New Arrivals · Photography

August 2, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Abandoned Kentucky

August 1, 2018
Farrell, Jay, author.
[Charleston, S.C.] : Arcadia Publishing, 2018.
112 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Scottsville -- Bowling Green farmhouse -- Franklin farmhouse -- Franklin House falling down -- Burnt motel -- Antique car salvage yard -- Southwestern Kentucky -- South Central Kentucky.
"Abandoned structures are places that open the imagination and invite interpretation. Distressed wood and weathered remnants of human life are crossed by time and animal tracks, inviting one to picture what once was. Abandoned homes and buildings offer a unique, distressed beauty. While often overlooked by passers-by, their skeletal remains act as the perfect subject for the lens of a camera, quietly waiting to be captured and shared. Abandoned Kentucky explores this haunting narrative through its display of photos by abandoned building photographer Jay Farrell. Readers are encouraged to explore the forgotten corners of the state, see the world through different eyes, and take the long road home."--Back cover.

The dog in photography 1839-today = der Hund in der Fotografie = le chien dans la photographie

July 23, 2018
©2018.
677 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 21 cm.
Original edition 2000.
Includes indexes.
With more than 400 canine portraits, this book is both a picture tribute to our favorite four legged friend and a unique history of dogs in photography. From the 19th century right through to today, we see how the camera has been the key witness to our abiding affection for dogs, capturing their beauty, character, joy, and abiding friendship.

Dog photography : how to capture the love, fun, and whimsy of man's best friend

July 20, 2018
Bryant, Margaret, author.
©2017
127 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Award-winning photographer Margaret Bryant (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX) makes capturing dog portraits look easy--but anyone who has aspired to take portraits of a four-legged friend knows it is a skill that is hard-won. In fact, creating memorable dog portraits requires more than a good camera and a squeaky toy. Dogs need to feel comfortable before they reveal their personalities. To get them comfortable, a photographer needs to recognize when a dog is stressed and when a dog is relaxed. In this book, Bryant teaches photographers how to recognize subtle but important dog behaviors and provides tips to help them modify their own behavior to "talk" back to the dog and set the stage for great dog portraiture. After providing tips for helping a dog to relax, Bryant moves on to share techniques for posing individual dogs and groups. She includes myriad images to share inspiring ideas that help to showcase the personality of the pet. She also offers ideas for getting the dog's attention and getting reactions and desired behaviors on cue. Finally, she offers both simple and elaborate ideas for setups that might be used when photographing dogs.

The love of a lab

July 18, 2018
Dratfield, Jim, author.
Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2016]
137 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
"Friendly. Loyal. Affectionate. The list of wonderful traits possessed by America's #1 dog goes on and on. Given the Lab's good looks, trainability, and devotion, is it any wonder that there are millions of happy Lab owners in the United States? In The Love of a Lab, Jim Dratfield's beautiful photographs, combined with witty, insightful, and poignant quotes, capture the many reasons people feel the way they do about these cherished companions."--Amazon.com.

The advanced photography guide

July 10, 2018
Taylor, David, 1969 April 13- author.
New York : DK, 2018.
192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Equipment -- Composition -- Exposure -- Focusing -- Lenses -- Filters -- Flash -- Image enhancement.

Icons of style : a century of fashion photography

June 29, 2018
©2018
368 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
"This publication accompanies the exhibition Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from June 26 to October 21, 2018."
Foreword / Timothy Potts -- Introduction / Paul Martineau -- From contrivance to "naturalism," 1911-29 / Anne McCauley -- Style in the face of crisis, 1930-46 / Paul Martineau -- Letting the skirts down, 1947-69 / Susanna Brown -- From rebellion to seduction, 1970-89 / Michal Raz-Russo -- Ye fakers: realism and fantasy, 1990-2011 / Ivan Shaw.
"An international survey of one hundred years of fashion photography, from 1911 to 2011"--Provided by publisher.

