Hotels Of Pyongyang takes the reader to North Korea, one of the world's most isolated countries, and captures the surprising variety of its architecture and design in the hotels in its capital city, from brutalist Soviet to modern shining marble, in a luxurious and revealing volume containing over 150 beautiful photographs.
50 years ago, people used film cameras just as we use smartphones in the age of Instagram. They photographed their meals, holidays, loved ones, celebrations, and family reunions. Imagining the past lives of these strangers is the beauty and mystery of The Anonymous Project, which curates just under 300 images from this vast collection of 700,...
With 200 outstanding colour photographs and fascinating captions, Abandoned Industrial Places is a brilliant pictorial examination of derelict factories, underground and opencast mines, nuclear power stations and gasworks, atomic test sites, space research centres, Victorian English mill towns, American gold rush settlements and much more.
Featuring extraordinary, documentary-style photography, this beautiful and engaging coffee table book follows the remarkable journey of the Scimitar-horned Oryx as it is reintroduced into Chad's Sahelian heartland nearly three decades after it was declared 'extinct in the wild'.
People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited Great Britain for centuries. Professor Paul Gilroy has assembled a living visual history of their social life in the modern British Isles. Published in association with Getty Images,this volume faeture 321 b&w photographs, commentary by Paul Gilroy and a preface from Professor Stuart Hall.
"My grandfather went to Sing Sing. My father, my uncle, my brother went to Sing Sing. I went to Sing Sing." Poor schools. Violent neighborhoods. Easy drugs. No jobs. No support. No options. In the disadvantaged communities of urban America, The cradle-to-prison pipeline locks young men out of opportunity long before it locks them up.
This unique reflection on the world of Robert Burns places a range of photographic artworks by celebrated Scottish artist Calum Colvin alongside poems written in response to each work by 'weel-kent' Scots poet Rab Wilson.
Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograph of his mother as a child, the book becomes an exposition of his own mind.
The first photography book by Sunday Times bestselling author, award-winning explorer and photographer Levison Wood, Encounters brings together more than a decade of photography, telling the incredible stories of some of the world's most remote places and the people who live there.
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