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Discover incredible portrait photography in iconic book that celebrates rock 'n roll

Discover incredible portrait photography in iconic book that celebrates rock 'n roll
Discover more at www.blindsandshuttersbook.com (Image credit: Genesis Publications 2019)

If you love portrait photography, rock 'n roll, and beautifully-bound coffee table books, then you're in luck. Genesis Publications has announced a special anniversary release of 'Blinds & Shutters', a cult classic that tells the story of the Sixties through a series of portraits of some of the decade's most iconic musicians and artists.

Featuring over 600 incredible photos and a 30,000 word text from 93 legendary contributors, 'Blinds & Shutters' is a unique look through the lens of photographer Michael Cooper. With subjects such as Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Andy Warhol and David Hockney captured in Cooper's spell-binding portrait photography, 'Blinds & Shutters promises to be your next favorite coffee table book. 

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Photographer Michael Cooper met his subjects through his association with London's influential art dealer Robert Fraser, the Rolling Stones and The Beatles. 'Blinds & Shutters' is filled with five years worth of international research and close collaboration with the 93 contributors, resulting in a mind-expanding journey through the Sixties. 

Discover more at www.blindsandshuttersbook.com  (Image credit: Genesis Publications 2019)

In 1972, Michael Cooper commented, "The subjects of my book are not just faces I have photographed but people I have worked with, or become involved with on a very personal level. This is why I prefer to think of this book not just as my own, but a collective work."

Now, you can pick up this iconic book in a special anniversary leather binding with foil blocking and silkscreened page edging. An individually placed photograph is inset into the book's front cover and a hand-made slipcase houses each book. While you might find the price of £695 a little steep, this piece of photographic and cultural history is worth every penny.

Blinds & Shutters, a book by Michael Cooper, is published by Genesis Publications. Order from www.blindsandshuttersbook.com.

Discover more at www.blindsandshuttersbook.com (Image credit: Genesis Publications 2019)

Discover more at www.blindsandshuttersbook.com (Image credit: Genesis Publications 2019)

Discover more at www.blindsandshuttersbook.com (Image credit: Genesis Publications 2019)

Discover more at www.blindsandshuttersbook.com (Image credit: Genesis Publications 2019)

Discover more at www.blindsandshuttersbook.com (Image credit: Genesis Publications 2019)

Discover more at www.blindsandshuttersbook.com (Image credit: Genesis Publications 2019)

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With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.