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Picture of Steam & Steel Calendar 2015
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The Norfolk and Western Railway was the last American railroad to abandon steam and convert to diesel. During themid-1950s, O. Winston Link (1914-2001) created a photographic legacy of this period of American rail history which remains unrivaled.

0.76 cms H x 31.24 cms L x 29.97 cms W (0.23 kgs)
O Winston Link
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The Norfolk and Western Railway was the last American railroad to abandon steam and convert to diesel. During themid-1950s, O. Winston Link (1914-2001) created a photographic legacy of this period of American rail history which remains unrivaled.

0.76 cms H x 31.24 cms L x 29.97 cms W (0.23 kgs)
£9.89

Picture of Ansel Adams Diary/Engagement Calendar 2015

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The classic desk calendar, featuring faithfully reproduced images from the Ansel Adams archive alongside helpful organizing features.
The 2015 Engagement Calendar features a wide range of Ansel Adams' most beloved images, all impeccably printed in duotone to the high standards established by Adams himself. From iconic National Parks photographs to intricate nature and architectural studies, the selection features images both familiar and rarely seen. Ample space for recording appointments and a section of monthly calendars are provided for long-term planning. Elegant and practical, the Engagement Calendar is the perfect desk organizer and an attractive gift.

Ansel Adams

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The classic desk calendar, featuring faithfully reproduced images from the Ansel Adams archive alongside helpful organizing features.
The 2015 Engagement Calendar features a wide range of Ansel Adams' most beloved images, all impeccably printed in duotone to the high standards established by Adams himself. From iconic National Parks photographs to intricate nature and architectural studies, the selection features images both familiar and rarely seen. Ample space for recording appointments and a section of monthly calendars are provided for long-term planning. Elegant and practical, the Engagement Calendar is the perfect desk organizer and an attractive gift.

£19.99

Picture of Ansel Adams Wall Calendar 2015

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With superb reproductions of breathtaking Ansel Adams photographs, the ANSEL ADAMS WALL CALENDAR remains a beloved annual bestseller.

The 2015 Wall Calendar features thirteen exquisite, high-quality reproductions of Adams' photographs carefully selected and ordered to reflect the changing seasons. These stunning images-majestic mountain vistas, intimate nature studies, and landscapes of the American West-will delight all year long. A classic and popular now as ever, the Ansel Adams Wall Calendar is an elegant addition to any home or office.

Ansel Adams

Publisher's Description

With superb reproductions of breathtaking Ansel Adams photographs, the ANSEL ADAMS WALL CALENDAR remains a beloved annual bestseller.

The 2015 Wall Calendar features thirteen exquisite, high-quality reproductions of Adams' photographs carefully selected and ordered to reflect the changing seasons. These stunning images-majestic mountain vistas, intimate nature studies, and landscapes of the American West-will delight all year long. A classic and popular now as ever, the Ansel Adams Wall Calendar is an elegant addition to any home or office.

£16.19

Picture of Michael Kenna Calendar 2015

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Wire-O, 14 x 17 inches, 13 duotone plates.   

Michael Kenna's intimate, exquisitely crafted black-and-white photographs reflect a sense of refinement, respect for history, and thorough originality. We are pleased to present our nineteenth calendar featuring his work. The 2015 Michael Kenna Wall Calendar is printed on an exclusive, uncoated, natural Japanese paper using Daido black ink. It features thirteen photographs: Wanaka Lake Tree, Study 1, Otago, New Zealand. 2013;  Tree in Snowdrift, Wuchang, Heilongjiang, China. 2011; Milford Sound, Study 2, New Zealand. 2013; Yuanyang, Study 3, Yunnan, China. 2013; Thirty Six Birds, Isle of Skye, Scotland. 2005; Late Afternoon Rainbow, Tasmania, Australia. 2013; Seaweed Farms, Study 7, Xiapu, China. 2010; Sandjeika Beach, Odessa, Ukraine. 2013; Night Pagoda, Nindge, Fujian, China. 2010; Harvest Moon, Seattle, Washington, USA. 2013; Maple in Autumn, Kyoto, Honshu, Japan. 2001; Pont des Arts, Study 3, Paris, France. 1987; Snow on Pebbles, Toya Lake, Hokkaido, Japan. 2009.

