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Klemantaski : Master Motorsports Photographer - Paul Parker

Klemantaski

Master Motorsports Photographer

Hardcover Published: 1st March 2015
ISBN: 9780760346440
Number Of Pages: 272

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Klemantaski: Master Motorsports Photographer is the only book in print devoted to Louis Klemantaski's full body of work and includes hundreds of images, many of which have never been previously published, no racing or photography fan will want to miss this book!

See the golden age of racing through hundreds of famed motorsports photographer Louis Klemantaski's greatest images, including many that have never been previously published.The next best thing to attending a race in person is the opportunity to relive it through high-quality photography. Most images merely document the event--rare are those photographs that capture the event. These are the photos that fans turn to again and again. Louis Klemantaski inserted himself into the action - whether that meant standing just off-course in a corner, roaming the paddock and infield, or riding shotgun in a Mille Miglia race car.

In the process, he captured some of the most iconic images in motorsports, preserving these exciting events for all time.Louis Klemantaski is one of history's greatest motorsports photographers. The immediacy and excitement his images evoke are unsurpassed. He worked during what is often considered racing's golden era, that period immediately just prior to WWII through the early 1970s when the sport was still the province of passion and daring, before huge budgets and massive sponsorship forever changed its tenor. Klemantaski's subjects spanned road racing, Grand Prix, and F1 competition.

Klemantaski: Master Motorsports Photographer is the only book in print devoted to the photographer's full body of work. Hundreds of the best Klemantaski images have been collected to provide the only opportunity to own and enjoy his key work in a single volume. No racing or photography fan will want to miss this book!

About the Author

Paul Parker is a UK-based author specializing in historic motor racing and motorsport photography. He has published books with Haynes, Karl Ludvigsen, and Palawan Press. Paul also works regularly with top UK magazines including Octane, Classic and Sports Car, Autosport, and Motorsport.

The Klemantaski Collection consists of over 500,000 motor racing and related automotive photographs and is one of the largest and most varied libraries of its kind anywhere in the world. It includes all of the racing images taken by famed motorsports photographer Louis Klemantaski during his long and active career from 1936-1974. There are some 60,000 Klemantaski images in the Collection.

Industry Reviews

'if you want to study some of the most evocative images from what many consider to be the golden age of motorsport, you need look no further than this book.' Ferrari Magazine 'marvellous... a delight for motor racing fans' Vintage Sports Car Club Bulletin 'Few people have taken more or better motor racing photos than Louis Klemantaski... Superb' Classic Motoring

ISBN: 9780760346440
ISBN-10: 0760346445
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st March 2015
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 30.5 x 24.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 2.02