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Picture of Westward the Course of Empire (Signed)

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Publisher's Description
Mark Ruwedel (b. 1954) has photographed the American West for the past twenty-five years, revealing the narratives—both geological and human—contained within the landscape. This stunning book presents more than 70 prints from Ruwedel’s ongoing series Westward the Course of Empire, an inventory of the residual landforms created by the scores of railroads built in the American and Canadian West since 1869.

The grades, cuts, tunnels, and trestles depicted in Ruwedel’s photographs speak to a past triumph of technology over what was often perceived as hostile terrain, as well as to the desire and struggle to create wealth and power from the land. Long abandoned (and in some cases never completed), the railroads also evoke the futility of the enterprise. This book is thus a sublime yet restrained elegy to the land and to the follies and wonders of human ambition.

Sample images

Publisher: Yale University Press
Size: 279 x 356 mm
180 pages, 72 tritone illustrations

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Mark Ruwedel

Signed copies

Publisher's Description
Mark Ruwedel (b. 1954) has photographed the American West for the past twenty-five years, revealing the narratives—both geological and human—contained within the landscape. This stunning book presents more than 70 prints from Ruwedel’s ongoing series Westward the Course of Empire, an inventory of the residual landforms created by the scores of railroads built in the American and Canadian West since 1869.

The grades, cuts, tunnels, and trestles depicted in Ruwedel’s photographs speak to a past triumph of technology over what was often perceived as hostile terrain, as well as to the desire and struggle to create wealth and power from the land. Long abandoned (and in some cases never completed), the railroads also evoke the futility of the enterprise. This book is thus a sublime yet restrained elegy to the land and to the follies and wonders of human ambition.

Sample images

Publisher: Yale University Press
Size: 279 x 356 mm
180 pages, 72 tritone illustrations

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£75.00

Picture of Lensless Landscapes
Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description
A new book of black & white pinhole landscape photographs by Steve Gosling. All the photographs in it were taken with a handmade wooden and brass pinhole camera. This book is a high quality, casebound edition in a limited print run that is destined to become as collectible as his exhibition prints. Each copy will be numbered and signed by the photographer.

Publisher: Papero Publsihing
Size: 250 x 250mm
64 pages, 50 images

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Steve Gosling
Signed Copies Available

Publisher's Description
A new book of black & white pinhole landscape photographs by Steve Gosling. All the photographs in it were taken with a handmade wooden and brass pinhole camera. This book is a high quality, casebound edition in a limited print run that is destined to become as collectible as his exhibition prints. Each copy will be numbered and signed by the photographer.

Publisher: Papero Publsihing
Size: 250 x 250mm
64 pages, 50 images

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£40.00

Picture of Lovin’ It
Publisher's Description
These photographs from Shanghai explore the new culture rapidly developing in China as it expands its domestic market at breakneck speed. As elsewhere in the world, the appeal of modern consumer goods and the benefits they bring is there for all to see. But such rapid change has its dark side. As the not-so-old cultural structures become increasingly irrelevant there are threats to social cohesion as communal identity gives way to individuality and alienation. What we are seeing now is a new Cultural Revolution, a capitalist Cultural Revolution that is more complete, more total, and no less ideological than the Cultural Revolution that was instigated by Chairman Mao in the 1960s.

Lovin’ It is introduced by John Gittings, for many years foreign leader-writer and East Asia editor at The Guardian. Gittings first visited China in 1971 during the Cultural Revolution and in 2001 he opened the Guardian’s first staff bureau on the Chinese mainland, in Shanghai.

The book also includes an interview with Hinton by writer and cultural critic Nigel Warburton.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 240 x 180 mm
112 pages, 100 colour photographs

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Adam Hinton
Publisher's Description
These photographs from Shanghai explore the new culture rapidly developing in China as it expands its domestic market at breakneck speed. As elsewhere in the world, the appeal of modern consumer goods and the benefits they bring is there for all to see. But such rapid change has its dark side. As the not-so-old cultural structures become increasingly irrelevant there are threats to social cohesion as communal identity gives way to individuality and alienation. What we are seeing now is a new Cultural Revolution, a capitalist Cultural Revolution that is more complete, more total, and no less ideological than the Cultural Revolution that was instigated by Chairman Mao in the 1960s.

Lovin’ It is introduced by John Gittings, for many years foreign leader-writer and East Asia editor at The Guardian. Gittings first visited China in 1971 during the Cultural Revolution and in 2001 he opened the Guardian’s first staff bureau on the Chinese mainland, in Shanghai.

