Most popular Photographs: collections books
The most popular Photographs: collections books currently available. Updated weekly.
Sebastiao Salgado's haunting black-and-white photographs from the GENESIS project record landscapes and people unchanged in the devastating onslaught of modern society and development. Taken over the course of an epic eight-year expedition, the images are divided into five broad geographic chapters: Planet South, Sanctuaries, Africa, Northern...
50 years ago, people used film cameras just as we use smartphones in the age of Instagram. They photographed their meals, holidays, loved ones, celebrations, and family reunions. Imagining the past lives of these strangers is the beauty and mystery of The Anonymous Project, which curates just under 300 images from this vast collection of 700,...
An artist, working with a historian, uses digital techniques to bring to life 200 photographs of the defining events and personalities of the modern world. A mini edition of Dan Jones and Marina Amaral's The Colour of Time.
From an elephant lovingly resting on his master's shoulder to a dog led through the rubbles of Kabul on the back of a bicycle; these images by Steve McCurry tell a thousand stories, each a touching tribute to the creatures who share our planet. The legendary photographer presents his favorite shots of animals in this kaleidoscopic collection...
The unique tones and spontaneity of Polaroids have made them a beloved photographic format for decades. Brimming with all the warmth and nostalgia of a family album, this ode to the instant camera presents hundreds of images from the Polaroid Corporation's own collection. A chronicle of the experimental and innovative ways Polaroids have defied...
'Addictive ... a charter for wistfulness' Observer<br> <br> 'An enchanting rabbit hole of handmade houses' The New York Times<br> <br> 'The Bible of pared back, natural living' Der Spiegel<br> <br> 'Take a deep breath and let the inspiration sink in' GQ<br> <br> Cabin Porn began as an on-line project created by a group of friends to inspire their own home building. As they collected more photos, their site attracted thousands of submissions from other cabin builders and a passionate audience of more than ten million people. This book is an invitation to slow down, take a deep breath, and enjoy the beauty and serenity that happens when nature meets simple craft.
Profiles more than forty iconic artists in relationship to their sartorial choices via a mix of anecdotes, portraits of the subjects in their studios, art and runway imagery, and commentary by critics, designers, and the artists.
Discover four decades of unique fashion storytelling from Peter Lindbergh. This stunning photographic collection includes more than 400 Lindbergh pictures, many previously unpublished, to showcase his seductive, cinematic aesthetics and the new narrative vision he brought to art and fashion. The images are accompanied by personal tributes from...
From Nicephore Niepce's 1827 eight-hour-exposure rooftop pictures to the horror of Nick Ut's "napalm girl," the 50 photographs in this collection have defined eras, made history, or touched something so fundamentally human that they have become resonant icons around the world. Each image goes under the microscope, revealing the history of the...
Following her best-selling TASCHEN monograph, Linda McCartney's Polaroid Diaries brings together highlights from her vast archive. Taken from the early 1970s until the mid-1990s, the portraits, still lifes, landscapes and interior compositions affirm her bold eye for pattern, color, or simply an elegant fall of light. Through these candid...
Accompanying a major retrospective at Tate Britain of iconic British photographer Don McCullin, this publication highlights all areas of McCullin's practice including his long career as a conflcit photographer; social documentary practice; travel assignments; and more recent engagement with landscape.
Scott Schuman, a.k.a. The Sartorialist, has been traveling to India for over a decade to capture its wildly original beauty in markets, music festivals, city streets, and cricket fields, and across cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Chennai, and Mumbai. The result gathers all the unique qualities that have brought him worldwide renown: a...
From Kate T. Parker, bestselling author and photographer of Strong Is the New Pretty, a photographic celebration of what makes a boy, with portraits and quotations from today's boys, ages 5- 18.
A photographic portrait of Elton John, by iconic photographer Terry O'Neill.
The ultimate collection of street photography from Magnum Photos.
A love letter to Edinburgh, in words and photos. Seen through the distinctive lens of leading instagrammer Shawna Law, Pockets of Pretty showcases the majestic and secluded gems that make the city special.
THE BOOK BEHIND THE HIT CHANNEL 5 DOCUMENTARYA glimpse of life inside the world's most secretive country, as told by Britain's best-loved travel writer.
