Stop the Presses

Author(s): Russell McPhedran; Norm Tasker (By (photographer))


The second half of the 20th Century was the golden age of press photography. News photographerswould go out into the field with their trust camera and a handful of film with the voice of theirnewspaper editors ringing in their ears. 'Get the shot!' Whether is was a world wide sporting event, afilm premier attended by a host of celebrities, a royal tour or perhaps an unfolding disaster, the rightphoto was worth more than a thousand words . it made the story and had the potential of beingpublished right around the world.Russell McPhedran made his career by capturing that right shot at the right time.'Stop the Presses! Russell McPhedran's Golden Years of Press Photography' showcases his mostfamous images in a remarkable career the 1968 Buckingham's department store fire that wonawards and made his career; coverage of the 1972 Munich Olympics terrorist attacks; the life andtimes of Princess Margaret, the forgotten Royal; and a host of sporting stars and entertainment


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  • : 9781742573144
  • : New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited
  • : New Holland (Australia)
  • : 1.157
  • : August 2018
  • : books

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  • : Russell McPhedran; Norm Tasker (By (photographer))
  • : 208