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Picture of Women Photographers: From Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman

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This thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19th century to today features the most important works of 55 artists, along with in-depth biographical and critical assessments.

Since the inception of photography as an art form nearly 200 years ago, women have played an important role in the development of the genre, often pushing boundaries and defying social convention. This comprehensive volume features 55 of the most important women photographers. Each artist is profiled in spreads featuring splendid reproductions of key works and an in-depth overview of her career and contributions to the art of photography. Biographical information and a contextual essay focusing on the impact of women in the history of the medium makes this an excellent illustrated reference.

Prestel

240 pages, 21.0 x 27.0 cm, 8.3 x 10.6 Inches, 200 colour illustrations


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Publisher's Description

This thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19th century to today features the most important works of 55 artists, along with in-depth biographical and critical assessments.

Since the inception of photography as an art form nearly 200 years ago, women have played an important role in the development of the genre, often pushing boundaries and defying social convention. This comprehensive volume features 55 of the most important women photographers. Each artist is profiled in spreads featuring splendid reproductions of key works and an in-depth overview of her career and contributions to the art of photography. Biographical information and a contextual essay focusing on the impact of women in the history of the medium makes this an excellent illustrated reference.

Prestel

240 pages, 21.0 x 27.0 cm, 8.3 x 10.6 Inches, 200 colour illustrations

£22.49

Picture of First World War in Colour

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Rediscovered autochrome photography of the First World War

The devastating events of the First World War were captured in myriad photographs on all sides of the front. Since then, thousands of books of black-and-white photographs of the war have been published as all nations endeavour to comprehend the scale and the carnage of the “greatest catastrophe of the 20th century”. Far less familiar are the rare colour images of the First World War, taken at the time by a small group of photographers pioneering recently developed autochrome technology.

To mark the centenary of the outbreak of war, this groundbreaking volume brings together all of these remarkable, fully hued pictures of the „war to end war“. Assembled from archives in Europe, the United States and Australia, more than 320 colour photos provide unprecedented access to the most important developments of the period – from the mobilization of 1914 to the victory celebrations in Paris, London and New York in 1919. The volume represents the work of each of the major autochrome pioneers of the period, including Paul Castelnau, Fernand Cuville, Jules Gervais-Courtellemont, Léon Gimpel, Hans Hildenbrand, Frank Hurley, Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud and Charles C. Zoller.

Since the autochrome process required a relatively long exposure time, almost all of the photos depict carefully composed scenes, behind the rapid front-line action. We see poignant group portraits, soldiers preparing for battle, cities ravaged by military bombardment – daily human existence and the devastating consequences on the front. A century on, this unprecedented publication brings a startling human reality to one of the most momentous upheavals in history.
The author:
Peter Walther has edited various publications on literary, photographic, and contemporary historical themes, including books on Goethe, Fontane, Thomas Mann, and writers in the First World War, as well as several illustrated books with historical colour photographs. He has also curated several exhibitions. He is particularly interested in early colour photography techniques.
Taschen
8.3 x 11.2 in., 384 pages

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Rediscovered autochrome photography of the First World War

The devastating events of the First World War were captured in myriad photographs on all sides of the front. Since then, thousands of books of black-and-white photographs of the war have been published as all nations endeavour to comprehend the scale and the carnage of the “greatest catastrophe of the 20th century”. Far less familiar are the rare colour images of the First World War, taken at the time by a small group of photographers pioneering recently developed autochrome technology.

To mark the centenary of the outbreak of war, this groundbreaking volume brings together all of these remarkable, fully hued pictures of the „war to end war“. Assembled from archives in Europe, the United States and Australia, more than 320 colour photos provide unprecedented access to the most important developments of the period – from the mobilization of 1914 to the victory celebrations in Paris, London and New York in 1919. The volume represents the work of each of the major autochrome pioneers of the period, including Paul Castelnau, Fernand Cuville, Jules Gervais-Courtellemont, Léon Gimpel, Hans Hildenbrand, Frank Hurley, Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud and Charles C. Zoller.

