While the name might not be the first one that comes to mind when speaking of the greatest 20th century photographers, Sheila Metzner is unequivocally one of the greatest artists to ever wield a ca
“Beautiful Berlin Boys by Ashkan Sahihi resounds as an affirmation of the beauty and individuality of the gay man.”
Carrie Boretz’s Street is not just another collection of New York City photographs.
“an excellent reference for bird lovers.”
“. . . thought provoking in its juxtaposing of images taken 20 years apart.”
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.