Favorite books

6 favorite photo books or books on photography I like to share:

John Ingledew, ‘Photography’, Laurence King Publishing Ltd 2005, ISBN 1 85669 432 1 this book is a basic introduction into photography, written arts students. Not very technical at all this book gives a broad overview of the photography world, trying to answer questions such as ‘so you want to be a photographer’?

Richard Avedon Photographs 1946-2004, Hatje Catz Verlag, G 2007, ISBN 13 9783775721134 speaks for itself..

Henri Cartier-Bresson, the man, the image and the world, Thames & Hudson Ltd. 2006, ISBN 13 9780500286425 a great book about my favorite photographer

Philip Mechanicus Laatste Keuze, Uitgeverij Voetnoot 2005, ISBN 13 9789071877896 (in Dutch) fantastic portait photo’s

looking in robert frank’s the Americans, Steidl 2009, ISBN 13 9783865218063 the book about The Book, I got it for my birthday, beautiful..

The Theatre of the face, Portrait Photography Since 1900, Phaidon 2007, ISBN 13 9780714843728 about the history and art of portrait photography

More to follow, as I can never leave a bookstore empty handed.. And please use the links to support that addiction 🙂

One Response to “Favorite books”

  1. Nina says:

    I also have a copy of Cartier-Bresson’s and love it. I saw his tete-a-tete collection at the British National gallery some years ago and especially loved his photos of Picasso.

    I also love Ansel Adam. Which reminds me, I haven’t seen that book on my shelf…