The book also includes an interview with Hinton by writer and cultural critic Nigel Warburton.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 240 x 180 mm
112 pages, 100 colour photographs

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£16.99

Picture of Zebrato

2nd printing available (Sept 2013)

Publisher's Description
Michael Levin’s award-winning and extraordinarily beautiful photographs have a very painterly quality. In a recent feature profile, the American fine art magazine Focus declared “Michael Levin’s captivating images are soulful and evocative; he is truly one of the rising stars in photography.”

Using long exposures Levin reduces the landscape to elemental shapes. Each image has a simplicity and purity capturing the essence of the landscape. Many of his photographs feature water and clouds, and show what has been described as ‘the smooth skin of light’, yet it is the architectural intrusions into these clean spaces that most engage him. Wooden posts, concrete barriers, weathered rocks, dilapidated jetties, even the elegant shape of French topiaries introduce elements which seem to haunt the landscape and introduce a human presence.

Michael Levin has won a number of awards including the prestigious ‘Photographer of the Year’ award at the 2006/07 International Photography Awards in New York. Previous honorees include Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Klein and Larry Clark. Levin also won a further ‘Photographer of the Year’ Award at the 2007 Prix de la Photographie in Paris.

Born in Winnipeg and presently living in Vancouver, Canada, Levin travels extensively to capture his sharply-observed black and white photographs.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 295 x 295 mm
96 pages, 46 duotone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
Michael Levin

2nd printing available (Sept 2013)

Publisher's Description
Michael Levin’s award-winning and extraordinarily beautiful photographs have a very painterly quality. In a recent feature profile, the American fine art magazine Focus declared “Michael Levin’s captivating images are soulful and evocative; he is truly one of the rising stars in photography.”

Using long exposures Levin reduces the landscape to elemental shapes. Each image has a simplicity and purity capturing the essence of the landscape. Many of his photographs feature water and clouds, and show what has been described as ‘the smooth skin of light’, yet it is the architectural intrusions into these clean spaces that most engage him. Wooden posts, concrete barriers, weathered rocks, dilapidated jetties, even the elegant shape of French topiaries introduce elements which seem to haunt the landscape and introduce a human presence.

Michael Levin has won a number of awards including the prestigious ‘Photographer of the Year’ award at the 2006/07 International Photography Awards in New York. Previous honorees include Henri Cartier-Bresson, William Klein and Larry Clark. Levin also won a further ‘Photographer of the Year’ Award at the 2007 Prix de la Photographie in Paris.

Born in Winnipeg and presently living in Vancouver, Canada, Levin travels extensively to capture his sharply-observed black and white photographs.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis
Size: 295 x 295 mm
96 pages, 46 duotone photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00
£25.20

Picture of Ohio
Publisher's Description
Joachim Brohm was among the first of a younger generation of German photographers who discovered in color photography a new medium of self-expression. At the end of the 1970s serious artistic photography was still supposedly only made in black and white, despite major developments such as William Eggleston’s controversial 1976 show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Brohm’s Ohio photographs were made in 1983 and 1984 whilst he was living in the state as a student and Fulbright scholar. His pictures show cluttered yards and houses and focus on apparently trivial and banal scenes of everyday American life. At the time such mundane quotidien scenarios were considered unworthy of a photograph. This, combined with his use of color photography, made the Ohio series a significant experiment in search of a new pictorial language.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 295 x 250 mm
120 pages, 40 colour plates

Publisher's Price: £ 30.00
Joachim Brohm
Publisher's Description
Joachim Brohm was among the first of a younger generation of German photographers who discovered in color photography a new medium of self-expression. At the end of the 1970s serious artistic photography was still supposedly only made in black and white, despite major developments such as William Eggleston’s controversial 1976 show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Brohm’s Ohio photographs were made in 1983 and 1984 whilst he was living in the state as a student and Fulbright scholar. His pictures show cluttered yards and houses and focus on apparently trivial and banal scenes of everyday American life. At the time such mundane quotidien scenarios were considered unworthy of a photograph. This, combined with his use of color photography, made the Ohio series a significant experiment in search of a new pictorial language.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 295 x 250 mm
120 pages, 40 colour plates

Publisher's Price: £ 30.00
£27.00

Picture of Footprint - Our Landscape in Flux
Publisher's Description
Stuart Franklin’s pictures express a deep ecological concern

They create a stunning yet ominous photographic document of Europe’s changing landscape. From the arctic north of Russia to the arid coast of southern Spain, from the glaciers of Spitsbergen to the baked concrete of Athens, the extremes of the European landscape are captured with an eye for both natural and unnatural processes.

