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Coincidences
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Author:Sarah Moon
Publisher:Thames & Hudson
ISBN:0-500-54250-3

I always remember being fascinated by Sarah Moons soft and low contrast photography from a portfolio in Creative Photography magazine back in the 80s, so I awaited this new arrival with excitement. The first edition is hardback and a typically heavy coffee table style art book. It has 193 photographs each full page and just one page intro from Sarah and a couple of conversations splitting up the images. The images are split into chapters with no explanation of the relevance or titles; one chapter is colour, I assume the others are based on periods of Sarahs photography. Most of the photos have a subtle sepia tone and the classic Polaroid edge effects. You either love or hate this type of photography, occasional solarised tones, absence of contrast, often extremely blurred. Some would say the photos are only worthy of a bin others would look in fascination at the dreamlike qualities. I have to say my expectations for this book havn't been met by the content. It doesn't have quite that same beauty I recall from seeing Sarah's work many years ago. Still, it's beautifully produced and well worth a look

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