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Wiley Scoops Photographic Books Award 2012 - Wiley has won the Photographic Books Art/Architechture Monographs category for 'Power and Movement', a book about Britain's paralympic athletes..
Wiley, an official publisher of London 2012, is delighted to have been announced as winner of the Photographic Books: Art/Architecture Monographs category at the British Book Design and Production Awards 2012 for its publication, Power and Movement by Richard Booth.
Part of the Olympic series of books published by Wiley, Power and Movement is a collection of striking and original photographs showing the expertise and power of Paralympic athletes, by one of the UK's most talented photographers.
Acclaimed photographer Richard Booth spent six months meeting the athletes, understanding their unique, inspirational stories and capturing their skill and fitness. Redefining traditional perceptions of disability, fitness and power, Richard’s collection of images celebrates Paralympic athletes preparing for the challenge of London 2012. Power and Movement contains over 175 photographs of athletes across 20 Paralympic disciplines including athletics, aquatics, equestrian, combat sports and team sports.
The book, which was designed by Briony Hartley of Goldust Design, is a glorious celebration of Britain’s Paralympic athletes and – as a piece of sporting history - is set to become a keepsake of for generations to come.
Visit the Wiley website for more information.