Life As A Night Porter.Life As A Night Porter
Twin Palms Publishers
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Santa Fe, city (1991 pop. 341,000), capital of Santa Fe prov., NE Argentina, a river port near the Paraná, with which it is connected by canal. , NM 87504
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For ten years Chris Shaw worked in London hotels and used his camera during his late night/early morning shift as a porter to visually document the human spectacle and experiences associated with them. The 64 duotone Du´o`tone
n. 1. (Photoengraving) Any picture printed in two shades of the same color, as duotypes and duographs are usually printed. photographs reveal thoughtful and thought-provoking images ranging from prostitutes killing time between customers, to inebriated inebriated (i·nēˑ·brē·āˈ·td),
adj intoxicated. and profligate prof·li·gate
1. Given over to dissipation; dissolute.
2. Recklessly wasteful; wildly extravagant.
A profligate person; a wastrel. guests, to wear hotel staff members, to details of the hotels' now faded but once impressive grandeur. A very highly recommended addition to personal, professional, and academic library Contemporary Photography collections, "Life As A Night Porter" deftly captures and presents states of mind by those who are in a place where most people would not choose to stay for more than a single night.