Originally published in 2008, this revised and updated edition brings Leibovitz's bestselling book back into print.
Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016Phaidon Press #ad - Afterword by Annie Leibovitz. Annie leibovitz: portraits 2005-2016 is the photographer's follow-up to her two landmark books, Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990 and A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005. Each of the photographs documents contemporary culture with an artist's eye, wit, and an uncanny ability to personalize even the most recognizable and distinguished figures.
. In this new collection from annie Leibovitz, one of the most influential photographers of our time, iconic portraits sit side by side never-before-published photographs. In this new collection, leibovitz has captured the most influential and compelling figures of the last decade in the style that has made her one of the most beloved talents of our time.
Annie Leibovitz. The Early Years, 1970-1983 Archive Project French EditionTASCHEN #ad - The meticulously and personally curated collection, including contact sheets and Polaroids, provides a vivid document both of Leibovitz’s development as a young artist and of a pivotal era. Leibovitz’s reportage-like photo stories for rolling stone, which she began working for when she was still a student, cultural, record such heady political, the presidential campaign of 1972, Richard Nixon’s resignation in 1974, and counter-cultural developments as the Vietnam War protests, the launch of Apollo 17, and the Rolling Stones on tour in 1975.
Her portraits of politicians, athletes, performers, businesspeople, and royalty make up a gallery of our time, imprinted on our collective consciousness by both the singularity of their subjects and Leibovitz’s inimitable style. The catalogue to an installation at the luma foundation in Arles, Annie Leibovitz: The Early Years, France, 1970–1983 returns to Leibovitz’s origins.
Annie Leibovitz. The Early Years, 1970-1983 Archive Project French Edition #ad - For more than half a century, Annie Leibovitz has been taking culture-defining photographs. In many ways, it’s a celebration of life on the road―the frenetic rhythms, the chance encounters, the meditative opportunities. Then, and the book’s pages are animated by many familiar faces, patti smith, as well as john lennon and Yoko Ono, Mick Jagger, and Debbie Harry, Joan Didion, Bruce Springsteen, among them Muhammad Ali, as now, Leibovitz won the trust of the prominent and famous, Ken Kesey, Keith Richards, captured in their now iconic embrace just hours before Lennon was assassinated.
Throughout the book, the portraits and reportage are linked to images of cars, driving, and even a series on California highway patrolmen. It begins with a moment of artistic revelation: the spontaneous shot that made Leibovitz think she could transition from painting to photography as her area of study at the San Francisco Art Institute.
A Photographer's Life: 1990-2005Random House #ad - She has children of her own. Bush with members of his cabinet–appear alongside pictures of Leibovitz’s family and friends, reportage from the siege of Sarajevo in the early Nineties, and landscapes made even more indelible through Leibovitz’s discerning eye. The images form a narrative rich in contrasts and continuities: The photographer has a long relationship that ends with illness and death.
This is one life, and the personal pictures and the assignment work are all part of it. Portraits of well-known figures–johnny cash, joan didion, patti smith, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Keith Richards, Michael Jordan, Nicole Kidman, Jack Nicholson, Nelson Mandela, William Burroughs, R2-D2, George W. I don’t have two lives, ” annie leibovitz writes in the Introduction to this collection of her work from 1990—2005.
A Photographer's Life: 1990-2005 #ad - All the while she is working, and the public work resonates with the themes of her life. She chronicles the celebrations and heartbreaks of her large and robust family.
Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits: Stories and Techniques from a Photographer's PhotographerAmphoto Books #ad - Bloomberg. Amphoto Books. Bush which led to the revocation of heisler’s white house clearance to his evocative post-9/11 Time magazine cover of Rudolph Giuliani, and many more, Denzel Washington, Muhammad Ali, Hillary Clinton, to stunning portraits of Julia Roberts, Michael Phelps, Heisler reveals the creative and technical processes that led to each frame.
With a foreword by New York City mayor Michael R. From his famously controversial portrait of President George H. W. In this first-ever showcase of his work, gregory heisler, one of professional photography's most respected practitioners, shares 50 iconic portraits of celebrities, along with fascinating, athletes, and world leaders, thoughtful, often humorous stories about how the images were made.
Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits: Stories and Techniques from a Photographer's Photographer #ad - . For heisler’s fans and all lovers of photography, gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits offers not only a gorgeous collection of both black-and-white and color portraits, but an engrossing look at the rarely seen art of a master photographer at work.
