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Photographs from the Edge of Reality: True Stories About Shooting on Location, Surviving, and Learning Along the Way
     

Photographs from the Edge of Reality: True Stories About Shooting on Location, Surviving, and Learning Along the Way

by John Harrington
 

ISBN-10: 143545782X

ISBN-13: 9781435457829

Pub. Date: 10/19/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Using images taken while on location around the world, photographer John Harrington takes you through the logistics, stories, and behind-thescenes problem solving involved in some of his assignments over the last 20 years. Examining the artistic and business sides of being a photographer, each image and story illustrates concrete solutions you can employ in your

Overview

Using images taken while on location around the world, photographer John Harrington takes you through the logistics, stories, and behind-thescenes problem solving involved in some of his assignments over the last 20 years. Examining the artistic and business sides of being a photographer, each image and story illustrates concrete solutions you can employ in your own assignments. From a sleep-deprived overnight journey to Warsaw, Poland, fraught with language barriers and demanding border guards, to a Fourth of July celebration in the company of the Mexican ambassador and Ben Vereen, John's unbelievable stories tell the tale of what happened along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435457829
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/19/2010
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Ascending to an Historic Summit: Bush and Gorbachev. 3. Pool Spray in the Oval. 4. Lean Green Entertaining Machine. 5. Harrier Jet Liftoff: No Time for Indecision. 6. Don't Let the Fear of Striking Out Get in Your Way. 7. Ice Cream Social with Obama. 8. Donny Osmond, Snoop Dogg, Weird Al, and Coolio…Oh My!. 9. Three Locations, 45 Minutes…No Problem!. 10. Rolling Stones: Shooting the Voodoo Lounge Kickoff. 11. An Excursion to Cuba. 12. National Geographic and the White House. 13. The Blizzard of 2010. 14. It's All About the Drinks. 15. From New Orleans to Crawford for a Pool Date with the President . 16. January 20th: A Truly Washington Moment. 17. Obama's Inaugural Walk. 18. Smithsonian Books. 19. In the Studio with Sam Abell. 20. Aretha Lets Loose. 21. Atop the Golden Gate Bridge. 22. John Lewis: Three Minutes or Less. 23. Pomp and Circumstance at the White House. 24. Air to Air over a Frigid Washington. 25. Europe on a Shoestring. 26. Live 8: Hallelujah! The Reverend. 27. Al Sharpton Delivers Destiny. 28. Fireworks at Iwo Jima. 29. The Captain's Jersey Retirement. 30. Danica Patrick and the 2040 Softbox. 31. Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill: Head to Head. 32. Plant-The Pure Professional. 33. Vanity Press Corps. 34. September 11, 2001. 35. Seal Wins Approval from Ambassadors to Bullfighters. 36. Nelson Mandela: Dignity with Disability. 37. Keeping Cool in New Orleans. 38. The 9/11 United We Stand Concert. 39. Ten Seconds with the President . 40. Kristin Davis: Dogs and the City. 41. A Presidential Debate and an Exercise in Diplomacy. 42. Stevie Wonder: Portrait Composite. 43. Arlington Cemetery: Grieving Mothers. Index.

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