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Ansel Adams 2019 Wall Calendar

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Pdf:Ansel Adams 2019 Wall Calendar.About the Author Ansel Adams (1902-1984) was the most honored American photographer of the twentieth century. Through the exhibition and publication of his work, his writings, and his leadership in the Sierra Club, Adams was also a prescient and highly effective voice in the fight to preserve America's remaining wilderness. Read more

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The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets, and Essential Tools to Plan the Perfect Wedding on a Small Budget

Pdf Photography The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets,  and Essential Tools to Plan the Perfect Wedding on a Small Budget

Pdf:The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets, and Essential Tools to Plan the Perfect Wedding on a Small Budget.Review “Jessica Bishop, The Budget Savvy Bride, breaks down what’s REALLY important in wedding planning with her new planning book. Her organizer gives you charts, worksheets, and tons of common-sense advice for brides on a budget. Her budget-savvy tips not only help couples better understand wedding spending, but let them figure out how the wedding fits into the context of their regular budget. The Budget Savvy Wedding Planner and Organizer is a must read item for every engaged couple on a budget!”―Sandy Malone, Wedding Planner, Reality Star and author of How to Plan Your Own Destination Wedding “The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer delivers smart wedding planning steps and budget-savvy solutions. I especially loved Jessica Bishop’s fabulous worksheets―from early, style-defining vision worksheets to fill-in spots for your playlist, menu, and bar. You'll stay organized and, later, look back fondly at your planning ideas recorded in this book!”―Sharon Naylor, author of The Mother of the Bride Book 'If you're planning a wedding on a real-life budget, this is the book for you. This book is filled with down-to-earth advice for people getting married on real-world budgets. It takes difficult topics, like budgets and guests lists, and breaks them down into really simple steps. While so much of the industry touts 'budget' and 'DIY' ideas―which are often super expensive―Jessica truly knows what it's like to have a budget-friendly wedding, and it's clear from the exceptional advice she offers.” ―Caitlin Frauton, Wedding Planner & Creator of the online planning program Feel the Wedding Day Love 'Every bride wants their wedding day to be beautiful, memorable, and meaningful. Jessica takes you through planning your special day detail-by-detail, providing guidance on how to design your dream wedding on your budget. With savvy tips that make planning more personal and less stressful, you can have a wedding that reflects your unique love!'―Elle Martinez, Financial Expert and host of the Couple Money Podcast Read more About the Author JESSICA BISHOP has been nationally recognized as a go-to expert on budget weddings. Committed to sharing the money-saving tricks she learned while planning her own wedding, Jessica founded the TheBudgetSavvyBride.com, the No.1 online resource to help couples plan their dream wedding on a real budget. Her advice has also appeared in outlets such as Brides, NBC, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, and Refinery29. Read more

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The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

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Pdf:The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.About the Author Linda Sunshine is the author of more than fifty books, including She's Just THAT into You, All Things Alice, All Things Oz, The Family Dog, and The Family Dinner. She has also published books on Memoirs of a Geisha, Ray, Sideways, Frida, Stuart Little, Saving Private Ryan, and numerous other films. Read more

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic: A Behind the Scenes Documentary

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Pdf:Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic: A Behind the Scenes Documentary.This is a behind-the-scenes audio documentary, recorded on the set of the movie Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. "This film is a different beast." (Eddie Redmayne)Available only in audio, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic lifts the lid on the moviemaking secrets behind the latest installment in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts series. Narrator Dan Fogler (who plays No-Maj Jacob Kowalski) will guide you through the process of creating the magical on-screen world and explore the story, themes, and characters of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.  Over 100 hours of interviews with the cast and crew have been used to create this unique audio adventure that's sure to be loved by fans of filmmaking and the Wizarding World. Across its nine chapters, you will explore themes such as what's next for Newt Scamander, whether we've seen every side of Albus Dumbledore, what makes Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald so dangerous, and what connects the worlds of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts.  With unrivalled access to the film's cast, directors, producers, and makers, hear what it takes to build 1927 Paris on a lot just outside London, discover what influenced the design of the Elder Wand, meet the individuals who constructed iconic wizarding world locations including Hogwarts' Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom - and mastered the craft and artistry required to fill it with authenticity and excitement.     With contributions from actors including Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander), Jude Law (Albus Dumbledore), Katherine Waterston (Tina Goldstein), and Alison Sudol (Queenie Goldstein) as well as director David Yates and producer David Heyman.   Give your eyes a rest and your ears a treat. Take a trip behind the scenes of the Wizarding World like never before.  Produced by Pottermore Publishing and Audible Originals.Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald characters, names, and related indicia are copyright and trademark of Warner Bros Entertainment Inc. Publishing rights copyright of J.K. Rowling.

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Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers

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Pdf:Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers.Review “With Framed Ink, Marcos Mateu distills his twenty-plus year career in feature animation into a clear, practical manual on the language of images.  Marcos has a special eye for composition, lighting, and continuity that creates a tangible sense of mood and drama in all of his work.” -       Jeffrey Katzenberg, Co-founder and CEO DreamWorks Animation SKG“There are some people who draw in a way that looks like they load their pens with pure liquified fun. Concept artist Marcos Mateu has a wonderful character of line and a jaunty, casual style that makes it look like the lines danced out and created the image of their own accord. His loose, relaxed application of color, which careens between brilliant lights and rich, atmospheric darks, just adds to the visual treat. Mateu’s drawings have just the right touch of exaggeration to give them extra visual appeal; lines are given an extra spring, forms bent out just a bit, and figures swirled into motion in a way that gives everything a sense of verve and life.” - Charley Parker Read more About the Author Spanish born Marcos Mateu-Mestre is a visual concept, traditional animation layout, and graphic novel artist whose film credits include titles such as ‘Balto’, ‘The Prince of Egypt’, ‘Asterix and the Vikings’ and ‘Surf’s Up’ amongst others. With an extensive experience of twenty years in feature animation, working mainly for Dreamworks  and Sony Pictures, he has also been teaching drawing, illustration and visual storytelling techniques for twelve years. His works as a film maker have mostly included both the design and cinematic aspects of film, taking care of frame composition, lighting and visual continuity of many key sequences in some major productions. Read more

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Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs from a Year in Space

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Pdf:Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut's Photographs from a Year in Space.Review “Gorgeously produced . . . stunning . . . a revelation . . . Kelly has created a magnificent union of art and science.” —Booklist “[Scott Kelly’s] pictures of  Peruvian volcanoes, the rift lakes of Mongolia, and salt pans in the Willard Bay of the Great Salt Lake are really like nothing you can imagine . . . breathtaking.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer“Gorgeous . . . Kelly documents incredible moments on his journey.” —Locke Hughes, NBC News“In vivid, breathtaking, photographic detail, [Scott Kelly] records the vastness and stillness of space, and the unparalleled and mysterious beauty of the big, blue marble we call Earth. Explorers, science geeks and environmentalists alike will find what they seek in Infinite Wonder.” —Signature“Kelly captures the vastness of the universe and juxtaposes it with the beauty of Earth.” —The Florida Times-Union“[Infinite Wonder] makes a great companion to his recent memoir Endurance or a good stand-alone showpiece.” —Sarah Lewin, Science Insider News“A stunning coffee table book.” —Diane La Rue, The Citizen Read more About the Author SCOTT KELLY is a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired astronaut, and a retired U.S. Navy captain. A veteran of four space flights, Kelly commanded the International Space Station on three expeditions and was a member of the yearlong mission to the ISS. During the Year in Space mission, he set records for the total accumulated number of days spent in space and for the single longest space mission by an American astronaut. He lives in Houston, Texas. Read more

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The Art of Spirited Away

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Pdf:The Art of Spirited Away.The Art of Spirited Away collects colour illustrations of Spirited Away for the first time in an English edition! This book includes paintings and designs from the new animated film from the director of Kiki's Delivery Service and Princess Mononoke. Large-size, hardcover coffee-table book featuring artwork from the renowned animated film, Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Features commentary, colour stills, sketches, storyboards, and illustrations used to envision the rich fantasy world of the film. Also includes a complete English-language script.

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Room to Dream

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Pdf:Room to Dream.An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of his closest colleagues, friends, and family - adapted by David Lynch from the print book especially for this audio program.In this unique hybrid of biography and memoir, David Lynch opens up for the first time about a life lived in pursuit of his singular vision, and the many heartaches and struggles he's faced to bring his unorthodox projects to fruition. Lynch's lyrical, intimate, and unfiltered personal reflections riff off biographical sections written by close collaborator Kristine McKenna and based on more than 100 new interviews with surprisingly candid ex-wives, family members, actors, agents, musicians, and colleagues in various fields who all have their own takes on what happened. Room to Dream is a landmark book that offers a one-time all-access pass into the life and mind of one of our most enigmatic and utterly original living artists. With insights into . . . Eraserhead The Elephant Man Dune Blue Velvet Wild at Heart Twin Peaks Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me Lost Highway The Straight Story Mulholland Drive INLAND EMPIRE Twin Peaks: The Return Adapted for audio.

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The Art of Rick and Morty

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Pdf:The Art of Rick and Morty.Featuring exclusive never before seen concept art with a killer Glow-in-the-Dark cover, this is the art book that Rick and Morty fans have been waiting for!The animated science-fiction adventures of Rick and Morty are irreverent, shocking, and hilarious--from the cynical and rapid-fire one liners, to the grotesquely and endearing character designs. Now, take a deep trans-dimensional dive into the creation of these many insane universes with The Art of Rick and Morty!This new book is a must-have, not only for followers of the series, but for fans of animation as well! Featuring intimate commentary from the show's creators accompanying a vast collection of process, concept, and production art, this volume offers a tantalizing exploration of one of the most outlandish and beloved shows on television. Don't miss your chance to see the amazing art that goes into creating this twisted and fantastic Adult Swim series!

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The Art of Star Wars Rebels

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Pdf:The Art of Star Wars Rebels.An incredible hardcover amassing art and creator commentary chronicling four seasons of adventure in a galaxy far, far away!In the early days of the rebellion, a tight-knit group of rebels from various backgrounds banded together against all odds to do their part in the larger mission of defeating the Galactic Empire, sparking hope across the galaxy. The award-winning team from Lucasfilm Animation brought the beloved occupants of the Ghost into our homes five years ago, now, take a step behind-the-scenes to witness the journey from paper to screen with The Art of Star Wars Rebels. Featuring never-before-seen concept art and process pieces along with exclusive commentary from the creative team behind the show, Dark Horse Books and Lucasfilm proudly present the official look inside one of the galaxy's most beloved shows.

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The Art of Over the Garden Wall

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Pdf:The Art of Over the Garden Wall.About the Author Well-known as the creative director and writer on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time series, McHale is an artist/writer/cartoonist and the creator of the Over the Garden Wall mini-series. Read more

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Avatar: The Last Airbender (The Art of the Animated Series)

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Pdf:Avatar: The Last Airbender (The Art of the Animated Series).From the Back Cover Since its debut in 2005, Avatar: The Last Airbender has been one of Nickelodeon's most talked about and highest-rated animated series. Offering an epic storyline, engaging characters, action, adventure, and a powerful message about the importance of hope in a world besieged by war, it is also beautifully executed, harmonizing Western influences with aesthetic inspiration drawn from a diverse array of cultures, including those of China, Japan, India, and the Inuit.An unprecedented look at the concept, design, and production art behind this smash-hit, award-winning series, Avatar: The Last Airbender — The Art of the Animated Series features hundreds of images, most of which Nickelodeon has never released to the public, and chronicles the show's development — from the very first sketch through to the series finale and beyond! With extensive commentary from series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino. Read more About the Author Bryan Konietzko is a director, writer, and producer. Konietzko is a cocreator of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. He was educated at the Rhode Island School of Design.Michael Dante DiMartino is an American animation director best known as the cocreator, executive producer, and story editor of the animated TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, both on Nickelodeon. He was born in Shelburne, Vermont. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design with Bryan Konietzko, with whom he created Avatar. Before Avatar, Mike worked for twelve years at Film Roman, helping to direct King of the Hill, Family Guy, and Mission Hill in addition to his own animated short, Atomic Love. The author lives in Santa Monica, California. Read more

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How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro

Pdf Photography How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro

Pdf:How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro.How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck is a quick and easy guide that will make your video better instantly - whether you hear it cover to cover or just listen to a few chapters. It's about the language of video. How to think like a director, regardless of equipment (amateurs think about the camera, pros think about communication). It's about the rules developed over a century of movie-making - which work - just as well when shooting a two-year-old's birthday party. Written by Steve Stockman, the director of Two Weeks (2007), plus TV shows, music videos, and hundreds of commercials, How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck explains in 74 short, pithy, insightful chapters how to tell a story and entertain your audience. How to shoot video people will want to watch. At the end of every chapter is a suggestion of how to immediately put what you learned into practice, so the next time you're shooting you'll have begun to master the skill. Accompanying the book is a website with video clips to illustrate different rules, techniques, and situations. Here's how to think in shots--how to move-point-shoot-stop-repeat, instead of planting yourself in one spot and pressing "Record" for five minutes. Why never to shoot until you see the whites of your subject's eyes. Why to zoom with your feet and not the lens. How to create intrigue on camera. The book covers the basics of framing, lighting, sound (use an external mic), editing, special effects (turn them off!), and gives advice on shooting a variety of specific situations: Sporting events, parties and family gatherings, graduations and performances. Plus, how to make instructional and promotional videos, how to make a music video, how to capture stunts, and much more.

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The Flick (TCG Edition)

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Pdf:The Flick (TCG Edition).Review 'The play’s genially comic narrative of the conflicts, fantasies, and isolation of the working poor, a trio of low level employees at a struggling cinema in Western Massaschusetts, is vivid, amusing, and quirky.' - Bill Marx, The Arts Fuse'An idiosyncratic original... The Flick slides from funny to wrenching and back again.' - Don Aucoin, The Boston Globe“Funny, heartbreaking, sly and unblinking…The Flick may be the best argument anyone has yet made for the continued necessity and profound uniqueness of theater.” —Jesse Green, New York“Hilarious and ineffably touching… Ms. Baker’s peerless aptitude for exploring how people grope their way toward a sense of equanimity, even as they learn to accept disappointment, is among the things that make her such a gifted writer.” —Charles Isherwood, New York Times“This hypnotic, heartbreaking micro-epic about movies and moving on is irreducibly theatrical.” —David Cote, TimeOut New York'Annie Baker, one of the freshest and most talented to emerge Off Broadway in the past decade, writes with tenderness and keen insight. Her writing is a great blessing to performers. The Flick draws out nakedly truthful and unadorned acting. This lovingly observed play will sink deep into your consciousness.' —Charles Isherwood, New York Times'Perfection. Annie Baker is a genuine original, the real thing. She follows last season's Uncle Vanya version with this bold absolutely mesmerizing comic drama.' —David Finkle, Huffington Post'Ms. Baker is a master miniaturist chasing big themes — love and loyalty; kindness and cruelty; fantasy and reality. As in The Aliens and Circle Mirror Transformation, the dialogue is uncannily, you-are-there authentic.' —Joe Dziemianowicz, NY Daily News Read more About the Author Read more

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How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro

Pdf Photography How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro

Pdf:How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro.How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck is a quick and easy guide that will make your video better instantly-- whether you read it cover to cover or just skim a few chapters.  It's about the language of video. How to think like a director, regardless of equipment (amateurs think about the camera, pros think about communication).  It's about the rules developed over a century of movie-making--which work just as well when shooting a two-year-old's birthday party. Written by Steve Stockman, the director of Two Weeks (2007), plus TV shows, music videos, and hundreds of commercials, How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck explains in 74 short, pithy, insightful chapters how to tell a story and entertain your audience. How to shoot video people will want to watch. Here's how to think in shots--how to move-point-shoot-stop-repeat, instead of planting yourself in one spot and pressing "Record" for five minutes. Why never to shoot until you see the whites of your subject's eyes. Why to "zoom" with your feet and not the lens. How to create intrigue on camera. The book covers the basics of video production: framing, lighting, sound (use an external mic), editing, special effects (turn them off!), and gives advice on shooting a variety of specific situations: sporting events, parties and family gatherings, graduations and performances. Plus, how to make instructional and promotional videos, how to make a music video, how to capture stunts, and much more. At the end of every chapter is a suggestion of how to immediately put what you learned into practice, so the next time you're shooting you'll have begun to master the skill. Accompanying the book is a website with video clips to illustrate different video production rules, techniques, and situations.

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Go Team Venture!: The Art and Making of The Venture Bros.

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Pdf:Go Team Venture!: The Art and Making of The Venture Bros..About the Author Christopher McCulloch, also known by the pseudonym Jackson Publick, is an American comic book and television writer, storyboard artist, and voice actor known for his work on several Tick properties and for the animated television series The Venture Bros. He and Doc Hammer are The Venture Bros. co-creators, writers, editors, and directors, producing the show through their animation company Astro-Base Go. McCulloch voices over 20 characters in the series, including Hank Venture, The Monarch, and Sergeant Hatred. Read more

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The Art of Moana

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Pdf:The Art of Moana.Review 'The Art of Moana offers an incredible breakdown on the creative process for the major characters and locations viewers have fallen in love with. Readers will enjoy character sketches showing the evolution of Moana herself, as well as variations on her necklace - which is key to the story... No matter which character or location is your fave, you'll find an unparalleled behind-the-scenes look at its development in this book.'-Fangirlish'This movie is simply beautiful and the book is a perfect companion to the film.'-MediaMikes'This book from Jessica Julius and Maggie Malone...takes you behind the scenes of the film's production by focusing on the lavish visual creativity of the production.'-The Den of Geek'Adults will enjoy 'The Art of Moana,' a coffee-table book filled with sketches and artwork, along with tips about the characters, the making of the film, and the history...The book is colorful as well as informative. It's definitely something fans of animation and especially fans of this film will want to have. This is filled with amazing pictures to embrace the beauty of the location and the cuteness of all the characters.'--Daily Herald'If you enjoyed the film and you want to dig into some of the culture behind it and what went into creating the movie, this book is a great way to do that.'-GeekDad Read more About the Author Maggie Malone is head of creative affairs at Walt Disney Animation Studios. She lives in Los Angeles.Jessica Julius is senior creative executive at Walt Disney Animation Studios. She is the author of The Art of Zootopia, as well as several children's books. She lives in Los Angeles.John Lasseter is a two-time Academy Award®–winning director, chief creative officer at Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, and principal creative officer at Walt Disney Imagineering.John Musker, director of Moana, began at Walt Disney Animation Studios in 1977 and collaborated with Ron Clements on several award-winning, acclaimed features, including The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and The Princess and the Frog.Ron Clements, director of Moana, started his career at Walt Disney Animation Studios as an apprentice for Disney legend Frank Thomas and went on to work on classics The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and The Princess and the Frog. Read more

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The Art of Mondo

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Pdf:The Art of Mondo.Review   “For the first time, The Art of Mondo brings together this highly sought-after art in one deluxe volume that showcases the incredible ingenuity of the studio’s diverse stable of artists whose vastly different styles are united by one guiding principle: limitless passion for their subject matter.” (City Book Review)“If there is a “must own” on this list, it is probably The Art of Mondo. It’s a stupendous collection…” (The Film Stage) Read more About the Author Mondo is an art gallery and online store devoted to a passionate love of film, art, music, and collectibles. The company has received global recognition for bringing art back to movie poster design and has emerged as one of the leading curators of classic and contemporary film soundtracks on vinyl.  Read more

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Humans of New York

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Pdf:Humans of New York.Amazon.com Review The Top 5 Humans of New York Brandon Stanton's thousands of not-quite-candid street portraits of New Yorkers (and accompanying captions, usually from the subjects themselves) have made his Humans of New York blog both poignant and extremely popular--as well as garnering him recognition as one of Time magazine's '30 People Under 30 Changing the World.' This book of the same title collects 400 of his best portraits, telling small stories that are outsized in their humor, candor, and humanity. It was also our number one pick for the best books of the year in Photography. Here are Stanton's own top five favorite images, accompanied by his own words. Click on the images to see larger versions, and learn more about Humans of New York. It also makes a wonderful gift for any of the humans in your life. -- Jon Foro   1) Ironically, some of the best quotes come from the people who have the least amount of time to talk to me. She told me: 'I can't talk, because these shadows are changing every second.' Normally I'm a bit downtrodden if I'm unable to interview a subject, but I thought her 'brush-off' was the perfect complement to the photo.     2) I always cite this photo as representing the most emotional interaction that I've ever had on the street. I came across this 100 year old woman just south of Central Park. She was walking in a rainstorm with a very bright umbrella. After I took her photo, I got under the umbrella with her, and asked her for one piece of advice. She said: 'I'll tell you what my husband told me when he was dying. I asked him: 'Mo, how am I supposed to live without you?' And he told me: 'Take the love you have for me and spread it around.''     3) I was walking through Chelsea one morning when I noticed someone rolling around in the middle of the street. Of course I started running toward the scene, and when I arrived, I found this drag queen. Apparently she had been performing a song at a nearby bar, and at the climax of her performance, ran into the street and threw her tips into the air. I joke that this photo captures more elements of New York than any other I've taken.     4) I love this photo because of the variety of expressions that I managed to capture. I found these kids in the Lower East Side, making the most of a hot summer day. Right before I took the photo, one of the kids leaned a little too far forwards and started spilling water from the pool. This created a variety of different responses from his fellow swimmers.     5) The young boy seemed so unwilling to participate in the portrait, that at first it seemed like a photo would be impossible. But his shyness ended up coming through beautifully, creating a portrait of the relationship between mother and son.   Read more Amazon.com Review An Amazon Best Book of the Month, October 2013: The thing that always amazes me about New York is that it works at all: so many people, stacked on top of each other in apartments or wedged side-by-side on the streets, that it once seemed--to my admittedly West Coast eyes--that there could be no room to breathe, to stretch, to be human in such a seemingly inhumane environment. Even the garbage (the literal garbage; no Travis Bickle allusions here) is pushed to the sidewalk--there’s not even space between buildings to hide it. But once I’d been there--admittedly late--I understood that it’s the people themselves that make it work; that diversity and self-expression (not to mention the necessity) create a kind of space on their own. Brandon Stanton gets it. His thousands of not-quite-candid street portraits of New Yorkers (and accompanying captions, usually from the subjects themselves) have made his Humans of New York blog both poignant and extremely popular. And now, his book of the same title collects 400 of his best portraits, telling small stories that are outsized in their humor, candor, and humanity. As it turns out, inner-space is a dimension all its own, and it counts, too. --Jon Foro Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Sierra Club Wilderness Calendar 2019

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Pdf:Sierra Club Wilderness Calendar 2019.With more than 10 million copies sold, the Sierra Club Wilderness Calendar has been America's best-loved wall calendar for more than 40 years. The latest edition once again sets the standard with its breathtaking images of wild places across the country—all beautifully reproduced in stunning large format.

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A Mile Above Texas

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Pdf:A Mile Above Texas.Review 'From sprawling cities to coastlines to deserts, Sauceda’s 3,822-mile journey in the course of five days presents a view of Texas like you have never seen it before.' (Alcalde 2018-09-01)'The photographer's collection of aerial images shot from a single-engine Cessna will have you seeing the Lone Star State from a whole new angle.' (Texas Monthly 2018-09-25)'Wherever you look, A Mile Above Texas provides a fresh perspective on our state.' (Austin Chronicle 2018-12-07)'[Sauceda's] images illustrate the stunning diversity of the state's landscape.' (Zócalo Public Square 2019-02-19) Read more Review 'Jay B. Sauceda is creating a new kind of literature for the state, a visual literature that is as significant and powerful as John Graves’s Goodbye to a River, Robert Caro’s The Path to Power, Edna Ferber’s Giant, or T. R. Fehrenbach’s Lone Star. His compositions accomplish what all great work does—offering a new way of seeing things so familiar that we have stopped seeing them.' (Rick Bass, in Texas Monthly) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Humans of New York : Stories

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Pdf:Humans of New York : Stories.Review “As the quotes grew longer, and the interviews deeper, Stanton developed a signature storytelling style―one that blends the lure of urban voyeurism with an eye for the extraordinary detail in seemingly ordinary subjects. What makes these photographs compelling is their sincerity, their air of authenticity. All are taken on the spot of first contact. Some people are caught mid-sentence. Even those who pose are free of the sterile stiffness of staged portraits.” ―The Economist“A wondrous mix of races, ages, genders, and social classes, and on virtually every page is a surprise.” ―Kirkus Reviews, starred review“Some street photographers hide behind phone booths like paparazzi so their subject won't be aware of their presence, but for Stanton it's precisely that awkward interaction, the tearing down of the wall between strangers, that he covets.” ―The Huffington Post“There's no judgment, just observation and in many cases reverence, making for an inspiring reading and visual experience.” ―Publisher’s Weekly Read more About the Author BRANDON STANTON is the creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling book Humans of New York as well as the children's book, Little Humans. He was a 2013 Time Magazine '30 people under 30 changing the world,' an ABC News Person of the Week, told stories from around the world in collaboration with the United Nations, and was invited to photograph President Obama in the Oval Office. His photography and storytelling blog, also called Humans of New York is followed by over fifteen million people on several social media platforms. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and lives in New York City. Read more

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Beaches

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Pdf:Beaches.About the Author Gray Malin is a photographer best known for his aerial beach photography, which he has transformed into a lighthearted, conversation-igniting, joyful brand. His work’s sense of adventure and escapism has turned him into a household name. Malin is based in Los Angeles. Read more

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Escape

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Pdf:Escape.About the Author Gray Malin is a fine-art photographer and the New York Times bestselling author of Beaches. His work hangs in homes across the world and can be found in both private and public collections. He lives in Los Angeles.   Read more

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Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs

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Pdf:Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs.About the Author Andrea G. Stillman, who worked with Adams in the 1970s, has edited several books of his photographs and writings, including LETTERS AND IMAGES: 1916-1984, OUR NATIONAL PARKS, and ANSEL ADAMS IN COLOR. Read more

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The Americans

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Pdf:The Americans.From Publishers Weekly In this 50th anniversary reissue, celebrated photographer Frank maintains the format (left page: brief caption, right page: photo) and introduction (Jack Kerouac: 'with the agility, mystery, genius, sadness and strange secrecy of a shadow Frank photographed scenes that have never been seen before on film'), the images themselves have been re-scanned, re-cropped by Frank and, in two cases, changed. Frank's images, taken all across the country, leave the viewer with a solemn impression of American life. From funerals to drug store cafeterias to parks, Frank recorded every shade of everyday life he encountered: the lower and upper classes, the living and dead, the hopeful and destitute, all the while experimenting with angle, focus and grain to increase impact. Preceding an exhibition that will tour U.S. galleries in 2009, this volume will no doubt introduce new generations to Frank's inimitable record of daily life fifty years ago. Kerouac says, fittingly, that 'after seeing these pictures you end up finally not knowing any more whether a jukebox is sadder than a coffin'; those who don't comprehend Kerouac's comment have yet to experience this classic collection. 83 tri-tone plates. Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more Review [Frank] pioneered a whole new subject matter that we [now] define as icons: cars, jukeboxes, even the road itself. (Scott Indrisek Artsy)The photographs from his seminal book The Americans, which took a critical look at our nation’s life in the 1950s, are timeless. His work continues to inspire new generations to follow his path to see what is invisible in America. (L'Oeil de la Photographie)His work is revolutionary in showing an America that was not seen, but also creating a way of seeing in photography that was new, powerful and charged. (Ken Light San Francisco Chronicle)...Robert Frank changed history with the 83 images that appeared in his stark breakthrough “The Americans. (Sam Whiting SFGate)That is the miracle of great socially committed art: It addresses our sources of deepest unease, helps us to confront what we cannot organize or explain by making all of it unforgettable. (Nicholas Dawidoff The New York Times Magazine)The exhibition is as comprehensive as it is ephemeral featuring a wealth of photographs, all of Frank’s books since 1947, and his films that he began focusing on in the early 1960s. (Lisa Contag Artinfo) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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1,000 Places to See Before You Die Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2019

Pdf Photography 1,000 Places to See Before You Die Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2019

Pdf:1,000 Places to See Before You Die Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar 2019.About the Author Patricia Schultz is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die. A veteran travel journalist with over 30 years of experience, she has written for guides such as Frommer’s and Berlitz and periodicals including the Wall Street Journal and Travel Weekly, where she is a contributing editor. She also executive-produced a Travel Channel television show based on 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Her home base is New York City, but it’s rare to find her there. Read more

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Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet's South Beach 1977–1980

Pdf Photography Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet's South Beach 1977–1980

Pdf:Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet's South Beach 1977–1980.Review [Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet’s South Beach 1977-1980] reveals that New Yorkers were in the wrong all those years when they referred to Miami Beach as God’s waiting room. [The book] chronicles how their bubbles and zaydes were really on a rip-roaring, permanent spring break for old folks. (Rebecca Kleinman WWD)Floral patterns, shades of fuschia and pear, and bold Art Deco structures enliven Andy Sweet’s pictures of 1970s South Beach, Miami. Even the photographer’s last name suggests the merriment and candy hues that color his frames. (Alina Cohen Artsy) Read more

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Safari: A Photicular Book

Pdf Photography Safari: A Photicular Book

Pdf:Safari: A Photicular Book.Review 'Shots of cheetahs, rhinos, and gazelles spring to life as the pages turn.' —Entertainment Weekly “An imaginative interpretation of the real thing.”—Audubon magazine 'Lenticular technology takes a big leap forward with this virtual safari.'—PW magazine  “AMAZING! The safari comes to life with each turn of the page.”—Jennifer Holland, bestselling author of Unlikely Friendships  “Lenticular technology takes a big leap forward with this virtual safari.” ―PW magazine (Entertainment Weekly)“Shots of cheetahs, rhinos, and gazelles spring to life as the pages turn.” ―Entertainment Weekly (Audubon magazine)“An imaginative interpretation of the real thing.” ―Audubon magazine Read more From the Back Cover A magical journey. A safari in your hands.   Animals in living motion, as real as if you were there. The cheetah bounds, the lion charges. The African elephant snaps its ears. Using unique Photicular technology, SAFARI is the adventure of a lifetime, and a book unlike any other.   Experience it for yourself. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Above San Francisco: 50 Years of Aerial Photography

Pdf Photography Above San Francisco: 50 Years of Aerial Photography

Pdf:Above San Francisco: 50 Years of Aerial Photography.About the Author Robert Cameron’s photographic career began in 1933 as a news photographer for the Des Moines Register. During World War II, he worked for the War Department as a civilian photographer. After moving to San Francisco, he self-published his first Above book in 1969 and went on to publish 16 additional titles, with over three million copies in print. For more information on Cameron’s photographs, go to cameronfolio.com. Carl Nolte writes the weekly Native Son column for the San Francisco Chronicle, where he has worked since 1961.Carl Nolte is a fourth-generation San Franciscan and a reporter and columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, where his Native Son column appears every Sunday. In a long career with the paper, he has also served as an editor and was a war correspondent in the Persian Gulf war and during the invasion of Iraq. He has traveled extensively, particularly by sea. Nolte served for seven years as chairman of the board and CEO of the National Liberty Ship Memorial, which owns and operates the SS Jeremiah O’Brien, a World War II Liberty Ship. Among other awards, he has received a Maritime Heritage Award from the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association, the President’s Gold Medal for Public Service from the California Maritime Academy, and an honorary doctorate in humane letters from the University of San Francisco. He has written three books, most recently The San Francisco Century (2006).   Read more

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Ansel Adams in the National Parks: Photographs from America's Wild Places

Pdf Photography Ansel Adams in the National Parks: Photographs from America's Wild Places

Pdf:Ansel Adams in the National Parks: Photographs from America's Wild Places.Review 'A stunning visual journey through America's national parks and wildlands.'―Good Morning America Read more About the Author Andrea G. Stillman, who worked with Adams in the 1970s, has edited several books of his photographs and writings, including Letters And Images: 1916-1984, Our National Parks, and Ansel Adams In Color. Journalist, documentary filmmaker, and critic Richard B. Woodward writes frequently about the arts for the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Read more

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Paris in Color

Pdf Photography Paris in Color

Pdf:Paris in Color.Review 'The iconic landmarks for which Paris is known the world over rarely feature in the photography of Nichole Robertson - which is precisely what makes her imagery so compelling, irresistible and refreshingly different.' - Nicola Williams, Art of the Weekend  'She seeks out culture high and low, bits of nature thriving in the city and moments of human interaction. Neutral grays and browns are featured prominently in her work; bouncing against each other, like shades, they feel lively. Robertson's color-seeking approach is surprising, given the uniformly neutral shade that prevails in so much of Paris.' - CNN Travel  Read more From the Author I'm consistently drawn to the way color contrasts Paris' neutral facades, the way layers of paint erode into a form of abstract art, and to the details that are often overshadowed by iconic landmarks. The photos offer candid glimpses of the thoughtful craftsmanship, pedestrian pleasures and gracefully worn textures that cumulatively capture the unmistakable charm of Paris. - Nichole Robertson Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico: Photographs

Pdf Photography Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico: Photographs

Pdf:Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico: Photographs.Review Iturbide has spent a life finding the fantastical amongst the ordinary. (Elyssa Goodman Artsy)The people who inhabit “Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico” are invariably presented with dignity, however extraordinary their rituals and animating tics; they persevere in a land of intense sunlight, dark shadows and whirring birds. (William Meyers Wall Street Journal)Graciela Iturbide may be one of the most renowned photographers working today. Five decades into her journey with a camera, her work, most famously in indigenous communities in her native Mexico, has achieved that rare trifecta ― admired by critics, revered by fellow photographers and adored by the public. (Evelyn Nieves New York Times: Photo Lens Blog)Graciela Iturbide projects her vision of Mexico: a country of political, religious, social, cultural and economic pluralities and tensions. A place where contrasts present themselves at every turn – sometimes harmonious, sometimes tense. (Charlotte Jansen British Journal of Photography) Read more

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Los Angeles: Portrait of a City

Pdf Photography Los Angeles: Portrait of a City

Pdf:Los Angeles: Portrait of a City.About the Author Kevin Starr holds a PhD from Harvard University and is Professor of History at the University of Southern California. His many articles and books have won him a Guggenheim Fellowship, Gold and Silver Medals of the Commonwealth Club, the Centennial Medal from Harvard, and the Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities. Read more

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This Is Mexico City

Pdf Photography This Is Mexico City

Pdf:This Is Mexico City.About the Author Abby Clawson Low is a design director specializing in identity and publication design. Her studio projects range from logos, websites, and books to self-published projects and collaborations, including work for The New York Times Magazine, Kid O products, Madewell, New York magazine, Abrams Books, Melcher Media, Partners & Space, Mayle, Seersucker, CHANCE, and Harvey Faircloth. Read more

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Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

Pdf Photography Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

Pdf:Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.About the Author PETER MENZEL and FAITH D'ALUISIO are the co-creators of the books Material World: A Global Family Portrait and Women in the Material World. They are also the co-authors of Man Eating Bugs and Robo sapiens: Evolution of a New Species. They live in Napa, California, and are the parents of Josh, Jack, Adam, and Evan. PETER MENZEL and FAITH D'ALUISIO are the co-creators of the books Material World: A Global Family Portrait and Women in the Material World. They are also the co-authors of Man Eating Bugs and Robo sapiens: Evolution of a New Species. They live in Napa, California, and are the parents of Josh, Jack, Adam, and Evan. Read more

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Sebastião Salgado: GENESIS

Pdf Photography Sebastião Salgado: GENESIS

Pdf:Sebastião Salgado: GENESIS.About the Author Sebastião Salgado began his career as a professional photographer in Paris in 1973 and subsequently worked with the photo agencies Sygma, Gamma, and Magnum Photos. In 1994 he and his wife Lélia created Amazonas Images, which exclusively handles his work. Salgado’s photographic projects have been featured in many exhibitions as well as books, including Other Americas (1986), Sahel, L'Homme en détresse (1986), Workers (1993), Terra (1997), Migrations (2000), The Children (2000), Africa (2007), and Genesis (2013). Read more

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New Orleans Then and Now®

Pdf Photography New Orleans Then and Now®

Pdf:New Orleans Then and Now®.About the Author Sharon Keating is a lawyer, a licensed tour guide for the City of New Orleans, and has volunteered for several tourist information organizations. Sharon is the author of New Orleans in Photographs and contributes to the website New Orleans for Visitors. Read more

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Paris

Pdf Photography Paris

Pdf:Paris.Paris is the City of Light, love, and savoir vivre. And this world-class capital is surely one of the planet's most photographed destinations, whether by tourists snapping a quick souvenir shot or professionals with high-end cameras. The brief preview we provide here shows how special this city really is. Paris has never been showcased as impressively, meaningfully, or dramatically as it is by the French photographer Serge Ramelli. His vision of the city--like all of his images--is unmistakably inspired by cinema. In addition to his second passion, filmmaking (which he does when he's not taking pictures), he is also fascinated by the films of Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Ridley Scott. Ramelli's interpretation of the bustling metropolis of Paris is at once impressive and fabulous. Pulsing with life both day and night, the city appears nearly devoid of people--a heavily symbolic place with many facets to explore, shining with an inimitable light.

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Karl Lagerfeld: Casa Malaparte

Pdf Photography Karl Lagerfeld: Casa Malaparte

Pdf:Karl Lagerfeld: Casa Malaparte.Review beautiful photographic book (Giulia Mutti AnOther Magazine)You have to engage with this book to totally get it. And even when it seems to be very thin with just 56 pages there is a lot to discover in it. (Michelle Van Der Veen museumlifestyle.com) Read more

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View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World

Pdf Photography View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World

Pdf:View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World.Review “It’s Virts’s photos that form the heart of the astonishingly beautiful View From Above. The book is not only a fascinating look at our planet from a perspective most of us will never experience but also a peek at daily life aboard the ISS and everything that entails.” –GeekDad  “Virts’ account sparkles with life, even when the station itself often seems sterile and mechanical…Moments like these separate View From Above from other coffee table space books that serve up lots of pretty Earth views, but leave out the humanity.” –Air & Space 'Ex-astronaut offers bold three-step plan to put humans on Mars...Terry Virts says we must look to NASA's past before we move forward with a program to go to the red planet.' --nbcnews.com“That moment of cosmic collegiality is just one of the stories recounted in Virts' dazzling new book…while things may be tense between Washington and the Kremlin, all such differences stop at the atmosphere's edge.” –Time.com“In a new photography book, former astronaut Terry Virts shares images and stories from his experience working on the International Space Station.' –Timeedge.com“Virts's new book of showcases images and stories from his NASA career and Columbia childhood.” –Baltimore Magazine  “Along with the incredible shots of the Earth and space, he also wrote about life aboard the space shuttle.” –Newsday  “How to take photographs from orbit, according to an actual astronaut.” –Techradar.com Read more About the Author Astronaut TERRY VIRTS grew up in Columbia, Maryland, outside of Baltimore. He wanted to be an astronaut ever since he read his first book about the Apollo missions when he was in kindergarten. He earned a bachelor of science degree in mathematics from the United States Air Force Academy in 1989, and a master of aeronautical science degree in aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Selected by NASA in 2000, he was the pilot of STS-130 mission aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour. In March 2015, Virts assumed command of the International Space Station, and spent over 200 days on it. Virts is one of the stars of the new IMAX film, A Beautiful Planet, released in April 2016. Read more

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Detroit's Grand River & Greenfield Neighborhood (Images of Modern America)

Pdf Photography Detroit's Grand River & Greenfield Neighborhood (Images of Modern America)

Pdf:Detroit's Grand River & Greenfield Neighborhood (Images of Modern America).About the Author Joseph McCauley lived one block from the Grand River Avenue and Greenfield Road intersection between 1951 and 1978. He went on to study journalism at Wayne State University and has retired after 30 years of service with the US Postal Service in Royal Oak. In addition to local archives, this collection of images was curated from the albums of many who remain nostalgic for the old neighborhood. Read more

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Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 Introduction Quick Reference Guide (4-page Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts - Laminated Card)

Pdf Photography Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 Introduction Quick Reference Guide (4-page Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts - Laminated Card)

Pdf:Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 Introduction Quick Reference Guide (4-page Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts - Laminated Card).About the Author Beezix has been publishing quick reference computer guides for trainers, training companies, corporations, and individuals across the US and Canada for the past 20 years. Founded by trainers, extensive industry experience made us aware of the need for a line of high-quality guides that were clear, accurate and concise. Our cards are designed for casual computer users right through to trainers and help desk staff. Read more

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Lightroom CC Complete Training: Learn the Entire Photographers Workflow in the new Lightroom CC

Pdf Photography Lightroom CC Complete Training: Learn the Entire Photographers Workflow in the new Lightroom CC

Pdf:Lightroom CC Complete Training: Learn the Entire Photographers Workflow in the new Lightroom CC.This ebook will take you through ALL of the features of Lightroom CC, from start to finish in detail!I teach you my entire workflow in Lightroom and we explore all of the features of Lightroom CC, from the basic to the advanced - you'll learn everything about Lightroom CC!

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Classic Introduction Quick Reference Guide (Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts - Laminated Card)

Pdf Photography Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Classic Introduction Quick Reference Guide (Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts - Laminated Card)

Pdf:Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Classic Introduction Quick Reference Guide (Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts - Laminated Card).About the Author Beezix has been publishing quick reference computer guides for trainers, training companies, corporations, and individuals across the US and Canada for the past 20 years. Founded by trainers, extensive industry experience made us aware of the need for a line of high-quality guides that were clear, accurate and concise. Our cards are designed for casual computer users right through to trainers and help desk staff. Read more

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Creative Black and White: Digital Photography Tips and Techniques

Pdf Photography Creative Black and White: Digital Photography Tips and Techniques

Pdf:Creative Black and White: Digital Photography Tips and Techniques.About the Author Harold Davis is a bestselling author of many books, the developer of a unique technique for photographing flowers for transparency, a Moab Master, and a Zeiss Ambassador. He is an internationally known photographer and a sought-after workshop leader. Find him online at www.digitalfieldguide.com. Read more

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A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book: 95 Inspiring Ideas for Photographing Your Friends, Your World, and Yourself

Pdf Photography A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book: 95 Inspiring Ideas for Photographing Your Friends, Your World, and Yourself

Pdf:A Beautiful Mess Photo Idea Book: 95 Inspiring Ideas for Photographing Your Friends, Your World, and Yourself.Amazon.com Review Creative Ideas from A Beautiful Mess Download these ideas for Cell Phone Photos Download this idea for Cupcake Toppers Read more About the Author Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman are sisters and the creative minds behind A Beautiful Mess (abeautifulmess.com), one of the world’s most popular DIY style blogs. Founded by Elsie in 2007, A Beautiful Mess covers craft, photography, recipes, decorating, style, and beauty. A Beautiful Mess has received press in Lucky, Bust, Readymade, and Southern Living magazines, and online at Design Sponge, Style Me Pretty, the Nest, and Apartment Therapy. Elsie and Emma are also the creators of a bestselling line of e-courses. Read more

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Beyond the Zone System, Fourth Edition

Pdf Photography Beyond the Zone System, Fourth Edition

Pdf:Beyond the Zone System, Fourth Edition.Review 'A really wonderful, easy to understand breakdown of the zone system for beginning photographers.'-Ruth Adams, University of Kentucky Read more From the Publisher Beyond the Zone System bridges the gap between the more theoretical aspects of the photographic process and the popular empirical procedures used by many photographers in the attempt to predict and control the quality of their photographs in practice. This book is intended primarily for photographers who use large-format cameras and black-and-white sheet film, but the basic information about how the B&W photographic materials and processes work will be useful to users of any B&W film format. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Darkroom Cookbook (Alternative Process Photography)

Pdf Photography The Darkroom Cookbook (Alternative Process Photography)

Pdf:The Darkroom Cookbook (Alternative Process Photography).About the Author Steve Anchell has taught digital and darkroom classes at Oregon State University, and has conducted workshops since 1979 at institutions such as the International Center for Photography, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, and UCLA. Steve is a former contributing editor to Outdoor Photographer and Camera & Darkroom, and has written articles for Shutterbug, photo technique, and many other major photography magazines. He is the author of Digital Photo Assignments, The Variable Contrast Printing Manual, and coauthor of The Film Developing Cookbook, published by Focal Press. Read more

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The Film Developing Cookbook (Darkroom Cookbook, Vol. 2)

Pdf Photography The Film Developing Cookbook (Darkroom Cookbook, Vol. 2)

Pdf:The Film Developing Cookbook (Darkroom Cookbook, Vol. 2).Review Review of The Darkroom Cookbook:'The Darkroom Cookbook is destined to become a classic. For anyone working in black-and-white it is a must have.'--Shutterbug, September 1996'This elegant, user-friendly book clearly provides the photo-chemical information necessary for the photographer to be in control of his or her black and white film developing. I cannot praise the writing and design of The Film Developing Cookbook highly enough.' - Journal of the Print World'...this is a very important publication for every fan of the darkroom. You'll learn huge amounts of stuff about photographic processes.'www.photocrack.comPhotographic processing is a chemical process. While it is not necessary to know anything about chemistry, it is necessary to understand what photographic chemicals do, and why. The Film Developing Cookbook will help photographers acquire a working knowledge of photographic chemistry that is relevant to black and white film developing and serve as a reference and refresher for photographers at all stages of their skill.This companion to The Darkroom Cookbook will help photographers become familiar with different developer formulas for achieving a wide range of pictorial effects, and teach them how to mix and use photographic solutions from scratch-even to create new ones. Many of the developing formulas and archival fixing solutions contained in The Film Developing Cookbook have never before been presented.Topics covered in this manual include:· Films· Developer ingredients· Types of developers· Formulas· Speed increasing· Mixing and storing stock solutions· Stop baths, fixers, and washing· Safety· Chemical and equipment suppliers· Recommended development time for hundreds of films and developers Read more From the Publisher The Film Developing Cookbook specifically addresses the difficult subject of T-grain film development. It includes rarely found information on film development and the nature of film developers. The authors take bold and controversial stances on many widely accepted film developing dogmas. They tackle many of the widely accepted 'myths' of film development. They reject the trend toward 'scientific evaluation' of films and developers in favor of the photographer developing a personal aesthetic without relying exclusively on densitometry or H&D curves. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Photoshop Workbook: Professional Retouching and Compositing Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

Pdf Photography The Photoshop Workbook: Professional Retouching and Compositing Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

Pdf:The Photoshop Workbook: Professional Retouching and Compositing Tips, Tricks, and Techniques.About the Author Glyn Dewis is a photographer, retoucher, and trainer based just outside of Oxford in the UK. Working both nationally and internationally, his work sees him shooting promotional and commercial material for industry professionals, physique athletes, musicians, bands and actors. An Adobe Community Professional, Glyn teaches workshops and one-on-one coaching specifically covering all aspects of Adobe® Photoshop® from the basics through advanced retouching techniques, and Glyn is an instructor at Scott Kelby’s Photoshop World conference. Glyn can be found online at glyndewis.com, as well as at his YouTube channel, which has over 50,000 subscribers. Read more

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The Life of a Photograph, Second Edition: Archival Processing, Matting, Framing and Storage

Pdf Photography The Life of a Photograph, Second Edition: Archival Processing, Matting, Framing and Storage

Pdf:The Life of a Photograph, Second Edition: Archival Processing, Matting, Framing and Storage.Now that slides and photographs are increasingly being put onto video, the question of the preservative quality of videotape is considered and a number of measures are recommended for tape to survive storage. With expanded chapters, four completely newchapters, and updated appendices on suppliers and more, this edition offers everything you need to know to ensure the longevity of your collection.

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A Short Course in Photography: Digital (3rd Edition)

Pdf Photography A Short Course in Photography: Digital (3rd Edition)

Pdf:A Short Course in Photography: Digital (3rd Edition).About the Author Jim Stone is an Associate Professor of Photography at the University of New Mexico. His photographs have been collected by the Museum of Modern Art and The Smithsonian American Art Museum, among many others. Books of his work include Stranger Than Fiction (Light Work, 1993),Historiostomy (Piltdown Press, 2001), and Why My Pictures are Good (Nazraeli Press, 2005). He has also published six higher education titles that are widely used in university courses: A User¹s Guide to the View Camera, Darkroom Dynamics, Photography, Photography: The Essential Way, A Short Course in Photography, and A Short Course in Digital Photography. Barbara London has authored and co-authored many photography books from their first editions to their current ones, including Photography, Photography: The Essential Way, A Short Course in Photography, A Short Course in Digital Photography, The Photograph Collector's Guide, and more. Read more

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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)

Pdf Photography The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)

Pdf:The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter).About the Author Scott is Editor, Publisher, and co-founder of Photoshop User magazine, co-host of The Lightroom Show, and co-host of The Grid, the weekly, live talk show for photographers, and Executive Producer of the top-rated weekly show Photoshop User TV. He is President and CEO of KelbyOne, an online training and education firm dedicated to teaching Lightroom, Photoshop, and photography, based outside Tampa, Florida. Scott is a photographer, designer, and award-winning author of more than 60 books, including Photoshop for Lightroom Users, Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop, Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It: Learn Step by Step How to Go from Empty Studio to Finished Image, The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, and The Digital Photography Book, parts 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5. For the past five years, Scott has been honored with the distinction of being the world’s #1 best-selling author of photography technique books. His book, The Digital Photography Book, part 1, is now the best-selling book on digital photography in history. And, he recently received the HIPA Award for his contributions to photography education worldwide. His books have been translated into dozens of different languages, including Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Taiwanese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Arabic, Swedish, Turkish, Hebrew, and Portuguese, among others, and he is a recipient of the prestigious ASP International Award, presented annually by the American Society of Photographers for “…contributions in a special or significant way to the ideals of Professional Photography as an art and a science.” Scott is Training Director for the official Adobe Photoshop Seminar Tour and Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo. He’s a frequent speaker at conferences and trade shows around the world, is featured in a series of online learning courses at KelbyOne.com, and has been training Photoshop users and photographers since 1993. For more information on Scott, visit him at:His daily blog: http://scottkelby.comTwitter: @scottkelbyFacebook: www.facebook.com/skelbyGoogle+: Scottgplus.com Read more

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Master Photographer's Lith Printing Course: A Definitive Guide to Creative Lith Printing

Pdf Photography Master Photographer's Lith Printing Course: A Definitive Guide to Creative Lith Printing

Pdf:Master Photographer's Lith Printing Course: A Definitive Guide to Creative Lith Printing.The intrinsic beauty and creative potential of the lith printing process is accessible to anyone who has access to a darkroom. This technique requires only special developers that are readily available and cost no more than conventional materials. This is the first step-by-step book on this exciting approach to print making. Written by Tim Rudman, the acknowledged master of this process, the book is aimed at all levels from first time lith printer to the advanced darkroom worker.

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The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression

Pdf Photography The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression

Pdf:The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression.This is a newly revised edition of the classic book The Art of Photography (first published in 1994), which has often been described as the most readable, understandable, and comprehensive textbook on photography. In his accessible style, Barnbaum presents how-to techniques for both traditional and digital approaches. Yet he goes well beyond the technical as he delves deeply into the philosophical, expressive, and creative aspects of photography. This book is geared toward every level of photographer who seeks to make a personal statement through their chosen medium.Bruce Barnbaum is recognized as one of the world’s finest photographers as well as an elite instructor. This newest incarnation of his book, which has evolved over the past 35 years, will prove to be an invaluable photographic reference for years to come. This is truly the resource of choice for the thinking photographer.Filled with over 100 beautiful photographs, as well as numerous charts, graphs, and tables.

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Van Dyke Brown: Historical and Alternative Photography

Pdf Photography Van Dyke Brown: Historical and Alternative Photography

Pdf:Van Dyke Brown: Historical and Alternative Photography.Another amazing practical guide by Peter Mrhar. This time, you have a book before you that will take you step-by-step through the world of the Van Dyke Brown photographic process. Without too much theory, with clear demonstrations, with extensive descriptions of mistake corrections, with descriptions of advanced techniques to increase contrast, print on fabric, brighten photos, toning, etc... In short, another book that will lead you to the mastery of photography without neuroses.

