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Shoot What You Love: Tips and Tales from a Working Photographer

$40.00 Hardcover SEE Inside!

Written By:

Henry Horenstein

Published By:

Monacelli Pr, 11/22/2016

Product Details:

208 pages : 11.00 H x 1.00 D x 9.00 W inches 2.85 lbs.

The best professional advice Henry Horenstein ever received was to “shoot what you love.” He’s been doing that for more than four decades, capturing photographs that often richly evoke older cultures and places, especially ones that are disappearing: country musicians in Branson, horse racing at Saratoga Springs, nightlife in Buenos Aires, old highways, everywhere, fais-do-dos in Cajun Louisiana. Horenstein brings these images together in this rich visual memoir, along with behind-the-scenes stories, insights, and tips and suggestions for making better pictures. His photographs and engaging, often humorous stories chronicle a career that begins in the 1960s, when photography was a trade and even the greatest photographers were not considered to be artists. He amusingly recounts his early assignments. Using his family and friends as subjects for a book on drug abuse was not too much of a stretch, he says, and while shooting Dolly Parton for what would become the...
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