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Boyd, William

Summary: Discovering a passion for photography after being given a camera during World War I, young Amory Clay embarks on a search for life and artistic expression throughout subsequent decades before becoming one of the the first female war photographers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BOY

Summary: Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20x24 camera. For the next thirty-five years she captured the surfaces of those who visited her Massachusetts studio: families, Beat poets, rock stars, and Harvard notables.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC B

Rosenstock, Barb

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the documentary photographer describes the disability that inspired Lange's photography career and her efforts to raise awareness about the unseen victims of the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LAN

Summary: Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Grandson of legendary Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland, and trained by Irving Penn to become a photographer, Nicholas' life changed drastically upon meeting a Tibetan master, one of the teachers of the Dalai Lama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MON

Carter, Brooke

Summary: "In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Logan uses her camera to work through the grief of losing her mother."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC CAR

Summary: Photographers who have worked for National Geographic reflect on their art.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PHO

Summary: Profiles American photographer Dorothea Lange, who came to the the attention of the world with her photographs documenting the Great Depression, and achieved lasting fame in the post-War years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DOR

Summary: A portrait of the late photographer Francesca Woodman, told through the young artist's work (including experimental videos and journal entries) and remarkably candid interviews with her artist parents Betty and George (a ceramic sculptor and painter/photographer), who have continued their own artistic practices while watching Francesca's professional reputation eclipse their own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorber Films 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WOO

Bannos, Pamela

Summary: Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to be an inadvertent master of twentieth-century American street photography. Not long after, the news broke that Maier had recently died and had no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAIER, VIVIAN BAN

Brown, Sandra

Summary: Thinking she had included a hardened mercenary in her desperate mission to save nine children, Kerry Bishop is astonished to discover that Linc O'Neil is actually a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and that she is distracted by her growing attraction to him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRO

Gordon, Linda.

Summary: Dorothea Lange's photographs define how the American Depression is remembered; this evocative biography defines her creative struggles and enduring legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LANGE, DOROTHEA GOR

Hollihan, Kerrie Logan.

Summary: "The tremendous struggles women have faced as war correspondents and photojournalists A profile of 16 courageous women, Reporting Under Fire tells the story of journalists who risked their lives to bring back scoops from the front lines. Each woman--including Sigrid Schultz, who broadcast news via radio from Berlin on the eve of the Second World War; Margaret Bourke-White, who rode with General...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 HOL

Spencer, LaVyrle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SPE

Cox, Susan R.

Summary: When former party girl and society photographer Theophania Bogart flees to San Francisco to escape a high-profile family tragedy, a series of murders drags her unwillingly out of hiding. In no time at all she discovers she's been providing cover for a sophisticated smuggling operation, she starts to fall for an untrustworthy stranger, and she's knocked out, tied up and imprisoned. The police...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COX

Heaberlin, Julia

Summary: "An elderly man with dementia, once acquitted of a terrible murder and suspected in many others, is removed from his assisted-living facility by a woman he does not recognize--a woman who claims to be his long-lost daughter. She takes him on a road trip across Texas, searching for answers to her own burning questions. Following the paths of vanished women, she attempts to discover the truth...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HEA

Houellebecq, Michel.

Summary: Jed Martin, acclaimed photographer, emerges from a ten-year hiatus, with a new exhibition -- the exhibition guide is to be written by French novelist Michel Houellebecq -- a self-referential feature that plays with the format of the novel, which seeks to entertain as well as impress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Editions j'ai lu 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 468 HOU FRENCH

Mann, Sally

Summary: A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of the American South are revealed as almost genetically predetermined, written into her DNA by the family history that precedes her. Sorting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MANN MAN

Quintero, Isabel

Summary: A blending of photographs and illustrations trace the life and work of Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide, who embarked on a journey across Mexico and the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The J. Paul Getty Museum 2018

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Wiggs, Susan

Summary: An accomplished photographer, widow, and mother, Camille Palmer is content with the blessings she's enjoyed. When her aging father asks her to go with him to his native France, she has no idea that she's embarking on an adventure that will shake her complacency and utterly transform her.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WIG

Willis, Deborah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 770.8996 WIL

Summary: Robert Frank, now 91 years old, is among the most influential artists of the last half-century. His seminal volume, The Americans, published in 1958, records the Swiss-born photographer's candid reactions to peculiarly American versions of poverty and racism. Today it is a classic work that helped define the off-the-cuff, idiosyncratic elegance that are hallmarks of Frank's artistry.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DON

Aronson, Marc

Summary: Recounts the achievements of photojournalism pioneers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro as they captured the tragedies of the Spanish Civil War and documented the fight against Facism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 770 ARO

Boyd, William

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "When Amory Clay was born, in the decade before the Great War, her disappointed father gave her an androgynous name and announced the birth of a son. But this daughter was not one to let others define her; Amory became a woman who accepted no limits to what that could mean, and, from the time she picked up her first camera, one who would record her own version of events. Moving freely between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Geni, Abby.

Summary: "In The Lightkeepers, we follow Miranda, a nature photographer who travels to the Farallon Islands, an exotic and dangerous archipelago off the coast of California, for a one-year residency capturing the landscape. Her only companions are the scientists studying there, odd and quirky refugees from the mainland living in rustic conditions; they document the fish populations around the island,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN