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Transient Beauty

By (author) Tamany Baker
Illustrated by Tamany Baker
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Tangent Books, Bristol, United Kingdom
Published: 22nd Sep 2008
Dimensions: w 210mm h 150mm d 100mm
Weight: 200g
ISBN-10: 1906477124
ISBN-13: 9781906477127
Barcode No: 9781906477127
"Transient Beauty" is a series of photographs that form a journey through the mixed thoughts and feelings about Tamany Baker's relationship with her late mother and offer a wider reflection on death and loss of youth. Inspired by an image of a fallen statue laying in the grass, the book takes you down into the earth and lifts you back out just before you disappear. Anyone who has grappled with loss and understands how you must let go to move on will be captivated by this achingly beautiful collection of photographs. This is Tamany's first published book, an edition of 1000, printed on Japanese woodfree paper and meticulously bound and blocked in white linen.

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Transient beauty is a book made-up of a series of photographs by award-winning photographer Tamany Baker. The images documents Tamany's relationship with her later mother as well as a variety of other subjects, thoughts and feelings the photographer had. The beautiful cover and binding of the book make the images look even more stunning then they already are. The intriguing journey that was influenced by a fallen statue will keep any reader turning every page to see what image will be next. It's a lovely book and will make a nice gift or the perfect keep-sake for a photographer. 4.5/5 Ephotozine