Change is documented in beautiful, disturbing detail: the effects of pollution on trees and tundra; the extent of floods and rising sea levels; the shrinking and recession of once vast glaciers. Franklin’s photographs also depict evolving scenes of contemporary life, such as industrial floriculture in the Netherlands and artificial beaches in city centres.

With essays by Heike Strelow, editor of italic(Ecological Aesthetics), Tanja Pföhler, Stuart Franklin’s photographic assistant, and Andrew Goudie, Professor of Geography at Oxford University, this book is a profound testament to fragility and change in the landscape.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 216 x 295 mm
144 pages, 99 colour illustrations

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Stuart Franklin
Publisher's Description
Stuart Franklin’s pictures express a deep ecological concern

They create a stunning yet ominous photographic document of Europe’s changing landscape. From the arctic north of Russia to the arid coast of southern Spain, from the glaciers of Spitsbergen to the baked concrete of Athens, the extremes of the European landscape are captured with an eye for both natural and unnatural processes.

Change is documented in beautiful, disturbing detail: the effects of pollution on trees and tundra; the extent of floods and rising sea levels; the shrinking and recession of once vast glaciers. Franklin’s photographs also depict evolving scenes of contemporary life, such as industrial floriculture in the Netherlands and artificial beaches in city centres.

With essays by Heike Strelow, editor of italic(Ecological Aesthetics), Tanja Pföhler, Stuart Franklin’s photographic assistant, and Andrew Goudie, Professor of Geography at Oxford University, this book is a profound testament to fragility and change in the landscape.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Size: 216 x 295 mm
144 pages, 99 colour illustrations

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£29.95

Picture of American Surfaces
Publisher's Description
In 1972, Stephen Shore left New York City and set out with a friend to Amarillo, Texas. He didn’t drive, so his first view of America was framed by the passenger’s window frame. He was taken aback by the fact that his experience of life as a New Yorker had very little in common with the character and aspirations of Middle America. Later that year he set out again, this time on his own, with a driver’s licence and a Rollei 35 – a point-and-shoot camera – to explore the country through the eyes of an everyday tourist. The project was entitled American Surfaces – referring to the superficial nature of his brief encounters with places and people and the underlying character of the images that he hoped to produce. With such an easy-to-use camera, he photographed relentlessly. ‘In American Surfaces, I was photographing almost every meal I ate, every person I met, every waiter or waitress who served me, every bed I slept in, every toilet I peed in. But also, I was photographing streets I was driving through, buildings I would see.’

Shore returned to New York triumphant, with hundreds of rolls of film spilling from his bags. In order to remain faithful to the conceptual foundations of the project, he followed the lead of most tourists of the time and sent his film to be developed and printed in Kodak’s labs in New Jersey. The result was hundreds and hundreds of exquisitely composed colour pictures, whose subject became the benchmark for documenting of our fast-living, consumer-orientated world – a body of work that followed on from Walker Evans and Robert Frank’s experiences of crossing America and that influenced reams of photographers such as Martin Parr and Bernd & Hilla Becher, who introduced a generation of students to Shore’s work.

Publisher: Phaidon
Size: 245 x 210 mm
pages, 313 colour photographs

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Stephen Shore
Publisher's Description
In 1972, Stephen Shore left New York City and set out with a friend to Amarillo, Texas. He didn’t drive, so his first view of America was framed by the passenger’s window frame. He was taken aback by the fact that his experience of life as a New Yorker had very little in common with the character and aspirations of Middle America. Later that year he set out again, this time on his own, with a driver’s licence and a Rollei 35 – a point-and-shoot camera – to explore the country through the eyes of an everyday tourist. The project was entitled American Surfaces – referring to the superficial nature of his brief encounters with places and people and the underlying character of the images that he hoped to produce. With such an easy-to-use camera, he photographed relentlessly. ‘In American Surfaces, I was photographing almost every meal I ate, every person I met, every waiter or waitress who served me, every bed I slept in, every toilet I peed in. But also, I was photographing streets I was driving through, buildings I would see.’

Shore returned to New York triumphant, with hundreds of rolls of film spilling from his bags. In order to remain faithful to the conceptual foundations of the project, he followed the lead of most tourists of the time and sent his film to be developed and printed in Kodak’s labs in New Jersey. The result was hundreds and hundreds of exquisitely composed colour pictures, whose subject became the benchmark for documenting of our fast-living, consumer-orientated world – a body of work that followed on from Walker Evans and Robert Frank’s experiences of crossing America and that influenced reams of photographers such as Martin Parr and Bernd & Hilla Becher, who introduced a generation of students to Shore’s work.

