Roger Deakins - Byways (Signed)

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Roger Deakins - Byways (Signed)

Tremendous 1st monograph by legendary Oscar winning director, Roger Deakins, which displays his incredible talent for black & white photography through his brilliant observations.

Signed 1st edition (3rd printing) published by Damiani, 2021
Format: Hardback
Pages: 160
Condition: Very Good.

"This is the first monograph by the legendary Oscar-winning cinematographer Sir Roger Deakins, best known for his collaborations with directors such as the Coen brothers, Sam Mendes and Denis Villeneuve. It includes previously unpublished black-and-white photographs spanning five decades, from 1971 to the present. After graduating from college Deakins spent a year photographing life in rural North Devon, in South West England, on a commission for the Beaford Arts Centre; these images are gathered here for the first time and attest to a keenly ironic English sensibility, also documenting a vanished postwar Britain. A second suite of images expresses Deakins’ love of the seaside. Traveling for his cinematic work has allowed Deakins to photograph landscapes all over the world; in this third group of images, that same irony remains evident."