For the general reader it is a classic collection of news photographs fascinating in their own right. For the professional and the student it remains an unrivalled study of photo-journalism, a complete analysis of how photographs are taken, selected and edited for newspapers and magazines. As the former editor of the SUNDAY TIMES and THE TIMES, Harold Evans is uniquely qualified to take the reader behind the images that the press provide. Many celebrated photographers were interviewed for the book, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Snowdon, Bert Hardy, Bill Brandt, Don McCullin, and Eugene Smith. Many more have acclaimed it - including Helmut Newton, Richard Avedon and Arnold Newman.
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Sir Harold Matthew Evans is a British-born journalist and writer who was editor of The Sunday Times from 1967 to 1981. He has written various books on history and journalism, including Essential English. Since 2001, Evans has served as editor-at-large of The Week Magazine and since 2005, he has been a contributor to the Guardian and BBC Radio 4. He lives in New York with his wife and childen.
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Book Description Henry Holt & Company, Inc., 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110030131316