Title: Art of the Corvette
Book Condition: New
Num Pages: 224 pages, 200 color. BIC Classification: AJC; WGCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 257 x 313 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1800. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780760346402
An artistic celebration of the Corvette, America's most iconic and best-loved sports car. Chevy's Corvette remains one of the most distinctive and beautiful American vehicles on the road today. With the launch of the 2014 Corvette Stingray, the seventh-generation model, Corvette fans young and old will be reminded why they love this vehicle in the first place. Featuring Corvettes from each generation, Art of the Corvette continues Motorbooks popular "Art of" series by celebrating the iconic Corvette through high-quality studio portraits by veteran car photographers Randy Leffingwell and Tom Loeser.
About the Author:
Randy Leffingwell wrote his first book, American Muscle, in 1989 while still on staff at the Los Angeles Times. Since then, he has authored another 47 titles for Motorbooks and its sister publisher Voyageur Press, including his most recent Complete Book of Porsche 911 and Corvette 60 Years. He has just finished Porsche 911: Fifty Years, a reexamination of the 911 story based on nearly two dozen new interviews. He lives in southern California, about 100 miles north of Los Angeles. Learn more about him on his website: www.rleffingwell.com.
Tom Loeser has been shooting cars since he was a child, not for money but because he loved them. His mentor was his father who took him on "lots" of shoots with him when he went photographing nature. Tom's working career has been varied, shooting for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, now known as CAL Fire, and photographing weddings. He went to Los Angeles Trade Technology College for photography for three years and followed that with two years at Platt College studying graphic design. That led to a job running "Z-Cube", a digital photo lab, from 1996 to early 1998. Then a Los Angeles-based trade show company hired him to design their booths and graphics, he was stolen away by a competitor to do the same job. In 2002, the Long Beach Grand Prix took him on as photographer and graphic designer and that continued a year until Northrup Grumman Corporation stole him to do photography, covering everything from grip-and-grins to stuff he cannot talk about. Tom kept his ties with the Grand Prix, returning as photographer and then chief photographer for race weekends through the present. He left Northrup in 2012 to begin a freelance career. Art of the Corvette is his first book.
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