Extraordinary Women with Cameras Book Review – Engaging, Informative, Educational, Fun

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Extraordinary Women with Cameras, from Rocky Nook Publishers, brings to pages throughout this condensed, colorful, and characterized specialty book thirty-five innovative and trailblazing female photographers and how they changed the way the world captures images.

Written by Darcy Reed and illustrated by Vanessa Perez, Extraordinary Women with Cameras begins with a short synopsis on photography, the origins of the art, and how women contributed to the historical body of images captured from the beginning of the art form through the transformation of the medium and the camera until, and more currently, the contemporary and famous shutterbugs.

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Included in Extraordinary Women with Cameras, "are stories about Dorothea Lange's haunting portraits of American history, Margaret Bourke-White's bravery as the first female war correspondent in World War II, Florestine Perrault Collins's influential images depicting Black life in the 1920's and many others."

Created for adolescents, tween's and budding teen photogs, the storybook style hardcover is filled with enticing colorful drawings representing the artist, attractive large print detailing the story behind her beginnings as a photographer, this book also includes photography terms to help young shutterbugs operate their cameras with the skill of the experts they are emulating.

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One of the first photographers featured is Dorothea Lange, (1895-1965) drawn with the bulky, oversized, toddler sized box, known as the camera in 1865 and went one to captures some of the most iconic images of the transformation of history in America, from World War II images to the 1930's Great Depression in the 1930's and the ravages of the plain's states Dust Bowl. Her images are featured in many museums and art galleries across American.

Carrie Mae Weems, (1953) creator of the Kitchen Table Series, is the first African American women to have a retrospective of her work featured at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.

Imogen Cunningham, (1883-1976) known as the grandmother of photography, began taking pictures of the plants in her backyard, and this transformed into a career as a celebrated botanist photographer. She championed the cause to have photography recognized as an artform.

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Extraordinary Women with Cameras: 35 Photographer Who Changed How We See the World, is filled with the famous, Annie Leibovitz; the trailblazers, Vivian Maier; boundary breakers, Ming Smith, whose complete body of work was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York City; Explorers, Germaine Krull, who found beauty in the dominating presence created through images of iron like the Eiffel Tower, bridges, and other man-made steel creations.

The author across the quick read, provide short explanations of their specialty, memorable moments of their careers and highlights of the photographer's work, and key photography terms. Accompanied by the illustrator's descriptive images, readers will see animated pictures of an artist, at all stages of life.

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Extraordinary Women with Cameras: 35 Women Who Changed How We See the World, a quick, engaging, interesting, informative, and fun read, celebrates photography's female trailblazers. A flip through book, it will pull readers back, often, as they flip through the pages, stop when a picture piques their interest and continue as they look for words of inspiration, finetune skills and narrow the subject focus. A must have for any adolescent's library.


Title: Extraordinary Women with Cameras: 35 Women Who Changed How We See the World.

Author: Darcy Reed.

Illustrations: Vanessa Perez.

Release Date: September 2022.

Publisher: Rocky Nook.

Length: 80 pages.

ISBN13: 9781681988795.

MSRP: $16.95.

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