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The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes

Pdf Photography The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes

Pdf:The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes.Amazon.com Review Pssst, wanna make a weird photograph? How about a moody blue cyanotype or a Kallitype? Or maybe a ziatype, anthotype, or Ambrotype? Or perhaps you'd just like to know more about image transfer processes or how to make a pinhole camera. Imagine knowing a really cool guy who casually tells you lots of valuable stuff about the history and science of photography while you're working in his experimental darkroom, and you've got the essence of the unusual and delightful Book of Alternative Photographic Processes. Christopher James, a photographer and former Harvard University professor, leads you carefully through the chemistry and use of materials for each process. He offers numerous ways to make negatives and prepare the printing paper, and he coaches you in understanding and accepting the enormously variable effects of each method. Seven useful appendices deal with such topics as safety considerations and resources on the Web. Unlike the narrowly task-oriented approach of average how-to guide, this one points you to a much bigger world. Even the illustrations include a generous assortment of contemporary prints--among them James's own inventive images--as well as work by 19th- and early-20th-century photographers. They were the ones who pioneered most of the techniques that are now considered 'alternative.' The fun of this book--even for someone unlikely ever to set foot in a darkroom--lies in the author's fascinating excursions into the wide world of knowledge, from the workings of 3-D to Charles Babbage's steam-driven punch-card systems. Equally compelling are the author's sense of humor and his utter lack of dogmatism. 'In gum printing,' he writes, 'there are very few absolutely correct ways to do anything.' --Cathy Curtis Read more About the Author Christopher James is an internationally known artist and photographer whose photographs, paintings, and alternative process printmaking have been exhibited in galleries and museums in this country and abroad. His work has been published and shown extensively, including exhibitions in The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The George Eastman House, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The first two editions of his book, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes have received international critical acclaim and are universally recognized by artists, curators, historians, and educators as the definitive texts in the genre of alternative process photography and photographically integrated media and culture. Christopher, after 13 years at Harvard University, is presently University Professor and Director of the MFA in Photography program at The College of Art and Design - Lesley University. He is also a painter, graphic designer, and a professional scuba diver. His web site is www.christopherjames-studio.com Read more

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Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Concepts, Ideas, Materials, and Processes

Pdf Photography Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Concepts, Ideas, Materials, and Processes

Pdf:Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Concepts, Ideas, Materials, and Processes.About the Author Robert Hirsch is an artist, writer, and the director of Light Research (www.lightresearch.net). His books include Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography, Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age, Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Concepts, Equipment, Materials, and Processes, Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels, and Transformational Imagemaking: Handmade Photography from 1960 to Now. Hirsch is a former Associate Editor for Digital Camera and Photovision magazines, and a contributor to Afterimage, Exposure, History of Photography, The Photo Review, Photo Technique, and World Book Encyclopedia as well as former Director of CEPA Gallery. He has published scores of articles about visual culture and interviewed numerous eminent imagemakers. Hirsch’s work has been internationally exhibited in over 200 solo and group shows. Read more

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How to Process Nightscapes and Time-Lapses: Volume 2 (Nightscapes & Time-Lapses)

Pdf Photography How to Process Nightscapes and Time-Lapses: Volume 2 (Nightscapes & Time-Lapses)

Pdf:How to Process Nightscapes and Time-Lapses: Volume 2 (Nightscapes & Time-Lapses).Volume 2 of my 2-volume Nightscapes and Time-Lapse set describes:• How to process still image “nightscapes” – images of landscapes taken at night by the light of the Moon or stars, and …• How to process and assemble time-lapse movies of the stars and Milky Way turning above Earthly scenes, all using DSLR cameras.The 435-page ebook includes —50 Step-by-Step Tutorials on how to use software: • Adobe Bridge, Adobe Camera Raw, Photoshop and Lightroom• DxO PhotoLab, ON1 Photo Raw, and Affinity Photo image processing programs (non-subscription alternatives to Adobe)• LRTimelapse advanced time-lapse software• Starry Landscape Stacker and Sequator stacking programs• Advanced Stacker Actions and StarStaX star trail programs• PTGui panorama stitching software• TLDF and Sequence time-lapse assembly softwareand more!You’ll learn —• How to develop Raw files, the essential first step to great images and movies.• How to process nightscape stills using techniques such as compositing multiple exposures, masking ground and sky, and using non-destructive adjustment layers and smart filters.• How to stitch panoramas of the night sky and Milky Way, using Camera Raw, Photoshop, and PTGui software.• How to stack star trail images made of hundreds of frames.• How to process hundreds of time-lapse frames using Adobe Camera Raw, Bridge, Photoshop, and Lightroom.• How to assemble time-lapse movies from those same hundreds of frames.• How to process advanced “Holy Grail” time-lapse transitions from day to night• How to use time-lapse processing tools such as LRTimelapse, Panolapse, Sequence, TLDF, Timelapse Workflow, and Advanced Stacker ActionsNOTE: Volume 2 does NOT cover any topics and techniques for taking images, just the post-processing. Volume 1 covers photography. What’s in the book —• Getting Started• Chapter 1: Processing Still Images – Basic• Chapter 2: Processing Still Images – Advanced• Chapter 3: Processing Time-Lapse Movies – Basic• Chapter 4: Processing Time-Lapse Movies – Advanced• Chapter 5: The Final Cut• Appendix: Learning More and Being InspiredTo learn more, go to www.amazingsky.com/nightscapesbook.htmlNOTE: The ebook is a large download and a high-resolution file to preserve the details in software screenshots to allow zooming in to see menus and image details.ALSO NOTE: The blue internal hyperlinks and hyperlinks to external websites worked with the file produced by Kindle Textbook Creator. But they seem NOT to work with the “packaged” version that KTC then exports and uploads to Amazon. So, throughout the book I have provided URLs for critical links, for you to copy and paste into your browser, for manually going to the websites and videos pointed to. Sorry for the inconvenience!About the AuthorAlan Dyer has authored or co-authored several traditional print guidebooks for amateur astronomers, notably The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide with Terence Dickinson, available at most bookstores and on-line outlets.His photos have appeared in calendars and in print magazines such as SkyNews, Astronomy, Sky and Telescope, Canadian Geographic, TIME, and National Geographic. They’ve been featured on websites such as CBSNews.com, NBCNews.com, Spaceweather.com, UniverseToday.com, and Astronomy Picture of the Day.Alan serves as a contributing editor to the magazines SkyNews and Sky and Telescope. He is a member of the exclusive The World at Night photography group.

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A Short Course in Photography: Digital

Pdf Photography A Short Course in Photography: Digital

Pdf:A Short Course in Photography: Digital.Demonstrates basic techniques in digital photography   Modeled after the widely used A Short Course in Photography:Film and Darkroom, the third edition of A Short Course in Photography: Digital presents photography entirely in its current, electronic form. This brief title demonstrates greater emphasis on the most up-to-date learning techniques, allowing students to keep up with modern technology. A Short Course in Photography: Digital teaches readers to emphasize their choices in picture making by presenting in depth basic techniques of photography. In additional to covering the basic techniques of photography, this title covers the impact of computers on this important art form.   MyArtsLab is an integral part of the London / Stone program. Engaging activities and assessment are part of a teaching and learning system that helps students gain a broader understanding of photography. With MyArtsLab, students can explore in-depth analyses of relevant artwork, architecture, artistic techniques, and more.   ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.   Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase.   Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code.   Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase.   -- 0205991602 / 9780205991600 A Short Course in Digital Photography Plus NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of:    0205206565 / 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205998259 / 9780205998258 A Short Course in Digital Photography

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From Photos to Art with Photoshop: An Illustrated Guidebook (Quick Start Guidebooks 1)

Pdf Photography From Photos to Art with Photoshop: An Illustrated Guidebook (Quick Start Guidebooks 1)

Pdf:From Photos to Art with Photoshop: An Illustrated Guidebook (Quick Start Guidebooks 1).This book does not require any prior knowledge of Photo Editing or Photoshop, but it will take you far beyond the basics. A painless, no-risk way to learn Photoshop in amazingly little time. 12 Hours of Video Training and 221 pages of Text and Illustrations for just $10. Al Judge's unique approach to teaching Photoshop will eliminate intimidation and have you creating amazing images in record time. This book has no prerequisites. You will learn Photoshop from the ground up. If you have never edited a photo in your life, you will quickly learn what is possible and how to do it. If you are already using Photoshop, you can jump past the foundational chapters and get right into the fun stuff.Ultimately, Photoshop is about technique. If you know the best techniques, you can do some things in minutes that might otherwise take hours or days.You won't be an expert when you finish this book, but you will know enough to become one quickly if you have the desire.Things that you will learn about Photoshop.How to customize your workspace for maximum efficiency.How to open, close, save, and arrange images.How Layers, Selections, and Layer Masks make Photoshop so powerful and non-destructive.How to remove unwanted objects from an image in a matter of seconds.How to create Art from ordinary Photos.˃˃˃ Photoshop is amazingly easy to use and user-friendly once you learn the basics and a few advanced techniques.Some Professional Photographers farm out their image editing to Photoshop Professionals because they are intimidated by the power and complexity of the program. This guidebook is written by a Professional Photographer in a way that will give you the skills to use the program immediately without the frustration and intimidation.˃˃˃ There are thousands of helpful videos about Photoshop topics on YouTube but familiarity with the program is assumed in most cases.You will find these videos difficult to follow unless you know your way around the program. Once you are comfortable with Photoshop, you can design your own curriculum for advanced studies. Each thing that you learn will make the next topic easier to understand and implement.˃˃˃ This is a no-risk proposition.Amazon will give you seven days to return the Kindle Version for a full refund.So why not take action today and discover what you have been missing. Just scroll back up the page and click the BUY NOW button on the right side of the page.

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Advanced Photo Editing: Turn Good Images Into Great Ones (Learn Photography Book 3)

Pdf Photography Advanced Photo Editing: Turn Good Images Into Great Ones (Learn Photography Book 3)

Pdf:Advanced Photo Editing: Turn Good Images Into Great Ones (Learn Photography Book 3).Money Back Guarantee/Full-Color Both VersionsLearn to Edit Images Like A ProffesionalIf you want to learn the advanced tools and techniques pros use, look no further. In this book, you will learn how to use popular software like Lightroom and create professional-looking images.You will learn:Create professional looking imagesWhat tools to use and how to use themWhat steps to take and in what orderAnd MoreGrab your copy today, just scroll upMoney Back GuaranteeIf you're not totally convinced that this book will improve your photography, all you have to do is click one button within 7 days and Amazon will return 100% of your purchase price. You have nothing to lose.Need another reason to buy this book?No prior knowledge neededExamples Image process of landscape, portrait, and wildlifeHighly illustrated (full color)Easy to understandAll the information needed to start editing photographsEasy to refer back to>>> About the AuthorDiego is a photographer from California. He started photography at the age of 12 and since then he's been learning everything he can to get better. He wanted to put all of these techniques he's learned through the years into a single book while still being understandable and fun to read. You can see some of his work on his website diegoagarcia.com.

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The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression

Pdf Photography The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression

Pdf:The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression.About the Author Bruce Barnbaum, of Granite Falls, WA, entered photography as a hobbyist in the 1960s, and after four decades, it is still his hobby. It has also been his life's work for the past 30 years.Bruce's educational background includes Bachelor's and Master's degrees in mathematics from UCLA. After working for several years as a mathematical analyst and computer programmer for missile guidance systems, he abruptly left the field and turned to photography.Bruce has authored several books, some of which have become classics. The Art of Photography was first published in 1994 and remained in print until 2007. Bruce has been self-publishing the book ever since, but with limited distribution (until now).Bruce is a frequent contributor to several photography magazines. His series 'The Master Printing Class' is featured in each issue of Photo Techniques, and his articles are published regularly in LensWork. Through his workshops, articles, lectures, books, and innovative photography, Bruce has become a well-known and highly-respected photographer, educator, and pioneer.Bruce is recognized as one of the finest darkroom printers on this planet, both for his exceptional black and white work, as well as for his color imagery. He understands light to an extent rarely found, and combines this understanding with a mastery of composition, applying his knowledge to an extraordinarily wide range of subject matter. His work is represented by more than ten galleries throughout the United States and Canada, and is in the collections of museums and private collectors worldwide.Bruce has been an active environmental advocate for more than three decades, both independently and through his involvement and leadership with organizations such as the Sierra Club, the National Audubon Society, the Stillaguamish Citizens' Alliance, 1000 Friends of Washington, and the North Cascades Conservation Council. Read more

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The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photographers

Pdf Photography The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photographers

Pdf:The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photographers.About the Author Peter Krogh is regarded as one of the world's leading experts on DAM, or digital asset management. A professional and avid personal photographer for more than twenty years, Peter is a passionate advocate for both the photographer and the photograph. He is an Alpha Tester for Adobe and his contributions can be seen in some of the features available in Adobe Photoshop CS2, Adobe Bridge, and the DNG RAW storage format.You can see his photography work on his website, http://www.peterkrogh.com. Read more about the book, and participate in an online discussion about the principles he promotes at http://www.theDAMbook.com. Read more

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Capturing the Shot: Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and Workflows for Digital Cinematography

Pdf Photography Capturing the Shot: Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and Workflows for Digital Cinematography

Pdf:Capturing the Shot: Fundamentals, Tools, Techniques, and Workflows for Digital Cinematography.Review 'David Stump shares decades of sage experience, knowledge, and expertise in cinematography and the filmmaking process. Including insight from various notables in respective fields, Digital Cinematography is an important, engaging book essential to understanding existing theory, tools, and applications for the aspiring and working cinematographer, filmmaker, and those interested in how and what we see.' - Keanu Reeves, Producer, Side by Side; Actor, 47 Ronin; A Scanner Darkly; The Matrix; Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure Read more About the Author David Stump, ASC has worked on numerous motion pictures and television productions as Director of Photography, as Visual Effects Director of Photography, and as a Visual Effects Supervisor, garnering Emmy nominations and an Academy Award for Scientific and Technical Achievement. A member of the Producer's Guild of America (PGA), the Visual Effects Society (VES), the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE), the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), Stump has worked in Digital Visual Effects for over 25 years, since the advent of Computer Generated Images for film. In 2001 he was accepted for full membership into the American Society of Cinematographers, where he is currently chairman of the Camera and Metadata Subcommittees of the ASC Technical Committee. Read more

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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)

Pdf Photography The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)

Pdf:The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter).Since Lightroom 1.0 first launched, Scott’s Kelby’s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers has been the world’s #1 bestselling Lightroom book (it has been translated into a dozen different languages), and in this latest version for Lightroom 6, Scott uses his same award-winning, step-by-step, plain-English style and layout to make learning Lightroom easy and fun. Scott doesn’t just show you which sliders do what (every Lightroom book will do that). Instead, by using the following three simple, yet brilliant, techniques that make it just an incredible learning tool, this book shows you how to create your own photography workflow using Lightroom: • Throughout the book, Scott shares his own personal settings and studio-tested techniques. Each year he trains thousands of Lightroom users at his live seminars and through that he’s learned what really works, what doesn’t, and he tells you flat out which techniques work best, which to avoid, and why. • The entire book is laid out in a real workflow order with everything step by step, so you can begin using Lightroom like a pro from the start. • What really sets this book apart is the last chapter. This is where Scott dramatically answers his #1 most-asked Lightroom question, which is: “Exactly what order am I supposed to do things in, and where does Photoshop fit in?” You’ll see Scott’s entire start-to-finish Lightroom 6 workflow and learn how to incorporate it into your own workflow. • Plus, this book includes a downloadable collection of some of the hottest Lightroom Develop module presets to give you a bunch of amazing effects with just one click! Scott knows firsthand the challenges today’s digital photographers are facing, and what they want to learn next to make their workflow faster, easier, and more fun. He has incorporated all of that into this major update for Lightroom 6. It’s the first and only book to bring the whole process together in such a clear, concise, and visual way. Plus, the book includes a special chapter on integrating Adobe Photoshop seamlessly right into your workflow, and you’ll learn some of Scott’s latest Photoshop portrait retouching techniques and special effects, which take this book to a whole new level. There is no faster, more straight to the point, or more fun way to learn Lightroom than with this groundbreaking book.

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The Photoshop Workbook: Professional Retouching and Compositing Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

Pdf Photography The Photoshop Workbook: Professional Retouching and Compositing Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

Pdf:The Photoshop Workbook: Professional Retouching and Compositing Tips, Tricks, and Techniques.The Photoshop Workbook: Professional Retouching and Compositing Tips, Tricks, and Techniques reveals the creative skills that photographer and retoucher Glyn Dewis uses for his global clients. In this guide you will learn not only his step-by-step Photoshop techniques, but how and when to apply them so that you, too, can take your images to a whole new level. Glyn starts by covering the individual Photoshop skills that are the essential building blocks of his process:     •    Mastering selections and cutouts with the Pen tool and other important tools    •    Dodging and burning, adding textures, transforming a location, and using the “power of gray” for composites    •    Applying lighting effects such as spotlights, beams, realistic shadows, reflections, and street lighting to images    •    Creating special effects, including snow and debris, and turning day into night using a nondestructive workflow It’s one thing to learn the techniques, but to master them you need to understand when to apply them and in what order. In the second part of the book, Glyn brings everything together with his real-world projects. He covers six complete, start-to-finish projects—including all the images for you to download and follow along—that show you how to apply the techniques to a variety of scenarios, including character portraits, themed composites, and a landscape.  

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Basics Of Photo Editing: Turn Average Images Into Good Ones (Learn Photography)

Pdf Photography Basics Of Photo Editing: Turn Average Images Into Good Ones (Learn Photography)

Pdf:Basics Of Photo Editing: Turn Average Images Into Good Ones (Learn Photography).Limited Time get ebook version free when you buy the paperback version (Money Back Guarantee)If you think “I take technically correct images, but they look nothing like the pros” then look no further, the search is over. In this book, you will finally learn how they edit their images and take advantage of editing apps/software. By learning the basic tools everyone uses.You will learn:How to edit your ImagesWhat tools to use and what they doWhat steps to take and in what orderAnd MoreGrab your copy today, just scroll upMoney Back GuaranteeIf you're not totally convinced that this book will improve your photography, all you have to do is click one button within 7 days and Amazon will return 100% of your purchase price. You have nothing to lose.Need another reason to buy this book?No prior knowledge neededHighly illustrated (full color)Easy to understandAll the information needed to start editing photographsEasy to refer back toAbout the Author:Diego is a photographer from California. He started photography at the age of 12 and since then he's been learning everything he can to get better. He wanted to put all of these techniques he's learned through the years into a single book while still being understandable and fun to read. You can see some of his work on his website diegoagarcia.com.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC - Edit Like a Pro: (2018 Release)

Pdf Photography Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC - Edit Like a Pro: (2018 Release)

Pdf:Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC - Edit Like a Pro: (2018 Release).Bonus! - As Adobe updates Lightroom every 2 months, most books are out of date before they even ship. Register this book with the author to get a year's eBook updates free of charge. (Terms apply.)  Are you ever disappointed with your photos? Do you get frustrated when you're editing because you've been told to move certain sliders, but never been told WHY? Do you wish you could transform your photos into something special without having to spend hours in front of the computer? Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC - Edit Like a Pro is written in a conversational style with hundreds of illustrations and diagrams, so it's easy to read and understand, even if you're new to photography. We'll start at the beginning of your workflow, capturing photos, adding them to Lightroom, organizing them and adding metadata to make them easy to find again later. You'll learn how to analyze a photo like a professional, select the best sliders and tools to quickly achieve your desired result, and then proudly share your photos with the world. You'll see how to make the best use of the whole Lightroom CC cloud ecosystem, whether you're using the Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Web or Apple TV apps. NOTE - This book describes the Lightroom CC Cloud ecosystem. If you're using Lightroom Classic, which is the traditional folder-based version of Lightroom (also on subscription), see Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC - The Missing FAQ. Oh, and a tip - watch out for other books called Lightroom CC, because if they were published before October 2017, they're the wrong version of Lightroom. Adobe rebranded Lightroom, causing some confusion!

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Fashion Image Revolution

Pdf Photography Fashion Image Revolution

Pdf:Fashion Image Revolution.About the Author CHARLOTTE COTTON has held curatorial positions at the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Photographers' Gallery in London. She is the author of numerous books on photography, including The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Imperfect Beauty: The Making of Contemporary Fashion Photography, Guy Bourdin, Louis Vuitton Fashion Photography, and Photography Is Magic. Read more

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Not Just Another Photoshop Book: Photoshop Instruction Designed for Photographers

Pdf Photography Not Just Another Photoshop Book: Photoshop Instruction Designed for Photographers

Pdf:Not Just Another Photoshop Book: Photoshop Instruction Designed for Photographers.This is "not just another Photoshop book" - - I mean, really, there must be millions of Photoshop books out there, right? - - but how many of them are written by a custom photographic printer with over 35 years of experience working with some of the finest photographers in the world?Why is this book different?It's unique because it’s written for photographers (NOT graphic artists!) and focuses on what makes a good color print. This book will show you how to use the basics of Photoshop to achieve your desired printing results, using your computer and printer / custom lab.Frustrated by the "Learning Curve" with Photoshop?This book will show you how to effectively navigate through a complex program, showing those functions that you really need and want as a photographer.You'll benefit from this Book if: • If you’re just getting started in Photoshop and Digital Printing, then this book is for you - I take the "propeller-head" out of the process!• OR If you have Photoshop and Digital printing experience, but you've been disappointed with the results, Why does this cost a bit more than other Photoshop books?Allow me to answer that with a question: What is your time worth? When you purchase my book, that's when our relationship starts - not too many other Photoshop books can claim that - - I encourage you to contact me, via email or phone, as you're going through the book - you're going to have questions, and I want to answer them.• Over 150 pages, specific to Photoshop CC• Organized in a unique system for ease and speed of learning• Relevant illustrations, examples, and tips• Based on “real life” images, not "perfect" images

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A Short Course in Photography: Film and Darkroom (9th Edition)

Pdf Photography A Short Course in Photography: Film and Darkroom (9th Edition)

Pdf:A Short Course in Photography: Film and Darkroom (9th Edition).About the Author Jim Stone is an Associate Professor of Photography at the University of New Mexico. His photographs have been collected by the Museum of Modern Art and The Smithsonian American Art Museum, among many others. Books of his work include Stranger Than Fiction (Light Work, 1993),Historiostomy (Piltdown Press, 2001), and Why My Pictures are Good (Nazraeli Press, 2005). He has also published six higher education titles that are widely used in university courses: A User¹s Guide to the View Camera, Darkroom Dynamics, Photography, Photography: The Essential Way, A Short Course in Photography, and A Short Course in Digital Photography. Barbara London has authored and co-authored many photography books from their first editions to their current ones, including Photography, Photography: The Essential Way, A Short Course in Photography, A Short Course in Digital Photography, The Photograph Collector's Guide, and more. Read more

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Basic Photographic Materials and Processes, Second Edition

Pdf Photography Basic Photographic Materials and Processes, Second Edition

Pdf:Basic Photographic Materials and Processes, Second Edition.About the Author Richard D. Zakia, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus at Rochester Institute of Technology, has taught in many areas of photography including graphic design and multimedia design. During his 34 years at R.I.T., Dr. Zakia served as the chair of the Fine Art Photography Department and Graduate Program in Imaging Arts, and for a six-year period was a photographic engineer in development and research at Kodak. He is the recipient of the Eisenhart Outstanding Teaching Award and the author/co-author of 12 books on photography, including The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography. Read more

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Elements of Black and White Photography: The Making of Twenty Images

Pdf Photography Elements of Black and White Photography: The Making of Twenty Images

Pdf:Elements of Black and White Photography: The Making of Twenty Images.From Library Journal In this impressive book, photographer Todd shares the knowledge and skills he has acquired over the past 30 years making exquisite black-and-white photographs. As suggested by the subtitle, the book is organized around a detailed explanation of how he made 20 fine photographs. Starting with the concept, he describes how he composed each image, including negative data (film, camera, lens, format, and developer). He then recounts how he made each print, including print data (enlarger, lens, paper, developer, toners, and mounted size), and includes contact prints of the exposures he made and the negative selected for printing. Nearly all the examples are of medium-format images made from a Plaubel Makina or a Hasselblad. All of the photographs are beautifully composed and printed with remarkable subtlety of texture, detail, and tonal range. In fact, many of the photographs are so well executed that they appear to have been made with a large-format camera. Anyone interested in making excellent black-and-white prints will find this book extremely valuable. It is also a joy simply to page through and admire the many striking photographs. Raymond Bial, Parkland Coll. Lib., Champaign, IL Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more

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Post-Exposure: Advanced Techniques for the Photographic Printer

Pdf Photography Post-Exposure: Advanced Techniques for the Photographic Printer

Pdf:Post-Exposure: Advanced Techniques for the Photographic Printer.Review 'The short review is this: buy the book. It is not just another how-to-book, but is filled with theoretical backgrounds to a wide range of photographic questions; it will be an invaluable reference work on your shelves. The section on development inhibiting couplers, for example, is brilliant.' - Shutterbug Read more From the Publisher The book provides clear explanations of principles and theory, but the focus is on practical techniques and examples of fine printmaking. Post-Exposure will contain numerous photographic prints, including sixteen pages of color prints. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC/6 - The Missing FAQ - Real Answers to Real Questions Asked by Lightroom Users

Pdf Photography Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC/6 - The Missing FAQ - Real Answers to Real Questions Asked by Lightroom Users

Pdf:Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC/6 - The Missing FAQ - Real Answers to Real Questions Asked by Lightroom Users.About the Author Hi, my name's Victoria Bampton, and I'm the author of the 'Adobe Lightroom- The Missing FAQ' series of books. I'm an Adobe Community Professional and Certified Expert, but more importantly, I'm a real user, just like you. You probably recognize my name from one of the many Lightroom or other photographic forums I frequent. I love spending time helping Lightroom users get the best out of the software! That's where this book started - certain questions come up repeatedly on the forums, and none of the available books seem to answer them - or if they do, you have to read the entire book to find the answer. I wanted to be able to recommend an easy reference book - one that you can pick up and skip straight to the answer you're looking for - but there wasn't one. Instead, I sat down and compiled a list of questions directly from the forums, and wrote jargon-free answers as if I was answering a user on the forums. This is the information you actually want to know, in an easy reference format. It's as simple as that! Read more

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Zone VI Workshop

Pdf Photography Zone VI Workshop

Pdf:Zone VI Workshop.Stresses the importance of blending artistic creativity with flawless photographic technique and describes proper exposure, developing, and printing procedures

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Easy Digital Negatives: Historical and Alternative Photography

Pdf Photography Easy Digital Negatives: Historical and Alternative Photography

Pdf:Easy Digital Negatives: Historical and Alternative Photography.Easy Digital Negatives is another remarkable book by Peter Mrhar, this time taking the reader step-by-step through the entire process of creating digital negatives that are the basis for almost all modern so-called alternative photographic techniques. Of course, the author again justifies his popularity with additional descriptions of how to reproduce images, with a description of his new technique for making negatives, with a description of the simplified procedure for calibrating the screen, and particularly describing a free program which automatically completes everything.In this book, of course, the reader first learns the basics of digital photography, which are necessary for making digital negatives. Then the settings of Adobe Photoshop and printers, and methods to increase and decrease print density are described, so that each reader can print the optimum negative, regardless of the price range of the printer. Then follow procedures for the reproduction of photographs with both scanners and with any camera.After this introduction, the author introduces the reader to the standard time of printing - or correct time of exposure – and presents two techniques to determine the optimal UV blocker color on the negative, and describes the production of colorized negatives.This description is followed by techniques for correcting and printing negatives. In a simple but effective way, normalization of photos is described, which is followed by two techniques to correct mid-tones, first with the popular custom curves and then by making adjustments by the slightly more accurate method of mapping tones.The next chapter is intended for slightly more demanding readers, as it describes the correction of corrections and a way for making a negative with average values.At the end of the book, the reader will discover a chapter on calibrating the monitor, which is necessary for the efficient processing of digital images, and a chapter which justifies the name of this book: here, the author’s freeware program is described. If the reader knows its basic concepts, with a few clicks and in a few minutes, it automatically performs all of the procedures described in this book.

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The Variable Contrast Printing Manual

Pdf Photography The Variable Contrast Printing Manual

Pdf:The Variable Contrast Printing Manual.Review 'Steve has done it again! Just as in the wonderful Darkroom Cookbook, he has managed to pull together everything you need to know about printing with multigrade papers. A significant contribution which every black and white darkroom enthusiast should own.'Joe Englander'Anchell's text contains a wealth of useful and clearly stated information. It should be a valuable addition to any serious printer's library.'Alan Ross'This is a very informative yet easy to read book from which most printers will pick up a few pointers, even those who have been printing on variable contrast paper for years.'Steve Hynes Read more From the Publisher The Variable Contrast Printing Manual is the only comprehensive resource for photographers printing with variable contrast papers. Anchell provides a wealth of techniques and information to enable photographers to achieve the best possible results, and express their unique personal vision. As in his best-selling The Darkroom Cookbook (Focal Press), Anchell has provided the reader with an easy-to-follow approach to a medium that now dominates black-and-white printing. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Basics Of Photo Editing: Turn Average Images Into Good Ones (Learn Photography Book 2)

Pdf Photography Basics Of Photo Editing: Turn Average Images Into Good Ones (Learn Photography Book 2)

Pdf:Basics Of Photo Editing: Turn Average Images Into Good Ones (Learn Photography Book 2).(Money Back Guarantee/Full-Color Both Versions)Take Your First Steps Into Image EditingIf you think “I take technically correct images, but they look nothing like the pros” then look no further. In this book, you will finally learn how they edit their images and take advantage of editing apps on your phone and software like lightroom on your computer.You will learn:How to edit your ImagesWhat tools to use and when to use themWhat steps to take and in what orderAnd MoreGrab your copy today, just scroll upMoney Back GuaranteeIf you're not totally convinced that this book will improve your photography, all you have to do is click one button within 7 days and Amazon will return 100% of your purchase price. You have nothing to lose.Need another reason to buy this book?No prior knowledge neededHighly illustrated (full color)Easy to understandAll the information needed to start editing photographsEasy to refer back to>>> About the AuthorDiego is a photographer from California. He started photography at the age of 12 and since then he's been learning everything he can to get better. He wanted to put all of these techniques he's learned through the years into a single book while still being understandable and fun to read. You can see some of his work on his website diegoagarcia.com.

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Surreal Photography: Creating The Impossible

Pdf Photography Surreal Photography: Creating The Impossible

Pdf:Surreal Photography: Creating The Impossible.Review N/A Read more About the Author Daniella Bowker, author and curator, is a noted photography journalist (and photographer) with a keen eye on digital art. She is co-author of Ilex Photo’s Photo School: Composition and an expert on Pixiq. Read more

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Photoshop for Photographers: Training for Photographers to Master Digital Photography and Photo Editing

Pdf Photography Photoshop for Photographers: Training for Photographers to Master Digital Photography and Photo Editing

Pdf:Photoshop for Photographers: Training for Photographers to Master Digital Photography and Photo Editing.This is the Photoshop tutorial workflow for photographers. This audiobook covers features essential for photographers in Photoshop. A portion of this book is for beginner photographers learn about the basics of photography so that everybody can benefit from the methods in this book. Photographs have been in fashion since they were known to the common man. People use photographs to capture and store their special moments. These photos help in reliving those precious moments that they spent with their loved ones, friends, or family. But, it is not the 1940s or 1980s now. With time, people have developed various methods of processing images. Today, they capture images not only to remember their moments, but to share them with people on social media platforms like Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and many others. Capturing amazing images with the help of your camera is not enough. You need to produce some appealing images from those digital copies of yours as well. If you spend more than 30 seconds studying an image that you took, you will often notice that something is not presented the way you wanted it to be. You can always open such images in Photoshop to correct them and artificially improve them to make them better looking. Once you are done with the photography lessons in this book, you will continue learning about Photoshop and how you can use the same to make your images wow! What's included in this book: Basics of photography (aperture, focus, continuous focus, shutter speed, etc.) How to capture images like a professional Using perspective to add dynamism to your images Photography filters Introduction to Photoshop Basic Photoshop Color grading Photo manipulation Combining two images

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The Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsion Print: Creating Your Own Liquid Emulsions for Black & White Paper (Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography)

Pdf Photography The Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsion Print: Creating Your Own Liquid Emulsions for Black & White Paper (Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography)

Pdf:The Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsion Print: Creating Your Own Liquid Emulsions for Black & White Paper (Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography).Review An excellent introduction to the magical process of making your own silver gelatin emulsions and papers, full of practical advice and, most importantly it makes the process simple and understandable even to those with little or no darkroom experience. R. Brzozowski, Head Tutor of Tricity School of Photography Read more About the Author Denise Ross has been a photographer for over 30 years and has been at the forefront of the handmade silver gelatin renaissance. Combining her background in science, research, and love of traditional black and white photography, Ross has extensively researched and reverse-engineered historic emulsion formulas and techniques for contemporary use. Ross created The Light Farm in 2008, a teaching website devoted to handmade silver gelatin emulsions and published an accompanying book of the same name. Ross’s work has been exhibited nationally and has appeared in publications such as Photo Techniques, Large Format Photography, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes, and Jill Enfields’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes. To see her work, visit www.thelightfarm.com Read more

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Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques (Alternative Process Photography)

Pdf Photography Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques (Alternative Process Photography)

Pdf:Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques (Alternative Process Photography).Amazon.com Review Images and stories from Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes A digital image does not have to stay digital! I photographed this in Croatia. When I came home, I decided it would make a good kallitype. Click here for a larger image. Dry plate tintypes are great for making photograms. Once the plates are dry, they can be kept in a light tight box for approximately one month. The plates can be exposed in a camera or with an enlarger using positives or by placing objects for photograms. I photographed special pictures for a wedding in Tuscany, Italy. The ceremony started around sunset, when the light is typically too reddish for wet plate collodion to work with fast enough exposure to capture a scene like this. Since I was there, however, I gave it a try. Even with the motion, this image captures the moment. Click here for a larger image. This image was taken inside a church in Italy with a Hasselblad camera and black and white film. It was underexposed a bit and I thought I would never be able to use it. Then came digital! I made a digital negative and a cyanotype that actually has detail in the shadows. A Letter to Amazon.com Readers from Jill Enfields Dear Amazon.com Readers: I have been teaching historical photographic techniques, or alternative processes, for more than twenty-five years. The moment I started using these techniques, I realized that by adapting them, my work knew no bounds. Every project that I start leads me to the type of process that I feel is a perfect way to display my vision. No matter your style of photography — whether you are interested in landscapes, portraits, flowers, architecture, or something else entirely — these processes are useful in continuing to interpret your image after the camera capture. Digital or film, it makes no difference. The process you choose is driven by the image, which leaves you open to ideas and discovery. A darkroom is helpful, but not necessary, for most of the processes discussed in my book, Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques. You will learn about the materials needed to set up a workspace, which chemicals to use and how to mix them properly and safely, and where to get all of the above, no matter where you live. The tactile process of using hand-applied emulsions and then watching the image appear is always a magical experience! My hope is that this book brings the magic to others. Need inspiration? The work of 106 artists from all over the world is beautifully reproduced in the book. This is more than a mere how-to book; it is also a showcase of some of the best artists in the historical techniques genre. I hope that you enjoy Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes as much as I have had enjoyed creating it. Best wishes in creating your own magic, Jill Enfield Read more About the Author Jill Enfield, one of the most experienced and respected hand-coloring artists in the United States, is a fine art, editorial, and commercial photographer. She has taught hand-coloring and non-silver techniques at Parsons The New School for Design, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York University, Long Island University, and the International Center of Photography in New York, as well as at workshops throughout the United States and Europe. Read more

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The Darkroom Handbook

Pdf Photography The Darkroom Handbook

Pdf:The Darkroom Handbook.From the Inside Flap Handbook is a complete illustrated manual of skills, equally useful to the beginner who has never processed film but wants to try and to the experienced amateur or professional who is already highly proficient in darkroom procedures. From the most basic techniques (setting up a darkroom, loading film in a developing tank, handling chemicals) to the most complicated (making dye transfer prints, solarization, pointillism effects), it explains everything, step by step, with an abundance of photographs, drawings, and charts that no other book can match. Written by one of the world's foremost photographic educators and produced by the editorial team responsible for such best-selling guides as The Photographer's Handbook and The Step-by-Step Guide to Photography, this book has been carefully organized to lead the novice readily into progressively more interesting and sophisticated procedures. For the first time in any darkroom book, a major emphasis has been placed on color -- not only basic processing and Read more About the Author Michael Langford is the author of a number of books in the Knopf series of photographic how-to volumes, among them The Step-by-Step Guide to Photography and The Master Guide to Photography. He teaches photography at the Royal College of Art in London, and has worked as a professional photographer for many leading advertising agencies. Read more

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A Short Course in Photography: Film and Darkroom

Pdf Photography A Short Course in Photography: Film and Darkroom

Pdf:A Short Course in Photography: Film and Darkroom. Explores the fundamentals of photography   A Short Course in Photography: Film and Darkroom, 9/e introduces students to the fundamentals of photography and suggests ways in which they might create photographs that have meaning. With a special focus on black and white photography, the book also explores digital techniques and web photography resources, equipment, cameras and camera accessories, the exposure and development of film, and the making and finishing of prints. All aspects of the process are explained and clearly illustrated for students to access.  Every pair of pages covers a complete topic along with the accompanying illustrations, diagrams, and photos. Students will be exposed to photographs by some of the greatest artists, including Deborah Willis, Roe Ethridge, Gordon Parks, Rebecca Cummins, Javier Manzano, and Gueorgui Pinkhassov. MyArtsLab is an integral part of the London / Stone program. Engaging activities and assessment are part of a teaching and learning system that helps students gain a broader understanding of photography. With MyArtsLab, students can explore in-depth analyses of relevant artwork, architecture, artistic techniques, and more.     0133810356 / 9780133810356 A Short Course in Photography Plus NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of:    0205206565 / 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205982433 / 9780205982431 Short Course in Photography, A   ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.   Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase.   Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code.   Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase.  

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The Platinum Printing Workshop: Platinum/Palladium Printing Made Easy

Pdf Photography The Platinum Printing Workshop: Platinum/Palladium Printing Made Easy

Pdf:The Platinum Printing Workshop: Platinum/Palladium Printing Made Easy.This is the new, revised and significantly extended third edition. Platinum/palladium prints are renowned for their grace and beauty. The process was invented in the nineteenth century and still thrives as ‘The Reigning Queen’ of fine art photographic printing. The Platinum Printing Workshop, now in its third edition, shows you how to make beautiful platinum/palladium prints. It guides you through your first decisions, and then moves on to more advanced topics such as how the image is formed, techniques for contrast control, and the power of humidity. With 212 pages, this book covers the traditional ‘Developing-Out’ process with all its main variants (A+B, Dichromate and Na2), plus the ‘Printing-Out’ processes (Malde-Ware and Ziatype). New in this edition is an extensive 33 page formulary detailing the materials, recipes and usage of the platinum/palladium chemistry. The author’s accessible and jargon-free style makes this book easy to read, and helps you to start to make great prints straight away. Please note that this book contains nudity.

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Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Pdf Photography Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Pdf:Obama: An Intimate Portrait.Review One of the Best Books of the Year - Today, Los Angeles Times, People, Bustle'The book, which distills the 1.9 million photographs that Souza took of Obama's eight years in the White House down to about 300 images, it as once warm and nostalgic, worshipful and respectful, sad and wistful-in a sense, not so different from the framed JFK portraits that everyday Americans hung in living rooms, right through the Nixon administration. Less than 12 months since Obama left office (indeed, the very moment he left his office is included), it also reads like a lesson in how fast things can change.'―Chicago Tribune'Here are the qualities that radiate from these photos of the former President and his family, all taken by Souza during his eight years as official White House photographer: intelligence, kindness, warmth, integrity. Drink it in.'―People'For all its exuberant glimpses of the president at play, the dominant mood of this 'intimate portrait' remains earnest. In conveying both the weight of the office and President Obama's full engagement with its demands, Souza fuels our admiration--and stokes our regret.'―The Chicago Tribune'Souza, chief official White House photographer for Obama's two terms, was on hand for history--documenting our first black president, and a pretty photogenic one at that. Souza's book, an instant best seller, includes many iconic images we've seen before, but its most poignant moments are the least public--like one of the president and his daughters frolicking in the snow at the White House.'―USA Today'Mr. Souza has honed an ability to crouch and shrink to capture the details no one else sees...With Mr. Obama giving few public statements since leaving office, Mr. Souza's words and images will have to work as a conduit for now.'―The New York Times'Obama: An Intimate Portrait reminds us of how... glamour functioned in the previous Administration... However glamorous, this man has more power than seems human.'―The New Yorker'Perfect for gifting... lets readers into Obama's life in the White House, around the world, and into the spirit of his chapter in American history.'―Travel + Leisure'This book will appeal to any fan of history.'―ABC7 Eyewitness News'The 300 photographs in the book are a remarkable account of President Obama's eight years in the White House, from events of historic significance to quiet moments with his wife and daughters and the family dogs. They feature world leaders, diplomats, celebrities and everyday people. You see the President in times of contemplation, worry and sorrow. You see him, too, in high spirits, joy and playfulness.'―New Orleans Times-Picayune Read more About the Author Pete Souza was the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and the Director of the White House Photo Office. Previously Souza was an Assistant Professor of Photojournalism at Ohio University, the national photographer for the Chicago Tribune, a freelancer for National Geographic, and an Official White House Photographer for President Reagan. His books include the New York Times bestseller The Rise of Barack Obama, which documents the president's meteoric ascent from his first day in the United States Senate through the 2008 Pennsylvania presidential primary. Souza is currently a freelance photographer based in Washington, D.C. and is a Professor Emeritus at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication. Read more

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Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents

Pdf Photography Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents

Pdf:Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents.Review 'Powerful... A striking, at times even hilarious book, but by the end it leaves the reader with a profound sense of loss... Shade drives home Obama's humanity and dignity and Trump's petty mind and epic failings like few other documents.'―Rolling Stone'These juxtapositions of permanence and transience are ultimately what make Shade a compelling read; powerful, memorable portraits of an eight-year presidency stand beside headlines and tweets that surface on Twitter feeds for a few days at most and then are brushed aside amid new ones. The book is not just a tale of two presidents, but a tale of two political and media landscapes.'―NPR'As President Obama's photographer, Pete Souza was one of the very finest official White House snappers. In his provocative Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents, he contrasts pictures of the 44th incumbent with vignettes from the administration of the 45th to caustic effect.'―Ben Schott, The Guardian'Pete Souza became an Instagram celebrity by documenting the White House. Then he became an even bigger one by criticizing it.'―New York Times'A cool refuge from the heat of a very orange sun... [Shade] illustrate[s] the extent to which Obama's expansive ideals have been edged out by Trump's politics of meanness and resentment.'―Shondaland'In Shade... [Pete Souza] continues to juxtapose Mr. Obama and Mr. Trump via images, headlines, and tweets... he's not throwing shade, he insists--he's just telling the truth.'―Pittsburgh Post-Gazette'Playful yet biting... commentary on Trump's current antics... to remind us what a president can be.'―BookRiot Read more About the Author Pete Souza was the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and the Director of the White House Photo Office. Previously Souza was an Assistant Professor of Photojournalism at Ohio University, the national photographer for the Chicago Tribune, a freelancer for National Geographic, and an Official White House Photographer for President Reagan. His books include the New York Times bestsellers Obama: An Intimate Portrait and The Rise of Barack Obama. Souza is currently a freelance photographer based in Washington, D.C., and a Professor Emeritus at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication. Read more

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Dash Diet Cookbook: 500 Healthy and Yummy Recipes for Weight Loss

Pdf Photography Dash Diet Cookbook: 500 Healthy and Yummy Recipes for Weight Loss

Pdf:Dash Diet Cookbook: 500 Healthy and Yummy Recipes for Weight Loss.The Dash diet stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. This diet will lower your blood pressure and improve your overall health in no time as long as you respect its main principles.Here are some other important health benefits brought by this amazing diet:It will decrease the risk of cancerIt will lower your cholesterolIt will decrease the risk of diabetesIt will decrease the risk of osteoporosisIt will help you lose the extra weightIf you have decided to opt for this great diet, this cookbook will come in hand for sure!We have gathered the best 500 Dash diet recipes just for you! You can try something new each day!Have a look at some of the recipes you’re about to discoverChicken WrapsCinnamon Brown Rice PuddingApple and Quinoa Breakfast BakeEggplants and Tomatoes MixNigella Mango Sweet MixSimple Grilled TilapiaScallops and Cauliflower MixMussels CurryYou can enjoy a textured and rich Dash diet recipe at any time! All you have to do is to get your hands on a copy and start your new Dash lifestyle right away!

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Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer

Pdf Photography Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer

Pdf:Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer.Review A New York Times Best Seller“This awesome collection of images reminds us of how powerful the role of First Lady has evolved to become. Michelle Obama’s optimistic outreach toward achievable goals—in education, environmental stewardship, and healthy living—gave people an infusion of hope and can-do   encouragement. The photographs of Amanda Lucidon capture the sparkling moments of Michelle Obama’s memorable time in the White House. It is a joyous collection.” —Meryl Streep  “Michelle Obama, with dignity, grace, and respect, has taught and inspired all of us to chase what is good, right, and just. Through her life’s commitment and dedication, she is the embodiment of a powerful light.” —Congressman John Lewis    “Chasing Light is a remarkable and intimate behind-the-scenes look at one of the most influential icons of our time. Michelle Obama is dedicated, gracious, and humble. She has touched so many lives and continues to profoundly affect our world in the most genuine and positive ways. This book is an outstanding tribute to our beloved First Lady, and my friend, Michelle Obama.” —Kerry Washington  “As a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, I had the pleasure of seeing firsthand the wonderful effects of Michelle Obama’s work on behalf of underserved schoolchildren. Under her leadership, the classroom became an opportunity not just for learning, but also for innovation and creative expression.” —Yo-Yo Ma   “Michelle Obama’s efforts redefined the role of First Lady and have left an imprint on the world like no other. As I turn through the pages of this beautiful book, I am reminded of the joy she shares with the world and the grace and humility she exudes. Her spirit and her legacy are captured in these photos.” —Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution Read more About the Author AMANDA LUCIDON is an award-winning documentarian, filmmaker, and former freelance New York Times photographer who served as one of the White House photographers responsible for photographing First Lady Michelle Obama from 2013 to 2017. She is one of only a few female White House photographers in history and was the only woman photographer during her time in the Obama White House. Amanda attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she studied communications media and journalism; she also studied photography at the Art Institute of Philadelphia. Amanda’s work has been honored by Pictures of the Year International, National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism, and the White House News Photographers Association, among others. She was recently named a Turnaround Artist, one of seventy artists working to infuse the arts into struggling schools as part of a nationwide program founded by former First Lady Michelle Obama and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and now run by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She is currently a photographer, filmmaker, and public speaker based in Washington, D.C. To learn more about her work visit chasinglightbook.org.   Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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National Geographic Spectacle: Rare and Astonishing Photographs

Pdf Photography National Geographic Spectacle: Rare and Astonishing Photographs

Pdf:National Geographic Spectacle: Rare and Astonishing Photographs.Review “Can we still be awed by pictures, in a world in which everyone with a cellphone is a documentarian? NatGeo again makes the case that the best photographers have something new and, yes, awe-inspiring to show us.” –USATODAY.com  'National Geographic has been known for publishing breathtaking photos for 130 years. Now it has put together 200 of its most spectacular images in a collection chosen by the organization's editors.The photos depict an array of marvels ranging from a shark feeding frenzy in the depths of the ocean to the blue blaze of burning sulfur to lava during a volcano eruption.' –USA Today'It was common for me to turn the page and be completely blown away.' –Doingdeweydecimal.com“How in the name of Christmas are you going to surprise and delight your friends and family with fun and festive gifts they’ll remember forever? …a breathtaking collection of inspiring photographs curated by National Geographic editors…features more than 200 astounding photographs depicting an array of marvels.” –Travel by Entree “Wow National Geographic has done it again. Another awesome book chock full of beautiful photographs capturing nature, cities, and people. It is simply breathtaking.” –A Bookish Way of Life   “There are no words to describe the gorgeous images showcased in this book.” –What is That Book About “This book is the perfect reminder of just how awe-inspiring the world we live in and the people who live in it can be.” –Thoughts from a Highly Caffeinated Mind“WOW. That’s it. Nothing more need be written.” –Broken Teepee “The photographs are so fantastic on their own, that it will be hard to tear your eyes away from them.” –Books are My Thing   Read more About the Author Mark Thiessen has been a photographer with National Geographic since 1990 and on staff since 1997. He is widely published in National Geographic magazine, National Geographic Adventure, and National Geographic Traveler. In 1996, Thiessen began a personal photography project on wildland firefighters that took him to the front lines of wildfires every summer. To better understand the world of this little-known subculture, he became a certified wildland firefigheter. His photographs for the National Geographic cover story 'Under Fire: Why the West Is Burning' earned first-place recognition by Pictures of the Year International. Thiessen also directs the National Geographic photo studio and was featured in Out There, a series aired on the National Geographic Channel. He lives in Washington, D.C. Read more

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The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits

Pdf Photography The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits

Pdf:The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits.Review As heard on NPR's Weekend Edition and as seen in Elle, The Cut, Family Circle, Cosmopolitan, Conde Nast Traveler, Advocate, and many more.'Powerful.'—Glamour 'Luminous.'—Forbes'Gorgeous.'—BUST  Read more About the Author MIHAELA NOROC lives in Bucharest, Romania, and has traveled to 55 countries in the last four years working on her ongoing photography project The Atlas of Beauty, which is documented on her blog (theatlasofbeauty.com) and on her enormously popular Instagram (@the.atlas.of.beauty) and Facebook (The Atlas of Beauty) pages. Mihaela’s work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Forbes and she has appeared on CNN, the BBC, and Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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National Geographic Stunning Photographs

Pdf Photography National Geographic Stunning Photographs

Pdf:National Geographic Stunning Photographs.Review New York Times Bestseller'This is perhaps one of the most meaningful books for photographers to include their personal collection.  Through the words and unbelievably beautiful images one gets an intense summary course in the field of photography....Outstanding!' --Apogee Photo Magazine''Stunning' is an overused word, but it's the only way to describe these photos.' --Twin Cities Pioneer Press'An inspirining collection....There's an unusual diversity in style, theme and subject between the covers of this book. That diversity inspires us to stop running around and look around a minute.' --Mike Pisani, Photo Corners  Read more About the Author National Geographic photographer ANNIE GRIFFITHS earned a degree in photojournalism from the University of Minnesota. Since then she has photographed dozens of magazine and book projects for the Society. Griffiths' work has also appeared in Life, Geo, Smithsonian, Merian, Paris Match, Stern, and many other publications. She devotes a portion of each year to producing fundraising images for aid organizations. Read more

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National Geographic Greatest Landscapes: Stunning Photographs That Inspire and Astonish

Pdf Photography National Geographic Greatest Landscapes: Stunning Photographs That Inspire and Astonish

Pdf:National Geographic Greatest Landscapes: Stunning Photographs That Inspire and Astonish.About the Author Best known for his exploration photography, GEORGE STEINMETZ has been a regular contributor to National Geographic and GEO magazines since 1986. He has won numerous awards for photography during his 25-year career, including two first prizes in science and technology from World Press Photo. He has also won awards and citations from Pictures of the Year, Overseas Press Club and Life magazine’s Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards, and was named National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year in 2008. Born in Beverly Hills in 1957, Steinmetz graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Geophysics. He began his career in photography after hitchhiking through Africa for 28 months. His current passion is photographing the world’s deserts while piloting a motorized paraglider. This experimental aircraft enables him to capture unique images of the world, inaccessible by traditional aircraft and most other modes of transportation. He lives in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, with his wife, Wall Street Journal editor Lisa Bannon, their daughter, Nell, and twin sons John and Nicholas. Read more

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National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary (National Geographic Collectors Series)

Pdf Photography National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary (National Geographic Collectors Series)

Pdf:National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary (National Geographic Collectors Series).About the Author STEPHEN ALVAREZ, who has captured some of the most rarely seen objects on earth, is a photojournalist who produces global stories about exploration, culture, religion, and the aftermath of conflict. He has been a National Geographic photographer since 1995. His pictures have won awards from Pictures of the Year International and Communication Arts and have been exhibited at Visa Pour l'Image International Photojournalism Festival in Perpignan, France. SUSAN TYLER HITCHCOCK is a senior editor in the Books Division of the National Geographic Society, where she is responsible for science, health, and nature titles. She has written 16 books, from literary history to personal memoir. This is the third National Geographic photography collection to which she has contributed. She lives in Covesville, Virginia. Read more

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A Spy in Canaan: How the FBI Used a Famous Photographer to Infiltrate the Civil Rights Movement

Pdf Photography A Spy in Canaan: How the FBI Used a Famous Photographer to Infiltrate the Civil Rights Movement

Pdf:A Spy in Canaan: How the FBI Used a Famous Photographer to Infiltrate the Civil Rights Movement.Review 'Fascinating....[Perrusquia] tells part of the story that only he can—the discovery of Withers’s secret and the struggle to bring it to light—and his contact with Lawrence’s surviving family members makes for insights into the FBI agent’s own personality and motivations.'—Clifford Thompson, Wall Street Journal 'A smart journalist’s book, crisply marching through Withers’s F.B.I. records and the paper’s battle to pry them out of the government’s grip.'—Christopher Bonanos, New York Times Book Review “A Spy in Canaan is a reporter’s account filled with dramatic scenes, sharply etched characters and insights into FBI political surveillance, the civil rights movement and the journalistic process. . . . As A Spy in Canaan adeptly shows, history is not always so clear-cut.'—Seth Rosenfeld, San Francisco Chronicle  'A triumph of investigative reporting, the product of the author’s dogged research. . . . A Spy in Canaan brims with new details about the inner workings of the movement in Memphis and beyond.'—Aram Goudsouzian, The Washington Post'A meticulously documented, finely written account of Withers’ life. . . . Even more important, it is a damning portrait of FBI tactics in an era marked by intense social upheaval.'—Pamela Miller, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune“As everyone from Memphis knows, Marc Perrusquia is an indefatigable sleuth who has done much to tease out the most important stories from our city’s intriguing and tragic past. In this ground-breaking and at times shocking examination into the conflicted life of a towering civil rights-era figure, we are reminded that the truth is often far more complicated than we could ever imagine.” —Hampton Sides, author of Hellhound on His Trail'Marc Perrusquia's pioneering investigative reporting exposed how a renowned black photojournalist was actually a longtime paid informant for J. Edgar Hoover's FBI. Powerfully and perceptively, this remarkable true-life detective story shows how many lives can be damaged by secret intelligence operatives run amok.'—David J. Garrow, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Bearing the Cross and Rising Star“A Spy in Canaan is an important contribution to the history of the civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s, and the role of the FBI in monitoring and attempting to contain activists challenging the racial status quo in the Memphis area. Perrusquia’s sobering tale provides a context for understanding the contemporary debate over race and social justice.”—Athan Theoharis, author of Spying on Americans: Political Surveillance from Hoover to the Huston Plan Read more About the Author Marc Perrusquia is a journalist for The Commercial Appeal, the daily newspaper in Memphis, Tennessee, where he has worked the past twenty-nine years. He has won numerous national awards for both feature writing and investigative reporting. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Girl Culture

Pdf Photography Girl Culture

Pdf:Girl Culture.About the Author Lauren Greenfield is an internationally acclaimed photographer and documentary filmmaker. Her photographs, including the monographs Girl Culture, Fast Forward, and THIN, have been widely published, exhibited, and collected by leading museums around the world. She is also the director of the award-winning films THIN, kids + money, Beauty CULTure, and The Queen of Versailles. Her most recent projects include the viral hit #likeagirl and Generation Wealth. She lives in Venice, California.Joan Jacobs Brumberg is a professor at Cornell University, where she has been teaching history, human development, and women's studies for over twenty years. She is the author of The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls. She lives in Ithaca, New York. Read more

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National Geographic Simply Beautiful Photographs (National Geographic Collectors Series)

Pdf Photography National Geographic Simply Beautiful Photographs (National Geographic Collectors Series)

Pdf:National Geographic Simply Beautiful Photographs (National Geographic Collectors Series).Review “As the title suggests, this giant, colorful tome is filled with famed imagery from the National Geographic Image Collection, one of the richest photo archives on Earth. As an added bonus, it comes with a framable print of the photograph that adorns the cover.” –Metro New York“For once, a book that does what it says on the cover. Here is a collection of spectacular shots of nature, ranging from grand landscape scenes to swans in flight…Simply sensational.' –The Express Read more About the Author National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths Belt earned a degree in Photojournalism from the University of Minnesota. Since then, she has photographed dozens of magazine and book projects for the Society. Annie's work has also appeared in LIFE, Geo, Smithsonian, Merian, Paris Match, Stern, and many other publications. She devotes a portion of each year to producing fundraising images for aid organizations. Read more

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Magnum Contact Sheets

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Pdf:Magnum Contact Sheets.Review . . .a magnificent compendium of raw images from the photography cooperative. — New York Times Book ReviewA rare revelation. — Arts and AntiquesThrough these fascinating and usually private images, the exhibition celebrates what and how photographers saw for nearly a century. Coinciding with the publication of Magnum Contact Sheets (Thames & Hudson), edited by ICP Curator Kristen Lubben, the exhibition includes a selection of some of the 139 contact sheets in the book. — NY City Official City GuideThis 500-page volume provides a peek at the process behind these photos, showing the shots taken before and after each standout and letting the photographers tell how they made their choices. — Art+Auction[This book]…offers unique insight into the working progress of the celebrated agency’s photographers over the past seven decades—their approach to taking and editing their pictures as well as their idiosyncratic relationships with the contact sheet. — Time MagazineGives unprecedented access into the creative process of some of the world’s greatest photographers. — Complex's Art + Design…a magnificent compendium of raw images from the photography cooperative. — The New York Times Book Review Read more About the Author Kristen Lubben is the Associate Curator at the International Center of Photography in New York. Her previous books include Susan Meiselas: In History and Amelia Earhart: Image and Icon. Read more

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National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary

Pdf Photography National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary

Pdf:National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary.About the Author STEPHEN ALVAREZ, who has captured some of the most rarely seen objects on earth, is a photojournalist who produces global stories about exploration, culture, religion, and the aftermath of conflict. He has been a National Geographic photographer since 1995. His pictures have won awards from Pictures of the Year International and Communication Arts and have been exhibited at Visa Pour l'Image International Photojournalism Festival in Perpignan, France. SUSAN TYLER HITCHCOCK is a senior editor in the Books Division of the National Geographic Society, where she is responsible for science, health, and nature titles. She has written 16 books, from literary history to personal memoir. This is the third National Geographic photography collection to which she has contributed. She lives in Covesville, Virginia. Read more

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National Geographic Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark

Pdf Photography National Geographic Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark

Pdf:National Geographic Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark.Review “Everyone’s a (smartphone) photographer these days, but this sensational collection shines a bright light on why National Geographic’s professionals are still the best in the world.” –USA Today“As Bruce Springsteen says, 'there's magic in the night.” There's also beauty and wonder, all of which are captured in exquisite detail in 'Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark'(National Geographic, $40) by Susan Tyler Hitchcock.” –Newark Star Ledger“…packs in over two hundred images…covers not only natural wonders, but human activities after dark. The range of these lovely full-page color photos is extraordinary…The lavish and gorgeous color throughout makes for a highly recommended pick.” –Midwest Book Review“…takes readers into the depths of the night…Some 230 images from National Geographic’s network of talented photographers are displayed in the book.” –Parade  “If you're a night owl, a nature lover, or just someone who appreciates really darn good photography, National Geographic's new book Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark might appeal to you with its 230 nocturnal photographs.” –Buzzfeed Read more About the Author DIANE COOK and LEN JENSHEL are two of America's foremost landscape photographers. Their work has been published in numerous magazines including National Geographic, Conde Nast Traveler, Audubon, The New Yorker, and Fortune. They have also published numerous fine art books of their photographs, including Travels in the American West, HOT SPOTS: America's Volcanic Landscape, and AQUARIUM. The recipients of numerous fellowships, their work has been exhibited in more than 100 museums and collections worldwide, including the Art Institute of Chicago and the Yokohama Museum in Tokyo. SUSAN TYLER HITCHCOCK has written 16 nonfiction books ranging in genre from literary history to nature guide to family memoir. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Virginia and, as senior editor at National Geographic Books, oversees the science, health, and nature list. Among the notable titles she has acquired and managed are Buzz Aldrin's No Dream Is Too High (an international bestseller), David Quammen's Yellowstone, and the perennially best-selling Field Guide to the Birds of North America. This is the fifth National Geographic photographic collection to which she has contributed. Read more

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Polar Obsession

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Pdf:Polar Obsession.Amazon.com Review Product DescriptionThe Arctic is in Paul Nicklen’s blood. Born and raised on Baffin Island, Nunavut, he grew up in one of the only non-Inuit families in a tiny native settlement amid the ice fields, floes, and frigid seas of Northern Canada. At an age when most children are playing hide-and-seek, he was learning life-and-death lessons of survival: how to read the weather, find shelter in a frozen snowscape, or live off the land as his Inuit neighbors had done for centuries.Today Nicklen is a naturalist and wildlife photographer uniquely qualified to portray the impact of climate change on the polar regions and their inhabitants, human and animal alike. In a wise and wonderful intertwining of art and science, his bold expeditions plunge him into freezing seas to capture unprecedented, up-close documentation of the lives of leopard seals, whales, walruses, polar bears, bearded seals, and narwhals. Bathed in polar light, his images, inspiring and amazing, break new ground in photography and provide a vivid, timely portrait of two extraordinary, endangered ecosystems. Look Inside Polar Obsession Click on thumbnails for larger images A large female leopard seal greets photographer Göran Ehlmé. Anvers Island, Antarctica A young polar bear leaps between ice floes. Barents Sea, Svalbard, Norway A kittiwake soars in front of a large iceberg. Svalbard, Norway Narwhals dive deep under the ice to feed on Arctic cod, then return to the surface to breathe and raise their tusks high in the air. Lancaster Sound, Nunavut, Canada Mother bear and two-year-old cub drift on glacier ice. Hudson Strait, Nunavut, Canada A gentoo penguin chick peeks, checking for patrolling leopard seals before tempting fate. Port Lockroy, Antarctic Peninsula A leopard seal feeds Paul Nicklen a penguin. Antarctic Peninsula A large bull walrus returns to the shores of Prins Karl Forland after diving and feeding on clams. Svalbard, Norway Looking towards an uncertain future, a huge male bear triggers a camera trap, taking his own picture. Leifdefjorden, Spitsbergen, Norway In the Arctic spring, meltwater channels drain toward and down a seal hole, returning to the sea. Read more About the Author Paul Nicklen has been published in magazines around the world, including ten articles for National Geographic. He began his career as a wildlife biologist and took up photography fifteen years ago with the desire to bridge the gap between scientific research and public knowledge on wildlife subjects and climate change. Read more

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Portraits

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Pdf:Portraits.An intriguing collection of unposed and engaging color portraits of people from all backgrounds and corners of the globe by an award-winning photographer includes the famous "Afghan Girl" photograph and equally memorable images ranging from a bejewelled Indian bride to a Paraguayan cowboy--255 photos in all.

