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Picture of India Song

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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.

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)

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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.

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. 

Publisher: Antenne Books

Size: 290 x 220 mm

224 pages

Luke Stephenson
198 photographs of 99 ice creams and 99 locations.
£0.00

Picture of Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014 Catalogue

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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

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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

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"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

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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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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

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“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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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

Picture of From my land to the Planet

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Sebastião Salgado's photographs have been shown around the world. In From my land to the Planet the photographer tells us the story of his most famous reportages: the black and white portraits of unknown men and women, workers or refugees, and more recently his Genesis project aimed at the conservation of the most beautiful places of our planet. With a kindness and a disarming simplicity, Salgado rebuilds its path, exposes his beliefs, makes us sharers of his emotions. It turns out that his talent as a storyteller and the authenticity of a man who knows how to combine activism and professionalism, talent and generosity. Inside the book there are fascinating stories of Africa, Brazil, the Americas, Mozambique and Rwanda, and then again the birth of the Instituto Terra, of Genesis project, of the agency Magnum Photos until Amazonas Images.

“I very much like to work on long-term projects...There is time for the photographer and the people in front of the camera to understand each other. There is time to go to a place and understand what is happening there. ...When you spend more time on a project, you learn to understand your subjects. There comes a time when it is not you who is taking the pictures. Something special happens between the photographer and the people he is photographing. He realizes that they are giving the pictures to him. With my background as an economist, sociologist, and anthropologist my photograpy can be nothing but social. Everything in my background, my upbrising, my education, my focus on sociology, anthropology, and geopolitics—has speeded into my photography. Photography, for me, is continuity.” Sebastião Salgado

Publisher: Contrasto

Size: 160 x 224 mm

160 pages, 40 black and white photographs

Sebastião Salgado
In From my land to the Planet the photographer tells us the story of his most famous reportages: the black and white portraits of unknown men and women, workers or refugees, and more recently his Genesis project aimed at the conservation of the most beautiful places of our planet.
£15.26

Picture of Crossing of Antarctica

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One hundred years after Ernest Shackleton set out on his ill-fated attempt to make the first crossing of Antarctica, this beautifully illustrated book celebrates those who succeeded where he had failed.

Awe-inspiring landscapes, candid portraits and action shots evoke the day-by-day moments as the expedition travelled across snow and ice, facing extraordinary challenges and dangers.

An impressive array of polar experts and explorers also add their reflections on Antarctica, and the meaning and art of true exploration. They include Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Peter Fuchs, Jonathan Shackleton, Børge Ousland, Sebastian Copeland, Ken Blaiklock, Felicity Aston and Paul Dalrymple.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Size: 270 x 220 mm

240 pages, 154 Illustrations, 60 in colour

George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones
A remarkable visual and personal testimony of a polar expedition that rewrote the history books and an epic journey of endurance and fellowship in the wildest of places
£22.46

Picture of Lee Miller's War Beyond D-Day

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It was Lee Miller’s War. Her work for Vogue from 1941–45 sets her apart as a photographer of extraordinary ability, and the quality of her work from the period has long been recognized as outstanding. Its full range is shown here, accompanied by her brilliant despatches which combine deep personal involvement with professional detachment.

Complementing her writing are two hundred remarkable photographs from the Lee Miller Archives. With their surrealist irony, which at times verges on the horrific and at others on the hilarious, they show war-ravaged cities, buildings and landscapes, but above all war-resilient people – soldiers, leaders, medics, evacuees,prisoners of war, the wounded, the villains and the heroes.The horror is relieved by the spirit of post-liberation Paris, where she indulged in frivolous fashions and recorded memorable conversations with Picasso, Cocteau, Eluard, Aragon and Colette.

The book ends with Miller’s first-on-the-scene, sardonic description of Hitler’s abandoned house in Munich, and the looting and burning of his fortress at Berchtesgaden, which marked a symbolic end to the war.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Size: 240 x 184 mm

208 pages, 159 Illustrations

Lee Miller
The full range of Lee Miller's war photography between 1941-45 is shown here, accompanied by her brilliant despatches which combine deep personal involvement with professional detachment.
£15.26

Picture of Field Guide to Snow and Ice SIGNED

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Includes 48 black and white and full color plates printed with UV inks on uncoated paper. Leporello binding with multiple panel widths and stiff front and back covers. Spine closure printed on synthetic paper with an essay by Mark Alice Durant.

Publisher: Silas Finch

Size: 10 x 8"

48 pages

With the spine detached from the front cover, the book becomes an installation piece approximately 34 feet in length.

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Paula McCartney

Publisher's Description

Includes 48 black and white and full color plates printed with UV inks on uncoated paper. Leporello binding with multiple panel widths and stiff front and back covers. Spine closure printed on synthetic paper with an essay by Mark Alice Durant.