Flash : the making of Weegee the Famous

June 11, 2018
Bonanos, Christopher, author.
©2018
xviii, 379 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

iPhone photography for everybody

May 23, 2018
Fagans, Michael, author.
Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, Inc., [2017]
127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Includes index.
The everyday world -- Life happens -- Food -- Family -- If you build it, we will photograph it -- Far afield -- Selfies and portraits -- Sempre in sella (always in the saddle) -- Almost -- Personal vision.
"Learn to capture more powerful and engaging images with your iPhone. Too often, we use our iPhones just to 'grab' a few ho-hum shots that do little more than document how things looked. As Michael Fagans demonstrates in this book, taking a few extra moments to consider our subjects and the best way to depict them can take our shots from boring to brilliant! Hone your powers of observation to detect the most promising photo opportunities. Make the most of everyday scenes and subjects. Compose more dynamic and appealing photos"--Back cover.

Real estate photography for everybody

May 23, 2018
Castle, Ron (Photographer), author.
Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, Inc., 2018.
126 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Subtitle on cover: Boost your sales with any camera.
Includes index.
Equipment -- Capture basics -- Post-processing -- Sample home 1 -- Sample home 2 -- Sample home 3 -- Sample home 4 -- Sample home 5 -- Sample home 6.
In this book, Ron Castle introduces you to the skills you need to succeed in real estate photography. You?ll gain insight into some basics of the business, and you?ll learn what kind of equipment you?ll need to do the job. You?ll also learn what and what not to photograph, work to produce strong compositions, and find suggestions for an efficient and effective post-processing workflow. Includes several sample home shoots and captions which provide helpful suggestions and perspectives on what a typical zreal-worldy real estate shoot entails.

Libraries

May 16, 2018
Dublin : Roads Publishing, 2014.
191 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm.
"Roads reflections."
An illustrated exploration of some of the world's finest, most innovative, and spectacular libraries.

WEEGEE : serial photographer

May 10, 2018
Radiguès, Max de, 1982- author.
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada : Conundrum Press, 2018.
135 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm
"This story is inspired by the life and work of Arthur Fellig, alias Weegee."
The New York photographer Weegee often appeared on the scene immediately after accidents and crimes, sometimes even before the police. The position of the body would be altered if that resulted in a better picture. His street photographs made him world famous.

The Route 66 photo road trip : how to eat, play, stay, and shoot like a pro

May 10, 2018
Sammon, Rick, author.
©2018
224 pages : illustrations (mostly color), map ; 21 cm
"From legendary photographer Rick Sammon and his wife, Susan, [this book] is the perfect companion to enjoying and photographing everything that the country's most famous highway has to offer, whether you're hauling professional gear or just your phone! [...] This guide includes recommendations for dining and lodging, lists of attractions, hour-by-hour road itineraries, and essential tips for capturing memorable photographs by day or night, stopped or in a moving car, with a DSLR or an iPhone." -- Back cover.

Mark Seliger photographs : thirty years of image-making.

May 4, 2018
Seliger, Mark.
New York : Abrams, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 37 cm
Interview by Judd Apatow.
Includes index.
Mark Seliger's (b. 1959) photography has dominated magazine covers, feature articles, and media campaigns for decades. With signature compositions and painterly flair, he has built an incredible body of work, featuring unforgettable portraits of the world's leading personalities in music, fashion, politics, business, and entertainment. This book showcases Seliger's best-known portraiture, as well as select standouts from his landscape and creative work. His extraordinary portfolio is 30 years in the making and features some of the most famous and influential faces of our time, including Kurt Cobain, Nelson Mandela, Emma Watson, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Susan Sarandon, Drew Barrymore, Bruce Springsteen, David Byrne, Matthew Barney, Jennifer Lawrence, Mick Jagger, Lenny Kravitz, Jerry Seinfeld, Kerry Washington, Misty Copeland, Amy Schumer, and Tony Bennett. This is his most diverse and comprehensive book since Physiognomy (1999).

One, two, three, more

April 26, 2018
Levitt, Helen, author.
©2017
203 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"Helen Levitt's earliest pictures are a unique and irreplaceable look at street life in New York City from the mid-1930s to the end of the 1940s. There are children at play, lovers flirting, husbands and wives, young mothers with their babies, women gossiping, and lonely old men. A majority of these photographs have never been published. Other pictures included in this book are now world-famous, now part of the standard history of photography. Together they provide a record of New York not seen since Levitt's pioneering solo show at The Museum of Modern Art in 1943. Levitt's photographs are in some of the best photography collections in America, including: The Met, MoMA, The Smithsonian, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the Art Institute of Chicago."-- Provided by publisher.

