Sony announces Limited Edition Book of Taylor Swift
(Best Syndication News) - Taylor Swift will be in a limited edition photography book titled, 8 Hours/Taylor Swift. Sony announced that they will be releasing the books starting on November 12, 2012 through their Sony Stores and on eBay. Famous photographer, Nigel Barker, took the photos of the famous award-winning singer over 8-hour period in Southern California.
The oversized book is 60 pages. Barker captured Swift in three themes; every day casual, Hollywood glamour, and performer-chic. He used the Sony a99 DSLR, the Sony NEX-5R, and the Sony RX100 DSC cameras to photograph her.
Both Taylor Swift and Nigel Barker will sign ten books that will be auctioned on eBay to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of America.
Additionally, Sony will offer customers who purchase a Sony Alpha DSLR or NEX camera at Sony stores nationwide, an opportunity to get a copy of the book. The books are limited in quantity and are available while supplies last.
"Photographing one of the most famous pop icons of our time could have been a challenge, but working with Taylor was like a dream sequence,” Barker said of the photo shoot. “In one day, we managed to shoot an entire book's worth of images and multiple short films! You daren't put your camera down for a moment for even when she's exiting the stage it's iconic..."
Both Taylor Swift and Nigel Barker are celebrity ambassadors for Sony's 2012 holiday advertising campaign. Nigel Barker has been a Sony spokesperson since 2009.
By: Nancy Connors