Presents a retrospective collection of the photographer's work over the past thirty years.
American photographer Steve McCurry (b. 1950) is universally recognized as one of today's finest image-makers and has won many of photography's top awards. This special limited-edition monograph brings together the most memorable and beautiful of his images, taken around the world over the last 30 years. McCurry's ability to cross boundaries of language and culture to capture fleeting moments of human experience is unique. With his discerning eye for form and colour, shape and symmetry, he offers us windows into other worlds. Seen at the large scale of this new book, McCurry's images are particularly powerful: reproduced at slightly larger than life size, his portraits have an extraordinary immediacy and impact, while even the smallest details of his spectacular landscapes are clearly visible on the page. In this title, portraits of children, pilgrims and farmers are presented alongside views of ancient temples, busy city streets, dramatic mountain landscapes and quiet scenes of daily life - people are seen fishing, playing, working and praying. The images are presented in an uninterrupted sequence for maximum impact, and all the photographs are shown at either full-page size or as double-page spreads. The extended picture captions are at the back of the book, accompanied by colour thumbnail images for quick identification.
"Untold - Die Geschichten hinter den Bildern" bietet bislang nie gezeigte Einblicke in die Arbeit Steve McCurrys, einer der besten und mutigsten Fotoreporter unserer Zeit, der mit seinem Bild des afghanischen Mädchens auf der Titelseite vom National Geographic Magazine berühmt geworden ist. Über 300 farbintensive und fesselnde Fotografien aus 14 der bedeutendsten Fotoreportagen McCurrys sind in diesem Buch versammelt, darunter die berühmten Reportagen über die indische Eisenbahn (1983), den Monsun (1984) und die Ereignisse des 11. September (2001).
Der Fotograf Brandon Stanton begann im Sommer 2010 das ehrgeizige Projekt, ein fotografisches Porträt von New York City zu erschaffen. Aus den daraus entstandenen Fotos und Interviews wurde der Blog Humans of New York mit aktuell über 14 Millionen Fans auf Facebook. Das 2013 veröffentlichte Buch Humans of New York, das auf dem Blog basierte, schoss sofort an die Spitze der New York Times-Bestsellerliste und blieb dort für über 45 Wochen. Nun ist Brandon Stanton zurück, mit dem Buch, auf das alle gewartet haben: Humans of New York: Die besten Storys. Seit Stanton angefangen hatte, Menschen in den Straßen von New York zu interviewen, war der Dialog mit ihnen genauso detailliert, faszinierend und bewegend gewesen wie die Fotos selbst. Humans of New York: Die besten Storys zeigt völlig neue Personen in großartigen Fotos mit längeren, tiefergehenden Geschichten, die mit noch mehr Offenheit überraschen und uns aufs Neue erstaunen.
The essence of India – magical, intense, contradictory – through the lens of Steve McCurry, one of the most admired photographers working today. This book is a sought-after addition to Steve McCurry’s popular body of work comprising emotive and beautiful photographs from India. Features a vast range of colour pictures illustrating this most colourful of countries, reproduced in a large format with captions, accompanied by an introductory essay from William Dalrymple, author of The Last Mughal, Return of a King and other bestselling works on India.
Die Offenbarung für Hobbyfotografen Kompliziertes Fotowissen gibt es bei Benjamin Jaworskyj nicht. Leicht verständlich erklärt er, wie du ganz einfach faszinierende Bildideen umsetzt. Dabei geht er vor wie in einem Kochbuch: Mit den richtigen Zutaten führt er Schritt für Schritt zu einem gelungenen Ergebnis. Benjamin Jaworskyjs Anleitungen sind eine Offenbarung für jeden Hobbyfotografen. Einfaches Grundlagenwissen und geniale Bildideen in einem Buch.
The bestselling behind-the-scenes look at the career of the legendary photographer - now in a new, compact format Now in paperback and re-sized for easy reading, Steve McCurry Untold is the only book to tell the fascinating stories behind McCurry's most iconic photographs. It explores the travels, methods, and magic that gave birth to his evocative images, delving deep into the true stories behind McCurry's most important assignments for National Geographic and beyond - including his reunion with the now-legendary 'Afghan Girl'. Each story includes McCurry's first-hand account alongside specially commissioned essays, ephemera, and personal photographs from his private archive. Featuring beautiful reproductions of McCurry's photographs spanning a broad range of themes and subjects and ephemera such as snapshots, journal extracts, maps, and newspaper clippings, Steve McCurry Untold is a living biography of one of the most imaginative documentary photographers working today. More than 50,000 copies of the hardback edition sold worldwide, it was translated into seven languages and became an international bestseller.
Steve McCurry's iconic images have made him one of the world's most popular photographers working today. Now, for the first time, he shares the stories behind stunning images taken from around the world throughout his extensive career. In the finest documentary tradition, Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs delves into McCurry's personal archive to reveal never-before-seen ephemera, including journals, portraits, maps, and beautifully reproduced snapshots from various assignments. The book is organized into 14 photo stories, each brought to life by narrative text and over 100 lavish, full-color photo plates. Together, these fascinating documents create a living biography of one of photography's greatest legends.

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