Since the autochrome process required a relatively long exposure time, almost all of the photos depict carefully composed scenes, behind the rapid front-line action. We see poignant group portraits, soldiers preparing for battle, cities ravaged by military bombardment – daily human existence and the devastating consequences on the front. A century on, this unprecedented publication brings a startling human reality to one of the most momentous upheavals in history.
The author:
Peter Walther has edited various publications on literary, photographic, and contemporary historical themes, including books on Goethe, Fontane, Thomas Mann, and writers in the First World War, as well as several illustrated books with historical colour photographs. He has also curated several exhibitions. He is particularly interested in early colour photography techniques.
Taschen
8.3 x 11.2 in., 384 pages
£31.49

Picture of System

Publisher's Description

Jens Liebchen's book ›System‹ is a delight with a false bottom.

The pictures show a magical winter wonderland, a deserted, pristine snowy landscape with beautifully sprouted trees, that emerge, individually or in groups, filigree, snow-covered and delicate green on the branches from the soft white and gray surroundings. A natural spectacle of perfect beauty.

So it seems - but it is not that simple.

Jens Liebchen has taken the pictures in the outer part of the Imperial Palace Garden in central Tokyo. Here and there in the dense snowstorm we see cars bowl along in the background and isolated shadowy towering skyscraper silhouettes, that darken the sky. And for the trees, nature has supplied only the material. Placement, growth, size and shape are defined by people and planned down to the smallest detail. With his photographs Jens Liebchen, who lived in Tokyo for three years, reflects firm principles of the Japanese social system.

Nevertheless, the series is intriguing because of its great beauty, and the same goes for the book itself. Excellently designed by Helge Schlaghecke, printed in the finest quality and manufactured as clothbound hardcover with embossed title and tipped in image on the back the book is a bibliophilic gem.

›System‹ is published in an edition of 500 signed and numbered copies. A Special Edition with signed and numbered print is available on request.

40 Pages
19 Color images
20 x 27 cm
Hardcover, clothbound

Recommended retail price £39

Jens Liebchen

Publisher's Description

Jens Liebchen's book ›System‹ is a delight with a false bottom.

The pictures show a magical winter wonderland, a deserted, pristine snowy landscape with beautifully sprouted trees, that emerge, individually or in groups, filigree, snow-covered and delicate green on the branches from the soft white and gray surroundings. A natural spectacle of perfect beauty.

So it seems - but it is not that simple.

Jens Liebchen has taken the pictures in the outer part of the Imperial Palace Garden in central Tokyo. Here and there in the dense snowstorm we see cars bowl along in the background and isolated shadowy towering skyscraper silhouettes, that darken the sky. And for the trees, nature has supplied only the material. Placement, growth, size and shape are defined by people and planned down to the smallest detail. With his photographs Jens Liebchen, who lived in Tokyo for three years, reflects firm principles of the Japanese social system.

Nevertheless, the series is intriguing because of its great beauty, and the same goes for the book itself. Excellently designed by Helge Schlaghecke, printed in the finest quality and manufactured as clothbound hardcover with embossed title and tipped in image on the back the book is a bibliophilic gem.

›System‹ is published in an edition of 500 signed and numbered copies. A Special Edition with signed and numbered print is available on request.

40 Pages
19 Color images
20 x 27 cm
Hardcover, clothbound

Recommended retail price £39

£38.00

Picture of A Story of Bears

Publisher's Description

Its impossible to imagine a world without teddy bears. 

A Story of Bears explores personal stories about teddy bears and other stuffed animal toys that become lifelong companions and hold a special place in the lives of their owners.

Sylvie Huet rediscovered her own childhood teddy at the age of 49 in a fleamarket. Until then he had lived only as a memory and in family photographs. Her discovery began a trail of exploration, revealing childhood memories and family secrets.

The bears that feature are aged between 44 and 98 years old – worn, stitched, and scarred, yet seemingly indestructible. Mostly they are anonymous, but several have celebrity status. Amongst those included are Nana, Jean Paul Gaultier’s bear with the cone bra; Grayson Perry’s ‘personal god’ Alan Measles; Tomi Ungerer’s bear, who inspired his famous children’s book Otto; and Jubilee, a stuffed chimpanzee and the childhood companion of Dame Jane Goodall, now considered the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees.

Sylvie Huet’s portraits give the bears a dignity that befits their status in the eyes of their owners. Included are archive photographs, stories from the past, accounts of meetings and literary extracts.

