PortraitsBook - 2007
From William Burroughs, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, and Michel Bublé to Governor General Michaëlle Jean, Anne-Marie MacDonald, and Martha Stewart, Stand Still showcases some of the most provocative portraits of Nigel Dickson's professional career.Made famous in the pages of publications like Rolling Stone, Toronto Life, Saturday Night, Details, Esquire, Forutne, and Time, these photos include Dickson's famous "Canadian Series" images, a cross-section of everyday people doing ordinary things that helped cement his worldwide reputation. Stand Still features a lengthy foreword by John Macfarlane and includes an extensive biographical section outlining Dickson's life and times, his work in editorial and commercial photography, and the development of his technique and style. Anecdotes relate behind-the-scenes experiences that are by turns funny, insightful, and sometimes difficult or disastrous, giving readers a rare glimpse into the life of an important photographer.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2007.
Characteristics: 176 p. : ports. (some col.) ; 26 x 29 cm.