The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and ShadowRocky Nook #ad - He covers: • the qualities of light: hard, retouching, soft, two, and gels • multiple setups for portrait shoots, eliciting an emotional response from the viewer • how to approach styling your portrait, barn doors, maximizing contrast, and background, flags, subject, and how to control them • Lighting patterns such as Paramount, from wardrobe to background • The post-processing workflow, snoots, loop, including developing the RAW file, Rembrandt, and split • Lighting ratios and how they affect contrast in your image • Equipment: from big and small modifiers to grids, including those that utilize one, and three lights • How color contributes to drama and mood, color grading, and the spectrum in between • The relationships between light, and dodging and burning for heightened drama and effect • How all of these elements culminate to help you define your personal style and create your own narrative Amphoto Books.
Without light, there is no photograph. It is through deft, nuanced use of both light and shadow that you can move beyond shooting simply ordinary, communicate a personal narrative, competent headshots into the realm of creating dramatic portraiture that can so powerfully convey a subject’s inner essence, and express your photographic vision.
The Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Crafting Light and Shadow #ad - . Rocky nook. As almost every photographer knows, together, the word “photograph” has its roots in two Greek words that, mean “drawing with light. But what is less commonly acknowledged and understood is the role that shadow plays in creating striking, expressive imagery, especially in portraiture. He begins with the history of portraiture, from the early work of Egyptians and Greeks to the sublime treatment of light and subject by artists such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and Vermeer.
The Photographer's Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter EveryoneRocky Nook #ad - Rocky Nook. Next, lindsay dives into “posing essentials, ” outlining her approach to start with a “base pose, ” then build on that to create endless posing opportunities. Posing is truly a crucial skill that photographers need to have in order to create great photographs. If you’re looking to improve your ability to pose your subjects―whether they’re men, couples, women, or groups―best-selling author and photographer Lindsay Adler’s The Photographer’s Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone is the perfect resource for you.
In the first half of the photographer’s guide to Posing, Lindsay discusses how the camera sees, and thus how camera angle, lens choice, and perspective all affect the appearance of your subject. If you can look out for and avoid these five things, your skills and your images will quickly improve. Rocky nook.
The Photographer's Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone #ad - Lindsay then covers the five most important things that ruin a pose―such as placement of the hands, and your subject’s expression and posture. When photographing people, you can have a great composition, perfect light, and the right camera settings, but if your subject doesn’t look right―if the pose is off―the shot will not be a keeper.
In each chapter, lindsay addresses that subject matter’s specific challenges, provides five “go-to poses” you can always use, and covers how to train the eye to determine the best pose for your subjects. In the final chapter of the book, lindsay brings it all together as she teaches you how to analyze a pose so that you can create endless posing opportunities and continuously improve your work Amphoto Books.
She also discusses posing the face―with specific sections dedicated to the chin, jaw, eyes, and forehead―as well as posing hands.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive MomentSteidl #ad - In 2003 cartier-bresson established the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris, one year before his death. In the late 1960s he returned to his original passion, drawing. Rocky nook. Rocky Nook. Steidl. Within the canon of european photography books it would be difficult to find one more famous, revered and influential as Henri Cartier-Bresson's The Decisive Moment, wrote Jeffrey Ladd in Time LightBox, in a feature on Steidl's new edition of this ultimate photobook classic.
Amphoto Books. This new publication―the first and only reprint since the original 1952 edition―is a meticulous facsimile of the original book that launched the artist to international fame, with an additional booklet on the history of The Decisive Moment by Centre Pompidou curator Clément Chéroux.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment #ad - Henri cartier-bresson 1908–2004 was born in Chantelou-en-Brie, France. Cartier-bresson cofounded Magnum in 1947. Originally published in 1952, this collection of Cartier-Bresson's best work from his early years was embellished with a collage cover by Henri Matisse. He initially studied painting and began photographing in the 1930s.
The book has since influenced generations of photographers, necessarily, but the formal, while its English title defined the notion of the famous peak in which all elements in the photographic frame accumulate to form the perfect image―not the moment of the height of the action, visual peak.
PilgrimageRandom House #ad - The massachusetts studio of the beaux arts sculptor daniel Chester French, who made the seated statue in the Lincoln Memorial, became the touchstone for trips to Gettysburg and to the archives where the glass negatives of Lincoln’s portraits have been saved. Rocky nook. Georgia o’keeffe and eleanor Roosevelt but also Elvis Presley and Annie Oakley, among others.
