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Martin Parr: Beach Therapy

Martin Parr: Beach Therapy (Hardback, Limited Edition)

By Parr, Martin

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During his long career as a photographer, Martin Parr has always photographed on beaches, particularly in the UK. He has often used the beach as a laboratory to experiment with new cameras and techniques. So far example, when he changed from black and white to medium format colou...r in the early 80s his first major project was about New Brighton, a run down seaside resort near Liverpool. In recent months he has started exploring the beach with the aid of a telephoto lens. This lens is rarely used in the world of art and documentary photography so it is a challenge to find new ways of using it. Often this involves incorporating the vegetation on the perimeter with the beach as a backdrop, both in and out of focus. So over his long career he has tried everything from a close up macro lens, a medium format wide angled camera and finally this latest offering with the telephoto.
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ISBN 9788862086264
Released NZ 11 Apr 2019
Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Format Hardback, Limited Edition
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ISBN-13 9788862086264
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Imprint Damiani
Released 11 Apr 2019
Publication Country Italy Italy
Format Hardback, Limited Edition
Edition Limited Edition
Author(s) By Parr, Martin
Category Individual Photographers
Number of Pages 120
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 779.902
Weight 1,750g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Photography, Artistic, Beaches - Pictorial works
NBS Text Photography
ONIX Text General/trade