• Afghanistan
    Afghanistan
    War and Grace
    Magnum photographer Steve McCurry’s Afghanistan retrospective
    Afghanistan has long been a country overwhelmed by tribal rivalries, colonial wars, and geo-political conflict. The Afghans have called their mountains “the land of rebellion,” a land that has not been successfully occupied since the times of Alexander the Great. These invaders ? Persians, Arabs, Moguls, Sikhs, British, Russians ? may have been thwarted, but wandering through the bazaars of Kabul will attest to their legacy. In the people of Afghanistan, the genes of countless races meet and intermingle.
    Deep are the fissures in Afghan society; the schism between Sunni and Shia, the endemic violence across clans and tribes, and the blood feuds and rivalries within lineages. Yet born of such chaos and entrenched conflict are these most breathtaking of images.
    In this definitive retrospective of his work in Afghanistan,Steve McCurry has curated over 140 gripping images to present a torn, proud people, from the desert of Kandahar to the streets of Kabul and remote rivers of Nuristan. For almost four decades, McCurry traveled to the country regularly, documenting its people with a rare and disarming humanity. His most striking portrait Afghan Girl (1984) has graced the covers of magazines around the world, in equal parts haunting and evoking remarkable grace and dignity. In common with so much of McCurry’s work, it has a timeless, painterly quality?entirely at odds with the troubled region in which it was taken.
    McCurry has always been subjected to dangers that are an inevitable part of life “on the road” for photographers. He often ventured behind the lines, usually at great risk. His first trip to Afghanistan in 1979 involved him dressing in Afghan garb in order to be smuggled across the border from Pakistan. That journey into the treacherous, unpredictable landscape ? territory controlled at various times by the Mujahideen, the Russians, and the Taliban ? was one that McCurry would make numerous times. Many other photographers would follow in his footsteps, but none would return with such a flawless body of work.
    “They are a proud people, eyes leveled straight, in contempt as much as in curiosity: these are the faces, both male and female, that peer so defiantly from Steve’s magnificent photographs.”
    — William Dalrymple
    Text in English, French, and German

    ISBN: 9783836569361
    Publication date: 10/08/2017
    Price: $130.00
    Author: McCurry, Steve
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $130.00
  • Alright Darling? The Contemporary Drag Queen Scene
    Alright Darling? The Contemporary Drag Queen Scene
    Alright Darling? is a visual celebration of the uninhibited, unapologetic and unafraid wonderland world of contemporary drag. Showcasing the world's fiercest and most famous drag queens, along with their wild fashion-and the wit, realness, backstage antics and outrageous shade of drag culture-the book includes fresh shots of all the ringleaders of this wild world, including:



    Adore Delano, Alyssa Edwards, Courtney Act, Detox, Francois Sagat, Manila Luzon, Sharon Needles, Trixie Mattel, Willam Belli, Latrice Royale, Bob the Drag Queen, Raja Gemini, Milk and many, many more...





    All images are taken by Greg Bailey, founder and editor of Alright Darling - the zine at the centre of the recent explosion of drag.

    ISBN: 9781786272874
    Publication date: 01/10/2018
    Price: $35.00
    Author: Bailey, Greg
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
  • Anton Corbijn Allegro
    Anton Corbijn Allegro
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    ISBN: 9783829607940
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Corbijn, Anton
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $22.99
  • Baby Animals
    Baby Animals
    This gift book is the first title of Poliza's baby animal photographs, many of them published for the first time. From lion cubs in Botswana to baby chimpanzees and gorillas in Tanzania, Poliza travels Africa in search of the most endearing wildlife babies-few photographers have come so close to their wildlife subjects. To achieve such proximity, Poliza shows masterful sensitivity and patience, not only towards the baby animals themselves, but also with their fiercely protective mothers. From a frolicking baby elephant to a sleeping little lion cub, Baby Animals brings page after page of heart-warming images and tiny triumphs in nature photography.

    ISBN: 9783961711413
    Publication date: 01/10/2018
    Price: $34.99
    Author: Poliza, Michael
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $34.99
  • Beautiful World Australia
    Beautiful World Australia
    Immerse yourself in Australia with this stunning collection of photographs and discover the nation's extraordinary range of landscapes and environments, cultures, creatures and people - from world-famous wineries and white-sand beaches to buzzing cities and ancient rainforests.


    Beautiful World Australia is the perfect way to lose yourself in the country. Striking photos fill each page, while special gatefolds open to reveal magnificent panoramas. If you've been, retrace your steps and relive the time you spent there. If you haven't, this book is the perfect way to start planning an adventure.


    We've divided the contents into states and territories. On your journey across Australia you'll explore the tropical paradise of the Whitsunday Islands and their impossibly white beaches, the Great Ocean Road and its star attraction, the 12 Apostles, snow-covered mountains, hip and happening Melbourne with its street art-filled laneways, migrating humpback whales and east coast surfing communities.


    As you continue further, you'll discover the Great Barrier Reef and the incredible variety of life it harbours, as well as indigenous animals like the Tasmanian devil. You'll then discover the cowboys of Queensland cattle country, Aboriginal culture and craftwork, vineyards adorning the southern hills, the vast emptiness of the Outback and much more.


