Synopses & Reviews
The World's Top Photographers is a series of "greatest hits" books, showcasing the world's top practitioners in a given genre. After the hugely successful Wildlife and Landscape, comes Portraits. Other proposed titles in the series, include: Sports, Photojournalism, and Fashion Portraits will appeal both to the professional and to the amateur photographer who wishes to learn from the best in the field, as well as to celebrity buffs and glossy coffee-table literature junkies. From celebrities, models, actors, and politicians, to the so-called "ordinary" people. Portraits presents a stunning collection of photography. The book features the work of such eminent practitioners as Herb Ritts, Patrick Lichfield, Lord Snowdon, Richard Avedon, Annie Liebowitz, Irving Penn, Terry Richardson, David la Chapelle, Anton Corbin, and Nick Knight*, with their personal anecdotes, professional tips, and secrets.