The celebrated photographer Annie Leibovitz, author of the New York Times bestselling book A Photographer's Life, provides the stories, and technical description, of how some of her most famous images came to be.
Starting in 1974, with her coverage of Nixon's resignation, and culminating with her controversial portraits of Queen Elizabeth II early in 2007, Leibovitz explains what professional photographers do and how they do it. The photographer in this instance is the most highly paid and prolific person in the business. Approximately 90 images are discussed in detail -- the circumstances under which they were taken, with specific technical information (what camera, what settings, what lighting, where the images appeared). The Rolling Stones' tour in 1975, the famous nude session with John Lennon and Yoko Ono hours before Lennon was killed, the American Express and Gap campaigns, Whoopi Goldberg in a bathtub of milk, Demi Moore pregnant and naked on the cover of Vanity Fair, and coverage of the couture collections in Paris with Puff Daddy and Kate Moss are among the subjects of this original and informative work. The photos and stories are arranged chronologically, moving from film to digital. Leibovitz's fans and lovers of great photography will find her stories of how one learns to see -- and then how to photograph -- inspiring.
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"Undoubtedly one of the world's best photographers. Annie Leibovitz at Work, is a must have collection" ( Aesthetica)Book Description:
Annie Leibovitz, one of the most famous photographers of our time, and author of the New York Times bestsellers A Photographer's Life and Women, returns with a revealing inside look at how some of her great photos came to be.
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Descrizione libro Jonathan Cape, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110224087576
Descrizione libro Jonathan Cape. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0224087576. Codice libro della libreria 9780224087575
Descrizione libro Jonathan Cape, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0224087576