Publisher: Phaidon
Size: 245 x 210 mm
pages, 313 colour photographs

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£19.95

Picture of Bhutan - The Sacred Within
Publisher's Description
Kenro Izu has spent much of his career traveling the world, seeking the sacred and spiritual in landscapes and the people who inhabit them, and attempting to capture the moments in which he senses these qualities are revealed. The photographs in Bhutan: The Sacred Within reflect Izu’s exploration of a country that he visited repeatedly over a period of six years (2002-2007) and in which he found “a wealth of spiritual value.” The people of Bhutan are heirs to an unbroken tradition of Buddhist government and religion. The kingdom is known for its measurement of national success, not in terms of the Gross National Product but rather in the Gross National Happiness of its people, a concept based on the Buddhist idea that happiness is an individual and inner pursuit. The Bhutanese government sees it as its responsibility to create the right environment for its citizens to seek happiness. Combining an artist’s vision with exquisite sensitivity to the historical craft of photography, Izu creates work that brings us closer to a country on the brink of modernity that seeks to maintain traditions. Bhutan: The Sacred Within is published to coincide with Izu’s solo exhibition at the Rubin Museum of Art, New York.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 14 x 17'
96 pages, 72 duotone plates.

Publisher's Price: £45.00
Kenro Izu
Publisher's Description
Kenro Izu has spent much of his career traveling the world, seeking the sacred and spiritual in landscapes and the people who inhabit them, and attempting to capture the moments in which he senses these qualities are revealed. The photographs in Bhutan: The Sacred Within reflect Izu’s exploration of a country that he visited repeatedly over a period of six years (2002-2007) and in which he found “a wealth of spiritual value.” The people of Bhutan are heirs to an unbroken tradition of Buddhist government and religion. The kingdom is known for its measurement of national success, not in terms of the Gross National Product but rather in the Gross National Happiness of its people, a concept based on the Buddhist idea that happiness is an individual and inner pursuit. The Bhutanese government sees it as its responsibility to create the right environment for its citizens to seek happiness. Combining an artist’s vision with exquisite sensitivity to the historical craft of photography, Izu creates work that brings us closer to a country on the brink of modernity that seeks to maintain traditions. Bhutan: The Sacred Within is published to coincide with Izu’s solo exhibition at the Rubin Museum of Art, New York.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 14 x 17'
96 pages, 72 duotone plates.

Publisher's Price: £45.00
£40.50

Picture of New West

2016 edition

Publisher's Description
Originally published in 1974, Robert Adams’s The New West signaled a significant shift in photographic representation of the American landscape. Eschewing photogra­phy’s role in romanticizing the Western land­scape, Adams focused instead on the construc­tion of tract and mobile homes, sub­divisions, shopping centers, and urban sprawl in the suburbs of Colorado Springs and the Denver area. Objective and direct, Adams’s photographs, rendered in his signa­ture middle-gray scale, unsentimentally depict a despoiled landscape washed in the intense Colorado sunlight. The New West stands alongside Walker Evans’s American Photographs, Robert Frank’s The Americans, and Stephen Shore’s Uncom­mon Places in the pantheon of landmark projects on American culture and society. This second reissue of the classic publica­tion has been recreated from Adams’s original prints, and will be released ahead of a major traveling exhibition that will launch in 2010.

Publisher: Steidl

136 pages

Tritone
Hardback / Clothbound
24.8 x 22.5 cm

Robert Adams

2016 edition

Publisher's Description
Originally published in 1974, Robert Adams’s The New West signaled a significant shift in photographic representation of the American landscape. Eschewing photogra­phy’s role in romanticizing the Western land­scape, Adams focused instead on the construc­tion of tract and mobile homes, sub­divisions, shopping centers, and urban sprawl in the suburbs of Colorado Springs and the Denver area. Objective and direct, Adams’s photographs, rendered in his signa­ture middle-gray scale, unsentimentally depict a despoiled landscape washed in the intense Colorado sunlight. The New West stands alongside Walker Evans’s American Photographs, Robert Frank’s The Americans, and Stephen Shore’s Uncom­mon Places in the pantheon of landmark projects on American culture and society. This second reissue of the classic publica­tion has been recreated from Adams’s original prints, and will be released ahead of a major traveling exhibition that will launch in 2010.