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Living in Mexico

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Pdf:Living in Mexico.About the Author Barbara & René Stoeltie both began their careers as artists and gallery owners. With René as photographer and Barbara as writer, they have been collaborating on interior design articles since 1984, contributing to such influential magazines as Vogue, The World of Interiors, AD, Elle, House and Garden, Country Living and House Beautiful. Read more

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Guadalupe Mysteries: Deciphering the Code

Pdf Photography Guadalupe Mysteries: Deciphering the Code

Pdf:Guadalupe Mysteries: Deciphering the Code.Review 'Examining the image of Our Lady was the greatest experience of my life. When close to it, I had strange feelings, similar to those experienced by people that had worked on the Turin Shroud.' -- Philip S. Callahan, Ph.D., Research Biophysicist, University of Florida'One cannot understand the identity of Latin Americans, their profound Marian character, without being familiar with the history of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This amazing book helps one to fathom this great mystery.' -- Wlodzimierz Redzioch, Author, Stories about Saint John Paul II Read more About the Author Grzegorz Gorny is a reporter, essayist, and film and television producer. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the quarterly Fronda, and from 1994 to 2001 he co-authored a program under the same title that aired on the Polish national television. He has produced various documentary television series and authored numerous articles for European publications. His books include Battle for Madrid (2010).Janusz Rosikon is a photographer and a member of the Polish Journalists' Association and the Association of Polish Artistic Photographers. His photographs have been featured in Time, Newsweek, and Reader's Digest and various European publications. His work has been exhibited in public galleries in Poland, England, Austria, and North America. Read more

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Material World: A Global Family Portrait

Pdf Photography Material World: A Global Family Portrait

Pdf:Material World: A Global Family Portrait.From School Library Journal YA?A fascinating look at the material possessions of families throughout the world. These people have been determined 'average' for their countries and have agreed to have photographers move the contents of their houses outside in order to create visible representations of their relative standards of living. The dirt house and few possessions of Mali residents contrast with the 4 cars, 45-foot long sofa, and 12+ oriental carpets lined up outside the luxury home of a family from Kuwait. Each chapter includes the original spread of possessions, statistics about each family and country, as well as further pictures of daily life and some observations by the photographer. Interspersed among the chapters, which are divided by region, are pictorial representations of such interesting comparisons as televisions, meals, and toilets. Almost all of the pictures are in full color. Menzel hoped this would be 'a unique tool for grasping cross-cultural realities.' It is that and much more.?Susan H. Woodcock, King's Park Library, Burke, VACopyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more From Library Journal Although Material World might appear to fall into the genre epitomized by Edward Steichen's The Family of Man (1955), the book truly defies facile classification; it seems at once art, photojournalism, human geography, and visual anthropology. It is a remarkable and captivating coupling of photographic art with economic and demographic statistics. Very largely the work of 16 photographers, including Menzel, the book is most outstanding in its color photographic portraits of 30 families with their material possessions arrayed nearby. Each family represents one of 30 different countries-some poor, some rich-and each approximates what World Bank and UN statisticians deemed to be 'average' for its country. Tables associated with the photographs provide statistical portraits of the families and their nations; photographers' notes on their specific projects enlighten the viewer. Though the format allows superficial browsing, the combination of detailed photographic presentations of material goods with the commentaries and statistics invites careful reading and cross-cultural comparison. Readers should find the comparison worth making. Strongly recommended for all libraries. [A CD-ROM of the same title is available; for more information, see p. 21.-Ed.]-James D. Haug, East Carolina Univ. Lib., Greenville, N.C.--James D. Haug, East Carolina Univ. Lib., Greenville, N.C.Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Material World: A Global Family Portrait

Pdf Photography Material World: A Global Family Portrait

Pdf:Material World: A Global Family Portrait.Amazon.com Review In honor of the United Nations-sponsored International Year of the Family in 1994, award-winning photojournalist Peter Menzel brought together 16 of the world's leading photographers to create a visual portrait of life in 30 nations. Material World tackles its wide subject by zooming in, allowing one household to represent an entire nation. Photographers spent one week living with a 'statistically average' family in each country, learning about their work, their attitudes toward their possessions, and their hopes for the future. Then a 'big picture' shot of the family was taken outside the dwelling, surrounded by all their (many or few) material goods. The book provides sidebars offering statistics and a brief history for each country, as well as personal notes from the photographers about their experiences. But it is the 'big pictures' that tell most of the story. In one, a British family pauses before a meal of tea and crumpets under a cloudy sky. In another, wary Bosnians sit beside mattresses used as sniper barricades. A Malian family composed of a husband, his two wives, and their children rests before a few cooking and washing implements in golden afternoon light. Material World is a lesson in economics and geography, reminding us of the world's inequities, but also of humanity's common threads. An engrossing, enlightening book. --Maria Dolan Read more About the Author Peter Menzel has photographed stories for National Geographic, Paris Match, Stern, The New York Times Magazine, and Time. He lives in Napa, California. Charles C. Mann is a contributing editor of Atlantic Monthly. He has covered scientific and environmental issues for The New York Times Magazine and other publications. He lives in New York City. Read more

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Of Love & War

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Pdf:Of Love & War.Review “As one of the few women to do this job, Addario has been able to convey to American readers the texture of life in places they might never otherwise see, entering secret women’s schools in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan or taking a portrait of a Congolese woman heavily pregnant by her rapist. Many of the resulting photographs—here accompanied by essays from Addario and other journalists she’s worked with—are distinguished by their combination of startling intimacy and narrative scope.” —Harper’s “Striking.”—Mother Jones“Spectacular…a majestic collection that captures the drama of everyday existence in war zones around the world. With chapters chronicling Afghanistan under Taliban rule, the refugee crisis and women in the military, the volume is a testament to the endurance of humanity…There is no disputing the impact of this revelatory collection.” –BookPage“This astonishing selection of photos from photojournalist Addario strongly demonstrates her conviction that by risking her life to cover gross injustices she can create visual and visceral proof of human rights violations . . . Addario’s photographs are stunning, and this book, which she dedicates to the ‘brave and resilient’ women and men she’s documented, provides unique insight into the vital work of photojournalists.”  — Publishers Weekly (starred review) Read more About the Author Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist whose work appears regularly in The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time Magazine. She has covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Darfur, and the Congo, and has received numerous awards, including the MacArthur Genius Grant and the Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting. Read more

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Food Blogging 101 – Your Recipe for Success: Tools, Techniques & Tips For Making Your Food Blog A Success From The Start

Pdf Photography Food Blogging 101 – Your Recipe for Success: Tools, Techniques & Tips For Making Your Food Blog A Success From The Start

Pdf:Food Blogging 101 – Your Recipe for Success: Tools, Techniques & Tips For Making Your Food Blog A Success From The Start.If you have a passion for delicious dishes, exquisite restaurants, local and international cuisine, and travel, you’ve probably considered starting your own food blog. If that’s the case, then you owe it to yourself to read my book, Food Blogging 101 – Your Recipe for Success. Whether you’re a talented chef with your own spin on traditional dishes or you’re a restaurant enthusiast with a flair for words, you can be a successful food blogger if you have the right tools to get started.In this book, I will take you through the step-by-step process of creating, writing, and running your food blog. We will begin with how to create your blog online, including which tools you might want to use and how to get started. Then you’ll learn about what makes great content for a food blog and how to write compelling posts that will keep your readers coming back for more. Then, because photography is such an integral part of food blogging, I’ve included an entire chapter to help you get the perfect shot. Once you have all of the tools necessary to create your blog, write great posts, and take amazing photographs, you’ll then learn all about social media marketing and how to build your audience through Facebook, Instagram, and other social networks, as well as how to improve your search engine optimization (SEO) to get better rankings in Google search results.Then, finally, I’ll go through tips and techniques for continuing to grow your food blog over the coming months and years. Including tips and strategies for monetizing your blog, once you finish reading Food Blogging 101 – Your Recipe for Success, you’ll have all of the knowledge and information you need to create, build, and grow a highly successful food blog. Why not get started right now?

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Street Portrait Photography: How to make stunning street portraits (Street Photography Book 1)

Pdf Photography Street Portrait Photography: How to make stunning street portraits (Street Photography Book 1)

Pdf:Street Portrait Photography: How to make stunning street portraits (Street Photography Book 1).Are you a photojournalist or learning digital photography or already a professional photographer or a traveler? The author doesn't discriminate your basis your digital photography skills or background – the book is written for all. Even for non-photographers! You will get some inspiration to buy a digital camera or start documentary photography using your smartphone.Luckily, you're on the right page! This book is for you. Don't just appreciate the book cover, go beyond the cover and read this niche street photography book.The author deliberates on: •Techniques of photography rather than gadgets and gears•Concepts of people and editorial photography•Getting right composition, even if it requires breaking the rules for the sake of art•Photography tips that you can leverage with ease and apply to your photography immediately•Editing images to get what you saw, rather than making the photos look larger than life•How to showcase your masterpiece on social media and offline•A bonus chapter!The book is full of captivating street portraits to make concepts clear. Author himself took these photos of people belonging to multiple ethnicity, age and religion from over dozens of countries.Well, the book doesn't just teach you basic digital photography skills -- rather, it takes you beyond photography basics to the art harnessed by famous photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Vivian Maier, and Diane Arbus who produced amazing documentary photographs.Exciting enough? Click couple of buttons, flip few pages of the book and finish the book today. Even if you gather couple of photography tips from this crisp book it would be good couple of hours spent.Note: The book size is large because of amazing photographs. The author didn't want to compromise on the quality and reading experience on the digital devices.Tag me in your images on Instagram (@i.ranjan) and drop a review to guide other potential readers.

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Arctic Solitaire: A Boat, a Bay, and the Quest for the Perfect Bear

Pdf Photography Arctic Solitaire: A Boat, a Bay, and the Quest for the Perfect Bear

Pdf:Arctic Solitaire: A Boat, a Bay, and the Quest for the Perfect Bear.Review In freely sharing what he sees and experiences, Souders immerses his audience in a captivating adventure, offering an intimate view of both the perils of lone exploration and the stunning beauty of the wild. The result is a rare, enchanting treat for any reader. (Barry Silverstein Foreword Reviews)In [Arctic Solitaire], Souders describes three years of solo voyages in the Arctic in search of polar bear images, a series of adventures told with humor and humility which nonetheless represent hair-raising acts of daring. (Charles Wohlforth Anchorage Daily News)Paul Souders's obsessive quest is weirder than his lighthearted tone would suggest. From the rim of the world, he brings back plenty of wisdom about the mania of professional photographers in this point-and-shoot age of easy adventure tourism. Also useful: tips about when to stop clicking―and start walking backwards. (Tom Kizzia, author of Pilgrim's Wilderness and The Wake of the Unseen Object)[Paul Souders] capture[s] numerous polar bears and other wildlife on film, all of which he describes in loving and lyrical tones. Interspersed with his personal narrative are reflections on the history of previous arctic explorers as well as commentaries on the native Inuit he encountered in the tiny, isolated villages he visited. Arctic Solitaire is also filled with beautiful color images that mirror the story he tells. This is a great read about a harsh region of the world few get to see on their own. (Lee E. Cart Shelf Awareness, STARRED REVIEW)[Arctic Solitaire] offers a pleasurable excursion into the arctic wilds, interspersed with excellent, colorful images that give a good sense of the landscape.... Adventurous memories of a talented photojournalist that abound with wonderful surprises. (Kirkus Reviews)At its heart, Arctic Solitaire is both a paean and a caution to following one's passion to the ends of the earth. Few of us would push so far in pursuit of something as ethereal as a photograph, and fewer would attempt it alone. Souders illuminates what it is to follow a dream to extremes, and he does this with humor, humility, and, in the end, some serious thinking about what is most important in life. (Nancy Lord Anchorage Daily News)Souders’ quest to photograph polar bears led to this memoir detailing a series of solo, accident-prone adventures piloting a 22-foot boat through Arctic waters. The search for the iconic animal takes Souders from Hudson Bay up to Repulse Bay, in northern Canada, stopping at Inuit villages along the way. (National Geographic Traveler)In every great adventure story, a personal inner journey mirrors the physical one. And in the course of reading his captivating 2018 book Arctic Solitaire, it becomes clear that Souders’ search for the perfect bear would lead him to far more important discoveries. (Heather Steinberger Boating Magazine) Read more About the Author For more than thirty years, Paul Souders has traveled around the world and across all seven continents as a professional photographer. His images have appeared across the globe in a wide variety of publications, including National Geographic, Geo (France and Germany), Time, and Life magazines, as well as in hundreds of publishing and advertising projects. Read more

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Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences

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Pdf:Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences.Review “Matthew Christopher’s photographic record of decay depicts the tragic truth: that something extraordinary has ended and that nothing like it may ever come back. We’re now going in the other direction despite a lot of wishful thinking: toward a loss of complexity, a reduction in the scale of activity, a loss of artistry, and probably the end of many comforts, conveniences and amenities we’ve come to take for granted.” James Howard Kunstler, author of The Geography of Nowhere “The places Christopher photographs tell their stories with silence and extraordinary light – the spaces between the life and death of a building. His pictures make me feel like someone told me a secret.” Jane Derenowski, Reporter, NBC Nightly News “It’s romantic, it’s nostalgic, it’s wistful, it’s provocative. It’s about time, nature, mortality, disinvestment.” Joann Greco, The Atlantic Cities “Through his photographs, Christopher makes a powerful statement about job loss, urban blight and historic preservation. In light of the collapse of American industry and the subsequent economic meltdown, the relevance of these topics has never been more important to the examination of America’s national identity.” Joseph and Barrie Ann George, The Sentinel Read more From the Back Cover Throughout the ages, mankind has been fascinated by the ruins of previous societies. The desire to gain a greater understanding of our past has driven archaeologists, artists, and scholars from across the world to study the vestiges of lifestyles that have vanished in an attempt to capture their mystique and beauty.Originally intended as an examination of the rise and fall of the state hospital system, Matthew Christopher’s Abandoned America rapidly grew to encompass derelict factories and industrial sites, schools, churches, power plants, hospitals, prisons, military installations, hotels, resorts, homes, and more. Through his collection of writing and photography, Christopher has spent the last decade documenting the ruins of one of the greatest civilizations the world has ever known: our own. Exploring sites like the charred remains of the Hotel Do De, the rusted cells of the Essex County Jail Annex, the sublime majesty of the Church of the Transfiguration, or the eerie and dilapidated remnants of the New Castle Elks Lodge, the work spans architectural treasures left to the elements and then all too often lost forever. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Where Children Sleep

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Pdf:Where Children Sleep.Review 'a remarkable series capturing the diversity of and, often, disparity between children’s lives around the world through portraits of their bedrooms' (Maria Popova Brainpickings) Read more

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Money People Politics

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Pdf:Money People Politics.Review Whether it's Hillary Clinton's fearless leader stance, Steve Jobs' subtle smile or Lady Gaga posing in a sparkling bra with cherry lips to match, there's one question TIME contract photographer Marco Grob poses in his upcoming book Money People Politics. 'Why do we have the face we have?' he tells TIME. 'And what happened in our lives that we carry them the way we do? And what are the motives for people of power? Why do they want the power?'Money, People, Politics, Grob's new book, features years of portraits of celebrities, politicians, innovators, and social justice figures, many which have appeared in TIME. Grob's portraits showcase aspects of his subject's characteristics. The seemingly stiff Ted Cruz, for instance, displays signs of life in a portrait where his cowboy boots introduces the viewer to a more relaxed side of the politician. Grob uses simple lighting techniques, including hand-held lights, and his intuition to optimize the time he has with his subjects. 'I really do three or four frames and I move on,' he says.Money, People, Politics is, in a way, Grob's magnum opus of his work since he left his native Switzerland more than a decade ago and veered away from his roots as a still-life photographer. 'It was difficult,' he says of his decision to leave. 'I consider it one of the most exciting and incredible times of my life, that's for sure. Because I knew, even though it was difficult, I was on the way to what I really wanted to do.'Grob hopes Money, People, Politics will allow people to take a glimpse inside his head. 'It's my view on the world,' he says. 'I would like to take people along on that trip, on that crazy journey. And understand why I'm interested in human faces beyond genetics.'Bianca Silva, TIME.com, November 29th 2016 Read more About the Author Born in Olten, Switzerland, Marco Grob worked for 20 years as a still life photographer before deciding to focus entirely on people and portrait photography in 2003. In addition to successful commercial work in the film and advertising industries, Marco's work appears regularly in magazines like TIME , GQ , VOGUE , ESQUIRE , THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE , WIRED ,and NEW YORK MAGAZINE . His work has earned him numerous awards throughout his career, including an Emmy Award and a prestigious Hasselblad Masters Award in 2007. Mr. Grob lives in New York, but follows his work around the world. Read more

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What We Keep: 150 People Share the One Object that Brings Them Joy, Magic, and Meaning

Pdf Photography What We Keep: 150 People Share the One Object that Brings Them Joy, Magic, and Meaning

Pdf:What We Keep: 150 People Share the One Object that Brings Them Joy, Magic, and Meaning.Review 'From the former editor-in-chief of Life Magazine comes this gorgeous photo collection of everyday things that people hold dear. A combination of fascinating interviews and photographs introduce readers to the most personal items owned by notable individuals including Cheryl Strayed, Melinda Gates, and Mark Cuban, all while examining the reasons we consider certain possessions invaluable.'―Real Simple, 'The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)'Our no-fail host gift? A book that's instantly absorbing yet easy to dip in and out of. This season, that book is What We Keep, a collection of interviews with a cast of personalities - some famous, others merely fascinating - about the objects they cherish above all others.'―Sunset'[A] moving new book, What We Keep, offers a meditation on the distinctly human need to find meaning in the inanimate.'―Fast Company Read more About the Author Bill Shapiro is the former editor-in-chief of LIFE, the legendary photo magazine. Later, he was the founding editor-in-chief of LIFE.com and won the 2011 National Magazine Award for digital photography. He is the author of several books including the best-selling book Other People's Love Letters. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Read more

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Before They Pass Away (English, French and German Edition)

Pdf Photography Before They Pass Away (English, French and German Edition)

Pdf:Before They Pass Away (English, French and German Edition).Review For sheer splendor, the catwalks of New York, Milan and Paris combined can barely touch the eagle hunters of Mongolia. Riding squat ponies through the mountains, these Turkic peoples wear high-domed and winged fur hats, embroidered felt boots and leggings, cloaks of reindeer hide, studded metal belts, fearsome hooded eagles perched on their arms. The fierce elegance of their clothing fully matches that of the stark landscape they inhabit; it also, and not incidentally, testifies to the irrepressible human will to beautify. That conclusion inevitably results from viewing 'Before They Pass Away,' the British photographer Jimmy Nelson's tombstone-size new volume (teNeues, $150) documenting vanishing tribal cultures around the world. The book results from a project taking years and is less ethnology or anthropology than a document of his romance with otherness. In his strenuous travels with an archaic studio camera, Mr. Nelson visited 35 of the world's least known and most imperiled tribal peoples -- from the Huli and Kalam tribes of New Guinea, to the Tsaatan of Mongolia and the Mursi people inhabiting the highlands of the Omo River valley in remote southern Ethiopia. Guy Trebay, New York Times.com Fashion and Style Section, October 18, 2013The ingenuity of tribal societies shines in 'Before They Pass Away'...Nelson brings the expressive personalities further to life with a photographic style derived from Irving Penn and Malik Sidibe, making for a visually rich and fascinating read-and an ideal conversation-starter on any well-curated coffee table.Fabio Morelli, Elle Décor.com, October 8, 2013Jimmy Nelson has spent the past three years traveling to some of the most remote places on Earth capturing the lives of indigenous people, from the frigid moutains of Mongolia to the endless sandy deserts of Namibia.Drama and emotion are crucial to Nelson's photography because he's on a search for beauty. Lorraine Boissoneault, weather.com, October 1, 2013 Read more

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It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War

Pdf Photography It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War

Pdf:It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War."A brutally real and unrelentingly raw memoir."--Kirkus (starred review)War photographer Lynsey Addario’s memoir It’s What I Do is the story of how the relentless pursuit of truth, in virtually every major theater of war in the twenty-first century, has shaped her life. What she does, with clarity, beauty, and candor, is to document, often in their most extreme moments, the complex lives of others. It’s her work, but it’s much more than that: it’s her singular calling.Lynsey Addario was just finding her way as a young photographer when September 11 changed the world. One of the few photojournalists with experience in Afghanistan, she gets the call to return and cover the American invasion. She makes a decision she would often find herself making—not to stay home, not to lead a quiet or predictable life, but to set out across the world, face the chaos of crisis, and make a name for herself.Addario finds a way to travel with a purpose. She photographs the Afghan people before and after the Taliban reign, the civilian casualties and misunderstood insurgents of the Iraq War, as well as the burned villages and countless dead in Darfur. She exposes a culture of violence against women in the Congo and tells the riveting story of her headline-making kidnapping by pro-Qaddafi forces in the Libyan civil war.Addario takes bravery for granted but she is not fearless. She uses her fear and it creates empathy; it is that feeling, that empathy, that is essential to her work. We see this clearly on display as she interviews rape victims in the Congo, or photographs a fallen soldier with whom she had been embedded in Iraq, or documents the tragic lives of starving Somali children. Lynsey takes us there and we begin to understand how getting to the hard truth trumps fear.As a woman photojournalist determined to be taken as seriously as her male peers, Addario fights her way into a boys’ club of a profession. Rather than choose between her personal life and her career, Addario learns to strike a necessary balance. In the man who will become her husband, she finds at last a real love to complement her work, not take away from it, and as a new mother, she gains an all the more intensely personal understanding of the fragility of life.Watching uprisings unfold and people fight to the death for their freedom, Addario understands she is documenting not only news but also the fate of society. It’s What I Do is more than just a snapshot of life on the front lines; it is witness to the human cost of war.

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National Geographic Dawn to Dark Photographs: The Magic of Light

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Pdf:National Geographic Dawn to Dark Photographs: The Magic of Light.Review 'If you like to be able to just sit and look at beautiful images and not have to read that much, this book is for you, or whoever is lucky enough to get it as a gift from you.' — Nature Photographers Online Magazine“No matter where you live, the sun rises and sets. Along its path the light changes — sometimes imperceptibly, always gradually, and sometimes stunningly on its path from dawn to dark and back again… Dawn to Dark Photographs: The Magic of Light tells this lush story through the work of National Geographic's best visual storytellers.” –McPherson Sentinel'From peaceful lakes and broad landscapes, to Muslim pilgrims gathering to pray, U.S. Army soldiers on patrol and a crowded New York City sidewalk on a rainy day and myriad locations and scenes in between, the photographers of National Geographic share different shades of light in stunning images from around the world.' -Deseret News Read more About the Author MAURA MULVIHILL oversees National Geographic Creative, comprising 11.5 million images and thousands of hours of footage dating back to the organization's first foray into television in 1965. Under her direction, the Image Collection represents National Geographic's stable of photographers and manages the Society's extensive video and image assets. JIM RICHARDSON has photographed more than 45 stories for National Geographic and Traveler magazines. His work has been featured on ABC News Nightline and CBS News Sunday Morning. SUSAN TYLER HITCHCOCK is a nonfiction writer and senior book editor at National Geographic. This is her 16th published book and the third National Geographic photography book to which she has contributed. Read more

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Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous

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Pdf:Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous.Review 'Christopher Bonanos has finally supplied us with the biography Weegee deserves: sympathetic and comprehensive, a scrupulous account with just the right touch of irreverence. Bonanos...takes the photographer seriously without letting him and his self-mythologizing off the hook.' --The New York Times'[A]n outstanding biography...Bonanos is a peerless guide to Weegee's career, writing with obvious relish and great insight.' --Newsday'A snappily written life of Weegee the Famous...[a] fine biography'--The Wall Street Journal'Weegee and his world don't encourage minimalism, and, fifty years after his death, he has at last acquired a biographer who can keep up with him.' --Thomas Mallon, The New Yorker'Continually fascinating...deeply researched...compelling.'--Kirkus Reviews, *Starred Review*'The cut and strut of Bonanos' vivid prose captures the rough-and-tumble of mid-twentieth-century New York, while vital details gleaned from his extensive research enliven the portrait...he makes the man behind the camera fully human.' --Booklist, *Starred Review*'[A] superb biography...Bonanos has meticulously researched every aspect of Weegee's life, filling this fascinating and lively account with amusing and touching anecdotes.' --Library Journal, *Starred Review*'[A]n energetic and informative biography...Bonanos's revelatory portrait of 'Weegee the Famous' will interest general readers, as well as those with a special interest in photojournalism.' --Publishers Weekly'[An] impeccably researched biography ...Bonanos offers a lively history of the early years of news photography, rich with anecdotes that create Weegee's persona.' --PopMatters.com'Christopher Bonanos' superb biography reveals how the man born as Usher Fellig in 1899 reinvented himself as a chronicler of the seedier sides of nocturnal Manhattan in the 1930s.' --The Seattle Times'Vivacious ... long-overdue and endlessly entertaining.' --The Santa Fe New Mexican'[A] gritty, exhilarating portrait.' --BoweryBoysHistory.com'Arthur 'Weegee' Fellig was perhaps the perfect vehicle for defining and delivering the fear and wonder of the modern city to our American spirit. Journalist, artist, and huckster, Weegee stole shards of a New York through a camera lens, then reassembled the great city in a mosaic that somehow--despite a fair degree of fraud--still defines urbanity itself for us. We know the photographs, and now, with this biography from Christopher Bonanos, we can finally know something of the legendary, improbable, and much-caricatured man.'--David Simon, creator of HBO's The Wire and The Deuce'Flash is a crackling portrait of a man and his era--as immediate and as alive as Weegee's pictures themselves. Chris Bonanos vivifies not only his subject, but the long lost New York that he lived in, and that made him.'--Daniel Okrent, New York Times bestselling author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition'Weegee, in addition to being one of the greatest photographers ever, was a cartoon character and something of a living myth. This has confused perception for the better part of eighty years. Christopher Bonanos's nuanced and sympathetic account succeeds in merging those three aspects--not only was a lot of the bluster for real, but even the pure baloney was hard-won and contextually grounded. His is a sweet and melancholy book and a doorway into a mostly misremembered past.'--Luc Sante, author of Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York'There's something about a car crash that makes people slow down as they pass by. The same is true of Weegee's photos. Maybe I wouldn't have liked to have known him, but it would've been interesting to have met him. And this fascinating biography by Christopher Bonanos brings to life the gritty old New York City where he lived and worked. He was a legendary character whose work inspired young hopefuls like myself.'--Cindy Sherman, artist Read more From the Back Cover 'Arthur 'Weegee' Fellig was perhaps the perfect vehicle for defining and delivering the fear and wonder of the modern city to our American spirit. Journalist, artist, and huckster, Weegee stole shards of a New York through a camera lens, then reassembled the great city in a mosaic that somehow--despite a fair degree of fraud--still defines urbanity itself for us. We know the photographs, and now, with this biography from Christopher Bonanos, we can finally know something of the legendary, improbable, and much-caricatured man.' ―David Simon, creator of HBO's The Wire and The Deuce'Flash is a crackling portrait of a man and his era--as immediate and as alive as Weegee's pictures themselves. Chris Bonanos vivifies not only his subject, but the long lost New York that he lived in, and that made him.' ―Daniel Okrent, New York Times bestselling author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition'Weegee, in addition to being one of the greatest photographers ever, was a cartoon character and something of a living myth. This has confused perception for the better part of eighty years. Christopher Bonanos's nuanced and sympathetic account succeeds in merging those three aspects--not only was a lot of the bluster for real, but even the pure baloney was hard-won and contextually grounded. His is a sweet and melancholy book and a doorway into a mostly misremembered past.'―Luc Sante, author of Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York'There's something about a car crash that makes people slow down as they pass by. The same is true of Weegee's photos. Maybe I wouldn't have liked to have known him, but it would've been interesting to have met him. And this fascinating biography by Christopher Bonanos brings to life the gritty old New York City where he lived and worked. He was a legendary character whose work inspired young hopefuls like myself.' ―Cindy Sherman, artist Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The New York Times Explorer: Beaches, Islands, & Coasts

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Pdf:The New York Times Explorer: Beaches, Islands, & Coasts.About the Author Barbara Ireland, a writer and editor based in western New York State, is a former deputy travel editor and deputy Op-Ed page editor at The New York Times. While on the Times staff, she commissioned and edited many 36 Hours columns and wrote a few herself. She is a graduate of Cornell University and was a John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University. Read more

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Regarding the Pain of Others (Picador Modern Classics)

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Pdf:Regarding the Pain of Others (Picador Modern Classics).Review “Wise and somber. . .Sontag's closing words acknowledge that there are realities which no picture can convey.” ―Los Angeles Times Book Review'These literary gems are the perfect stocking-stuffer size for the serious reader on your list; you’ll look smart wrapping up one or all of them.' --USA Today“The history of sensibility in a culture shaped by the mechanical reproduction of imagery....has always been one of the guiding preoccupations of her best work, from Against Interpretation to The Volcano Lover....Regarding the Pain of Others invites, and rewards, more than one reading.” ―Newsday“For 30 years, Susan Sontag has been challenging an entire generation to think about the things that frighten us most: war, disease, death. Her books illuminate without simplifying, complicate without obfuscating, and insist above all that to ignore what threatens us is both irresponsible and dangerous.” ―O, The Oprah Magazine“A timely meditation on politics and ethics. . .extraordinary . . .Sontag's insight and erudition are profound.” ―The Atlanta Journal-Constitution“Regarding the Pain of Others bristles with a sense of commitment--to seeing the world as it is, to worrying about the ways it is represented, even to making some gesture in the direction of changing it. . .the performance is thrilling to witness.” ―The New York Times Magazine“A fiercely challenging book. . .immensely thought-provoking.” ―The Christian Science Monitor“Give one of these adorable mini-editions of classic nonfiction books by women―only slightly larger than a mobile phone―to a bookish friend, and they’ll get lit, literally.”―BUST“Gorgeous . . . among the season’s sexiest little literary gifts . . . Close-up portraits of the grand dames by illustrator Celia Carlstedt grace the textured, curve-cornered jackets of these pocket-sized volumes (it’s as if they’ve already been gift wrapped).” ―Passport Magazine Read more About the Author SUSAN SONTAG (1933–2004) was the author of four novels, The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover, and In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for Fiction; a collection of stories, I, Etcetera; several plays, including Alice in Bed and Lady from the Sea; and seven works of nonfiction, among them On Photography, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, Illness as Metaphor, and Where the Stress Falls. Her books have been translated into thirty-two languages. In 2001, she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work; in 2003, she received the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. Read more

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National Geographic: The Photographs (National Geographic Collectors Series)

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Pdf:National Geographic: The Photographs (National Geographic Collectors Series).About the Author Leah Bendavid-Val , Director of Photography Publishing for National Geographic Books, is the author of Propaganda & Dreams; Changing Reality; National Geographic: The Photographs; Stories on Paper & Glass, and most recently Song Without Words: The Photographs and Diaries of Countess Sophia Tolstoy. She has curated photography exhibitions for museums worldwide. Read more

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Slightly Out of Focus: The Legendary Photojournalist's Illustrated Memoir of World War II (Modern Library War)

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Pdf:Slightly Out of Focus: The Legendary Photojournalist's Illustrated Memoir of World War II (Modern Library War).Review 'A powerful story nimbly told. For devotees of fine photography or accounts of World War II, the Modern Library 's reprinting is a welcome gift.'-- Tampa Tribune and Times'Capa's work is itself the picture of a great heart and an overwhelming compassion. . . . He could photograph motion and gaiety and heartbreak. He could photograph thought. He captured a world.'-- John Steinbeck'Above all--and this is what shows in his pictures--Capa, who spent so much energy on inventions for his own person, has deep, human sympathy for men and women trapped in reality.'-- John Hersey Read more From the Inside Flap ashing young man who liked nothing so much as a heated game of poker, a good bottle of scotch, and the company of a pretty girl hopped a merchant ship to England. He was Robert Capa, the brilliant and daring photojournalist, and Collier's magazine had put him on assignment to photograph the war raging in Europe. In these pages, Capa recounts his terrifying journey through the darkest battles of World War II and shares his memories of the men and women of the Allied forces who befriended, amused, and captivated him along the way. His photographs are masterpieces -- John G. Morris, Magnum Photos' first executive editor, called Capa 'the century's greatest battlefield photographer' -- and his writing is by turns riotously funny and deeply moving. From Sicily to London, Normandy to Algiers, Capa experienced some of the most trying conditions imaginable, yet his compassion and wit shine on every page of this book. Charming and profound, Slightly Out of Focus is a marvelous memoir to Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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It's All Done Gone: Arkansas Photographs from the Farm Security Administration Collection, 1935-1943

Pdf Photography It's All Done Gone: Arkansas Photographs from the Farm Security Administration Collection, 1935-1943

Pdf:It's All Done Gone: Arkansas Photographs from the Farm Security Administration Collection, 1935-1943.Review “The devastation of the Great Depression found its greatest chroniclers in the Farm Security Administration’s matchless cohort of genius photographers, whose work in Arkansas is the focus of Patsy G. Watkins’s illuminating study. The whole all-star team—Evans, Lange, Lee, Rothstein, and Shahn—worked for a New Deal bureaucracy among the nation’s most vulnerable citizens, but images loosed in the world are understood in unpredictable ways, mixing as they do the voices and purposes (sometimes in harmony, at other times in tension) of their subjects, their makers, and their makers’ bosses. Watkins’s careful attention to this archive presents some 180 of its most compelling images in a coherently arranged and richly contextualized format. By her efforts Arkansas joins the Alabama distinguished by James Agee’s Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and the Mississippi ennobled by Eudora Welty’s One Time, One Place.” —Robert Cochran, author of A Photographer of Note: Arkansas Artist Geleve Grice  “Over eight years, nearly 250,000 photos were taken of migrant workers, sharecroppers, tenant farmers and laborers. About 1,000 are identified with Arkansans and about 800 were taken in the state. Of those, just over 180 are gathered thoughtfully, poignantly in Patsy G. Watkins’ It’s All Done Gone: Arkansas Photographs From the Farm Security Administration Collection, 1935-1943.” —Sean Clancy, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, October 2018 Read more About the Author Patsy G. Watkins is associate professor of journalism at the University of Arkansas. Her research focuses on news photography and the visual design of information. Read more

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Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Deluxe Limited Edition

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Pdf:Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Deluxe Limited Edition.Review One of the Best Books of the Year - Today, Los Angeles Times, People, Bustle'The book, which distills the 1.9 million photographs that Souza took of Obama's eight years in the White House down to about 300 images, it as once warm and nostalgic, worshipful and respectful, sad and wistful-in a sense, not so different from the framed JFK portraits that everyday Americans hung in living rooms, right through the Nixon administration. Less than 12 months since Obama left office (indeed, the very moment he left his office is included), it also reads like a lesson in how fast things can change.'―Chicago Tribune'Here are the qualities that radiate from these photos of the former President and his family, all taken by Souza during his eight years as official White House photographer: intelligence, kindness, warmth, integrity. Drink it in.'―People'For all its exuberant glimpses of the president at play, the dominant mood of this 'intimate portrait' remains earnest. In conveying both the weight of the office and President Obama's full engagement with its demands, Souza fuels our admiration--and stokes our regret.'―The Chicago Tribune'Souza, chief official White House photographer for Obama's two terms, was on hand for history--documenting our first black president, and a pretty photogenic one at that. Souza's book, an instant best seller, includes many iconic images we've seen before, but its most poignant moments are the least public--like one of the president and his daughters frolicking in the snow at the White House.'―USA Today'Mr. Souza has honed an ability to crouch and shrink to capture the details no one else sees...With Mr. Obama giving few public statements since leaving office, Mr. Souza's words and images will have to work as a conduit for now.'―The New York Times'Obama: An Intimate Portrait reminds us of how... glamour functioned in the previous Administration... However glamorous, this man has more power than seems human.'―The New Yorker'Perfect for gifting... lets readers into Obama's life in the White House, around the world, and into the spirit of his chapter in American history.'―Travel + Leisure'This book will appeal to any fan of history.'―ABC7 Eyewitness News'The 300 photographs in the book are a remarkable account of President Obama's eight years in the White House, from events of historic significance to quiet moments with his wife and daughters and the family dogs. They feature world leaders, diplomats, celebrities and everyday people. You see the President in times of contemplation, worry and sorrow. You see him, too, in high spirits, joy and playfulness.'―New Orleans Times-Picayune Read more About the Author Pete Souza was the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama and the Director of the White House Photo Office. Previously Souza was an Assistant Professor of Photojournalism at Ohio University, the national photographer for the Chicago Tribune, a freelancer for National Geographic, and an Official White House Photographer for President Reagan. His books include the New York Times bestseller The Rise of Barack Obama, which documents the president's meteoric ascent from his first day in the United States Senate through the 2008 Pennsylvania presidential primary. Souza is currently a freelance photographer based in Washington, D.C. and is a Professor Emeritus at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication. Read more

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Sacred Legacy: Edward S. Curtis And The North American Indian

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Pdf:Sacred Legacy: Edward S. Curtis And The North American Indian.About the Author Christopher Cardozo is acknowledged as the world's leading authority on Edward S. Curtis. He is the author of five previous titles on Curtis and has curated, lectured on, and written about his work for nearly three decades. Cardozo was trained as both a lawyer and a photographer and his own photographs of Native peoples have been widely exhibited. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Aspen, Colorado and owns a gallery in Aspen specializing in the work of Edward S. Curtis. Read more

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No Half Steppin': An Oral and Pictorial History of New York City Club the Latin Quarter and the Birth of Hip-Hop's Golden Era

Pdf Photography No Half Steppin': An Oral and Pictorial History of New York City Club the Latin Quarter and the Birth of Hip-Hop's Golden Era

Pdf:No Half Steppin': An Oral and Pictorial History of New York City Club the Latin Quarter and the Birth of Hip-Hop's Golden Era.Review 'This book is the missing link!' -Fab 5 Freddy / 'Brilliant! This captures the essence of hip-hop culture.' -Cey Adams, visual artist, graphic designer, and author; founding creative director of Def Jam Recordings / 'The photos and text are some if the the earliest record of hip-hop, even before it started being called hip-hop. No bookshelf or library or collection of books on hip-hop can dare call itself complete with this vibrant NO HALF STEPPIN' in it front and center.' -Ernie Paniccioli, photographer, Hip-Hop Hall of Fame Inductee, and author of WHO SHOT YA? / 'It's incredible!' -Prime Minister Pete Nice (3rd Bass) / 'This book gives another great shot in the arm to hip-hop culture with an enjoyable reminder of what we had and our entertainment was also birthed from. Kid and I are humbled and honored to be on the cover for a book that needs to be in the library of every hip-hop historian and book collector. The work and priceless photographs that are in this masterpiece are incredible and salute to Claude Paradise Gray and Giuseppe Pipitone for an awesome work.' -Christopher 'Play' Martin / 'The book is as much yearbook as oral history: It’s photo heavy, mostly from the collection of Mr. Gray, who was the main promoter of hip-hop nights at the club and was later a member of the politically militant group X Clan. The outfits — plenty by the hip-hop couturier Dapper Dan — are colorful and luxe, though by the end of the club’s run, they shift away from ostentation. In part, this stemmed from an informal ban on gold, prompted by a string of robberies that had made the club especially rowdy.' -Jon Caramanica, The New York Times Read more

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Hebrides

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Pdf:Hebrides.Review 'Spectacular . . . celebrates the landscape of the islands.'―The Times'May's acclaimed Lewis trilogy has . . . inspired a stunning photography book, Hebrides, revealing his island inspiration.'―Sunday Mail (Glasgow) Read more About the Author Peter May is the multiple-award-winning author of the internationally bestselling Lewis Trilogy, set in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, as well as several other mystery series and stand-alone novels. One of Scotland's most prolific television dramatists, he garnered more than a thousand credits in fifteen years as scriptwriter and script editor on prime-time British television drama, including the show Machair, set on Lewis. Today May lives in France with his wife, the writer Janice Hally.David Wilson worked with the BBC for twenty years and was the production designer for Machair. He took the photographs on the covers of the books in the Lewis Trilogy and has published another photographic book on the Hebrides, Changing Light. He lives on Lewis. Read more

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Pittsburgh 1950

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Pdf:Pittsburgh 1950.About the Author Erwitt was born in Paris, France, to Jewish-Russian immigrant parents. In 1939, when he was ten, his family immigrated to the United States. He studied photography and filmmaking at Los Angeles City College and the New School for Social Research, finishing his education in 1950. In 1951 he was drafted into the Army, and decommissioned in 1953. Read more

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Unreasonable Behaviour: An Autobiography

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Pdf:Unreasonable Behaviour: An Autobiography.Review “McCullin handles much of the material culled from his war experiences like a seasoned thriller writer. His dialogue is convincing and sharp.” -- Observer“Required reading if you want to know what real journalism is all about.” -- TLS Read more About the Author DON McCULLIN grew up in north London. He worked for the Sunday Times for eighteen years and covered every major conflict in his adult lifetime until the Falklands War. The finest British photo-journalist of his generation, he has received many honours and awards including the CBE. He lives in Somerset. Read more

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It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War

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Pdf:It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War.Amazon.com Review “Why do you do this?” is the central question Lynsey Addario answers in her new memoir It’s What I Do—and she asks it not just for the reader, but it seems for herself. Addario is a MacArthur “Genius” grant recipient and was part of the team that won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting (covering the Taliban in Afghanistan with Dexter Filkins ) but her story often underscores her insecurities in her profession and personal life. Even with her numerous accolades, she worries about being forgotten, missing the breaking story and not being taken seriously as a woman. It’s a frank, and refreshingly, candid look into a successful professional photojournalist at the top of her game but it never romanticizes the risks that are necessary to bring us her images. Her story is inspiring, heartbreaking and an eye opening look at what it takes to reveal events from the other side of the world. –Amy Huff Read more Review Boston Globe: “Beautifully written and vividly illustrated with her images — which are stunningly cinematic, often strange, always evocative — the book helps us understand not only what would lead a young woman to pursue such a dangerous and difficult profession, but why she is so good at it. Lens to her eye, Addario is an artist of empathy, a witness not to grand ideas about human sacrifice and suffering, but to human beings, simply being.”   Entertainment Weekly: “The opening scene of Lynsey Addario’s memoir sucker punches you like a cold hard fist. She illuminates the daily frustrations of working within the confines of what the host culture expects from a member of her sex and her constant fight for respect from her male journalist peers and American soldiers. Always she leads with her chin, whether she’s on the ground in hostile territory or discussing politics.”    Los Angeles Times:  “[A] richly illustrated memoir.  [Addario] conveys well her unstated mission to stir the emotions of people like herself, born into relative security and prosperity, nudging them out of their comfort zones with visual evidence of horrors they might do something about. It is a diary of an empathetic young woman who makes understanding the wider world around her a professional calling.” San Francisco Chronicle:   “Addario’s narrative about growing up as one of four daughters born to hairdressers in Los Angeles and working her way up to being one of the world’s most accomplished photojournalists, male or female, is riveting. [She] thoughtfully shows how exhilarating and demanding it is to cover the most difficult assignments in the world. Addario is a shining example of someone who has been able to “have it all,” but she has worked hard and absolutely suffered to get where she is. My hope is that she continues to live the life less traveled with her family, as I will be waiting for her next book with great anticipation.”  Washington Post:  “[An] unflinching memoir. [Addario’s] book, woven through with images from her travels, offers insight into international events and the challenges faced by the journalists who capture them.”   Associated Press:  “[Addario’s] ability to capture… vulnerability in her subjects, often in extreme circumstances, has propelled Addario to the top of her competitive field.”   Dallas Morning News:  “A rare gift: an intimate look into the personal and professional life of a war correspondent… a powerful read… This memoir packs a punch because of Addario’s personal risks. But some of the power in this book comes from the humanity she holds on to despite the horrors she witnesses. [It’s What I Do] should be read, processed and mulled over in its entirety….in [Addario’s] words and photos, readers will see that war isn’t simply a matter of black and white, of who’s right and who’s wrong. There are as many shades of gray as there are sides to every story.” Kirkus (starred review):  “A remarkable journalistic achievement from a Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Fellowship winner that crystalizes the last 10 years of global war and strife while candidly portraying the intimate life of a female photojournalist. Told with unflinching candor, the award-winning photographer brings an incredible sense of humanity to all the battlefields of her life. Especially affecting is the way in which Addario conveys the role of gender and how being a woman has impacted every aspect of her personal and professional lives. Whether dealing with ultrareligious zealots or overly demanding editors, being a woman with a camera has never been an easy task. A brutally real and unrelentingly raw memoir that is as inspiring as it is horrific.” Publishers Weekly: “A highly readable and thoroughly engaging memoir…. Addario’s memoir brilliantly succeeds not only as a personal and professional narrative but also as an illuminating homage to photojournalism’s role in documenting suffering and injustice, and its potential to influence public opinion and official policy.”  Booklist: “Addario has written a page-turner of a memoir describing her war coverage and why and how she fell into—and stayed in—such a dangerous job. This ‘extraordinary profession’—though exhilarating and frightening, it ‘feels more like a commitment, a responsibility, a calling’—is what she does, and the many photographs scattered throughout this riveting book prove that she does it magnificently.”Tim Weiner, author of Legacy of Ashes and Enemies:“It’s What I Do is as brilliant as Addario’s pictures—and she’s the greatest photographer of our war-torn time. She’s been kidnapped, nearly killed, while capturing truth and beauty in the world’s worst places. She’s a miracle. So is this book.”Dexter Filkins, author of The Forever War:“Lynsey Addario’s book is like her life: big, beautiful, and utterly singular. With the whole world as her backdrop, Addario embarks on an extraordinary adventure whose overriding effect is to remind of us what unites us all.”Jon Lee Anderson, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of The Fall of Baghdad:“A gifted chronicler of her life and times, Lynsey Addario stands at the forefront of her generation of photojournalists, young men and women who have come of age during the brutal years of endless war since 9/11. A uniquely driven and courageous woman, Addario is also possessed of great quantities of humor and humanity. It’s What I Do is the riveting, unforgettable account of an extraordinary life lived at the very edge.”John Prendergast, founding director of the Enough Project:“A life as a war photographer has few parallels in terms of risk and reward, fear and courage, pain and promise. Lynsey Addario has seen, experienced, and photographed things that most of us cannot imagine. The brain and heart behind her extraordinary photographic eye pulls us inexorably closer to the center of each story she pursues, no matter what the cost or danger.” Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Brassai

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Pdf:Brassai.Review Brassai is the most wide-ranging colleetioo of his work in English, particularly good on his early photographs for magazines, from the raffish Scan­dale to the impeccable Minotaure; his ventures outside Paris and in daylight; and - balancing his extensive cov­erage of lowlife -· his documentation of 1930s high Jife, which makes today's equivalent look especially tawdry and cheap. (Luc Sante New York Times)Capturing timeless insights into the human condition. (Miss Rosen Feature Shoot)Brassaï captured both high and low society: beautiful couples and couture shows as well as the grittier side of Parisian nightlife, including hookups in bars and moments in brothels. (Sarah Spelling The Cute)[D]efinitive…. allows for a better and deeper understanding of the life and work of Brassaï. (Juan Peces The British Journal of Photography)[A] stunning retrospective. (The Eye of Photography) Read more

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Treasured Lands 2019 Wall Calendar: The National Park Photography of Q.T. Luong

Pdf Photography Treasured Lands 2019 Wall Calendar: The National Park Photography of Q.T. Luong

Pdf:Treasured Lands 2019 Wall Calendar: The National Park Photography of Q.T. Luong.About the Author QT Luong is known for being the first to photograph all America's 59 National Parks -- in large format. Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan featured him in The National Parks: America's Best Idea. His photographs are extensively published and have been the subject of large-format books including Treasured Lands (winner of 6 national book awards), many newspaper and magazine feature articles, solo gallery and museum exhibits across the U.S. Read more

