MY VALENTINES 21 Years of Portraits from the Family Album

Title: MY VALENTINES 21 Years of Portraits from the Family Album

Photographer/s: Lucy Hilmer

Contributor/s: Bob Elfstrom: 1 B&W Proof p.59 & 8 Color Snapshot p.103-108

Annie Elfstrom: 1 B&W Proof p.67 & 1 Color Snapshot p.108. Also designed the Flower Films Press LOGO

Sara Chestnutt-Fry: Digital Darkroom Assistant

Peter Madliger: Hemlock Printers —VP Prepress

Date of publication: August 2010

Place of publication: San Francisco, CA

Dimensions: 9 7/8 “ X 8 1/4 “

Edition size: Limited Edition 500

Type of binding: Hardcover Image Wrap using Sterling Ultra Gloss 100 lb paper

Number of pages: 116 pages + End Sheets

Type of paper: Sterling Ultra Dull Cover Stock (65 lb)

Number of pictures: 29 B&W postcard portraits 23 B&W Grid Portraits 155 B&W Proof Sheet Portraits 12 Color Snapshots

Type of printing: Off Set Printing

Printer: Hemlock Printers, Ltd. ( Printed in Burnaby, B.C., Canada )

Publisher: Flower Films Press

Designer: Lucy Hilmer

Editor: Lucy Hilmer

Language: English

ISBN: 978-0-615-35648-8 (Library of Congress Control #2010924127)

Category: Fine Art Photography Book

Price: $35 (plus sales tax for California residents)

Summary: MY VALENTINES 21 Years of Portraits from the Family Album by Lucy Hilmer is a limited edition, beautifully produced, self-published photo book about a classic series of B&W portraits of the photographer’s daughter, as she grows up from a 3-day-old infant into 21-year-old woman who’s come of age— always seen in relationship to some abstracted portion of her dad, and a rose. The portraits, originally sent out as the annual, family Valentine postcard, are presented as postcards in the book as well. Of special interest are sections devoted to selected proofs from each year’s photo shoot, as well as backstage color snapshots of the photographer and her family. The book also includes a Photographer’s Statement and 3 original poems by Lucy Hilmer.

Date and place of birth of photographer/s: April 22, 1945 in Washington, D.C.

Website: www.lucyhilmer.com

Donated by: Lucy Hilmer

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