'Ross Halfin has traveled the world photographing rock stars like Jimmy Page. Along the way he learned a few things about the best lens to travel with and where to find a stunning landscape.' The New York TimesRoss Halfin is the Editor behind iconic Genesis limited editions: The Who Live, Maximum Who and Classic Hendrix and worked as Consultant Editor on Jimmy Page's limited edition.
Sojourner presents a collection of over 200 beautiful photographs by photographer Ross Halfin, taken in quiet moments whilst travelling the world as a rock photographer for bands such as Kings of Leon and Metallica.Featured in the book is a Foreword by Jimmy Page and introductions by fellow photographer Baron Wolman, and writers Brad Tolinski and Pete Makowski.
'Aesthetically there is beauty in the most simple of sights and colours and, if you look, you'll want to discover more.' Ross HalfinRoss's own words provide an interesting insight into the collection of photographs presented in Sojourner. His captions express his thoughts and feelings about the places he's visited, nature and the world we live in as well as the lengths he goes to achieve the images he envisions.
The Collector edition is bound in black silk with gold blocking. A plate is inset on the front cover. Just 400 copies are available worldwide.Collector copies are numbered from 251 to 650 inclusively, and signed by Ross Halfin. Additionally, each book is accompanied by a photographic print. Every print features a different photograph drawn from Ross Halfin's archives, and not featured within the book itself. The book & print set is presented in a hand-crafted slipcase.
The first 250 books of the Sojourner limited edition are Deluxe copies, fully bound in Italian fine grain leather.Copies numbered from 1 to 250 are Deluxe copies, bound by hand in a custom light grey leather with intricate gold and silver foil blocking, and silver page edging.
The Sojourner Writers Edition is a tailor made collection of only 60 books, signed by all five of its contributing writers, Ross Halfin, Pete Makowski, Jimmy Page, Brad Tolinski and Baron Wolman.In addition to the publication of 650 copies, a small number of publisher's proof copies, numbered in Roman numerals, are being hand bound in black fine grain leather and are termed Writers Edition copies. These 60 books are to be presented in a floral Japanese folding case. Each is accompanied by an artist signed Giclée print - a photograph taken during Ross's travels in Japan (10"x8" on Photo Rag paper).
Ross Halfin talks about his photography in Sojourner and the process of creating this new limited edition book.
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Ross Halfin is highly regarded for his work in the field of rock photography with bands such as The Who, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and artists such as Ronnie Wood and Jeff Beck amongst many others. This book is a collection of beautifully esoteric photographs taken by Ross in quiet moments, often while on tour with these bands.
Since 1974 Genesis has created signed limited edition books on behalf of authors and artists ranging from the Beatles to Buckingham Palace.
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