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88: The China Collection

by Michael Yamashita

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Hardcover. New. <p>A portfolio of 88 selected photographs from Michael's China Collection, an archive consisting of over 350,000 color photographs spanning his first trip to China in 1982 to the present. It includes color transparencies and digital files from sixteen major National Geographic stories, five large format books, film footage from his two documentaries on Marco Polo and Zheng He, as well as outtakes and selects from his many other editorial and commercial assignments. <p><b>About the photographer</b>: Michael Yamashita is an American photographer who was born in 1949 in San Francisco, California, but grew up in Montclair, New Jersey. In 1971 he graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in Asian studies and later went to Japan for seven years. He began working for the National Geographic in 1979 and since then traveled to places as diverse as Somalia, Sudan, England, Ireland, and Papua New Guinea. For the past ten years he has specialized in Asia, including China and Tibet. He is also an author of more than nine photographic books, including "Shangri-La [along the tea road to lhasa]", Zheng He: Tracing the Epic Voyages of China’s Greatest Explorer, Japan: The Soul of a Nation, Marco Polo, A Photographer’s Journey, and many others. He has won numerous awards from the National Press Photographers Association and the Asian American Journalists Association. He is also a frequent lecturer and conducts workshops across Asia and the United States.


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