To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. She then mentioned to him that I was teaching a cours… He has since become known as one of the most important street photographers of his generation. First off, I am a big street photography aficionado, so I grade this book against the dozens of others in my collection. It covers an incredible array of talent, from the unknowns of the late 19th century to the acknowledged masters of the 20th, such as Atget, Stieglitz, Strand, Cartier … Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Bystander : a history of street photography : with a new afterword on street photography since the 1970's To receive additional updates refined by interest, select from the following categories. Hailed as a landmark work when it was first published in 1994, Bystander is widely regarded by street photographers as the ‘bible’ of street photography. Laurence King Publishing, London, England, 2017. Don't get me wrong, if you have the time to read this one without just flicking through it , that's OK enough, but for me there just isn't time for me to read it and to do nothing else, if you know what I mean; and you cannot read it for a couple of hours and then pick it up again a few days later....the content jumps about and overlaps. Although we often hear of Henri Cartier-Bresson as being the father of street photography, this is not really accurate. An unprecedented study that is the first history of this tradition ever published, Bystander explores street photography … We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. It reads beautifully and the commentary on the individual photographs and the photographers is first rate. Instrumental in changing attitudes towards color photography in the 1970s, he is known as a pioneer, an important innovator, and a highly influential teacher. By Joel Meyerowitz and Colin Westerbeck, text excerpt from Bystander: A History of Street Photography, 2001. Please try again. Hailed as a landmark work when it was first published in 1994, Bystander is widely regarded by street photographers as the "bible" of street photography. I hope I will be asked to re-review this book in a year's time, as I have been before......I'll have it in its box by then. This book does justice to the art of photography and its artists. Very good value. In this book, the authors explore and discuss the development of one of the most interesting and dynamic of photographic genres. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Highly recommended. The first section is a bit “arty” but then it settles down into a good history of the genre. "Bystander" chronicles the development of a photographic genre created from the chaotic energy and chance juxtapositions of everyday street life. Main image: Jeff … Instrumental in changing attitudes towards color photography in the 1970s, he is known as a pioneer, an important innovator, and a highly influential teacher. This comprehensive history, first published in 1992, traces street photography from its beginnings in 1843, when British photographer William Henry Fox Talbot traveled to France to capture images of c A great book...overwhelming in its scope and content....still too much in one go !! This book does justice to the art of photography and its artists. Hailed as a landmark work when it was first published in 1994, Bystander is widely regarded by street photographers as the ‘bible’ of street photography. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. New and updated edition of Bystander, an unsurpassed history of street photography by one of its heroes, Joel Meyerowitz, and noted critic Colin Westerbeck.. Hailed as a landmark work when it was first published in 1994, Bystander is widely regarded by street photographers as the ‘bible’ of street photography. It touches upon the works of master photographers, yet leaves out so much about the actual photographs. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Joel Meyerowitz started making spontaneous color photographs on the streets of New York in 1962 with friends such as Tony Ray-Jones and Garry Winogrand. We have to go back a little further into the annals of history to really locate an adequate beginning. Bystander: A History of Street Photography by Meyerowitz, Joel; Westerbeck, Colin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. Device required has since become known as one of the most interesting and dynamic of photographic genres overall star and! 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