2 A.M. The Asian Male: Photography by Norm Yip
4to. unpaginated. illustrated. hardcover boards. dw. (near fine - light shelf wear along top edge of dust wrapper, surface scratch to cover). Hong Kong: Studio 8 Hong Kong Publishing Ltd., .
Signed presentation copy. Signed by Norm Yip on front free-endpaper.
ISBN-10: 9889825929 / ISBN-13: 9789889825928
Speak to any portrait photographer or artist and you will find that at one point in time, the quest for truth, meaning and beauty arises. Norm Yip is one such person on that quest. Through the medium of photography and his passion for the human body and face, he has managed to capture the essence and spirit of Asian men in an unadorned, meaningful fashion. With a keen eye for light and shadow and a preference for black and white photography, Norm stand as one of the Asia s pre-eminent photographers in the field of the fine art male photography. Chinese, Malaysian, Filipino, Japanese, Nepalese and Pakistani men from the world over are featured in The Asian Male - 2.AM. From the ripped bodybuilder to the lean and svelte, Yip is able to extract a hidden and mysterious beauty that goes under the skin and beyond the facade. Photographed primarily in his Sheung Wan studio in Hong Kong, The Asian Male - 2.AM is his second photography book an impressive follow up to The Asian Male - 1.AM.