What are the best books about photography and photographers?

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    #1Eight Girls Taking Pictures

    Eight Girls Taking Pictures

    Eight Girls Taking Pictures is a historical fiction novel written by Whitney Otto. This historical fiction tells the story of eight famous female photographers of the twentieth century.

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    Janice Thomas
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Eight Girls Taking Pictures is a great piece of historical fiction and absolutely one of the best books about photography and photographers I've ever read. Characters are fascinating, the historical backdrop stunning in it's scope. Read it!"
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    #2The Race for Paris

    The Race for Paris

    The Race for Paris is a historical fiction written by Meg White Clayton. This historical fiction was published on August 11, 2015 by Harper. The Race for Paris was set on Normandy in 1944.

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    Ethan Hall
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "This book is written by New York Times bestselling author of The Wednesday Sisters Meg White Clayton. It's about a woman named Jane and her determination to be the first photographer to reach Paris with the Allies, and capture its freedom from the Nazis. I loved this book, and it was very thrilling!"
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    #3Sixty Lights

    Sixty Lights

    Sixty Lights is a historical fiction novel written by Gail Jones. This historical fiction novel was published on May 5, 2005 by Vintage. Sixty Lights follows the life of a girl named Lucy Strange.

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    Joshua Edwards
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "I found the book to be very captivating overall. I especially enjoyed the unusual setting of the book and the characters involved. I can strongly recommend this to people who enjoy photography themed books with intricate stories. "
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    #4A Flickering Light (Portraits of the Heart)

    A Flickering Light (Portraits of the Heart)

    A Flickering Light is a historical fiction novel written by Jane Kilpatrick. This historical fiction novel was published on April 14, 2009 by Waterbook Press.

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    Jose Gonzalez
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "A Flickering Light (Portraits of the Heart) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle."
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    #5L'Americain: A Photojournalist's Life

    L'Americain: A Photojournalist's Life

    L'Americain: A Photojournalist's Life is a fictional novel written by John Launois and Chirs Pan Launois. This fictional novel was published on October 15, 2013 by Prospecta Press.

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    Fiona Xie
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "I think this would be a good read. We don't get many opportunities to read about a Photojournalist life. He/he has probably seen and written very exciting experiences about life."
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    #6Moments Captured

    Moments Captured

    Moments Captured is a historical fiction novel written by Robert J. Seidman. This historical fiction novel was published on November 8, 2012 by The Overlook Press.

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    Donald Murphy
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "Loosely based on a the life of a world renowned photographer, this book not only captures the best of both worlds of fiction and reality, but gives insight into some of the origins of photography and the lifestyle of photographers."
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    #7Pictures of Hollis Woods

    Pictures of Hollis Woods

    Pictures of Hollis Woods is a fictional young adult novel written by Patricia Reilly Giff. This fictional young adult novel was published on May 1, 2004 by Scholastic.

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    Justin Woods
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "I have a fascination with books that feature stories of interesting protagonists. Pictures of Hollis Woods is a good book overall and I would suggest it to a young reader, I myself surprisingly enjoyed it and did not expect the story to develop as much as it did and have a nice uplifting message."
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    #8The Shadow Catcher

    The Shadow Catcher

    The Shadow Catcher is a historical fiction novel written by Marianne Wiggins. This historical fiction novel was published on June 5, 2007 by Simon & Schuster.

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    Timothy Moore
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "You don't really get a better cover about this topic than The Shadow Catcher. It's a perfect recommendation, and a truly entertaining book."
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    #9Caught In The Light

    Caught In The Light

    Caught In The Light is a fictional mystery/thriller novel written by Robert Goddard. This fictional mystery/thriller novel was published on March 16, 1999 by Corgi.

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    Robert Coleman
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "When i think about the target, i think about a book that teaches the art of photography or how to be a photographer. This is some weird fantasy crime story that fits none of that."
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    #10Evidence of Things Unseen

    Evidence of Things Unseen

    Evidence of Things Unseen is a historical fiction novel written by Marianne Wiggins. This historical fiction novel was published on June 2, 2004 by Simon Schuster.

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    Michael Richardson
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Photography is an interesting subject. Its focus is on the static capture of events. "Evidence of Things Unseen" is sure to act as a great primer novel for Photographers itching to jump into the profession!"

Summary

Best What are the best books about photography and photographers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Eight Girls Taking PicturesBooks 33 Paid
2The Race for ParisBooks 29 Paid
3Sixty LightsBooks 28 Paid
4A Flickering Light (Portraits of the Heart)Books 27 Paid
5L'Americain: A Photojournalist's LifeBooks 24 Paid
6Moments CapturedBooks 23 Paid
7Pictures of Hollis WoodsBooks 21 Paid
8The Shadow CatcherBooks 21 Paid
9Caught In The LightBooks 18 Paid
10Evidence of Things UnseenBooks 17 Paid
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