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A testament to the art of colour composition, this book - art directed by Wong himself and produced to the highest printing standard - brings together a complete and refined body of images that are evocative, timeless and completely transporting. Rounding out the volume's special treatment is the first publication use of the 45/90 font, designed by Henrik Kubel, of London-based A2-TYPE. The book also features a section that reveals the creative and technical process of Wong's method, from identifying the right scene to making a good composition, from capturing the essence of a moment to enhancing colour values and deepening an image's impact - insights that will be invaluable to admirers and photography enthusiasts alike.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780500545461
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 264
Publication Date: 3 Sep 2020
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 24.2(H) x 19(L)
Weight (gm): 1020

 

Reviews

'[Liam Wong is] a gifted image-maker and art director whose masterful reinvention of reality elevates midnight street scenes to cyberpunk dreamscapes ' - Deco Punk Magazine
'Hazy reflections make each image feel like a shot from Ridley Scott's 'Bladerunner'' - Daily Telegraph
'Seductive ... Wong's Tokyo is a dreamscape' - The Herald
'Enter a neon-dreamscape with Liam Wong' - Digital Camera Magazine
'Vibrant' - Aesthetica
''Positively cinematic...[Liam Wong] captures something distinct yet strangely imperceptible: the essence of a romantic sci-fi capital that always feels out of this world' - Elephant

 

Author Biography

Liam Wong is an award-winning art director, currently based in Japan. Graphic designer, game developer and photographer, he is best known for defining, designing and directing visual identities and was listed as one of Forbes magazine's influential 30 under 30.
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