The third book in a series on the work of Australia's master photographer, Max Dupain. With an introduction by Frank Moorhouse, this title features a superb selection of Dupain's photographs of people: his family, fellow officers in WWII, portraits, nudes and Australians in their working environment.
Charting the BEA's entry into warfare in 1914, he tells the story in words and pictures of the new conscripted army s life through the five years of slaughter and suffering. He brilliantly conveys not only the heroism, but also the universal horror, futility, humour and boredom of warfare. From the front-line troops and the d... read more
"Sex? What else? Why have my pants got a hole in the front?" Welcome to Terryworld, the land restraint forgot. Who took 1970s porn esthetic and made it fashion chic? Terry Richardson. Who made the trailer park trendy and the tractor hat de rigueur? Richardson again. Who's equally at home in "Vogue", "Harper's Bazaar", "Purple... read more
Eugene Atget roamed the streets with his bulky large format camera, systematically cataloguing turn-of-the-century Old Paris down to the very smallest details. His skilled, wonderfully atmospheric photos of Paris' parks, buildings, streets, store windows, prostitutes, workers, and even door handles are a joy to behold.
Sammy Davis, Jr. will forever be remembered as one of America's finest entertainers. Only now, however, is Davis' talent as a photographer finally being recognized. In this previously unpublished collection of black and white photography, readers will be fascinated by Davis' portrayals of A-list performers, iconic world leade... read more
|Author:||Edited by Dian Hanson, Photographs by Bob Miser|
This title discusses the kingdom of Bob. It deals with the little known color work of AMG's Bob Mizer. Bob Mizer famously spent 48 years making photos and films for his Athletic Model Guild, and 41 years publishing Physique Pictorial, America's first, and most explicitly gay, physique magazine. His diaries, kept from the ... read more
Many of the worlds greatest pioneers, record- breakers, and achievers over the last century have been women. This anthology highlights some of the most accomplished women in the fields of sports, the arts, politics, social justice, and the sciences, in five accessible chapters. The work encompasses familiar names and unsung h... read more
Polo is not only a sport, it is a state on mind, a lifestyle, a value system, a philosophy of life. Polo is about courage, strength and speed, beauty, elegance and allure. This title explores them.
The French Riviera of the Fifties was an exciting place with much change in the air. Rock and roll and the bikini, existentialism and the atom bomb. Edward Quinn chronicled a playground that was influenced by international trends, but very much its own universe. On the Riviera every night was a party. Also available as Collector's Edition
Tucked away between China and India in the heart of the Himalayas, Bhutan remains a uniquely distinct country. Few photographers have been granted permission to reside in this long-inaccessible kingdom, now a democracy, where life quietly unfolds to the rhythm of traditions amidst the magnificent, unspoilt landscape. Nearly t... read more
Presents photographs of Coco Chanel taken by Douglas Kirkland in 1962 on assignment in Paris for the American magazine "Look". These photos reveal both the working fashion icon and the sympathetic character beneath, showing Mademoiselle leaving her suite at the Ritz Hotel, and watching a defile from the famous mirrored staircase.
This is a retrospective of Australian Photographer Tony Mott's work. The book covers 30 years of stunningly reproduced images of international iconic figures in rock taken by one of Australia's best loved rock photographers.
|Author:||VII Photo Agency|
This major work presents a remarkable sequence of photo-stories from pioneering photo agency VII, documenting world history as we have experienced it since the end of the Cold War. The 11 extraordinarily talented photographers who make up this agency work at the cutting edge of digital photojournalism, committed to recording ... read more
An international celebrity, a national icon, a tourist haven or simply home. Bondi means different things to different people. In Bondi Republic photographer Ali Nasseri gives us a peek at the free-spirited, larger-than-life Sydney suburb that lies behind the designer shades and ripped abs. Gaze into the true heart of Bondi, ... read more
JR turns the photographic portrait into a powerful medium for change. Pasting mural-sized portraits into urban landscapes around the world, the guerilla artist works anonymously, and often illegally, to bring a haunting human presence to harsh environments of social conflict. His photographs of the vast outdoor 'exhibitions' ... read more
Magician with a camera. A master of modern fashion and portrait photography. It is delivered in an injection moulded plastic box with a lenticular cover portrait of Lady Gaga. The mere mention of Mario Testino's name evokes a rush of adrenalin in anyone that cares, even a bit, about the worlds of fashion and celebrity. So omn... read more
Celebrities rule the modern world, and close behind them are the paparazzi, fuelling the medias endless fascination with the rich and famous, while they themselves keep a low profile, fading chameleon-like into the background. Bruno Mouron and Pascal Rostain are two respected photo-reporters, based in Paris but ready to go an... read more
|Author:||Andrea Gray Stillman|
LOOKING AT ANSEL ADAMS is a personal and penetrating study that explores Ansel's life as an artist by looking closely at the stories behind 20 of his most significant images. Immediately recognizable photographs like Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, and Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake are turned on their axes and seen from a n... read more
Blue skies, clear water, cosmopolitan cities, red earth and seemingly endless stretches of sand are only a fraction of what you'll find in Australia.