American Photography 18
American Photography 18 presents the unforgettable first year of the 21st century as photographically interpreted, documented, and constructed by the best in the business. Taken as a whole, these 300 pictures--some familiar, others previously unpublished--demonstrate the ability of still images to capture the imagination as they uncover truths, create an air of mystery, and tell stories. This year's selection, chosen from thousands by a jury of publishing professionals, reveals both seasoned picture makers and talented newcomers performing creative leaps of all kinds in commercial and fine art photography. From images that iterate the human cost of conflict to pictures that capture the essence of place to portraits that parse the glamor of celebrity, this is the perfect resource on the best contemporary photographers. American Photography 18 portrays a year of innovation in a profession that consistently pushes the envelope of art, technology, and communication.