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Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

Pdf Photography Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

Pdf:Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop.From School Library Journal Through the contact sheets of more than 100 photo shoots, as well as interviews with photographers and essays from artists, this collection offers an intimate look at hip-hop, spanning almost 40 years. Since the book relies so heavily on interviews, it is conversational and easy to read but also incredibly enlightening for anyone wanting to learn about the history of hip-hop from 1979 to 2012. Those doing high school or early college-level research papers will find it useful. The images primarily depict hip-hop artists but sometimes include their friends and family, dancers, and fans, giving a wide view of the genre's influence on our culture over the years. The use of contact sheets, or the negatives from analogue photo shoots that were printed onto sheets for photographers to consider all their shots, adds interest. This volume gives readers a look into the process, rather than just focusing on the final shots that made it onto magazine ­covers. VERDICT A rich history both of hip-hop and photography, for all collections.-Emily ­Butler, Deerfield Academy, MAα(c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted. Read more Review 'Vikki Tobak has put together narratives told by the very image makers who helped shape the culture, discovering fascinating stories and lessons on those sheets.' — The New York Times'...[A] wondrous tribute to the way hip-hop overturned not just the sound of culture but also ways of seeing...Contact High provides a fascinating prehistory of our present, a glimpse into a time when nobody quite knew where hip-hop could go.' — The New Yorker'Tobak’s best contribution isn’t just in the wealth of new images she offers but also in the simple act of assigning names to them. As MC Shan once rapped about his producer and DJ, Marley Marl: 'I’m gonna give the man behind the wheels some credit.' With Contact High, Tobak insists we extend the women and men behind the camera the same gratitude.' — The Los Angeles Times'Writer Vikki Tobak delivers a coffee table book for the ages, a feast of words and iconic hip-hop portraits spanning four decades...[Contact High] is not only a trip down memory lane, but a testament to the enduring power of hip-hop, a culture that's constantly growing, constantly changing and continues to inform the world we live in.' — NPR'[Contact High's] collection of contact sheets reveals the care and consideration photographers put into each frame, the unavoidable mistakes they made and how they coaxed a public persona from a private person.' — The Washington Post'A vivid timeline of a most American phenomenon.' — CNN'[A] unique perspective on the charisma, style, and swagger of some of the greatest rappers to ever spit verse.' — Buzzfeed'Contact High is an irresistible showcase for rap’s brightest stars, and a deeply considered meditation on the power of media in hip-hop culture.' — Pitchfork'Vikki Tobak’s great new book, Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop...[is] a long-awaited treat, a coffee table book of iconic photographs from hip-hop culture’s four-decades-long timeline — opening with images of New York innovators such as Kool Herc, Rocksteady Crew, Futura and Keith Haring, and Grandmixer DS.T, and closing on portraits of today’s greatest rappers, the likes of Kendrick, Nicki, Tyler and Gucci...Don't sleep. This one's a keeper.' — AFROPUNK'[Contact High] is a clever and multidimensional look at history, with images once relegated to the cutting room floor adding color and context to just how superstars — and the stories about them — were made.' — The Fader'Contact High celebrates the off beat moments of hip hop history—the quiet moments captured in a contact sheet, for instance, rather than the endlessly looped and meme moments we all know by heart.' — PAPER'Hip hop heads, film photographers, and music lovers will rejoice over this one.' — Popular Photography'[Contact High] is a visual homage to rap’s legend-making stamp on society... To be frank, it’s a read all rap-philes need to add to their reading lists.' — Cools.com Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Depeche Mode: Monument

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Pdf:Depeche Mode: Monument.Review 'Thousands of artifacts, photos, press releases, gig posters, artwork, fan culture ephemera and meticulous details on each of the iconic synth-pop band's releases from 1981 to 2017 add up to more than just some general reward--it's a stylish, colorful compendium that looks as great as it reads. It's a book of faith and devotion, and a must-have for any Mode fan.'--Vanyaland, Featured Gift Guide item'The book's honesty and meticulousness is invaluable. The 420-page tome scrupulously catalogs the band's history from its earliest days, and is essentially the longest love letter Depeche Mode has ever received...The book is a no-brainer for any Depeche Mode fan.'--Style Zeitgeist' Read more About the Author Dennis Burmeister is a graphic designer, deejay, and promoter. Over the past twenty-five years, he has gathered together one of the largest Depeche Mode collections in the world. With several thousand items, it could fill a museum.Sascha Lange is a musician, author, and historian of youth culture. His book DJ Westradio was published in 2007 by Aufbau Taschenbuch Verlag. Read more

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Overview: A New Perspective of Earth

Pdf Photography Overview: A New Perspective of Earth

Pdf:Overview: A New Perspective of Earth.Review As seen in The New York Times, Fodor's, Mental Floss, American Photo, and many more...'A compendium of spectacular satellite imagery...Overview documents the impact of human existence.'–Wall Street Journal'Absolutely gorgeous, yet utterly gut-wrenching'–Wired'Stunning, surprising and intriguing photographs of Earth from the skies.'–The Guardian'Photos of earth from above will change your outlook of the planet'–Fast Company 'Incredible images that show Earth’s surface as you’ve never seen it before'–BBC'Grant’s book...uses satellite photography to reveal both environmental wonders and suburban sprawl from a new perspective.'–Los Angeles Times'From far away, it’s possible to get a glimpse of what connects us, and why it’s worth protecting.'–Boston Globe'Hypnotic images from across the globe'–Daily Mail'Totally breathtaking'–Thrillist'A unique view of the globe we all call home.'–Smithsonian'The awesomeness of earth from above'–The Atlantic'Stunning'–Huffington Post'A tour de force of research and image presentation'–American Photo Read more About the Author Overview takes its inspiration from Daily Overview—an Instagram project established by author BENJAMIN GRANT. Since he began the project in December 2013, his daily posts have both delighted and challenged his audience from all corners of the globe. For Overview, Grant has curated and created more than 200 original images by stitching together numerous high‑resolution satellite photographs. With each Overview, Grant aims to not only inspire a fresh perspective of our planet but also encourage a new understanding of what human impact looks like. He lives and rides his bike in New York City. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes: Photographs from the International Space Station

Pdf Photography You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes: Photographs from the International Space Station

Pdf:You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes: Photographs from the International Space Station.Review One of Space.com's Best Space Photography Books'Is there a person left on the internet who hasn't yet swooned over astronaut Chris Hadfield's jaw-dropping images from space? Here's a chance to have them in your home.... While we've seen plenty of NASA images of our planet, Hadfield's instantly feel more personal. These photos were taken by a curious human, not as part of a larger organizational mandate. Hadfield was capturing his photos not necessarily as a scientist, but more as a zero-gravity sightseer on behalf of all civilization.' ―Alissa Walker, Gizmodo'You Are Here ... offers readers a magnificent photographic view of something very familiar: Earth.'―Sarah Gray, Salon'Awe-inspiring photos... Sprinkled among the pictures are Hadfield's fun factoids about life without gravity.'―Parade'A photographic exploration of the planet, a series of spectacular images snapped from the International Space Station.'―David Martindale, Dallas Morning News'Eye-opening and often whimsical.'―John McMurtrie, Houston Chronicle'A visually stunning tour of Earth.... Breathtaking photos.'―CBS This Morning'A stunning book of photos.'―Alyssa Newcomb, ABC News'Fun and fascinating.'―David Martindale, Fort Worth Star-Telegram'The photos are fascinating, and Hadfield's commentary is by turns insightful and playful, revealing deforestation on one page, and landforms that resemble ears on another. A sure hit for fans of photography, cartography, geography or space travel.'―Wendy Sawatzky, Winnipeg Free Press Read more About the Author Chris Hadfield, one of the world's most seasoned and accomplished astronauts, is the author of the #1 international bestseller An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth. The top graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School in 1988 and the U.S. Navy Test Pilot of the Year in 1991, Hadfield was selected to be an astronaut in 1992. He was Chief CAPCOM at NASA for twenty-five shuttle missions and served as Director of Operations for NASA in Star City, Russia, from 2001 to 2003; Chief of Robotics for the NASA Astronaut Office in Houston from 2003 to 2006; and Chief of International Space Station Operations for the NASA Astronaut Office from 2006 to 2008. Hadfield most recently served as Commander of the International Space Station, where, while conducting a record-setting number of scientific experiments and overseeing an emergency spacewalk, he gained worldwide acclaim for his breathtaking photographs and educational videos about life in space. His online videos, including a zero-gravity version of David Bowie's 'Space Oddity,' have collectively received more than fifty million views. Read more

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Powder: The Greatest Ski Runs on the Planet

Pdf Photography Powder: The Greatest Ski Runs on the Planet

Pdf:Powder: The Greatest Ski Runs on the Planet.About the Author Patrick 'Snowhunter' Thorne has been a writer all of his life and a ski travel writer throughout his adulthood, since 1984. With a career that has mirrored the rise of information technology, after publishing his first ski book in 1985, Patrick went on to build a database of all the ski areas in the world, eventually hunting down more than 6,000 areas in 80 countries--a database that sits behind many of the world's ski information sites, books and brochures. Over the years Patrick has gained a formidable worldwide client list ranging from Microsoft, Berlitz, Rough Guides, AOL, the BBC and Teletext in the 1990s through Virgin, Skiinfo, Frommers and InTheSnow more recently. As well as writing for publications worldwide Patrick himself has been featured in many and his work has been sold to top resorts around the planet too including Aspen, Intrawest, Madonna di Campiglio, Sun Valley, Verbier and Zermatt. Read more

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Above the World: Earth Through A Drone's Eye

Pdf Photography Above the World: Earth Through A Drone's Eye

Pdf:Above the World: Earth Through A Drone's Eye.Sometimes, all that is needed to change someone’s mind is a change of perspective. Flying cameras, freed from the constraints of gravity, redefine how we perceive the world we live in and reveal previously unseen moments of beauty. Very rarely does a new technology level a playing field in an art form, allowing unknown talents to share headlines with established artists. Drones are one of these great equalizers. With this book, we are shining a spotlight on some of the world’s best aerial photography. We examine not just the works of well-known aerial photographers, but also the many phenomenal images captured by non-professionals. The subjects of those showcased range from a volcanic eruption to the abstract patterns of fish farms as seen from above, and from never-before-seen views of Patagonia to powerful impressions of the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. Above the World is an ode to the beauty of the aerial image as it can be seen and captured by anyone. Let yourself be inspired.

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Earth from Space

Pdf Photography Earth from Space

Pdf:Earth from Space.About the Author Yann Arthus-Bertrand is the founder of GoodPlanet, an organization dedicated to preserving the environment, and the award-winning author of more than forty books, including the international bestseller Earth from Above. Read more

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Help From Above: How I went from Sweeping the Floor to Painting the Sky (Volume 1)

Pdf Photography Help From Above: How I went from Sweeping the Floor to Painting the Sky (Volume 1)

Pdf:Help From Above: How I went from Sweeping the Floor to Painting the Sky (Volume 1).From the Back Cover 'This is powerful, emotionally-moving stuff. David has a way with words, and a great story to tell.' --Jack Canfield, Bestselling Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul 'David Alan Arnold's name is synonymous with aerial cinematography like Evil Knievel's with motorcycle jumping. He's the best in the business and a generous soul to boot. There's no better guy to fly with.'   --Decker Watson, Executive Producer, Deadliest Catch Read more About the Author One of David Alan Arnold’s earliest child-hood memories is a surreal experience of floating up from his crib and flying out a window. It must have been a dream. Today, David’s job as Airborne Cinematographer flies him around the world, for movies like James Bond and TV Shows like Deadliest Catch, The Amazing Race, The World Series, Survivor and Super Bowl. When not flying, David volunteers to help his community. That’s how he discovered an organized crime ring operating at a school bus stop. David’s fight against organized crime inspired him to write a series of books about winning against the odds. A coming documentary series will take viewers into the stormy skies above Deadliest Catch and down to the trenches in a war against gangsters who took over a small town. Read more

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GoPro: How To Use The GoPro KARMA Drone

Pdf Photography GoPro: How To Use The GoPro KARMA Drone

Pdf:GoPro: How To Use The GoPro KARMA Drone.From the #1 bestselling author on GoPro cameras, GoPro: How To Use The GoPro Karma Drone is the ultimate, comprehensive guide to master your GoPro Karma Drone for aerial cinematography and photography. In this book, you will learn vital tips such as: Practice exercises to improve your flight skills Helpful apps and ideas to scout out the best filming locations The best GoPro photo and video settings for a wide range of drone shots A variety of photo angles and filming techniques to master your drone camera The best drone moves used by the pros Editing techniques to make your footage stand out Learning to fly a drone to film captivating aerial cinematography and photography is a two-part process, both of which this book teaches you in a clear step-by-step format. First, this book will teach you how to fly your GoPro Karma drone specifically with aerial cinematography and photography in mind. Second, this book teaches you the filming knowledge needed to film and edit visually appealing aerial views. The GoPro Karma Drone provides the tool to film amazing aerial photos and videos. This book, How To Use The GoPro Karma Drone, gives you the knowledge to become both an expert Karma drone pilot and cinematographer/photographer. Written specifically for the GoPro Karma Drone (also known as a UAV), including the Karma Grip.

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The Drone Pilot's Guide to Real Estate Imaging: Using Drones for Real Estate Photography and Video

Pdf Photography The Drone Pilot's Guide to Real Estate Imaging: Using Drones for Real Estate Photography and Video

Pdf:The Drone Pilot's Guide to Real Estate Imaging: Using Drones for Real Estate Photography and Video.Review 'I’ve been working with Douglas and Jennifer for several years and they are some of the top speakers in the conference program at InterDrone. They are UAV experts and true professionals who know how to interpret complex material into something that virtually anyone can understand. This new book gives you a deep dive into one of the most exciting and potentially lucrative niches where drones can add tremendous value.”   - Ted Bahr, Founder and Chairman, InterDrone Jennifer Pidgen, Douglas Spotted Eagle, and the entire Sundance Media Group (SMG) provide a very logical, methodical, thorough and professional approach to sUAS training. I have been an educator for literally 45 years, an FAA certificated fixed-wing pilot for over thirty years (ATP and MCFI), and a Professor of Aviation Technology at the University of Alaska Anchorage for twenty years. SMG is truly a “cut above” and I recommend them without reservation for your training needs. - Mark E. Madden, Professor of Aviation Technology, University of Alaska Anchorage   The Drone Pilot’s Guide to Real Estate Operations is an excellent resource tool for experienced or new UAS pilots.   Jennifer and Douglas have develop the model handbook for the professional or novice drone pilot incorporating real estate aerial photography into their portfolio of services.  This book is an informative, easy to read and invaluable reference guide.     - Sharon Rossmark, MBA, FAA Remote Pilot, Founder, Women And Drones   Read more

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City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

Pdf Photography City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

Pdf:City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet.Review “Cities are a tug-of-war between nature and humanity. . . . This stunning study by Karen Seto and Meredith Reba explores this uneasy symbiosis through surreally hued satellite images of 100 cities.”—Nature “A fresh perspective on the fragility and resilience of our world.”—Jessica Leigh Hester, Atlas Obscura“City Unseen takes a high-level look at how urban landscapes shape the world.”—Kelly Regan, Next City“The images in City Unseen struck me in much the same way as my views out the spacecraft window: stunning, beautiful, and enlightening.”—Kathryn D. Sullivan, retired NASA astronaut and former Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration“One will never look at cities in the same way. City Unseen provides an urban observatory and tells a compelling story of sustainable development that all should see and read, regardless of where one calls home.”—Dawn J. Wright, Chief Scientist, Esri“City Unseen allows a unique look at cities with the help of satellite technology, demonstrating both our vulnerability and the opportunities to design a sustainable urban future.”— Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Former Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)“Magnificent. Powerful images and crisp informative writing put cities across the world into comparative perspective to reveal patterns and places hitherto unseen.”—Susan Parnell, African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town'Seto and Reba have produced a masterful and much-needed foundation to reinforce decision-makers’ abilities to manage 21st century territorial development. This is a must-read and enduring reference for all urbanists.'—Eugenie L. Birch, University of Pennsylvania Read more About the Author Karen C. Seto is the Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Meredith Reba is research associate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Read more

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Air

Pdf Photography Air

Pdf:Air.Review CBS SUNDAY MORNING : One photographer is reaching new heights every time he reaches for his camera. With Lee Cowan, we'll watch him at work: This is something you've never seen before. At first glance his images look like circuit boards -- nerve centers surging with energy. But while these are hubs of activity, they're not the kind in our computers. These are the world's great cities, photographed the way the heavens see them, sparkling spectacles below. Photographer Vincent Laforet takes in the view from above, comparing the avenues to arteries -- the blood flow of the city. You literally perceive the depth, and the three dimensionality of the Earth in a different way, and you see distances in a different manner, he said. They look much smaller, much more within reach. Laforet has taken aerial photography to new heights. His images have transformed the spaghetti bowls of L.A.'s freeways, the glittering Strip of Sin City, and made London's Big Ben look more like a big jewel. It was almost an out-of-body experience, because it's just beautiful from up there, he said. They're just a few of his god-like glimpses that he's publishing in a new book, fittingly called Air. Since I was 13 years old, like everyone else I look out the windows of a commercial aircraft, and I'm fascinated by it, he said. I see every little intersection, the police cars, the stadiums, and you wonder what's going on down there. You see this incredible diorama of activity. Laforet spends a lot of time in helicopters, but not the way you might expect. He doesn't just hover a few hundred feet above, like most choppers. Vince asks his pilots to take him up 9,000, 10,000, 11,000 feet and higher -- altitudes helicopters rarely fly. Some veteran helicopter pilots actually refuse to go up there, they're just not comfortable, Laforet said. The first time I went up, it was scary, because I've never been that high [with] an open window or door, in a harness leaning out. And you see planes going right underneath you -- your heart skips a beat. So when he asked Cowan to join him on his recent flight over the city of Miami, well, how could he resist? Cowan asked, Are you going through the shots in your head? No. I'm completely relaxed right now. Yeah, it's the moment I take off and I see the first image, that's when the wheels start turning. We took off just before sunset, and headed East toward Miami Beach, with a brief stop hovering over a couple in a pool. I'm looking down there and I'm trying to make order out of chaos, looking for patterns, geometry, color, and light, he said. Laforet leaned out, and let it all unfold below him. Cowan asked, 'What's it like when you're literally hanging out over the edge of the chopper' 'You forget about it after a while -- you're so focused on getting that image.' Do you ever think about the fall? The only time I ever thought about it was at high altitude over New York, he said. That was when a physicist explained a fall from that high up could last a terrifying 41 seconds. I was like, 'Thanks for telling me. Now I know' -- that's way too long! Once it got dark, he started going higher. Helicopters can be like flying blenders; they vibrate wildly, and Laforet has to try to hold the camera steady while shooting at very low shutter speeds, often as the chopper goes into steep, banking turns. On the money, coming in -- perfect. Beautiful! Ah, that almost made me sick! The hot Florida air got cool and crisp as they climbed even more, until they were at 8,000 feet -- with nothing between them and downtown Miami except air. As a photographer, as a visual communicator, you try to find images no one has seen before. That's your goal, --CBS News Sunday MorningCBS THIS MORNING : Pulitzer-prize winning photographer Vincent Laforet is no stranger to heights. He spent the last year capturing high-altitude aerial photos of cities around the world while harnessed in a helicopter. Laforet joins CBS This Morning to discuss his new book,Air. (Author was featured live on-air for a 5 minute interview with Charlie Rose, Gayle King, and Norah O'Donnell.) --CBS News This MorningTHE NEW YORK TIMES : Vincent Laforet remembers the moment he realized that digital cameras had surpassed the human eye. It was late in 2009, and Mr. Laforet, a photographer who worked for The New York Times for many years, was shooting in Los Angeles with the EOS 1D Mark IV, a Canon camera that he had gotten as an early prototype. It was at night, and I remember pointing this camera into a dark bush. It was pitch black my eyes saw just pure black, he said. But on the LCD screen of the camera, I saw green leaves and little red cherries. The moment was a revelation, he said. I was seeing stuff that I could not see with my eye, and I knew that we were entering a new age of photography. Since then, Mr. Laforet has watched as digital photography has steadily improved to be able to achieve something he long considered impossible: photographing the world in the dark. Mr. Laforet says that sometime in the last two years, photography crossed a threshold. The sensors in high-end digital cameras can now capture light extremely efficiently, and the software in the cameras, as well as in postproduction software such as Adobe Lightroom, are now very good at reducing the grainy image quality associated with pictures taken in low light. As a result, night photography without the aid of a flash isn't just possible it's spectacular. To prove it, for an hour and a half one evening last month, Mr. Laforet took me up in a helicopter high over San Francisco. Using several cameras and lenses, he shot images including a vision of San Francisco as an orange-and-blue microchip shot entirely in the dark, with only minimal adjustments for color and reduction of noise, or digital dots on the image, in postproduction software. These images are part of a series that Mr. Laforet has been touring the world to produce. He shot the first set last year in New York on assignment for Men s Health magazine. They were meant to accompany an article about psychology, and Mr. Laforet thought that the grid of the city, and the pulsing lights of cars shuttling about it, resembled the synaptic wiring of our brains. But when the photos ran in Men s Health, Mr. Laforet was disappointed by the muted response. So, on a lark, he put the photos up on Storehouse, an app that lets you turn a set of photos into a beautiful online story page. Storehouse attracts a large community of photographers who immediately understood the significance of Mr. Laforet s night images. His Storehouse page of the New York pictures went viral, and Mr. Laforet decided that he had to do more. He has since traveled to a half-dozen cities, and has posted images from three. In addition to New York, he s done Las Vegas, and is posting pictures from San Francisco. Notwithstanding improvements in image sensors and software, photographing a city from a helicopter at night isn t a trivial thing. When he s up in a chopper, leaning out the door, with his body and his camera secured by straps, Mr. Laforet is fighting two opposing forces. To capture the most light, he wants to keep the camera s shutter open for as long as possible. That would be easy if he were sitting on a placid, stationary object. But helicopters aren t placid. They re moving in all directions at all times. Even when a chopper is hovering, it vibrates maniacally, which can be murder on photos taken in low light. Mr. Laforet combats this problem in two ways. He sets the camera on a gyroscopic mount, a rig that he holds in two hands and that uses spinning discs to dampen rotor vibrations. The other thing he does is take a lot of pictures, several thousand an hour, according to an exacting process. Before the flight, he decides on a few main shots he d like to capture. That allows the pilots to draw a rough flight plan and get any clearances they need..... --The New York Times Read more About the Author Vincent Laforet is among the most influential pioneers working in contemporary photography and film today. His unique commercials for such well-known brands as Apple, Nike, General Electric, CNN, and Canon, and his groundbreaking photography for magazines such as National Geographic, Vanity Fair, and Sports Illustrated, to name just a few, cover a broad spectrum of subjects and narratives. Yet a common thread runs through his work: It always features cutting-edge technologies that make the photographs and films inventive, iconic and unforgettable. As a visual thought leader, Laforet is deliberate and direct in how he talks about his work and teaches his craft, whether speaking to millions on national news networks, like CBS Sunday Morning, or working one-on-one with directors and photographers in film or photo workshops. He's also a popular speaker at media, photo and film conventions, and is a highly sought-after advisor to start-up Silicon Valley companies. When engaging with an audience, whether it's a large public gathering or a small group of investors or influencers, he enthusiastically shares his experiences, from winning a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage in The New York Times of post-9/11 events in the Middle East to creating his commercial films, which won him three awards at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in 2010. His success in traditional media has also made him one of the most recognizable photographers in the world of social media: More than 40 million people online have seen and shared his mesmerizing, high-altitude, nocturnal, aerial photos of cities around the world, which have been collected and published in his photography book, Air. Laforet resides between New York City and Los Angeles, and is the proud father of two children. Read more

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Trope Chicago

Pdf Photography Trope Chicago

Pdf:Trope Chicago.About the Author After working in advertising and design for over two decades, Sam returned to publishing by co-founding Trope Reader with Tom Maday in 2016. Previously, he was the CEO of Blast Radius, part of the WPP Wunderman Global Network, which he joined in 2008 when the branding and digital agency he founded, Designkitchen was acquired by WPP. During his time there, Sam worked in Chicago, New York and San Francisco ~ and traveled frequently throughout Europe, Asia and Africa (always taking his notebook & camera). Tom is a photographer whose assignments take him to every corner of the globe including Africa, the Middle East, the India subcontinent, Latin America, Europe and throughout Asia for clients such as ESPN, Abbott, Sappi Paper, Motorola and TD Ameritrade. His Tri-X and T-Max film pictures appear in the books Great Chicago Stories and After the Fall: Srebrenica Survivors in St. Louis. Over the years, his shooting gear has become lighter and lighter which helps him focus on the most important matter ~ the subject. Read more

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The Drone Book: 2018 Edition: A little bit about everything you need to know about drones

Pdf Photography The Drone Book: 2018 Edition: A little bit about everything you need to know about drones

Pdf:The Drone Book: 2018 Edition: A little bit about everything you need to know about drones.The Drone Book is a how-to knowledge book about subjects related to sUAS "drones." Learning to fly them, picking your own drone, executing filmmaking moves with your drone, the basics about getting your pilot-in-charge license, and many other topics are covered.

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Costa Rica From Above (English and Spanish Edition)

Pdf Photography Costa Rica From Above (English and Spanish Edition)

Pdf:Costa Rica From Above (English and Spanish Edition).About the Author Sergio Pucci has practiced photography for more than 18 years and Giancarlo Pucci started as a photographer in 2010 and lives it as a means to reconnect with nature and himself, his passion for trees was the trigger to follow his dad's and brother's steps in the art of photography. Read more

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The Hand of God: Thoughts and Images Reflecting the Spirit of the Universe

Pdf Photography The Hand of God: Thoughts and Images Reflecting the Spirit of the Universe

Pdf:The Hand of God: Thoughts and Images Reflecting the Spirit of the Universe.About the Author Michael Reagan is the president and founder of Lionheart Books. Before that, he was the head of Turner Publishing, where he was responsible for a number of bestsellers such as Moonshot, Dinotopia, and Lady CottingtonÂ’s Pressed Fairy Book. He is a graduate of Georgia State University. He and his wife live in Atlanta, Georgia, with their three children.Sharon Begley is an editor at Newsweek magazine and was previously the science editor of the Wall Street Journal. She has won the Aviation/Space WriterÂ’s Association Premier Award, a Global Award for Media Excellence, and the Educational Press AssociationÂ’s Distinguished Achievement Award. Read more

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The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business

Pdf Photography The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business

Pdf:The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business.Review “Umair Haque’s The New Capitalist Manifesto is worth reading; primarily, because in it, he undertakes an exploration of a new (and in many people’s minds, a badly needed) form of capitalism...his book presents his ideas with panache.” — Globe & Mail“a wake-up call and a compelling vision of a desirable future” — Strategy & Business'…a wonderfully written book that helps readers become the change they want to see, declaring that ‘Though the pages that follow are filled with examples … I don’t want you to follow an example, but to be the example.'' — Jack Covert, 800 CEO READ'This is a good book. And you should read it, mark it up with a pencil, and then read it again.' — Triple Pundit Read more About the Author Umair Haque is the Director of the London-based Havas Media Lab and heads Bubblegeneration, a strategy lab that helps discover strategic innovation. He studies the economics of the future: the impact that new technologies, management innovations, and shifting consumer preferences will exert tomorrow on the industries and markets of today. Read more

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Earth from Above, Third Edition

Pdf Photography Earth from Above, Third Edition

Pdf:Earth from Above, Third Edition.About the Author Yann Arthus-Bertrand has been portraying the state of the planet in photographs since 1995. Widely known as a specialist in aerial photography around the world, Arthus-Bertrand has published 60 books, including Abrams' best seller Earth from Above. Read more

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The Sky (CubeBook)

Pdf Photography The Sky (CubeBook)

Pdf:The Sky (CubeBook).About the Author Luca Mercalli is the president of the Italian Meteorological Society and the author of scientific publications and popular articles that have appeared in various magazines internationally. Ariel Brunner is an expert in biodiversity conservation. She is a representative of Birdlife International, the major world network for bird conservation, and director of the Italian Bird Protection League. Read more

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Over the Mountains (An Aerial View of Geology)

Pdf Photography Over the Mountains (An Aerial View of Geology)

Pdf:Over the Mountains (An Aerial View of Geology).From School Library Journal Adult/High School—The full-color photos in this volume are uniformly stunning and are expertly used by Collier to illustrate how mountains form, evolve, deteriorate, and die. Without reverting to textbook prose, the author covers the fundamentals of mountain geology: rock types, plate tectonics, and erosion, employing his photographs and illustrations to further explicate these principles. It is one thing to write about glaciers, fault zones, plateaus, erosion, alluvial fans, subduction, and volcanoes. It is altogether a higher level of accomplishment to render all of these aspects of geology in photographs as beautiful as they are informative. Collier has put his 50-year-old Cessna 180 and arsenal of photographic equipment to good use, spending thousands of hours in the cockpit, traveling to remote regions of the Earth, up mountain faces, down into canyons, constantly in search of the best shot. He has found many best shots, and readers will enjoy them all. This is an excellent choice for all teen collections.—Robert Saunderson, Berkeley Public Library, CA Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more Review This collection of stunning, bird's-eye-view images is both a testament to our country's awe-inspiring geographic majesty and an eye-opening explanation of some fascinating geologic lessons we can learn from the many peaks, summits, ridges, valleys and other rugged, rocky imprints that give the surface of our continent such a varied, grandiose texture. (Neil Pond American Profile 2007-03-06)Even from the ground, Over the Mountains makes it easy to understand [Collier's] enthusiasm. (American Scientist)Geologist and pilo Michael Collier weds his two passions to bring you stunning aerial shots of some of America's most breathtaking mountains. The book is great for geology professionals and novices alike. (Geotimes (Washington DC) 2007-12-01)Fantastic ...a fascinating introduction to geology.... This scientifically and artistically beautiful book is of tremendous value.... I recommend Over the Mountains as a classroom resource ... as well as to diverse audiences of all ages who are geologically curious and have an eye for stunning views. The book is a must-have for all those fans of geology, science, or nature who wish to know a bit more about how the earth is put together. (Gary W. Finiol, Colorado Department of Public Heal Science Books and Films)Page after page gives us mountainous visual thrills. The intellectual thrill is in contemplating how these shots reveal Earth as one constantly transforming living body. (Barbara Julian Times-Colonist 2008-02-03)Awe-inspiring aerial photographs ... Collier's love for the land is contagious.... Who knew geology could be so enthralling? ... Buy for classroom use, reference in school and public libraries, or for anyone who has a love of 'mountain majesties' or photographic art. (Barbara Johnson VOYA)Selected as an 'Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12 for 2008' (National Science Teachers Association and the Chil)The full-color photos in this volume are uniformly stunning and are expertly used... It is one thing to write about glaciers, fault zones, plateaus, erosion, alluvial fans, subduction, and volcanoes. It is altogether a higher level of accomplishment to render all of these aspects of geology in photographs as beautiful as they are informative. (School Library Journal)Best Books 2007, Junior High & Young Adult, Earth Sciences (Science Books & Films 2007-02-01)Collier's photos....give us the outlook of gods on Olympus... The intellectual thrill is in contemplaying how these shots reveal Earth as one constantly transforming living body. (The Ottawa Citizen 2008-03-23) Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Homecomings

Pdf Photography Homecomings

Pdf:Homecomings.The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, better known as the Blue Angels, is one of the most iconic and respected aerobatics teams in the world. For years, photographer Laura Bogan has been chronicling the Blues as they return to Pensacola, the team's beautiful seaside home on Florida's Gulf Coast. Through moments both triumphant and poignant, Bogan has captured stunning scenes that, until now, have only been enjoyed by those lucky enough to be there. This is Homecomings. Officially licensed by the Department of the Navy

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LA NY: Aerial Photographs of Los Angeles and New York

Pdf Photography LA NY: Aerial Photographs of Los Angeles and New York

Pdf:LA NY: Aerial Photographs of Los Angeles and New York.About the Author Jeffrey Milstein’s work has been published in numerous publications, including CNN Money, the Daily Mail, Elle Décor, Esquire, Fortune, Time, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Wired. His work can be seen at LACMA, the Smithsonian Institution, George Eastman House, and the Akron Art Museum. He lives in Woodstock, New York.Jay Maisel is an American photographer.Owen Hopkins is an architectural writer and curator. Read more

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Earth from Above, Updated Edition

Pdf Photography Earth from Above, Updated Edition

Pdf:Earth from Above, Updated Edition.About the Author Yann Arthus-Bertrand is the award-winning photogra­pher and author of more than 40 books. He is the chair­man of GoodPlanet Foundation, a nonprofit association for the promotion of sustainable development, and the director of the documentary films Home and Human. Arthus-Bertrand lives in Paris.   Read more

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Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey 1981–2011

Pdf Photography Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey 1981–2011

Pdf:Space Shuttle: A Photographic Journey 1981–2011.About the Author Luke Wesley Price is a graphic designer and director of a creative agency. Christopher J. Ferguson is a former NASA astronaut who was commander of the Space Shuttle Atlantis for flight STS-135, the final mission of the Space Shuttle program.  Read more

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Drones (The Ultimate Guide): How they work, learning to fly, how to fly, building your own drone, buying a drone, how to shoot photos

Pdf Photography Drones (The Ultimate Guide): How they work, learning to fly, how to fly, building your own drone, buying a drone, how to shoot photos

Pdf:Drones (The Ultimate Guide): How they work, learning to fly, how to fly, building your own drone, buying a drone, how to shoot photos.Have you caught the drone bug? Looking to buy your first drone but feeling overwhelmed? Want to learn how to build your own drone or become a better aerial photographer? Then this book is for you! This book provides a good introduction to drones as a whole for beginners as well as advanced flyers. It features a detailed explanation on how drones work and their main parts, learning to fly a drone as a complete beginner and improving your flying. You will also learn about other unmanned radio-controlled vehicles as well as building your own drone from scratch, or, if you prefer buying one - choosing the best drone for you. If you are into aerial photography with drones, this book will also teach you how to become a bette photographer. This book includes: An introduction to drones How drones work and their main components Other radio-controlled vehicles and multicopters Learning how to fly drones and rules Building your first drone Buying your first drone How to shoot better photographs with a drone Tips and much more Are you ready to become more knowledgeable on drones, building your own, flying a drone and shooting better photos? Scroll up and hit that buy button!

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California Coast from the Air: Images of a Changing Landscape

Pdf Photography California Coast from the Air: Images of a Changing Landscape

Pdf:California Coast from the Air: Images of a Changing Landscape.From the Inside Flap In a state identified with change, California's 1,100-mile coastline lives up to the reputation. Storm waves attack sea cliffs, earthquakes trigger landslides, and ocean waves relentlessly move sand. Over the past century, humans have changed the coast too, particularly in Southern California, where some stretches of coastline have been completely altered. Thanks to the California Coastal Records Project, the brainchild of Kenneth and Gabrielle Adelman, we now have an aerial photographic record of the entire coastline, from the redwood forests near the Oregon border to the urbanized shoreline of San Diego Bay. California Coast from the Air features 150 of the best photographs from this scientifically valuable yet truly artistic collection of more than 80,000 images. Steep coastal cliffs gradually sliding into the ocean, an isolated sandy beach that cannot be reached by road, or sand dunes marching inland under the force of the wind are just a few of the scenes portrayed in the book's photos. Oceanographer Gary Griggs and architect Deepika Shrestha Ross provide insightful captions, describing the natural features, their changes over time, and human efforts to tame them. The photographs are organized by county, from north to south, and shaded-relief maps locate features described in the text. Read more About the Author Gary Griggs is a distinguished professor of earth and planetary sciences and the director of the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California Santa Cruz. He has been studying the coast of California for forty-five years and was named one of California's Coastal Heroes in 2009 by Sunset magazine and the California Coastal Commission. Gary is the author or co-author of six books, including Living with the Changing California Coast, Introduction to California's Beaches and Coast, and The Santa Cruz Coast--Then and Now. Read more

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Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin

Pdf Photography Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin

Pdf:Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin.About the Author Matt Mahurin’s work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and the New York Times. He has directed music videos for Waits, U2, Metallica, Sting, David Byrne, Lou Reed, and Joni Mitchell. He lives in California. Tom Waits is an American singer-songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. He has won multiple Grammy Awards and was nominated for an Academy Award for the original score for One from the Heart. In 2016, he received the PEN Literary Award for Song Lyrics.   Read more

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Bruce W. Talamon: Soul. R&B. Funk. Photographs 1972-1982

Pdf Photography Bruce W. Talamon: Soul. R&B. Funk. Photographs 1972-1982

Pdf:Bruce W. Talamon: Soul. R&B. Funk. Photographs 1972-1982.Review Soul. R&B. Funk is an indispensable volume and a treasure trove of funky history snapped between 1972 and 1982. --rollingstone.com Read more About the Author Los Angeles-born Bruce W. Talamon (1949) has been a fixture in the film industry as a stills photographer for 39 years after a prolific career capturing R&B royalty in the electrifying 1970s. His photographs were used as key poster art in numerous ad campaigns for all the major Hollywood studios. A contract photographer for Time magazine in the 1980s, his work has also appeared in People Magazine, Rolling Stone, Ebony, Vanity Fair, and NPR. He is also the author of Bob Marley: Spirit Dancer. Read more

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Sketchbook Journal for Girls: 110 pages, White paper, Sketch, Doodle and Draw

Pdf Photography Sketchbook Journal for Girls: 110 pages, White paper, Sketch, Doodle and Draw

Pdf:Sketchbook Journal for Girls: 110 pages, White paper, Sketch, Doodle and Draw.Cute Drawing Doodle Sketchbook For GirlsThis book is perfect for kids and teens who love to draw and doodle and sketch.This sketchbook has 110 blank pages with some inspirational impromptu doodle art.Great for sketching and doodling and drawing. Good quality white paper. Soft cover (Matte finish). Size 8.5 x11 (extra large). Perfect gift for your budding artist!

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Amazing Dogs: Adult Coloring Book (Stress Relieving doodling Art & Crafts, creative Fun Drawing patterns for grownups & teens relaxation) (Volume 3)

Pdf Photography Amazing Dogs: Adult Coloring Book (Stress Relieving doodling Art & Crafts, creative Fun Drawing patterns for grownups & teens relaxation) (Volume 3)

Pdf:Amazing Dogs: Adult Coloring Book (Stress Relieving doodling Art & Crafts, creative Fun Drawing patterns for grownups & teens relaxation) (Volume 3).Let your imagination soar by using the colors of your choiceThis adult coloring book has Over 30 Different & Creative Dog Designs, with richly detailed line art, originally created by our favorite artist to give you the best coloring experience. Each page is unique, with a different breed as well as a different sort of theme, as each dog is doing something else and often staged with various items. Dog fanciers and coloring enthusiasts would definitely love this one!You will love the little details around the dogs and even a few on the dogs, directly to break up the open space in the picture.A wide variety of breeds, perfect for a dog groomers!Breeds include: Bulldog, Chihuahua, Doberman, Rottweiler, Boxer, Great Danish, Bloodhound dog, Collie, Bull Terrier, Dalmatian Dog, Shih Tzu, San Bernard, Basset Hound, Shar Pei, King Charles, German Shepherd, Poodle, Pomeranian, Pekingese, Husky, American Staffordshire Terrier (Amstaff), Labrador Retriever, Greyhound, Yorkshire Terrier, Chinese Crested Dog, Chow Chow, Cocker Spaniel, Schnauzer, Pug, Herding dog, Old English Sheepdog, Red Chinese Tibetan Mastiff.Pages are SINGLE SIDED.Scroll up and grab a copy of Amazing Dogs today!

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Paris Living Rooms

Pdf Photography Paris Living Rooms

Pdf:Paris Living Rooms.About the Author Dominique Nabokov started as an assistant to the photographer Patrick Demarchelier in 1980. She is the author/photographer of New York Living Rooms, and has contributed to numerous other books. Her photographs have appeared in such publications as The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Artforum, Vogue, Interview, and The New York Review of Books. Her work has been widely exhibited in france, Germany, and the United States. Andree Putman (introduction) is a renowned product and interior designer. Read more

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Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons (Disney Editions Deluxe (Film))

Pdf Photography Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons (Disney Editions Deluxe (Film))

Pdf:Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons (Disney Editions Deluxe (Film)).Review Oswald the Lucky RabbitDavid A. BossertDisney Editions978-1-4847-8037-4              books.disney.comReview by D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons presents a history of the origins of the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio and the hit they had in 1927 with Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, whose history has, surprisingly, been 'lost' until now. Basically, if it weren't for Oswald, Disney may not have evolved to become the powerhouse it is today - but that journey was anything but linear. It involved Oswald's initial rejection, his eventual acceptance, and how Disney lost the contract to their first major character; only regaining the twenty-six Walt Disney created Oswald cartoons (and returning Oswald to his proper place in Disney history) six decades later.Oswald's happy-go-lucky demeanor and his clever ability to come out on top of any situation predated Mickey's evolution and reflected creator Walt Disney's approach to life itself.So how did Walt's first major animated success result not only in losing the contract, but in Oswald's journey into animation obscurity for so many years? Disney fans will quickly come to realize this story isn't just about Oswald's evolutionary process, but about Walt Disney's own evolution as he furthered his animation efforts and created the foundations of what was to become his more famous Mickey Mouse character. From legends and realities to common animation practices of the day and how cartoons are 'lost' over time, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit packs in visual embellishments, from animation frames to vintage photos, in its efforts to trace Oswald's history through copyright synopsis, surviving film documents, and episode reviews. Packed with illustration as it is, readers almost don't need the rare vintage Oswald film in order to enjoy this recreation of historical record that offers such in-depth discussion about Oswald's adventures and evolution. Recommended for Disney fans, prior Oswald enthusiasts, and animation history readers alike, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons fills in many blanks and offers specifics about animation processes, legalese, and the process of researching and recapturing lost cartoons, and is a 'must' for any collection strong in Disney characters and history. Read more About the Author ABOUT THE AUTHOR: David A. Bossert is an award-winning artist, filmmaker, and author. He is a thirty-two-year veteran of The Walt Disney Company and is an independent producer and creative director. Dave is considered an authority and expert on Disney animation and history. He coauthored Disney Animated, which was named iPad App of 2013 by Apple and won a prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award. He is also the author of Remembering Roy E. Disney: Memories and Photos of a Storied Life; An Animator's Gallery: Eric Goldberg Draws the Disney Characters; and Dalí and Disney: Destino-The Story, Artwork, and Friendship Behind the Legendary Film; and The Art of Tennessee Loveless: The Mickey Mouse TEN x TEN x TEN Contemporary Pop Art Series. You can connect with Dave on social media and/or at: www.davidbossert.com. ABOUT THE ARCHIVAL EDITOR: David Gerstein is a comic book writer/editor and animation historian specializing in the Disney Standard Characters. His published work includes The Floyd Gottfredson Library of Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse series, Uncle Scrooge and Donald Duck: The Don Rosa Library series, IDW Publishing's Disney Timeless Tales series, and Mickey and the Gang: Classic Stories in Verse. Gerstein has also been a contributing research historian on the deluxe Walt Disney Treasures home video series, working on such titles as More Silly Symphonies, The Chronological Donald Vol. 4, and The Adventures of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Read more

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Living Life inside the Lines: Tales from the Golden Age of Animation

Pdf Photography Living Life inside the Lines: Tales from the Golden Age of Animation

Pdf:Living Life inside the Lines: Tales from the Golden Age of Animation.Review 'The coolest thing about Martha is that she was part of it all. She was there at Leon Schlesinger's studio and later at the MGM animation unit. She was friends with Chuck Jones, Bob Clampett, Tex Avery, Bill Hanna, Joe Barbera, Friz Freleng, Frank Tashlin, Michael Maltese, and on and on.'--Jerry Beck, from the foreword'Living Life inside the Lines is a delightful chronicle of what it was like to work in the legendary Looney Tunes cartoon studio, written by a woman who was instrumental in the creation of some of the greatest cartoons ever made. With characteristic charm and humor, Martha Sigall has written a wonderfully entertaining memoir of an era in Hollywood when genius punched a time clock twice a day and created hilarity in between. Living Life inside the Lines is not only destined to become a mandatory, one-of-a-kind source for animation writers, scholars and fans, it is also the best book yet written about Hollywood's Golden Age of Cartoons.'--Michael Mallory, animation writer and author of Hanna-Barbera Cartoons'Martha Sigall, the doyen of animation, introduces us, in a highly personal and spirited fashion, to the lives of the famous artists in the cartoon world. Most of us have worked with these geniuses but only in their mature years. It's a joyous and enlightening read.'--June Foray, voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Granny'How lucky we are that Martha Sigall has given us this 'time trip' to the heyday of Hollywood animation. Her memories are precise--and priceless.'--Leonard Maltin Read more From the Inside Flap An insider's account of the wild and wacky teams that created cartoon classics for Warner Bros. and MGM Animation Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Earth and Space 100 Postcards: Featuring Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Pdf Photography Earth and Space 100 Postcards: Featuring Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Pdf:Earth and Space 100 Postcards: Featuring Photographs from the Archives of NASA.This stunning collection of photographs lets fans of NASA, science, and space exploration share the wonders of the cosmos with friends and family. Featuring astonishing images of Earth from above, the phenomena of our solar system, and the celestial bodies of deep space—all paired with informative captions—this collection of 100 different postcards infuses any correspondence with out-of-this-world splendor.

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Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey

Pdf Photography Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey

Pdf:Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey.Book Description This book is the first to fully explore the hundreds of daguerreotypes from Girault’s journey through the eastern Mediterranean in the mid-19th century. Read more About the Author Stephen C. Pinson is curator in the Department of Photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Read more

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Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style

Pdf Photography Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style

Pdf:Oscar de la Renta: His Legendary World of Style.Review 'Anna Wintour, in her forward to the book, describes [Oscar de la Renta's] gift as 'genius plus love.' This credo-- intelligence wed to affection -- is apparent everywhere in this new book, which celebrates the man, his life, his world, and his rare vision.'-VOGUE.COM'For those who were unable to visit the SCAD Museum of Art's Oscar de la Renta tribute exhibition this spring, this gorgeous tome provides another chance to view 70 of the dresses that were on display-- many of whom were custom created for private clients such as Diana Taylot and Hillary Clinton.'-stylecaster.com'A mastermind in the world of fashion, Oscar de la Renta was celebrated for his fine craft and exemplary taste. Here the everlasting legacy of his stunning gowns lives on.' -THE SOCIETY DIARIES 'Famous for dressing Jacqueline Kennedy and countless other style icons in Hollywood and beyond, Oscar de la Renta made the world a more beautiful place with each of his exquisite designs. This book takes a closer look at nearly seventy iconic gowns.' –Bookriot.com Read more About the Author André Leon Talley is a writer and contributing editor to Vogue. He has written extensively on fashion and popular culture and has authored the books A.L.T.: A Memoir, A.L.T. 365+, and Little Black Dress. Anna Wintour is the editor in chief of Vogue and artistic director of Condé Nast. Paula Wallace is the president and founder of SCAD. Adam Kuehl is a SCAD alumnus. His work has appeared in publications including Little Black Dress, National Geographic Traveler, the New York Times, and Vogue. Read more

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Dior: Couture

Pdf Photography Dior: Couture

Pdf:Dior: Couture.Review '...far and away the most gorgeous book on the house...' ~The New York Times'Dior Couture immortalizes one of the most important and long-lived couture houses in the world and is a book that anyone with an interest in fashion will want for their library.' ~Huffington Post'Books such as this are rare and should be considered a must for any fashion library and certainly for anyone with a serious interest in fashion as an art form.' ~New York Journal of Books Read more About the Author Dior was started in Paris by designer Christian Dior in 1946. In addition to haute couture, Dior also produces ready-to-wear, men’s couture, accessories, and perfume. Patrick Demarchelier is one of the best-known fashion photographers in the world. His work appears in top fashion magazines, including Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, and Marie Claire. He also shoots advertising campaigns for couture houses, including Dior, Chanel, YSL, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein. Ingrid Sischy is the former editor-in-chief of Interview magazine and the international editor for Vanity Fair’s European editions. Read more

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The Airplane Graveyard: The Forgotten WWII Warbirds of Kwajalein Atoll

Pdf Photography The Airplane Graveyard: The Forgotten WWII Warbirds of Kwajalein Atoll

Pdf:The Airplane Graveyard: The Forgotten WWII Warbirds of Kwajalein Atoll.About the Author Brandi Mueller is an award-winning underwater photographer and freelance writer. She has been scuba diving for 18 years and instructing for 12, diving all around the world both teaching and taking photos. Brandi is also a USCG Merchant Mariner captain and she worked as a captain in Kwajalein Atoll for over three years while photographing the Airplane Graveyard. Her diving and travels have taken her to six continents and she has dived in the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Southern Ocean. Her photos and writing have appeared in many print articles and online. Read more

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Soviet Bus Stops

Pdf Photography Soviet Bus Stops

Pdf:Soviet Bus Stops.Review Why Russia has the world's most beautiful bus stops … Architects may have felt creatively stifled in the old Soviet empire – but there was one place where their imaginations were encouraged to run riot: the bus stop. (Oliver Wainwright The Guardian)Perhaps it’s the low stakes of structures with no windows, no doors and no permanent inhabitants that allowed the designers the freedom to flex their creative muscles; the results comprise seemingly limitless variations of expressive concrete waves, colourful murals and mosaics, and bold polyhedral forms. Set against the backdrop of rural, often desert-like terrains, these diminutive structures stand out like contained explosions of creativity. (David Dick-Agnew Azure)Over 150 photographs of architectural exuberance dotting the streets and highways of the vast country...Although many of these structures are falling into disrepair from age and neglect, that they still exist is a testament to how meaningful they must have been in an otherwise homogenous built environment. Herwig's tenacity and devotion to accomplishing a project of this scale is extraordinary. (John Foster The Design Observer)Designed by individual architects, each bus stop proffers a glimpse of the artistry that still flourished in an era when uniformity was imposed and creativity was often suppressed. (Claire Voon Hyperallergic)Christopher Herwig’s weirdly evocative photographs show how the loneliest corners of the former Soviet Union were enlivened by whacky bus shelters…. Most alien of all are the radiant Gaudí knock-offs in the disputed region of Abkhazia, where Soviet elites once took their beach holidays. (Roland Elliot Brown The Spectator) Read more

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Wildwoods Houses Through Time (America Through Time)

Pdf Photography Wildwoods Houses Through Time (America Through Time)

Pdf:Wildwoods Houses Through Time (America Through Time).About the Author TAYLOR HENRY is an award-winning freelance journalist and lifelong resident of Wildwood, NJ, who has written for NJ.com, Cape May County Herald, Wildwood Sun Magazine, and SNJ Today. She studied writing arts and journalism at Rowan University and communication at Atlantic Cape Community College. Taylor is a Wildwood Historical Society board member who runs TinyChurchesNJ on Instagram, a microblog about NJ's historic churches, and works at a Wildwood Boardwalk shop called What Goes On. This is her first book. Read more

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Building Chicago: The Architectural Masterworks

Pdf Photography Building Chicago: The Architectural Masterworks

Pdf:Building Chicago: The Architectural Masterworks.Review 'It’s a perfect, and substantial, holiday gift as well as a resource for anyone interested in Chicago’s architecture.' —Skyline (Illinois)'It’s hard to imagine a better compendium: Building Chicago is an important addition to any serious collection of books about the city.' —Architect's Newspaper'...if your summer visitors finally get it in the mail at the holidays, they probably won’t look at all the selfies they took in front of Chicago’s landmarks but this well-thumbed book instead and think 'Golly!''—Wright Society '2016 Holiday Gift Books'—Archidose 'A new book charts the development of Chicago architecture as the city grew from a cow-town to a Midwestern metropolis.'—Chicago Tonight/ WTTW-TV'For those of us who are absorbed in both Chicago’s fascinating history and its astonishing architecture, the images are reason enough to acquire the book.'—Classic Chicago Magazine'. . . although there are just a few images from Oak Park, the recently released 'Building Chicago,' is a must for any Chicago architecture and/or Chicago history buff.'—Pioneer Press Read more About the Author John Zukowsky is an architectural and design historian, author, and the former longtime curator of architecture for the Art Institute of Chicago. Gary T. Johnson is president of the Chicago History Museum. The Chicago History Museum was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago’s history. Read more

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The California Missions

Pdf Photography The California Missions

Pdf:The California Missions.About the Author Rubén G. Mendoza is an archaeologist, author, photographer, and founding faculty member of California State University, Monterey Bay. Melba Levick is a widely published and exhibited photographer who lives and works in Paris, California, and Spain. She has been the photographer for many books published by Rizzoli. Read more

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Heart of the Desert Wild

Pdf Photography Heart of the Desert Wild

Pdf:Heart of the Desert Wild.From the Publisher The book is the first overview of the new monument to be published and includes an introductory chapter on the monument's designation history. Additional chapters focus on the monument's amazing geology; the people who throughtout time, have called this place home; the monument's rare and intriguing plants, animals and natural systems, and concludes with a chapter highlighting the artists, writers, poets, and photographers who have found inspiration in this wonderous region. Read more From the Inside Flap A 1.9 million-acre blank spot- For almost twelve thousand years people have lived in this desert wilderness that is part of the American Southwest. After European-American settlement throughout the western United States, this place was not only rugged but remote, so much so that it was a blank spot on the map, literally. In this volume, author Greer Chesher and photographer Liz Hymans take us into Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and help us dig deep into its beauty and meaning. What can the records of evolution and mass extinctions preserved in the monument's rock layers tell us about the survival of our own species? How does a crust of tiny living organisms 'hold the world of the monument together'? Who made clay maidens and who left the ghostly figures that gaze at us from high canyon walls? How, and why, did a party of Mormon pioneers lower wives, children, and all their earthly possessions in wagons down a 2000-foot cliff? Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Boston Then and Now®

Pdf Photography Boston Then and Now®

Pdf:Boston Then and Now®.About the Author Patrick L. Kennedy has written for the Historical Journal of Massachusetts, the Boston Globe, Bostonia, Boston's Weekly Dig, and the Boston Irish Reporter. He lives in Boston. Read more

