Photographer’s Library: Aspects of Expression

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Photographer’s Library: Aspects of Expression by Paul Gallagher, published 2008 by Argentum

Sometimes you just need to be a bit lucky. I was this time. During my random visit to the charity shop, I’ve spotted this book on the shelf. Picked it up and had a quick scan through it. I paid £3  and took the book away with me.

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So how was the year 2020

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So how was the year 2020.

This year was everything but normal.

Pandemic changed everything that we planned and with no travel, there were a lot less photographic opportunities. Same applies for exhibitions and festivals.

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Photographer’s Library: The World of Olegas Truchanas

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Photographer’s Library: The World of Olegas Truchanas

First published 1975 by the Olegeas Truchanas Publication Committee, Hobart

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Photographer’s Library: Journeys Into the Wild by Peter Dombrovskis

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Photographer’s Library: Journeys Into the Wild

The Photography by Peter Dombrovskis, Published by the National Library of Australia 2017

I have plenty of photographic books in my library. I thought, I probably know every world-renowned landscape photographer past and present. One day, I was listening to the podcast with Joe Cornish and he mentioned his two favourite photographers: Paul Wakefield and Peter Dombrovskis. OK, I have heard about Paul Wakefield and already have a book where he contributed his photos to. But Dombrovskis? No, never heard of him.

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I made a book with Saal Digital

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I made a book with Saal Digital.

How was the experience? Here is the story.

Somewhere on the internet, most likely on Facebook, I found the advertisement. It said something like: “We need photographers to test out products….”.

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Photographer’s Library : Analog Photography – Reference manual for shooting film

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A book by Andrew Bellamy.

Softcover First English edition 2017 (c)Princeton Architectural Press edition 2019

Photographer’s Library: Analog Photography

Since my last Photographer’s Library blog post I acquired quite a few books and its time to introduce a few of them to you.

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Photographer’s Library : Elements – The Making of Fine Monochrome Prints

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A book by Barry Thornton.

Hardcover Second edition 1997 (c)Creative Monochrome Ltd, Printed in England by Saunders&Williams Ltd

Photographer’s Library: Elements

Author Barry Thornton was regarded as one of the most technically accomplished photographers in the country. Also, he was known as bestseller author of books Elements and Edge of Darkness. Although Barry past away you can still find his articles on the internet. The link is  HERE.

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Photographer’s Library : Odyssey and Photographs

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Four National Geographic field men.

Hardcover, English edition (c)2008 National Geographic Society

Who does not know The National Geographic Society?  I am sure there are not that many people here not knowing what I am talking about. 

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Photographer’s Library : Magnum Landscape

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Magnum Landscape First published 1996

English Edition (c)1996 Phaidon Press Limited [Hardcover]

Magnum photo agency is an international photographic cooperative owned by its photographer-members, with offices in New York City, Paris, London, and Tokyo. Probably the most known photography agency in the world with archive including photographs depicting family life, drugs, religion, war, poverty, famine, crime, government, and celebrities. This book is a bit different, as it’s all about landscapes around us as seen by members of the Magnum.

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Photographer’s Library : Galen Rowell

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Photographer’s Library: Galen Rowell

I’m not entirely sure where to start with this one. This will be a multiple review, as I do own quite a few (5) of Galen Rowell’s books.

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Photographer’s library – Masters of Landscape Photography

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Photographer’s library – Masters of Landscape Photography

First published 2017 by Ammonite Press

This book came to me as a very nice surprise. I get it for Christmas.

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Tiny little project

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This project started as a joke one day when I was was waiting for the light. Playing with the phone i took a quick shot of my camera setup in the  landscape. Actually it was not a project at that stage. Just a record shot from the photo trip …. (more…)