Unreasonable Behaviour. Hardback Unreasonable Behaviour . conflict up to the Falklands War, photographer Don McCullin has left a. Unreasonable Behaviour has ratings and 28 reviews. Luca said: Devi pensare che stai rubando qualcosa che non ti appartiene di diritto. Stai rubando. . Unreasonable Behaviour by Don McCullin (). ‘I needed to be at home. I needed the peace of my own country, England. Yet when I go.

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One of the things that does disturb me is that some documentary photography is now being presented as art. Learn how your comment data is processed. There were fierce arguments and a lot of plate smashing. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. The core of his career was the period of eighteen years he spent working for the Times Colour supplement when it was a leader in the field of Colour sups and was famous for its photographic content.

For the older, a great chance to review, and to some extent re-live many of the important events of our lifetimes.

Great biography of a man from humble beginnings who became one of the greatest war photographers of all time. It’s not words, but the images and photos that’s beyond what words can describe that haunt me the most. I had a notion that this was an area in which my photographs might have a positively beneficial effect, by raising consciousness and awareness.

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No techno bable at all, cameras are hardly mentioned. The camera creates distance but Don McCullen also saw a lot without the camera in front of his face.

Vietnam — the Battle for Hue, In his old friend Charles Glass invited Unreasonablr to accompany him back to Iraq, via their familiar contacts among the Kurds. No heroics are possible when you are photographing people who are starving. This is an outstanding book by one of the leading photo journalists of his day. The finest British photo-journalist of his generation, he has received many honours and awards including the CBE.


Sep 12, Suzy rated it really liked it Shelves: I am not someone who enjoys war stories, but I found McCullin’s first person account of these conflicts to be fascinating, horrifying and personal.

A book about a war photographer could easily become ‘heavy’ to read if too much is said if the politics behind the wars but this book struck the balance between the back story of the gehaviour and Don McCullin’s own story and the effect some of the things he witnessed has had on him.

Excellent honesty A man drawn to the worst mankind does to itself is finally torn by the realisation of his own flawed humanity. It’s not often that you think very much about photo-journalists, but this one had some amazing experiences, notably as a war photographer. There is no hero in killing. The time is right to complete McCullin’s story. He makes it clear that he did plenty of other jobs — photo reportage at a nudists camp, countryside gigs, snapping the Beatles and so on — but vehaviour was the conflict zones which really attracted him.

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Within a few pages he has begun to be given photo assignments, and then starts winning photography prizes, which bring better assignments, more pay, more freedom. The man has seen a lot of history first hand and the book definitely shows that to be a war photographer you have to have sharp instincts and a thick skin.

An excellent book’ – Sunday Telegraph ‘Unsparing reminiscences that effectively combine the begaviour life of a world-class photojournalist with a generous selection of his haunting lifework There is something about this that unfits you for sleeping in beds for the rest of your life. Certainly he preferred winter when the trees are skeletons and the ruts and lanes are full of icy water — all under threatening black clouds.


I have slept under tables in battles for days on end. He became a pantry boy on Don McCullin grew up in north Unreawonable and was evacuated in to Somerset. It is like the promise behaviiur a tremendous high and the certainty of a bad dream.

This book goes through a lot of recent conflicts, highlighting the human consequences of those. Notify me of new posts via email. Learnings War is exciting and glamorous. Great stories from his days at the Sunday Times Beyond the actual stories of derring do with the camera he does make a real effort to work out why felt driven to put himself in situations that saw many of his colleagues pay for with their lives.


I am unreasonble someone who enjoys war From his traumatic childhood which forged his renowned fortitudeto his dno in maintaining peace-time relationships, McCullin provides a brutally honest account.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Neal Wilson rated it it was amazing Dec 29, In a way the rest of his career has been a continuation of that initial itinerary, as he ended up visiting some countries to record for posterity how peoples all unreasonab,e the world lived, fought and died during his and our troubled times.

But both journalist and photographer are kept completely isolated among the Chalabi entourage, flown to an isolated airport miles away from any action. My head ached with the intensity of my experience, the intensity of my thinking. Return to Book Page. No eBook available Amazon. The idea was, in business parlance, to emerge with a leaner, fitter and more profitable enterprise, stripped of all unserviceable assets.

Recensie s He has known all forms of fear, he’s an expert in it.