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Lighthouses of America

Pdf Photography Lighthouses of America

Pdf:Lighthouses of America.Review 'A new book looks at nearly 150 ‘castles’ of the coast. Lighthouses have exchanged their once-crucial role in shipping and American coastal security for a new one as maritime monuments. A new book, Lighthouses of America by former Coast Guard rescue pilot Tom Beard in collaboration with the U.S. Lighthouse Society, showcases nearly 150 of what some historians have called 'America’s castles.' Organized into geographical areas, including New England, the Great Lakes, and the West Coast, the book describes lighthouses’ changing role as automated lights took over from people. Even in the era of boats guided by GPS, some sailors still appreciate the welcoming glow of that distant beam.”  —The Wall Street Journal   'Lighthouses of America, produced in association with the United States Lighthouse Society, is the next best thing to a tour of the real things. Not only do the stunning photographs transport you instantly to the harbors, bluffs, cliffs, and dunes of America’s coastlines, the accompanying narratives reveal the 300-year history of these iconic spires. It’s a trip through the past from a maritime perspective. …From cover to cover, it’s a pleasure to hold and peruse—not just once, but again and again—whenever it’s time for a retreat into the beauty and historic import of these charming towers. I loved learning about Fresnel lenses, too, those amazing works of glass art that gave lighthouses the ability to keep ships from harm. It’s informative, beautiful, inspiring, and just the right size to live permanently on my coffee table in Las Vegas, Nevada. The nearest lighthouse is 250 miles away, but thanks to this book, I can escape into the romance and history of 'America’s castles' any time I pick it up.' —meganedwards.com'Of the enduring charm of lighthouses, the book’s editor and former Coast Guard rescue pilot Tom Beard writes, “Open seas in darkness is an eerie, sometimes frightening experience for navigators, but a distant, flashing light to sailors conveys a symbol of hope, tranquility, and comfort. Inside the tower, stalwart lighthouse keepers, tending lights in all manner of weather and personal privation, add to the mystique.” '—Atlas Obscura Read more About the Author Lieutenant Commander Tom Beard, USCG (Retired), split his military flying career between a Vietnam tour as a Navy carrier pilot and work as a Coast Guard rescue pilot, after which he received academic training as a historian specializing in American maritime history. The United States Lighthouse Society is a nonprofit historical and educational organization incorporated to educate, inform, and entertain those who are interested in lighthouses. Read more

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Baltimore Then and Now®

Pdf Photography Baltimore Then and Now®

Pdf:Baltimore Then and Now®.About the Author Alexander D. Mitchell IV is a writer and photographer specializing primarily in railroad and transportation issues and history. His articles and photos have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers over the years, including Trains and Railfan & Railroad. He is also the author of Washington D.C. Then and Now. Born and raised in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, he now resides in Baltimore, Maryland. Read more

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Danvers State Hospital (Images of America)

Pdf Photography Danvers State Hospital (Images of America)

Pdf:Danvers State Hospital (Images of America).About the Author Katherine Anderson and Robert Duffy have spent the past decade documenting asylums in both print and media, working to continue the legacy of Dr. Kirkbride and the many men and women who lived and worked at Danvers State Hospital. Read more

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Haunted Memphis (Haunted America)

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Pdf:Haunted Memphis (Haunted America).About the Author Laura Cunningham is a native Memphian and currently works at the Memphis Public Library. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis, where she completed her BA and MA degrees in history. She has worked with a number of the city's museums and historic sites, including the Mallory-Neely and Magevney House Museums. In 2006, she was awarded the Ruth and Harry Woodbury Graduate Fellowship in Southern History. She is also the author of Haunted Memphis. Read more

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Kim Kardashian West: Selfish

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Pdf:Kim Kardashian West: Selfish.Review '[T]he selfie goddess announced that she will soon bless fans with a revised and updated version of her aptly titled bestseller, Selfish, the 448-page coffee table book of several previously-unseen photographs.' –USA Today“The first lady of #fame – the 100 Most Influential People” –Time Magazine'Kim Kardashian already broke the internet. Now she's poised to break the best-seller lists. . . . It's easy to mock - indeed, the title almost does it for you - but this seemingly throw-away collection may end up being just as much a part of pop-art history as when Andy Warhol painted soup cans.' -Daily News'Kim Kardashian is the queen of selfies, and she's planning to make sure everyone knows it in her upcoming book, Selfish.' -MTV News'Now there's a book cover if we've ever seen one! . . . this book is obviously made for her biggest fans. Not to mention it includes previously unseen selfies!' -USA Today'Kim Kardashian can take a selfie anywhere, and we mean anywhere!' -E! News'In her new coffee-table book, Selfish, the reality star documents nine years of her life in selfies - some seen by millions, others revealed for the first time.' -Harper's Bazaar'Now you can get between the covers with her— hardcovers, that is. With more than 400 pages of intimate snaps (including bikini selfies, lingerie selfies and, yes, several nude selfies), flipping through her new photo book Selfish, published by art-house giant Rizzoli, feels like scrolling through a fabulously rich and beautiful friend’s well-curated smartphone.' -Playboy Magazine'As they say, you have to love yourself first! After months of anticipation (and just a touch of eye-rolling), Kim Kardashian's selfie-filled coffee table book, aptly entitled Kim Kardashian's Selfish, [has] finally arrive[d].' -US Weekly'Kim Kardashian has joined the ranks of Giacometti, da Vinci, Lichtenstein, O’Keeffe, and just about every other revered artist of any era: she, too, now has a Rizzoli-published book devoted to her work at the forefront of an artistic movement. Indeed, Rizolli notes that she’s 'widely regarded as a trailblazer of the ‘selfie movement.'” -Flavorwire.com'Treat your coffee table to a 300-page collection of Kim's best selfies . . . ' -People Magazine '[Kim K's] the queen of the selfie. And her soon-to-be released hardcover book . . . should be all the evidence she'll need to maintain that throne.' -CR Fashion Book'Attention all Kim Kardashian fans - here's the E! star as you've never seen her before! . . . aptly dubbed Selfish . . . [the images] definitely don't disappoint.' -E! Online 'As it stands, Kim Kardashian West holds the title for most Instagram followers (at 30 million) just behind the platform's own account (at 60 million). An average Kim K selfie garners upwards of 650,000 likes with her wedding photo receiving 2.5 million likes. With all that in mind, there's no question that Kim's controversial new book, Selfie, is going to fly off the shelves.' –V Magazine“From her favorite throwback images to current ultra-sexy glam shots, Selfish will provide readers with a behind-the-scenes look into Kardashian’s life.” –In Style Magazine'The new take on selfie lit will feature 64 more pages and more than 120 new pics. . .' –New York Daily News'The photography book got a new title too as the latest edition is called Selfish: More Me! Classic, Kim.' –PerezHilton.com Read more About the Author A new mom to her daughter, North, and happily married to the rapper Kanye West, Kim Kardashian West is on top of the world, and this collection of hand-picked images from her personal archive is a tribute to her fans who have supported her through her very highly publicized journey. Read more

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Martha Rosler: Irrespective

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Pdf:Martha Rosler: Irrespective.Book Description The politically engaged work of Martha Rosler is fascinating and provocative; this wide-ranging survey brings timely insights at a moment of resurgence for political activism and feminism. Read more About the Author Martha Rosler is an artist based in New York and is on the visual arts faculty at the Mason Gross School of the Arts of Rutgers University. Read more

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Gio_Graphy: Fun in the Wild World of Fashion

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Pdf:Gio_Graphy: Fun in the Wild World of Fashion.Review 'Imagine a cross between a tongue-in-cheek style guide (one that tells you what to wear to get over a hangover, for example) and a dispatch from a worldly, joy-filled adventure (what it’s like to attend a White House State dinner) and you have Gio_Graphy, which is filled with colorful fashion and travel images, punctuated by personal anecdotes.'—W Magazine'Giovanna’s artful snaps illustrate her new book, Gio_Graphy: Fun in the Wild World of Fashion (Rizzoli), which chronicles her adventures in dressing up. '—Architectural Digest Read more About the Author Giovanna Battaglia is an Italian-born editor, stylist, and creative director. She is currently a contributing fashion editor at W and senior fashion editor at Vogue Japan. Dame Natalie Massenet, DBE, is the founder of Net-a-Porter and one of the world’s most successful and respected entrepreneurs. Read more

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Ralph Lauren: Revised and Expanded Anniversary Edition

Pdf Photography Ralph Lauren: Revised and Expanded Anniversary Edition

Pdf:Ralph Lauren: Revised and Expanded Anniversary Edition.Review 'Ralph Lauren is a visual diary, a personal scrapbook of sorts as well as one of the most unpretentious and intimate stories assembled by the author who happens to be the namesake of his eponymous brand. When reading, and yes it must be read for full appreciation, the reader might feel as if Ralph is sitting there speaking to you and just relating the stories of his life'—New York Journal Of Books 'The master of all-American style celebrates the 50th anniversary of his label with an expanded edition of his 2007 tome about his life'—People Magazine Read more About the Author Ralph Lauren began his career in 1967, designing neckties under the label Polo. Today, his collections include menswear, womenswear, accessories, fragrance, and home. He has received numerous awards for his work in fashion, philanthropy, and humanitarian causes and is the only designer to receive the CFDA’s four highest honors: Womenswear Designer of the Year, Menswear Designer of the Year, Retailer of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement. Read more

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Alexandria's Freedmen's Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom (American Heritage)

Pdf Photography Alexandria's Freedmen's Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom (American Heritage)

Pdf:Alexandria's Freedmen's Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom (American Heritage).About the Author Char McCargo Bah is the CEO/owner of FindingThingsforU, LLC. She is a freelance writer for the Alexandria Gazette, an independent historian, a professional genealogist, a lecturer and a 2014 Living Legend of Alexandria, Virginia. Char has appeared on numerous television interviews with CBS, FOX-5, Comcast and Public Broadcasting Services. She is co-author of African Americans of Alexandria, Virginia: Beacons of Light in the Twentieth Century. Mumini M. Bah is editor for FindingThingsforU, LLC. Read more

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The Edge of the World: A Visual Adventure to the Most Extraordinary Places on Earth

Pdf Photography The Edge of the World: A Visual Adventure to the Most Extraordinary Places on Earth

Pdf:The Edge of the World: A Visual Adventure to the Most Extraordinary Places on Earth.Review Here, from the ends of the earth, comes several lifetimes’ worth of astonishing images that confirm how deeply adventure is rooted in our DNA. We humans need to soar through the firmament, to walk on wires across the open spaces. We need to swim with whales, bike with wildebeests, paddle among sharks. In these stunning photographs, our truant species seems full of hubris but also profoundly humble in the immense face of nature—for, as every adventurer knows, nothing makes us feel grander than to feel small. (Hampton Sides, author of' In the Kingdom of Ice')The Edge of the World is a thrill ride of a book, a gorgeous chronicle of wild places and the people who love them. (Susan Casey, New York Times bestselling author of Voices in the Ocean)Adventure photography, in its finest form, takes you to the edge of your seat with a mix of adrenaline and wonder. Images of humans at play in the most improbable of places inspire us to push a little harder. The place in time each image captures is fleeting. Having excellent photographers to bring these moments to life is the essence of Outside. The best of Outside’s images, the ones that scare us, the ones that allow us to reflect on the human-nature interaction, are within these pages. (Conrad Anker, renowned alpinist and author of The Lost Explorer)These images, and the stories behind them, leave you deeply moved—and excited to dream big about your own adventures. (Kit DesLauriers, author of Higher Love and the first person to ski down the Seven Summits) Read more About the Author Outside is an American magazine focused on the outdoors. The first issue was published in September 1977. Its mission statement is “to inspire active participation in the world outside through award-winning coverage of the sports, people, places, adventure, discoveries, health and fitness, gear and apparel, trends and events that make up an active lifestyle.” Read more

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Erie Street Cemetery (Images of America)

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Pdf:Erie Street Cemetery (Images of America).About the Author John D. Cimperman has received numerous national and local awards for his work in historic preservation. He served as the director of the Cleveland Landmarks Commission for 18 years, trustee of the Ohio Historical Society, member of the Ohio Site Preservation Advisory Board, president of the Ohio Association of Preservation Commissions, trustee of the Cleveland Restoration Society, trustee of the National Alliance of Historic Preservation Commissions, and president of the Early Settlers Association of the Western Reserve. He has authored and coauthored numerous articles on history and historic preservation. Read more

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St. Louis: The 1904 World's Fair (Images of America: Missouri)

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Pdf:St. Louis: The 1904 World's Fair (Images of America: Missouri).About the Author Joe Sonderman is a lifelong St. Louisan who has written several books on St. Louis history, including Route 66 in St. Louis. Sonderman has worked as an on-air personality and traffic reporter for over 20 years. He is an avid collector of Route 66 and St. Louis memorabilia and maintains an online archive of Route 66 images. Mike Truax is the president of the 1904 World’s Fair Society in St. Louis. His interest in the fair developed soon after he moved to the St. Louis area; a small souvenir ruby fl ash toothpick holder was passed down to him from his great-great-aunt who had attended the exposition. Read more

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A Denim Story: Inspirations from Bellbottoms to Boyfriends

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Pdf:A Denim Story: Inspirations from Bellbottoms to Boyfriends.Review '...one of the most beautiful fashion and decorating books of spring...A Denim Story is a paean to everyone's favorite wardrobe staple...it takes readers on a sartorial journey though classic styles...' ~Boston Proper/Style Edit“…the tome is an image-heavy tribute to denim using their favorite archival photos as well as original photography by Walsh.” –Los Angeles Times'A Denim Story categorizes and classifies denim, from overalls to American Summer styles, workwear shapes to the most loved, lived-in pairs.' ~Style.com'...Showcasing iconic looks from cool classics to reinventions, this is a love letter to to an ever-evolving fashion essential. Jeans will never die.' -Marie Claire'...a love-letter to denim' -People Magazine'Chronicles the wardrobe staple in all its many forms' -C: California Style Magazine'...a tabletop book saluting...people who wear the iconic American fabric.' -Express Read more About the Author Emily Current and Meritt Elliott have been styling together for more than a decade and are known for the popular denim brand Current/Elliott. Hilary Walsh is a fashion and portrait photographer who has been featured in many advertisements and publications such as Vogue, Interview, and Elle. Read more

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The United States Mint in Philadelphia (Images of America)

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Pdf:The United States Mint in Philadelphia (Images of America).Review In his latest offering -- one from the publisher's 'Images of America' series -- award-winning author and American Numismatic Association (ANA) member Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez presents a comprehensive account of the first United States Mint in Philadelphia. Chapter 1 gives a brief overview of the coin-making process, from conception to circulation. Each subsequent chapter features a separate mint location. Since its inception in 1793, the mint has been housed in four structures within the City of Brotherly Love. The last was established in 1969 and is still in operation. Although the mint maintains several branches, the Philadelphia facility remains the largest coin factory in the country and the world. Nearly 200 black-and-white photographs grace this stunning paperback book. ~Cynthia Wood-Davies, January 2019 edition of 'The Numismatist' Read more About the Author Author Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez has won multiple awards from the Numismatic Literary Guild for his work as a coin journalist and editor. He has contributed hundreds of articles for various coin publications, including COINage, the Numismatist, Numismatic News, Coin Dealer Newsletter, and CoinWeek. McMorrow-Hernandez has also written about coins and tourist landmarks for Philadelphia Magazine, the Tampa Bay Times, and Rhode Island's Providence Journal. Read more

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Point Arena Lighthouse (Images of America)

Pdf Photography Point Arena Lighthouse (Images of America)

Pdf:Point Arena Lighthouse (Images of America).About the Author This book tells the story of Point Arena Lighthouse, as well as the people and events that shaped its history. Author Merita S. Whatley has been a manager at Point Arena Light Station since 2007. She earned a degree in English literature with a writing emphasis from Dominican University. Nicolas Epanchin, member of Point Arena Lighthouse Keepers, Inc., Board of Directors and project comanager of the recent renovation of the station, formatted photographs for this book. Read more

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Outer Banks Shipwrecks: Graveyard of the Atlantic (Images of America)

Pdf Photography Outer Banks Shipwrecks: Graveyard of the Atlantic (Images of America)

Pdf:Outer Banks Shipwrecks: Graveyard of the Atlantic (Images of America).About the Author Mary Ellen Riddle is the education curator at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras. She has researched more than 100 shipwrecks that occurred within the Graveyard of the Atlantic from the 1600s through the 1900s. Both topside and underwater photography show the variety of watercraft in the area--from wooden lifeboats to a German submarine. The images in this book were gathered from private and public collections, including those of the North Carolina Maritime Museum system. Read more

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Debutantes: When Glamour was Born

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Pdf:Debutantes: When Glamour was Born.Review “Debutantes is full of beautiful photography bys some of the greatest photographers of a generation…along with many we haven ever heard of. One of the most appealing details of this scrapbook is that the process is exposed—warts and all.” ~NY Journal of Books“The visually rich coffee table book provides insight into society’s ultimate right of passage—the Debutante Ball—particularly as it merged with high fashion in the twentieth century.” ~The Daily Beast“Our fascination with the coming out parties of the glamorous and privileged young women of yesteryear has not waned, even though many of the traditions surrounding those events have changed. Taking a nostalgic look back at winter cotillions at the Waldorf, coming-out summer soirees in Newport, and bourgeois banquets in Paris, Debutantes celebrates the golden age when high fashion and high society converged…” ~Weston Magazine'Inside these pages...Oswald celebrates the golden age when high fashion and high society converged, and all eyes were on the young women in long white gloves....featuring gorgeous photography from high society and fashion insiders of the day....Debutantes offers a look at many never-before-published pictures....this book the must-read of the season.' -Palm Beach Magazine Read more About the Author Diana Oswald has spent over two decades working with publications such as Marie Claire, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Elle, and Domino. World-renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta launched his eponymous ready-to-wear line in 1965. Today, the house produces a bridal collection, fragrances, home décor, childrenswear, and accessories, in addition to its signature ready-to-wear. David Patrick Columbia is the founder and editor of New York Social Diary. Read more

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Spomenik Monument Database

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Pdf:Spomenik Monument Database.Review Niebyl is punctilious in laying out the particulars of the design and construction of these structures, whose uncanny forms create a kind of visual “vocabulary of the revolution.” (Metropolis)A new publication that brings together more than 80 awe-inspiring Brutalist monuments, exploring each one’s historical value, design, construction and current status. (Milly Burroughs AnOther Man) Read more

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The Statues of Central Park: A Tribute to New York City's Most Famous Park and Its Monuments

Pdf Photography The Statues of Central Park: A Tribute to New York City's Most Famous Park and Its Monuments

Pdf:The Statues of Central Park: A Tribute to New York City's Most Famous Park and Its Monuments.Review 'With visually stunning photographs that capture the essence of the statues and monuments of Central Park, this superbly organized and presented collection is unreservedly recommended.' —Midwest Book Review Read more About the Author Catarina Astrom has been a professional photographer for 19 years, working with a wide range of subjects from celebrities and royalty, to food, weddings and more. Originally from Sweden, when Catarina settled down in New York two decades ago, Central Park was one of the places she fell in love with. She hopes her photos will inspire people to discover what an art museum Central Park truly is, and enjoy everything their statues have to offer.June Eding is a professional writer and has authored numerous books. She lives in New York City. Read more

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The New York World's Fair, 1939/1940: in 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others

Pdf Photography The New York World's Fair, 1939/1940: in 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others

Pdf:The New York World's Fair, 1939/1940: in 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others.About the Author Stanley Appelbaum served for decades as Dover's Editor in Chief until his retirement in 1996. He continues to work as a selector, compiler, editor, and translator of literature in a remarkable range of languages that includes Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Russian. Read more

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Ghosts and Legends of Michigan's West Coast (Haunted America)

Pdf Photography Ghosts and Legends of Michigan's West Coast (Haunted America)

Pdf:Ghosts and Legends of Michigan's West Coast (Haunted America).About the Author Amberrose Hammond earned a BA in English from Grand Valley State University in 2005. In 2006, her pursuits into strange history led her to design and develop Michigan's Otherside, a website on the unusual and mysterious worlds of Michigan, past and present. She published her first book with The History Press in 2009 titled, 'Ghosts & Legends of Michigan's West Coast,' and her second book, 'Wicked Ottawa County, Michigan,' in 2011. Read more

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Los Angeles's Olvera Street (Images of America)

Pdf Photography Los Angeles's Olvera Street (Images of America)

Pdf:Los Angeles's Olvera Street (Images of America).About the Author Author William D. Estrada is a historian and curator of El Pueblo Historical Monument. He gathered this wonderful collection of vintage images from El Pueblo's archives and from the rich collections of local historical repositories, which include some of the oldest photographs ever taken in Los Angeles. Read more

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National Geographic National Parks & Monuments 2019 Wall Calendar

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Pdf:National Geographic National Parks & Monuments 2019 Wall Calendar.The first United States National Park, established in 1872, was Yellowstone. Great areas of land have since been protected by the United States government for all Americans to enjoy, establishing our country's National Parks Service. National Geographic National Parks and Monuments 2019 offers an outstanding series of images featuring the most scenic places in America. This twelve month calendar offers an inspiring journey through America's unspoiled wilderness, over majestic mountains, cavernous canyons and rippling rivers. Each image is accompanied by a large grid with moon phases and international holidays. National Geographic supports vital work in conservation, research, exploration, and education. This calendar includes a 3-year at-a-glance page and is earth friendly, printed with soya-based inks on FSC certified paper. 13 x 12 inches (opens to 13 x 24 inches).

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Alabama Lore: The Choccolocco Monster, Huggin' Molly, the Lost Town of Cottonport and Other Mysterious Tales

Pdf Photography Alabama Lore: The Choccolocco Monster, Huggin' Molly, the Lost Town of Cottonport and Other Mysterious Tales

Pdf:Alabama Lore: The Choccolocco Monster, Huggin' Molly, the Lost Town of Cottonport and Other Mysterious Tales.Review '''Beyond the old plantation's creaky gates, a moonlit cemetery beckoned. So begins your typical Southern Gothic novel. Yet Wil Elrick, Alabama native author, researcher, storyteller and ''weirdologist'' loves to discover the history behind those strange stories, legends, and folk tales of his state.Fascinated by the many stories of spirits, disappearances, treasures lost and found, monsters and odd goings-on, Elrick has traveled widely and dug deeper to give a remarkable account of some of the most bizarre stories you're likely to encounter. Alabama seems to be a fountainhead of such wonderment, and he aims to give us the historical basis of the stories behind the tales. In the process, you discover what a great storyteller he is.'' Decatur Times Daily ' Read more About the Author Wil Elrick hails from Guntersville in the northeastern part of Alabama. He is a writer and 'weirdologist' who loves telling stories, whether as a tour guide to historic Huntsville or with friends around a campfire. He can often be found 'off the beaten path' researching historical, weird or unusual tales. From time to time, he can even be found participating in a ghost investigation, a Bigfoot hunt or a search for buried treasure. He previously co-authored the book Alabama Scoundrels: Outlaws, Pirates, Bushwhackers and Bandits. Read more

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The Sartorialist

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Pdf:The Sartorialist.Amazon.com Review Book Description Scott Schuman just wanted to take photographs of people on the street who looked great. His now famous blog ('the bellwether American site that turned photo blogging into an art form' - 'New York Times') was an attempt to showcase the wonderful and varied sartorial tastes of real people - not only those of the fashion industry. The book is a beautiful anthology of Scott's favourite shots from around the world. They include photographs of well-known fashion figures as well as those shots of the anonymous passerby whose imagination and taste delight the viewer. From the streets of Rio to Bejing, Stockholm to Milan, these are the people that have inspired Scott and in turn, inspired designers and people of all ages, wages and nationalities with an interest in fashion. Intimately designed and created with Scott, the book is a handsome object in its own right, in full colour on hand-picked, quality paper. --This text refers to the Paperback edition. A Look Inside The Sartorialist Read more Review 'More people notice me in The Sartorialist column than in any other publication or website. Obviously the place to be seen!' -Mario Testino Scott doesn't just take pictures, he captures emotion. He is not just a photographer. He's a historian marking the feelings of this generation one photo at a time. -Kanye West During all the fashion weeks I am approached by many photographers, Scott is the only one who can ask me to cross the street for better light and I do it! I love his portraits. -Carine Roitfeld, editor of French Vogue Everybody loves being photographed by Scott Schuman. If he spots you in the crowd, whether in New York or Paris or Milan, it's a kind of validation. And everybody likes to see who he has photographed for The Sartorialist, because it's proof of his critical eye. -Cathy Horyn, The New York Times Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look

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Pdf:Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look.Review 'Hold all my calls. I'll be reading Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look for the rest of the day...I'm quite certain it will be a classic style title for years to come. The author is a Vassar grad and fashion historian and we have been corresponding for years now on the subject of tomboys, American style, preppy culture, books, and countless other items. I can't say enough great things about Ms. Tuite who came to this project in such an honest and passionate way. The final result of her research is a thorough definition and celebration of a truly iconic American style, from saddle shoes to Shetland sweaters to the inherent spirit of the Seven Sister student. Each page is a journey through time.' -Tomboy Style Blog'Billed as a response to Take Ivy — the 1965 Japanese photo book documenting the preppy style of male Ivy Leaguers — Seven Sisters Style celebrates the style evolution of the American college girl, from calico and cardigans to Bermuda shorts and, eventually, jeans. Icons include Katharine Hepburn (Bryn Mawr class of 1928), Jackie Kennedy (who attended Vassar for two years before transferring to George Washington University), and Meryl Streep (Vassar class of 1971).' -New York Magazine'...a beautifully illustrated, intensively researched celebration of the all-American preppy style pioneered by the women of the Seven Sisters Colleges. The Seven Sisters' style changed how all women dressed and it became known the world over as inherently American. A lot of ink has been spilled in the past few years celebrating male Ivy style — Seven Sisters Style is, finally, the companion piece we've been waiting for.' -Refinery29'Even those of us who didn't attend Vassar, Wellesley or Smith will fall for Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look. After all, it's these Ivey League colleges that spawned the now-classic American sportswear look and introduced such wardrobe staples as the blazer, bermuda shorts, cashmere and kitten heels.' -Boston Proper/Style Edit'Seven Sisters Style corrects a massive oversight by finally giving these seven colleges their own Take Ivy.' -Flavorwire'...Rebecca Tuite, examines the campus attire that evolved at these schools from the late 1800’s and throughout the 20th century, bringing their style influences full circle to the present day.  Through archival photographs, the author demonstrates how these college women became unintentional fashion trendsetters who laid the foundations of the American Preppy style.' -LookOnline.com'Tuite is the author of the sensational book, Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look, a nostalgic look at the birth of prep on the prestigious female-only campuses of Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Radcliffe, Smith, Vassar and Wellesley, where style icons such as Katharine Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy and Meryl Streep spent their college days. Herewith, Tuite explains the ABCs of spring semester fashion as seen at the Seven Sisters.' -Dujour.com'Seven Sisters Style celebrates the all-American preppy style pioneered by the women of the Seven Sisters Colleges, and its twentieth-century evolution, from its on-campus foundations and creation of a collegiate “uniform,” to its enduring legacy which can be summarized with the phrase “From Barnard to Bergdorf.” Seven Sisters Style celebrates a timeless and internationally ubiquitous look—seen on and off the runway, in Hollywood, and in popular culture—that continues to be a source of fascination and inspiration, forever remaining in style.' -Fashion Windows.net'Fashion Titles You Need to Read This Spring: This is a fantastic photo and essay collection on the underappreciated role of women’s college campuses in establishing the codes of preppy fashion.' -InStyle.com Read more About the Author Rebecca C. Tuite is a writer and fashion historian based in New York. Read more

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LIFE Wonders of the World (Life: The Classic Collection)

Pdf Photography LIFE Wonders of the World (Life: The Classic Collection)

Pdf:LIFE Wonders of the World (Life: The Classic Collection).The idea of choosing the Wonders of the World can be traced all the way back to the 5th century, B.C., when the Greek historian Herodotus of the Halicarnassus listed seven must-sees, the Great Pyramid of Khufu in Egypt and six other constructions that long ago vanished from the earth.In this deluxe new LIFE book, Wonders of the World, the editors return to the sites of the original Seven Wonders and then keep right on traveling around the globe--eventually visiting in words and pictures seven-times-seven Wonders, plus one more. There are old Wonders here and a new list offered by the New7Wonders Foundation, a Switzerland-based organization that conducted an online poll that saw more than a million votes cast for the world's greatest Wonders. There are man-made Wonders and natural Wonders. There are obscure Wonders and famous Wonders.The amazing stories behind your favorites are recounted as LIFE goes to the Colosseum, to Stonehenge, to the Great Wall, to Machu Picchu, to the Taj Mahal, to Easter Island, to The Acropolis and the Vatican and back to the Great Pyramid. We travel into outer space for a close-up look at the International Space Station, and into the sea for a sensational vantage on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. We go to the summit of Mount Everest and down into the mile-deep Grand Canyon in Arizona. We could not choose between the world's tallest waterfall, 3,212-foot-high Angel Falls in Venezuela, or that which is arguably the world's most awesome, Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe-Zambia border--so we went with both.Fifty Wonders in all, each more wondrous than the last. A reader cannot help being amazed and inspired by what man's industry has built through time, and what sublime Wonders nature has graced us with.This a book Herodotus would have loved! And then comes the big bonus: The 7 LIFE Wonders. We were sure that some of these fabulous sites were suitable for framing, and so we went to the vast LIFE archives and picked pictures of some of the most wonderful Wonders taken by famous LIFE photographers. Using a technique we developed in our 2009 book The Classic Collection, we inserted prints of these places in the last section of our book. Better yet: When you remove the prints to frame them, the image stays on the page, sp your lovely coffee-table book remains intact. For these wonders, a wondrous book.

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Abandoned America: Dismantling The Dream

Pdf Photography Abandoned America: Dismantling The Dream

Pdf:Abandoned America: Dismantling The Dream.About the Author For the last decade, photographer and writer Matthew Christopher embarked on a journey to document the ruins of American infrastructure, including asylums, industry, churches, schools, theaters, hospitals, prisons, resorts and hotels, as realized in his best-selling book, “Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences” and his critically acclaimed website Abandoned America. His work has gained international attention and has been featured in the L.A. Times, BBC, NBC Nightly News, ABC News, NPR, Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Post, Yahoo News, Business Insider, The Telegraph, Daily Mail, Buzzfeed, the Weather Channel, the Huffington Post, New York Daily News, the Metro, Photo District News, Photographer’s Forum, Juxtapoz, and many others. He has lectured on the art of ruins, abandoned spaces, and preservation, and displayed his photography at galleries and museums across the United States. Read more

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The Art of Splatoon

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Pdf:The Art of Splatoon.About the Author Nintendo is a Japanese video game company founded in 1985. The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) is given credit for revolutionizing the home gaming experience. A few years later, the Gameboy and the Super Nintendo cemented Nintendo as one of the premier gaming companies in the world. With iconic characters such as Mario, Link, Luigi, Donkey Kong, and Kirby, Nintendo has solidified itself as a true force in video game community. Read more

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TIME-LIFE World War II in 500 Photographs

Pdf Photography TIME-LIFE World War II in 500 Photographs

Pdf:TIME-LIFE World War II in 500 Photographs.From the Author For more than four decades, readers turned to Time-Life Books to explore new worlds and expand their minds. Now Time-Life Books returns, still committed to offering readers brisk, engaging new encounters with their world-and to doing so with flair and authority, in a style that's clever, entertaining, and memorable. Comprehensive in scope, rich with noteworthy photos, and powered by a uniquely accessible visual format, Time-Life Books are designed to entertain as they inform, all at an affordable price.Time-Life Books offers curious readers fresh perspectives on history, religion, science, culture, and ancient and modern mysteries-enriching lives, one page at a time. Read more About the Author For more than four decades, readers turned to Time-Life Books to explore new worlds and expand their minds. Now Time-Life Books returns, still committed to offering readers brisk, engaging new encounters with their world-and to doing so with flair and authority, in a style that's clever, entertaining, and memorable. Comprehensive in scope, rich with noteworthy photos, and powered by a uniquely accessible visual format, Time-Life Books are designed to entertain as they inform, all at an affordable price.Time-Life Books offers curious readers fresh perspectives on history, religion, science, culture, and ancient and modern mysteries-enriching lives, one page at a time. Read more

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Learning from Las Vegas - Revised Edition: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form

Pdf Photography Learning from Las Vegas - Revised Edition: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form

Pdf:Learning from Las Vegas - Revised Edition: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form.Review ...a brilliant document of the times...a work which uses history knowledgeably, skillfully, and creatively: a rarity.―Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians...professionally informed, competitively astute, and perversely brilliant...―The Yale Review...these studies are brilliant...the kind of art history and theory that is rarely produced.―Ada Louis Huxtable, The New York Times Read more From the Back Cover Learning From Las Vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance in 1972, calling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of 'common' people and less immodest in their erections of 'heroic, ' self-aggrandizing monuments. This revision includes the full texts of Part I of the original, on the Las Vegas Strip, and Part II, ' Ugly and Ordinary Architecture, or the Decorated Shed, ' a generalization from the finding of the first part on symbolism in architecture and the iconography of urban sprawl. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Jane Dickson in Times Square

Pdf Photography Jane Dickson in Times Square

Pdf:Jane Dickson in Times Square.Review Jane Dickson in Times Square makes for a fittingly complex portrait of her work and of the city. Photographed, drawn, painted and observed at a time that is now distant enough to be flattened and romanticised; Dickson’s work shows the potential of capturing a city – its flaws and tensions, the bright lights and wild energy, a little bit out of control. -It's Nice ThatIn this dark, moody, neon-lit book (with a foreword by Chris Kraus), the research photographs and finished works of American painter Jane Dickson are placed side by side. Her subject: ‘Sodom on the Hudson’, the seedy, criminal night-time world of Manhattan in the 70s and 80s. -Tatler 'In this dark, moody, neon-lit book (with a foreword by Chris Kraus), the research photographs and finished works of American painter Jane Dickson are placed side by side. Her subject: 'Sodom on the Hudson', the seedy, criminal night-time world of Manhattan in the 70s and 80s.' - Tatler 'Times Square was not always a sensory overload tourist destination in central Manhattan, and this book is akin to a time machine that takes readers back to a time when New York City was a rich hotbed for culture' - Lonely Planet Read more About the Author Jane Dickson is an American painter. As a central figure of New York’s explosive downtown / uptown art scene starting in the late 1970s, she has participated in numerous iconic exhibitions. Her work is currently represented in more than 30 museum collections, including those of MoMA, the Whitney, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more

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Mastering Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and Exposure

Pdf Photography Mastering Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and Exposure

Pdf:Mastering Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and Exposure.Amazon Best Seller! #1 Photography Reference Book for most of 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Mastering the Exposure Triangle is the key to photographic excellence.Without a guide on your path to better pictures, you run the risk of spending a great deal of time and money heading down the wrong road. Frustration and confusion can easily take the wind from your sails and replace excitement with disappointment. This guide to EXPOSURE builds a solid foundation of photographic knowledge with easy-to-follow discussions of everything that you need to know in order to create better images with confidence. Every photographic term used in the book is clearly defined and thoroughly explained. All terms are also highlighted by using BOLD CAPS so that you can easily find them again to refresh your memory. By the time you finish reading this book, you will be well on your way to Mastering Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and ExposureThere are thousands of Photography Books in the Kindle Store. So, why should you buy this book?Al Judge is an exceptional teacher. His books are arguably the best on the topic of Photography.This book requires no prior knowledge of Photography or Photographic Jargon.It is highly illustrated, well written and easy to understand.In a few hours, you will learn what others have taken years to learn. You will not waste your time reading meaningless banter.There is no risk. If you are not 100% satisfied, you can return it for a full refund within the first seven days. This only takes a single click on “Manage My Kindle.” What reviewers have said about Mastering Aperture....Despite this book's rather advanced topics, it is perfect for beginners wanting to learn more. JeffA great guide for all levels of photography, well written and illustrated!!! AlbertThis is another great book of Al's. He does a wonderful job at explaining all the needed information to better understand photography. Very easy to understand and lots of pointers. DJAs I am about to commence a photography diploma this book has come in handy as a warm up for me. Craig ˃˃˃ Can you identify with any of these experiences?Do your eyes glaze over when people use terms like ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed, and Exposure?Does the term f-stop make your stomach turn?Are you enthused about photography but confused by all the technical jargon?Would you like to be more consistent with the quality of your images?Do you wonder how professional photographers get such great shots?By the time you finish reading this book, you will be well on your way to Mastering Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO and ExposureAdjusting APERTURE, DEPTH-OF-FIELD, SHUTTER SPEED, ISO and EXPOSURE will no longer be sources of stress, and your confidence will be greatly enhanced. With very little time and effort you can be well on your way to taking better pictures consistently. Any serious photographer will eventually learn everything in this book. You have an opportunity to learn it quickly and easily in just a few hoursWhy spend any more time “Shooting in the Dark?” Scroll up and grab a copy today for about the cost of a cup of coffee.

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Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech))

Pdf Photography Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech))

Pdf:Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech)).From the Back Cover Get up to speed on your camera's settings Shoot with auto mode or explore manual settings Discover the keys to better images The fast way to better photos Get ready to start taking photos worth bragging about. Your Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D offers major photography power along with tools to get pro-level images without pro-level know-how. This book helps you navigate your camera's settings and apply proven photography techniques for getting better portraits, close-ups, landscapes, and action shots. Inside… A tour of your camera's controls How to shoot in Live View Adjusting exposure settings Getting more colorful images When to use flash Tips for better portraits Sharing your photos Read more About the Author Julie Adair King is a veteran digital photography author and educator whose books are industry bestsellers. She is author of Digital Photography For Dummies as well as thirty books on Canon and Nikon cameras. Her books have sold more than a million copies. Read more

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Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

Pdf Photography Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

Pdf:Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera.Review 'Of all the photography books I have on my bookshelf, and believe me, I have quite a few, this is the one that stands out as the most helpful. It is the first one I recommend to new photographers and it is one that I refer to when I need a bit of a refresher. It will take the fear out of moving from the point and shoot modes to the creative modes of your camera.'- Digital Photography School Read more About the Author BRYAN PETERSON is a professional photographer, internationally known instructor, best-selling author, and founder of The Bryan Peterson School of Photography at www.bpsop.com. His trademark use of color and strong, graphic composition have garnered him photographic awards from Communication Arts and Print magazines. He makes his home in Seattle, Washington. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Digital Photography Complete Course: Learn Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks

Pdf Photography Digital Photography Complete Course: Learn Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks

Pdf:Digital Photography Complete Course: Learn Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks.Review   Read more About the Author DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides. Read more

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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Pdf Photography Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Pdf:Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves.Review “[Strong is the New Pretty is] a book of images of young girls being athletic, being active, being strong, being proud talking about their hobbies, talking about what they aspire to be in their lives. And it just [makes] me think...I hope that we're able to give that over to the younger generation.” —Kate Winslet, Los Angeles Times “I’m so obsessed with Strong Is the New Pretty. The book has a little bit of everything. It’s an amazing thing [that] my daughter and I have bonded over so hard, and she’s looking at these girls and looking at what the messaging is. It’s so well done. She wants to know the ages. I read the captions to her. She sleeps with it at night. And she is looking at girls who are talking about what they feel they can do in life. It’s so well curated too. It has this beautiful look and feel to it. It’s really the first thing in a while to kind of knock me off my feet.” —Drew Barrymore, USMagazine.com “A great book… I gave [it] to my daughters and watched as they pored over it.” —Nicole Kidman, Vogue.com ​“Femtastic… A powerful book.​” —FamilyCircle Magazine ​“Strong Is The New Pretty is the definition of girl power.​” —Buzzfeed “A lovely exploration filled with exquisite images of girls and quotes about what makes them strong, beautiful, and confident … stunning.” —School Library Journal “Positively moving and totally glorious.” —Booklist “This is an amazing celebration of the strength, confidence, and energy of girls and young women who are just beginning to understand their power in the world. Imagine how much more we can all accomplish when girls honor what their bodies can do and focus on their dreams rather than fixate on what they look like and obsess about their shape.” —Ann Shoket, former editor in chief of Seventeen magazine and author of The Big Life “Within the pages of Strong Is the New Pretty, we see girls as they naturally are and what they want and demand the world to see. They are inspiring, wise, and grounded in the certainty that they will take the world by storm.” —Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees & Wannabes and the Owning Up curriculum Read more About the Author Kate T. Parker is a mother, wife, former collegiate soccer player, Ironman, and professional photographer who shoots both fine-art projects and commercial work for clients across North America. Her Strong Is the New Pretty photo series has led to collaborations with brands like Athleta, Kellogg’s and Oxygen. The project has also inspired Kate to launch a philanthropic arm of Strong Is the New Pretty, partnering with organizations like Girls on the Run, Glam4Good, and Girls Inc., that invest in girls’ health and education. When she’s not photographing, Kate can be found coaching her daughters’ soccer teams. She lives with her family in Atlanta, Georgia. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Beginner's Photography Guide: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Manual for Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera

Pdf Photography The Beginner's Photography Guide: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Manual for Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera

Pdf:The Beginner's Photography Guide: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Manual for Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera.About the Author Chris Gatcum is a professional photographer, journalist, and author. He was formerly a technical writer at Amateur Photographer magazine and a technical editor at What Digital Camera magazine. Gatchum has written several books on photography, and his titles include Creative Photography: 52 More Weekend Projects, Landscape Photography: Four Seasons, and The Beginner’s Photography Guide. Read more

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GoPro: How To Use The GoPro HERO 7 Black

Pdf Photography GoPro: How To Use The GoPro HERO 7 Black

Pdf:GoPro: How To Use The GoPro HERO 7 Black.The newest release FROM THE #1 AMAZON BEST SELLING AUTHOR ON GoPro CAMERAS.Specifically for the GoPro HERO 7 BLACK, this is the perfect guide book for anyone who wants to learn how to use the GoPro HERO 7 Black camera to capture unique videos and photos.With more than 100+ color images, this book provides clear, step-by-step lessons to get you out there using your GoPro HERO 7 Black camera to document your life and your adventures.This book covers everything you need to know about using your GoPro HERO 7 Black camera. The book teaches you: How to operate your camera How to choose your settings Tips for the most useful GoPro mounts Vital photography/cinematography knowledge Simple photo, video and time lapse editing techniques and How to share your first edited video and photosThrough the SEVEN STEPS laid out in this book, you will understand your camera and learn how to use FREE software to finally do something with your results.This book is perfect for beginners, but also provides in depth knowledge that will be useful for intermediate camera users.Written specifically for the GoPro HERO7 Black camera.

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DSLR Photography for Beginners: Take 10 Times Better Pictures in 48 Hours or Less! Best Way to Learn Digital Photography, Master Your DSLR Camera & Improve Your Digital SLR Photography Skills

Pdf Photography DSLR Photography for Beginners: Take 10 Times Better Pictures in 48 Hours or Less! Best Way to Learn Digital Photography, Master Your DSLR Camera & Improve Your Digital SLR Photography Skills

Pdf:DSLR Photography for Beginners: Take 10 Times Better Pictures in 48 Hours or Less! Best Way to Learn Digital Photography, Master Your DSLR Camera & Improve Your Digital SLR Photography Skills.The Original "DSLR Photography for Beginners". 2017 Edition. FULL COLOR eBook!(Please note that the paperback version is in black and white to keep the price you pay low)Who Else Wants to Take Mind Blowing Pictures?* * * Limited Time Bonus Inside! * * *If you want to stand out from the crowd and capture all those magic moments for posterity, you have come to the right place. Most guides to Digital SLR photography will overwhelm you with jargon, but you and I both know that’s not what photography is all about.When I first started out, I couldn’t find any course or guide that actually helped me become a better photographer. Everything out there was either packed to overflowing with technical terms or far too expensive for my means. All I wanted was to know how to take the photographs I could see in my mind – and nobody was helping me do that.That's why I’ve written this guide – so you don’t have to go through what I did.Give Me Just 48 HOURS and I'll Make You TEN Times a Better PhotographerAnd I will do it for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. Signing up for an expensive course can cost you upwards of $1000. What a waste when all you need to know is in this book.Owning a Digital SLR Camera Is All about Taking Beautiful PicturesIf you have paid out money to invest in a decent camera, I’m betting that, like me, you haven’t done so just to learn how many buttons it has or what lenses are made out of. In this guide, we’ll be sidestepping the boring technical information and focusing on what really matters: showing you how to use your camera to take the photographs you’ve always dreamed of, using all the benefit of my many years of experience as a photographer and the hard-earned knowledge I have gathered along the way. Some of the things we'll cover are:The tricks and techniques the professionals use to make magic with their lens.How to tell stories with your camera by manipulating your angles and framing.Everything that makes an image pop, from the rule of thirds to context and focal points.How to mix things up with specialized alternatives, from wide angle to telephoto and fish eye to tilt and shift.How to use polarizing filters, neutral density filters and ultraviolet filters to best effect.How to see images like the professionals do and use your equipment to get the shot you want.Developing an Eye for Photography IS Possible - Even If You're a Complete Beginner!Even if you have never picked up a camera in your life, this book will help you look at everyday scenes with the practice eyes of a professional. By the time you complete this guide, you will know exactly what makes a photograph work – and exactly how to take it.Don't Just Take My Word for It...This book covers all you need to know about your digital SLR camera and developing an eye for photography. Thousands of readers have already proved this right. Here’s what just some of them had to say:“I took a beginner's course a couple of years ago, and this book contains everything I learned in that course for a lot less money.” -J. Sherwin"To say this book is a real value is an understatement. I would have paid double the cost for this book and still been pleased with the information gained." -powersAll that you need is found inside.100% Ironclad Money-Back Guarantee!I’m so sure you’ll walk away from this book a SIGNIFICANTLY better photographer, that I’m offering a 100% ironclad money-back guarantee. If you're not completely satisfied with the results and improvement you see, simply click one button within a week of the purchase and Amazon will return 100% of your money back.No risk, nothing to lose!Just Scroll up, click the BUY NOW button and get started right away!

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Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Pdf Photography Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Pdf:Photography: The Definitive Visual History.Review 'The compendium deserves consideration as a teaching text for middle and high school libraries.' – VOYA Magazine 'Photography is 'a true celebration of the greatest photographs and photographers from around the world.'' – Shutterbug Magazine Read more About the Author Tom Ang is the author of more than 30 books, both in print and digital media. He serves as a juror on international competitions and was senior lecturer in photographic practices at the University of Westminster, London, for more than 12 years. Tom has also worked as a technical editor for specialty photography magazines and has won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award for his photographic coverage of the Marco Polo Expedition. Read more

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Crystal Ball Photography: How to take breathtaking photos with a crystal ball

Pdf Photography Crystal Ball Photography: How to take breathtaking photos with a crystal ball

Pdf:Crystal Ball Photography: How to take breathtaking photos with a crystal ball.You see fascinating pictures of crystal balls on the internet and on social media again and again? You wonder if you would be able to shoot such spectacular photos yourself? Don't worry, it's surprisingly easy to get beautiful glass ball photos if you know what to be aware of! The travel photographer, Stefan Lenz, explains in this book everything you need to know about crystal ball photography in order to enable you to take great pictures yourself! Among other things you will find the answers to the following questions: • What do I need to consider when buying a crystal ball? • Which camera do I need and which settings do I have to use? • Which subjects and scenes are best suited? • How do I maintain, clean, store and transport a crystal ball? • How important is post-processing and which programs should I use? You will also learn the basic optical characteristics of crystal balls. Furthermore you will get inspiration and creative ideas as well as some tips and tricks to avoid common mistakes right from the start. This compact guide will make it incredibly easy for you to get started in the world of crystal ball photography, so that you will soon be able to proudly present your own impressive crystal ball shots! www.stefanlenz-photography.com

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Hashtag Authentic: Finding creativity and building a community on Instagram and beyond

Pdf Photography Hashtag Authentic: Finding creativity and building a community on Instagram and beyond

Pdf:Hashtag Authentic: Finding creativity and building a community on Instagram and beyond.About the Author Sara Tasker is an award-winning blogger, business coach and social media guru.  Since starting her Instagram account @me_and_orla while on maternity leave in 2013, she has become a celebrated influencer and iPhoneographer, garnering legions of followers through her calm, atmospheric and authentic style. Her podcast, Hashtag Authentic, regularly sits at the top of the iTunes charts thanks to its high-profile guests and honest, actionable advice for creative business owners.  Sara's work provides a counter-point to the popular negative attitudes around social media, influencers and screen-time, and shows how bringing these tools together can help us to build a life where we can truly thrive.Sara hails from Manchester and lives in the Yorkshire hills with her daughter, Orla, her husband, and an impractical number of pets. Read more

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Mastering Photographic Histograms: The key to fine-tuning exposure and better photo editing.

Pdf Photography Mastering Photographic Histograms: The key to fine-tuning exposure and better photo editing.

Pdf:Mastering Photographic Histograms: The key to fine-tuning exposure and better photo editing..Histograms are the key to proper exposure and creating stunning images in the post-processing stage of DIGITAL photography.Photographic Histograms are unique to Digital Photography.Most books on the subject of Photographic Histograms only discuss the Luminosity Histogram that is projected on the LCD screens of Digital cameras. There are three other types of Histograms that you should know about -- RGB, Colors, and Color Channel.Most books also only describe the basics of how to use the Luminosity Histogram to set exposure. In this relatively short but fact filled book you will learn how histograms are created and their significance to photography.Though they did not exist in the days of film photography, they are closely related to the Exposure Zones System created by Ansel Adams and Fred Archer around 1939.Can you identify with any of these experiences?Do your eyes glaze over when people talk about histograms? Do you feel that histograms are too technical for you?Are you enthused about photography but confused by all the technical jargon?Do you wonder how professional photographers get such great images?Are you tired of well-intentioned friends giving you bad advice about photography?If you answered yes to any of these questions, end the frustration. Just scroll up and grab a copy today.

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Dogs

Pdf Photography Dogs

Pdf:Dogs.About the Author Tim Flach studied fine art at Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design and emerged with a fascination for photography, which has since led to numerous commissions, awards, solo exhibitions, and a presence in permanent collections and publications around the world. He is best known for the originality that he brings to capturing animal behavior and characteristics. Flach’s work has been featured in Creative Review and Stern. Read more

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Mastering Digital Cameras: An Illustrated Guidebook (Digital Photography 1)

Pdf Photography Mastering Digital Cameras: An Illustrated Guidebook (Digital Photography 1)

Pdf:Mastering Digital Cameras: An Illustrated Guidebook (Digital Photography 1).What others have said about Mastering Digital Cameras."I like how the author builds quite high expectations in the introduction of the book, and manages to fulfill them fully throughout the book.""I am amazed at his ability to focus on teaching people, like me, who have done basically nothing with cameras other than point and shoot. There is a wealth of useful and understandable information in this book,...""I've been photographing for years since first SLR in 1960s and yet I found much of interest and some I was unfamiliar with. I especially appreciated the clear, concise presentation."" Even us 'know-it-alls' are surprised by the information that cleared-up some uncertain items that had existed too long.""As a former photography student who learned almost nothing over a two year period, I can now say that I fully understand the terminology and possess the technical skill to take better photographs and possibly revisit my dream of becoming a sports photographer."Whether You are New to Photography,making the transition from Film to Digital Photography, or just want to improve your skills, this book will save you TIME and MONEY!No more intimidation! If you understand how Digital Cameras work, every photo becomes a learning experience.Many people are walking around with expensive cameras that they barely know how to use and others are missing great photo opportunities because they have been misinformed by well-meaning friends. This book is based on the premise that a solid understanding of photographic equipment results in a faster learning curve and better photos. The technology is actually quite simple when it is broken down and clearly explained.Without an understanding of cameras, you are at the mercy of others in all your buying decisions. You will only scratch the surface of your camera's capabilities until you take on its manual settings.You need to read this book because:It will take the confusion out of Photographic terminology by clearly defining every important term used.Your learning will be enhanced by 120 charts and photos that will simplify discussions and help you to remember what you learned.You will learn why buying a camera based on Megapixels alone is a bad idea.You will learn how sensor size and lens selection affect image quality more than any other factors.Strange photographic terms will loose their mystique once you learn how they were carried over from film photography.˃˃˃ You will also learn:How digital images are created and stored.Which file format to use when editing photos.Which file format to use when sharing photos.How to select a lens for your DSLR camera.How to properly adjust exposure.Why a zoom lens can be a very good investment.Why you should care about focal length, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO as well as what these terms mean.˃˃˃ About the author:Al Judge is a professional photographer living in Sedona, Arizona. His works are displayed in several locations around town. He is a best selling author with more than a dozen photography books.Don’t waste any more time! Scroll up and grab a copy today for little more than the cost of a cup of coffee!

