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“Photograph,” Ringo Starr’s new book, showcases Ringo, his friends, family and band mates. They’re snapshots of 1950s English life, of the fever of Beatlemania, of relaxed days with his wife and pals. “These are shots no one else could have,” says Starr.
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One full year before Madonna appeared on television for the first time and confidently declared to Dick Clark on “American Bandstand” that she was going to “rule the world,” photographer Richard Corman could have told you the same thing.
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At the age of 16, while most young people were learning to drive, Brad Elterman was begging his brother to loan him his camera so he could take pictures of legendary musicians and movie stars, such as Joan Jett, David Bowie, John Travolta and Brooke Shields – the list goes on.
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Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" portrait became a symbol of the Depression era. The influential photographer is the subject of a new book and documentary that include previously unpublished images and reveal the impact of her career.
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They wear their Afghanistan war stories proudly on their chests, across their arms and elsewhere. The tattoo imagery of a tightly knit military unit is the subject of a new book by war photographer Jan Grarup. For some soldiers, the tattoos are a living diary. They also provide a mechanism for emotional healing.
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Asked why he chose to move to rural Hebden Bridge from urban Manchester, England, as a young man in the 1970s, Martin Parr says it was because he “fancied the look of the place.” Despite the decline of the local mills and industry, it still yielded the novel charms of traditional town life.
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In his new photo book “Gasoline,” David Campany explores gas stations in the post-WWII era through old analogue photographs used in newspapers from 1944 to 1995. The glossy artifacts portray a raw vision of stories years past that can parallel our current problems: price increases, road congestion and a growing consciousness about pollution.
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Photographer Zed Nelson's “Love Me” is a collection of portraits from 17 countries on five continents. The people he photographed are all in pursuit of body improvement, a “new religion” that cultivates an obsession with the validity of appearance, he said.