Publisher: Steidl

136 pages

Tritone
Hardback / Clothbound
24.8 x 22.5 cm

£25.20

Picture of Fruitless - One Picture Book 42
Publisher's Description
Comprised of photographs of fruit trees in northern Dutchess and southern Columbia Counties in New York state, Tanya Marcuse's Fruitless documents orchards as they change with the seasons, and unfortunately with the times: these orchards are vanishing as new housing developments spring up at astonishing rates, and many of the trees stand on land that is currently for sale. Now listed at $150 on Nazraeli's home website. We have one copy left, slightly damaged, but not effecting the photographs. Please phone or email the shop if you require a description.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/4
16 pages, 9 duotone plates, one original print

Publisher's Price: £25.00
Tanya Marcuse
Publisher's Description
Comprised of photographs of fruit trees in northern Dutchess and southern Columbia Counties in New York state, Tanya Marcuse's Fruitless documents orchards as they change with the seasons, and unfortunately with the times: these orchards are vanishing as new housing developments spring up at astonishing rates, and many of the trees stand on land that is currently for sale. Now listed at $150 on Nazraeli's home website. We have one copy left, slightly damaged, but not effecting the photographs. Please phone or email the shop if you require a description.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/4
16 pages, 9 duotone plates, one original print

Publisher's Price: £25.00
£22.50

Picture of Ansel Adams' 400 Photographs

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Publisher's Description
Beautifully reproduced and cleanly presented, the four hundred images in this volume represent the finest work of a pre-eminent landscape photographer. The photographs are arranged chronologically into five major periods in order to convey Adams's maturation as an artist - from his first photographs in 1916 to his last great photograph in 1968.

ANSEL ADAMS' 400 PHOTOGRAPHS is intended as a must-have gift and reference book for anyone who appreciates photography and the allure of the natural world. Few artists or photographers of any era can claim to have produced four hundred images of lasting beauty and significance. It is a testament to Ansel's vision and his prodigious output that a book of this scale can be justified, and it is a point of pride for Little, Brown to publish a comprehensive overview of the work of Ansel Adams in a single well-packaged volume.

Publisher: Little, Brown
Size: 254 x 203 mm
432 pages

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Ansel Adams

Overseas deliveries  Please note that, as this is a heavy item, overseas postage will be charged at twice our standard rates.

Publisher's Description
Beautifully reproduced and cleanly presented, the four hundred images in this volume represent the finest work of a pre-eminent landscape photographer. The photographs are arranged chronologically into five major periods in order to convey Adams's maturation as an artist - from his first photographs in 1916 to his last great photograph in 1968.

ANSEL ADAMS' 400 PHOTOGRAPHS is intended as a must-have gift and reference book for anyone who appreciates photography and the allure of the natural world. Few artists or photographers of any era can claim to have produced four hundred images of lasting beauty and significance. It is a testament to Ansel's vision and his prodigious output that a book of this scale can be justified, and it is a point of pride for Little, Brown to publish a comprehensive overview of the work of Ansel Adams in a single well-packaged volume.

Publisher: Little, Brown
Size: 254 x 203 mm
432 pages

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£30.00

Picture of North Nord

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Publisher's Description
The stunning photographs by Marco Paoluzzo show Iceland's landscapes, the special light of the north, changing weather, and the magic of light and shadow.

Publisher: Benteli Verlag
Size: 323 x 304 mm
120 pages

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Marco Paoluzzo
The stunning photographs by Marco Paoluzzo show Iceland's landscapes, the special light of the north, changing weather, and the magic of light and shadow.
£60.00
£26.96

Picture of American Ruins

Publisher's Description
American Ruins is the first photography book to document historic ruins throughout the United States. It presents a stunning visual record of ruins ranging from ancient Native American dwellings in the Southwest to the remains of Gilded Age mansions on the East Coast and a king’s summer home in Hawaii. Luminous infrared photographs expose crumbled walls, weathered façades and overgrown flora, and are accompanied by brief essays detailing the historic, geographical and architectural significance of each site. This landmark publication raises awareness of and appreciation for overlooked ruins that remain unknown even to most Americans. It captures the visual poetry of each place and offers a new way of seeing the landscape, the past and the collective identity of America.

Publisher: Merrell
Size: 290 x 254 mm
144 pages, 120 illustrations

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Arthur Drooker

Publisher's Description
American Ruins is the first photography book to document historic ruins throughout the United States. It presents a stunning visual record of ruins ranging from ancient Native American dwellings in the Southwest to the remains of Gilded Age mansions on the East Coast and a king’s summer home in Hawaii. Luminous infrared photographs expose crumbled walls, weathered façades and overgrown flora, and are accompanied by brief essays detailing the historic, geographical and architectural significance of each site. This landmark publication raises awareness of and appreciation for overlooked ruins that remain unknown even to most Americans. It captures the visual poetry of each place and offers a new way of seeing the landscape, the past and the collective identity of America.

