This timely and visionary new book includes 137 Ans Westra photographs of the New Zealand landscape, with text contributions from Hone Tuwhare, Russel Norman, Brian Turner, David Eggleton and David Lange, who wrote a short piece for Ans as part of an unreaslied book project in 1987. Well known for her iconic black and white d... read more
Photographer Jenny O'Connor was born in 1952, the year that the highest number of births was recorded in New Zealand. She, and the women who feature in Visible, are part of the 'baby boom' generation, born in the post-war years between 1946 and 1964. In 2011, as Jenny headed toward her 60th birthday in 2012, she began reflect... read more
From a childhood in London orphanages to half a century in New Zealand photographing wine-makers and artists, children and kuia, Marti Friedlander has lived a rich life - one defined by the art of looking, seeing, capturing on film. In Self-Portrait, Marti tells her story for the first time. As unflinching and clear in prose ... read more
Beloved New Zealand photographer Marti Friedlander shares her life story in this remarkable book. A harsh start in English orphanages led later to marriage and emigration. Friedlander has documented life in New Zealand for over 50 years. Candid, arresting black-and-white portraits of well-known writers and artists, child... read more
Change in New Zealand society, seen in small towns throughout the North and South Islands, is the subject of Mary Macpherson's Old New World photographic book and touring exhibition. The in-depth study by Wellington-based photographer Mary Macpherson took seven years of travel around New Zealand to create. Lopdell House Galle... read more
Scott Schuman is back with a completely new collection of beautiful images of the men and women who have caught his attention. From its origins on the streets of New York, his much-loved blog remains a vivid and growing source of inspiration for readers everywhere. In The Sartorialist: Closer, Scott Schuman looks more de... read more
This second book (The Sartorialist came out in 2009) from iconic fashion photographer Scott Schuman collates photos from the streets of Paris, New York, Rio De Janeiro, Seoul, Barcelona and further afield. Schuman has the ability to make his subjects look like real people, unusual in the fashion photography world. For lovers ... read more
If a picture is worth a thousand words, this book is priceless. Geoff Dale's professional life has been spent capturing the moments that have defined our current events. His retrospective of news and sports in New Zealand over the past forty years provides a thoughtful, provocative and insightful collection of iconic images a... read more
The mystery of the body in motion. The surprise of seeing what seems impossible. And the pure, joyful optimism of it all. "Dancers Among Us" presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking - but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a res... read more
Ocean storms are the most overwhelming and intoxicating aspects of nature--a relentless force that's life itself, pure energy and movement. Through extreme photographs shot by an intrepid artist in dangerous conditions, this volume captures the power of the sea during a tempest, with sailors caught in its vortex, pitted again... read more
This title helps to master 10 genres of photography, with 20 top international photographers. Completely unique in its broad appeal, scope, and stunning photography; this will appeal to anyone interested in photography, whether beginner or advanced. Behind-the-scenes features introduce the work of 20 top international photogr... read more
DoP - November 20008, Auckland Gerar Toye, the Global Gypsy, shares his spontaneous imagery and insights from twenty years of being on the road.
Circuses provide surreal, fantastic entertainment. At times magical and at others chilling, the circus is a world of fantasy and spectacle for the viewer, but for the performer, a career in the circus often brings with it a nomadic, lonely life. In "Circus Girl", photographer Saibal Das captures beautiful and unusual images o... read more
This large-format art book features the transformative and moving works of contemporary artist and filmmaker Vincent Ward.
Filmmaker and artist Vincent Ward has a reputation for creating powerful, haunting and deeply affecting images. His films are widely acclaimed for their painterly aesthetic, the origins of which can... read more
Night photography of New Zealand scenes and landscapes, combined with pithy proverbs and quotes. Featuring rural and suburban settings from around the country, this is the first book of night photos to be published in NZ. As well as full colour moonlight, strong use is made of street lighting, car lights, torchlight and flash... read more
4th edition of this digital photography bestseller from Tom Ang. Renowned photographer and digital expert Tom Ang shows you how to master the essentials of digital photography with the updated, jargon-free "Digital Photography An Introduction". Discover all you need to know, from which camera to buy to how to manipulate your ... read more
One Planet is a celebration of great travel photography, and of the diversity and similarities within our world. Paired images encourage the appreciation of connections between people and places continents apart. Images each capture a moment in time - a moment that can be shared, or at least understood, around the globe.
Bird photographer extraordinaire Markus Varesvuo has picked his 100 favourite species, and in this sumptuous book they are illustrated using his stunning camerawork and shown as never seen before by readers. Markus has selected the very best images from the thousands he has taken over the decades, and in the accompanying text... read more
The vast terrain covering the Earth's southernmost surface - extending from the islands off the tip of Argentina to the underbelly of the Australian continent - is home to some of the planet's most awe-inspiring landscapes. In this book, two of the foremost experts on this exotic corner of the world disclose the intriguing an... read more
Jeff Brouws and Wendy Burton have been collecting American vernacular railway photographs for many years, poring through boxes of snapshots at train shows and enthusiasts' gatherings. Seeking out the unusual, the lyrical, the pastoral and the urban, they have assembled a collection that includes railway landscapes, locomotive... read more