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By Kazem Hakimi, James Attlee

ISBN-10: 1859642160

ISBN-13: 9781859642160

ISBN-10: 1859642454

ISBN-13: 9781859642450

Via his use of traditional black-and-white movie and a trust sturdy photo is the results of continuously looking at to foretell the correct second, Kazem Hakimi’s paintings harks instantly again to the photojournalism of Cartier-Bresson and people early Magnum photographers who have been capable of catch moments that superficially contained not anything, yet which whilst published onto photographic paper grew to become iconic photos. With the USA and Iran once more squaring as much as one another within the Persian Gulf and the activities of firebrand president Ahmadinejad by no means faraway from the scoop, an eye fixed for Iran presents a welcome chance to view photographs that express the human facet of a country we're being resulted in mistrust. right here and there an individual spies the lens because the shutter opens, however the go with the flow of Iranian society is stuck within the postures of the typical: human faces within the streets, enjoyable within the parks, the glimpse of fashion designer outfits below a chador, delight in a bike, a tender couple having fun with a video game of chess… all through, Hakimi indicates how good he knows the ideas of conventional photojournalism: he continues to be either current yet nonetheless invisible to the folk within the scenes his lens has captured. the result's a charming booklet that might attract all these wishing to realize an perception into existence during this specific and engaging nation.

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Roadside herbalist, outskirts of Isfahan 11. The banner maker, Mashad bazaar 12. Shoe seller, outskirts of Isfahan 13. Clothes stall, Shiraz bazaar 14. Perfume seller, Shiraz 15. A fistful of rials, Isfahan 16. Street trader, Mashad 17. Carrot washing, outskirts of Isfahan 18. Herb picking, Atashgah, Isfahan 19. Palm reading, outskirts of Isfahan 20. Candle seller, Isfahan 21. Carpet sweeper, Mashad 22. Picnicking on the banks of the Zayandeh River, Isfahan 23. Picnic kip, Isfahan 24. Chess in the park, Isfahan 25.

Shoe seller, outskirts of Isfahan 13. Clothes stall, Shiraz bazaar 14. Perfume seller, Shiraz 15. A fistful of rials, Isfahan 16. Street trader, Mashad 17. Carrot washing, outskirts of Isfahan 18. Herb picking, Atashgah, Isfahan 19. Palm reading, outskirts of Isfahan 20. Candle seller, Isfahan 21. Carpet sweeper, Mashad 22. Picnicking on the banks of the Zayandeh River, Isfahan 23. Picnic kip, Isfahan 24. Chess in the park, Isfahan 25.

Picnicking on the banks of the Zayandeh River, Isfahan 23. Picnic kip, Isfahan 24. Chess in the park, Isfahan 25.

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