Leibovitz went to concord to photograph the site of Thoreau’s cabin at Walden Pond. It taught me to see again. Amphoto Books. She chose the subjects simply because they meant something to her. Rocky Nook. She began to use more sophisticated cameras and a tripod and to travel with an assistant, but the project remained personal.
Pilgrimage #ad - A few months later, she went with her three young children to Niagara Falls. From the beginning, it was an exercise in renewal, when I was watching my children stand mesmerized over Niagara Falls, ” she says. Leibovitz made two trips to the isle of wight and, in an homage to the other photographer on her list, she explored the trails above the Yosemite Valley, Ansel Adams, where Adams worked for fifty years.
She added the houses of virginia woolf and charles Darwin in the English countryside and Sigmund Freud’s final home, in London, but most of the places on the lists were American. The work became more ambitious as Leibovitz discovered that she wanted to photograph objects as well as rooms and landscapes.
Peter Lindbergh. A Different Vision on Fashion Photography Multilingual EditionTASCHEN #ad - Steidl. Their tributes explain just what makes Lindbergh’s images so unique and powerful. Rocky Nook. Peter lindbergh A Different Vision on Fashion Photography. Amphoto Books. When german photographer peter lindbergh shot five young models in downtown New York City in 1989, he produced not only the iconic British Vogue January 1990 cover but also the birth certificate of the supermodels.
The image didn’t just bring revered faces together for the first time, it marked the beginning of a new fashion era and a new understanding of female beauty. Coinciding with his major retrospective at the kunsthal in Rotterdam, Netherlands, this book gathers more than 400 images from four decades of Lindbergh’s photography to celebrate his unique and game-changing storytelling and the new romantic and narrative vision it brought to art and fashion.
Peter Lindbergh. A Different Vision on Fashion Photography Multilingual Edition #ad - Whether in striking single portraits or dramatic situations of figure and setting, actresses, we trace the photographer’s cinematic inflections and his provocative play with female archetypes as subjects adopt the guise of dancers, heroines, and femmes fatales. Rocky nook. Raw and seductive at once, celebrating the elegance and sensuality of older women, we see how Lindbergh’s trademark monochrome pictures also redefined standards of beauty by emphasizing spirit and personality as much as looks, and privileging natural and authentic beauty in an era of pervasive retouching.
In a testimony to lindbergh’s illustrious status in the fashion world, and Anna Wintour, Nicole Kidman, his images are contextualized by commentaries from collaborators such as Jean Paul Gaultier, Cindy Crawford, Grace Coddington, who chose Lindbergh to shoot her first US Vogue cover.
Mark Seliger PhotographsHarry N. Abrams #ad - In addition, the book also features an essay by Lyle Lovett. Rocky nook. Peter lindbergh A Different Vision on Fashion Photography. During the course of his time at the magazine, he photographed more than 125 covers. Mark seliger’s extraordinary portfolio is 30 years in the making. He has captured some of the most iconic images of the most famous and influential faces of our time, matthew barney, Angelina Jolie, including Kurt Cobain, Misty Copeland, Emma Stone, Nelson Mandela, Jennifer Lawrence, Jay-Z, Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, David Byrne, Bruce Springsteen, Barack Obama, Jerry Seinfeld, Leonardo DiCaprio, Hillary Clinton, Amy Schumer, and Paul McCartney.
Mark seliger photographs showcases his best-known portraiture, as well as never before seen outtakes and select standouts from his landscape and personal work including portraits of Holocaust survivors and transgender men and women on Christopher Street, and documentary photography of Cuba. Steidl. Amphoto Books.
Mark Seliger Photographs #ad - Mark seliger photographs is the ultimate celebration of one of the most in-demand portrait photographers. In 1987 seliger began shooting small assignments for Rolling Stone; in 1992 he became their chief photographer, a position he kept for 15 years. Accompanying the photographs is an interview between mark seliger and judd apatow, in which seliger shares stories behind some of his most iconic work: Kurt Cobain showing up for a Rolling Stone shoot in a “Corporate Magazines Still Suck” T-shirt; taking a road trip with Brad Pitt; and navigating a room full of Tibetan monks while shooting His Holiness the Dalai Lama.