Category: Фотокниги / Photo books

Best of black and white erotic photography

Does anybody really know the «next-generation photographers,» the successors to Newton, Lindbergh, von Unwerth, and Ritts? The shots in this volume are an introduction to these newcomers and their accomplished, sexy, romantic work—the best of today’s nude photography in black and white. Classic black-and-white photography shows clearly who knows how to take a good picture and who doesn’t. The photographers contributing to this volume display their mastery of photography both as a craft and as an art form.

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Leni Reifenstahl: Africa

«If Leni Riefenstahl had done nothing but visit Africa and bring back her photographs, her place in history would be secure.» -Kevin Brownlow, from the introduction When she was in her early sixties, Leni Riefenstahl began traveling frequently to the African continent, where she has worked on various film and photography projects over the last half century. Her favorite destination was in Sudan, where she lived with and photographed the Nuba tribespeople, learning their language and becoming their friend. The Nuba were a loving and peaceful people who welcomed Riefenstahl as one of their own. Her images of the Nuba,...

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«Work» by Helmut Newton

The man who loved women An overview of Newton’s provocative, groundbreaking photography that has inspired an entire genre The world of Helmut Newton is extremely complex and diverse. Considered shocking and provocative back in the 60s, by the climax of his career he enjoyed the reputation of a photographer who was able to imagine and visualize his subjects as women who take the lead rather than follow it; women who enjoy the resplendence and vitality of their bodies; women who are both responsible and willing. This book presents a whole spectrum of Newton’s work and celebrates the long career of...

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The Complete Pirelli Calendars: 1964-2007 (Все календари Пирелли 1964 — 2007)

The extraordinary history of the Pirelli calendars began in 1963 when the Pirelli tire company created a calendar featuring pin-up models as a promotional piece to send to its top customers as a gift for the closing year. Every year since, the company has called upon world-renowned photographers such as Richard Avedon, Mario Testino, Herb Ritts, Norman Parkinson, Bruce Weber, and Annie Leibovitz to photograph the world’s most beautiful women, including Iman, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Sophia Loren, Naomi Watts, and Penelope Cruz. It has continued to generate publicity for its exclusivity; a huge public clamors for the calendar, but...

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Uli Weber: Portraits

A monograph surveying the past twenty years of work from Uli Weber, one of the most accomplished photographers of his generation. Some photographers build a global reputation specializing in fashion. Others excel in portraiture, in travel, or in the tough commercial world of advertising. Most photographers seek to master just one genre. But, over the past 20 years, a rare few have excelled in all those disciplines. One of them is Uli Weber. Having studied photography in Rome, Uli moved to London in the late ’80s. His first cover shot was for iconic style magazine Arena and featured Sting wrapped...

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«Sirens» — Marco Glaviano

Впервые в одном томе собраны наиболее соблазнительные и эротические фотографии снятые итальянским фотографом Марко Главиано. Марко Главиано (англ. Marco Glaviano, 1942) — знаменитый итальянский фотограф моды. Марко Главиано родился в Палермо, на острове Сицилия в Италии. Закончил архитектурный факультет университета Палермо, однако по специальности работал недолго. Основным интересом Главиано было искусство фотографии

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The Family Of Man

«Род человеческий» („The Family of Man“) — выставка фотографий, впервые показанная в 1955 году в Нью-Йоркском музее современного искусства. Куратором проекта стал Эдвард Стайхен. На выставке было представлено 503 фотографии из 68 стран, которые представляли 273 фотографа; фотографии были отобраны из почти двух миллионов работ известных или неизвестных ранее фотографов. Снимки отображают самые знаменательные моменты человеческой жизни, как радостные (рождение, любовь, детство), так и трагичные (война, смерть, болезни, лишения). Целью Э. Стайхена было доказать универсальность человеческого опыта и роли фотографии в его документации. В фотографиях, представленных на выставке, делался акцент на общности, которая связывает людей и культуры по всему миру,...

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