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Vivian Maier: The Color Work

Pdf Photography Vivian Maier: The Color Work

Pdf:Vivian Maier: The Color Work.From the Back Cover The first monograph of color photographs by American street photographer Vivian MaierPhotographer Vivian Maier’s allure endures even though many details of her life continue to remain a mystery. Her story—the secretive Chicago nanny whose work was discovered in two storage lockers up for auction as a result of her failure to pay the rent—has only been pieced together from the thousands of images she made and the handful of facts that have surfaced about her life. Vivian Maier: The Color Work is the largest and most highly curated collection of Maier’s full-color photographs published to date. With a foreword by world-renowned photographer Joel Meyerowitz and text by curator Colin Westerbeck, this definitive volume sheds light on the nature of Maier’s color images, examining them within the context of her black-and-white work as well as the images of street photographers with whom she clearly had kinship, like Eugène Atget and Lee Friedlander. With more than 150 color photographs, most of which have never been published in book form, this collection of images deepens our understanding of Maier, as its immediacy demonstrates how keen she was to record and present her interpretation of the world around her. Read more About the Author Colin Westerbeck is the author of numerous books on photography, including Chuck Close: Photographer; A Democracy of Imagery; and with Joel Meyerowitz, Bystander, A History of Street Photography. The former curator of photography at the Art Institute of Chicago and former director of the California Museum of Photography at the University of California, Riverside, he has written a weekly column on photography for the Los Angeles Times and is a frequent contributor to Art in America. He lives in Los Angeles. Read more

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Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

Pdf Photography Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

Pdf:Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)).From the Back Cover Simple steps to shooting better photos Learn the tricks that pros use to control exposure Choose the best settings for different subjects Capture beautiful memories with the Rebel T7i/800D This is your ultimate guide to taking spectacular photos—no experience required! With this book by your side, you'll learn how to capture awesome action shots, take beautiful portraits and landscapes, and get as artsy as you want as you discover how to control exposure, color, and focus. Taking share-worthy photos doesn't have to be difficult—and this handy guide shows you how! Inside … View and adjust the settings Solve exposure problems Understand autofocusing options Step up to advanced shooting modes Shoot HD movies Customize buttons and displays Get help with downloading files Read more About the Author Julie Adair King is a veteran digital photography author and educator whose books are industry bestsellers. Along with Digital Photography For Dummies, she is the author of bestselling guides to many Canon dSLR cameras. Her books have sold more than a million copies. Read more

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Nikon D5600 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

Pdf Photography Nikon D5600 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

Pdf:Nikon D5600 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)).From the Back Cover Get acquainted with all your camera's features Capture great images in both auto and manual modes Learn the secrets to getting professional results A Nikon D5600 photography course in a book! This handy full-color volume contains everything you need to know to shoot fantastic photos with your powerful, versatile Nikon D5600. You'll get acquainted with all your camera's high-grade tools while you learn to think like a professional photographer. Before you know it, you'll be capturing heart-stopping action shots, creating artistic portraits, shooting stunning landscapes, and much more. Master your camera and free your imagination! Inside … Choose an exposure mode Understand image quality options Adjust focus on the fly Control color and depth of field Master movie making Share images with WiFi Learn photography lingo Solve common photo problems Read more About the Author Julie Adair King has been teaching people about digital cameras and photography for more than 20 years. Along with several editions of Digital Photography For Dummies, she has written a variety of For Dummies guides covering Nikon digital SLR camera models. She also teaches master classes in photography and digital photo editing. Read more

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Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies

Pdf Photography Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies

Pdf:Photoshop Elements 2019 For Dummies.From the Back Cover Find simple instructions for image editing Learn to give your photos a digital makeover Discover how to turn your images into works of art Take your photos from dull to dazzling! Photoshop Elements gives amateur photographers the tools to fix, enhance, and improve their photos, and then to create works of art. With so much power at hand, you'll appreciate how this easy-to-use guide saves you time and frustration by walking you through all the things you can do to improve your digital images! Discover what you need to know to navigate the interface, correct color, adjust contrast, enhance brightness, and use filters to add artistic effects. Inside… Find one-click photo fixes Organize your images Make your photos look better Work with Photoshop layers Apply special art effects Experiment with filters Use the cataloguing tools Create a movie with your images Read more About the Author Barbara Obermeier is the principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio, and an Adjunct Professor at California Lutheran University. She has authored or coauthored more than 30 books. Ted Padova, author of 60+ computer books, is Adjunct Professor of Visual Arts and Digital Photography at Silliman University in Dumaguete, Philippines. Read more

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InstaStyle: Curate Your Life, Create Stunning Photos, and Elevate Your Instagram Influence

Pdf Photography InstaStyle: Curate Your Life, Create Stunning Photos, and Elevate Your Instagram Influence

Pdf:InstaStyle: Curate Your Life, Create Stunning Photos, and Elevate Your Instagram Influence.About the Author Tezza (a.k.a. Tessa Barton - @tezza) is an artist, musician, and successful Instagram influencer. Through her beautiful, unmistakable photo aesthetic, she loves to inspire others to be creative and to live the art of life. She shares all her favorite things from fashion to food to travel, capturing an engaged audience with her witty captions and authentic personality. She is originally from Salt Lake City and attended the University of Utah where she received a bachelor of fine arts with an emphasis in photography. In high school, Tezza attended Parsons School of Design where she developed a love for fashion that has carried over into everything she does. She now lives in New York City with her husband, Cole Herrmann. Her personal brand encompasses her Instagram account, her blog (bytezza.com), and her product line (Tezza), which specializes in fashion, photography, and lifestyle products. Read more

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Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

Pdf Photography Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

Pdf:Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs.Review 'Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs goes beyond typical technical jargon.and should you master.composition, exposure, light, lenses, and seeing you will indeed be making great photographs.' - Uncrate'[Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is] easy-to-read [with] vital info for the guy or girl new to their DSLR or compact system camera.' - HiConsumption.com'We've read and studied all the diagrams, manuals and jargon out there for our DSLRs, but none of it is as easy to remember or recall as the information Carroll throws down in this tome. If you're serious about being a better photographer, do what the title of the book tells you to.' - Cool Material'If you have always wanted to take good pictures but shun away from photography books filled with incomprehensible jargon, then this book may be for you.' - Design Taxi'Amateur photographers will love this practical and accessible guide; it will be appreciated by anyone who enjoys photography. Highly recommended.' - Library Journal'Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is the perfect quick reference for photographers to toss in their camera bag for a bit of inspiration and reminder of the basics.' - GeekDad Read more About the Author Henry Carroll studied photography at the Royal College of Art and his work has been featured in a number of international exhibitions and publications. Building on his experience teaching aspiring photographers of all ages, Henry founded frui.co.uk, one of the UK's leading providers of photography holidays and courses. Henry's clear, jargon-free style of teaching has demystified digital photography and inspired thousands to get creative with their cameras. Read more

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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Pdf Photography Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Pdf:Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves.From School Library Journal Gr 3–6—What began as Parker's photography project portraying girls has blossomed into a lovely exploration filled with exquisite images of girls and quotes about what makes them strong, beautiful, and confident. (The text emphasizes that beauty has nothing to do with looks; it's what is on the inside that counts.) The book stresses traits such as resilience, creativity, kindness, and independence. Much of the message driving the work is to embrace different and alternative versions of girlhood and to escape the cultural expectations of what girls should aspire to be (pretty, thin, etc.). The photographs are stunning and range from close-up portraits to action shots. Each picture includes a thoughtful quote from the subject ('Strong girls never lose. They only learn, and come back stronger.'). VERDICT The large photos invite browsers to linger and contemplate the girl-positive messages. Recommended.—Cynde Suite, Bartow County Library System, Adairsville, GA Read more Review “[Strong is the New Pretty is] a book of images of young girls being athletic, being active, being strong, being proud talking about their hobbies, talking about what they aspire to be in their lives. And it just [makes] me think...I hope that we're able to give that over to the younger generation.” —Kate Winslet, Los Angeles Times “I’m so obsessed with Strong Is the New Pretty. The book has a little bit of everything. It’s an amazing thing [that] my daughter and I have bonded over so hard, and she’s looking at these girls and looking at what the messaging is. It’s so well done. She wants to know the ages. I read the captions to her. She sleeps with it at night. And she is looking at girls who are talking about what they feel they can do in life. It’s so well curated too. It has this beautiful look and feel to it. It’s really the first thing in a while to kind of knock me off my feet.” —Drew Barrymore, USMagazine.com “A great book… I gave [it] to my daughters and watched as they pored over it.” —Nicole Kidman, Vogue.com ​“Femtastic… A powerful book.​” —FamilyCircle Magazine ​“Strong Is The New Pretty is the definition of girl power.​” —Buzzfeed “A lovely exploration filled with exquisite images of girls and quotes about what makes them strong, beautiful, and confident … stunning.” —School Library Journal “Positively moving and totally glorious.” —Booklist “This is an amazing celebration of the strength, confidence, and energy of girls and young women who are just beginning to understand their power in the world. Imagine how much more we can all accomplish when girls honor what their bodies can do and focus on their dreams rather than fixate on what they look like and obsess about their shape.” —Ann Shoket, former editor in chief of Seventeen magazine and author of The Big Life “Within the pages of Strong Is the New Pretty, we see girls as they naturally are and what they want and demand the world to see. They are inspiring, wise, and grounded in the certainty that they will take the world by storm.” —Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees & Wannabes and the Owning Up curriculum Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Photographers on Photography: How the Masters See, Think & Shoot

Pdf Photography Photographers on Photography: How the Masters See, Think & Shoot

Pdf:Photographers on Photography: How the Masters See, Think & Shoot.Review This is a fantastic book that explores photography in a thoughtful way. We can all benefit from giving some thought as to why and how we photograph what we do. -Fstoppers.com Read more About the Author Henry Carroll studied photography at the Royal College of Art in London and his work has been exhibited worldwide. Building on his experience teaching aspiring photographers of all ages, Henry founded frui.co.uk, one of the UK's leading providers of photography holidays and courses. Henry's clear, jargon-free style of teaching has demystified digital photography and inspired thousands to get creative with their cameras. Read more

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Birds of the Photo Ark

Pdf Photography Birds of the Photo Ark

Pdf:Birds of the Photo Ark.Review “…a unique collection of rare and beautiful birds in the world. More importantly, this book is packed with knowledge about birds. This beautifully manufactured book is one of the best coffee table books published in 2018. If you care about life on Earth, you can show your love and respect to life by adding this to your living area – on the shelf or on the coffee table. –The Washington Book Review  'A collection of stunning images documenting more than 300 bird species.' –My Modern Met Read more About the Author JOEL SARTORE is a photographer, author, and 25-year contributor to National Geographic magazine. Through his National Geographic Photo Ark project, he will photograph every species of animal under human care, an estimated 12,000. His 'Fundamentals of Photography' is the best-selling course of all The Great Courses. Sartore often appears on national television, including an upcoming three-part PBS special, and he is a frequent guest on CBS Sunday Morning.NOAH STRYCKER is a writer, photographer, and birding expert. In 2015 he set a world record by seeing 6,042 species of birds (more than half the birds on Earth) in a year. Author of The Thing With Feathers and Among Penguins, he is also associate editor of Birding magazine and writes often for Audubon and other publications. He lives near Eugene, Oregon. Read more

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The Photographer's Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone

Pdf Photography The Photographer's Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone

Pdf:The Photographer's Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone.About the Author Fashion photographer Lindsay Adler has risen to the top of her industry as both a photographer and educator. Based in New York City, her fashion editorials have appeared in numerous fashion and photography publications, including Marie Claire, InStyle, Noise Magazine, Zink Magazine, Elle, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer, and dozens more. As a photographic educator, she is one of the most sought after speakers internationally, teaching on the industry's largest platforms and most prestigious events, having been named one of the top 10 best fashion photographers in the world. Lindsay has worked with some of the top brands in the photographic and related industries such as Canon, Adobe, and Microsoft.A clean, bold, and graphic style has become the hallmark of her work, whether shooting advertising campaigns, designer look books, jewelry, hair campaigns, fashion editorials, or professional athletes. Lindsay is renowned for her creativity and collaborating with designers and stylists in order to create fresh looks.Author of five books, she is always working on new ways to share her passions and knowledge with others. Each year she teaches to tens of thousands of photographers world-wide through prestigious platforms such as creativeLIVE, KelbyOne, and the industry's biggest conferences. Read more

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David Busch's Nikon D5600 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

Pdf Photography David Busch's Nikon D5600 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

Pdf:David Busch's Nikon D5600 Guide to Digital SLR Photography.From the Author No, Sony has not bought out Nikon, although I must have had Sony on the brain when I began writing my comprehensive guide to the Nikon D5600.  (There is no Sony D5600, folks.)  The new D5600 is the best entry-/mid-level camera Nikon has introduced, and I know you'll enjoy yours as much as I enjoyed writing about it.  I'm happy to be your mentor, helping you discover all the great things this camera can do.  And I do appreciate those who take the time to send their comments and suggestions directly to me, as I request on Page xvi of the book.  Your feedback helps me make each individual book, and those yet unwritten, better than the last.  Thanks! Read more About the Author With more than two million books in print, David D. Busch is the world’s #1 best-selling camera guide author, with more than 100 guidebooks for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Olympus, Pentax, and Panasonic cameras, and many popular books devoted to digital photography and imaging techniques. His best-sellers include Digital SLR Cameras and Photography for Dummies, which has sold more than 300,000 copies in five editions, and Mastering Digital SLR Photography, now in its Fourth Edition. The graduate of Kent State University is a former newspaper reporter/photographer, and operated his own commercial photo studio, shooting sports, weddings, portraits, fashion, architecture, product photography, and travel images. For 22 years he was a principal in CCS/PR, Inc., one of the largest public relations/marketing firms based in San Diego, working on press conferences, press kits, media tours, and sponsored photo trade magazine articles for Eastman Kodak Company and other imaging companies. His 2500 articles and accompanying photos have appeared inside and on the covers of hundreds of magazines, including Popular Photography, Rangefinder, and Professional Photographer. For the last decade, Busch has devoted much of his time to sharing his photographic expertise, both in publications, and in seminar/workshops he hosts at the Cleveland Photographic Society School of Photography. He has been a call-in guest for 21 different radio shows nationally and in major markets, including WTOP-AM (Washington), KYW-AM (Philadelphia), USA Network (Daybreak USA), WPHM-AM (Detroit), KMJE-FM (Sacramento), CJAD-AM (Montreal), WBIX-AM (Boston), ABC Radio Network (Jonathan & Mary Show). He’s also been a call-in guest for one Canadian television show, and appeared live on Breakfast Television in Toronto, the Today Show of the Great White North. With a total of more than 200 books to his credit, Busch has had as many as five books appear simultaneously in the Amazon.com Top 25 Digital Photography Books, and when Michael Carr of About.com named the top five digital photography books for beginners, the initial #1 and #2 choices were Busch’s Digital Photography All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. His work has been translated into Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Bulgarian, German, Italian, French, and other languages. Busch’s Web portal is www.dslrguides.com Read more

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Nikon D3400 For Dummies

Pdf Photography Nikon D3400 For Dummies

Pdf:Nikon D3400 For Dummies.From the Back Cover Find help for using all your camera's features Follow simple steps to start taking better photos Get pro tips for shooting action shots and portraits Take great photos with the Nikon D3400 This essential guide gets you ready to enjoy the superior image quality and state-of-the-art features offered by your Nikon D3400. Look inside for pro advice that helps you take advantage of all your camera's options, even if you're an absolute beginner. Get a grip on the basic photography skills you need to get great shots from a dSLR camera as you follow clear, hands-on guidance through the D3400's specific controls. Inside… Shoot better pics in auto modes Step up to advanced modes Take control of exposure Master focusing options Fix color problems Record HD movies Download and share photos Get the lowdown on the lingo Read more About the Author Julie Adair King has been covering digital cameras and photography for over two decades. Along with Digital Photography For Dummies, Julie has also written For Dummies guides covering specific Nikon and Canon digital SLR cameras. When not writing, she teaches master classes in photography and digital photo editing. Read more

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DSLR Photography for Beginners: Take 10 Times Better Pictures in 48 Hours or Less! Best Way to Learn Digital Photography, Master Your DSLR Camera & Improve Your Digital SLR Photography Skills

Pdf Photography DSLR Photography for Beginners: Take 10 Times Better Pictures in 48 Hours or Less! Best Way to Learn Digital Photography, Master Your DSLR Camera & Improve Your Digital SLR Photography Skills

Pdf:DSLR Photography for Beginners: Take 10 Times Better Pictures in 48 Hours or Less! Best Way to Learn Digital Photography, Master Your DSLR Camera & Improve Your Digital SLR Photography Skills.The Original "DSLR Photography for Beginners". 2017 Edition* * * FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY * * *Buy the Paperback and Get the eBook for FREE!(Please note that the paperback version is in black and white to keep the price you pay low!)Who Else Wants to Take Mind Blowing Pictures?If you want to stand out from the crowd and capture all those magic moments for posterity, you have come to the right place. Most guides to Digital SLR photography will overwhelm you with jargon, but you and I both know that’s not what photography is all about.When I first started out, I couldn’t find any course or guide that actually helped me become a better photographer. Everything out there was either packed to overflowing with technical terms or far too expensive for my means. All I wanted was to know how to take the photographs I could see in my mind – and nobody was helping me do that.That's why I’ve written this guide – so you don’t have to go through what I did.Give Me Just 48 HOURS and I'll Make You TEN Times a Better PhotographerAnd I will do it for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. Signing up for an expensive course can cost you upwards of $1000. What a waste when all you need to know is in this book.Owning a Digital SLR Camera Is All about Taking Beautiful PicturesIf you have paid out money to invest in a decent camera, I’m betting that, like me, you haven’t done so just to learn how many buttons it has or what lenses are made out of. In this guide, we’ll be sidestepping the boring technical information and focusing on what really matters: showing you how to use your camera to take the photographs you’ve always dreamed of, using all the benefit of my many years of experience as a photographer and the hard-earned knowledge I have gathered along the way. Some of the things we'll cover are:How to compose an image to put the focus where you want it.The tricks and techniques the professionals use to make magic with their lens.How to tell stories with your camera by manipulating your angles and framing.Everything that makes an image pop, from the rule of thirds to context and focal points.How to mix things up with specialized alternatives, from wide angle to telephoto and fish eye to tilt and shift.How to use polarizing filters, neutral density filters and ultraviolet filters to best effect.Developing an Eye for Photography IS Possible - Even If You're a Complete Beginner!Even if you have never picked up a camera in your life, this book will help you look at everyday scenes with the practice eyes of a professional. By the time you complete this guide, you will know exactly what makes a photograph work – and exactly how to take it.Don't Just Take My Word for It...This book covers all you need to know about your digital SLR camera and developing an eye for photography. Thousands of readers have already proved this right. Here’s what just some of them had to say:“I took a beginner's course a couple of years ago, and this book contains everything I learned in that course for a lot less money.” -J. Sherwin"To say this book is a real value is an understatement. I would have paid double the cost for this book and still been pleased with the information gained." -powersAll that you need is found inside.100% Ironclad Money-Back Guarantee!I’m so sure you’ll walk away from this book a SIGNIFICANTLY better photographer, that I’m offering a 100% ironclad money-back guarantee. If you're not completely satisfied with the results and improvement you see, simply click one button within a week of the purchase and Amazon will return 100% of your money back.No risk, nothing to lose!Just Scroll up, click the BUY NOW button and get started now!

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Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release)

Pdf Photography Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release)

Pdf:Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release).About the Author Andrew Faulkner is the founder and creative guru at Afstudio Design with 20+ years in providing design and photo-illustration services to a long list of corporate clients. His work with Adobe Systems started in 1994, when they invited him to help develop the first Adobe Classroom in a Book. Andrew has co-authored numerous editions of the Classroom in a Book series on Photoshop, After Effects, and Flash. In addition to his graphic design work, he is a veteran Photoshop jockey, and his digital collage illustration work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The LA Times, and The Washington Post. His recent digital painting work can be seen online at www.andrew-faulkner.com. When Andrew’s not at the studio, you can probably find him hunting down rare vinyl at one of the Bay Area’s vintage record stores.   Conrad Chavez has provided education, training, and support for digital-media applications for over 20 years, originally contributing countless pages to the user guides for print, Web, and digital video products at Aldus Corporation and Adobe Systems Inc. Now a freelance writer and editor, Conrad creates books and videos that teach Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Creative Cloud workflows. His work includes the last three editions of Real World Adobe Photoshop for Photographers and the video Color Management for Photographers and Designers. He also writes articles for publications including CreativePro.com, InDesign Magazine, and Peachpit.com. To learn more about Conrad’s work and photography, please see www.conradchavez.com. Read more

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Advanced Love

Pdf Photography Advanced Love

Pdf:Advanced Love.About the Author Ari Seth Cohen is the creator of the popular blog Advanced Style, and the author and photographer behind the books Advanced Style and Advanced Style: Older and Wiser. He resides in New York City and Los Angeles. Read more

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Exposure Mastery: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO. The Difference Between Good and BREATHTAKING Photographs

Pdf Photography Exposure Mastery: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO. The Difference Between Good and BREATHTAKING Photographs

Pdf:Exposure Mastery: Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO. The Difference Between Good and BREATHTAKING Photographs.17 Edition. FULL COLOR eBook!* * * FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY * * *Buy the Paperback and Get the eBook for FREE!(Please note that the paperback version is in black and white to keep the price you pay low!)Taking Your Photography to the Next LevelYou’ve Spent Hundreds on A High Quality Camera – Wouldn’t You Like to Do More with It than Just Point and Shoot? Whether you want to pursue photography as a hobby or looking at launching a career, you want to be able to explore all the possibilities of photography as an art form – and I’m here to show you how.This book will show you how the physics of photography and the dimensions of light can turn a snapshot into a piece of art, and how you can turn a basic understanding of your Digital SLR camera into the ability to wield it as the most important tool of your trade.I’ve Spent Years Discovering All There Is To Know About the Possibilities of Photography. Now I’m Here to Help YOU!Hi, I'm Brian. I’m a professional photographer with a long career that was made possible by one single tool: my camera. I’ve explored the boundaries of photography for many years and watched it evolve into a high-tech profession that still follows the same, basic rules.I’m here to share these insights with you, to help you turn that basic know-how that’s got you this far into a full-fledged understanding of the physics and rules of photography.Give Me 48 Hours and I'll Teach You the Art of ExposureGive me a week and I’ll train your eye to see all the possibilities as you angle a shot. By the time you’ve put the advice in this guide into practice, you’ll understand everything from light metering, depth of field and exposure to contrast and special effects.In this book, we’ll cover:All you need to know about creative digital photographyThe physics of photography, including aperture speed, motion capture and light metersThe dynamics of light – and what they mean to a photographerThe secrets of portrait, close-up, panoramic and landscape photographyThe special effects that are possible with nothing more than your shutter speedAnd much, much more.My Secret Ingredient…Sure, there are expensive course out there that cover some of the information included in this book, but the secret ingredient is that I know how to turn mechanical understanding into artistic brilliance – and it’ll cost you less than the price of a memory stick to find out what that ingredient is.All it takes is a few key pieces of knowledge and you’ll be on your way to turning a deep and profound understanding of your camera into a hobby, or even a career.Start Taking More Professional Photos In Less Than a Week... or Your Money Back!If you follow the steps in this guide and don’t see a single difference in the quality of your images, simply click one button within 7 days and Amazon will return 100% of your money. That’s how confident I am that I have the answer to your problem – I really can help you find become a professional-standard photographer.Just scroll up now and click the BUY NOW button to start taking BRILLIANT photographs, TODAY! 

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How To Photograph Everything: 500 Beautiful Photos and The Skills You Need To Take Them

Pdf Photography How To Photograph Everything: 500 Beautiful Photos and The Skills You Need To Take Them

Pdf:How To Photograph Everything: 500 Beautiful Photos and The Skills You Need To Take Them.The world is full of breathtaking images, just waiting to happen. How to Photograph Everything shows you how to approach thrilling subjects and get the picture-perfect shot you’re after.The editors at Popular Photography show you exactly how shoot and enhance photos of more than 40 subjects—from landscapes to wedding portraits, sporting events, fireworks, and extreme weather. Filled with ideas for shooting, must-have gear guides, 500 beautiful photographs and the simple step-by-step guidance you need to reproduce them, How to Photograph Everything guarantees you’ll to get the best shot, every time.Subjects include: Aerial photography, Animals, Arts & Architecture, Fireworks, Nudes, Portraits, Still Lifes, Street Photography, Underwater photography, Weather, and Weddings.

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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)

Pdf Photography The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)

Pdf:The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter).About the Author Scott Kelby is Editor, Publisher, and co-founder of Photoshop User magazine, and is co-host of The Grid, the weekly, live talk show for photographers. He is also President and CEO of KelbyOne, an online educational community for learning Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography.   Scott is a photographer, designer, and award-winning author of more than 80 books, including Photoshop for Lightroom Users, Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop, Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It: Learn Step by Step How to Go from Empty Studio to Finished Image, The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers, and The Best of The Digital Photography Book Series.   For the past six years, Scott has been honored with the distinction of being the #1 best-selling author of photography technique books. His book, The Digital Photography Book, part 1, is now the best-selling book on digital photography in history. His books have been translated into dozens of different languages, including Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Taiwanese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Arabic, Swedish, Turkish, Hebrew, and Portuguese, among others. He is a recipient of the prestigious ASP International Award, presented annually by the American Society of Photographers for “…contributions in a special or significant way to the ideals of Professional Photography as an art and a science.” And, he's also a recent recipient of the prestigious HIPA Award for his contributions to photography education worldwide.   Scott is Training Director for the official Adobe Photoshop Seminar Tour and Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo. He’s a frequent speaker at conferences and trade shows around the world, is featured in a series of online learning courses at KelbyOne.com, and has been training Photoshop users and photographers since 1993. Read more

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Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found

Pdf Photography Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found

Pdf:Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found.Review “Maier, a nanny with a photography obsession and secretive tendencies, has an astonishing story. But it’s her quiet yet piercing images that resonate most.” (O, the Oprah Magazine)“...the largest collection of her work to date.” (New Republic)“Maier, a nanny with a photography obsession and secretive tendencies, has an astonishing story. But it’s her quiet yet piercing images that resonate most.” (O magazine)“This dense new book of previously unseen photos (discovered after her death) makes a thoughtful gift for an aspiring photographer, or any fan of Garry Winogrand.” (New York magazine) Read more From the Back Cover The largest and most comprehensive selection of the work of American street photographer Vivian MaierPhotographer Vivian Maier's allure can be explained by the mystery that surrounds both her life and her work. The story of Maier—the secretive nanny-photographer who became a popular sensation shortly after her death—has only been pieced together from a small selection of the images she made and the handful of facts that have surfaced about her life. Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found is the largest and most in-depth collection of Maier's photographs to date, including her color images.With lively text by noted photography curator and writer Marvin Heiferman, this definitive volume explores and celebrates Maier's work and life from a contemporary and nuanced perspective, analyzing her pictures within the pantheon of American street photography. With more than 235 full-color and black-and-white photographs, most of which have never been published in book form, this collection also includes images of Maier's personal artifacts and memorabilia that have never been seen before. The text draws upon recently conducted interviews with people who knew Maier, which shed new light on her surprising photographic accomplishments and life.Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found is a striking, revelatory volume that unlocks the door to the room of a very private artist who made an extraordinary number of images, chose to show them to no one, and, as fate would have it, succeeded brilliantly in fulfilling what remains so many people's secret or unrealized desire: to live in and see the world creatively.With more than 235 full-color and black-and-white photographs Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics

Pdf Photography Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics

Pdf:Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics.Review The National Examiner featured “Pussycat Picassos” claiming that “feline paintings will make you paws” and calling the book “captivating.” Read more About the Author BURTON SILVER is a cartoonist, inventor, and author of more than a dozen books, including the best-selling WHY CATS PAINT. Silver studied psychology and sociology at Victoria University. He lives in Wellington, New Zealand.HEATHER BUSCH has been a visual artist for nearly 30 years and is drawn to perceptions and paradigms that expand and entertain her mind. She has a fine arts degree in sculpture and has become internationally recognized for her paintings and photography. She lives in New Zealand. Read more

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The Life and Love of the Sea

Pdf Photography The Life and Love of the Sea

Pdf:The Life and Love of the Sea.Review “Takes readers on a journey from the depths of great barrier reefs to dramatic island coastlines.” (The Creators Project) Read more About the Author Lewis Blackwell is the author of the bestselling The Life & Love of Trees, The Life & Love of Cats, The Life & Love of Dogs, and Rainforest. He was the creative head of Getty Images for many years and, prior to that, the editor in chief and publisher of Creative Review magazine. Read more

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Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens

Pdf Photography Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens

Pdf:Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens.Review “Beautiful colored photographs. . . . the variety of designs is impressive.” —Booklist “Woods’s broad outlook is refreshing. . . . this title features many large, jaw-dropping photos of each garden accompanied by descriptive essays that discuss thoughtfully cogently, and often humorously the recurring themes. . . . Highly recommended for anyone interested in modern gardens, garden design, or garden travel.” —Library Journal “To be passionate about gardens but have wanderlust seems like a curse of mythological proportion. It might turn you into a plant explorer, a landscape photographer or, if you are Christopher Woods, into a horticultural sojourner and writer.” —Washington Post “An extraordinary collection of 21st-century gardens that will arouse the wanderlust in anyone keen on contemporary landscape design. . . . It would be hard to pick out the star turns from this line-up of brilliant botanical hot spots as they are all so inspiring. . . . The quality of the photography in this book is exquisite, and the images are plentiful. Whether you are a garden globetrotter or an armchair explorer, this book is definitely one to add to your collection.” —Gardens Illustrated “A seductive new title. . . . Regardless of which gardens inspire the most awe in any individual reader, most if not all will feel the tug of wanderlust and the gardenlust to explore many of these new and beautiful landscapes.” —NYBG’s Plant Talk “The book sets a new standard for landscape architecture monographs. . . . With GGN, Way and GGN have constructed a monograph better suited for backpacks than coffee tables.” —The Dirt “Author Chris Woods worked in top British gardens before moving to the States, where he transformed Chanticleer, and in his safe hands we are transported to these special places to discover what makes them notable. . . . His enthusiasm and warmth carry the reader along and make this the perfect gift for people who love real or armchair garden visiting, at home and abroad.” —The Telegraph “Gardenlust transcends the sameness that often afflicts garden compendiums. Concise but engaging descriptions. . . gorgeous photographs . . . evoke a visceral feeling of being in each garden. . . . Occasionally, I find a book that expands or alters the way I look at the world—an experience akin to discovering a new color. Gardenlust is such a book. . . it artfully promulgates the fact that the garden, in all its myriad forms, is truly a thread of connection between all people.” —The American Gardener “Gardenlust looks at the best 21st century gardens in the world.” —San Francisco Chronicle “You'll be ready to travel when you pick up Gardenlust by British plant expert Christopher Woods. . . . Every designer, everyone who loves gardens and plants will want a copy of this book. It's the first real comprehensive survey of fabulous 21st century gardens.” —Garden Design Online   “Woods is uniquely qualified to write a book of such a daunting global scope. . . . a long love letter to the planet and its people, particularly gardeners who have created beauty and devoted their lives to helping others see that beauty.” —Mother Nature Network “I can’t think of a more fitting title for this handsome coffee table book. . . . He held my attention with his thoughtful approach to the perplexing issues of plant diversity, globalization, nativity and urbanization. . . . As I closed the book, I had the sensation that I had traveled to see amazing gardens. What an incredible journey.” —The Oregonian “Gorgeous photographs.” —Marin Independent Journal “Timber Press continues to publish many of the top horticultural books each year, and this one is no exception. . . . Gardenlust will be excellent reading for both gardeners and travelers.” —The Coos County Democrat “A sumptuous global tour of modern gardens.” —East Bay Express “For many of us, gardens are where nature and human culture merge such that people experience life-altering epiphanies. No one gets this catalytic power of the spade better than Chris Woods, who has sleuthed and shared the world’s most numinous points of beauty in this book.” —Panayoti Kelaidis, Senior Curator and Director of Outreach at Denver Botanic Gardens “A beautiful and relaxing tour through some of the loveliest gardens in the world!  The author’s original images provide a fine taste of their gorgeous plants and the creativity used in organizing them.” —Peter H. Raven, President Emeritus at Missouri Botanical Garden “Everybody can learn from Woods’ fascinating book.” —Financial Times   Read more About the Author Christopher Woods began his gardening life at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. He was director and chief designer of Chanticleer, transforming it into one of America’s most exuberant, romantic, and flamboyant gardens and made it renowned for creative and innovative techniques. He has served as vice president for horticulture at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden; director of the Van Dusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, Canada; executive director of the Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden; and director of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting after Dark

Pdf Photography Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting after Dark

Pdf:Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting after Dark.Review I strongly recommend this book if you'd like to explore the heavens with your camera. So head outdoors and record the wonder of our planet, solar system, and galaxies. The film's cheap, and there's no reason to ever sleep again! (National Parks Traveler)The techniques are well explained and lead readers through the process ... Photo tips the authors impart include photographing star trails, moon phases and twilight; capturing phenomena such as auroras, noctilucent clouds and those mercurial meteors. (Oregonlive.com) Read more About the Author A trip leader for Joseph Van Os Photo Safaris, JAMES MARTIN has contributed to Outdoor Photographer magazine and has seventeen books to his credit. For the Planet Ice project, he has ventured to Antarctica, Greenland, Baffin Island, the Alaska Range, Mount Everest, Patagonia, Central Africa's Ruwenzori Mountains, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Alps, the Canadian Rockies, Glacier National Park in Montana, Ecuador's volcanoes, Washington State's Cascade Mountains, Alaska's North Slope, the Three Gorges in China's Yunnan Province, and Shishapangma, also in China. He is represented by Getty Images and ImageState. For more information on Martin and his newly released book with Braided River, please visit www.planeticebook.com or Planet Ice. Read more

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Landscape Photography On Location: Travel, Learn, Explore, Shoot

Pdf Photography Landscape Photography On Location: Travel, Learn, Explore, Shoot

Pdf:Landscape Photography On Location: Travel, Learn, Explore, Shoot.This book is designed to inspire the modern day landscape photographer and to help your photography flourish. It is packed with stories and anecdotes from behind the image. There are tips on using social media to get your images seen by millions. The book offers advice on hiking, travel and the great outdoors as well as useful information on technical subjects such as where to focus and shooting RAW. After reading this book, not only will your photography start to improve, but you will be inspired to get up and out at dawn and stay out until dark. This book is for the beginner as well as the seasoned professional. Travel, Learn, Explore, Shoot.

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Golf Courses: Fairways of the World

Pdf Photography Golf Courses: Fairways of the World

Pdf:Golf Courses: Fairways of the World.Review “This pictorial journey across 80 golf courses around the globe is the ideal fantasy playground for the golf aficionado. Sports photographer David Cannon captures courses that range from oceanside to marshy to mountains, and the perspective on these green panoramas is enough to make any golfer pack his bags—and his clubs.” ~Palm Beach Illustrated “[A] handsome, full-color, foldout-rich love letter to the world’s great golf courses, written through the wide-angle lens of his trusty camera… This is golf porn in its best possible light, so savor it, guilt-free.” ~Fairways + Greens “Cameron is the official shuttermeister for the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, so he had access to some not-so-easy-to-get-into courses, like Pine Valley and Seminole.” ~Quest “Photographer David Cannon began his career in sports photography 25 years ago and is considered the premier golf photographer in the world. Having played more than 700 courses in over 40 countries, Cannon photographs with a true golfer’s eye, offering an extraordinary window into some of the world’s most celebrated courses.” ~Rosewood Read more About the Author David Cannon is an official photographer for the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, and his Getty Images photography team works directly with the PGA of America, the European and Australian PGA tours, and the LPGA. His work has frequently appeared in such publications as Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest, Time, Newsweek, and all leading golf magazines. He has photographed several of the legendary golfers in the world, including Ernie Els, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Arnold Palmer and many others. He lives in Sussex, England. Ernie Els has been one of the top professional golfers in the world since the mid-1990s. He is nicknamed 'The Big Easy' for his fluid, seemingly effortless golf swing. Sir Michael Bonallack is the former Secretary of Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, which is responsible for setting the rules and regulations in partnership with the USGA. Steve Smyers is a celebrated landscape architect and scratch golfer. Read more

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Photography Exposure: 9 Secrets to Master the Art of Photography Exposure in 24h or Less

Pdf Photography Photography Exposure: 9 Secrets to Master the Art of Photography Exposure in 24h or Less

Pdf:Photography Exposure: 9 Secrets to Master the Art of Photography Exposure in 24h or Less.Learn How to Take Stunning Photos Effortlessly! Ever wonder what exposure is? Well, this audiobook will make it all clear. It will also teach you how to make a proper exposure time and time again. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: A general overview of what exposure is The components it's made up of: ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. ISO: the speed at which light is allowed into the camera Shutter speed: the amount of time that light is allowed into the camera How much light is coming into the lens I also explain how to make proper use of them and how they work, being systems based on fractions I explain how aperture controls depth of field and the concept of depth of field Camera modes can help you figure out where you need to be with your exposure. I explain the four most common and their uses as well as the concept of equivalent exposure. Finally, if you do need to fix your exposure for any reason, I give tips for both underexposure and overexposure. This book will give you a rounded and complete idea of how to control exposure. The book isn't DSLR or analog specific and covers aspects of both. It explains the three components to exposure, which are ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. Concepts such as depth of field and a quick overview of Ansel Adams' zone system are also covered. The focus is mainly on how to get a great exposure from the start, but there are also tips on how to fix an overexposed or underexposed photo. At the end of the book, you should feel more at ease with your camera and be able to take a technically solid photograph. Hurry! Take action now, and download your very own copy today!

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The National Parks of the United States: A Photographic Journey

Pdf Photography The National Parks of the United States: A Photographic Journey

Pdf:The National Parks of the United States: A Photographic Journey.Review 'This is the ultimate treasure for the armchair traveler who would like to see all of the breath-taking scenery that this great nation has to offer without leaving the comfort of home.... Thomas’ stunning pictures are a feast for the eyes, and the accompanying details about each park are an asset to anyone planning a sight-seeing excursion into the heart of our country. If you’re thinking about taking a road trip but can’t make up your mind where to go, let this book be your compass.' (Laura Cote The Missoulian)“Complemented by an artistic layout, the outstanding photographs capture expansive, often astonishing vistas with stunning color and light. ... quotations from past and present park visitors―some of them famous, such as Theodore Roosevelt ... evoke the wide-eyed wonder and reverence that travelers experience in these wilderness settings.” (Publisher's Weekly)“A stunning new book and tribute to some of the most spectacular and diverse scenery in the world.” (Missoula Valley Lifestyle Magazine) Read more About the Author Andrew Thomas is the winner of the 2011 Burrard-Lucas International Photography Contest. He has exhibited his work in Australia, where he lives, and gives regular photographic presentations and group workshops. Read more

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National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World, 2nd Edition: Fully Revised and Updated

Pdf Photography National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World, 2nd Edition: Fully Revised and Updated

Pdf:National Geographic Visual Atlas of the World, 2nd Edition: Fully Revised and Updated.Review “Every household should have an up-to-date atlas, especially if that household is a homeschooling household…What really impressed me, however, is that the educational value of this volume goes much deeper than just looking to see where things are.” –Just a Secular Homeschooler“There is something in this book for everyone.” –BookExpression “The Atlas is so dense it will keep any kind of nerd happy for weeks!...I’m running out of adjectives but trust me, this is a fantastic book.” –5 Minutes for Books“With maps, photographs, and environmental commentary, the National Geographic Visual Atlas is made for every person of the world: the environmentally minded, the travelers and globetrotters, the people who just want to learn more about the state of the world that we live on.” –Main & Maple “This is a book for explorers – both those who physically travel the globe and those that let the pages of books take them on incredible adventures. It is also perfect for a household with science-minded students of any age.” –Literary Quicksand “I LOVE IT. I definitely recommend looking at it while sitting at the coffee table which works out perfect for me because that’s its brand new home.” –Instagram: @shereadswithcats“There are no words to capture the beauty of this book. Actually, I didn’t want to take it out of the plastic. The weight of the book gave me chills with anticipation for the exciting visual journey I was about to experience…I felt like National Geographic brought the world into my home…Who knew you could have so much fun with an atlas.” –What is That Book About“The photography featured in this book is the most exquisite camera work you’re likely to find anywhere, bar none. But we’d expect nothing less from National Geographic. Over the years, they have always delivered jaw-dropping, canvas-worthy photographs that entice just as well as they educate…National Geographic doesn’t stop at just providing a collection of dry facts and boring maps. Instead, they dig deep, as they always do, and provide a book that is both reliably researched and carefully photographed, thus making for one of the most dazzling books you will ever own.” –Jathan and Heather Read more About the Author NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC cartographers bring a century of mapmaking experience and cutting-edge technology to bear on every atlas product. Over the last decade, techniques used in digital mapping have undergone remarkable changes. Today, satellite and digital imaging technologies provide cartographers with new tools to map and animate Earth and our solar system. Leveraging these emerging technologies to build smart, well-designed, functional, informative atlases is one of the great strengths of National Geographic. Read more

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Coastal California: The Pacific Coast Highway and Beyond

Pdf Photography Coastal California: The Pacific Coast Highway and Beyond

Pdf:Coastal California: The Pacific Coast Highway and Beyond.Review 'California’s coast is no hidden secret, of course, but Jake Rajs’ lavish book gives us a new appreciation of its hundreds of miles of grandeur. His 175 radiant photographs range from the wild, rocky shores of Mendocino to the sun-drenched beaches of San Diego.' —San Francisco Chronicle“Inspiring, transporting and just plain gorgeous coffee table book… Photographs capturing the stunning views and landscapes of the 840 miles of the California coast, from sandy summer beaches to rocky windswept cliffs.' —Los Angeles Times Read more About the Author Jake Rajs’s commercial assignments have taken him to exotic locations around the world and have led to publication in Life, Esquire, Omni, Travel + Leisure, GEO, Camera 35, and Reader’s Digest (in which he was voted Best American Photographer). His previous Rizzoli titles include Atlantic, These United States, America, Manhattan: An Island in Focus, and Cherry Blossoms. Read more

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2019 National Parks Wall Calendar

Pdf Photography 2019 National Parks Wall Calendar

Pdf:2019 National Parks Wall Calendar.About the Author Founded in 1996, Indianapolis-based TF Publishing (TFP) is one of the nation's top publishers of calendars and dated stationery products. Setting the bar for top-notch quality, a broad range of designs and licenses, and unmatched service, TFP continues to earn the trust of retailers and consumers alike. Read more

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Daily Gratitude: 365 Days of Reflection

Pdf Photography Daily Gratitude: 365 Days of Reflection

Pdf:Daily Gratitude: 365 Days of Reflection.About the Author NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is one of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, proudly supporting the work of scientists, explorers, photographers, and authors, as well as publishing a diverse list of books that celebrate the world and all that is in it. National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. A portion of all National Geographic proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society. Read more

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Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

Pdf Photography Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

Pdf:Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs.Review 'Hold Still is a wild ride of a memoir. Visceral and visionary. Fiercely beautiful. My kind of true adventure.'―Patti Smith, musician and National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids'One would not need to know Sally Mann's remarkable work as a photographer to be swept up in her memoir Hold Still, which draws upon a family history so rife with jaw-dropping drama that it could provide the grist for a dozen novels. With prodigious intellect and a telling instinct for the exact detail that will reveal character or throw it into question, Mann delves into the treacherous territory of memory, mesmerized by the relentless dance of beauty and decay. In doing so, she manifests in prose the acuity of seeing that has propelled her to the top rank of contemporary artists.'―Andrew Solomon, author of Far From the Tree and The Noonday Demon'Photographer Sally Mann's book Hold Still is one of the great portraits of the American South. Written in her pitch perfect prose style, it is a textbook of illumination and desire for anyone who hears the siren call of art beckoning to them. It's southern to the bone, hell on wheels. Hold Still is a masterpiece.'―Pat Conroy, author of The Death of Santini and South of Broad'In Hold Still, Sally Mann demonstrates a talent for storytelling that rivals her talent for photography. The book is riveting, ravishing -- diving deep into family history to find the origins of art. I couldn't take my eyes off of it.'―Ann Patchett, author of Bel Canto and This is the Story of a Happy Marriage'For three decades Sally Mann has captured images that are unique, haunting, beautiful, disturbing, stark - it would take a mid-sized thesaurus to hold all the adjectives that have been used to describe both the art and the artist. In Hold Still, she wraps her prose around her pictures, revealing a fine talent for writing and a rich family history.'―John Grisham, author of The Firm and Sycamore Row'Sally Mann's Hold Still is just like her pictures: forthright, adventurous, loving, fearless, beautiful, intimate, and somehow uncanny. That means it's probably just like her.'―Luc Sante, author of Low Life and Kill All Your Darlings'What I admire most about Sally Mann's new book is not her ability to write captivating sentences--she does. It's the honesty and fearlessness, the two mixed together, compelling her to own up to her mistakes, to acknowledge her winnings, to accept her losses (and those of her family). For this quality alone, Hold Still deserves a fixed place in the library of American memoir.'―Paul Hendrickson, author of Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost'There has never been a book like this. At once a poetics of place, a work of deep history, a bildungsroman, and an acute inquiry into the big subjects: love, family, other animals, the nature of creativity. It is sublime. It's also very funny. Haunting and haunted, Hold Still is the memoir of an artist that is art itself.'―Melissa Holbrook Pierson, author of The Place You Love is Gone'This spectacular modern memoir reads like a sweeping gothic novel, filled with mystery, violence, controversy, and, of course, love in all its forms. It is a literary family album enlivened by many of the images in the stories told. A Southern work, it is also universally accessible, as all of Sally Mann's work is, for she reaches deep into her ancestral headwaters and the twisted rivers of human remembrance. A triumph.'―Jamie Lee Curtis, actress'Few photographers of any time or place have matched Sally Mann's steadiness of simple eyesight, her serene technical brilliance, and the clearly communicated eloquence she derives from her subjects, human and otherwise - subjects observed with an ardor that is all but indistinguishable from love.'―Reynolds Price, Time Read more About the Author Sally Mann (born in Lexington, Virginia, 1951) is one of America's most renowned photographers. She has received numerous awards, including NEA, NEH, and Guggenheim Foundation grants, and her work is held by major institutions internationally. Her many books include What Remains (2003), Deep South (2005), and the Aperture titles At Twelve (1988), Immediate Family (1992), Still Time (1994), Proud Flesh (2009), and The Flesh and the Spirit (2010). A feature film about her work, What Remains, debuted to critical acclaim in 2006. Mann is represented by Gagosian Gallery, New York. She lives in Virginia. Read more

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Nick Brandt: This Empty World

Pdf Photography Nick Brandt: This Empty World

Pdf:Nick Brandt: This Empty World.About the Author Nick Brandt’s photography focuses exclusively on the disappearing natural world. Exhibitions of his work have been seen in museums and galleries across the world. Read more

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Holga: Michael Kenna

Pdf Photography Holga: Michael Kenna

Pdf:Holga: Michael Kenna.About the Author Michael Kenna is a U.S.-based, British photographer, best known for his black-and-white, landscape, and urban landscape photography. He is the author of Rouge and Forms of Japan (both by Prestel). Read more

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National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History

Pdf Photography National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History

Pdf:National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History.Review 'Through iconic National Geographic images and an illuminating collection of stories and personalities, the book offers a portrait of diverse National Park Service properties while presenting a colorful history of the service and its century of notable accomplishments. Heacox weaves a mesmerizing tale filled with fascinating stories, such as the first female park ranger, an amateur scuba expedition that unearthed a Civil War treasure trove, and much more. Coupling these stories with breathtaking photographs of glorious glaciers, pristine coral reefs, towering forests and all of the beautiful scenery in between, Heacox provides readers with a vivid panorama of the national parks, monuments, battlefields, historic sites, shores and recreation areas preserved over a century of dedicated conservation.' --Examiner.com Read more About the Author KIM HEACOX has written a dozen books, five for National Geographic on biography, history and wildlands conservation. His most recent books (four published in a 20-month period) are a biography, John Muir and The Ice That Started A Fire (April 2014, starred reviews in Kirkus, Booklist and Publisher’s Weekly, nominated for the National Book Award); a Denali memoir, Rhythm of the Wild (May 2015); a literary novel, Jimmy Bluefeather (September 2015, starred reviews in Kirkus and Library Journal), and the official exhibit-format centennial book for the U.S. National Park Service, The National Parks, published by National Geographic in October 2015.   Kim’s 2005 Glacier Bay memoir, The Only Kayak, now in its ninth printing, was a 2006 PEN USA Literary Award finalist in creative non-fiction. Kim has twice won the Lowell Thomas Award for excellence in travel writing. His 1992 book of essays and photography, In Denali, won the 1993 Benjamin Franklin Award.   A former ranger with the U.S. National Park Service (1977-85, most of that time in Alaska), Kim also served on the 1989 National Park Service EXXON VALDEZ Oil Spill Task Force. He lives with his wife, Melanie, in the little town of Gustavus, the gateway to Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park. Learn more about him at www.kimheacox.com. Read more

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Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest in Pursuit of Coronado

Pdf Photography Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest  in Pursuit of Coronado

Pdf:Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest in Pursuit of Coronado.This new ebook edition includes for first time over 100 never-before-published photographs taken during the author's epic, thousand mile horseback journey across Arizona and New Mexico. It also includes rare and extraordinary historical photographs of the Old West, Native Americans, pioneers, prospectors, Indian pueblos, and vanished landscapes.  “The Old West’s last glimmers flicker through this piercingly beautiful adventure, an unforgettable saga in which Preston, astride his horse Popeye, traverses the desert and mountain wilderness of Arizona and New Mexico retracing the trail-blazing 1540-41 expedition of Spanish Explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado in search of the legendary Seven Cities of Gold … In place of the mythical winning of the West, Preston unfolds a harrowing tale of loss.” –Publishers Weekly“The entire book is a sheer pleasure to read.” –The San Diego Union-Tribune“A Blue Highways on horseback, well worth the trip.” –Kirkus Reviews“A riveting yarn, with as many turns as a switchback road.” –The Christian Science Monitor“A fearful, fascinating tale.” –Los Angeles Times“A journey of historical importance.” –The New York Times“By setting out with a companion and four horses to track Coronado’s army across a thousand miles of brutal desert and mountain country, from the Mexican border through Arizona and New Mexico, the author is ready to risk his life to try to see with his own eyes, as it were, ‘that moment, 450 years ago, when the peoples of the Old World and New World first encountered each other’ and quickly began the strife-torn redefining of America. Throughout the book, Preston intersperses the original reports and memoirs of Coronado’s adventure with accounts of his own party’s hard progress, making the centuries dissolve into a common, first-person, present-tense narrative. And along the way he records stories of the people and places he encounters, making brief excursions into mining booms and busts, the history of livestock ranching, the impact of barbed wire and windmills, the first mail routes, homesteading, the destruction of the Indian nations, and much more.” –Smithsonian magazine

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Devotions from the Mountains

Pdf Photography Devotions from the Mountains

Pdf:Devotions from the Mountains.I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. —Psalm 121:1–2The mountains can seem like heaven on earth—the peace, the freshness, the grandeur. Devotions from the Mountains invites you to spend a quiet moment in reflection each day, finding peace and drawing closer to God—the Creator of heaven and earth. Inside you’ll find 90 inspirational readings, Scripture verses, prayers, and breathtaking imagery of God’s mountain handiwork sculpted and brought to life by His hand.Lift your eyes to the mountains. Be refreshed and inspired at our amazing God who is more majestic than the mountains and yet cares for every detail of your life.

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Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

Pdf Photography Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

Pdf:Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs.NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARThe New York Times, Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, Vogue, NPR, Publishers Weekly, BookPage A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of the American South are revealed as almost genetically predetermined, written into her DNA by the family history that precedes her. Sorting through boxes of family papers and yellowed photographs she finds more than she bargained for: "deceit and scandal, alcohol, domestic abuse, car crashes, bogeymen, clandestine affairs, dearly loved and disputed family land . . . racial complications, vast sums of money made and lost, the return of the prodigal son, and maybe even bloody murder." In lyrical prose and startlingly revealing photographs, she crafts a totally original form of personal history that has the page-turning drama of a great novel but is firmly rooted in the fertile soil of her own life.

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Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes

Pdf Photography Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes

Pdf:Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes.Review ...in these unadorned seascapes, there are microworlds of energy evident only on closer inspection...As Edward Weston did with his abstract images of the American West, Sugimoto offers landscape photography that invites a fresh understanding of the genre.--Albert Mobilio 'Bookforum ' Read more

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Swell: A Year of Waves

Pdf Photography Swell: A Year of Waves

Pdf:Swell: A Year of Waves.Review 'Every day global swells journey thousands of miles to find our favorite shores and fall over.... In this stunning coffee table book Swell: A Year of Waves, Evan Slater and Peter Taras document the journey. Using four seasonal swell patterns, Evan and Peter illustrate this race, from a storm's first breath of wind to a wave's arrival on shore, where we wait in the lineup, excited to usher them across the finish line.' -- Surfing'Swell: A Year of Waves offers more than your typical coffee-table photo book as Slater 'puts a human face' on the world's most recognized wave machines across four different ocean zones.' -- Eastern Surf'Swell: A Year of Waves is not only a gorgeously photographed guide to the best waves in the world but a lucid introduction to the science behind them.... Slater's plain-spoken prose shows deep respect for the elements, as do photographs that, at their best, seem to freeze the full power of the sea for study. Flipping the pages slowly, inspecting one wave after another, the reader can almost hear them splash against a nearby shore.' -- The Wall Street Journal'Swell is a beautiful and interesting take on our fascination with waves.... Make room on your coffee table--this book is worthy of long-term display.' -- Transworld Surf Read more About the Author Evan Slater is the former editor of Surfing magazine and a big wave surfer. He now works at Hurley and lives in Southern California with his wife and two children.Peter Taras is the photo editor of Surfing magazine. When he's not picking images for his publication, he's shooting them. He lives in Encinitas, California, with his girlfriend. Read more

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Ireland: A Luminous Beauty

Pdf Photography Ireland: A Luminous Beauty

Pdf:Ireland: A Luminous Beauty.Review “Leslie Conron Carola and Peter Harbison, who brought us Spectacular Ireland, have raised the bar with their elegant new book-Ireland: A Luminous Beauty-with photographs by Chris Hill, Carsten Krieger, and George Munday, three of Ireland's most revered landscape photographers. From the stunning icons of the ancient world to the dramatic landscapes of the natural world and the indelible sense of place of the cultivated world Ireland: A Luminous Beauty quietly draws us into the ever-changing magical light and wind-swept skies of Ireland, celebrating a spirit rich with imagination and style. This book is a treasure; a treat for the soul.” ―Ruth Moran, Tourism Ireland“If you can't take a trip anytime soon, just open this book for a virtual visit. It's gorgeous and filled with info I certainly didn't know. Makes me want to go back!” ―Beth Goehring, Senior Director, Bookspan“Ireland: A Luminous Beauty-a first-rate idea brilliantly executed.” ―Peter McDermott, The Irish Echo“This is a book as exhilarating to look through as it was to work on, the fun, the challenge, the joy, and the feeling of being bowled over by the unexpected-all giving an emotive image of a fascinating land both to visit and to live in. The book is just so different from all the others of its kind that it brings a smile to my face every time I browse in it, giving me a feeling that Leslie and I have produced a beautiful and exciting evocation of Ireland as it was-and is.” ―Peter Harbison, co-author reflecting on IRELAND: A LUMINOUS BEAUTY, for The Irish Times“Page after page of frame-worthy pictures provide a breathtaking and awe-inspiring look at the hills, villages, cities and glowing country scenes that constitute Ireland.” ―Irish America Magazine on Spectacular Ireland“This book successfully conveys the beauty and tragedy of Irish history and its rich legacy in art and literature. An effective introduction to the country, a visual joy, and delightful browsing, this is recommended for general collections.” ―Library Journal on The Irish: A Treasury of Art and Literature Read more About the Author PETER HARBISON, one of Ireland's most distinguished archaelogists, art historian, entertaining lecturer and writer, was for many years editor of Ireland of the Welcomes, an internationally acclaimed magazine devoted to Irish culture. Former Chairman of the National Monuments Advisory Council, Dr. Harbison is currently Honorary Academic Editor of the Royal Irish Academy, of which he has been Vice-President. He is the author of many books on Ireland's art and archaeology, including Ancient Ireland, The Golden Age of Irish Art, as well as Spectacular Ireland and Ireland's Treasures, edited by Leslie Conron Carola.LESLIE CONRON CAROLA, writer, editor, and book producer, is the editor of The Irish: A Treasury of Art and Literature. She has developed, edited, and produced two previous books with Peter Harbison, Spectacular Ireland and Ireland's Treasures: 5000 Years of Artistic Expression, and is the director of Arena Books Associates, LLC, her own book packaging company in Westport, Connecticut. Read more

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Daily Peace: 365 Days of Renewal

Pdf Photography Daily Peace: 365 Days of Renewal

Pdf:Daily Peace: 365 Days of Renewal.About the Author NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is one of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, proudly supporting the work of scientists, explorers, photographers, and authors, as well as publishing a diverse list of books that celebrate the world and all that is in it. National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. A portion of all National Geographic proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society. Read more

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Photography Composition: 12 Composition Rules for Your Photos to Shine

Pdf Photography Photography Composition: 12 Composition Rules for Your Photos to Shine

Pdf:Photography Composition: 12 Composition Rules for Your Photos to Shine.In Photography Composition, you will find all you need to know to learn the basics of composition. It will teach you the proper terms and ways to apply rules that you might already know instinctively yet not quite understand why they work the way they do. Here's a preview of what you'll learn: Happy accidents: This tip teaches you how to pay attention to the following rules in order to replicate happy accidents and to be able to more purposefully craft your photographs. Rule of thirds: It teaches you where to place points of interest in your photos. Leading lines: This tip shows you how lines can help move a viewer's eye around the composition. Move around: Moving around gives you access to different perspectives, which might actually bring better compositions than what you first assumed. Horizon lines: Different from leading lines, horizon lines break up the frame into two parts. Shape: You will learn how to utilize shape that already exists in the frame and how to create it where you want it using points of interest. Foreground and background: This tip mentions usage of midground and why you should take advantage of the entire depth of your frame, not just the immediate foreground. Weight: You can give weight to your photos by placing a "heavier" subject to one side or the top or bottom of a frame. Juxtaposition: This basically means that you will place two opposite things side by side. Balance: Balance - ironically, you may think - is achieved in odd numbers. Tension: You can create tension by examining the relationships of your subjects and composing them accordingly. Framing: Framing can dramatically alter a viewer's perception of a scene. Color: Color can often be used as a crutch by new photographers.