Berenice Abbott : a life in photography

April 17, 2018
Van Haaften, Julia, author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
xix, 634 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Berenice Abbott is to American photography what Georgia O'Keeffe is to painting or Willa Cather to letters. Abbott's sixty-year career established her not only as a master of American photography but also as a teacher, writer, archivist, and inventor. A teenage rebel from Ohio, Abbott escaped to Paris - photographing, in Sylvia Beach's words, "everyone who was anyone" - before returning to New York as the Roaring Twenties ended. She soon fell in love with art critic Elizabeth McCausland, with whom she would spend thirty years of her life. Abbott's best known work, "Changing New York," documented the city's 1930s metamorphosis. She next turned to science as a subject, culminating in work important to America's 1950s "space race" with the Soviet Union. This biography secures Abbott's place in the histories of photography and modern art while framing her accomplishments as a female artist and entrepreneur.

Retro cameras : the collector's guide to vintage film photography

April 17, 2018
Wade, John, 1945- author.
New York, New York : Thames and Hudson, 2018.
287 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 22 cm
Includes index.
"With over 550 illustrations."
"Retro Cameras is a stylish, design-led guide to classic and retro cameras aimed at those who want to discover the world of analogue photography. It includes more than 100 camera models, from the easily affordable to the highly collectible, in 13 formats: 35 mm SLRs; 35 mm Rangefinders; 35 mm Viewfinder Cameras; Roll Film SLRs; Sheet and Roll Film Folding Cameras; Twin Lens Reflexes; Instamatics; Stereo Cameras; Panoramic and Wide-angle Cameras; Miniature Cameras and Instant Cameras. Supplementing an already comprehensive resource are quick reference shooting guides for each format, as well as a section on retro camera accessories."-- Provided by publisher.

Genealogy research and those photographs : how to keep details of the people and day with any photo in a permanent way without altering the original photograph

April 5, 2018
Kalten, D., author.
©2015
vii, 79 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Where you start -- Step one -- Scan to where -- Your notes -- Saving information -- The trick -- When -- Adding information -- Printing choices -- Added examples -- Main steps in program -- Main steps in summary -- Free programs.

Photographic : the life of Graciela Iturbide

March 27, 2018
Quintero, Isabel, author.
©2018
95 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 24 cm
"Born in Mexico City in 1942, Graciela Iturbide wants to be a writer, but her conservative family has a different idea. Although she initially follows their wishes, she soon grows restless. After tragedy strikes, she turns to photography to better understand the world. The photographic journey she embarks on takes her throughout Mexico and around the globe, introducing her to fascinating people and cultures, and eventually bringing her success and fame. With more than two dozen photographs by Iturbide herselft, Photographic explores the questions of what it means to become an artist."--Back cover.

Sally Mann : a thousand crossings

March 26, 2018
©2018
331 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Catalog of an exhibition held at National Gallery of Art, Washington, March 4-May 28, 2018, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 30-September, 23, 2018, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, November 20, 2018-February 10, 2019, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, March 3-May 27, 2019, Jeu de paume, Paris, June 17-September 22, 2019 and High Museum of Art, Atlanta, October 19, 2019-January 12, 2020.
Writing with photographs: Sally Mann's ode to the South, 1969-2017 / Sarah Greenough -- Family -- Flashes of the finite: Sally Mann's familiar terrain -- The land -- The Earth remembers: landscape and history in the work of Sally Mann / Drew Gilpin Faust -- Last measure -- Abide with me: the color of humanity in Sally Mann's world / Hilton Als -- Abide with me -- Torn from time itself: Sally Mann's new avenues from old processes / Malcolm Daniel -- What remains.
For more than 40 years, Sally Mann has made experimental, elegiac, and hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature's magisterial indifference to human endeavor. What unites this broad body of work-portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and other studies-is that it is all "bred of a place," the American South. Mann, who is a native of Lexington, Virginia, has long written about what it means to live in the South and to be identified as a Southerner. Using her deep love of her homeland and her knowledge of its historically fraught heritage, she asks powerful, provocative questions-about history, identity, race, and religion-that reverberate across geographic and national boundaries. Organized into five sections-family, landscape, battlefields, legacy, and mortality-and including many works not previously exhibited or published, Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings is a sweeping overview of Mann's artistic achievement of the past four decades. It is also a focused exploration of how the legacy of the South-as both homeland and graveyard, refuge and battleground-emerges within her work as a powerful and provocative force that continues to shape American identity and experience. Exhibition:National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA (04.03.-28.05.2018) / Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, USA (30.06.-23.09.2018) / The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA (20.11.2018-10.02.2019) / The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA (03.03.-27.05.2019) / Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France (16.06.-15.09.2019) / High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA (13.10.2019-05.01.2020).