Michael Kenna

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Wire-O, 14 x 17 inches, 13 duotone plates.   

Michael Kenna's intimate, exquisitely crafted black-and-white photographs reflect a sense of refinement, respect for history, and thorough originality. We are pleased to present our nineteenth calendar featuring his work. The 2015 Michael Kenna Wall Calendar is printed on an exclusive, uncoated, natural Japanese paper using Daido black ink. It features thirteen photographs: Wanaka Lake Tree, Study 1, Otago, New Zealand. 2013;  Tree in Snowdrift, Wuchang, Heilongjiang, China. 2011; Milford Sound, Study 2, New Zealand. 2013; Yuanyang, Study 3, Yunnan, China. 2013; Thirty Six Birds, Isle of Skye, Scotland. 2005; Late Afternoon Rainbow, Tasmania, Australia. 2013; Seaweed Farms, Study 7, Xiapu, China. 2010; Sandjeika Beach, Odessa, Ukraine. 2013; Night Pagoda, Nindge, Fujian, China. 2010; Harvest Moon, Seattle, Washington, USA. 2013; Maple in Autumn, Kyoto, Honshu, Japan. 2001; Pont des Arts, Study 3, Paris, France. 1987; Snow on Pebbles, Toya Lake, Hokkaido, Japan. 2009.

£18.00

Picture of Studies of the Female Nude

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During 1945 Andre de Dienes (1913 - 1985) photographed a young model named Norma Jean. His subsequent five-year working relationship with the woman who became Marilyn Monroe is the beginning of de Dienes’s career in Hollywood. He photographed celebrities, and his documentary work took him from Muscle Beach in Venice to sharecroppers working the cotton fields of the deep South. But his ?rst love in photography was the female nude, and in his lifetime he photographed and published thousands of these pictures. Selected from the archives of his estate are seventy - five of the finest images printed by the artist. Reproduced actual size these prints are a time capsule of half-century-old interpretations of female beauty.

11 x 14 Inches
84 Duotone Plates
192 Pages

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Andre de Dienes

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During 1945 Andre de Dienes (1913 - 1985) photographed a young model named Norma Jean. His subsequent five-year working relationship with the woman who became Marilyn Monroe is the beginning of de Dienes’s career in Hollywood. He photographed celebrities, and his documentary work took him from Muscle Beach in Venice to sharecroppers working the cotton fields of the deep South. But his ?rst love in photography was the female nude, and in his lifetime he photographed and published thousands of these pictures. Selected from the archives of his estate are seventy - five of the finest images printed by the artist. Reproduced actual size these prints are a time capsule of half-century-old interpretations of female beauty.

11 x 14 Inches
84 Duotone Plates
192 Pages

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£47.00
£15.50

Picture of Red Journey

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Belgian photographer Nick Hannes spent a year travelling through the fifteen former Soviet republics in search of traces of the past and signs of social transition. Red Journey uncovers the various ways in which former Soviet countries are trying to redefine their national identity after the disintegration of the communist imperium. Hannes shows a region of contrasts by photographing extreme wealth amid heart-rending poverty, unrestrained urban renewal that makes deprived neighbourhoods all the more visible, new dictator’s gilt cult images in a decor of faded glory.

Nick Hannes was awarded with the "Nikon Press Photo Award 2008" for this series of fantastic images that chronicle post-Soviet Russia

Communism and its fall had a worldwide impact, but none felt the changes more than the previously Soviet states. In 2007 and 2008, photographer Nick Hannes travelled across the 15 former Soviet republics and took pictures of the different consequences of the breakdown of the Soviet Union in 1991. This publication includes intense photography of a developing region full of contrasts: extreme wealth amidst poverty; golden statues of new dictators in cities of concrete and shows how much change has already occured and how much is still to come, with experienced photographer Nick Hannes's poignant images.

