Ferdinand Protzman

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Love
by Ferdinand Protzman
Publisher's Description
Universally desired and uniquely experienced, love finds expression in every land and culture. This enchanting new book celebrates the depth and diversity of love-at many moments in history, and at every human age-in an exquisite collection of photographs from National Geographic's famous archives and beyond. Each picture tells a tantalizing story and captures an intimate, unforgettable glimpse of love's many facets, from courtship to friendship to charity and more.
As life-affirming and surprising as its namesake, the book is a beautiful keepsake for lovers and a must-have for all who admire classic photography. Masters of the art, such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Elliott Erwitt, August Sander, Mary Ellen Mark, Eugene Richards, and William Allard, are among those who have traveled the globe to capture love's nuances. Showcasing evocative black-and-white portraits and gorgeous color images, 'Love' follows in the tradition of bestselling photography titles including 'Work, Through the Lens, In Focus,' and 'Wide Angle.'
More satisfying than candy and more affordable than a bouquet of flowers, Love is perfect for Valentine's Day, anniversaries, weddings, birthdays-and every occasion for gifts between those who love.
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Book Description
Universally desired and uniquely experienced, love finds expression in every land and culture. This enchanting new book celebrates the depth and diversity of love—at many moments in history, and at every human age—in an exquisite collection of photographs from National Geographic’s famous archives and beyond. Each picture tells a tantalizing story and captures an intimate, unforgettable glimpse of love’s many facets, from courtship to friendship to charity and more.

As life-affirming and surprising as its namesake, the book is a beautiful keepsake for lovers and a must-have for all who admire classic photography. Masters of the art, such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Elliott Erwitt, August Sander, Mary Ellen Mark, Eugene Richards, and William Allard, are among those who have traveled the globe to capture love’s nuances. Showcasing evocative black-and-white portraits and gorgeous color images, Love follows in the tradition of bestselling photography titles including Work, Through the Lens, In Focus, and Wide Angle.

More satisfying than candy and more affordable than a bouquet of flowers, Love is perfect for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, weddings, birthdays—and every occasion for gifts between those who love.

Look Inside Love

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Ole Miss fraternity party; Mississippi, 1986
(William Albert Allard, National Geographic)
Couple in Greenville, Mississippi, 1987
(William Albert Allard, National Geographic)
Gypsies; Bucharest, Romania, 1999
(Tomasz Tomaszewski, National Geographic)
Homecoming festivities at Jeb Stuart High School; Falls Church,Virginia, 1999
(Karen Kasmauski, National Geographic)

A family from Kosovo is reunited; Albania, 1999
(Tom Stoddart, Getty Images)
A May snowstorm; Kaivopuisto Park, Finland
(George Mobley, National Geographic)
Tourists admire a stuffed moose; Anchorage, Alaska
(Chris Johns, National Geographic)
Csango couple on their wedding day; Setetpataka, Romania
(Tomasz Tomaszewski, National Geographic)


ISBN: 142620115X
Publisher: National Geographic
Hardcover : 240 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 10.3 x 10.2 x 1 inches
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