100 Photographs

Author: The Editors of TIME Magazine
Publisher: Time
ISBN: 1618931601
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Genre: History

Since its inception, TIME magazine has been synonymous not just with outstanding journalism, but also with outstanding photography. Now, to mark the 175th anniversary of photography and the birth of photojournalism, the Editors of TIME magazine are publishing this companion book to the groundbreaking digital celebration of photography that TIME.com will be mounting online, displaying the most influential photographs of all time. While they may not be the most famous or well-known photographs, each one is unique for the way in which it changed, influenced, or commemorated a particular world event. From the first sports photograph to ever win the Pulitzer Prize - that of Babe Ruth at Yankee Stadium to the photograph of Student Neda Agha-Soltan's death during Iran's 2009 election protests, each of the photographs in 100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time is significant in how it forever changed how we live, learn, communicate, and in many cases, view the world.

TIME 100 Photographs

Author: The Editors of TIME
Publisher: Time Inc. Books
ISBN: 9781618935083
Release Date: 2016-10-19
Genre: History

Since its inception, TIME magazine has been synonymous not just with outstanding journalism, but also with outstanding photography. Now, to mark the 175th anniversary of photography and the birth of photojournalism, the Editors of TIME magazine are publishing this companion book to the groundbreaking digital celebration of photography that TIME.com will be mounting online, displaying the most influential photographs of all time. While they may not be the most famous or well-known photographs, each one is unique for the way in which it changed, influenced, or commemorated a particular world event. From the first sports photograph to ever win the Pulitzer Prize - that of Babe Ruth at Yankee Stadium to the photograph of Student Neda Agha-Soltan's death during Iran's 2009 election protests, each of the photographs in 100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time is significant in how it forever changed how we live, learn, communicate, and in many cases, view the world.

TIME History s Greatest Images

Author: Kelly Knauer
Publisher: Time
ISBN: 1603201971
Release Date: 2012-10-16
Genre: Photography

Here is a book that indelibly captures the human pageant through the remarkable art of photojournalism. After all, we live in a visual age, when history is both made and experienced through photographs, from the flag raising at Iwo Jima to the thrill of the first footstep on the moon. Now TIME has gathered the most significant and influential photos in history in a magnificent volume that celebrates the art and craft of photojournalism: Great Images. Here are scientific breakthroughs, political upheavals and social revolutions, from the first photographs of an embryo in a human womb to the indelible images of America's Civil Rights movement. Here are sailors kissing nurses, a single man defying a Chinese tank, firefighters raising the American flag over the ruins of the World Trade Center. Based on a highly successful 2000 book, this new edition has been completely updated to add the most significant pictures of the last decade, from hanging chads ands the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

TIME The 100 Most Influential People of All Time

Author: Editors of TIME
Publisher: Time
ISBN: 1603209972
Release Date: 2012-07-10
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

In this mesmerizing book, TIME chronicles the fascinating lives and revolutionary times of history's 100 Most Infl uential People. Here are royals and revolutionaries, spiritual leaders and scientists, artists and explorers, philosophers and philanthropists. Here are heroes and villains, Christ and the Buddha, Galileo and Einstein, Joan of Arc and Alexander the Great, Aristotle and Jefferson. Here are the individuals whose lives shaped the destinies of millions and changed history in its flight.

The 100 Photographs That Changed the World

Author: Roberto Mottadelli
Publisher: White Star Publishers
ISBN: 8854410802
Release Date: 2016-10-20
Genre:

Great moments in history captured in 100 photographs! From the opening of King Tut s tomb to the Wright Brothers first flight, from the mushroom cloud made by the atomic bomb in Nagasaki to the first moon landing, these 100 pictures record some of history s most iconic moments. They remind us that photography not only chronicles major events around the world, but also serves as a means of raising awareness and changing public opinion. This expertly collated book, which includes detailed commentary on each image, is truly unmissable."

Photos That Changed the World

Author: Peter Stepan
Publisher:
ISBN: 3791382373
Release Date: 2016-08
Genre:

Now available in an updated and revised edition, Photos that Changed the World gathers together images of pivotal moments in world history in one stunning volume. In lavish two-page spreads, this book presents nearly one hundred of history's most memorable photographs -- from the Wright Brothers' first flight to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, from Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech to Nelson Mandela's release from prison, and from the inauguration of President Barack Obama to the Syrian refugee crisis. The volume features pictures from photography masters such as Lewis Hine, Dorothea Lange, Yousuf Karsh, Diane Arbus, and James Nachtwey, as well as iconic images from lesser-known and unknown photojournalists. Photos that Changed the World has been updated to include indelible images of the most significant recent events. Engaging essays accompany each photograph and tell the story behind each image.

TIME The 100 Most Influential People Who Never Lived

Author: Editors of Time Magazine
Publisher: Time
ISBN: 1618930710
Release Date: 2013-09-17
Genre: Social Science

We know them better than we know our friends: brilliant Sherlock Holmes; stingy Ebenezer Scrooge; the idealistic Don Quixote; the obsessed Captain Ahab. Hamlet is indecisive and world-weary; Romeo and Juliet are young, lusty and impulsive; Indiana Jones is dashing, learned and courageous. We speak of men with Oedipus Complexes or Peter Pan Syndromes. We know women who dream of being Cinderella-or Madame Bovary. We fear Orwell's Big Brother, Bram Stoker's Count Dracula and Dr. Frankenstein's Creature. And we marvel at odd couples: Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. D'Arcy; Huckleberry Finn and Jim; Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock; Humbert Humbert and Lolita. Yet all of these unforgettable icons-who have shaped civilization and embodied our deepest archetypes-are not human: they are fictional constructs, some created by great authors, others by long processes of folklore and myth. Now TIME has enlisted a host of brilliant authors to ponder the impact of these remarkable figures. Imagine Paul Ryan saluting Ayn Rand's heroic individualist, John Galt. Think David Sedaris sizing up the Marlboro Man, Gloria Steinem dressing down the Barbie doll, and Chris Rock ripping the reign of Jim Crow. Join TIME for a brisk, enlightening exploration of the almost-lives and almost-times of the most influential characters who never drew a breath.

