Perfect Evenings photo book
Barney’s latest book, Perfect Evenings: The joy of long exposures, is now available.
Completing the long exposure work first published in his Night Visions (and in the same format), this is a new sequence of luminous landscapes from the North and South Islands. Taken by twilight, moonlight, street light and starlight, the images are colourful, highly textured and often surreal. Be enchanted, edified and entertained!
Perfect Evenings aims to instruct as well as to inspire, and an introduction covers topics such as the advantages of twilight, the full colour of moonlight, the role of celestial mechanics and opportunities offered by the passage of time. A technical section has useful advice; notes on selected photos are also provided. Although this only scratches the surface, the information is not readily available in a New Zealand context.
Perfect Evenings is the first New Zealand exposition on long exposure photography, now a popular pursuit overseas. A fresh take on the great NZ landscape, the book will appeal to lovers of landscape and students of design and colour, and have special interest for photographers keen to explore new avenues. Price: $40, post-free in NZ (RRP $50).
Order two copies for $75 all up, and enjoy an extra bonus: Night Visions, my first photo book, free.
Perfect Evenings is in softcovers; 21 x 27.7cm (landscape format);
92 pages; 75 images; 4,500 words. Edition of 100 copies only.
New Zealand orders – Payment by cheque, or direct credit:
B. M. Brewster 030703 – 0370438 – 000.
[Australian orders are in Australian dollars; $10 extra postage is required. A payment request will be sent from Paypal]
New book: Sample spread, pages 22-23
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