Autobiographies

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    Hi,

    I wondered if anyone has any suggestions on a few good Autobiographies by great photographers. I have read Helmut Newtons and thought this was one of the best books i've read so anything like this would be great.

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    Autobiographies.
     
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    Even though it's not truly an autobiography the Day Books of Edward Weston is a very good read.
     
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    I love the Daybooks. I also read Ansel Adams' autobio yearly. For me it is good read. I'm in the middle of it right now.
     
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    Auto biographies I've accumulated:
    Self Portrait, Man Ray
    Through another lens, Charis Wilson
    Focus, Beaumont Newhall
    And biographies:
    Henri Cartier Bresson, Margaret Bourke-White, Diane Arbus, Lee Miller, Man Ray, Tina Modotti, Stieglitz, Margarthe Mather & Edward Weston
     
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    Hekmet Newton's was a great read, and I agree about Charis Wilson's book Ive read it twice. Ansel's was a good read, but Weston's Daybooks was a great soap opera of love and art.
     
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    Thanks for all the replies I think I’m going to pick up Through another lens by Charis Wilson & Self Portrait by Man Ray first and then look to work through the other recommendations.
     
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    Old thread but rather than open a new one i thought i would post it back in here. Anyway just read Robert Capa Slightly Out of Focus, Excellent.