Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era

Bunny Yeager s Darkroom Pin up Photography s Golden Era A treasure trove of pin up girl images from photographer Bunny Yeager celebrated for her playfully erotic photos of Bettie Page that continue to influence photography and fashion today The only woman

  • Title: Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era
  • Author: Petra Mason Dita Von Teese
  • ISBN: 9780847838554
  • Page: 179
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A treasure trove of pin up girl images from photographer Bunny Yeager, celebrated for her playfully erotic photos of Bettie Page that continue to influence photography and fashion today The only woman pin up photographer of her day, Bunny Yeager was also a model in her own right After winning several beauty pageants in Miami, Yeager went to photography school, and in 195A treasure trove of pin up girl images from photographer Bunny Yeager, celebrated for her playfully erotic photos of Bettie Page that continue to influence photography and fashion today The only woman pin up photographer of her day, Bunny Yeager was also a model in her own right After winning several beauty pageants in Miami, Yeager went to photography school, and in 1955, she hit the jackpot with her shot of Bettie Page scantily clad in a Santa hat, which sold instantly to the fledgling Playboy magazine The beginning of a long collaboration, her photographs of Bettie have now been featured on magazine covers than those of Marilyn Monroe This glamorous volume gathers than a hundred lens fogging photographs embodying the naughty girl next door eroticism of pin up culture Culled from Yeager s extensive archive, the collection includes her most iconic shots of the legendary Bettie as well as many previously unpublished images Yeager s pioneering self portraits and excerpts from her charming 1960s how to manuals are featured alongside dozens of wholesome beauties shot in the studio and on location A fun and sexy book, it is sure to tap into the current burlesque trend and the popularity of glamour photography and vintage American culture.

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    About "Petra Mason Dita Von Teese"

    1. Petra Mason Dita Von Teese

      PETRA MASON is a cultural historian and creative director whose EastCoast centric book credits include Beefcake 100% rare, all natural UNIVERSE 2015 Bettie Page Queen of Curves Rizzoli Fall 2014 , Annette Bonnier s India s Elephants, Bunny Yeager s Darkroom Rizzoli , Sharon Socol s Plus One, Les Standiford s Last Train to Paradise Centennial edition, South Beach Stories, The Carlyle, In the Spirit of Miami Beach and New York Photographic installations include The Glass House Icon Project in New York.

    488 thoughts on “Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era”

    1. This is an important book. Clearly much of our contemporary culture was influenced, if not created, by Bunny Yeager and her remarkable photographs. For those who are interested in understanding how we got to where we are, how a significant element of the culture in which we live became what it is, and -- for those too young to remember -- where it came from, Petra Mason's book is a must own.But above all, it is a wonderful book, beautifully conceived and realized. My copy is prominently and perm [...]


    2. An incredible book by a real student of the pin up milieu. Beautiful image from across Bunny's career divided into chapters dealing with her various visual interests. full of incredibly gorgeous images of her models and herself with commentary on all and and the history of this remarkable woman and her muses with a foreword by Dita von Teese. A visual treat that comprehensively lares bare the world behind pinup photographies golden era and Petra Masons commentary illuminates all.


    3. Based on the text, or the lack thereof, I would have given this book only three stars. But let's face it. It's about the pictures. And Rizzoli has done a great job of producing 250 pages of classic pin up material.Yeager's story if pretty well known. She was a model herself who saw that the long-term career was behind rather than in front of the camera, and who was outspoken in saying that she wanted to photograph women the way women wanted themselves to be seen. I don't doubt her sincerity on t [...]


    4. I really like Bunny Yeager's photographs, especially her self-portraits. This collection just focused to much on her work with Bettie Page.



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