Huet lives in Paris with her teddy ‘Copain’. A Story of Bears is her third book. Her first book, BOD MODS (editions Marval), is a photographic observation of body modification. Her second, Nains et alors (editions Buchet-Chastel) questioned the way in which society views dwarves.

£16.99 hardback 
172 pages, 64 b&w and colour photographs
170mm x 195mm

Sylvie Huet

Publisher's Description

Its impossible to imagine a world without teddy bears. 

A Story of Bears explores personal stories about teddy bears and other stuffed animal toys that become lifelong companions and hold a special place in the lives of their owners.

Sylvie Huet rediscovered her own childhood teddy at the age of 49 in a fleamarket. Until then he had lived only as a memory and in family photographs. Her discovery began a trail of exploration, revealing childhood memories and family secrets.

The bears that feature are aged between 44 and 98 years old – worn, stitched, and scarred, yet seemingly indestructible. Mostly they are anonymous, but several have celebrity status. Amongst those included are Nana, Jean Paul Gaultier’s bear with the cone bra; Grayson Perry’s ‘personal god’ Alan Measles; Tomi Ungerer’s bear, who inspired his famous children’s book Otto; and Jubilee, a stuffed chimpanzee and the childhood companion of Dame Jane Goodall, now considered the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees.

Sylvie Huet’s portraits give the bears a dignity that befits their status in the eyes of their owners. Included are archive photographs, stories from the past, accounts of meetings and literary extracts.

Huet lives in Paris with her teddy ‘Copain’. A Story of Bears is her third book. Her first book, BOD MODS (editions Marval), is a photographic observation of body modification. Her second, Nains et alors (editions Buchet-Chastel) questioned the way in which society views dwarves.

£16.99 hardback 
172 pages, 64 b&w and colour photographs
170mm x 195mm

£15.29

Picture of Wild Pigeon

Carolyn Drake's latest photographic book, Wild Pigeon, is a collection of photographs compiled from her work on the Uyghurs in Xinjang, China. "Traveling through China’s far western province with a box of prints, a pair of scissors, a container of glue, colored pencils, and a sketchbook, I asked willing collaborators to draw on, reassemble, and use their own tools on my photographs of the region. I hoped that the new images would bring Uyghur perspectives into the work and facilitate a new kind of dialogue with the people I met—one that was face-to-face and tactile, if mostly without words." These pieces, along side straight photographs, come together in a 128 page hard cover book. The photos are compelling on their own, but the addition of layers of drawing and writing adds an entirely new and important perspective to the work, mixing both inside and outside views of the Uyghur community.

Self-published, limited edition of 950 copies

See both here and here for sample images.

Carolyn Drake

Carolyn Drake's latest photographic book, Wild Pigeon, is a collection of photographs compiled from her work on the Uyghurs in Xinjang, China. "Traveling through China’s far western province with a box of prints, a pair of scissors, a container of glue, colored pencils, and a sketchbook, I asked willing collaborators to draw on, reassemble, and use their own tools on my photographs of the region. I hoped that the new images would bring Uyghur perspectives into the work and facilitate a new kind of dialogue with the people I met—one that was face-to-face and tactile, if mostly without words." These pieces, along side straight photographs, come together in a 128 page hard cover book. The photos are compelling on their own, but the addition of layers of drawing and writing adds an entirely new and important perspective to the work, mixing both inside and outside views of the Uyghur community.

Self-published, limited edition of 950 copies

See both here and here for sample images.

£50.00

Picture of Chords of Grey SIGNED

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Paul Gallagher has been a fine art black and white and colour photographer for over twenty seven years, dedicating his photography to Northern England and the Scottish Highlands and photographing predominantly using large format equipment.

Chords of GREY is a limited edition fine art book, featuring Paul's finest images, in a limited edition of 750, each individually signed and numbered by the photographer.

Sample images here.

Grey cloth cover with debossed image and embossed lettering
4 colour printing
Japanese 170 gsm paper
images spot varnished
345mm x 270mm
88 pages
46 images

Slip Case Grey cloth with embossed lettering

Publisher Envisage Books

Paul Gallagher
limited edition fine art book, featuring Paul's finest images, in a limited edition of 750, each individually signed and numbered by the photographer.
£40.00

Picture of Homegrown SIGNED

Following the sold-out success of Domestic Vacations (Radius Books, 2009), Homegrown captures Blackmon’s ever-evolving talent for portraying the tension between the harmony and disarray of domestic life. As Seattle Times arts writer Michael Upchurch said of her work, “Visual jokes and puns are plentiful. But so are family mysteries, childhood psychodramas and painterly richness.”

