A Summer's Day

A Summer's Day

by Joel Meyerowitz

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Library Journal - Library Journal
In this collection of color photographs made between 1977 and 1983, we progress through the day, with exposures made at first light, in late morning, afternoon dusk, and last light, until we close on a nearly black scene. Every adult's favorite summer memory is echoed here. Some of the portraits are unforgettable. Meyerowitz's purposeful use of color has been seen before in his strange and delightful Wild Flowers (1983), and in Cape Light (1978), which seems to have planted the seeds for the present book. With the detail-rendering capability of his 8 x 10 inch Deardorff, Meyerowitz has distilled the essence of summer out of what might pass as ordinary moments. His uninhibited and childlike yet polished essay shows him to be a skilled descriptive writer as well. The 65 full-page reproductions offer a fine example of the state of the art of color printing. Kathleen Collins, Library of Congress

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