Caught In Action... 20 Years of West Indies Cricket Photography
Caught In Action – 20 Years of West Indies Cricket Photography
is the work of legendary Barbadian photographer Gordon Brooks. Brooks
has been the Caribbean’s leading cricket photographer for
many years. He is renowned for capturing breath-taking cricket photos
from venues around world.
This book, which was published in 2003, is his first photo documentary.
It showcases the very best of his work many of which has never been
publish before. It is a masterpiece portraying two contrasting decades
of West Indies triumphs and disappointments.
From the moment you open this hard cover treasure you’ll love
it. Even the title, says it all as the book features some of the most
out-standing photographs of the dominant era, as well as the slide from
Marshall having New Zealand's Jeremy Coney in a leaping
tangle as he tried to avoid a lifter.
Garner with a stare of death and the intensity of a focused
warrior firing at a hastily evasive Ken Rutherford.
Greenidge like a champion thoroughbred belting a pull away as
his eyes follow the ball all the way to the boundary from behind a pair
of sunglasses that does a poor job in trying to hide his unmasked joy.
Richards, miles down the track and lifting some unfortunate
fast bowler from the Kensington Oval to somewhere else in Barbados.
A stunned Geoff Boycott's off-stump cart-wheeling to the
wicketkeeper courtesy of the final delivery of that famous
Michael Holding over.
To the very last of the outstretched arms of Curtly
Ambrose waving goodbye at the end of his career.
Watch the story of West Indies Cricket unfold as these
beautiful black and white glossy photos all do justice to that
often repeated old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words.
Every cricket fan should have a copy of this book, "Caught In Action -
20 Years of West Indies Cricket Photography" is a high quality
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