Publisher: Merrell
Size: 290 x 254 mm
144 pages, 120 illustrations

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£5.95

Picture of Mallorca: Island in Progress
Publisher's Description
With his striking new book Mallorca: Island in Progress, German photographer Marc Räder has landed on a Spanish island known primarily as a Mediterranean holiday hot spot. Over the course of four years, he watched the drastic changes of landscape and architecture, and the annual flow of some ten million tourists over the island. Like an archaeologist, he digs with his camera through the different decades of a paradise being changed by the parameters of global capitalism. Räder’s “docu-fiction” style turns the ordinary landscape into pictures which resemble fantastic architectural models, putting into question the veracity of his medium. The island of Mallorca has become a laboratory of tourism, a temporary paradise: a European melting pot which struggles from overusage, environmental destruction, and growing demands of established and recently-arrived inhabitants. Marc Räder’s work has been widely exhibited in the United States, Europe and Asia, and is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 14 x 12'
86 pages, 67 four-color plates

Publisher's Price: £ 40.00
Marc Räder
Publisher's Description
With his striking new book Mallorca: Island in Progress, German photographer Marc Räder has landed on a Spanish island known primarily as a Mediterranean holiday hot spot. Over the course of four years, he watched the drastic changes of landscape and architecture, and the annual flow of some ten million tourists over the island. Like an archaeologist, he digs with his camera through the different decades of a paradise being changed by the parameters of global capitalism. Räder’s “docu-fiction” style turns the ordinary landscape into pictures which resemble fantastic architectural models, putting into question the veracity of his medium. The island of Mallorca has become a laboratory of tourism, a temporary paradise: a European melting pot which struggles from overusage, environmental destruction, and growing demands of established and recently-arrived inhabitants. Marc Räder’s work has been widely exhibited in the United States, Europe and Asia, and is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 14 x 12'
86 pages, 67 four-color plates

Publisher's Price: £ 40.00
£36.00

Picture of Iron Beauties
Publisher's Description
Michelle Keim grew up in rural Ohio, an area more known for its rolling pastures than industrial parks. While in college at the Columbus College of Art and Design, she became fascinated by the industrial landscape and its overbearing presence. Keim started photographing active industry in the Midwest in 1992 and moved to Chicago three years later to get closer to the great steel metropolis of Gary, Indiana. The industrial landscapes have led Keim to explore the fascinating concept of power, an overwhelming force that is inherent in the utilitarian structures she shoots. The scale and function of industry rivals the sublime beauty associated with natural forms and forces. Keim accentuates this relationship by photographing at night, which eliminates details in the massive forms. The ultimate goal for Keim is to emphasize the force and drama with which active industrial structures rise up from the contemporary landscape. Steel mills and power plants contain the same tense beauty and spectacular power as volcanoes and electrical storms, and serve as a reminder that industrial age technology is powerfully in the present. Michelle Keim’s first monograph, Iron Beauties is published in a first edition of 1,000 copies.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 12 x 13'
48 pages, 22 four-color plates

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Michelle Keim
Publisher's Description
Michelle Keim grew up in rural Ohio, an area more known for its rolling pastures than industrial parks. While in college at the Columbus College of Art and Design, she became fascinated by the industrial landscape and its overbearing presence. Keim started photographing active industry in the Midwest in 1992 and moved to Chicago three years later to get closer to the great steel metropolis of Gary, Indiana. The industrial landscapes have led Keim to explore the fascinating concept of power, an overwhelming force that is inherent in the utilitarian structures she shoots. The scale and function of industry rivals the sublime beauty associated with natural forms and forces. Keim accentuates this relationship by photographing at night, which eliminates details in the massive forms. The ultimate goal for Keim is to emphasize the force and drama with which active industrial structures rise up from the contemporary landscape. Steel mills and power plants contain the same tense beauty and spectacular power as volcanoes and electrical storms, and serve as a reminder that industrial age technology is powerfully in the present. Michelle Keim’s first monograph, Iron Beauties is published in a first edition of 1,000 copies.

Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Size: 12 x 13'
48 pages, 22 four-color plates

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£27.00

Picture of Yemen
Signed copies available

Publisher's Description
This gorgeous new monograph Yemen: Photographic Works, takes us on journey through the country of Yemen. The book feautures breathtaking photographs by renowned Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner. He has been intensely photographing in Yemen for the past year, this new publication highlights dramatic, peaceful and hauntingly beautiful black and white images of the desert country located on the Arabian peninsula. Superbly printed in duotone - this First Edition is limited to 1000 casebound copies only. With text in English, German and Arabic, this is an absolutely must have photography book.

