What We Keep
150 People Share the One Object That Brings Them Joy, Magic, and Meaning
Hardcover ISBN: 076246254x
Describes the stories of the odd and mundane but treasured items people hold on to because they bring them joy, including famous people as well as ordinary folks who work as hairdressers, dishwashers or dog-walkers. 15,000 first printing.
Where Gods Whisper
Hardcover ISBN: 8869653145
The result of long journeys in which, for years, the author went through the countries of the world where religions coexist, Sacred Crossings documents the last oases of encounter between faiths, free zones where Jews, Muslims and Christians pray together or together rebuild monasteries destroyed by wars, where the chain of revenge has broken, where they eat the same food, they sing the same songs, they make the same gestures. A parallel world, and slightly reported, ranging from Central Asia to Latin America, from Russia to the Middle East, that returns through evocative images in color and black and white the beauty that lies in contamination: the Dionysian rites of Muslims in Maghreb, the mourn of dead in the Balkans, the pilgrimages in the mud on the Urals, the evocation of the gods in exile overseas, on the route of the
Willy Ronis by Willy Ronis
The Master Photographer's Unpublished Albums
Hardcover ISBN: 208020372x
Willy Ronis curated and commentated on the iconic images featured in this beautiful volume that retraces his career and contributions to photography and photojournalism. A key figure in twentieth-century photography, Willy Ronis conveyed the poetic reality of postwar Paris and Provence in iconic black-and-white photographs. Influenced by Alfred Stieglitz and Ansel Adams, and amicable with his contemporary Magnum photographers, Ronis was the first French photographer to contribute to Life magazine. In the 1950s, MoMA curator Edward Steichen featured Ronis—along with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, and Brassaï—in the groundbreaking exhibitions The Family of Man and Five French Photographers. Throughout his life, this powerhouse of humanist photography kept meticulous records of his work, curating each era into albums, which are reproduced here for the first time. Timeless photographs of postwar France and its inhabitants are accompanied by the photographer’s original observations and comments, framing the images within their technical and historical context. Photography historian Matthieu Rivallin’s critical perspective adds nuance to the photographer’s notes, and the ensemble is a groundbreaking and definitive reference on the myriad aspects of the artists’ immense career and an essential volume for all photography aficionados.
Women of Vision
National Geographic Photographers on Assignment
Hardcover ISBN: 1426212720
Women photographers have produced many of National Geographic's most powerful photo-narratives of the past decade. These talented photojournalists are celebrated in this captivating photography book, covering places and subjects around the globe and sharing the same passion and commitment to storytelling that has come to define National Geographic magazine, with more than 31 million readers worldwide. Women of Vision is a tribute to the spirit and the ambition of these journalists and artists who have created riveting, visual experiences through the insightful, sensitive, and strategic use of a camera. With an introduction by Chris Johns, editor-in-chief of National Geographic magazine, and a thoughtful foreword by acclaimed journalist Ann Curry, this book presents both personal reflections and stunning selections of photographic assignment work from the past decade, setting a new standard for excellence that will continue to inspire for decades to come. From the elegant landscapes of the Mongolian steppes to the war-torn battlefields of Iraq; from the last great wildernesses of Africa to the flash and tumult of the Jersey Shore, these stories explore the realities of our world and the depths of what it means to be human in the 21st century.
World Press Photo 2017
Paperback ISBN: 9053308873
Since 1955, the annual World Press Photo contest has set the standard in visual journalism. World Press Photo 2017 brings you the winners - the most striking images and compelling stories from 2016. Selected from over 80,000 pictures taken from 5,034 photojournalists and documentary photographers from 125 different countries, the prize-winning pictures are presented in a moving, sometimes disturbing document. World Press Photo 2017 both informs, and inspires an understanding of the world.World Press Photo of the Year has been awarded to Burhan Ozbilici for his documentation of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey at an art gallery in Ankara on December 19 2016.The winning photographers from North America are:Jonathan Bachman (USA), Contemporary Issues, 1st prize, singlesAmber Bracken (Canada), Contemporary Issues, 1st prize, storiesAmi Vitale (USA), Nature, 2nd prize, storiesMichael Vince Kim (USA), People, 1st prize, storiesJay Clendenin (USA), People, 3rd prize, storiesGiovanni Capriotti (Italy/based in Canada), Sports, 1st prize, storiesDarren Calabrese (Canada), Sports, 3rd prize, stories
World Press Photo 2018
Paperback ISBN: 9053309012
Since 1955, the annual World Press Photo contest has set the standard in visual journalism. World Press Photo 2018 brings you the winners - the most striking images and compelling stories from 2017. Selected from 73,044 pictures taken by 4,548 photojournalists and documentary photographers from 125 countries, the prize-winning pictures are presented in a moving, sometimes disturbing document. World Press Photo 2018 both informs, and inspires an understanding of the world.The jury this year comprised of 18 renowned authorities on photography was chaired by Magdelena Herrera, director of photography for Geo France.The World Press Photo of the Year has been awarded to Ronaldo Schemidt for his photograph of a protester engulfed in flames during the Venezuelan Crisis in May 2017.