The influence of the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Steen can be seen in photographer Julie Blackmon’s kindred sense of humor and colorful attention to the absurd at home. Though playful and entertaining, her depictions provide an analogous observation on the struggle between living in the moment versus escaping to another reality, two opposites that strive to dominate.

Included in this new volume are 40 works made from 2009-2014, an interview of the artist by Academy Award winning actress Reese Witherspoon, as well as an insightful introduction by the renowned poet Billy Collins.

About the Artist

Julie Blackmon is an award-winning photographer who has amassed several honors since beginning her career just a few years ago. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Kemper Museum of Art in Kansas City, the Toledo Museum of Art, the Portland Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, among others. Her work has been in such publications as New York, TIME, VOGUE Italia, New York Times and The New Yorker.

Sample images here.

Signed copies

Radius Books

Hardcover, 11.5 x 13.5 inches, 108 pages, 45 color images

Julie Blackmon
Homegrown captures Blackmon’s ever-evolving talent for portraying the tension between the harmony and disarray of domestic life.
£45.00

Picture of Scattered Waters

Thomas Joshua Cooper is one of the most celebrated and distinctive landscape photographers working anywhere in the world today. The capturing of any one image can involve months of preparation and arduous travel as each location is tracked down and then photographed with a weighty wooden field camera from 1898.

Cooper’s travels have taken him from pole to pole, old world to new, but always between journeys he returns to his studio and dark room in Glasgow. Scotland is his home and, for the last 32 years, he has worked on a parallel project to his wider travels, chronicling his adopted land through the rivers that help to define its identity. Scattered Waters: Sources Streams Rivers is Cooper’s love letter to Scotland and presents some of the most beautiful and unexpected photographs that he has ever made.

This beautiful 96-page hardback book, with 47 illustrations and essay by Bella Bathurst, was published to accompany the major solo exhibition  Scattered Waters: Sources Streams Rivers at Ingleby Gallery which took place from 11 October – 29 November 2014.

Artist's video intro to Scattered Waters

hardback book, published by Ingleby Gallery (2014)
96 pages; 28 x 22 x 1.7 cm

Recommended retail price £30

Thomas Joshua Cooper
Far-travelled Cooper's photographs of Scotland, his adopted homeland
£29.25

Picture of India Song

Publisher's Description

The extraordinary work of acclaimed photographer Karen Knorr and her poetic journey through the Indian Subcontinent. Karen Knorr began her ‘India Song’ series in 2008, after a life-changing trip through Rajasthan. These carefully crafted images take inspiration from the Indian tradition of personifying animals in literature and art, depicting scenarios that are at once otherworldly and surreal. Knorr’s work explores Rajput and Mughal cultural heritage and its contemporary relationship to questions of feminine subjectivity and animality.

Knorr was born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the 1960s, completing her education in Paris and London. She has taught, exhibited, and lectured internationally, including at Tate Britain, Tate Modern, The University of Westminster, Goldsmiths, Harvard and The Art Institute of Chicago. She studied at the University of Westminster in the mid-1970s, exhibiting photography that addressed debates in cultural studies and film theory concerning the ‘politics of representation’ practices which emerged during the late 1970s and early 1980s. She is currently Professor of Photography at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, Surrey.

With a preface by William Dalrymple, essay by Christopher Pinney, and interview by Rosa Maria Falvo.

Publisher: Skira

Size: 240 x 280 mm

160 pages

Karen Knorr
These carefully crafted images take inspiration from the Indian tradition of personifying animals in literature and art, depicting scenarios that are at once otherworldly and surreal.
£31.46

Picture of Wind of Change (signed)

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“The wind of change is blowing through this continent, and whether we like it or not, this growth of national consciousness is a political fact. We must all accept it as a fact, and our national policies must take account of it.”