Publisher: Most Press
Size: 12' x 13'
132 pages, 96 varnished duotone plates

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Customers who bought books by Josef Hoflehner also showed an interest in books by Michael Kenna.
Josef Hoflehner
Signed copies available

Publisher's Description
This gorgeous new monograph Yemen: Photographic Works, takes us on journey through the country of Yemen. The book feautures breathtaking photographs by renowned Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner. He has been intensely photographing in Yemen for the past year, this new publication highlights dramatic, peaceful and hauntingly beautiful black and white images of the desert country located on the Arabian peninsula. Superbly printed in duotone - this First Edition is limited to 1000 casebound copies only. With text in English, German and Arabic, this is an absolutely must have photography book.

Publisher: Most Press
Size: 12' x 13'
132 pages, 96 varnished duotone plates

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Customers who bought books by Josef Hoflehner also showed an interest in books by Michael Kenna.
£45.00

Picture of The Storr - Unfolding Landscape
Publisher's Description
In August 2005 an unforgettable installation was taken to one of Europe's most hauntingly beautiful landscapes - the high cliffs of Coire Faion and the Stòrr on the Isle of Skye.

For six weeks around midnight, groups, equipped with head torches and walking sticks, were guided through this inspiring landscape as the words of Skye's legendary poet Sorley MacLean echoed down from the mountain. This book of essays, photographs and diary excerpts from the event The Storr: Unfolding Landscape captures one of the greatest single site-specific environmental artworks ever to be staged in Britain or anywhere in the world.

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
144 pages

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We will be hosting an event in association with Stills Gallery on Wednesday 25 October to celebrate the launch of this book. For more information see the events section of this website.
Angus Farquhar et al
Publisher's Description
In August 2005 an unforgettable installation was taken to one of Europe's most hauntingly beautiful landscapes - the high cliffs of Coire Faion and the Stòrr on the Isle of Skye.

For six weeks around midnight, groups, equipped with head torches and walking sticks, were guided through this inspiring landscape as the words of Skye's legendary poet Sorley MacLean echoed down from the mountain. This book of essays, photographs and diary excerpts from the event The Storr: Unfolding Landscape captures one of the greatest single site-specific environmental artworks ever to be staged in Britain or anywhere in the world.

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
144 pages

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We will be hosting an event in association with Stills Gallery on Wednesday 25 October to celebrate the launch of this book. For more information see the events section of this website.
£15.00

Picture of World's Wild Places
Publisher's Description
There is no price that you can put on wilderness. In recent times a handful of globally super-rich have sought to buy vast tracts of remote land in a bid to capture the experience of wilderness, including Bill Gates. But even Bill Gates now admits that true wilderness is beyond price.

This book is as close to true wilderness as we may ever find ourselves able to come. The World's Wild Places is the culmination of ten years spent by one man waiting for dawn or dusk to spread its wings across impossibly remote lands at the furthest extremes of the Earth. Few match the power of Colin Prior's panoramic photography, and in this, his most ambitious collection of work and in some ways the most private, he presents an unforgettable record of the fast disappearing wild places of the world.

The searing sands of the Namib, the oxygen-starved Atacama desert, the gargantuan splendour of Monument Valley, the remote fastness of Torres del Paine, the heart-stopping Karakoram, the ethereal beauty of Norway's Lofoten Islands - all the great wild places of the Earth are captured, for the first time, in this unique volume.

For the past decade, Scottish photographer Colin Prior has journeyed more than a million miles seeking out the world's last wild places. His photography has won numerous awards and his previous books include Highland Wilderness, Scotland: The Wild Places and Living Tribes .

Publisher: Firefly
Size: 242 x 345mm
224 pages, 150 illustrations

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Colin Prior
Publisher's Description
There is no price that you can put on wilderness. In recent times a handful of globally super-rich have sought to buy vast tracts of remote land in a bid to capture the experience of wilderness, including Bill Gates. But even Bill Gates now admits that true wilderness is beyond price.

This book is as close to true wilderness as we may ever find ourselves able to come. The World's Wild Places is the culmination of ten years spent by one man waiting for dawn or dusk to spread its wings across impossibly remote lands at the furthest extremes of the Earth. Few match the power of Colin Prior's panoramic photography, and in this, his most ambitious collection of work and in some ways the most private, he presents an unforgettable record of the fast disappearing wild places of the world.

The searing sands of the Namib, the oxygen-starved Atacama desert, the gargantuan splendour of Monument Valley, the remote fastness of Torres del Paine, the heart-stopping Karakoram, the ethereal beauty of Norway's Lofoten Islands - all the great wild places of the Earth are captured, for the first time, in this unique volume.

For the past decade, Scottish photographer Colin Prior has journeyed more than a million miles seeking out the world's last wild places. His photography has won numerous awards and his previous books include Highland Wilderness, Scotland: The Wild Places and Living Tribes .