Publisher: Lannoo Publishers
Size: 230 mm x 290 mm
Pages: 144
Illustrations: 88 colour
  • Nick Hannes was awarded with the "Nikon Press Photo Award 2008" for this series of fantastic images that chronicle post-Soviet Russia

Communism and its fall had a worldwide impact, but none felt the changes more than the previously Soviet states. In 2007 and 2008, photographer Nick Hannes travelled across the 15 former Soviet republics and took pictures of the different consequences of the breakdown of the Soviet Union in 1991. This publication includes intense photography of a developing region full of contrasts: extreme wealth amidst poverty; golden statues of new dictators in cities of concrete and shows how much change has already occured and how much is still to come, with experienced photographer Nick Hannes's poignant images.

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Nick Hannes

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Belgian photographer Nick Hannes spent a year travelling through the fifteen former Soviet republics in search of traces of the past and signs of social transition. Red Journey uncovers the various ways in which former Soviet countries are trying to redefine their national identity after the disintegration of the communist imperium. Hannes shows a region of contrasts by photographing extreme wealth amid heart-rending poverty, unrestrained urban renewal that makes deprived neighbourhoods all the more visible, new dictator’s gilt cult images in a decor of faded glory.

Nick Hannes was awarded with the "Nikon Press Photo Award 2008" for this series of fantastic images that chronicle post-Soviet Russia

Communism and its fall had a worldwide impact, but none felt the changes more than the previously Soviet states. In 2007 and 2008, photographer Nick Hannes travelled across the 15 former Soviet republics and took pictures of the different consequences of the breakdown of the Soviet Union in 1991. This publication includes intense photography of a developing region full of contrasts: extreme wealth amidst poverty; golden statues of new dictators in cities of concrete and shows how much change has already occured and how much is still to come, with experienced photographer Nick Hannes's poignant images.

Publisher: Lannoo Publishers
Size: 230 mm x 290 mm
Pages: 144
Illustrations: 88 colour
  • Nick Hannes was awarded with the "Nikon Press Photo Award 2008" for this series of fantastic images that chronicle post-Soviet Russia

Communism and its fall had a worldwide impact, but none felt the changes more than the previously Soviet states. In 2007 and 2008, photographer Nick Hannes travelled across the 15 former Soviet republics and took pictures of the different consequences of the breakdown of the Soviet Union in 1991. This publication includes intense photography of a developing region full of contrasts: extreme wealth amidst poverty; golden statues of new dictators in cities of concrete and shows how much change has already occured and how much is still to come, with experienced photographer Nick Hannes's poignant images.

- See more at: http://www.accdistribution.com/uk/store/pv/9789020984026/red-journey/nick-hannes?layout=popup#sthash.p0ceAQs8.dpuf
£25.00
£8.25

Picture of The Photographer

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In this tribute to contemporary photography, authors Gérard Rancinan and Caroline Gaudriault present 25 portraits of the most important practitioners of the photographic medium today. A renowned photographer himself, Rancinan traveled the world to capture each subject in the surroundings of their choice and, in parallel, journalist Gaudriault interviewed them about their work and the legacy they will leave to the world. Subjects include world-renowned artists such as Elliott Erwitt, David Lachapelle, Martin Parr, Pierre et Gilles, Peter Lindbergh, Oliviero Toscani, Eikoh Hosoe, Sebastiao Salgado, and Reza.  Accompanying each portrait by Rancinan are images taken and chosen by the photographers themselves, selected to represent their work and illustrate their interview. As a result, The Photographer showcases examples of the very best contemporary work, including portraiture, photojournalism, nudes, paparazzi, fine art, and fashion.  A must-have for any photography lover, The Photographer turns the camera around and the result is an intimate look at the face and world of these exceptional artists.
About the author
Gérard Rancinan’s work has appeared in the world’s most prestigious magazines and has won multiple international awards, including the World Press. Caroline Gaudriault has worked as a correspondent in Sydney, Australia, as well as on a range of projects for international magazines and created her own press agency.
Trim Size: 11 x 12 1/4
Page Count: 300
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 250
Publisher's Price $60

