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Dawoud Bey on Photographing People and Communities

7½ x 10 in. (19 x 25.4 cm) 128 pages 70 four-color and duotone images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-337-3 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95 October 2017 Limited-edition print available

The Photography Workshop Series Photographs and text by Dawoud Bey

• The wisdom of an inspiring photographer and teacher, now available in book form • Teaches readers how to make more meaningful and expressive portraits • The latest title in the best-selling Aperture Photography Workshop series

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In this book, Dawoud Bey—well-known for his striking portraits that reflect both the individual and their larger community—offers his insight into creating meaningful and beautiful portraits that capture the subject and speak to something more universal. Through images and words, he shares his own creative process and discusses a wide range of issues, from lighting and location to establishing relationships with subjects, and practical strategies for starting a larger portraiture project. Dawoud Bey is professor of photography at Columbia College Chicago. His work has been exhibited worldwide at such institutions as Los Angeles County Museum of Art; National Portrait Gallery, London; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others. His book Class Pictures was published by Aperture in 2007.

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Spring 2017 Catalogue