Photography

Photography - Monographs

Over 100 books from Thames & Hudson on the greatest photographers, their lives and work

Berenice Abbott
  • Paperback with flaps
Berenice Abbott earned a place as one of the greatest American photographers. Working in Paris, she photographed its literary and artistic leading lights, including James Joyce, but her name was made by her major project, Changing New York, which documented the interaction between the city's dramatic architecture and its people.

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  • Paperback in slipcase
  • Distributed on behalf of Fondation Cartier

Araki
  • Paperback with flaps
Subjects range from poetic scenes of old Tokyo to modern Japanese sub-culture, from sensual close-ups of exotic flowers to erotic photographs of kimono-clad women bound in rope. This compact book surveys and reflects Araki’s extraordinary breadth of work, from the shocking to the sublime.

David Bailey : Locations

David Bailey: Locations

The 1970s Archive

  • Hardback
A stunning archive that helped to illuminate an age – The Times

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Bruno Barbey: China 1973 - 2013

From Mao to Modernity

  • Hardback
  • Distributed on behalf of Editions Didier Millet

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Mike Perry

  • Hardback
  • Distributed on behalf of NextLevel

Peter Beard
  • Paperback with flaps
Peter Beard was twenty-four years old when he moved to Kenya, where he built up an exceptional body of work. His images of wild animals such as crocodiles and elephants, and of the land in all its purity and its wildness, are a huge collage of his experiences. Together with his photographic journals, they show that Peter Beard is unique among contemporary photographers.

The Bitter Years

The Bitter Years

The Farm Security Administration Photographs Through the Eyes of Edward Steichen

  • Hardback
The Great Depression of the 1930s defined a generation in modern American history and was still a vivid memory in 1962. The Bitter Years show, curated by Edward Steichen, featured iconic images by photographers who worked under the US Farm Security Administration in 1935–41 as part of Roosevelt’s New Deal.

Karl Blossfeldt
  • Hardback
Vintage portraits of plants by the great pioneer of botanical photography, Karl Blossfeldt (1865–1932)

Leigh Bowery Looks
  • Paperback with flaps
Small but perfectly formed … the modest size and uncomplicated presentation serve to make the content more powerful still – The Independent

Manuel Alvarez Bravo
  • Hardback
Simple and beautiful – The Times

Brassai
  • Paperback with flaps
No photographer is more closely associated with a city than Brassaï (1899–1984) with Paris). His most famous portraits and cityscapes, collected in this pocket-size book, form a unique vision of life in pre- and post-war Europe

Brassai: Paris Nocturne

Brassaï

Paris Nocturne

  • Quarterbound/PLC (no jacket)
A truly excellent, historic body of work and is a clear example of why Brassaï is still considered a master. A vital purchase for the serious collector of photography books – Amateur Photographer

Brandt Nudes

Brandt Nudes

A New Perspective

  • Hardback
Fantastic … a rewarding read … well-written and interesting – Amateur Photographer