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Precious moments - captured in unique pictures

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A moment only lasts a few seconds - but in this short time precious moments can arise that are worth capturing. Capturing these special seconds is the task, passion and calling of photographers who sometimes travel around the world for these unique moments. Just one click and what has happened is kept alive - and that for eternity. In this way, the resulting images can permanently fascinate, enchant, astonish, bring a smile to our faces or bring us to tears.

 

“A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.”
Brigitte Bardot

Mario Marino
The magic of the moment

More than 160 poignant portraits by Austrian photographer Mario Marino (born 1967) are compiled in this book published in 2018 documenting the people he encountered throughout his travels in Europe, Africa, Latin America and India between 2013 and 2016. His portraits are in a certain way simple and yet artfully ambiguous.

Ken Browar und Deborah Ory
The Art of Movement

"The Art of Movement" is an exquisite collection of photographs by well-known dance photographers Ken Browar and Deborah Ory that capture the movement, flow, energy, and grace of many of the most accomplished dancers in the world. Accompanying the photographs are intimate and inspiring words from the dancers, as well as from choreographers and artistic directors on what dance means to them.

Steve McCurry
Whatever It Takes: 40 Years of Photography: A Life in Pictures

The largest collection of Steve McCurry's unique images of 40 years of work in a single volume. "Whatever It Takes" was written and compiled by Bonnie McCurry, his sister. The photo selection with more than 600 images not only includes numerous of his most famous pictures, but also many yet unpublished images. Personal notes, telegrams and visual ephemera are also included, all accompanied by Bonnie McCurry's lyrics as well as contributions from friends and colleagues.

Sophie and Stephen McLaren
Street Photography Now

Included are luminaries such as Magnum members Bruce Gilden, Martin Parr, and Alex Webb (who are still “seeing what is invisible to others,” as Robert Frank put it), along with an international group of emerging photographers whose individual biographies illuminate the stories behind their pictures of New York, Tokyo, Delhi, or Dakar. Four thought-provoking essays and a global conversation between leading street photographers explore the compelling and often controversial issues in the genre. A select bibliography and a resource section for aspiring street photographers complete the book.

Magnum Archive
A Year in Photography

This generously illustrated book for lovers of photography includes 365 images from the greatest photojournalists of today and yesterday. Founded by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Magnum Photos is an iconic international photographic cooperative whose members have captured the major historical events of their times, as well as private and intimate moments. A year's worth of these images is offered in this beautiful book that features full page reproductions organized to reflect what Cartier-Bresson himself declared a community of thought, a shared human quality, a curiosity about what is going on in the world, a respect for what is going on and a desire to transcribe it visually.

Magazine [#7] Treasures

You can find even more exciting, inspiring and worth reading articles on the topic of “Treasures” in our new magazine #7.

 

 

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