  

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Diane Arbus: A Chronology, 1923-1971

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Diane Arbus: A Chronology, 1923-1971
Diane Arbus: A Chronology is the closest thing possible to a contemporaneous diary by one of the most daring, influential and controversial artists of the twentieth century. Drawn primarily from Arbus' extensive correspondence with friends, family and colleagues, personal notebooks...

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Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman

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Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman
Today color photography is so ubiquitous that it's hard to believe there was a time when this was not the case. Color Rush explores the developments that led us to this point, looking at the way color photographs circulated and...

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Aperture Conversations: 1985 to the Present

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Aperture Conversations: 1985 to the Present
Why did Henri Cartier-Bresson nearly have a posthumous exhibition while still alive? What led Stephen Shore to work with color? Why was Sophie Calle accused of stealing Vermeer’s The Concert? And what is Susan Meiselas’s take on Instagram and the...

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RongRong's Diary: Beijing East Village

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RongRong's Diary: Beijing East Village
RongRong's Diary: Beijing East Village presents a selection of images and diary entries made by Chinese photographer RongRong (born 1968) between 1993 and 1998, within the artistic community known as Beijing East Village—now poignantly described as “a meteor in the...

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We Are Like Air

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We Are Like Air
Award-winning photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani tells the story of her mother, a Filipina domestic worker who has spent half of her life in Hong Kong. Also featuring other female migrant domestic workers, this compilation of Bacani’s characteristic black-and-white photographs offers...

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The Heart of the Photograph: 100 Questions for Making Stronger, More Expressive Photographs

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The Heart of the Photograph: 100 Questions for Making Stronger, More Expressive Photographs
Learn to ask better, more helpful questions of your work so that you can create stronger and more powerful photographs.Photographers often look at an image—one they’ve either already created or are in the process of making—and ask themselves a simple...

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Record Extra Issue No. 1 Daido Moriyama x Hajime Sawatari ('SNAP' and 'TAO')

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Record Extra Issue No. 1 Daido Moriyama x Hajime Sawatari ('SNAP' and 'TAO')
Daido Moriyama and Hajime Sawatari have organized a competitive performance for the first time in decades of fellowship. It is a bound volume of a pair of two works of “SNAP” by Moriyama and “TAO” by Sawatari. It incorporates 66...

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At Work

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At Work
Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are madeLeibovitz addresses young photographers and readers interested in what photographers do, but any reader interested in contemporary history will be fascinated by her account of one of the...

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How I Make Photographs

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How I Make Photographs
The 'Masters of Photography' series is a new approach to photography how-to. Each volume is dedicated to the work of one key photographer who, through a series of bite-sized lessons and ideas, tells you everything you always wanted to know...

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Biography

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Biography
The twentieth century was that of the image, and the legendary photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, born in 1908, was the eye of the century. Cartier-Bresson was always on the spot, recording historic events as they happened. His work focused on Mexico...

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