On 3 February 1960, Harold Macmillan, the Prime Minister of Great Britain, made his controversial ‘Wind of Change’ speech to a hostile South African Parliament, in which he signalled his government’s intention to roll out independence to many of the British colonies. The speech was received in stony silence, particularly his critical comments on South Africa’s abhorrent policy of apartheid.

In 1964, The Sunday Times Magazine commissioned journalist Richard West and photographer John Bulmer to document the radical changes sweeping through Africa, devoting a whole issue to their report, ‘The White Tribes of Africa’. Visiting 14 countries over a two-month period, John captured the dying embers of colonialism set against a growing African nationalism.

Africa was just a starting point and over the next 15 years, John continued photographing the profound social and political changes sweeping across the world, from the slow disintegration of the Middle East and the early signs of the collapse of the Communist bloc, to the totalitarianism of China and North Korea.

In the mid-sixties, as now, America was a country of extremes, but the grinding, hopeless poverty of two very different areas – Appalachia in East Kentucky and Oakland, California – was still a shocking contrast to the rest of America’s wealth. President Johnson’s War on Poverty, launched in 1964, appeared to have had little effect. In South America, as capitalism and communism fought out their ideological battle, Bulmer brilliantly captured the collusion between the military and church for control of the hearts and minds of the people.

The pictures in this book offer a glimpse of a changing world. Colour photography as journalism was new at that time. Until the publication of the first colour supplement by The Sunday Times in 1962, colour photography had been used for advertising, fashion or travel pictures but rarely for photojournalism. John Bulmer was a pioneer and his work is now receiving the recognition it deserves.

Sample images

Publisher: Bluecoat Press

John Bulmer
The pictures in this book offer a glimpse of a changing world. Colour photography as journalism was new at that time. Until the publication of the first colour supplement by The Sunday Times in 1962, colour photography had been used for advertising, fashion or travel pictures but rarely for photojournalism. John Bulmer was a pioneer and his work is now receiving the recognition it deserves.
£19.99

Picture of Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera

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The real world is full of cameras; the virtual world is full of images. Where does all this photographic activity leave the artist-photographer? Post-Photography tries to answer that question by investigating the exciting new language of photographic image-making that is emerging in the digital age of anything-is-possible and everything-has-been-done-before.

Found imagery has become increasingly important in post-photographic practice, with the internet serving as a laboratory for a major kind of image-making experimentation. But artists also continue to create entirely original works using avant-garde techniques drawn from both the digital and analogue eras.

This book is split into five sections – Something Borrowed, Something New; Layers of Reality; All the World Is Staged; Hand and Eye; and Post-Photojournalism – which cover the key strategies adopted by 53 of the most exciting and innovative international artist-photographers of the 21st century.

Publisher: Lawrence King

Size: 280 x 216 mm

272 pages, 196 colour illustrations

Robert Shore
The real world is full of cameras; the virtual world is full of images. Where does all this photographic activity leave the artist-photographer? Post-Photography tries to answer that question by investigating the exciting new language of photographic image-making that is emerging in the digital age of anything-is-possible and everything-has-been-done-before.
£22.46

Picture of Shoreditch Wild Life (Collector's Edition and Print)

Publisher's Description

Wild, brash, outrageous and laced with humour, Dougie Wallace's unflinching photos capture the extreme variety of street life in one of London's most iconic and colourful areas: Shoreditch.

Originally from Scotland, Dougie Wallace has lived for many years in East London.

Book 4 from the series 'East London Photo Stories'.

A special, fully cloth covered, collector's edition of Shoreditch Wild Life by Dougie Wallace presented in a bespoke cloth covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.

Collector's Editions are limited to 250 copies per title.

Full story of Shoreditch Wild Life

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Size: 145 x 205 mm

Dougie Wallace
A special, fully cloth covered, collector's edition of Shoreditch Wild Life by Dougie Wallace presented in a bespoke cloth covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.
£40.50

Picture of 99 x 99s

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224 pages with 198 photographs of 99 ice creams and 99 locations. Essay by Michael Smith and designed by YES. 

Sample images

Publisher: Antenne Books

Size: 290 x 220 mm

224 pages

Luke Stephenson
198 photographs of 99 ice creams and 99 locations.
£30.00

Picture of Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014 Catalogue

Publisher's Description

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize celebrates the vitality and excellence in portrait photography today. This prize is one of the most important platforms for contemporary portrait photographers internationally, and sixty stunning reproductions of the selected works provide an excellent overview of current photographic styles, trends and techniques.