Publisher: Firefly
Size: 242 x 345mm
224 pages, 150 illustrations

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£30.00

Picture of A Few Streets, A Few People
Publisher's Description
In Our Man in Havana Graham Greene wrote that ‘to each man a city consists of no more than a few streets, a few houses, a few people. Remove those few and the city no longer exists except as a pain in the memory, like the pain of an amputated leg no longer there.’

In this, his third book, John Comino-James shows us the world that is contained within just a few streets in the very ordinary neighbourhood of Cayo Hueso in Havana, Cuba. Through portraits and candid observation he builds an honest and intimate record of a small and tight-knit community. This is not the Havana of the tourist, but a city in which people go about their daily lives, dealing with the everyday realities that have resulted from decades of political isolation.

In a powerful and beautifully written afterword Comino-James intersperses his experiences of several vists to the area, with fascinating information on the history of Cuba and the city of Havana.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
Size: 225mm x 245mm
156 pages, 121 duotone photographs

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We will be hosting an event at Stills Gallery with John Comino-James on Thursday 16 November. For more information see the events section of this website.
John Comino-James
Publisher's Description
In Our Man in Havana Graham Greene wrote that ‘to each man a city consists of no more than a few streets, a few houses, a few people. Remove those few and the city no longer exists except as a pain in the memory, like the pain of an amputated leg no longer there.’

In this, his third book, John Comino-James shows us the world that is contained within just a few streets in the very ordinary neighbourhood of Cayo Hueso in Havana, Cuba. Through portraits and candid observation he builds an honest and intimate record of a small and tight-knit community. This is not the Havana of the tourist, but a city in which people go about their daily lives, dealing with the everyday realities that have resulted from decades of political isolation.

In a powerful and beautifully written afterword Comino-James intersperses his experiences of several vists to the area, with fascinating information on the history of Cuba and the city of Havana.

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
Size: 225mm x 245mm
156 pages, 121 duotone photographs

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We will be hosting an event at Stills Gallery with John Comino-James on Thursday 16 November. For more information see the events section of this website.
£19.99

Picture of After the Flood
Publisher's Description
In late September 2005, Robert Polidori traveled to New Orleans to record the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina and by the city’s broken levees. He found the streets deserted, and, without electricity, eerily dark. The next day he began to photograph, house by house: 'All the places I went in, the doors were just open. They had been opened by what I collectively call ‘the army,’ of maybe 20 National Guards from New Hampshire, 15 policemen from Minneapolis, 20 firefighters from New York... On maybe half of them or a third of them that I went in, I think that the occupants had been there prior. And some of them did leave certain funeral-like mementos before they left. Maybe right after the waters receded they had the chance to just--to go back to their place and just see, and realize there’s nothing worth saving.' Amidst all this, Polidori has found something worth saving, has created mementos for those who could not return, documenting the paradoxically beautiful wreckage. In classical terms, he has found ruins. The abandoned houses he recorded were still waterlogged as he entered and as he learned (by trial and error, a process that including finding a dead body) the language of signs and codes in which rescue workers had spray-painted each house’s siding. He sees the resulting photographs as the work of a psychological witness, mapping the lives of the absent and deceased through what remains of their belongings and their homes.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 38.5 cm x 30 cm
320 pages, 300 colour plates

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Robert Polidori
Publisher's Description
In late September 2005, Robert Polidori traveled to New Orleans to record the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina and by the city’s broken levees. He found the streets deserted, and, without electricity, eerily dark. The next day he began to photograph, house by house: 'All the places I went in, the doors were just open. They had been opened by what I collectively call ‘the army,’ of maybe 20 National Guards from New Hampshire, 15 policemen from Minneapolis, 20 firefighters from New York... On maybe half of them or a third of them that I went in, I think that the occupants had been there prior. And some of them did leave certain funeral-like mementos before they left. Maybe right after the waters receded they had the chance to just--to go back to their place and just see, and realize there’s nothing worth saving.' Amidst all this, Polidori has found something worth saving, has created mementos for those who could not return, documenting the paradoxically beautiful wreckage. In classical terms, he has found ruins. The abandoned houses he recorded were still waterlogged as he entered and as he learned (by trial and error, a process that including finding a dead body) the language of signs and codes in which rescue workers had spray-painted each house’s siding. He sees the resulting photographs as the work of a psychological witness, mapping the lives of the absent and deceased through what remains of their belongings and their homes.

Publisher: Steidl
Size: 38.5 cm x 30 cm
320 pages, 300 colour plates

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£50.00

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