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The Texas Hill Country: A Photographic Adventure (Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Texas Photography Series)

Pdf Photography The Texas Hill Country: A Photographic Adventure (Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Texas Photography Series)

Pdf:The Texas Hill Country: A Photographic Adventure (Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Texas Photography Series).Review “Our landscape is fast changing, disappearing. My German-Texas family came here in 1856 and developed a young Texas with their ranching industry. Some of us are still here today. So we want to remember this distinctive land- the cypress, rivers, flora and fauna, old stone fences and houses -which have now been preserved in wondrous perpetuity in photographs that are so real we can almost touch, smell, feel the vivid reality and yearn to know more about their stories. With this book the essence of this favored place works its way into our hearts to forever cherish.” – Becky Crouch Patterson, author of Hondo, My Father and The Ranch That Was Us   (Becky Crouch Patterson)“Beautiful photographs that would woo the most jaded traveler into throwing his bucket list of temptations to the winds and beating an immediate path to the Texas Hill Country.” —Bill Wright, author of The Texas Outback: Ranching on the Last Frontier (Bill Wright)“Many years ago, I was introduced to the elegant portrait photography of master photographer Mike Marvins. Each image he created was a visual symphony of lighting, composition, and delicate nuances that brought his subjects to life and gave an almost three-dimensional presence to a two-dimensional medium. Is it any wonder that Mike has become a master portraitist of the Texas Landscape by using that same artistry to share the beauty of the Texas Hill Country?  Every photograph is a portrait in its own right and his unique palette evokes an almost ethereal feel to each location, making the viewer ponder, ‘Is this a dream, or is it Texas?’”—Earl Nottingham, chief photographer, Texas Parks & Wildlife (Earl Nottingham)“Anything about this refreshing and beautiful country can be learned from this book. When planning a trip to the area, it is invaluable. Other times, it is a treasure for the coffee table. Your family may wear it out, but your visitors will get a real treat.”—Mexia Daily News (Mexia Daily News) Read more About the Author MICHAEL H. MARVINS is a Houston-based photographer whose work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), the Amon Carter Museum, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, the Grace Museum (Abilene), the Victoria and Albert Museum (London), the International Photography Hall of Fame, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and other locations. He is also the author of Texas’ Big Bend: A Photographic Adventure from the Pecos to the Rio Grande. Read more

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Expressive Nature Photography: Design, Composition, and Color in Outdoor Imagery

Pdf Photography Expressive Nature Photography: Design, Composition, and Color in Outdoor Imagery

Pdf:Expressive Nature Photography: Design, Composition, and Color in Outdoor Imagery.Photographer and teacher Brenda Tharp marries photography craft with artistic vision to help intermediate photographers translate what they see into a personal impression of a subject in nature. Using single images, along with before-and-after and with-or-without examples, Expressive Nature Photography teaches how to make exposures that are creative, not necessarily correct. Inspiring photographers to get out early and stay out late, this book explains how to use light, an essential element of outdoor photography. Readers will learn how to “see in the dark,” use filters to create very long exposures, create a natural effect using light painting, photograph night skies and moonlit landscapes, and make the best use of available natural light. This book also covers how to use shutter speeds to express motion and capture the energy of fast-moving subjects, such rushing streams, ocean swells, and bounding wildlife. A chapter on the art of visual flow discusses how to create compositions that direct the viewer's eye through the frame for maximum impact. Photographers will develop a sense of when to break the "rules" of composition, how to use elements to frame subjects, what to include and exclude in the frame, how to create the feeling of depth and dimension in a scene, and how to push the boundaries of composition to make memorable nature images that capture and convey fresh viewpoints. High-tech cameras can help create a good exposure and focused image, but they can't replace the artist's eye for composition, visual depth, and design, nor their instinct for knowing when to click the shutter. There are many books on photography technique focused on technical quality, but Expressive Nature Photography goes beyond the technical. It guides the way to pulling emotion and meaning out of a dynamic landscape, a delicate macro study, or an outstanding nighttime image.

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Daily Calm: 365 Days of Serenity

Pdf Photography Daily Calm: 365 Days of Serenity

Pdf:Daily Calm: 365 Days of Serenity.About the Author NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is one of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, proudly supporting the work of scientists, explorers, photographers, and authors, as well as publishing a diverse list of books that celebrate the world and all that is in it. National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. A portion of all National Geographic proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society. Read more

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Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting after Dark

Pdf Photography Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting after Dark

Pdf:Photography Night Sky: A Field Guide for Shooting after Dark.Photography: Night Sky will give you the tips and techniques you need to take stunning photographs in the dark.You’ll learn how to overcome the unique issues that confront nighttime photographers and capture images of whichyou’ll be proud.Co-author Jennifer Wu, an elite Canon “Explorer of Light” professional photographer, has become renowned for herability to capture nighttime phenomena, from quarter-phase moon rises to shooting stars to the ephemeral MilkyWay. this new guide reveals her methods and concentrates on photographing four principal subjects: stars as pointsof light, star trails, the moon, and twilight. these subjects share common photo techniques and considerations, buteach also requires a distinct approach. Once captured, your digital images must be fi nished on the computer; coauthorand author of the bestselling Photography: Outdoors, James Martin, delves into the settings and proceduresthat elevate an image from mundane to striking.This clear and practical guide will help photographers of all levels portray the stunning spectacle of the night sky, preserving those special memories and moments from a life outdoors.

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Wild Light: A Celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park | Award-winning photography coffee table book

Pdf Photography Wild Light: A Celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park | Award-winning photography coffee table book

Pdf:Wild Light: A Celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park | Award-winning photography coffee table book.Review There are lots of beautiful places on this planet--so many, in fact, that no one will ever be able to see them all. Wild Light brings the best of Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park into your home and makes you wish it could do the opposite instead and transport you into the wilderness. Mr. Stensland, who resides near the park, spends hundreds of days and thousands of hours every year hiking to remote destinations in RMNP in an effort to be present when all the ideal conditions come together to create moments of magic. Sometimes that means hiking ten miles to the same spot over and over again until everything is just right. Those moments, which he solemnly captures, are presented in this magnificent book. The quality of the photography, from lighting to composition to imagination, is outstanding. The book itself is divided into sections based upon park geography. For those who have visited, this approach makes sense because different regions of the park do actually vary considerably. Each section contains dozens of magnificent scenes. Mountains, streams, waterfalls, wildflowers, forests, trees, and wildlife all make appearances and combine to offer something for every reader. Also included are brief descriptions of each area formulated over the many years Mr. Stensland has been hiking the park's trails. It is in these paragraphs that Erik's personal relationship with the park comes to life. I am also happy to report that Mr. Stensland is a genuinely nice guy. He operates a gallery in Estes Park, CO, where his photography is available for purchase. He is known by many to do absolutely everything in his power to minimize the impact he has on fragile ecosystems while photographing the park. Practicing 'Leave No Trace' hiking, he is cognizant of every footstep he takes and always aims to leave the wilderness a better place than he found it. He also no longer shares the exact locations of his photographs in an attempt to minimize the additional traffic that could result from others trying to replicate a photograph. This book will grace my coffee table until I no longer have one. It garners oohs and ahhs from everyone who flips through it. Erik Stensland is lucky to have RMNP, and RMNP is lucky to have Erik Stensland. This is his work at its most accessible. I promise you won't be disappointed. --Amazon.comIt's hard to say which I enjoyed more - the beautiful photography or the wonderful text. This book is much more than just a collection of pretty pictures. It's informational and yet highly personal at the same time. Stensland's love for the park is clear on every page. Not only does he present an insider's view on the park but also how the park has changed him. The book is organized around the park's regions, ecosystems, seasons, wildlife and human history of the park (and the changing role of the NPS). Stensland touches on more than just the beauty of the park, but also on deeper themes such as why we should care about - and why we need - places of beauty and wilderness and how they speak to our humanity. His goal is not so much to provide a documentary of the park but to allow us share in the wonder and magic of his experiences. Whether you're a regular visitor to RMNP or reading about the park from a distance, this book draws you into the heart and essence of this special place. --Amazon.com Read more About the Author Erik Stensland was born in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He soon moved to Montana where he developed a deep love for the mountains. From a very early age he was hiking and exploring the streams and forests around his mountain home. In 1978 Erik s family returned to Minnesota where he completed his early education. In 1991 after finishing college, he moved to Europe where he met his wife Joanna. They married and moved to the Balkans living in Bulgaria, Albania and Kosovo, where they spent 12 years assisting local churches and development agencies. In January 2004, they returned to the States for personal restoration and so that Erik could complete his MA in Organizational Development. They settled near Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado which enabled Erik to pursue his love of nature through photography. With the beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park literally on his doorstep, Erik rises frequently long before dawn to hike back to remote lakes or up high peaks to capture the unparalleled beauty of the Park in warm morning light. He is also developing photographic collections from the Desert Southwest, the Pacific Northwest, as well as from the United Kingdom. His work has been featured in dozens of art shows, in the rotunda of the Colorado state capital and in numerous galleries. Erik also has his own gallery in Estes Park, Colorado as well as mini-galleries in Grand Lake, Colorado, at the Trail Ridge Store in Rocky Mountain National Park and also outside of Abiquiu, New Mexico where he shows his Desert Southwest work. Read more

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Maui: Images of the Valley Island

Pdf Photography Maui: Images of the Valley Island

Pdf:Maui: Images of the Valley Island.Maui, the second largest and second youngest of the Hawaiian Island chain, is home to a diversity of unique sights that makes it one of the worldÂ’s top resort destinations. Maui; Images of the Valley Island is a small, hardbound, easy-to-carry book which allows readers to witness the majesty of Haleakala at sunrise, the giants of the sea as they surface off the historic town of Lahaina, the winding road to Hana and to soar above Iao valley through 46 individual photographs by talented island photographer Douglas Peebles. Priced at only $6.95 itÂ’s the perfect keepsake, gift and souvenir.

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Wonders: Spectacular Moments in Nature Photography

Pdf Photography Wonders: Spectacular Moments in Nature Photography

Pdf:Wonders: Spectacular Moments in Nature Photography.About the Author The California Academy of Sciences is a renowned scientific and educational institution in San Francisco.Rhonda Rubinstein is the creative director of the California Academy of Sciences and cofounder of the BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition. She lives in San Francisco.Dr. Jonathan Foley is the executive director of the California Academy of Sciences. He lives in San Francisco.Dr. Sylvia A. Earle is a legendary oceanographer, explorer, and author. She lives in Oakland, California.Suzi Eszterhas is an award-winning wildlife photographer. She lives in Petaluma, California. Read more

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Wildlife Photography: An expert guide

Pdf Photography Wildlife Photography: An expert guide

Pdf:Wildlife Photography: An expert guide.About the Author Richard Bernabe is an internationally-renowned nature, wildlife, and travel photographer from the United States. His passion for adventure has been the driving force behind his life's quest to capture the moods and character of the world's most amazing places, from Africa to the Amazon and countless places in between.Editorial clients include National Geographic, The New York Times, Time, The BBC , The World Wildlife Fund, National Parks, Outdoor Photographer, and many others. Corporate clients include Canon, Orvis, Apple, Microsoft, and more.Richard was named one of the 'Top 30 Influential Photographers on the Web' by the Huffington Post and included in the '20 Photographers Changing the World Through Social Media' by Influence Digest. He has more than 1 million social media followers. Read more

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Islands Page-A-Day Gallery Calendar 2019

Pdf Photography Islands Page-A-Day Gallery Calendar 2019

Pdf:Islands Page-A-Day Gallery Calendar 2019.About the Author Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books, since 1968. From our What to Expect® pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day® Calendars to the iconic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® and Brain Quest® children's products, our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe. Read more

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The World According to Karl

Pdf Photography The World According to Karl

Pdf:The World According to Karl.Review 'If you are a Karl fan you need to run and not walk to get your hands on this book. If you are not a fan but have great respect for his accomplishments, you need to read this book.' ~New York Journal of Books“Covering his thoughts on everything from life and fashion to children, the book takes its audience into the mind of one of fashion’s most eccentric minds.” ~The Daily Beast“If anyone in the style realm comes close to being as quirkily quotable, it’s designer Karl Lagerfeld, whose assorted barbs and quips are compiled in The World According to Karl…” –Los Angeles Times “This amusing collection of Karl-isms…it’s impossible to choose just one, which is why this is a must-read.” –Teen Vogue Read more About the Author Patrick Mauries, editor and author, has written more than thirty books including Jewelry by Chanel (2012). He has known Karl Lagerfeld since the beginning of his literary career. Jean-Christophe Napias is an author, translator, and editor of books on dandyism, dance music, camp culture, and Paris. Sandrine Gulbenkian is director of the French publisher Parigramme. Charles Ameline is a graphic designer and co-founder of Teto, a producer of textiles printed with original designs from contemporary illustrators. Read more

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The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets, and Essential Tools to Plan the Perfect Wedding on a Small Budget

Pdf Photography The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets, and Essential Tools to Plan the Perfect Wedding on a Small Budget

Pdf:The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets, and Essential Tools to Plan the Perfect Wedding on a Small Budget.For the cost-conscious modern couple and fans of The Budget Savvy Bride comes The Budget Savvy Wedding Planner and Organizer—a wedding planner to help you stop splurging and start saving on your big day.Making sure your wedding goes without a hitch is overwhelming—especially with the added pressure of staying on budget. Whether you have $10,000 or $1,000, wedding planner and author behind The Budget Savvy Bride, Jessica Bishop, helps you set a realistic budget with the organizational tools and insider tips in this wedding planner. Vowing to help you get organized and stay sane, this wedding planner helps you say “I do” on a budget that is right for you.A practical wedding planner, The Budget Savvy Wedding Planner and Organizer contains:Planning Tools including checklists, worksheets, calendars, and other interactive toolsInsider Tips and need-to-know advice about how to navigate wedding industry traps from an experienced wedding plannerReal Budgets from real couples, plus cost breakdowns for every part of your ceremonyFrom the ceremony to the reception, The Budget Savvy Wedding Planner and Organizer is the only wedding planner you’ll need to have the wedding of your dreams on a reasonable budget.

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Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1: Elevating the Approach to Photographing Wedding Stories

Pdf Photography Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1: Elevating the Approach to Photographing Wedding Stories

Pdf:Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1: Elevating the Approach to Photographing Wedding Stories.About the Author Roberto Valenzuela is a photographer based in Beverly Hills, CA. He has been honored by Canon USA as one of the few chosen photographers to be part of their prestigious Canon Explorers of Light program. Roberto believes that it is not talent but deliberate practice that is at the core of skill and achievement. He has traveled to every corner of the world motivating photographers to practice and break down the various elements of photography in order to master them through goal-setting, self-training, and constant dedication. He is the author of the best-selling books Picture Perfect Practice, Picture Perfect Posing, and Picture Perfect Lighting.www.robertovalenzuela.comInstagram: roberto_photo Read more

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The World's Most Romantic Destinations: 50 Dreamy Getaways, Private Retreats, and Enchanting Places to Celebrate Love

Pdf Photography The World's Most Romantic Destinations: 50 Dreamy Getaways, Private Retreats, and Enchanting Places to Celebrate Love

Pdf:The World's Most Romantic Destinations: 50 Dreamy Getaways, Private Retreats, and Enchanting Places to Celebrate Love.Review 'The list of locations—some surprising, some obvious but with a twist—seems to encourage readers to touch on all three loves: partner, place and travel itself.' —San Francisco Chronicle Read more About the Author NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is one of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, proudly supporting the work of scientists, explorers, photographers, and authors, as well as publishing a diverse list of books that celebrate the world and all that is in it. National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. A portion of all National Geographic proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society. Read more

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Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)

Pdf Photography Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)

Pdf:Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter).About the Author Roberto Valenzuela is a Beverly Hills-based photographer, specializing in wedding photography. He has been recognized as one of the world's top wedding photographers by Junebug Weddings, and has won over 50 international print competition accolades from the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) association. He is an active speaker and teacher at photography conferences across the country. Learn more at robertovalenzuelaphotography.com. Read more

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WWD Fifty Years of Ralph Lauren

Pdf Photography WWD Fifty Years of Ralph Lauren

Pdf:WWD Fifty Years of Ralph Lauren.About the Author WWD has been the daily media of record and the industry voice of authority for executives in the global women's and men's fashion, retail and beauty communities as well as consumers eager to stay informed. Bridget Foley is a fashion journalist, critic, and the executive editor of WWD. Read more

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The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook: More Than 1,000 Cakes, Centerpieces, Bouquets, Dresses, Decorations, and Ideas for the Perfect Day

Pdf Photography The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook: More Than 1,000 Cakes, Centerpieces, Bouquets, Dresses, Decorations, and Ideas for the Perfect Day

Pdf:The Knot Ultimate Wedding Lookbook: More Than 1,000 Cakes, Centerpieces, Bouquets, Dresses, Decorations, and Ideas for the Perfect Day.About the Author CARLEY RONEY helms the world’s favorite wedding brand, The Knot, as well as the spinoff brands The Nest and The Bump. The author of thirteen books, Carley appears frequently on television shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, Today, and The Early Show and on the Style network. She is regularly featured in publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Glamour, Vogue, Elle, and Self. Her advice column, “Ask Carley,” appears in more than seventy newspapers nationwide. Read more

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Wedding Planner: Watercolor Flower My Wedding Organizer Budget Savvy Marriage Event Journal Checklist Calendar Notebook (Wedding Planner Journal) (Volume 2)

Pdf Photography Wedding Planner: Watercolor Flower My Wedding Organizer Budget Savvy Marriage Event Journal Checklist Calendar Notebook (Wedding Planner Journal) (Volume 2)

Pdf:Wedding Planner: Watercolor Flower My Wedding Organizer Budget Savvy Marriage Event Journal Checklist Calendar Notebook (Wedding Planner Journal) (Volume 2).Wedding Planner /Wedding Planner and OrganizerThis book is perfect for wedding planner and organizationDetails- Essential Planning Tools- Event Planning & Wedding Budgets- Space for writing wedding contacts,guest list,wedding budget,gift tracker,table plan,supplier planner,bachelorette party planner,bridal shower planner,bachelor party planner,rehearsal dinner planner,wedding checklist,daily weekly monthly yearly planner- 138 pages of Wedding Planner Journal- 8.5 inches By 11 Inches- Matte Cover- Paperback Cover

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In Full Flower: Inspired Designs by Floral's New Creatives

Pdf Photography In Full Flower: Inspired Designs by Floral's New Creatives

Pdf:In Full Flower: Inspired Designs by Floral's New Creatives.Review 'The trend for flowers this spring is romantic, wild and free. In our May issue we feature the new book, 'In Full Flower: Inspired Designs by Floral’s New Creatives' (Rizzoli, April 25), which highlights floral designers who are reinventing the way we enjoy flowers at home. The big idea is to be loose and organic, not fussy arrangements or uber-tight bunches of buds. What I really love about this trend is that it favors the enthusiast since the look is less polished and more natural.'—Connecticut Post 'Calling all non-traditionalists: The Ingalls’ tome is a celebration of a new wave in contemporary floral design, featuring artists who combine traditional techniques with an organic, free-form style.'—PureWow.com Read more About the Author The work of celebrated photographers Gemma and Andrew Ingalls of Ingalls Photography has been featured in Architectural Digest, New York Magazine, and Martha Stewart Living. They are based out of Brooklyn, New York. Read more

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The Luminous Portrait: Capture the Beauty of Natural Light for Glowing, Flattering Photographs

Pdf Photography The Luminous Portrait: Capture the Beauty of Natural Light for Glowing, Flattering Photographs

Pdf:The Luminous Portrait: Capture the Beauty of Natural Light for Glowing, Flattering Photographs.About the Author ELIZABETH MESSINA was named one of the top ten wedding photographers of 2010 by Adorama, one of the top ten wedding photographers of 2008 by Pop Photo and American PHOTO, and one of the twenty-five trendsetters of 2008 by Modern Bride. Her images have graced the covers of Us Weekly, OK, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, and Professional Photographer magazines. For more about Elizabeth, visit her award-winning blog, kissthegroom.com. JACQUELINE TOBIN is the executive editor of Rangefinder magazine and the former deputy editor of Photo District News. She is also the author of Wedding Photography Unveiled: Inspiration and Insight from 20 Top Photographers. ULRICA WIHLBORG (Foreword) is the West Coast weddings editor at People magazine. Read more

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The World in Vogue: People, Parties, Places

Pdf Photography The World in Vogue: People, Parties, Places

Pdf:The World in Vogue: People, Parties, Places.Amazon.com Review Look Inside The World in Vogue Click on thumbnails for larger images Keira Knightley (Arthur Elgort) Miranda Brooks (Arthur Elgort) Bride and Groom Dogs (Bruce Weber) Iman and David Bowie (Bruce Weber) Kate Moss and John Galliano (Robert Fairer) Mornington Wedding with Umbrella (Robert Fairer) Valentino's Home (Robert Fairer) Read more About the Author Hamish Bowles is European Editor at Large for Vogue. Curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2001 exhibition “Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years,” he has written for such publications as The New York Times and edited the book Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People. He lives in New York and London.Alexandra Kotur is Style Director at Vogue, where she often works on portrait sittings with Jonathan Becker and Annie Leibovitz. She is the author of Carolina Herrera: Portrait of a Fashion Icon. She lives in New York. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Knot Yours Truly: Inspiration and Ideas to Personalize Your Wedding

Pdf Photography The Knot Yours Truly: Inspiration and Ideas to Personalize Your Wedding

Pdf:The Knot Yours Truly: Inspiration and Ideas to Personalize Your Wedding.About the Author Carley Roney cofounded The Knot to bring modern, fresh, personal style to weddings. Millions of couples now rely on The Knot mobile apps, website, magazines, and books to find inspiration, advice and the best pros. Roney is the go-to wedding expert for shows like Today and Good Morning America and is the author of more than a dozen popular wedding books. For more secrets on bringing your unique wedding to life, visit TheKnot.com or follow The Knot on social media. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Introduction   Our idea of a perfect wedding is one where guests walk away declaring, “Wow, that was so them!” Yes, we want the food to be fabulous. Yes, we want the guests to have fun. But most of all, we want your wedding to be an experience that truly reflects your unique partnership, a party that only you could throw. Don’t get overwhelmed—we’re here to help.   Wedding planning always begins with a rush of images, from memories of weddings you’ve attended to the thousands of real wedding stories on The Knot. It’s thrilling to see those couples and how their weddings came to life, but what about yours? You don’t want to risk losing yourselves in the treasure trove of inspiration. As for trends—what will be overdone before you even say “I do”? It’s a lot to consider. So how can you make the most of the resources available to you while making your wedding your own?   Start by reminding yourself that you already know what you like and ultimately what you want. You two are the most important element here—it’s your moment to show the world exactly who you are as a couple. Before you get carried away with the details (though we’ll certainly get to those), take a moment to reflect on what you find most meaningful—or most fun—about your dynamic duo. Is it how you always find a way to make each other laugh? If so, make sure to squeeze some jokes into your vows. Is there an activity you enjoy doing together? Find a way to weave it throughout the day’s décor. A reference to something as small as your Sunday night pancake dinners (pancake bar at a black tie wedding? Yes, please!) will go a long way to making your day feel like a true representation of you two. It’s the personalized details—not the ones you feel pressured to include—that will stand out in your mind and in the memories of your guests.   And don’t be afraid to create your own traditions. If everyone in your town gets married at a hotel, but your heart is set on celebrating at the summer camp where you met when you were 12, do it. We’ll make sure you’re covered on everything from the rustic ceremony to the bonfire after-party. If you want to exchange vows at the same church where your parents did decades ago, go for it. We’ll help you find ways to honor their event and still set the two celebrations apart.   Welcome to The Knot take on weddings. We know the rules, but we’ll help you break them brilliantly. We want your wedding to be truly your own. Read more

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Vogue Weddings: Brides, Dresses, Designers

Pdf Photography Vogue Weddings: Brides, Dresses, Designers

Pdf:Vogue Weddings: Brides, Dresses, Designers.About the Author HAMISH BOWLES is the European Editor at Large for Vogue and one of the most respected authorities on the worlds of fashion and interior design. He writes feature and fashion stories for all parts of the magazine as well as overseeing all lifestyle and interior design features and acting as Vogue's liaison to the European fashion markets.CHLOE MALLE is the Social Editor at Vogue and is responsible for the very popular Flash section. Read more

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Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio

Pdf Photography Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio

Pdf:Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio.About the Author Lindsay Adler is a portrait and fashion photographer based in New York City. Her fashion editorials have been featured in dozens of publications internationally and her images have appeared in advertising campaigns and billboards throughout the country. An author of three books, you can find her as a platform speaker at events like WPPI, Photo Plus, Imaging USA, Photoshop World, and online at creativeLIVE, Kelby Training, and many more. She is the coauthor of Shooting in Sh*tty Light: The Top Ten Worst Photography Lighting Situations and How to Conquer Them. Learn more about Lindsay at lindsayadlerphotography.com. Read more

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Wedding Photography: A Step by Step Guide to Capturing the Big Day

Pdf Photography Wedding Photography: A Step by Step Guide to Capturing the Big Day

Pdf:Wedding Photography: A Step by Step Guide to Capturing the Big Day.“A really excellent book about shooting weddings, that actually provides the beginner with some really practical and useful advice. Rosie has a real knack of breaking down and explaining the different elements of photographing a wedding in an easy to follow manner. I especially liked Rosie's advice on shooting wedding portraits. I would definitely recommend this book to those thinking of shooting their first wedding.”Matt Foden, Foden Photography“I wish this book had been available when I first started photographing weddings! No nonsense guide to ensuring you capture all the key moments and people on the day. Highly recommended read for those starting out in the wedding industry or for those returning after an absence.”Caroline Smyth, Caroline Smyth Photography“I thought this was a thoughtfully written and incredibly comprehensive how-to book. It felt like I was talking to a friend - Rosie was friendly, encouraging and confident. I'm not a wedding photographer (I shoot newborns and maternity), and the idea of shooting a wedding gives me the heebie jeebies! But I can definitely see that having read this book, I would feel armed to tackle a wedding.”Emma Jackson, Paper Lotus PhotographyIf you’ve recently been asked to photograph your first wedding, you may be wondering what you’ve let yourself in for!Whether you’re new to wedding photography or just want to refresh your skills, Wedding Photography: A Step by Step Guide to Capturing the Big Day is packed with trade secrets and practical tips that will help you photograph a wedding with confidence. Learn all the key skills and knowledge that wedding photographers must have, including:>What essential kit you’ll need>The top things you must do before the wedding day>Typical wedding day timings - where you should be and when>What the must have shots are from each part of the day>Where to stand during the ceremony>How to pose the bride and groom for beautiful portraits>Top tips for great group shots>Easy editing techniques for after the weddingIncludes over 180 inspiring real life wedding photographs with detailed camera settings!Wedding Photography: A Step by Step Guide to Capturing the Big Day is packed with simple techniques and inspirational images that will drastically improve your approach to wedding photography. About the Author Rosie Parsons (Cosmo Bride Wedding Photographer of The Year 2010, You & Your Wedding Magazine Bride’s Choice Award 2011) has been featured in OK! Magazine, You & Your Wedding, Wedding Magazine and on the cover of Professional Photographer Magazine among others. She is renowned for her creative, relaxed style that has won favour with celebrity clients and blogs like Style Me Pretty, Green Wedding Shoes and Rock n Roll Bride who regularly publish her work.

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The Digital Photography Book: Part 1 (2nd Edition)

Pdf Photography The Digital Photography Book: Part 1 (2nd Edition)

Pdf:The Digital Photography Book: Part 1 (2nd Edition).About the Author For the past three years, Scott Kelby has been honored with the distinction of being the world’s #1 best-selling author of books on photography. He’s Editor and Publisher of Light It! digital magazine (the how-to magazine for studio lighting and hot-shoe flash), Photoshop User magazine, and is President of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). He’s the co-host of the highly acclaimed weekly videocast The Grid (a photography talk show), and teaches photography, Lightroom, and Photoshop workshops around the world. Scott is an award-winning author of more than 50 books, including The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers, and Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It: Learn Step by Step How to Go from Empty Studio to Finished Image. Read more

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Fashion and Versailles

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Pdf:Fashion and Versailles.Review 'Laurence Benaim has found a way to deftly intertwine the importance of the palace within the world of international history and weave it into the world of fashion. It is a fascinating way to mesh the past and the present without being a dry, historical, fact-laden read. The visuals throughout the book are almost luxuriant in their clarity, which offers detailed aspects of clothes, accessories, precious jewels, and the location itself. ' —NY JOURNAL OF BOOKS'This new book chronicles the very best of fashion influenced by the grand palace, from the days of Louis XIV to the present.' — SOCIETY DIARIES'Carefully researched, eloquent, and filled with archival images, catwalk moments, Hollywood stills, sketches, and fashion photo shoots at the palace, these pages give credence to the unparalleled excesses, but also the incomparable fashion legacy of Versailles.'—FLOWER MAGAZINE'If you are a lover of fashion, history or the lure and luxry of Versailles, then I suggest you pick up a copy of this book. The book in itself is beautiful and the pages are heavy and made of the best quality. This book is going to make a great addition to my large bookshelves. You will be mesmerized by the depth of information that fills these pages; this is a book that you will want to take your time with and really sit down and spend time immersed in the knowledge, history, and beauty of fashions from past and present.'—Chelsey, CHARMING CHELSEY'S. 'Fashion and Versailles, overall, is a unique book that stands out for its unique perspective and interesting focus. I highly recommend Fashion and Versailles by Laurence Benaïm to anyone with an interest in Marie Antoinette, 18th-century fashion, and fashion history. Readers who want to know more about the social influence of Versailles and its former inhabitants on current aspects of society will also enjoy this book.'—READING TREASURE'The book is lavishly filled with fashion photographs amassed at Versailles, fashion inspired by Versailles, and the great portraits that emerged from life there.'—LITTLEAUGURY.COM Read more About the Author Journalist and fashion writer Laurence Benaïm has written many books including Lancel: Parisian Maison Since 1876, Women in Dior: Portraits of Elegance, Dior: The New Look Revolution, and a biography of Yves Saint Laurent. She created the style supplement for the newspaper Le Monde and has contributed to Vogue and Marie Claire. She is an editorial adviser for Le Figaro. Catherine Pégard is president of the public establishment of the Palace, Museum and National Estate of Versailles. Read more

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Nice Jewish Guys Wall Calendar 2019: You Can Take Them Home to Mom!

Pdf Photography Nice Jewish Guys Wall Calendar 2019: You Can Take Them Home to Mom!

Pdf:Nice Jewish Guys Wall Calendar 2019: You Can Take Them Home to Mom!.About the Author Workman Publishing Company has been producing award-winning calendars, cookbooks, parenting guides, and children’s titles, as well as gardening, humor, self-help, and business books, since 1968. From our What to Expect® pregnancy and parenting series and Page-A-Day® Calendars to the iconic 1,000 Places to See Before You Die® and Brain Quest® children's products, our wide range of high-quality non-fiction titles and products inspire, educate, and entertain readers around the globe. Read more

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Alexander McQueen: Unseen

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Pdf:Alexander McQueen: Unseen.Review 'An intimate meditation on the final years of the fashion show in the pre-digital age.'—Vanity Fair UK'Robert Fairer offers an unseen look at Alexander McQueen.'—Julia Vitale, Vanity Fair'A behind-the-scenes take on the industry’s last great showman, Robert Fairer’s Alexander McQueen: Unseen, with text by Claire Wilcox and Vogue’s Sally Singer, is just the thing for a fashionphile.'—Meghan O’Grady, Vogue'This luxe catalog honors the designer—who died in 2010—with great photos from his fashion shows.'—Tina Jordan, Entertainment Weekly'An encyclopedic behind-the-scenes look at 30 of the designer’s 36 collections. From Shalom Harlow rotating and being sprayed with car paint by robots in the No. 13 show in 1998 to McQueen helping to carry off the stage a model acting like an exhausted endurance dancer in the ‘Deliverance’ show, Fairer captured it all.'—Rosemary Feitelberg, WWD'Robert’s images are just as much a window into a world of fashion journalism that's all but disappeared. . . . Fairer was one of the genre's pioneers, one of the first to slip away from the catwalk ruckus and behind the curtain; and few designers provided such a vein of activity to mine backstage as [Alexander McQueen]. . . . As much as he was the master of the big visual spectacle, he was also a master of detail. Robert’s images document the preparation and staggering visual shocks that Lee created, but they also show the designer putting final touches to looks before they went out on the catwalk, losing himself in the intricacy of his creations.'—Felix Petty, i-D.vice.com'Alexander McQueen: Unseen is a must for those who revel in the glories of fashion and those who possess indescribable abilities that allow them to translate those talents into tangible objects. The book is a reminder to all of those in fashion what a loss we suffered and will offer the uninitiated reader a glimpse into a world that was and dwindles each new season.'—Jeffrey Felner, New York Journal of Books'Marvel over Fairer’s vibrant and luxurious photographs of McQueen’s imaginative collections, taken on the runway and backstage where few have access. Alexander McQueen: Unseen offers a glimpse into the life and work of one of the world’s most intriguing and iconic fashion designers.'—Tara Paniogue, Los Angeles TimesNamed One of the Fall’s 10 Best Books on Fashion—W Magazine'Robert’s images capture the raw energy and powerful emotion in those moments leading up to Lee’s incredible shows. The intensity and focus, the stress and excitement are all palpable. They trigger such vivid and fond memories.'—Sarah Burton, Creative Director of Alexander McQueen Read more Book Description The captivating, previously unpublished photographs of McQueen’s fashion shows gathered here offer an unprecedented glimpse into the world of a beloved genius of fashion design. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

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Pdf:Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon.Review 'This is a truly amazing book, and has rekindled my interest in Hepburn and her impressive film reel . . . If you love fashion, film or portrait photography, this is a book for you.' -politicsandstyle.com'From [Audrey Hepburn's] early years as a ballet student in London and a performer on the West End stage to her reign in Hollywood and final years as an ambassador for UNICEF, this is a complete journey depicted in rare photos.'-INDULGE MAGAZINE'This beautifully crafted book is filled with page-turning montages of stunning and rare portraits of the much-adored Audrey Hepburn. Explore the thrilling career path of one of the most celebrated and iconic actresses of all time.' -THE SOCIETY DIARIES  Read more About the Author Terence Pepper is Senior Special Advisor on Photographs and Helen Trompeteler is Associate Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Read more

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Hidden History of Sarasota

Pdf Photography Hidden History of Sarasota

Pdf:Hidden History of Sarasota.Review LaHurd's latest book is best yet I'm not a book critic by any stretch, but in my opinion, Jeff LaHurd's recently released book, Hidden History of Sarasota; (The History Press, 2009, $19.99), is the best of his many books on local history. It has a lot of old photos, but this is not a picture book with captions telling the story of a certain period in Sarasota's past, as was Sarasota: Roaring Through the '20s. Instead, it's a collection of short essays that are perfect for time-constrained readers waiting for the coffee to brew or the computer to boot up. LaHurd appears to have taken advantage of his job at the Sarasota County History Center to pore over the archives and come up with stories that illustrate various decades in Sarasota's history. Such stories of obscure local events give the reader a taste of what it was like back when Sarasota was a 'one-horse farming town.' (I always thought it was a 'sleepy fishing village,' but maybe I was wrong.) There are quotations from pioneer Dan McKinlay's diary, telling of lonely, cold and humiliated Scottish colonists who came here in the 1880s, and, surrounded by prairie fires, didn't know if they could survive. (Most gave up and went back to Scotland.) ... There's the story of determined Rose Wilson, who took over publication of the Sarasota Times when her husband died in 1910 and never missed an issue, boosting Sarasota as a resort haven the same year Bertha Palmer arrived from Chicago. ... And LaHurd tells of the dastardly murder of Postmaster Charles Abbe, in the 1880s, by vigilantes, and the brutal, unsolved beating death of former mayor and Siesta Key developer Harry Higel, in 1921. The thread of real estate development runs throughout the city's history, and this book. The booms of the 1920s, which created the bones of a modern Sarasota, and the 1950s, which brought subdivisions and Arvida's Bird Key, have been written about often. Less well known is the 1910s real estate boom, which saw Sarasota's population grow from 846 in 1910 to 2,015 four years later. It started with Owen Burns' purchase of John Hamilton Gillespie's house and land holdings, which comprised 75 percent of the town that Gillespie himself had developed after the Scottish colony failed 25 years before. Burns paid $35,000 for it all, becoming Sarasota's first major developer and setting himself up as John Ringling's key partner in the 1920s boom. The other big event of 1910 resulted from the running of an advertisement in the Chicago Sunday Tribune on Jan. 23. As LaHurd tells it, Bertha Palmer, socialite widow of a Chicago millionaire, read J.H. Lord's notice that Sarasota was ripe with fertile farmland in the 'best location in the U.S.' A month later, Bertha and her relatives, including son Honore, arrived by train and were housed at the Halton Sanitarium, which was in 'better condition to care for such august company' than the aging Belle Haven Inn. Soon, Bertha owned 80,000 acres and Sarasota became a destination for wealthy Midwesterners who made it prosper. --Harold Bubil, Herald-Tribune Columnist Read more About the Author Jeff LaHurd is the author of several books of local history. His articles have appeared in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Style Magazine, The Sarasota Observer, SARASOTA Magazine, SRQ, and The Downtowner. LaHurd is a former board member of the Sarasota Alliance for Historic Preservation and the Sarasota Historical Society. Read more

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Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style

Pdf Photography Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style

Pdf:Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style.Review '...first definitive and in-depth volume on preppy fashion, exploring its evolution from its pragmatic origins and presence on elite Eastern campuses in America to its profound influence internationally and metamorphosis on the runway...' ~Habitually Chic Read more About the Author Jeffrey Banks is a Coty Award-winning designer of men’s and women’s apparel. Doria de La Chapelle is a freelance writer who is coauthor of Tartan: Romancing the Plaid. She has written on fashion, beauty, and style for Mademoiselle magazine and other publications. Fifty years ago, Lilly Pulitzer created a perennial preppy icon with a simple bright-colored cotton shift. Her company has blossomed into menswear, children’s wear, and accessories for the home. Read more

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William & Catherine: Their Romance and Royal Wedding in Photographs

Pdf Photography William & Catherine: Their Romance and Royal Wedding in Photographs

Pdf:William & Catherine: Their Romance and Royal Wedding in Photographs.About the Author Author/editor David Elliot Cohen has created more than thirty illustrated books that have collectively sold more than five million copies. Four, including A Day in the Life of America and America 24/7, have been New York Times bestsellers; many others have been national bestsellers in the United States and abroad, and four have appeared on the covers of Time and Newsweek. His recent books for Sterling Publishing include The Bush Legacy: Their Story in Photographs; Ronald Reagan: A Lifein Photographs; Nelson Mandela: A Life in Photographs; What Matters: The World’s Preeminent Photojournalists and Thinkers Depict Essential Issues of Our Time; and Obama: The Historic Front Pages—a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller. Robert Jobson is the official royal commentator for NBC. He is the author of William & Kate: The Love Story and Harry's War, and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Diana: Closely Guarded Secret. Winner of the London Press Club’s 'Scoop of the Year' for his worldwide exclusive that Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles were to wed in 2005, he has been at the forefront of royal news for twenty years as royal correspondent of the Daily Express, Evening Standard, the Sun and currently as royal editor of the News of the World. Read more

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Shot in the Dark: Low-Light Techniques for Wedding and Portrait Photography

Pdf Photography Shot in the Dark: Low-Light Techniques for Wedding and Portrait Photography

Pdf:Shot in the Dark: Low-Light Techniques for Wedding and Portrait Photography.Wedding photographers are under tremendous pressure to capture once-in-a-lifetime moments—from the bride’s preparations, to the ceremony, to the reception and the exit. They are forced to shoot in low light in every wedding—whether in poorly lit ceremony and reception venues or, later in the day, when the peak lighting has faded. This presents myriad problems and obstacles to achieving beautiful, artfully executed images of the events of the wedding day.In this book, popular photoeducator Brett Florens and contributors provide digital photo techniques and lighting solutions—from reflectors, to LED lights, to flash—that will help you ensure that no important image is lost to poor light or exposure concerns. From choosing and using the best camera settings to scouting locations with interesting, workable light, to creating gorgeous artistic effects, this book provides the skills you need to get THE shot at every stage of the wedding and in any locale.

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The Enchanted Tiara

Pdf Photography The Enchanted Tiara

Pdf:The Enchanted Tiara.About the Author Chaumet is a high-end jewelry brand founded in Paris in 1780 by Marie-Étienne Nitot. Headquartered in the Place Vendôme, the maison is a quintessential expression of Parisian refinement.Hélène Druvert is a French illustrator and paper and textile designer. In her best-selling books, she explores the expressive possibilities of paper cutouts and dioramas working with lasers and scalpels. Read more

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Bonnie Cashin: Chic Is Where You Find It

Pdf Photography Bonnie Cashin: Chic Is Where You Find It

Pdf:Bonnie Cashin: Chic Is Where You Find It.Review 'Celebrate the revolutionary thinking of artist and designer Bonnie Cashin, who changed the world of fashion by designing for the woman 'on the go' with a timeless essence and elegance.'-THE SOCIETY DIARIES'Bonnie Cashin’s lasting influence on American sportswear is evident from one season to the next, and Stephanie Lake’s new book will only give further definition to that legacy.'-WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY'Bonnie Cashin: Chic is Where You Find It is a rewarding and inspiring journey through the mind of one of fashion's greatest inventors and iconoclasts. Filled with never-before-seen archival material it illuminates the poignancy and scope of a long neglected talent.'-i-D Magazine 'Fashion independent, American Modernist, Cashin was a true Original. Page after page of Bonnie Cashin: Chic is Where You Find It attests to all that. . . [Cashin's] sketches are wonderfully modern, her handwritten notes, scattered throughout the book, reveal the depth of her thoughtful design process. . . Lake's book immerses readers into Cashin's world, in-depth, and it is infinitely satisfying.'  -LITTLE AUGURY BLOG  Read more About the Author Stephanie Lake holds a PhD from Bard Graduate Center, where she wrote her dissertation on Cashin. She maintains Cashin’s personal archive and has curated Cashin retrospectives around the globe. A jewelry designer, Lake’s work has been featured in Vogue, WWD, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and the New York Times. Jonathan Adler is a potter, designer, and home decorative arts guru. Read more

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Dresses to Dream About

Pdf Photography Dresses to Dream About

Pdf:Dresses to Dream About.Review 'One of today's top fashion designers, and Project Runway fan favorite, takes his fans through the creation of his favorite gowns, from sketch to dress.'—Society Diaries'During the first ten years of his young career, Christian Siriano's ultra-feminine and highly detailed creations have made him go-to designer for red carpet-bound celebrities, brides and even the former First Lady. Now, his most gorgeous gowns are being commemorated in their very own book, due out next month.'—Hollywood Reporter'Dresses to Dream About is as effective at putting the spotlight on these hidden gems within past Christian Siriano collections as it is at showcases the designer's creative range, showing the over-the-top ball gowns we fawn over on the red carpet alongside some of the quieter silhouettes he's made expressly for public figures looking to create a powerful image, like Michelle Obama.'—Glamour'The book gives readers an intimate look into his design process — how he begins each dress with a simple sketch and transforms it into a beautiful 'three-dimensional piece,' Siriano tells Yahoo Lifestyle. 'I wanted people to see all the work that goes into a dress — it’s a lot.' '—Yahoo! Style 'Years ago, Christian Siriano was rightly crowned as “the new king of old-school glamour” by Elle and that aesthetic can be seen in just about everything that the designer makes—and let’s be clear, he does a lot.'—New York Observer'Christian Siriano has been helping women live their lives as fierce and fabulously as possible since he stepped on the scene ten years ago. To celebrate his first decade in the fashion industry, the Project Runway alumn has released a book Dresses to Dream About.'—Us Weekly'Christian proves that in 2017, it's not enough to simply create glamorous red carpet gowns; the best designers make glamour accessible to all women. Such is the case with his new coffee table book 'Dresses to Dream About' which retails for just $45 on ChristianSiriano.com and Amazon.com. In the hardcover tome, photographed by his husband Brad Walsh, Christian Siriano shares 150 pictures and sketches from his decade-long career in the fashion industry.'—TeenVogue.com Read more About the Author Christian Siriano is an American fashion designer and member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). In 2008, Siriano debuted his namesake collection at New York Fashion Week. His designs have become perennial red-carpet favorites among A-list celebrities and supermodels. Read more

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It

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Pdf:It.Review '[A] book on personal style and inspirations...[from] British fashion icony Alexa Chung.'—The Wall Street Journal'[Alexa Chung] traces her journey to her place behind the velvet ropes in the new book It.'—Associated Press'[Alexa Chung] reveals how she puts together her effortless, cool look.'—InStyle“This full-fledged style icon is sharing her most intimate thoughts on her muses, aesthetic, childhood, and heartbreaks in a new diary-meets-scrapbook.”—Teen Vogue“Smart, trigger-quick wit….Chung gives her fans style inspirations, personal anecdotes, helpful beauty tips, and recreation advice.”—Paper Magazine“We can finally tap into the uberchic mind of ultimate It Girl Alexa Chung….Featuring the fashion-savvy Brit’s writing, drawings and personal photographs…. Just what we’ve wanted from our top girl crush.”—Foam Magazine Read more About the Author Alexa Chung is a television personality and international style icon, and the co-host of the new daily music television program Fuse News. She is also a contributing editor to British Vogue and has received numerous style awards, including the prestigious British Style Award, which she has won three years in a row. She lives in New York City. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Fashion Coloring Book: 100 pages with 20 different fashion templates, Gifts for girls to log their favorite style

Pdf Photography Fashion Coloring Book: 100 pages with 20 different fashion templates, Gifts for girls to log their favorite style

Pdf:Fashion Coloring Book: 100 pages with 20 different fashion templates, Gifts for girls to log their favorite style.Coloring your daily lifeLog your best match and your idea of styleThe Fashion Sketchpad is filled with 100 female figure templates in 20 different poses. Let it help you fully.Fashion Sketch Book is suit forGirls who want to be uniqueLearning Fashion DesignArtistWe will be pleasure to see Your design if you would like to share on our website or Facebook page.Buy Your Copy Today! We can't wait to see what you come up with.

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Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography

Pdf Photography Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography

Pdf:Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography.From the Back Cover IMAGINE THE ADVANTAGE YOU'D HAVE IF ONE OF THE WORLD'S TOP WEDDING SHOOTERS SHARED HIS SECRETS WITH YOU World-renowned wedding photographer, and one of the most widely acclaimed instructors in the industry today, David Ziser brings his no-nonsense, straight-to-the-point teaching style to a book that totally rewrites the rules for how wedding photography is taught. This groundbreaking new book is the first of its kind to focus on the exact areas that wedding photographers have been begging a top pro like David to cover, including how to create professional quality light and beautiful images in every situation, how to compose wedding images that sell, and how to create amazing images in the limited time and at the fast pace of a wedding. But David doesn't just stop there. He covers every aspect of what today's brides and wedding couples want from a wedding photographer, including poses that work every time and can't-miss lighting setups you can use again and again, and everything is laid out in a brilliant step-by-step method that makes learning these techniques so easy, you'll be able to pull off these same looks yourself (without spending thousands on expensive equipment). Plus, the book is packed with David's tricks of the trade that he's picked up in a career shooting all over the world. LEARN HOW THE PROS REALLY DO ITEach year David trains thousands of photographers on how to shoot weddings like a pro. He knows the problems and challenges today's wedding photographers face, and that's exactly what he covers in this book. You'll learn everything on the list here and much more: Professional posing and composition tipsSimple on-location lighting setups that are specially designed for the wedding photographerHow to get gorgeous images using a minimal amount of time and equipmentCreative lighting techniques that anyone can use to create dramatic wedding portraits that will set you apartDavid's own camera settings and lens selections (which lenses to use when, and why), and how to get the best results with your existing gearHow pros use on- and off-camera f lash, and a host of tricks of the trade that will make you more profitable and have you delivering the type of wedding shots you've always dreamed of!Plus, the book includes the complete cover-to-cover layout from one of David's wedding album designs to help spark your creative juices and give you ideas to take your own layouts to the next level. The wedding photography industry has been waiting for a landmark book that would become 'the book' that finally changes everything, and that's exactly what you'll be getting with the purchase of this book. Read more About the Author David A. Ziser, an internationally renowned portrait and wedding photographer, has shared his knowledge with tens of thousands of photographers in five languages, and in 14 countries worldwide. His Digital WakeUp Call tour was acclaimed as one of the best-ever seminars on digital photography. David is a regular featured lecturer at the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), and Imaging USA/Professional Photographers of America. He also provides training classes on DVD and online through Kelby Training, writes a daily photography blog, and writes for Professional Photographer magazine. David has been honored as a Kodak Mentor, and is one of 98 people worldwide who holds the distinguished honor of Fellow, bestowed by the American Society of Photographers. Read more

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Fiorucci

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Pdf:Fiorucci.Review 'The book, available Oct. 3, features the brand’s innovative and ever-changing logo designs and provocative ad campaigns alongside editorial contributions by Marc Jacobs and Sofia Coppola.'—Women's Wear Daily'You’ll love this playful celebration of one of the most irreverent labels in fashion and design.'—The Society Diaries'. . . the iconic brand that was introduced to us by way of its New York store on East 59th Street is poised for a successful relaunch. We stake that claim, of course, amidst an ongoing obsession with fashion nostalgia, from its heyday in the '70s and '80s, to its fall into administration just shy of the '90s. With a foreword by Sofia Coppola that sets up 192 pages of pure fashion fun, the archival photographs, posters, and graphics sum up just how influential Fiorucci was. Of Coppola's memories of the brand, she concedes: 'My life has never been the same again.' '—Refinery29.com'In the forward to a new book—aptly called Fiorucci—celebrating the brand’s return, Sofia Coppola writes that “life has never been the same again” since she discovered the New York store as a pre-teen. In the ‘70s and ‘80s, the store was commonly described as “daytime Studio 54,” and the book, published by Rizzoli, is a celebration of that energy.'—Interview Magazine'. . . a Rizzoli book about Fiorucci’s history, out next month, with a foreword from Sofia Coppola, that includes interviews with Maripol, Terry Jones and Marc Jacobs.'—The New York Times/ T Magazine'Whether bringing the thong from the shores of South America to Madison Avenue, making t-shirts paired with jeans a high fashion look, or collaborating with artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, Fiorucci made fashio go pop, appealing to the spirit of youth culture that embraced a sophisticated mix of sexy, sultry, and stylish looks. Fiorucci effortlessly blended the space between innocence and knowing, giving its customers the space to grow, to explore and examine their sensibilities, and to have fun with it all.'—Crave Online, The 5 Best New Books About the 1980s Read more About the Author Sofia Coppola is an Academy Award–winning American screenwriter, director, producer, photographer, and actress. Janie Schaffer and Stephen Schaffer are co-owners of Fiorucci. Read more

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The Wedding Photography Checklist (The Wedding Planning Checklist Series Book 1)

Pdf Photography The Wedding Photography Checklist (The Wedding Planning Checklist Series Book 1)

Pdf:The Wedding Photography Checklist (The Wedding Planning Checklist Series Book 1).The Wedding Photography ChecklistBy Tenille GregoryThe Wedding Photography Checklist is a widespread list of photo opportunities for the big day.It includes 350+ photo suggestions including when to take portraits, official photos, candid shots as well as who poses with whom in the attendant and family photos. And don’t forget important items on the day, such as a close up of the bride’s perfume bottle, special jewellery, ceremony programs and reception table centrepieces.It is perfect for:1. Amateur wedding photographers2. Professional photographers who are new to wedding photography3. Brides and grooms who want to make sure they get the right shotsTABLE OF CONTENTSPhotography Before the WeddingYour PhotographerAmateur PhotographyPhoto Suggestions Photos to be taken pre-ceremony with the bride Photos to be taken pre-ceremony with the groom Photos to be taken at the ceremony Photos to be taken in-between the ceremony and reception Photos to be taken at the receptionPhotography Enhancements, Printing and DistributionTop TipsThe simple checklist format acts as a blueprint for the entire day. You can easily flow through the day from start to finish selecting what you would like and eliminate what you don’t.- Pre-ceremony photos to be taken with the bride (72 ideas)- Pre-ceremony photos to be taken with the groom (50 ideas)- Photos to be taken at the ceremony (73 ideas)- Photos to be taken in-between the ceremony and reception (120 ideas)- Photos to be taken at the reception (82 ideas)Wedding day photographs will provide lasting memories for years to come so the last thing you want to do is miss that perfect shot.Click on 'look inside' above to sample this book now!

