NY Through the Lens

NY Through the Lens

by Vivienne Gucwa


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NY Through the Lens by Vivienne Gucwa

Street photographers will never tire of New York as a subject. It is the perfect setting for the genre, the world's most evocative cityscape, against which candid, memorable moments play themselves out every day.

Nearly a decade ago, Vivienne Gucwa began walking the streets of the city with the only camera she could afford a sub-$100 point-and-shoot and started taking pictures. Choosing a direction and going as far as her feet would take her, she noticed lines, forms and structures that had previously gone unnoticed but which resonated, embodying a sense of home.

Having limited equipment forced her to learn about light, composition and colour, and her burgeoning talent won her blog millions of readers and wide recognition in the photographic community.

NY Through the Lens showcases the stunning results of her ongoing quest. Filled with spectacular photographs and illuminated by Vivienne's own insightful commentary, NY Through the Lens acts as a beautiful travel guide to the city; it will be a must-read for her many fans and for any lover of street photography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440339585
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 11/24/2014
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 786,894
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Vivienne Gucwa is a photographer and writer who resides in New York City. A major focus of her photography and writing revolves around distilling the essence of cityscapes and landscapes into distinctive remnants that resonate universally. Her work has been published in a variety of publications online; in print; on album and book covers; and on television. She enjoys connecting on a regular basis with her online audience of 2.5 million people that spans across social media and her blogs.

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NY Through the Lens 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
CityBuff More than 1 year ago
Cinematic, gorgeous. Essential for any library.
SantoshV More than 1 year ago
Enjoyable collection. This is more than just a coffee table book with beautiful photos. Got this as a gift and couldn't be happier. It's a magical take on the Big Apple.
NewYorkLove More than 1 year ago
Loving this collection of dreamy city photos. The photography transcends and goes beyond typical New York City photography with many candid street scenes and a beautiful journey through the city during the seasons. There is a wonderful history chapter that delves into parts of New York City that have long since vanished. This is a great coffee table book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great nostalgic compendium of photos and writing highlighting New York City at its best. One of the best sections of the book is the winter snow section. The photographer has a dreamy take on snowy night in the city that inspires.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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