Fashion has Helmut Newton, architecture has Julius Shulman, and cat photography has Walter Chandoha. In 1949, his encounter with a stray kitten blossomed into a career that elevated feline portraiture to an art form. This is a tribute not just to these beguiling creatures but also to a remarkable photographer who passed away this year at the...
The first visual chronicle of a little-known chapter in the career of Henri Cartier-Bresson--one of the great photographers of the twentieth century.
Peek behind the curtains of London's iconic theatres with acclaimed actor Simon Callow as your personal guide.
For a decade, Serra Pelada evoked the long-promised El Dorado as the world's largest open-air gold mine, employing some 50,000 diggers in appalling conditions. Today, Brazil's gold rush is merely the stuff of legend, kept alive by a few happy memories, many pained regrets-and Sebastiao Salgado's photographs. This collection is a major document...
Prepare to embark on a journey through space and time with The NASA Archives, a visual celebration of humankind's unstoppable urge to travel away from Earth to worlds beyond. Featuring more than 400 historic photographs and rare concept renderings, this collection guides us through NASA's 60-year history, from its earliest days to its current...
A beautiful giftable, coffee-table book, showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, taken from locations across the globe. Marvel at the wonders of the universe captured by the most talented astrophotographers. A perfect gift for all interested in exploring the mysteries of our solar system and beyond.
For every cat that hisses and stares at you, there is a happy cat somewhere in the world that would love to receive your attention. A celebration of joyful and jubilant felines, this book is especially crafted for all the cat lovers out there who are desperate to have a puss that loves them back.
An intimately photographed and elegantly designed tribute to the artist known as Prince from the celebrated photographer who collaborated with him for a quarter of a century, documenting the career of one of the world's greatest superstars.
A sellout debut in 2018, Birds in the Garden is back, combining two beloved and seamlessly linked passions: gardening and birdwatching. An iridescent Allen's Hummingbird sips from a nectar-bearing Pride of Madeira flower. Lavender blossoms offset the mango-yellow eyes of a Great Horned Owl perching in a field. A Great Tit, known for its cheery repertoire of calls, lands on a garden shovel. Printed on FSC-certified paper, this green-friendly calendar also includes tips through the seasons (building birdbaths), growing birdfriendly plants (such as milkweed and sunflowers), and nurturing migrant birds (help them recover from their journeys by offering feeders with different types of seeds and fruits).
Hop across the pond this coming year with the 365 Days in Ireland calendar for 2019. Featuring a large image each month, plus smaller daily images of quaint villages and fields of green, this deluxe calendar will not disappoint.
Providing an alternative perspective on life, Small Blue World is a fun, clever and thought-provoking collection of impressive imagery that uses photography to take an alternative look at mankind's journey, by using models of miniature people placed in beautiful and humorous situations under the sea.
#HotdogsEveryone is snapping selfies and dogs are no exception! From the sublime to the ridiculous, this book collects the best photos of mutts who have taken the selfie craze into their own paws. These cute and candid snaps give us a glimpse of our canines as they see themselves.
From the pages of Look, the magazine that defined the fifties, comes a photographic portrayal of the dynamic era that sparked a transformation in America's political and cultural identity.
In this spectacular new Blondie 2019 calendar, celebrated New York City punk Chris Stein shares his iconic photographs of Debbie Harry, with whom he co-founded the legendary band Blondie in the early 1970s. Captured by one of the period's greatest artists and instigators, these poster-size photographs revel in the glamour and grit of the most influential singer of the era. A must have for lovers of punk and new wave everywhere.
The unique photography provided by Google (TM) Earth shows each F1 circuit's challenges and why only the very best drivers in the world can succeed in Formula One.
Mum's not the word shares stories of birth control, choice, freedom, regret and pain. Could civilisation be guided to acknowledge that it is acceptable to opt out of parenthood and, by so doing, allow humankind to inherit the key to a sustainable future?
The first photographic book from Pie Aerts, the popular Dutch photographer, with over 120,000 Instagram followers. From the Andes to Nepal, a portrait of some of the most remote peoples and places around the globe. Includes breathtaking photographs and first-hand anecdotes.
Photographing London is the definitive photo-location and visitor guidebook to London, invaluable to both visitors and locals alike. Over 400 locations are described - illustrated with over a thousand stunning images - showing you where to take the best photographs in London with tips and techniques on how to improve your photography.
By a NASA educator, this photo treasury presents 100 eclectic objects - from Stonehenge to Sputnik - and explains their significance to the history of space exploration.