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500 Poses for Photographing Brides: A Visual Sourcebook for Professional Digital Wedding Photographers

Pdf Photography 500 Poses for Photographing Brides: A Visual Sourcebook for Professional Digital Wedding Photographers

Pdf:500 Poses for Photographing Brides: A Visual Sourcebook for Professional Digital Wedding Photographers.Review 'The book is gorgeous, informative, and easy to understand.'  —SanFranciscoBookReview.com Read more About the Author Michelle Perkins is a writer, a photographer, and a digital imaging specialist. Her work has appeared in 'After Capture,' 'PC Photo,' and' Rangefinder.' She is the author of numerous photography books, including '500 Poses for Photographing Women,' 'Professional Portrait Lighting,' and 'Professional Portrait Posing,' and is the coauthor of 'The Illustrated Dictionary of Photography.' She lives in Buffalo, New York. Read more

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Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1: Elevating the Approach to Photographing Wedding Stories

Pdf Photography Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1: Elevating the Approach to Photographing Wedding Stories

Pdf:Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1: Elevating the Approach to Photographing Wedding Stories.In Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1: Elevating the Approach to Photographing Wedding Stories, photographer and educator Roberto Valenzuela delivers what so many of his readers have been asking for: a book specifically dedicated to helping photographers improve their wedding photography. A wedding photographer himself, Roberto built his business from the ground up based on high-quality imagery that tells a compelling and beautiful story of his clients’ most important day.This is not a standard wedding photography book. In Wedding Storyteller, you will not find a collection of “looks,” which neither inspire nor teach you anything. You will also not find a wedding shot list—at least not in the traditional sense. Instead, this first volume of the three-part Wedding Storyteller series goes beyond the superficial and dives deeply into the truly important topics, themes, and subject matter you need to learn about in order to drastically elevate your wedding photography. Most importantly, Roberto stresses the crucial role that storytelling plays in creating compelling, meaningful, and unique photographs for your clients.In this book, Roberto has created a unique approach that anyone can learn to implement. Roberto’s “wedding storyteller skill components” system is divided into four sections:• Foundation Components: Location Techniques. Learn how to conquer the locations you encounter as a wedding photographer. Roberto teaches you how to work with light, context, clutter, walls, depth, and other compositional elements such as frames and reflections.• Foundation Components: People Techniques. Weddings are often high-energy, high-stress environments; your attitude and behavior have a huge impact on your ability to succeed as a photographer. Roberto discusses the crucial people skills you need to know and also teaches his unique approach to “situational posing” and group posing.• Storyteller Approach Components. Roberto discusses the five approaches he uses to build a “wedding story” for his clients. These five approaches are: photojournalism, interactive photojournalism, stylized aware posing, stylized unaware posing, and story development.• Expert Components. The final section builds and expands on everything covered in the previous components, as Roberto addresses such topics as Emotionally Valuable People (EVP), lens choices, helper light, posing patterns (and when to break them), capturing “peak action,” achieving a unique perspective, and creating multi-layered stories within a single photograph.At a wedding, each photograph has the opportunity to convey a special moment and contribute to the rich, visual story of your clients’ most important day. As the photographer, you are both the director and the documentarian of that story. With Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1, by your side, you finally have a book that teaches you the skills you need to learn in order to create amazing images and craft masterful stories filled with beauty, emotion, and meaning.

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DVF: Journey of a Dress

Pdf Photography DVF: Journey of a Dress

Pdf:DVF: Journey of a Dress.Review “What is indisputably true is that there have only been rare instances in the history of fashion that rival the amazing story of the DVF wrap dress. Journey of a Dress is a visual diary of the dress’ start and where it is today within the hierarchy of fashion. The book provides the reader with an exhaustive, if not encyclopedic photographic catalog of the wrap dress in its many and seemingly endless incarnations. If you are a boomer who was either in the fashion business, a fashion spectator, or a consumer who wore this item, the book is a trip down memory lane as well as a reminder that fashion was once all about the clothes one wore and clothes that served a purpose other than just for mere attention. For those who are rookie fashionphiles, let DVF’s story be a lesson to you: Journey of a Dress is a fun retelling of a true fashion fairy tale.” –New York Journal of Books'Coffee Table Book for the Fashion-Obsessed. From the initial launch of her now-legendary wrap dress until now, the iconic designer’s career is detailed in this upcoming book. It’s richly illustrated by the photographs of Helmut Newton, Francesco Scavullo, and others, and also includes the artwork of Andy Warhol.” –WhoWhatWear“…sure to intrigue any fashion enthusiast—and dress up any table or shelf. “ —The Charlotte Observer Read more About the Author By 1976, Diane von Furstenberg had sold over a million wrap dresses and was featured on the cover of Newsweek. In 1997, after a hiatus from fashion, she reestablished her company, building it into a global luxury lifestyle brand now sold in over 55 countries. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America in 2005 and was elected CFDA’s president in 2006. In 2012, she was named the most powerful woman in fashion by Forbes magazine. Bill Katz has served as designer, architect, and aesthetic consigliere to many of the world’s creative heavyweights—particularly A-list artists such as Anselm Kiefer, Cy Twombly, and Jasper Johns. Holly Brubach has been a contributing editor at Vogue, a staff writer for The New Yorker and Atlantic Monthly, and the style editor of the New York Times Magazine. Read more

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1000 Sneakers: A Guide to the World's Greatest Kicks, from Sport to Street

Pdf Photography 1000 Sneakers: A Guide to the World's Greatest Kicks, from Sport to Street

Pdf:1000 Sneakers: A Guide to the World's Greatest Kicks, from Sport to Street.Review 'These days, sneaker-related books are a dime a dozen... That's why 1000 Sneakers by Mathieu Le Maux is such a breath of fresh air.' –Sole Collector'presents a visual history of the world's most coveted pairs, ranging from vintage icons -- the Adidas Jabbar, Puma Clyde, and Nike Air Force 1 -- to lesser heralded classics like the PRO-Keds Royal Master or the Vans Sk8 -Hi.' –FreshnessMag.com'1000 Sneakers: A Guide to the World's Greatest Kicks, from Sport to Street celebrates shoe culture with a look at the most memorable and noteworthy releases, both past and present.' –Uncrate.com'With 1000 Sneakers you are treated to tons of great visuals, fun facts, movie references, sports moments and more.' –DeFY New York'The book spans classics like Keds and Converse All-Stars to today’s leading fashion icons, totaling more than 1,000 full-color sneaker images. The pseudo-encyclopedia details the rise of sneaker culture and its star celebrities. 'My second aim was to tell stories,' the author says, adding, 'I didn’t only want to show iconic shoes but explain why they became famous—the story, the man, the event behind each sneaker.'' –Footwear Plus'. . . whether you’re a true sneakerhead or just a history buff interested in the legacy of fire kicks, this is a quality read.' –Highsnobiety.com 'This is a must-read for sneakerheads.' –Maxim Magazine 'It's a fully loaded catalog for sneakerheads, with side-by-side comparisons of all the sneakers that matter most.' –BookPage Read more About the Author Mathieu Le Maux has been the sports editor of French GQ since 2011 and is an avid sneaker collector, owning more than 300 pairs. Read more

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The Wedding Photographer's Handbook: a guide to modern wedding photography

Pdf Photography The Wedding Photographer's Handbook: a guide to modern wedding photography

Pdf:The Wedding Photographer's Handbook: a guide to modern wedding photography.About the Author Featured on The WB and noted by MTV, Gene Ho exemplifies the new generation of wedding photography.Gene Ho manages a staff of 20 photographers who shoot weddings across the U.S. and Canada.His client list reads like a modern ?who?s who? and his website, geneho.com averages 500,000 hits a month. Read more

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Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography

Pdf Photography Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography

Pdf:Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography.Since the days of the first photographs, artists have used various techniques to extend the range of lights and darks in their photos. Photographic masters such as Ansel Adams and Edward Weston spent countless hours burning and dodging their prints to create images with extended dynamic range. With the advent of digital photography, new horizons in extending dynamic range are possible. HDR techniques now make it easy to extend the dynamic range of an image well beyond the capability of the human eye.In Creating HDR Photos, bestselling author Harold Davis covers the complete HDR workflow, from choosing the subjects that work best for HDR through processing RAW files to unlock the dynamic power of HDR. You’ll learn how to photograph multiple exposures and blend them into a single HDR image using various software programs. Best of all, you will find out how to control the style of your HDR images, from subtle to hyper-real, using a range of photographic and post-processing techniques. Packed with stunning image examples, Creating HDR Photos brings this essential digital technique within every photographer’s grasp.

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Loverly Wedding Planner: The Modern Couple's Guide to Simplified Wedding Planning

Pdf Photography Loverly Wedding Planner: The Modern Couple's Guide to Simplified Wedding Planning

Pdf:Loverly Wedding Planner: The Modern Couple's Guide to Simplified Wedding Planning.Review If your betrothed is planning your big day, she'll love this Pinterest-worthy bridal companion from the editors at Lover.ly. ― Refinery29Is your best friend tying the knot next year? Get a head start on being the best MOH ever and give her this essential guide to bridal everything from the creators of inspirational site Lover.ly. ― Essence Read more About the Author Kellee Khalil is the founder and CEO of the popular wedding website, Lover.ly, which she launched in 2012. Lover.ly's mission is to make wedding planning simple and more fun. Lover.ly has been featured in the New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, on Fox & Friends and more. Learn more at Lover.ly.com.  Read more

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Taylor Swift 2019 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar with Foil Stamped Cover, Music Pop Singer Songwriter Celebrity (Multilingual Edition)

Pdf Photography Taylor Swift 2019 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar with Foil Stamped Cover, Music Pop Singer Songwriter Celebrity (Multilingual Edition)

Pdf:Taylor Swift 2019 12 x 12 Inch Monthly Square Wall Calendar with Foil Stamped Cover, Music Pop Singer Songwriter Celebrity (Multilingual Edition).About the Author BrownTrout Publishers, Inc. is an independent publishing company founded in 1986 and headquartered in El Segundo, California. Specializing in high-quality printed products utilizing recycled paper and eco-friendly soy-based inks, BrownTrout is the largest creator and distributor of calendars and seasonal products worldwide. Our products are available at the finest retailers. Visit our website, browntrout.com, for more details about our company and the wide and varied range of items we offer. BrownTrout Publishers, Inc. - The Calendar Company Read more

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Lee (Icons)

Pdf Photography Lee (Icons)

Pdf:Lee (Icons).As begun in the best-selling Happy Times, her first book with Assouline, Lee Radziwill’s colorful journey continues in the much-anticipated Lee. In this quest or privacy and freedom within a highly publicized life, Radziwill shares her unique perspective as a witness to history, recalling the numerous cultural figures she counted among her friends, from Rudolf Nureyev to Truman Capote, and quiet moments with her children in London and New York. Filled with anecdotes and personal photographs, Lee is an intimate reflection on Radziwill’s world.

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Making Faces

Pdf Photography Making Faces

Pdf:Making Faces.About the Author 'Kevyn Aucoin's faces appear in editorial features, fashion shows, music videos, and advertising campaigns as well as on the covers of virtually every major magazine, and he's be e Ad a guest on many television programs, including Oprah, the Today show, Good Morning America, VH-I's Fashion Television, MTV's House of Style and Entertainment Tonight. His client roster reads like a Who's Who of the entertainment world's elite: This list includes all of the women who appear in this book, as well as Sharon Stone, Whitney Houston, Linda Evangelista, Mary Tyler Moore, Cindy Crawford, Elizabeth Hurley and Bette Midler, among many, many others. Along with the numerous accolades he has received is a special award from the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America), the first and only time such an honor has been bestowed on a makeup artist. The author of the bestselling book The Art of Makeup, he resides in New York City.' Read more

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Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016

Pdf Photography Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016

Pdf:Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016.Review 'Whether she's photographing the famous and powerful - or simply the woman next door - Annie always captures something unexpected and deeply personal.'—Oprah Winfrey'Getting your photograph taken by Annie is one of the great totems of success in America.'—Graydon Carter, Editor-in-chief, Vanity Fair'She's a poet.'—Robert Wilson'Annie Leibovitz is one of the most aesthetically gifted photographers alive.'—Guardian'Her pictures are consistently great. They unerringly capture the zeitgeist.'—Paul Roth, director of the Ryerson Image Centre'Leibovitz is not simply among our foremost image-makers. She has essentially created a new form of portraiture for our time.'—Sherri Geldin, director of the Wexner Center for the Arts'[Leibovitz] has a way of turning the zeitgeist into works of high art.'—UrbanDaddy'With more than 150 pop culture favorite subjects, this volume of striking portraits documents contemporary culture with an artist's eye and wit.' —Society Diaries'...The latest book to commemorate her astonishing career.' —Publishers Weekly'Iconic is an overused word, but it feels apt when describing the globally recognisable, influential, and compelling images of photographer Annie Leibovitz. Now, in a luxurious new compendium, her last decade of work is showcased in all its glory... The book is a who's who of the relevant and revered.' —Red'A true trailblazer.'—Glamour'Formidable in its breadth, and its weight... This is Leibovitz in excelsis: movie and music stars, politicians and power brokers; the inevitable nudes - Lady Gaga splayed over a bed, and a rather simian Jeff Koons admiring himself in a mirror; as well as a panoply of less familiar characters and still-lifes from her Pilgrimage series of objects and places with historical resonance. It is a record not only of Leibovitz's life as a photographer over 11 years, but of American life... In her new book, the Hollywood glitz gives way to more contemplative pictures of artists, painters and musicians.'—Daily Telegraph Magazine'[Leibovitz] gets to photograph everyone. And we mean everyone... Here are the great and the good... These portraits are acts of collaboration. She and her subject are telling us stories.'—The Herald'Breathtaking... Leibovitz has produced compelling images that are a subtle combination of staged and relaxed.'—The Lady'The extraordinary work of one of the most celebrated celebrity photographer of all time... Uniquely captivating photos.'—Parade Online'In this new collection, Leibovitz has captured the most influential and compelling figures of the last decade in the style that has also made her one of the most influential photographers of our time.'—Waterfront'Annie Leibovitz's pictures are pure entertainment.'—The Jewish Chronicle'Witty, personal and always unique, Leibovitz has a career of capturing iconic people... A majestic who's who of the last decade.'—The Essential Journal'Not only are the photos in Leibovitz's book of portraits stupendous among themselves but so is the book itself. It is no exaggeration to say that the finest portrait photographer of our time is all of that because she is a wise artist first and a photographer second.'—Buffalo News Read more About the Author Annie Leibovitz is one of the most influential photographers of our time. Her career spans nearly five decades, starting in the 1970s when she was a widely acclaimed photographer at Rolling Stone. At Vanity Fair and Vogue and in independent projects, Leibovitz expanded her repertoire as a portraitist with a distinctive style. Her many honors include being designated a Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and her work is exhibited at museums around the world.Alexandra Fuller is a prize-winning writer, whose memoirs Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight and Leaving Before the Rains Come have met with public and critical acclaim. Her articles and reviews have appeared in numerous publications, including The New Yorker, Granta, The New York Times, Guardian, and National Geographic. Read more

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Go High: The Unstoppable Presence and Poise of Michelle Obama

Pdf Photography Go High: The Unstoppable Presence and Poise of Michelle Obama

Pdf:Go High: The Unstoppable Presence and Poise of Michelle Obama.Believe in the America that reaches higher.Go High is a photographic collection of First Lady Michelle Obama’s warmth, wisdom, and belief in a future that is bright. As you move along these pages, you will find moments in time that spotlight Michelle Obama’s compassion, verve, and dynamic approach to unifying people from all walks of life. Beside these photographs of our 44th First Lady are some of her most compelling words―her earnest expression that the United States of America is a place of unity, fairness, vitality, and optimism. Take a nostalgic look back through Michelle Obama’s heartfelt embrace of the American people, and her persistent encouragement to always lift one another up, reach higher, and rise to the occasion.

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Big Shots: Rock Legends and Hollywood Icons

Pdf Photography Big Shots: Rock Legends and Hollywood Icons

Pdf:Big Shots: Rock Legends and Hollywood Icons.Review IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards - Art & Photography Gold MedalIndependent Publisher Book Award ('IPPY') - Photography Bronze MedalGold Ink Awards - Hardcover Books Pewter Awards“A fine collection and excellent retrospective. With both color and black and white images taken at myriad sites and in Webster’s studio, this book captures the vibe and ethos of its time, yet don’t seem at all dated. Webster has his own voice, and was able to photograph his subjects with an ease and naturalness that any photographer should aspire to. See it for yourself.”—Maximum Ink“Every big shot will appreciate this hugely impressive “Big Shots” book gallery of iconic celebrity photos by Guy Webster who created some of the most memorable images from 1960s Hollywood.”—Pursuitist“[Guy Webster’s] candid shots were audacious and revealing...So many of them were defining. Like the sepia one of a young Hush Puppy wearing Van Dyke Parks on the cover of Song Cycle. It’s perfect. It visually defines the artist as intensely as does the music...Webster’s cinema celebrity photographs are equally evocative and iconic.”—Analog Planet'The Kubernik brothers' breathless, succinct summaries capture the era's momentous cultural changes, as well as the historic dynamic reflected in Webster's portraits.'—PR Leap“Beginning with his controversial cover shot of The Mamas and the Papas first album, Webster would go on to photograph musicians and actors...whose work would go on to indelibly shape the decade. Big Shots is a fascinating overview of one of rock photography’s early innovators, whose career spanned more than 40 years.”—BookTrib“Guy Webster was the photographer of '60's counterculture, capturing intimate portraits of young talent like Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin and Jack Nicholson before they became American legends...It's very glamorous and very rock n' roll.”—The Daily Beast“Throughout his decades-long career, photographer Guy Webster has captured some of the most iconic figures in music, film and politics – from the Rolling Stones to Dean Martin to Bill Clinton – during their prime.”—RollingStone.com'A thrill for anyone interested in the L.A. music and film scene of the ’60s and ’70s, when artists were breaking boundaries and building a new aesthetic...In this age of Instagram and Tumblr and Snapchat, Webster’s photos remind readers of the beauty of a timeless picture.'—Variety Read more About the Author Harvey Kubernik has been a noted author, popular music journalist, and record producer for more than forty years. A former West Coast director of A&R for MCA Records, Kubernik is the author of several books, including Canyon of Dreams: The Magic and the Music of Laurel Canyon, A Perfect Haze: The Illustrated History of the Monterey International Pop Festival, It Was 50 Years Ago Today: The Beatles Invade America and Hollywood, and Turn Up the Radio! Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956–1972. He lives in Los Angeles. Read more

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Mark Seliger Photographs

Pdf Photography Mark Seliger Photographs

Pdf:Mark Seliger Photographs.About the Author Mark Seliger is a preeminent American photographer. Seliger began working for Rolling Stone in 1987, and served as its chief photographer from 1992 to 2001. His work has appeared in Vanity Fair, ELLE, GQ, Vogue Italia, The New Yorker, Purple, and in museums and galleries worldwide. He lives in New York City. Read more

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Slim Aarons: Women

Pdf Photography Slim Aarons: Women

Pdf:Slim Aarons: Women.About the Author Slim Aarons (1916–2006) was among his generation’s most influential photographers. His photographs have appeared in countless magazines, including Town & Country, LIFE, and Holiday. Laura Hawk is a freelance writer who worked with Slim Aarons on the road and on magazine and book projects for more than two decades. Read more

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American Originals

Pdf Photography American Originals

Pdf:American Originals.Review 'William Abranowicz photographs extraordinary individuals and the unique, personal expressions of style they call home.' (Veranda)'A terrific book. . . . something wonderful on every page.' (Martha Stewart)'American Originals is a survey of more than 250 original photos. It's the coffee table book to end it all.' (Elle Decor)'The photographer, long noted for his talent for capturing the essence of rooms and their occupants, has seen a lot and documented a lot. In this new book, Abranowicz focus his lens on the places where poets, rock stars, designers, tastemakers, politicians, and other celebrities live. We see how these luminaries express themselves and their creativity in their rooms.' (Milieu)'Flip through virtually any design magazine today, and you'll get an 'inside look' into a celebrity's newly completed home. . . . The photographer William Abranowicz has certainly captured his fair share of these interiors in his 40-year-long career, but he's also managed to stumble across some genuinely striking homes (which often still belong to celebrities) that manage to express something warmly personal about their owners. He's compiled these interiors into American Originals.' (Bloomberg.com)'Tag along with veteran photographer William Abranowicz to the homes of sculptors, stylists, and actors in American Originals. And be prepared to redefine your idea of creative spaces—these are the real deal.'  (House Beautiful)'In the world of interior photography, William Abranowicz is like the Beyonce of his peers--the incredibly talented and highly successful professional that's leaps and bounds ahead of the competition. For 40 years, countless homes of celebrities, painters, poets, rock stars, designers, tastemakers, politicians, and performers have been photographed under his watchful eye.' (MyDomaine) Read more About the Author William Abranowicz’s work is found in important collections throughout the world and has appeared in almost every major publication in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He was a contributing photographer to Condé Nast Traveler for 25 years and has created ad campaigns for many leading brands. Zander Abranowicz, William’s son and frequent collaborator, is a writer and editor for the design firm Athletics. John Derian is a découpage artist, home décor dealer, and author of The John Derian Picture Book.   Read more

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Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind the Songs

Pdf Photography Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind the Songs

Pdf:Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind the Songs.About the Author Brian Hiatt is a senior writer for Rolling Stone magazine and the host of the magazine’s podcast on Sirius XM. He was previously on staff at Entertainment Weekly and its website, EW.com, as well as at MTV News.   Read more

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Jeter Unfiltered

Pdf Photography Jeter Unfiltered

Pdf:Jeter Unfiltered.About the Author Derek Jeter is a fourteen-time All-Star and five-time World Series winner who has played for one team—the storied New York Yankees—for all twenty seasons of his major league career. His grace and class on and off the field have made him an icon and role model far beyond the world of baseball.Christopher Anderson is an internationally recognized photographer who is a member of Magnum Photos and Photographer in Residence at New York magazine. Read more Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Jeter Unfiltered SPRING TRAINING This spring training was different, because more than ever before, I focused on trying to enjoy it. When everyone shows up for spring training, all they look forward to is the end of it. Most guys just can’t wait to get out there on Opening Day and start playing. A countdown begins—thirty days left, twenty days left, and so on—it’s all the guys talk about. I’ve done that, too, in the past, but not this time. I went in and tried to enjoy every day, without thinking about the end of it. The end would come soon enough. Read more

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Astrid Kirchherr with the Beatles

Pdf Photography Astrid Kirchherr with the Beatles

Pdf:Astrid Kirchherr with the Beatles.Rare portraits of the Fab Four on the cusp of world fameAstrid Kirchherr, an immensely talented art and fashion student in postwar Hamburg, was poised for a meteoric rise to success in the 1960s art scene thanks to her sense of style and keen eye. A protégé of the great photographer Renhart Wolf, Kirchherr was ready to take the culture and style of her native city worldwide when she met John, George, Paul, Peter and a bassist and painter named Stuart Sutcliffe. In 1962, she met the Beatles.Kirchherr would go on to photograph these teenagers as they became young men, and portrayed them as only she could, with precise shots, technical mastery and a totally unique style and attitude. Kirchherr’s brief photography career was marked by serendipitous highs and devastating lows. Sutcliffe died just as the pair were about to marry, and Kirchherr, who photographed the band as they toured Europe, resented being reduced to a “Beatles photographer.”Astrid Kirchherr with the Beatles finally does justice to Kirchherr’s masterful body of photographic work, celebrating her artistic approach, her dedication to technical excellence and, of course, the subjects who she made look so great: the original Beatles, artists like Klaus Voorman and the teenagers of Hamburg and Liverpool.Astrid Kirchherr (born 1938) is a German photographer and artist. Though she has taken very few photographs since 1967, her early work―including some of the most iconic images ever taken of the Beatles―has been exhibited internationally.

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Daniel Kramer: Bob Dylan, A Year and a Day

Pdf Photography Daniel Kramer: Bob Dylan, A Year and a Day

Pdf:Daniel Kramer: Bob Dylan, A Year and a Day.Review 'Kramer captured Dylan more artfully and more prolifically than anyone else.' --Vanity Fair, New York'A captivating and unprecedented collection of photographs… A Year and a Day provides a new lens through which to appreciate this near-mythic musician.' --The Gentleman s Journal, London Read more About the Author Daniel Kramer is a photographer and filmmaker whose portraits and picture stories have been published worldwide; his film work encompasses documentaries and commercials. But it is his photographs of Bob Dylan, the first major work published about the young artist on his way from superstar to icon during 1964 and 1965, which catapulted Kramer’s work onto the international stage. A master printer, Kramer’s photographs are widely collected and exhibited. Brooklyn born, he lives in New York City. Read more

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Kandy Magazine January 2018: Lindsey Pelas - World's Most Desirable Woman (Volume 1)

Pdf Photography Kandy Magazine January 2018: Lindsey Pelas - World's Most Desirable Woman (Volume 1)

Pdf:Kandy Magazine January 2018: Lindsey Pelas - World's Most Desirable Woman (Volume 1).Lindsey Pelas is one of the most popular social influencers with more than 7 million Instagram followers. In the January 2018 Kandy magazine edition Lindsey discusses what she considers before going on a first date as well as releasing for the first-time new photos captured in Beverly Hills.Also inside the January 2018 Kandy Magazine issue are the Best of 2017 picks in music, gaming, movies, cars, and gadgets. The editors also name their top three sports stories of 2017 - J.J. Watt Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, the 2018 Olympic Ban of Russia, and the big names missing from the 2018 World Cup.

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Modern Monarchy: The British Royal Family Today

Pdf Photography Modern Monarchy: The British Royal Family Today

Pdf:Modern Monarchy: The British Royal Family Today.Review 'The pomp, the circumstance, the clothes, the jewels, and, of course, the glamorous new American royal, Duchess Meghan. Getty Images photographer Chris Jackson, who has followed every move of the British royal family for the past 15 years, serves up his most dazzling shots.' —USA Today Read more About the Author Multi-award winning photographer and three-time Royal Photographer of the Year Chris Jackson's photographs of the British Royal family have garnered worldwide acclaim and are published regularly on the front pages of newspapers and magazines around the world. He has worked closely with many Royal charities such as Tusk Trust and Prince Harry's charity, Sentebale. Read more

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Kim Kardashian Selfish

Pdf Photography Kim Kardashian Selfish

Pdf:Kim Kardashian Selfish.Review “The first lady of #fame – the 100 Most Influential People” –Time Magazine'Kim Kardashian already broke the internet. Now she's poised to break the best-seller lists. . . . It's easy to mock - indeed, the title almost does it for you - but this seemingly throw-away collection may end up being just as much a part of pop-art history as when Andy Warhol painted soup cans.' -Daily News'Kim Kardashian is the queen of selfies, and she's planning to make sure everyone knows it in her upcoming book, Selfish.' -MTV News'Now there's a book cover if we've ever seen one! . . . this book is obviously made for her biggest fans. Not to mention it includes previously unseen selfies!' -USA Today'Kim Kardashian can take a selfie anywhere, and we mean anywhere!' -E! News'In her new coffee-table book, Selfish, the reality star documents nine years of her life in selfies - some seen by millions, others revealed for the first time.' -Harper's Bazaar'Now you can get between the covers with her— hardcovers, that is. With more than 400 pages of intimate snaps (including bikini selfies, lingerie selfies and, yes, several nude selfies), flipping through her new photo book Selfish, published by art-house giant Rizzoli, feels like scrolling through a fabulously rich and beautiful friend’s well-curated smartphone.' -Playboy Magazine'As they say, you have to love yourself first! After months of anticipation (and just a touch of eye-rolling), Kim Kardashian's selfie-filled coffee table book, aptly entitled Kim Kardashian's Selfish, [has] finally arrive[d].' -US Weekly'Kim Kardashian has joined the ranks of Giacometti, da Vinci, Lichtenstein, O’Keeffe, and just about every other revered artist of any era: she, too, now has a Rizzoli-published book devoted to her work at the forefront of an artistic movement. Indeed, Rizolli notes that she’s 'widely regarded as a trailblazer of the ‘selfie movement.'” -Flavorwire.com'Treat your coffee table to a 300-page collection of Kim's best selfies . . . ' -People Magazine '[Kim K's] the queen of the selfie. And her soon-to-be released hardcover book . . . should be all the evidence she'll need to maintain that throne.' -CR Fashion Book'Attention all Kim Kardashian fans - here's the E! star as you've never seen her before! . . . aptly dubbed Selfish . . . [the images] definitely don't disappoint.' -E! Online 'As it stands, Kim Kardashian West holds the title for most Instagram followers (at 30 million) just behind the platform's own account (at 60 million). An average Kim K selfie garners upwards of 650,000 likes with her wedding photo receiving 2.5 million likes. With all that in mind, there's no question that Kim's controversial new book, Selfie, is going to fly off the shelves.' –V Magazine“From her favorite throwback images to current ultra-sexy glam shots, Selfish will provide readers with a behind-the-scenes look into Kardashian’s life.” –In Style Magazine  Read more About the Author A new mom to her daughter, North, and happily married to the rapper Kanye West, Kim Kardashian West is on top of the world, and this collection of hand-picked images from her personal archive is a tribute to her fans who have supported her through her very highly publicized journey. Read more

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Hemingway's Havana: A Reflection of the Writer's Life in Cuba

Pdf Photography Hemingway's Havana: A Reflection of the Writer's Life in Cuba

Pdf:Hemingway's Havana: A Reflection of the Writer's Life in Cuba.Review 'Hemingway's Havana . . . captures the essence of Ernest Hemingway’s time in Cuba through beautiful and vibrant photographs and prose. It tells the story of why Hemingway felt most at home in Cuba, and illustrates the beauty of the people and the island-setting that most inspired him.'—WJCT 'Wheeler’s new book captures all of Havana’s beauty the way Hemingway would have wanted his readers to view it: through the sea, the land, and his work.'—Idaho Statesman 'If you’re a fan of Ernest Hemingway, if you’re curious about the Cuba of today as well as the last century, or even if you just enjoy photography, Hemingway’s Havana will appeal to you. It would also make a great gift for any Hemingway aficionado..'—The Classy Chics 'I never lost my sense of adventure so when the hardbound copy of Hemingway’s Havana arrived I turned the pages carefully, reading the text on one page, immersing in the photo parallel color beauty.'—Jetsettter magazine 'A perfect coffee table book . . . The photographic presentation alone is enough to make this book worthy of any coffee table. But the magic only begins when you dive into the narrative.''—Bellingham Herald 'From the foreword by América Fuentes, the granddaughter of the late Gregorio Fuentes, Hemingway’s friend and the captain of his boat Pilar, the reader will be captivated by Robert Wheeler’s vision of Cuba as Hemingway lived and breathed it.'—Muse literary blog 'Mr. Wheeler’s unique vision lies in taking us with him and guiding our attention towards the hidden details and locales that Hemingway saw and experienced and in doing so, bringing a greater understanding as to why this land of contrasts was Hemingway’s chosen home for so long.”—georgiannalane.com 'A wonderful, colourful and warm tribute.'—Blue Wolf Reviews 'The expressive photographs throughout the book are gorgeous and very telling.'—Underrated Reads 'Roberto’s words and images of my homeland are eloquently and beautifully balanced and exist in harmony like the ocean and the sky. His images and words are fused with the same magic, elusiveness and beauty of the island of Cuba and its people.'—Raul Villarreal, author of Hemingway's Cuban Sun'Robert Wheeler's words and photographs have given an honest and clear picture of the Hemingway that my grandfather loved, and of the Hemingway that we Cubans—especially the fishermen from Cojimar, who want his memory to remain alive—still hold dear.'—from the foreword by América Fuentes, granddaughter of Gregorio Fuentes, captain of Hemingway's boat, PilarPraise for Hemingway's Paris: 'Achingly effective.' —Booklist, Starred Review 'Is Hemingway's Paris ambitious? Yes. Does it work? Absolutely.' —Huffington Post 'By showing us the Paris that Hemingway saw, walked through, and loved, Robert Wheeler gives us a more complete picture than we have had of this legendary and complicated American writer.' —Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University 'This book evokes not only the beauty of Paris but especially of Hemingway's remembrance of the early Paris years and his formation as a modernist writer. The exquisite photography and the evocative beauty of the prose bring out the very best of what Paris has to offer: past, present, and, forever, the future. Read this book and savor Hemingway's city.' —James Meredith, president, the Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society 'Wheeler's photographs of Hemingway's Paris are a gritty illustration of what Perkins saw in Hemingway's writing.' —Jenny Phillips, grand-daughter of Hemingway's longtime editor, Maxwell Perkins 'In this photographic tribute to Ernest Hemingway, Robert Wheeler uses his unerring eye and masterly vision to bring us Paris, city of literature and romance, in a unique and charming way. Inspired by A Moveable Feast, the crisp black-and-white images and accompanying narrative give us an original insight into both beloved city and renowned author. A delightful experience!' —Valerie Hemingway, author of Running with the Bulls: My Years with the Hemingways 'If you're interested in Hemingway or Paris, this book is a must read.' —Sun Also Rises (blog) Read more About the Author Robert Wheeler is a teacher, writer, photographer, husband, and father. He has been a Hemingway enthusiast ever since reading his first Hemingway novel in 1986. For the past ten years, he has been a professor at Southern New Hampshire University where he teaches courses in writing and on Hemingway. He lives by the sea in New Castle, New Hampshire with his wife, Meme, and his daughters, Emma and Helen. Read more

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Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth.

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Pdf:Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth..Review “Rich in collective wisdom. . .the courage, grace, passion, and intelligence that characterize each of the separate narratives are sure to motivate any woman seeking to succeed in a (white) man's world. An inspiring collection.”­  (Kirkus Reviews) “What Bond has created is a resource for black girls and women alike to look to and find inspiration from in a world that has historically ignored, and undervalued them. In celebrating women, Bond celebrates diversity, individuality, and a world-wide sisterhood.”  (Booklist Review) Read more About the Author Beverly Bond is a women’s empowerment leader, entrepreneur, mentor, philanthropist, celebrity DJ, cultural curator and social innovator. In 2006, Bond founded BLACK GIRLS ROCK! and created the annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards to celebrate the excellence and dynamic accomplishments of Black women across sectors. Bond’s work as a businesswoman and community leader has earned her prestigious accolades and  recognition, from being included on Ebony magazine’s Power 100 list of most influential Blacks in America, two Gracie Awards, and three NAACP Image Awards and beyond. Read more

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Gisele Bündchen

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Pdf:Gisele Bündchen.Review “[Gisele Bündchen] offers readers a sense of exclusivity and timelessness – one of those once-in-a-lifetime purchases to own a sliver of Bündchen’s inimitable legacy.” (garagemag.com) Read more

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Mick Rock: The Rise of David Bowie, 1972-1973 (Multilingual Edition)

Pdf Photography Mick Rock: The Rise of David Bowie, 1972-1973 (Multilingual Edition)

Pdf:Mick Rock: The Rise of David Bowie, 1972-1973 (Multilingual Edition).Review “Flick through some of the greatest pictures of the late musical icon in this beautiful coffee table book from TASCHEN. A great gift for fans looking for a fitting tribute to one of pop culture’s legends.” (The Mirror, London)“For Bowie fans, it’s a must.” (harpersbazaar.co.uk)“…a touching tribute to Bowie’s early star power.” (The San Francisco Chronicle)“Rock’s pictures don’t simply depict a singer seizing the moment, but document an artist creating it.” - Royal Photographic Society Journal, London“Ziggy Stardust as you’ve never seen him before. […] a coffee–table–wonder.” (GQ.co.uk) Read more About the Author Mick Rock was born in London in 1948 and is known as “The Man who shot the seventies.” As well as David Bowie, he has photographed Lou Reed, Queen, Iggy Pop, Roxy Music and Blondie. He also produced and directed music videos for the classic Bowie songs: “John, I’m Only Dancing”, “The Jean Genie”, “Space Oddity” and “Life On Mars?”. Rock has had major exhibitions in London, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, San Francisco, and Las Vegas. Read more

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Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials: 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter

Pdf Photography Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials: 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter

Pdf:Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials: 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter.Review '[An] excellent book. Author Arnold distills why each movie is a must-see, and augments his knowledgeable text with sidebar quotes from various TCM hosts... Handsomely designed and packed with great photos, The Essentials would be a perfect gift for a young person who's just dipping his or her toe into these waters…but I found it equally appealing.'—Leonard Maltin, leonardmaltin.com'An entertaining read... Beautifully-designed and illustrated... Author Jeremy Arnold does a superb job presenting the reasons why a particular film matters.'—Raymond Benson, Cinema Retro Read more About the Author Jeremy Arnold is a writer and film historian who has written more than 500 programming articles for TCM.com and has contributed to Moviemaker, Variety, Premiere, and DGA magazines. He has recorded audio commentaries for the DVD releases of several classic films and is the author of Lawrence of Arabia: The Fiftieth Anniversary, a coffee-table book companion to that film's Blu-ray release. Jeremy resides in Los Angeles. Read more

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Ed Sheeran 2019 Wall Calendar

Pdf Photography Ed Sheeran 2019 Wall Calendar

Pdf:Ed Sheeran 2019 Wall Calendar.Great gift for fans of Ed Sheeran! Easy to read grids on 12" x 12" pages All photographs printed on high quality paper with full color Observes major holidays and moon phases 12 full month pages with 4 bonus months on one page with punch hole for hanging Blending soulful vocals with organic folk introspection and irresistible hip-hop hooks, Ed Sheeran continues to be a global phenomenon. Two singles from his third album, Shape of You and Castle on the Hill entered the UK Singles Chart at number one and two, and went on to break the Spotify one day streaming record, with over 13 million streams in 24 hours. With fantastic images of Ed on tour and in the studio, this calendar will rock any fan's world.

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True Love

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Pdf:True Love.In True Love, Lopez explores one of her life's most defining periods - the transformative two-year journey of how, as an artist and a mother, she confronted her greatest challenges, identified her biggest fears, and ultimately emerged a stronger person than she's ever been. This visually arresting publication is guided by both intimate and electrifying never-before-seen photographs. True Love is an honest and revealing personal diary with hard-won lessons and heartfelt recollections and an empowering story of self-reflection, rediscovery, and resilience.

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Remembering Diana: A Life in Photographs

Pdf Photography Remembering Diana: A Life in Photographs

Pdf:Remembering Diana: A Life in Photographs.Review “A lavish celebration of the princess’s life in pictures.” –Parade “Diana is ours, again, if only for 208 pages.” –New York Times'This sumptuous picture book of more than 100 images of Diana, due Aug. 1, comes from National Geographic with a forward by TIna Brown, her friend, biographer and the former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. 'Twenty years after her death we miss her more than ever,' especially her humanity and the 'bond of compassion she forged with her admirers,' Brown writes.'—USA Today'From pictures of her as a child to her marriage and the birth of her two children, this book is a comprehensive look at the woman whose kindness created waves that are still felt today.'—People“…a sumptuous picture book of more than 100 images of Diana…with a forward by Tina Brown, her friend, biographer and the former editor of Vanity Fair and the New Yorker.” –Detroit Free Press Read more About the Author TINA BROWN is an award-winning journalist, editor, author, and founder and CEO of Tina Brown Live Media, a company dedicated to summits, salons, flash forums, and debates. Between 1979 and 2001, she was editor-in-chief of Tatler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and she also authored the 2007 best-selling biography of the Princess of Wales, The Diana Chronicles. In 2000, she was awarded the honor of Commander of the Order of the British Empire by the Queen for her services to journalism. In October 2008 Brown launched and edited the digital news site The Daily Beast, which won the news website of the year award in 2012 and 2013. In 2010 she launched the annual Women in the World Summit that convenes extraordinary leaders such as Meryl Streep, Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie, and Christine Lagarde as well as inspirational activists and political change-makers from all over the world to join the three-day event at Lincoln center, share their stories, and offer solutions to building a better life for women and girls. In 2014 she launched Tina Brown Live Media to expand Women in the World nationally and launched summits in London and Delhi. The first London Women in the World Summit in 2015 featured participants such as Theresa May, Nicole Kidman, Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, Nicola Sturgeon, Queen Raina of Jordan, Cara Delevingne, and German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen. It generated 515 million Twitter impressions, and an estimated 1.5 billion print, online, and broadcast press impressions. Tina Brown is married to editor, publisher, and historian Sir Harold Evans and lives in New York City. Read more

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Danny Clinch: Still Moving

Pdf Photography Danny Clinch: Still Moving

Pdf:Danny Clinch: Still Moving.Review “Clinch is a great music photographer because he lives and breathes the stuff.” (Maxim.com)“Still Moving very effectively tells the story of modern music history. . . . ‘Soul’ is an overused word, but damned if that’s not what Danny Clinch has made a name documenting. And because of it, many of Danny Clinch’s pictures have become the images you associate with those musicians when you hear their names. Still Moving is full of those images.” (Esquire.com)“Danny Clinch is much more than just a ‘rock’ photographer. He’s arguably one of the most accomplished and versatile photographers and film directors of his generation. . . . The book captures the spirit of a celebrated music photographer and musician.” (PDN)“If the music industry were to elect a class historian, photographer Danny Clinch would be a shoo-in for the post. . . . a must-have for any fan of modern music or style.” (Bloomberg.com) Read more About the Author Danny Clinch is one of rock and roll’s most prolific photographers, as well as a three-time Grammy-nominated music video and concert film director. He lives in New Jersey.  Read more

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The Headshot: The Secrets to Creating Amazing Headshot Portraits (Voices That Matter)

Pdf Photography The Headshot: The Secrets to Creating Amazing Headshot Portraits (Voices That Matter)

Pdf:The Headshot: The Secrets to Creating Amazing Headshot Portraits (Voices That Matter).From the Back Cover IntroductionChapter 1: The headshot recipe that started it allChapter 2: Hitting the technical on the headChapter 3:  Lights, camera, action-or not?Chapter 4: Establishing a rapportChapter 5:  Let's craft what's in your director's toolboxChapter 6: The art of Sherlock HolmesingChapter 7: Breaking the nonverbal two thirds barrierChapter 8: It all starts with the jawChapter 9:  The beauty of the human smileChapter 10: Make em squintChapter 11: It's all about the therapy/direction and the inner dialogue going on between us and our subjectChapter 12:  Pre-shuttter release checklistChapter 13:  Don't shoot it if it just ain't right Read more About the Author Peter is a New York and Los Angeles based photographer specializing in advertising and commercial work, including portraiture, fashion, beauty, editorial, actor's headshots, events and corporate photography. “Let me give you an idea of the round about way I picked up a camera and found a new love. It and most of my life revolve around the sport of sailing. In 1993 after graduating from Boston University I hadn't a clue as to what I was going to do with myself. That summer I was doing what I had done every summer since I can remember, racing sailboats.In August, I won a National Championship and decided to train for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. While training full time, a friend sent me to see a designer at Ralph Lauren, who was in search of real sailors to model in a Polo Sport advertising campaign. I had an incredible time and months later my picture was seen around the world. More importantly, I met a true friend and eventual mentor, Bruce Weber, who was the photographer on the shoot. Bruce continued to take pictures of me sailing and after failing to make the '96 US Sailing Team, I found myself in New York at the start of a new modeling career. Modeling led me into acting, but the dream of a gold medal still lingered in the back of my mind. After a few years, I dropped everything and decided to jump back in the boat and train for the Sydney '00 Games. It was during this time that Bruce encouraged me to start taking pictures of sailboats. My training paid off landing me a berth on the 2000 US Sailing Team. Shortly afterward, I took up the camera and while shooting a regatta I turned the camera on a fellow model/actor and friend of mine who had come along for the day. Those pictures ended up in his portfolio and created the outset of my new career. Since then my pictures have led me into advertising and my clients now include Levi's, Reebok, DKNY, Johnnie Walker and Axe Deodorant to name a few. I am continually growing as a photographer and I'm so glad that my crazy path has landed me here with a camera in hand. I would like to give a special thanks to Caggie Simonelli, Bruce Weber, and Josette Lata for making this possible.” Read more

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Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography

Pdf Photography Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography

Pdf:Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography.About the Author BRYAN PETERSON is a professional photographer, internationally known instructor, and founder of The Bryan Peterson School of Photography at www.BPSOP.com. He is also the best-selling author of Understanding Exposure, Understanding Shutter Speed, Understanding Close-Up Photography, Understanding Digital Photography, Beyond Portraiture, and, most recently, Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guide. His trademark use of color and strong, graphic composition have garnered him many photographic awards, including the Art Director Club's Gold Award and honors from Communication Arts and Print magazines. When not teaching workshops around the world, Bryan makes his home in Seattle. Read more

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Light Science & Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting

Pdf Photography Light Science & Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting

Pdf:Light Science & Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting.Review 'This book offers a set of tools that a photographer can use to promote their own sense of art and beauty. While your photographs reflect your individual taste and vision, the tools in this book give you options to highlight or diminish the elements in the photograph and as a result, lift those images to something more, something even better. The authors have done an amazing job by writing about a difficult subject in an easy style that allows the reader to fully understand the concepts of lighting and how it will shape your images.' - Apogee Photo Magazine Read more About the Author Fil Hunter was a highly respected commercial photographer specializing in still life and special effects photographs for advertising and editorial illustration. During a career spanning over three decades, he worked for such clients as America Online, US News, Time-Life Books, Life Magazine (27 covers), the National Science Foundation, and National Geographic. He taught photography at the university level and served as technical consultant on a number of photographic publications. Mr. Hunter won the Virginia Professional Photographer's Grand Photographic Award three times. Steven Biver has over twenty years of experience as a commercial photographer specializing in portraits, still life, photomontage, and digital manipulation. His client list includes Johnson & Johnson, USDA, William & Mary College, Conde Nast, and IBM. He has been honored with awards from Communication Arts, Graphis, HOW Magazine, and Adobe, who have also included his work on a Photoshop 'extras' disc to inspire other photographers. He is also the co-author of FACES: Photography and The Art of Portraiture, another Focal Press publication. Paul Fuqua has worked as an editorial and wildlife photographer for more than thirty-five years. He started his own production company in 1970 and is dedicated to teaching through the use of visuals. Paul has written and produced educational and training material in a variety of fields including law, public safety, history, science, and the environment. For the last ten years he has produced educational material dealing with the natural sciences and the need for global habitat stewardship. Paul is also a co-author of FACES: Photography and The Art of Portraiture for Focal Press. Read more

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Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

Pdf Photography Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

Pdf:Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera.This newly revised edition of Bryan Peterson's most popular book demystifies the complex concepts of exposure in photography, allowing readers to capture the images they want. Understanding Exposure has taught generations of photographers how to shoot the images they want by demystifying the complex concepts of exposure in photography. In this newly updated edition, veteran photographer Bryan Peterson explains the fundamentals of light, aperture, and shutter speed and how they interact with and influence one another. With an emphasis on finding the right exposure even in tricky situations, Understanding Exposure shows you how to get (or lose) sharpness and contrast in images, freeze action, and take the best meter readings, while also exploring filters, flash, and light. With all new images, as well as an expanded section on flash, tips for using colored gels, and advice on shooting star trails, this revised edition will clarify exposure for photographers of all levels.

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The Flash Book: How to fall hopelessly in love with your flash, and finally start taking the type of images you bought it for in the first place

Pdf Photography The Flash Book: How to fall hopelessly in love with your flash, and finally start taking the type of images you bought it for in the first place

Pdf:The Flash Book: How to fall hopelessly in love with your flash, and finally start taking the type of images you bought it for in the first place.Scott Kelby, the world’s #1 best-selling photography technique books author, is here with a new concept in photography and flash books—one that’s designed from the ground up to get you straight to whatever it is you need to do with a flash right now, get your answer fast, and get you back to shooting with your flash.Thanks to inexpensive flashes that are compatible with all major camera manufacturers (such as Yongnuo), owning and using a flash is now easily within reach for nearly all shooters, whether you're a hobbyist or aspriring professional. Once you own a flash, though, you'll have a lot of questions about how to get it to create the light you need—questions about camera and flash settings, questions about direction, quality, and quantity of light. And in addition to knowing how to use your flash, you need to know which modifiers and triggers you might need, and you need to learn use them quickly.That’s why this book was created: to quickly get you to the technique, the setting, or exactly the right thing you need to do right now to improve your work.Here’s how it works: When you need to know how to do a particular thing, you turn to the chapter where it would be found, find the thing you need to do (it’s easy, each page covers just one single topic), and Scott tells you exactly how to do it just like he was sitting there beside you, using the same casual style as if he were telling a friend. That way, you get back to shooting fast. This isn’t a book of theory, full of confusing jargon and detailed multi-step concepts. This is a book on which button to click, which setting to use, and exactly how and when to use it, so you’re never “stuck” wondering how to use your flash again. This will be your “go to” book that sits within reach any time you’re shooting with flash, and you are going to love having this type of help right at your fingertips.

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Photography: Canon DSLRs For Beginners 2ND EDITION: Photo: Simple And Easy Principles And Techniques To Taking Great Photographs With Your Canon DSLR (Photograph, ... Equipment, Portrait) (DSLR Cameras Book 5)

Pdf Photography Photography: Canon DSLRs For Beginners 2ND EDITION: Photo: Simple And Easy Principles And Techniques To Taking Great Photographs With Your Canon DSLR (Photograph, ... Equipment, Portrait) (DSLR Cameras Book 5)

Pdf:Photography: Canon DSLRs For Beginners 2ND EDITION: Photo: Simple And Easy Principles And Techniques To Taking Great Photographs With Your Canon DSLR (Photograph, ... Equipment, Portrait) (DSLR Cameras Book 5).nd Edition Just Released - Master your Canon DSLR and pull off amazing photos like never before!***Read this book for FREE on Kindle Unlimited - Download Now!***So you bought a brand new Canon DSLR but do not know how to use it. Or you already have one but it only operates in a boring auto mode. Do you want to let loose your artistic visual nature and experience the limitless possibilities of your Canon DSLR Camera?If so Download Canon DSLRs For Beginners: Simple And Easy Principles And Techniques To Taking Great Photographs With Your Canon DSLR Camera NOW!This book will help you Understand Your Canon DSLR Camera better and Unleash it’s Full Power allowing you to take precious moments that are worth keeping!So pick up your camera, and Download NOW by Scrolling Up and Clicking the Buy ButtonHappy Shooting!

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Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography

Pdf Photography Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography

Pdf:Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography.Completely revised and updated throughout, Bryan Peterson's classic guide to creativity helps photographers visualize their work, and the world, in a whole new light by developing their photographic vision.Fully revised with all new photography, this best-selling guide takes a radical approach to creativity by explaining that it is not an inherent ability but a skill that can be learned and applied. Using inventive photos from his own stunning portfolio, author and veteran photographer Bryan Peterson deconstructs creativity for photographers. He details the basic techniques that go into not only taking a particular photo, but also provides insights on how to improve upon it--helping readers avoid the visual pitfalls and technical dead ends that can lead to dull, uninventive photographs.This revised edition features a complete section on color as a design element and all new photographs to illustrate Peterson's points. Learning to See Creatively is the definitive reference for any photographer looking for a fresh perspective on their work.

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Tony Northrup's Photography Buying Guide: How to Choose a Camera, Lens, Tripod, Flash, & More (Tony Northrup's Photography Books Book 2)

Pdf Photography Tony Northrup's Photography Buying Guide: How to Choose a Camera, Lens, Tripod, Flash, & More (Tony Northrup's Photography Books Book 2)

Pdf:Tony Northrup's Photography Buying Guide: How to Choose a Camera, Lens, Tripod, Flash, & More (Tony Northrup's Photography Books Book 2).If you're a beginner photographer, this book can save you hundreds of dollars. If you're a seasoned pro, it can save you thousands. By helping you choose the best equipment for your budget and style of photography, this book can drastically improve the quality of your pictures.In this book, award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup explains explains what all your camera, flash, lens, and tripod features do, as well as which are worth paying for and which you can simply skip. Tony provides information specific to your style of photography, whether you're a casual photographer or you're serious about portraits, landscapes, sports, wildlife, weddings, or even macro.For the casual reader, Tony provides quick recommendations to allow you to get the best gear for your budget, without spending days researching. If you love camera gear, you'll be able to dive into over 200 pages of detailed gear information covering any manufacturer's equipment. Tony also provides specific recommendations for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Godox, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Olympus, Alien Bees, Profoto, Elinchrom, Yongnuo, PocketWizard, Phottix, Pixel King, and several other manufacturers. Camera technology changes fast, and this book keeps up. Tony updates this book several times per year, and buying the book gives you a lifetime subscription to the updated content. You'll always have an up-to-date reference on camera gear right at your fingertips.Here are just some of the topics covered in the book: * What should my first camera be? * Which lens should I buy? * Should I buy Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, or another brand? * Is a mirrorless camera or a DSLR better for me? * Do I need a full frame camera? * Is it safe to buy generic lenses and flashes? * What's the best landscape photography gear? * Which portrait lens and flash should I buy? * What gear do I need to photograph a wedding? * How can I get great wildlife shots on a budget? * Which sports photography equipment should I purchase? * Should I buy zooms or primes? * Is image stabilization worth the extra cost? * Which type of tripod should I buy? * Which wireless flash system is the best for my budget? * How can I save money by buying used?* What kind of computer should I get for photo editing?

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Canon EOS Rebel T6i / 750D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech))

Pdf Photography Canon EOS Rebel T6i / 750D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech))

Pdf:