This book provides a unique opportunity to see an inspiring range of portraits from contemporary photographers selected from thousands of submissions. The works included are not only about the subjects – people who appear intriguing, defiant or relaxed – but also reveal the outstanding skill of the photographers, whose intelligence and diligence enable them to capture a moment in time, and to convey something of the spirit of those photographed.

Fully illustrated in colour throughout, the book features all the selected entries from this year’s competition, as well as comments and insights from the judges. The catalogue includes an extended essay about contemporary portraiture.

Publisher: National Portrait Gallery

Size: 280 x 220mm

80 pages, 60 illustrations


The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize celebrates the vitality and excellence in portrait photography today. This prize is one of the most important platforms for contemporary portrait photographers internationally.
£13.50

Picture of HobbyBuddies

Publisher's Description

In their series Freizeitfreunde, the Swiss photographers Ursula Sprecher (b. 1970) and Andi Cortellini (b. 1965) show group portraits of people who meet regularly due to a shared interest. No matter what they call themselves – interest group, association, club, clique or league – the focus in these groups is always on voluntary commitment and the joy of pursuing a common cause or shared idea. These staged pictures were each taken at a carefully selected location, at a scheduled time, with scenery built and specifically arranged to show a certain number of members of the group. The subjects of the group pictures come from all walks of life, age groups, ethnicities and religions. The pictures betray thorough research and organization: the number of subjects and their clothing, the props, accessories – nothing is left to chance. This approach results in unusual, intriguing and in some cases even perplexing images and compositions. The photo series has been exhibited internationally and published in numerous magazines, such as chrismon, Geo, Tageswoche and NZZ.

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag

Size: 24o x 215 mm

132 pages, 60 colour illustrations  

German/English

Ursula Sprecher and Andi Cortellini
In their series Freizeitfreunde, the Swiss photographers Ursula Sprecher (b. 1970) and Andi Cortellini (b. 1965) show group portraits of people who meet regularly due to a shared interest.
£26.91

Picture of Fading

Publisher's Description

"The images in Fading were all created in small rural towns around Sweden – places Elis had never traveled to before. By staying close to home, yet taking unfamiliar paths, he opens the door to chance. Equally, the subjects he photographs are people he has never met prior to this moment: strangers, yet they also make up the vital elements of a very personal journey – a soul searching walkabout. By studying their lives the artist discovers unexpected aspects of himself. Working like an archeologist, he investigates these foreign sites, examining the artifacts he finds there, teasing out the answers to his own deeper philosophical questions. Thus the images are as much about him as an artist and a person, as they are about his subjects. At its base Fading explores these these simple facts: Seasons change; leaves fall from the trees and die, winter moves in – everything is constantly fading. Spring arrives, restoring life and as quickly as new seedlings emerge, fading begins again. Each second ends as it begins. This is what Elis Hoffman pays silent witness to through his images – the exploration of this transitory nature in all things.

Observing Elis’ journey we feel no sense of separation between photographer and subject, what we experience is instead a deep collaboration." (Peggy Sue Amison)

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag

Size: 300 x 240 mm

72 pages, 36 colour illustrations

Ellis Hoffman
At its base Fading explores these these simple facts: Seasons change; leaves fall from the trees and die, winter moves in – everything is constantly fading.
£28.80

Picture of Whale’s Eyelash, The

Publisher's Description

The great technological leap forward that took place in the 19th century in optical lens systems such as the microscope meant that by the latter half of the century the exploration of the microcosm was a common pursuit amongst the scientifically minded. Individuals often became interested in a particular area or theme and were able to add significantly to the existing body of knowledge in their subject. More than this, another universe and another dimension were opened up in which to dream and travel.

In The Whale’s Eyelash, Timothy Prus has edited together some of these historical explorations and recast them as a play – a play that unfolds through a series of 19th century microscope slides. Each slide contains a specific dramatic moment, and together they tell a story about what happens between the appearance of humankind and its passing away.

