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A dazzling, stylish biography of a fabled Parisian photographer, adventurer, and pioneer. A recent French biography begins, Who doesn’t know Nadar? In France, that’s a rhetorical question. Of all of the legendary figures who thrived in mid-19th-century Paris—a cohort that includes Victor Hugo, Baudelaire, Gustave Courbet, and Alexandre Dumas—Nadar was perhaps the most innovative, the […]

This Throw Back Thursday we’re showing you some photography gems from our backlist to help strengthen your collection. Ever wanted to draw a comic, but wasn’t sure how to begin? From Extraordinary Everyday Photography to Bryan Peterson’s Exposure Solutions to Capture the Moment, these bestselling and upcoming titles will teach you how to be the […]

  Two days ago, I went to see “Exit through the Gift Shop,” a brilliant, quirky documentary on “street art” all over the world. It wouldn’t surprise me at all if this little movie catches some traction, so if you’re seeing a sudden interest in street art, here are a couple books you may want […]

National Geographic, in my opinion, features some of the best journalistic photography in the world. This fall, they’ve published a landmark , 512-page collection, called National Geographic Image Collection, of the highlights from the last 120 years. Below are two videos, one a montage of the collected photos and the other including highlights and interviews with […]