Gérard Rancinan

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In this tribute to contemporary photography, authors Gérard Rancinan and Caroline Gaudriault present 25 portraits of the most important practitioners of the photographic medium today. A renowned photographer himself, Rancinan traveled the world to capture each subject in the surroundings of their choice and, in parallel, journalist Gaudriault interviewed them about their work and the legacy they will leave to the world. Subjects include world-renowned artists such as Elliott Erwitt, David Lachapelle, Martin Parr, Pierre et Gilles, Peter Lindbergh, Oliviero Toscani, Eikoh Hosoe, Sebastiao Salgado, and Reza.  Accompanying each portrait by Rancinan are images taken and chosen by the photographers themselves, selected to represent their work and illustrate their interview. As a result, The Photographer showcases examples of the very best contemporary work, including portraiture, photojournalism, nudes, paparazzi, fine art, and fashion.  A must-have for any photography lover, The Photographer turns the camera around and the result is an intimate look at the face and world of these exceptional artists.
About the author
Gérard Rancinan’s work has appeared in the world’s most prestigious magazines and has won multiple international awards, including the World Press. Caroline Gaudriault has worked as a correspondent in Sydney, Australia, as well as on a range of projects for international magazines and created her own press agency.
Trim Size: 11 x 12 1/4
Page Count: 300
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 250
Publisher's Price $60

£15.75

Picture of Animals and Nudes

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When Peter Hujar (1934-1987) died at the age of 53, his remarkable oeuvre fell into neglect. Sporadic ex-hibitions and catalogues failed to give Hujar his critical due, or to make the work widely accessible. Now, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of his first book, Portraits in Life and Death (1976), a concerted effort to exhibit and publish Hujar's work has begun. This book is a prelude to upcoming exhibitions examining Hujar's incomparable portraits of animals and nudes, all of which he though to be self-portraits. A student of Lisette Model, admirer of August Sander, and friend of Diane Arbus, Hujar made his photographs distinctly his own: a perfect and unmistakable mirror of his own body and milieu.

11 x 13 Inches
70 Duotone Plates
144 Pages
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Peter Hujar

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When Peter Hujar (1934-1987) died at the age of 53, his remarkable oeuvre fell into neglect. Sporadic ex-hibitions and catalogues failed to give Hujar his critical due, or to make the work widely accessible. Now, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of his first book, Portraits in Life and Death (1976), a concerted effort to exhibit and publish Hujar's work has begun. This book is a prelude to upcoming exhibitions examining Hujar's incomparable portraits of animals and nudes, all of which he though to be self-portraits. A student of Lisette Model, admirer of August Sander, and friend of Diane Arbus, Hujar made his photographs distinctly his own: a perfect and unmistakable mirror of his own body and milieu.

11 x 13 Inches
70 Duotone Plates
144 Pages
First Edition

£49.95
£16.50

Picture of Objects of Desire

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Through the careful alchemy of her art, Sheila Metzner's subjects- women, men, children, graceful still-life objects, interiors- are transmuted into icons of beauty and emotion, objects fraught with poetic suggestion and mythic import. Sensual, poignant, evocative, her daring and original photographs have found a wide audience- they have been purchased by major museums and are published regularly in Vogue.

Publisher's price $35

1986
b/w & color illustrations100 pp.
12.25 x 11.25 inches

Sheila Metzner

Publisher's Description

Through the careful alchemy of her art, Sheila Metzner's subjects- women, men, children, graceful still-life objects, interiors- are transmuted into icons of beauty and emotion, objects fraught with poetic suggestion and mythic import. Sensual, poignant, evocative, her daring and original photographs have found a wide audience- they have been purchased by major museums and are published regularly in Vogue.

