My Top Ten Photography Books #1

Updated: Jun 6

Here are my top 10 photography books in no particular order. These are my go to books and they are all well worth taking a look at. They cover a wide range of aspects of photography, and these are the books I find I keep going back to time and time again!

So take a look they may be just what you've been looking for?


Great For: An amazing Photographer




Title: Vivian Maier: Street Photographer

Author: John Maloof Publisher ‏ : ‎ Powerhouse Books; 1st edition (8 Dec. 2011)

Language ‏ : ‎ English

Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 128 pages

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1576875776

ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1576875773


Review: This book is mainly images and takes you through a selection of the photographs produced by this newly discovered street/social photographer. The plates are high quality and the images themselves are inspirational. this is a book you can pick up for 10 minutes and every time you will see something new.






Vivian Maier was a professional nanny, who from the 1950s until the 1990s took over 100,000 photographs worldwide - from France to New York City, to Chicago and dozens of other countries - and yet showed the results to no one. The photos are amazing both for the breadth of the work and for the high quality of the humorous, moving, beautiful, and raw images of all facets of city life in America's post-war golden age. It wasn't until realtor and amateur historian John Maloof stumbled upon a box of anonymous negatives that her work was revealed to critical acclaim.

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