photographer, Gloria Golden's imagery is a great amalgam
of intimacy, wisdom, composition and cleverness. Her
skillful photos hail from the many treks she and her
husband have made around the globe.
Photography: An Intimate Approach the reader is
presented with a nourishing feast of photographs ranging
from happiness to grief, exhilaration to angst and every
emotion in-between as she provides a photographic
journal of her journeys.
contains over sixty revealing images from her travels
throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. A
variety of subjects are included: awe-inspiring
landscapes, candid portraits and architectural
masterpieces. The book is a wonderful presentation of
Gloria's images that will grasp your attention and leave
you thinking about humanity.
My Journey Back—Brooklyn Revisited contains black and
white photographs, accompanied by prose. The images are
significant because they portray streets and neighborhoods
she walked as a child. Although places are blurred by time,
revisiting her early life here has allowed her to rediscover
Brooklyn... and find that everything is new again. Publisher:
Outskirts Press, 2012.
lived in Brooklyn for the last 30 years, home of
many immigrants real melting pot of different
cultures and many languages. This book transferred
me back in time, the sense of things lost long time
ago and still present today. I had similar feelings
reading Jack Finney's book, "Time and Again"
something nostalgic and very gentle. The photography
is in black and white, and it is the heart and soul
of this book. It's more than a documentary, creating
feelings of time long gone, but never
forgotten just one more step and you are back
in the past, just one more step
Brooklyn Revisited is a wonderful photographic walk back
to Gloria Golden's childhood and includes a compelling
selection of black and white photos of many of the
places she remembered from her childhood. Gloria is a
professional photographer and accompanies all her photos
with more than simply captions but rather
mini-descriptive stories and her thoughts. If you love
photography and you enjoy stories of Brooklyn, this book
might be a good addition to your library.
Desaturated Soul—In this
collection, Golden relies on soulful black and white photography
to evoke the viewer's emotions, and introduce thought-provoking
ideas, allowing the viewer to form a greater understanding
of his or her own feelings. She combines these arresting
pictures with text to enhance the specific mood that she
has captured. From portraits, landscapes, and the surreal,
viewers will be able to observe the uniqueness and special
beauty in each image.
The book contains
ninety-six photographs, accompanied by prose. Many of the
images have been accepted by juried shows. However, the
three photographs mentioned below are especially important
Moment in Time
was reviewed in the New York Times and . It was awarded
first-place recognition in the 20th Annual Juried Photography
Competition of the Smithtown Township Arts Council.
was selected as part of Childhood: An International Photo
Exhibition. The juror for this show was Jamie Lee Curtis,
and the exhibit will travel for one year with the Texas
Mint Tea is part of Women In Photography International's
traveling exhibit, Teatime, in memory of Linda McCartney.
Remnants of Crypto-Jews Among Hispanic Americans—Hidden
deep in the heart of the American Southwest among the larger
Hispanic population are descendants of the Sephardim, Jews
from Spain and Portugal. Five hundred years after their
expulsion from Spain remnants of Judaism are still practiced
within Southwestern Hispanic communities. Often unaware
of their origins, conversos have revealed, through oral
history, how the ancestral faith of the Crypto-Jews has
been passed on from generation to generation.
The book contains
sixty oral histories accompanied by photographs. All research
was accomplished in New Mexico and El Paso, Texas. Publisher:
Floricanto Press, 2005.
by a friend. Tracing my family history. This book explained
many traditions in my family I didn't understand. Now I
feel more connected to my past.
Buy the book!
Remnants of Crypto Jews by Mrs. Golden has many personal
stories of people of the SW, who are finding out about their
Jewish heritage and why they do certain things, which are
indeed old customs- Jewish ones. Excellent book by a wonderful
author, I personally know and trust.
the exhibit. I brought my children. I wanted them to know
more about our heritage. I'm Mexican, from Northern Mexico,
the Monterrey area. My mother always told us wet were "de
descendencia Judia." We were all raised Catholic. My children
are Jews. Your exhibit was a nice connection. I would love
to learn more.
Excellent—and beautifully presented. We came down from Marin County to see this important exhibit.
Gloria exhibits and gives slide presentations based on this
book. Contact her for information and pricing.