Publisher's price $35

1986
b/w & color illustrations100 pp.
12.25 x 11.25 inches

£6.25

Picture of Relics of the Cold War

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Impressive documentary photographs of remnants of the Cold War

The Cold War is over, yet its traces are still visible. For forty long years, the Iron Curtain divided Europe into East and West; atomic-bomb shelters were built, weapons stockpiled, emergency drills carried out. Dutch documentary photographer Martin Roemers (*1962) decided to track down the remains of this period. For over ten years he repeatedly traveled through formerly hostile countries on both sides of the line: through eastern and western Germany, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine , and other former East Bloc nations. He descended into underground tunnels; photographed abandoned control centers, old barracks, wrecked tanks, and ruined statues. In his images the era of enmity, the politics of deterrence, and the arms race appear ongoing and vivid, serving as a reminder for a future of peace.

Edited by Nadine Barth, Texts by Nadine Barth, H. J. A. Hofland, Martin Roemers

2009. 144 pp., 73 color ills.

25.70 x 28.60 cm

Martin Roemers

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Impressive documentary photographs of remnants of the Cold War

The Cold War is over, yet its traces are still visible. For forty long years, the Iron Curtain divided Europe into East and West; atomic-bomb shelters were built, weapons stockpiled, emergency drills carried out. Dutch documentary photographer Martin Roemers (*1962) decided to track down the remains of this period. For over ten years he repeatedly traveled through formerly hostile countries on both sides of the line: through eastern and western Germany, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine , and other former East Bloc nations. He descended into underground tunnels; photographed abandoned control centers, old barracks, wrecked tanks, and ruined statues. In his images the era of enmity, the politics of deterrence, and the arms race appear ongoing and vivid, serving as a reminder for a future of peace.

Edited by Nadine Barth, Texts by Nadine Barth, H. J. A. Hofland, Martin Roemers

2009. 144 pp., 73 color ills.

25.70 x 28.60 cm

£32.50
£11.75

Picture of The Chinese

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In 1994, Chinese artist Liu Zheng conceived of an ambitious photographic project called The Chinese, which occupied him for seven years and carried him throughout China. Inspired by the examples of August Sander and Diane Arbus, he has captured a people and country in a unique time of great flux, providing a startling vision of the deep-rooted historical forces and cultural attitudes that continue to shape China and its people. Liu seeks out moments in which archetypal Chinese characters are encountered in extreme and unexpected situations. His photographs are divided among a number of topics which betray a dark vision, albeit one that is laced with mordant humor. His main subjects to date have included street eccentrics, homeless children, transvestite performers, provincial drug traffickers, coal miners, Buddhist monks, prison inmates, Taoist priests, waxwork figures in historical museums, and the dead and dying. This is the first monograph of his work to appear outside of China and will accompany Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, a major exhibition at the International Center of Photography, New York.

Steidl/ICP, New York, 2004.

176 pp., numerous black-and-white illustrations

10x10".

Liu Zheng

Publisher's Description
In 1994, Chinese artist Liu Zheng conceived of an ambitious photographic project called The Chinese, which occupied him for seven years and carried him throughout China. Inspired by the examples of August Sander and Diane Arbus, he has captured a people and country in a unique time of great flux, providing a startling vision of the deep-rooted historical forces and cultural attitudes that continue to shape China and its people. Liu seeks out moments in which archetypal Chinese characters are encountered in extreme and unexpected situations. His photographs are divided among a number of topics which betray a dark vision, albeit one that is laced with mordant humor. His main subjects to date have included street eccentrics, homeless children, transvestite performers, provincial drug traffickers, coal miners, Buddhist monks, prison inmates, Taoist priests, waxwork figures in historical museums, and the dead and dying. This is the first monograph of his work to appear outside of China and will accompany Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, a major exhibition at the International Center of Photography, New York.

Steidl/ICP, New York, 2004.

176 pp., numerous black-and-white illustrations

10x10".

£28.00
£11.75

Picture of Icons of the Highway

Often when we think of America we remember the decades which set it apart visually, the flamboyant and over-sized automobiles, the ubiquitous diners, the large city hotels in paintings by Edward Hopper and a concept which until recent years strangely remained unique to America, the motel. In a spirit of true enterprise, each establishment would tout for custom by installing brightly coloured and visually arresting neon lighting. Whilst this was a tradition that was later adopted by Europe and other parts of the world, it could never match the audacity and enthusiasm of the Americans who completely fell in love with it.

