Tom Blachford’s “Midnight Modern” From PowerHouse Books

The Palm Springs modernist architecture photo series in hardcover form

Since our introduction to a new body of work from Melbourne-base photographer Tom Blachford in 2015, we’ve been graced with new announcements in his acclaimed “Midnight Modern” series every year. Taken by the beauty of Palm Springs, CA and propelled by a desire to capture it in a way not yet seen, Blachford ventured out at night—with patience. The resulting series of images honors the …

Photographer Jessica Yatrofsky’s “I Heart Girl”

A book exploring the dynamic concept of feminine beauty via intimate portraits

For a portrait photographer, mastering the finer points of three-point lighting is as important as bringing out the best in your subjects. Brooklyn-based multimedia artist and photographer Jessica Yatrofsky has clearly excelled in both; constructing a stylistic and emotive narrative that draws the viewer into the being of each subject. In her upcoming book “I Heart Girl”—out 12 May 2015 from Powerhouse Books—Yatrofsky challenges the …

Ormond Gigli’s “Girls in the Windows: And Other Stories”

An iconic photo, 40 years of work and the stories behind it all in this new powerHouse book

In 1960, photojournalist Ormond Gigli assembled 43 women, dressed them in refined, colorful garb and situated them in 41 windows across the facade of a building. Over 50 years later, the image born of that shoot stands as a triumph within art photography. The “Girls in the Windows” photograph was not an assignment; it was an idea that Gigli envisioned and executed and the history …