Photo Nomad : Edition en langue anglaise

Exploring the broad range of human nature from the softest notes of life to the crashing crescendos of war, legendary photographer David Douglas Duncan has captured some of the 20th century s truly iconic images In this breathtaking visual autobiography, Duncan s finest works speak volumes about his extraordinary career and the events he witnessed and recorded Shooting for National Geographic and many other publications, he covered a wide range of subjects that are shared in this book the South Pacific in World War II, North Korea, Palestine, Vietnam, Afghanistan, the treasures of the Kremlin, and the life and work of his close friend, Pablo Picasso Still exuberant in his eighth decade, David Douglas Duncan continues to work behind the lens, embracing and illuminating the human experience He designed Photo Nomad to be accessible to the widest possible audiencegeneral readers as well as photographers, art lovers, and history enthusiasts With nearly 500 pages and than 400 stunning images, it is a remarkably affordable treasure.
Photo Nomad Edition en langue anglaise Exploring the broad range of human nature from the softest notes of life to the crashing crescendos of war legendary photographer David Douglas Duncan has captured some of the th century s truly ic

  • Title: Photo Nomad : Edition en langue anglaise
  • Author: David-Douglas Duncan
  • ISBN: 3716513237
  • Page: 114
  • Format: reli
  • 1 thought on “Photo Nomad : Edition en langue anglaise”

    1. One of the photographic legends, David Douglas Duncan's work is simply amazing!Whether it's his black & white photos from war conflicts or depicting stories in colour in different parts of the world, his unique sense of observation and his ubiquity make him one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century.

    2. About ten years ago, when I was about 30, I kept running into this book called "Yankee Nomad" at used bookstores. It was a book published in 1966 and it contained some incredible photographs. I finally found a copy which was in perfect condition for a reasonable price and I bought it.And I actually found myself reading it from cover to cover. My initial attraction was based on my love of photography. But I soon discovered that the book appealed even more to my love of travel. David Douglas Dun [...]

    3. Photojournalism reached its peak in the years immediately following the Second World War. These were the years when Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, David Seymour, Ernst Haas and Werner Bischoff wandered the world taking photos for the Magnum Photo Agency. David Douglas Duncan was one of their contemporaries. Instead of taking photos for the more glamorous Magnum, he worked for Life Magazine. Interestingly, his reputation is not as great as the Magnum photographers. One has to wonder whe [...]

    4. Duncan was in the right place at the right time both in history and photographically. Duncan's words also show that he was a bit of a free spirit. I feel this allowed him to position himself for so many photo opportunities during his career. What a life!

    5. This is a top rate book for lovers of photography. David Douglas Duncan presents his life of photography in photos and few words and leads you through his evolution as a photographer.Some of the great moments in world history that he bore witness to are in this book. Things he saw that may never be seen again. I love to page though the book from time to time and enjoy the inspiration it provides. Thanks to this book, I purchased some of DDD's other works and read still more by borrowing them fro [...]

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