The 50's, a decade immortalized by the classic cult movie American Graffiti was perhaps the pinnacle of this fabulous indulgence; sadly, much of what we associate with this aspect of America is now in steady decline. In this collection of outstanding photography, husband and wife Tony & Eva Worobiec capture the magic that remains, on five journeys ranging from the far north - the High Line at the Canadian border, to the desert towns of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, in the South West.

Hardcover and jacket
128 pages
240 x 280 mm

Tony & Eva Worobiec

Often when we think of America we remember the decades which set it apart visually, the flamboyant and over-sized automobiles, the ubiquitous diners, the large city hotels in paintings by Edward Hopper and a concept which until recent years strangely remained unique to America, the motel. In a spirit of true enterprise, each establishment would tout for custom by installing brightly coloured and visually arresting neon lighting. Whilst this was a tradition that was later adopted by Europe and other parts of the world, it could never match the audacity and enthusiasm of the Americans who completely fell in love with it.

The 50's, a decade immortalized by the classic cult movie American Graffiti was perhaps the pinnacle of this fabulous indulgence; sadly, much of what we associate with this aspect of America is now in steady decline. In this collection of outstanding photography, husband and wife Tony & Eva Worobiec capture the magic that remains, on five journeys ranging from the far north - the High Line at the Canadian border, to the desert towns of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, in the South West.

Hardcover and jacket
128 pages
240 x 280 mm

£19.99
£6.50

Picture of Suffering the Ideal

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The short-lived career of nineteenth-century photographer F. Holland Day is the basis for this important historical monograph. Though he is perhaps best known for his controversial "sacred subjects" in which he posed himself as Jesus Christ, Day quickly moved to the forefront of American photography with his portraiture and his later mythological series. Day was probably the first great photographer of the male nude. A friend of Oscar Wilde and an early proponent of gay rights, women's rights, and racial equality, scandal surrounded him and caused his marginalization.

11 x 14 Inches
96 Four-color Plates
144 Pages


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F Holland Day

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The short-lived career of nineteenth-century photographer F. Holland Day is the basis for this important historical monograph. Though he is perhaps best known for his controversial "sacred subjects" in which he posed himself as Jesus Christ, Day quickly moved to the forefront of American photography with his portraiture and his later mythological series. Day was probably the first great photographer of the male nude. A friend of Oscar Wilde and an early proponent of gay rights, women's rights, and racial equality, scandal surrounded him and caused his marginalization.

11 x 14 Inches
96 Four-color Plates
144 Pages


First Edition

£56.00
£18.50

Picture of Vanessa Winship (Signed)

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The work of British photographer Vanessa Winship first emerged into public consciousness in the late 1990s, as the political world map was being radically redrawn in the wake of the Cold War. Her sober, black-and-white depictions of Eastern Europe, shot in natural light on a variety of formats and cameras, explored concepts of borders, national identity and the vulnerability of humans within the continuum of history and world conflict. Upon her receipt of the prestigious Henri Cartier-Bresson Award in 2011, Robert Delpire observed: "Her work might be seen as a classic documentary approach but in fact it features a sensitivity and complexity that is deeply contemporary." This first broad survey of her work (previous monographs have focused on a single series) lusciously reproduces her many acclaimed projects: Imagined States and Desires: A Balkan Journey (1999–2003); Black Sea: Between Chronicle and Fiction (2002–2010); Georgia: Seeds Carried by the Wind (2008–2010); Sweet Nothings: Schoolgirls of Eastern Anatolia (2007); Humber (2010); the widely acclaimed She Dances on Jackson (2011–2012), of which Phil Coomes of BBC News raved: "This is pure photography, and … viewed as a whole, is about as good as it gets"; and her most recent series, Almería: Where Gold Was Found (2014). Also included are specially commissioned essays by Neil Ascherson, Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa and Carlos Martín García; excerpts from books by Juan Goytisolo; plus a biography-timeline, an updated bibliography and a selection of the texts by the photographer used to complement each series in the style of a travel diary.

