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Bill Brandt. Camera in London

Bill Brandt. Camera in London

Camera in London was Bill Brandt's third book. Published by Focal Press in 1948 it largely consisted of images that Brandt had previously published in his first two books, The English at Home (1936) and London at Night (1948), as well as on assignments for publications such as Lilliput and Picture Post. New commentaries were provided by Norah Wilson and Brandt provided new groupings and often new titles. At the end of the book, for the specialist photography publisher, Brandt also included technical notes on every picture such as camera, length of exposure and weather conditions. The celebrated scene of St Pauls at night, for example, is recorded as having been photographed in moonlight with an exposure time of 15 minutes.

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