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Extreme weather conditions, transitioning seasons, daytime and night time, erosion and deposition, melting and freezing, and avalanches: the Alps are a site of constant change, as much as a place of retreat, tranquility and history. A site of yearning through the generations, the highest mountain ranges in Central Europe are forever shifting and creating breathtaking new landscapes, shapes and colours. Photographer Lorenz Andreas Fischer has travelled to the Alps for years, from the highest peaks in the west to the last eastern foothills. This photo book brings together his impressions, showing us the startling beauty of the Alpine mountains. As climate change increasingly disrupts the region's natural cycles and ecosystem, Fischer's photographs remind us just how important it is to protect this unique and beautiful landscape. AUTHOR: Lorenz Andreas Fischer is a freelance photographer with a focus on nature, wildlife, landscape, and the outdoors. Fischer's many awards include Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Best European Nature Photographer. He is a Nikon ambassador and a SBF photographer. SELLING POINTS: A stunning photography book of the Alps at different times of day, seasons and amid climate change Spectacular mountain photography showing the beauty, as well as the fragility, of the highest mountains in Central Europe With informative and inspiring texts by mountain experts and well-known aficionados 200 colour and b/w photographs
Aircraft is a project combining the field of the aviation industry as well as the conventions of the photography medium. Maxime Guyon meticulously dissects various techno-species with distinct aerial machinery fragments, leading us to an anthropological visual research. His series is composed of digital photographs of large-scale aerospace subjects, with a specific light treatment that replicates the codes of advertising photography. Combining the principle of form follows function and our post-industrial era as well as its aesthetic, this project reopens a visual discussion that Le Corbusier first introduced in 1935 in Aircraft: The New Vision.
Chris Helzer illustrates the beauty and diversity of prairie through an impressive series of photographs, all taken within the same square meter of prairie. During his year-long project, he photographed 113 plant and animal species within a tiny plot, and captured numerous other images that document the splendor of diverse grasslands. Even readers familiar with prairies will be fascinated by the varied subject matter Helzer captured with his camera. In addition, his captivating and accessible natural history writing tells the story of his personal journey during the project and the stories of the characters he found within his chosen square meter of prairie. This book is packed with gorgeous full-page close-up photos of prairie plants and animals, interspersed with a dozen short essays that include both ecology and natural history tidbits and enthralling and gently humorous anecdotes about Helzer's experience staring into a tiny bit of prairie for one year. Helzer writes eloquently about the conservation value of prairies and uses his photos and stories to reinforce a conservation ethic among his readers.
The distinctive iconography of Saul Leiter's early black-andwhite photographs stems from his profound response to the dynamic street life of New York City in the late 1940s and '50s. While this technique borrowed aspects of the photo-documentary, Leiter's imagery was more shaped by his highly individual reactions to the people and places he encountered. Like a Magic Realist with a camera, Leiter absorbed the mystery of the city and poignant human experiences. Together with Early Color (2008), also published by Steidl, Early Black and White shows the impressive range of Leiter's early photography.
Between 1991 and 2015, Josef Koudelka completed an epic journey across twenty countries bordering the Mediterranean, stopping at over 200 Greek and Roman archaeological sites, relentlessly researching the beauty of the ancient world. Before the Magnum photographer, nobody had attempted to make such a comprehensive photographic record of these artefacts with so much persistence and so little assistance. Koudelka's aim was to use art to re-appropriate a world that is escaping us and that we could lose - a world where the mind alternates between reason and faith, law and liberty.
As well as being an acclaimed filmmaker and a member of the New German Cinema movement, Wim Wenders (b. 1945) has also made an international name for himself as a photographer, with shows all over the world. He now opens a treasure chest of Polaroids taken during the 1970s and 1980s. Here are portraits of friends, actors and personal heroes; souvenirs of places and events from the life of a young travelling filmmaker; impressions of his first trips to the US, shots of movie icons on American TV screens, the cinemas of provincial Germany in the 1970s, and much more. The adventure of shooting films around the world becomes an almanac of adventure, curiosity and tranquillity. Wenders' instant photographs are interwoven with his own stories, memories and flights of fancy that weave the images into an intimate and poetic journey. Instant Stories is a photographic road movie of the director's early years, as he rose to global fame with films such as The Scarlet Letter, Alice in the Cities, Wrong Move, Kings of the Road and The American Friend.
Terry was everywhere in the '60s - he knew everything and everyone that was happening Keith Richards Terry O'Neill (1938-2019) was one of the world's most celebrated and collected photographers. No one captured the frontline of fame so broadly - and for so long. Terry O'Neill's Rock 'n' Roll Album contains some of the most famous and powerful music photographs of all time. At the same time the book includes many intimate personal photos taken 'behind the scenes' and at private functions. Terry O'Neill photographed the giants of the music world - both on and off stage. For more than fifty years he captured those on the frontline of fame in public and in private. David Bowie, Elton John, Led Zepplin, Amy Winehouse, Dean Martin, The Who, Janis Joplin, AC/DC, Eric Clapton, Sammy Davis Jnr., The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry and The Beatles - to name only a few. O'Neill spent more than 30 years photographing Frank Sinatra as his personal photographer with unprecedented access to the star. He took some of the earliest known photographs of The Beatles and then forged a lifetime relationship with members of the band that allowed him to photograph their weddings and other private moments. It is this contrast between public and private that makes Terry O'Neill's Rock 'n' Roll Album such a powerful document. Without a doubt, Terry O'Neill's work comprises a vital chronicle of rock 'n' roll history. To any fan of music or photography this book will be a must buy. Trusted by the stars to make them look good, O'Neill has captured the icons of music for over half a century. ...Terry O'Neill's Rock 'N' Roll Album, collects a wealth of private moments and memories captured for eternity, with the likes of David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, Bruce Springsteen Led Zeppelin, Amy Winehouse and even Elvis Presley all the subject of O'Neill's immaculately placed lens. A life in pictures, a legacy in print. Pay heed to history! - Simon Harper, Clash Magazine