Photo Books and Great Masters of Photography


Learning from the great masters: the growth and formation of a photographer is based also on the analysis and contemplation of the great masterpieces of the past. Below is a list of some collections of works by artists who have literally made the History of world photography. For each book there is a quick review, in addition to the link to Amazon’s store.

by R. Koch

An unmissable anthology of milestones of photography and the most influential photographers in the world. Divided into 12 categories (portraits, still life, travel, sports, war, fashion, etc.), it has next to each picture a brief biography of the author.

The Iconic Photographsby Steve McCurry

The collection of the best photos of one of the greatest masters of photography worldwide of all times. The book includes about 30 years of the most important and influential works of this great author.

Henri Cartier-Bresson
by Clément Chéroux

Taken from the retrospective organized by the Centre Pompidou in Paris ten years after the death of Cartier-Bresson, this book contains over 500 photographs, drawings, paintings, films and documents of the great French photographer, widely considered a pioneer of photojournalism, as to be nicknamed “eye of the century”.

Moments in History
by Margaret Bourke-White

An extraordinary collection of works by Margaret Bourke-White, the legendary American photographer, first female war correspondent and the first foreign photographer to be allowed to take pictures in the Soviet Union. In this book there are pictures from the great evocative power, as well as documentation of some of the greatest moments in European history of the twentieth century.

Helmut Newton
by Heller/Heinmann

Raccolta di immagini del più famoso ed influente fotografo di moda del XX secolo, che ha contraddistinto la sua opera anche per i celebri studi sul nudo femminile.

Go back to the list of sources or explore other related pages:

Books about Basic Techniques of Photography

Books about Advanced Techniques of Photography

Books about Post-Production Softwares

Links About Digital Photography

Links About Microstock

Web Sources for Microstockers

Software for Microstockers

Apps for Microstockers

Apps for Digital Photography

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