Publisher: Fundación Mapfre

260 pages, 9 colour, 173 black & white

Vanessa Winship
The work of British photographer Vanessa Winship first emerged into public consciousness in the late 1990s, as the political world map was being radically redrawn in the wake of the Cold War.
£49.50

Picture of Ocean and Desert (Signed)

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This new project by German-born photographer Renate Aller, titled Ocean and Desert, is an extension of the ongoing series and sold-out book oceanscapes (Radius Books, 2010). Aller has continued to make images of the ocean from a single vantage point—for which she is internationally known—but for the last several years, she has also photographed sand dunes in New Mexico and Colorado.

She has now paired the resulting images in a fascinating new series that continues her investigation into the relationship between Romanticism, memory, and landscape in the context of our current socio-political awareness. There is both a visual and visceral relationship between the two bodies of work, as though the minerals of the sand dunes carry the memory of the ocean waters that were there millions of years before. The desert images also capture visitors to the dunes, who engage in beach activities far away from any large body of water. And while these parallel realities are from completely different locations, the simultaneous, multiple activities on the sloping sand hills appears as if layers of different people and activities were choreographed next to rolling waves of the sea.

Aller’s first combination of these images was in book form, for a mammoth hand-made book that was 36 inches wide. The overwhelming success of that object has inspired the new trade copy edition, which is as large a binding that can be mechanically bound, and includes an expanded selection of the work.

Sample images

Publisher: Radius Books

Size: 16.75 x 11.25"

136 pages, 104 colour images.

Renate Aller
Aller has continued to make images of the ocean from a single vantage point—for which she is internationally known—but for the last several years, she has also photographed sand dunes in New Mexico and Colorado.
£60.00

Picture of Cyanotypes

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Cyanotypes is a comprehensively illustrated book of cyanotype prints by the contemporary artist Thomas Mailaender. Realised during the past year of his practice, the images in this finely printed volume designed collaboratively by Ditto Press and the artist, explore and bring together Mailaender’s new artistic venture: the cyanotype process – one of the first photographic printing methods in the history of photography.

Publisher: Kominek

Size:160 x 225 mm

56 Pages

Risograph Printing

Edition of 300

Thomas Mailaender
Cyanotypes is a comprehensively illustrated book of cyanotype prints by the contemporary artist Thomas Mailaender.
£22.50

Picture of Close Your Eyes (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Close Your Eyes is a frenzied reworking of the accumulated archive of photographer Gareth McConnell. An onslaught of kaleidoscopic imagery fuses portraits he took of rave-goers in Ibiza with pictures he both shot and found of a number of key moments in recent British history, from the 1985 Battle of the Beanfield to the London Riots of 2011. Amongst this we find collected references to the Zen mystic Osho, whose people are said to have experimented with Ecstasy and taken it into clubs for the first time.

This is a personal, political body of work–a frustrated meditation on the nature of human occurrence, the power of mass communion in it’s many forms, and the delirious experience of losing oneself to hedonism from the view of someone who saw it from within. As an object, the book is an immersive experience, galvanized with the same primal energy of the rave, it’s rapture and it’s ecstasy. Rythmn, Pulse, Rave, Repeat.

Publisher: SPBH Editions

Size:  216 x 267 mm

116 pages, 95 plates

Gareth McConnell
Close Your Eyes is a frenzied reworking of the accumulated archive of photographer Gareth McConnell.
£36.00

Picture of Photographers’ Sketchbooks

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Photography is so much more than pushing a button ...

It is a way of seeing, a way of life, a grasping of life. At the same time it involves an enormous amount of preparatory work, research, and trial and error. All photographers – the visually restless, the diarists, the experimenters, the R&D obsessives, the collectors and the cross-genre free-wheelers – know this as they dream of future pictures and agonize over the next big project. They create speculative work that may blossom into something important, or wind up in a box under the bed – or its virtual equivalent.

