Bookshelf


Of all the gear a photographer can accumulate over their artistic career, none is more
important than a sharp vision. Upgrading to the best lens in the world won’t do a
lick of good if they have no vision. If you believe in the "http://petapixel.com/2013/03/13/the-helsinki-bus-station-theory-finding-your-own-vision-in-photography/">
Helsinki Bus Station Theory, time spent learning and understanding the work of other
photographers is an important step in developing your own style. The best way to nourish
those ideas is with a good photo book collection. Here is a list of what I currently
own.

Individual Artists

  1. Arndt, Tom – Home: Tom Arndt’s
    Minnesota
    – First Edition (2009)
  2. Brandenburg, Jim – Chased By The
    Light
    – First Edition (1998)
  3. Brassaï – Paris
    (2008)
  4. Cohen, Mark – Grim Street First Edition
    (2005)
  5. Cohen, Mark – True Color
    First Edition (2007)
  6. Crewdson, Gregory – Twilight
    (2002)
  7. Cronin, Daniel – The Gathering of the
    Juggalos
    – (2013)
  8. diCorcia, Philip-Lorca – Eleven
    (2011)
  9. Eisenstaedt, Alfred – "https://www.kpraslowicz.com/to/amzn-eisenstaedt-eisenstaedt-eisenstaedt">Eisenstaedt on Eisenstaedt
    First Edition (1985)
  10. Faust, Chris – Nocturnes – First
    Edition (2007) [ "https://www.kpraslowicz.com/2010/01/03/chris-faust-nocturnes">Review]
  11. Frank, Robert – The Americans – Steidl (2008)
  12. Lartigue, Jaques Henry – Album Of A
    Century
    – First Edition (2003)
  13. Link, O. Winston – The Last Steam Railroad in
    America
    – (2001)
  14. Mann, Sally – Immediate
    Family
  15. Meyerowitz, Joel – St. Louis & The
    Arch
    – First Edition (1980)
  16. Misrach, Richard – 1991 – The Oakland-Berkeley
    Fire Aftermath
    – (2011)
  17. Norling, Irwin – Suburban World: The Norling
    Photographs
    – (2008)
  18. Parr, Martin – The Last Resort
    – (2009)
  19. Parr, Martin – Small
    World
    – (2007) [Review]
  20. Shore, Stephen – Uncommon Places
    – (2004)
  21. Sternfeld, Joel – American
    Prospects
    – First Edition (1997), Fourth Edition (2012)
  22. Sternfeld, Joel – Stranger
    Passing
    – First Edition (2001)
  23. Szarkowski, John – The Face of
    Minnesota
    – First Edition (1958)
  24. Weegee – Unknown Weegee
    First Edition (2006)
  25. Winogrand, Garry – Figments From The Real
    World
    – Second Edition (2003) [ "https://www.kpraslowicz.com/2009/09/04/winogrand-figments-from-the-real-world">Review]
  26. Winogrand, Garry – Stock Photographs.
    The Fort Worth Fat Stock Show and Rodeo
    – (1980)
  27. Witkin, Joel-Peter – 55
    (2001)

Compilations

  1. Anonymous. Enigmatic Images From Unknown
    Photographers
    (2005)
  2. The Art and Technique of Color Photography (1951)
  3. The Best of LIFE (1973)
  4. Bystander: A History of Street Photography (2001)
  5. Century
    (1999)
  6. The Complete Book Of Press Photography – NPPA (1950)
  7. The Face in the Lens. Anonymous
    Photographs
    (2009)
  8. The Family of Man (1955)
  9. Flash! The Associated Press Covers the World
    (1998)
  10. In Focus. National Geographic Greatest
    Portraits
    (2010)
  11. Magnum Magnum – Second Edition
    (2008)
  12. New York Noir: Crime Photos from the Daily News
    Archive
    (1999)
  13. Press Photography. Minnesota Since
    1930
    (1977)
  14. Strange Days Dangerous Nights: Photos From the
    Speed Graphic Era
    (2004)
  15. Street Photography Now
    (2010)
  16. U.S. Camera (1943) [ "https://www.kpraslowicz.com/2012/06/17/u-s-camera-1943">Review]
  17. U.S. Camera (1947)
  18. U.S. Camera (1949)
  19. U.S. Camera (1952) [ "https://www.kpraslowicz.com/2015/08/02/us-camera-annual-1952">Review]
  20. U.S. Camera (1954)