American Photography 25

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” American Photography celebrates itsquarter-century anniversary with this selection of the best picturesfrom 2008, chosen by a distinguished jury headed by Kathy Ryan,Photography Director at The New York Times Magazine. From over10,000 images submitted by 1,200 photographers, agencies, magazines andpublishers, just 354 made the final cut. The winners include shotsproduced for Interview, GQ, Newsweek, Vanity Fairand many others. Opening with Fiona Aboud’s snap of the first baby bornthe night Barack Obama was elected president, the book also sportsdazzling images from the summer Olympic Games in Beijing. Celebrityculture is represented by a string of candid portraits including DanWinters’ series of past New York newsmakersÂ?commissioned for New York Magazine’s fortieth anniversary issueÂ?and Annie Leibowitz’s topless study of Miley Cyrus for Vanity Fair.Photojournalism is represented by Tim Hetherington, Seamus Murphy,James Nachtwey and others taking a look at war, global warming, humanrights issues and economic crisis.  ISBN: 9781886212329 FORMAT: Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 416 pgs / 354 color. PUBLISHER: Amilus Inc. PUBLICATION DATE: 2/28/2010 AddThis Button END “