American photographer Betsy Karel first visited Waikiki in 2009 with her husband, who was then in the final stages of terminal cancer. While there, the symptoms of his disease seemed to temporarily recede amid his joy in Waikiki's beauty and resources, and Karel promised to capture his happiness in a new series of photographs. This highly personal book, which continued over the next four years, is dedicated to his memory. Karel's vision of "paradise" is kaleidoscopic and vivid, and her rendering of Waikiki is often ...

Betsy Karel: Conjuring Paradise 2013, Radius Books, Santa Fe, NM

ISBN-13: 9781934435670

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