Publisher: Silas Finch

Size: 10 x 8"

48 pages

With the spine detached from the front cover, the book becomes an installation piece approximately 34 feet in length.

Sample images

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Unsigned copies also available

£85.00

Picture of Less Than One

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Russia, 2006-2008
Less than one person per square kilometer is an average population of Russia’s outmost regions in which this project was made.

  • 48 pages
  • Cover: 27.8x22.5cm, Body: 27.5x22.5cm
  • Softcover
  • Full color offset
  • First edition of 500 copies, 2014

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Alexander Gronsky
Further work from the photographer of the excellent Pastoral/Moscow Suburbs
£33.75

Picture of Grays the Mountain Sends SIGNED

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

Publisher's Description

Second edition. Nov 2014.

Includes 42 full color plates printed with UV inks on Mohawk Superfine uncoated paper. Flexible offset-printed cover. Screwpost binding with custom fabricated steel spine.

"Its powerful sense of place lends it a strange beauty, but it is the faces that linger in one’s mind: a blue-eyed, middle-aged man who gazes beyond the lens as if lost in some inner reverie; a bearded older man whose face seems like a landscape of lost hope. It is the evocation of the inner lives of these working men, and the beautiful austerity of their environment, that makes Grays the Mountain Sends such a great example of the enduring power of closely-observed documentary photography." Sean O’Hagan The Guardian (see full review on the Guardian website)

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Publisher: Silas Finch

Size: 11.5 x 13.5"

102 pages

Bryan Schutmaat
Second edition, signed copies
£85.00

Picture of Shot at Dawn

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This book is published in association with the Ruskin School of Art at the University of Oxford.

Produced over the eighteen month period leading up to the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, Shot at Dawn is a new body of work by the British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews that focuses on the sites at which British, French and Belgian troops were executed for cowardice and desertion between 1914 and 1918. The project comprises images of the locations at which individuals were shot or held in the period leading up to their executions and all were taken as close to the exact time of execution as possible and at approximately the same time of year.

The book provides a complete visual record of Shot at Dawn. It also contains a critical analysis of the work by the celebrated writer Geoff Dyer and expert contextual essays on cowardice, desertion and psychological trauma brought on by military service by the acclaimed historians Sir Hew Strachan and Dr Helen McCartney.

Publisher: Ivory Press

Size: 295 x 236 mm

126 pages.

Chloe Dewe Mathews
Shot at Dawn is a new body of work by the British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews that focuses on the sites at which British, French and Belgian troops were executed for cowardice and desertion between 1914 and 1918.
£47.75

Picture of Eye to Eye: Photographs by Vivian Maier

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Since her death in 2009, Vivian Maier has become a photographic darling. Her story—thousands of photographs found in storage lockers and sold for pennies at auction—has attracted the attention of millions. Unknown as a photographer during her long life, Maier was a private woman who speaks powerfully through photographs she took only for herself. Now, Richard Cahan and Michael Williams, authors of the award-winning Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows, present Eye to Eye: Photographs by Vivian Maier, a book filled with photographs of people she met only once but who will now live forever. It adds a new dimension to her work and adds to the mystery of how one photographer could be so intimate—if just for a moment—with so many people.

Though she’s been cast as a quirky, shadowy figure, moving on the outskirts, these eye-to-eye portraits reveal a deeper Maier. These pictures show that she yearned to connect with people around her. That she often stopped them, talked to them, and always watched closely. These inspirational pictures teach us that around every corner is a chance encounter. Somebody new. But only if we notice. Here we travel the world with Maier, visiting more than a dozen countries in Asia, Europe, and South America. We take trips with her through the United States and get to tag along as she walks around the block.

“As she was photographing, she was seeing just how close she could come into somebody’s face and make a picture of them,” said celebrated photographer Joel Meyerowitz in a recent documentary. “That tells me a lot about her. That tells me she could walk into the space of a total stranger and get them to accommodate her by being themselves. And generate this kind of moment where two presences were actually kind of vibrating together.”

Here, for the first time, Maier’s work is printed using the latest technology, a unique four-color process that produces black-and-white images that parallel traditional silver gelatin prints. It, too, shows Maier in a new light. The result: spectacularly sharp, full-range photographs that continue to amaze.

Publisher: CityFile Press

Size: 8.5 x 9.25"

208 pages

Publisher's price: £49.95

Vivian Maier
Though she’s been cast as a quirky, shadowy figure, moving on the outskirts, these eye-to-eye portraits reveal a deeper Maier. These pictures show that she yearned to connect with people around her.
£34.25

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