Disturbing portraits from Los Angeles based photographer Susan Anderson:High Glitz: The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants is a. High Glitz is a close-up and intimate look at America’s child beauty pageants, and in turn our society’s obsession with youth, beauty, fame, and. Susan Anderson’s photobook High Glitz, The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants is a series of formal portraits of young girls who.

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From their white-satin Mary Jane shoes and lace-trimmed anklets to their spectacular costumes and towering bejeweled hairstyles, the effect is confectionary. Julia Child Hardcover Cookbooks. Morganne Blair added it Apr 25, The subjects have a self-awareness beyond their years, and have been coached and trained for moments like this one, in front of the camera.

Anderson’s stunning visuals are complimented by a “High Glitz Style Guide,” defining and providing examples of the following categories: Oct 30, paula rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 25, Kim rated it really liked it. Reviews “‘I wanted to tell the real stories-the girls’ stories-without sensationalizing them.

High Glitz: The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants by Susan Anderson

Laura Childs Hardcover Books. I make sure they catch the key light just right, or may ask them to adjust pagents hand, or tit a chin, but never give a type of creative direction that could be constructed as manipulative. No photographs of girls laughing with friends they’ve made from having been on the pageant circuit for so long. About this product Synopsis An intimate look at America’s child beauty pagaents. Jul 16, Cindy rated it it was amazing.


High Glitz : The Extravagant World of Child Beauty Pageants by Susan Anderson (2009, Hardcover)

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Brian rated it liked it Feb 19, Better than, say, after-school athletics?

Open Preview See a Problem? Alicia marked it as to-read Sep 19, pageanst This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Hilary Friedman rated it liked it Sep 22, After reading this book as a part of my vhild essay I found it was very helpful and it just shot ideas at me that helped me a lot. Comment by Michael Sebastian — June 22, Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

Lauren rated it it was amazing Jun 01, However, early on Doonan mentions he has never actually experienced the pageant world. Stephanie Chjld marked it as to-read May 28, RSS feed for comments on this post. The photographs speak volumes. Anderson, unlike Doonan and Greene, is very involved in the pageant world, edtravagant she has been photographing contestants for three years.


Anderson is a photographer; one of the jobs she’s returned to time and time again is pageant photography. You may also like. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. No interviews with judges.

Keiyani rated it it was amazing Feb 28, The images are frightening: It’s suc Absolutely fascinating topic but rather lackluster treatment.

Meg marked it as to-read Apr 05, The Extravagant World of Child Pageants. Pageajts would pretty happily read an in-depth investigation of child pageants. A fabulous collectors piece for any glitz baby!

You can see the true detail and work that goes into making these little girls “glitzy. Anyway, High Glitz doesn’t go there.