First Snow of 2009

fistsnow2009-7392 Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens (Black)
Lens : Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Standard Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras

Book Recommendation:
The Contact Sheet
By Steve Crist
The Contact Sheet offers an insightful look into the most iconic photographs of our times, revealing the rarely seen contact sheets from the original photo sessions. This compilation book showcases some of the most seminal photographers of our time, from Andre Kertesz to Andre Serrano, this collection shows the depth and breadth of their photographic process.

When a famous photographer creates a noteworthy photograph, many images are taken before and after the moment are left unseen to anyone but the photographer himself. When the photographer creates an extraordinary or famous photograph, these unseen images take on even more importance. Examining the contact sheets from these original photographic sessions allows in depth insight into the subject matter, the photographic process, and often reveal a deeper story that has never been told. Over forty iconic photographs by world famous photographers are examined in detail in The Contact Sheet – complete with short interviews and background details on the sessions themselves. The Contact Sheet is a must have for any serious lover of fine photography.

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