Publisher: AMC Books

Size: 190 x 247 mm

192 pages

Timothy Prus
In The Whale’s Eyelash, Timothy Prus has edited together 19th century historical explorations and recast them as a play – a play that unfolds through a series of 19th century microscope slides.
£58.50

Picture of Paris Magnum

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Publisher's Description

By documenting the everyday workings of the city, Magnums photographers capture the essence of Parisian life. Their photographs show the city as it lives and breathesfrom fashion shows to underground jazz clubs, from the bustling metro to outdoor cafés, and from the Art Deco Fouquets hotel to the working class Goutte dOr neighborhood. Even celebrities appear as ordinary citizens encountered in their own milieufrom former President François Mitterrand to novelist Marguerite Duras, singer Edith Piaf to actress Catherine Deneuve, fashion designer Christian Dior to artist Giacometti. The citys rich history and traditions are inherent in images depicting the bravery of an unknown female resistance fighter, the exuberant joy upon the Liberation of Paris, the eroticism of burlesque dancers, or the excitement of the final lap of the Tour de France. Crusty baguettes, buttery escargot, glasses of wine, and abundant butcher cases attest to the gastronomic pleasures of the city, and all of the monumentsthe Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dameappear like cast members at curtain call. This book celebrates the myriad aspects of Paris in a volume as captivating for the lifelong Parisian as it is for the armchair traveler.

Publisher: Flammarion

Size: 250 x 318 mm

304 pages


This book celebrates the myriad aspects of Paris in a volume as captivating for the lifelong Parisian as it is for the armchair traveler.
£36.00

Picture of Brooklyn

Publisher's Description

“A midnight scene… only in Brooklyn. My assistant and I were watching a mediocre minor league double header. The Staten Island Yankees versus the Coney Island Mets. Their split. A man came over to join us. He was a Czech Rabin who had arrived here in 1980, a baseball and photography fan. He recognised me and asked, “What are you guys doing?” We told him. He asked us whether we wanted to see a Hasidic prayer and study session. It was only a block away. We accepted. (…)“ William Klein

"Brooklyn" is the newest body of work by William Klein. He sets out on a new project to document the New York borough of Brooklyn, a city he refers to as ‘the America of tomorrow’. Commissioned by Sony, exclusively for their new Global Imaging Ambassadors programme, this is the first time Klein produces work entirely on digital cameras. His artistic career continues to produce work today. Sixty years after his work "Life is Good and Good for You in New York", notoriously re-known photographer and artist, William Klein returned to his native roots to document Brooklyn. The energy and composition of the images are classic. Klein, who at 86 years old, continues to impress his peers and critics. 

 Of the programme, Klein says, "Brooklyn for me, a Manhattanite, has always been a mystery. This year, it became a photographic discovery. With the Sony a99, photography has been a pleasure. The camera has been a partner, rather than a burden. And the quality of the photos have proven to be an unexpected revelation."

Publisher: Constrato

Size: 297 x 210 mm

120 Pages, 100 photographs

William Klein
"Brooklyn" is the newest body of work by William Klein. He sets out on a new project to document the New York borough of Brooklyn, a city he refers to as ‘the America of tomorrow’.
£25.20

Picture of Paris Views

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Publisher's Description

Gail Albert Halaban: Paris Views is a continuation of Halaban’s 2012 series Out My Window. In this new set of images, Halaban shifts her focus from New York to Paris—while continuing to steady her gaze through the windows of her neighbors and others in the community. The photographs, taken between 2012 and 2013, feature cinematic atmospheres and intimate domestic stills. Through Halaban’s lens, the viewer is welcomed into the private worlds of ordinary people. The photographs in Gail Albert Halaban: Paris Views explore the conventions and tensions of urban lifestyles, the blurring between reality and fantasy, feelings of isolation in the city, and the intimacies of home and daily life. In these meticulously directed, window-framed versions of reality, Halaban allows the viewer to create his or her own fictions about the characters, activities, and interiors illuminated within. This invitation to imagine renders the characters and settings both personal and mysterious. Halaban's seductive photography appeals to the flaneur in all of us.

Publisher: Aperture

Size: 15 x 13"

120 pages , 60 colour images

Gail Albert Halaban
Paris Views is a continuation of Halaban’s 2012 series Out My Window. In this new set of images, Halaban shifts her focus from New York to Paris—while continuing to steady her gaze through the windows of her neighbors and others in the community.
£45.00

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