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January 19, 2009

The Inauguration of Hope (Barack Obama in photography books)

Earlier on, we remembered Martin Luther King Jr through photography books, now we are witnessing the writing of history live and in-light with the "Inauguration of Hope", the inauguration of the new president-elect Barack Obama! It will take a few weeks/months before inauguration books start getting published, but there are plenty of books capturing the history made so far.

"Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs (Hardcover)"

+ "150 striking color photographs chart the road to Barack Obama's nomination"
+ available at Amazon for $17.79
+ 160 pages, Amistad

"The Rise of Barack Obama (Hardcover)"

+ photography and text by the new presidential photographer Peter Souza who has now upgraded to a 5D Mark II
+ available at Amazon for $18.45
+ 176 pages, Triumph books

"Collection of Newspaper Front Pages by the Poynter Institute "

+ "President Obama Election 2008: Collection of Newspaper Front Pages by the Poynter Institute"
+ available at Amazon for $10.19
+ 96 pages, Andrews McMeel Publishing

"The American Journey of Barack Obama (Hardcover)"

+ biography with "spectacular photographs--funny, surprising,exceptional in detail--combined with a highly readable narrative"
+ available at Amazon for $16.49
+ 176 pages, Little, Brown and Company

Yes We Can: Barack Obama's History-Making Presidential Campaign (Hardcover)

+ "200 color photographs by award-winning photojournalist Scout Tufankjian"
+ available at Amazon for $19.77
+ 191 pages, powerHouse

"Democratic National Convention 2008: Obama's Mile High Moment (Paperback)"

+ a photographic tribute of the Democratic Convention in Denver, headlined by Barack Obama
+ available at Amazon for $10.85
+ 64 pages, Fulcrum Pub

"Time President Obama: The Path to The White House (Hardcover)"

+ pictures from campaign photographer Callie Shell are included
+ available at Amazon for $13.57
+ 95 pages, Time

Barack Obama: 44th President of the United States Special Commemorative 2009 Wall Calendar (Calendar)

+ wall calendar
+ available at Amazon for $10.39
+ 14 pages, TNT Media Group (FL)

2009 Barack Obama wall calendar: Words of Hope and Inspiration

+ "16-month wall calendar features the most moving and memorable quotes from Barack Obama's groundbreaking political career"
+ available at Amazon for $10.39
+ 48 pages, Sourcebooks, Inc.

Did we miss any?
If we missed any please let us know! More will be added as we "discover" them.

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