    About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

    ISBN: 9781788682985
    Publication date: 01/05/2019
    Price: $34.99
    Author: Lonely Planet
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $34.99
  • Beautiful World Japan
    Beautiful World Japan
    Delve inside the myriad landscapes of Japan with this stunning collection of photographs and discover the nation's extraordinary diversity of places, people and experiences - from moments in awe-inspiring cities to quiet escapes in remote, exotic corners.


    Beautiful World Japan is the perfect way to lose yourself in the country. Striking photos fill each page, while special gatefolds open to reveal magnificent panoramas. If you've been, retrace your steps and relive the time you spent there. If you haven't, this book is the perfect way to start planning an adventure.


    We've divided the contents into states and territories. Begin your journey in Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island, a place of hot springs, wilderness, forests and volcanoes, before moving through the country to the southern island of Okinawa, home to amazing cuisine, unique traditions and turquoise waters.


    On this journey you'll find powdered ski resorts, snow-covered national parks, indigenous animals and birds, gorges and dramatic waterfalls. You'll then discover sprawling neon jungles, Tokyo in cherry blossom season, ancient temples of Kyoto, powerful memorials, lush rice fields and delectable cuisine.


    About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

    ISBN: 9781788682992
    Publication date: 01/05/2019
    Price: $34.99
    Author: Lonely Planet
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $34.99
  • Chronology of Photography
    Chronology of Photography
    A Chronology of Photography presents a fresh perspective on the medium by taking a purely chronological approach to its history, tracing the complex links between technological innovations, social changes, and artistic interventions. Structured around a central timeline that charts the development of photography from early experiments with optics right up to the present-day explosion of digital media, it features sumptuous reproductions of key photographs, together with commentaries and contextual information about the social, political and cultural events of the period in which they were taken. Special technical sections that explain how the development of new camera technology impacted the practice of photography, while feature spreads highlight important themes and influential practitioners. Covering a wide selection of genres, styles and artists, it is invaluable as a comprehensive guide to photography in all its different forms and functions.

    ISBN: 9780500545034
    Publication date: 01/11/2018
    Price: $45.00
    Author: Lowe, Paul
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $45.00
  • Cindy Sherman  History Portraits
    Cindy Sherman History Portraits
    "Cindy Sherman's work is structured into series, the best known of which are History Portraits and Untitled Film Stills (1977-1980), which led to Cindy Sherman's artistic breakthrough. In History Portraits, the artist carries out radical transformations of Old Master paintings. Using make-up, cloth drapes, and prostheses, she photographs herself in the poses in which the Old Masters portrayed women. Christa Schneider presents an art-historical analysis of the History Portraits. Identifying a clear model for every single portrait (e.g. Botticelli and Rubens, Francois Boucher and Jacques-Louis David), she reveals Sherman's extremely precise and enigmatic method of working in which the artistic media employed by Sherman--photography and acting--are surprisingly compatible with painting." "

    ISBN: 9783829606004
    Publication date: 15/02/2012
    Price: $79.99
    Author: Christa, Schneider
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $79.99
  • History as They Saw It
    History as They Saw It
    This revolutionary photography collection is as close to time travel as it gets. Featuring 120 historic black-and-white photographs thoroughly restored and rendered in color, this book illuminates some of the most iconic moments in history, from the sinking of the Titanic to the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. Brought to life with vibrant color, these incredible images effectively blur the distinction between past and present and bring history within arm's reach. With a timeline spanning more than 100 years, from 1839 to 1949, this unique collection will amaze history and photography buffs alike, offering new perspectives on significant moments of the 19th and 20th centuries.

    ISBN: 9781452169507
    Publication date: 01/03/2019
    Price: $79.99
    Author: Wild, Wolfgang; Lloyd, Jordan
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $79.99
  • Hope, Never Fear: A Perosnal Portrait of the Obamas
    Hope, Never Fear: A Perosnal Portrait of the Obamas
    Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency that made history. This unique look behind the curtains follows the journey from the Obama's home in Chicago to the White House with a collection of nearly 200 photographs, each combined with inspiring and revealing quotes from Michelle and Barack that reveal their warmth, compassion, and un ending commitment to service. With an in-depth introduction by Shell, together with notes drawn from the detailed diaries she kept during her time with the Obamas, this is a deeply personal insight into this extraordinary couple who inspired and empowered millions of people.

    ISBN: 9781988516660
    Price: $34.99
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $34.99
  • India
    India
    India is among the world's most enthralling and fascinating countries and is one that holds a very special place in McCurry's heart, featuring in some of his greatest work. This book includes 150 of his most loved and iconic photographs reproduced in a large format, and accompanied by an evocative introductory essay. Following Phaidon's publication in paperback of his bestseller Untold, McCurry's INDIA is the newest selection of the photographer's beautiful and powerful images to appear in soft cover, illustrating this most vibrant of countries.

    ISBN: 9781838660253
    Publication date: 14/01/2020
    Price: $70.00
    Author: McCurry, Steve
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $70.00
  • Inside North Korea
    Inside North Korea
    Offering a rare glimpse inside the Hermit Kingdom, Guardian journalist and photographer Oliver Wainwright takes us on an architectural journey behind closed doors in the world's most secretive country. From the mosaic-lined lobbies of Soviet-era health centers to the candy-colored interiors of brand new theaters, his photographs shine a spotlight on the reclusive regime's ambition to "turn the whole country into a socialist fairyland."

    ISBN: 9783836572217
    Publication date: 25/04/2018
    Price: $100.00
    Author: Wainwright, Oliver
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $100.00
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