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CREATED EQUAL Hardcover – October 12, 2009


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Steidl; 1 edition (October 12, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3865217095
  • ISBN-13: 978-3865217097
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 11.7 x 15.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,893,346 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The lighting is all very similar as to not distract from the subject but give extreme detail and a sense of timelessness.
John Farrell
The book will shock and maybe even offend with some of the paired images, but what you can learn about yourself and those who view the book with you is incredible.
Phaedrus
The stunning, very detailed monochrome images are presented in almost full page vertical format, with narrow white margins.
thewolfatthedoor

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By NOM DE PLUME on April 6, 2009
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i have collected photography books for a long time, with rooms full of the dang things....but CREATED EQUAL is possibly the strongest body of work i've ever seen....technically top notch.....i originally saw these images in a show at a Los Angeles gallery, with the prints larger than life size, and the power of these images is amazing...you have to stare at some of these shots for awhile before you even notice some of the wild details......Laita obviously worked for a long time tracking down the perfect subjects for his vision...highly recommended!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By thewolfatthedoor on April 8, 2011
Format: Hardcover
I took a risk when I ordered this book a few weeks ago. I need not have worried...

"Created Equal" is an astonishing piece of work; a list of superlatives is inadequate to describe this fascinating collection of revealing portraits of American people, photographed at the cusp of the 21st century.

From the moment I opened Amazon's package I knew this book was going to be special. There is no paper jacket, but the book is protected in transit by a cellophane wrap which keeps it in pristine condition. The overall presentation is handsome; the design and finish of the hardback, in subdued grey cloth with bold silver lettering, a pair of sample images boldly applied to the front cover, the crisp binding and trim, ooze quality. The publisher is German; perhaps this explains the high standard of production, but I suspect Mr Laita has had strong personal involvement in the look and feel of the book, to ensure his work is displayed to best possible advantage.

Curiously, Amazon advertise the book's author as Ingrid Sischy, and, as is the case with many `high end' books on art, architecture and photography, I had expected a limited selection of discreet photographs artfully displayed on acres of white paper, preceded by a lengthy tome on Mr Laita's philosophy of life, and detailed analyses of his style and intent. Fortunately her essay is short, informative and clear. Then the images commence ...

As I have now gleaned, Mark Laita is a highly successful and skillful commercial photographer. His advertising images for clients such as Apple, MINI, Ester Lauder etc. have probably been seen worldwide. However, clearly not exhausted by his commercial workload, he has immersed himself in several major private photographic projects on subjects that stimulate his imagination.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Terese Pantaleo on December 27, 2009
Format: Hardcover
I received this book as a Christmas present from my best friend of 30 years. Now I know why she is my best friend! Laita's book is amazing, mezmorizing, and I will treasure it always. I will include it in my will to my heirs just in case it becomes unavailable some day. I am ordering more to give as hostess gifts for people who have everything.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By ajinor45 on January 13, 2014
Format: Hardcover
There is even a lesson in the price that fits with the book, how can it sell for that, I would love to have this book but it is way out of my price. It looks beautiful, I guess I can go out and create one of my own.
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