A Life in Photography 1968-2008
By (author) Joyce Tenneson
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Joyce Tenneson by Joyce Tenneson
Book DescriptionJoyce Tenneson is one of the leading photographers of her generation. Her work is published regularly in magazines worldwide, including Time, LIFE, Esquire, Newsweek, and The New York Times Magazine. She is the author of ten books, including the bestselling Wise Women. Through her workshops and lectures, Tenneson has made a tremendous impact on thousands of professional and amateur photographers. This is the first retrospective overview of Tenneson's thirty years in photography, showcasing her best work from the series Flower Portraits, Light Warriors, Illuminations, Wise Women, Amazing Men, and Intimacy, as well as unknown early photographs, self-portraits, and writings. Tenneson's portraits go beyond a surface recording of her subjects' likenesses. Her signature images -- studio portraits that wrap the sitter in an ethereal glow -- attempt to show the inner person behind the facade. "I want to allow others to reveal and celebrate aspects of themselves that are usually hidden," Tenneson has said. Joyce Tenneson: 30 Years in Photography will be an illuminating walk through the life and work of a unique talent in contemporary photography.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780316004084
(229mm x 279mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Little, Brown & Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joyce Tenneson
Shells, Hardback (November 2011)
Joyce Tenneson,s detailed photographic studies of luminous sea shells adrift on a velvet-soft background remind us that startling beauty exists even in the most ordinary places. These surprising images give us a unique window into these secret lives of the sea. Short selected quotes from literature illuminate these ethereal portraits.
Wise Women, Paperback (September 2002)
In ancient times older women were the keepers of primal mysteries and were revered for their special wisdom: today there is a feeling that our culture is reawakening to the power of our elders. Joyce Tenneson presents 80 portraits ofwomen aged 65 to 100, who comment on their experiences of ageing.
Light Warriors, Hardback (December 2000)
Joyce Tenneson's dramatic series of close-up portraits of women, taken with a Polaroid 20 x 24 inch camera, are imbued with a haunting and ethereal quality. The portraits are eerily illuminated, and represent a bold departure from her earlier work.
Illuminations, Hardback (February 1998)» View all books by Joyce Tenneson
In this volume, photographer Joyce Tenneson presents ethereal portraits of the human body, expanding on past themes, working increasingly with combined imagery, and creating multi-panel images which incorporate architectural and sculptural details. Her use of computerized imagery is also showcased.
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Author Biography - Joyce Tenneson
Joyce Tenneson's work has been shown in over 150 exhibitions worldwide, and has appeared on countless major magazine covers. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the International Center of Photography's Infinity Award, for best applied photography. She divides her time between Maine and New York City. Vicki Goldberg is one of photography's most beloved and respected critics. She is the author of The Power of Photography: How Photographs Changed Our Lives and Light Matters, a collection of essays. Goldberg writes on photography and the arts for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, American Photo, and other publications.
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