Paper promises : early American photography

March 22, 2018
Harris, Mazie M., author.
Los Angeles, CA : The J. Paul Getty Museum, [2018]
223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
"This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition Paper Promises: Early American Photography, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from February 27 to May 27, 2018."
A vast number of beautiful impressions -- Face value -- Patent politics -- A new kind of evidence / Christine Hult-Lewis -- Plantation tourism / Matthew Fox-Amato.

Pictures photographed by A. Nielen, Cincinnati O.

March 14, 2018
Nielen, A. (Andries), 1850-1940.
Cincinnati, OH : A. Nielen, [1900?].
17 unnumbered leaves : color illustrations ; 15 x 21 cm
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection is a scrapbook bound in dark brown cloth with 3 metal eyelets and string tie.
"Colored by the hands of Japanese artists"--Page [2] of cover.
Travel photographs by A. Nielen from his travels to Japan, New Guinea, Hawaii, and Sweden, arranged as a scrapbook. All include a descriptive text on bottom border of picture. Images affixed to black card stock pages.

Birds of the photo ark

March 13, 2018
Sartore, Joel, photographer.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018]
239 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
For avian enthusiasts, from armchair observers to dedicated life-listers, this brilliant book from acclaimed National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore celebrates the beauty of all birds, great and small. This elegantly packaged celebration of birds from around the world unites incredible animal portraits from Joel Sartore's distinguished National Geographic Photo Ark project with inspiring text by up-and-coming birder Noah Strycker. It includes hundreds of species, from tiny finches to charismatic eagles; brilliant toucans, intricate birds of paradise, and perennial favorites such as parrots, hummingbirds, and owls also make colorful appearances. Everyone who cares about birds--from the family with a bird feeder outside the kitchen window to the serious birder with a life list of thousands--will flock to this distinctive and uplifting book.

The photographer's vision : understanding and appreciating great photography

March 7, 2018
Freeman, Michael, 1945-
Amsterdam ; New York : Focal Press, ©2011.
192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
A momentary art -- Understanding purpose -- The genres of photography -- What for? -- Capture to concept -- Photographers' skills -- Surprise me -- The skill to capture -- Compositional skills -- Color and not -- Lighting.
In The Photographer s Eye, Michael Freeman showed what a photographer needs to do in the instant before the shutter is released. In the sequel, The Photographer's Mind, he explained the way that professional photographers think a picture through before taking it. Both of these international best-sellers featured Michael s own photography: stunning landscapes, revealing portraits, and fascinating street photography. Now, in The Photographer s Vision, he examines the work of photography s greats, explaining how to look at a photo - and how to learn from looking at it.

Pop

February 19, 2018
Griffin, Brian, 1948- photographer, interviewee.
London : GOST Books, 2017.
383 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Summary provided by cataloger.
An exploration of the music photography by Brian Griffin that was shot for album covers, singles, posters and press for such artists as Ian Dury, The Clash, Depeche Mode, Echo And The Bunnymen, Iggy Pop, Kate Bush, The Specials, Elvis Costello, and others. Main text is in the form of a conversation between Brian Griffin and Terry Rawlings.

Neal Preston : exhilarated and exhausted

February 2, 2018
Preston, Neal, author, photographer.
©2017
334 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Includes index.
"Neal Preston is one of the greatest rock photographers of all time. Exhilarated and Exhausted is a no-holds-barred complete retrospective of his 40-year career. Produced in collaboration with Neal, this is the first time he has allowed unrestricted access to his legendary archive - considered one of the music industry's most significant and extensive photo collections. This exceptional volume is a who's who of rock royalty."-- Provided by publisher.

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