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    Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits: Stories and techniques from a photographer's photographer (Hardback) By (author) Gregory Heisler, Foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg

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    DescriptionIn this first-ever showcase of his work, Gregory Heisler, one of professional photography's most respected practitioners, shares 50 iconic portraits of celebrities, athletes and world leaders, along with fascinating, thoughtful, often humourous stories about how the images were made. From his famously controversial portrait of President George H.W. Bush (which led to the revocation of Heisler's White House clearance) to his evocative post-9/11 Time magazine cover of Rudolph Giuliani, to stunning portraits of Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Hillary Clinton, Michael Phelps, Muhammad Ali and many more, Heisler reveals the creative and technical processes that led to each frame. For Heisler's fans and all lovers of photography, Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits offers not only a gorgeous collection of portraits, but an engrossing look at the rarely seen art of a master photographer at work. It comes with a foreword by New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.


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    Title
    Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits
    Subtitle
    Stories and techniques from a photographer's photographer
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gregory Heisler, Foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 259 mm
    Height: 320 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 1,656 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780823085651
    ISBN 10: 0823085651
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AJCP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    BISAC V2.8: PHO016000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A06306400
    DC22: 770.92
    BISAC V2.8: PHO012000
    B&T Approval Code: A06284050
    BISAC V2.8: PHO018000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011020
    DC23: 779.2092
    LC classification: TR681.F3 H46 2013
    Thema V1.0: AGHF, AJT, AJCD
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes photographs
    Publisher
    Watson-Guptill Publications
    Imprint name
    Amphoto Books
    Publication date
    14 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Gregory Heisler has been described as having 'the eye of an artist, the mind of a scientist, and the heart of a journalist.' He has photographed more than seventy cover portraits for Time magazine, which reside in the The National Portrait Gallery.
    Review quote
    "There is no photographer alive I'd rather see a book from, period." --David Hobby (Strobist)