Parked next to a gas pump, a car has its hood up. Two men work on the car, a seventies-era machine. One man is older and more formally dressed.
“Nicoletta’s comprehensive visual history of gay San Francisco does indeed, to quote Sylvester’s gay anthem, make us feel Mighty Real.”
“His skaters are akin to acrobats poised in midair, neither ascending nor falling, but perfectly pictured in a world of their own.”
Fred Herzog’s images in Modern Color were created over 50 years ago and still have the power to stop you in your tracks.
“a fascinating, stirring, and well-researched tale with insights into the thinking and lives of flawed people.”
“echoes with a vision of the otherworldly, and a kind of purity where gravity has no pull and people float in a world of color and abstract beauty.”
Manuello Paganelli’s Cuba: A Personal Journey, 1989–2016, begins with his story of lost family connections and trying to rediscover his Cuban roots.
American photographer Berenice Abbott’s images of 30s New York architecture made her one the most influential photographers of that era.
Gordon Parks: I Am You: Selected Works 1942–1978 is an astounding book displaying the remarkable photographic talents of Gordon Parks, a man who was equally at ease in documenting the Civi
“Those who are fans of Trager's work, especially his silvery black and white images, will find Ina’s portraits a rewarding pleasure.”
“The Eyes of the City invites an unhurried view, seducing the eye to linger over the images, letting stories come to life in the mind.”
50 Contemporary Photographers You Should Know is meant to be a Who’s Who of current influential photographers with the assumption that anyone who cares about contemporary photogra
Edward Burtynsky’s aerial photographs in Essential Elements go beyond the kind of satellite images and views that Google Earth has made commonplace in recent years.
A photographic publication of any historical event is to be welcomed, and the Second World War was one of the most widely covered and photographed conflicts in history.
Benjamin Grant has created a unique series of images in Overview: A New Perspective of Earth, which illustrates that “there needs to be a dramatic shift in the way our species views our pl
“the book succeeds as a primer for new photographers and inspiration for experienced lovers of photography.”
“[a] stylish and intelligent discussion of the intersection of transportation, aesthetics, and meaning.”
Franck Bohbot’s color photography in Light on New York City captures the iconic and not so-iconic places in New York City at night.
Every now and again a book falls into your lap that refuses to be ignored. Your fingers, seemingly with a mind of their own, open the cover and begin to turn the pages.
Regardless of genre and subject matter Peter Gravelle is one of the great storytellers of our time.
For those of us who love the exuberance of Robin Williams’ stand-up comedy and enjoy his movies and the way they make us laugh (The Birdcage), or consider the absurdity of war (Good Mo
Popular culture’s visual imaginaries of traditional Native Americans tend to exotic representations of a vanished people.
This is the second in a series of books profiling Magnum photographers, the powerhouse that probably changed photography and photographers forever.
Neil Leifer discovered "a camera could be my ticket to everywhere. A kind of magic carpet . . . to anyplace I wanted to go." That camera took him to fascinating places.
Revealing the true personality of a portrait sitter has always been the challenge for photographers since the early daguerreotypes or for painters over the past 3,000 years.