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.
Often risking her own safety, Chilean photographer Paz Errázuriz chronicled the lives of her fellow Chileans who were oppressed, confined, and otherwise cast out citizens during the brutal military
Minor White was a poet, writer, educator, curator and photographer whose impact on photography was immeasurable.
In Tiny: Streetwise Revisited, the photographer Mary Ellen Mark chronicles the life of “Tiny” (Erin Charles), a street kid from Seattle.
Mohan Bhasker is a physician in Los Angeles as well as a nature photographer of artistry and daring.
India by Steve McCurry is a book of first impressions that are intense and heartfelt.
Louis Stettner's Penn Station, New York is not a photo book about the grandeur or architecture of the original Pennsylvania station—which should have been declared a landmark but instead w
In 1962 Joel Meyerowitz was a junior art director at a New York City advertising agency.
Fine art photography is driven by concepts.
Lunchtime, time for lunch, take a breather, grab a bite, make a call, run an errand . . . Charles H.
British poet Philip Larkin’s unconventional life and career is revealed in unique fashion in Richard Bradford’s The Importance of Elsewhere, a volume of photographs by the poet, who consid
Ekphrastic poetry utilizes the medium of verse to address, to interpret, and to transliterate another art form.