This book offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the working methods of nearly 50 photographers from around the world.

In their own words, they present selections from their ‘sketchbooks’: everything from Polaroid studies to smartphone snaps, diaries, found photography, installations, zines, blogs and online photo streams alongside traditional contact sheets, photo albums and book dummies. 

With over 500 images, Photographers’ Sketchbooks is a compelling insight into the ways professional photographers realize a personal vision.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Size: 220 x 297 mm

320 pages, with 520 illustrations


Stephen McLaren and Bryan Formhals
This book offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the working methods of nearly 50 photographers from around the world.
£26.96

Picture of Uncommon Places: The Complete Works

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Originally published in 1982, Stephen Shore’s legendary Uncommon Places has influenced more than a generation of photographers. Shore was among the first artists to take colour beyond the domain of advertising and fashion photography, and his large-format colour work on the American vernacular landscape stands at the root of what has become a vital photographic tradition over the past forty years.

Uncommon Places: The Complete Works presents a definitive collection of the landmark series, and in the span of a decade has become a contemporary classic. Now, for this lushly produced reissue, the artist has added twenty more images and a statement discussing the rediscovery of photographs never previously printed and what it means to expand a classic series.

Like Robert Frank and Walker Evans before him, Shore discovered a hitherto unarticulated vision of America via highway and camera. Approaching his subjects with cool objectivity, Shore retains precise internal systems of gestures in composition and light, through which a parking lot emptied of people, a hotel bedroom, or a building on a side street assumes both an archetypal aura and an ambiguously personal importance. In contrast to his signature landscapes with which Uncommon Places is often associated, this expanded survey reveals equally remarkable collections of interiors and portraits.

An essay by noted critic and curator Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen and a conversation with Shore by fiction writer Lynne Tillman examine his methodology as they elucidate his roots in the Pop and Conceptual art movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s. The texts are illustrated with reproductions from Shore’s earlier series ‘American Surfaces’ and ‘Amarillo: Tall in Texas’.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Size: 262 x 327 mm

208 pages, 186 Illustrations, 186 in colour

Stephen Shore
Uncommon Places: The Complete Works presents a definitive collection of the landmark series, and in the span of a decade has become a contemporary classic.
£35.96

Picture of Another Photographic Reality

Publisher's Description

Aaron Siskind (1903–1991) was a major figure in the history of American photography. A leading documentary photographer who was active in the New York Photo League in the 1930s, Siskind moved beyond the social realism of his early work as he increasingly came to view photography as a visual language of signs, metaphors, and symbols—the equivalent of poetry and music. Through the forties and ifties, he developed new techniques to photograph details and fragments of ordinary, commonplace materials. This radical new work transformed Siskind’s image-making from straight photography to abstraction, from documentation to expressive art. His concern with shape, line, gesture, and the picture plane prompted immediate comparison with abstract expressionist painting, particularly with the art of Franz Kline and Robert Motherwell. It took some years for Siskind’s unprecedented photography to gain full acceptance, but, by the 1970s, he was an acknowledged master, publishing and exhibiting widely. Siskind was also one of the founding donors who established the archive at the Center for Creative Photography.

Aaron Siskind’s oeuvre is so original that it defies classification, and it has not received the sustained critical attention that it richly merits. In fact, there are no other books on Siskind currently in print. Aaron Siskind presents the first complete retrospective of this legendary photographer. It highlights important, rarely published bodies of work from Harlem; from Bucks County architecture; and from the “Tabernacle,” “Gloucester,” “Martha’s Vineyard,” “Louis Sullivan,” and “Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation” photo series. The book also includes an introduction by Gilles Mora, an expert on modern American photography, and texts by critic and photographer Charles Traub. This study, based on the Siskind archives at the Center for Creative Photography and supported by the Aaron Siskind Foundation, fills a resounding editorial void around one of the most challenging and important figures in the art of American photography.

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Size: 10 x 12"

200 pages, 150 duotones

Aaron Siskind
This study fills a resounding editorial void around one of the most challenging and important figures in the art of American photography.
£36.00

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