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Formula One Through Lens Three Decades of Motorsport Photography ,snowdon ,new

  • SKU : 33953
  • Author: Snowdon, Nigel
  • Format: Hardback
  • Condition: New Old Stock
  • Pages: 160
  • Published: 1998

$66.00

With a subtitle of Four Decades of Motor Sport Photography, this book provides a wonderful pictorial review of the Formula 1 circus, as presented to the cameras of this world-famous husband and wife photographic team. As well as a portfolio of stunning action shots, this book provides an intimate glimpse behind the scenes, showing the human side of the sport. There are reminders of the tragedy that has so often overshadowed the glamor and excitement of Formula 1 racing, together with glimpses of the humorous moments that relieve the tension of a Grand Prix weekend. A gallery of outstanding portraits is complemented by a collection of moody photos of the leading drivers preparing for action. Accompanied by authoritative captions by Steve Small incorporating Nigel’s own reflections on his work, and luxuriously reproduced in duotone, the photographs offer a rich distillation of motor sport history that will delight enthusiasts whatever their generation. Formula One Through the Lens brings together a wide selection of Nigel’s superb black and white photographs to create an evocative album, reflecting the momentous changes that have transformed Grand Prix racing during the last four decades.

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With a subtitle of Four Decades of Motor Sport Photography, this book provides a wonderful pictorial review of the Formula 1 circus, as presented to the cameras of this world-famous husband and wife photographic team. As well as a portfolio of stunning action shots, this book provides an intimate glimpse behind the scenes, showing the human side of the sport. There are reminders of the tragedy that has so often overshadowed the glamor and excitement of Formula 1 racing, together with glimpses of the humorous moments that relieve the tension of a Grand Prix weekend. A gallery of outstanding portraits is complemented by a collection of moody photos of the leading drivers preparing for action. Accompanied by authoritative captions by Steve Small incorporating Nigel's own reflections on his work, and luxuriously reproduced in duotone, the photographs offer a rich distillation of motor sport history that will delight enthusiasts whatever their generation. Formula One Through the Lens brings together a wide selection of Nigel's superb black and white photographs to create an evocative album, reflecting the momentous changes that have transformed Grand Prix racing during the last four decades.