National Geographic

Author: Leah Bendavid-Val
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426202911
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Photography

Photographs from the archives of "National Geographic" share an array of work reflecting the themes of the land, underwater, science, the United States, and the world--by some of the world's finest photographers.

The New York Times Magazine Photographs

Author: Kathy Ryan
Publisher: Aperture
ISBN: 1597111465
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Photography

Accompanied by behind-the-scenes perspectives by the many photographers, writers, other collaborators whose voices have been a part of "The New York Times Magazine" over the years, presents a portfolio of images organized in four sections: reportage, portraiture, style, and conceptual photography.

Life 100 Events That Shook Our World

Author: Editors of Life
Publisher: Life
ISBN: 1932994106
Release Date: 2005-09-20
Genre: History

A compilation of photographs that capture the most important events of the past century in a study of the key milestones and personalities of the modern world, ranging from two World Wars to the horrific events of September 11th.

Underwater Dogs Kids Edition

Author: Seth Casteel
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781472212535
Release Date: 2013-09-24
Genre: Humor

Dive right into this kids edition of Seth Casteel's amazing Underwater Dogs. With colorful photographs of the cutest canines chasing after their favourite toys and hilarious, joyful rhymes, this is a special treat for kids and adults alike.

LIFE 100 Photographs that Changed the World

Author: Editors of Life
Publisher: Life
ISBN: 1603201769
Release Date: 2011-08-09
Genre: Photography

Can a still image change the way people feel and act concerning the world they live in? It surely can, often has, and still does today. The power of pictures is celebrated in this portfolio of the most forceful still images of all time. Robert Capa's dispatches from the beach at Normandy and Joe Rosenthal's photographic report of Iwo Jima stirred a nation as in quite an opposite way did Eddie Adams' and Larry Burrows' searing imagery from Vietnam. LIFE thinks outside the box in this book: Did Marilyn Monroe's pinup change the world? Did Harry Benson's photography of the Beatles deplaning in New York in 1964 alter our cultural focus? The pictures in this book are sometimes beautiful, often striking, and undeniably powerful. On occasion, our arguments are provocative, even controversial. How does LIFE view 9/11? Abu Ghraib? The murders long ago in Mississippi so recently brought to justice? LIFE views these things, not in a political sense, but in the way pictures spoke the story. A fascinating volume, brought up to date.

Vanity Fair the portraits

Author: Graydon Carter
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: STANFORD:36105131665213
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Spanning the ninety-five-year history of Vanity Fair, a remarkable array of iconic portraits features three hundred full-color and black-and-white photographic images by such renowned photographers as Edward Steichen, Cecil Beaton, Annie Leibovitz, and Mario Testino of famed figures from the worlds of film, art, music, sports, business, and politics.

Frauen Auf B umen

Author: Jochen Raiß
Publisher: Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN: 3775741674
Release Date: 2016-06
Genre:

“You know, I don’t know how one can walk by a tree and not be happy at the sight of it?” writes Fyodor Dostoyevsky in The Idiot. Perhaps this sentence might explain the subject of women in trees that was so popular between the 1920s and ‘50s and has until now never before been assembled in a book. The enthusiastic collector Jochen Raiss discovered this motif during his flea market excursions. These photographs feature young women at dizzying heights who, at times, smile into the camera as if they were in love. The publication assembles the finds from this charming genre that Raiss compiled over a period of 25 years. Whether the women are cheerfully dangling their legs, casually nestling in the branch forks or athletically climbing to the treetop, each picture has its own story to tell.

TIME History s Greatest Events

Author: Kelly Knauer
Publisher: Time
ISBN: 1603201629
Release Date: 2010-10-12
Genre: History

Join the editors of TIME in a fast-paced journey through the adventures of man on Planet Earth in this richly illustrated volume, which explores history's most important turning points. Here are the great religions: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. Here are the great empires, from the vanished civilization of the Minoans on Crete to the glories of Classical Greece and Rome to the mysterious collapse of the Maya culture in Mexico. Here are the visionary scientists who altered our view of nature's laws: Newton and Darwin, Copernicus and Einstein. Here are the great conquerors,including Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan and Napoleon. And here are the great clashes between cultures, as Christian knights besiege Muslim citadels in the Crusades, a handful of Spanish conquistadors topple the empires of the Aztecs and Incas, and Japan attacks the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. The book is arranged chronologically, rapidly accelerating in pace as it reports the development of the technologies that define the modern world, from the coming of the railroad and the telegraph to the advent of photography, the cinema and television and culminating in the invention of the transistor and the boot-up of the World Wide Web. And it offers fresh perspectives on cultures too often overlooked, from the Golden Age of Islam to the voyages of Viking mariners to China's renascence under the Ming dynasty. Presented in a special oversized format, this beautifully illustrated volume also offers a sweeping panorama of man's greatest artistic achievements, from the cave paintings of Lascaux to marvelous medieval maps and on to the great paintings and sculptures of the Renaissance. As an illuminating guide to mankind's triumphs and sorrows, and as a gallery of human culture, science, art and architecture, it offers a dazzling and provocative encounter with the great turning points of history.