Exploring the broad range of human nature from the softest notes of life to the crashing crescendos of war, legendary photographer David Douglas Duncan has captured some of the 20th century's truly iconic images. In this breathtaking visual autobiography, Duncan's finest works speak volumes about his extraordinary career and the events he witnessed and recorded.
Shooting for National Geographic and many other publications, he covered a wide range of subjects that are shared in this book: the South Pacific in World War II, North Korea, Palestine, Vietnam, Afghanistan, the treasures of the Kremlin, and the life and work of his close friend, Pablo Picasso. Still exuberant in his eighth decade, David Douglas Duncan continues to work behind the lens, embracing and illuminating the human experience. He designed Photo Nomad to be accessible to the widest possible audiencegeneral readers as well as photographers, art lovers, and history enthusiasts. With nearly 500 pages and more than 400 stunning images, it is a remarkably affordable treasure.
"Perhaps the best war photographer since Matthew Brady." Life Magazine
"The highest tide that combat photography has achieved." Edward Steichen
"A heart for [photojournalism's] challenge, and an eye for its creative possibilities." Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas