New York 1970s–1980s - Douglas Corrance

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New York 1970s–1980s - Douglas Corrance - Café Royal Books

Corrance grew up in Inverness and began working in the darkroom at the Highland News there, at age 15. Within 6 months he was promoted to newspaper photographer. For a couple of years in the 1960s, he worked as a photographer in Sydney, Australia. In the late 1970s, he worked as a photographer for the Scottish Tourist Board. He has also worked at Scotland on Sunday. Corrance has made photography books about life across Scotland, including Glasgow in at least the 1970s and 1980s. He has also created guides to New York City, Japan, France, and India. 

  • 36 pages
  • printed in the UK
  • staple bound
  • 14cm x 20cm

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