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Beauty of San Francisco Collected in New Photo Book

PORTLAND, OR, Nov 2008 - The natural beauty of San Francisco can often overshadow its rich architecture, noteworthy history, and eclectic communities and neighborhoods. In San Francisco: Portrait of a City Photographer Lawrence Midgale blends a focus on these oft-overlooked details with an overall portrait of the city-including Alcatraz, the cable cars, Coit Tower and Chinatown to name a few-leaving the reader with a wide-angle view of what it feels like to traverse the streets, and look down from the skyscrapers, of this lovely and fabulously photogenic city.

San Francisco: Portrait of a City is the latest release in Graphic Arts Books Portrait of a Place series known for its stunning imagery, detailed captions, high production quality and overall value.

Lawrence Migdale's images have appeared on the covers of national magazines and dozens of books over the years. His work can be seen in A Child's California, Ryan's Chinese New Year, Arctic Hunter, and Celebrating Kwanza.


San Francisco: Portrait of a City, Graphic Arts Books, Portrait of a Place Series 9 x 9 in. - 112 pgs - 100 full-color photos - Hardcover - ISBN 978-0-88240-750-0? $16.95

For over 30 years Graphic Arts Books has been known for their top-quality photography, landscape and visual arts books. Located in Portland, OR they largely focus on the Western United States.

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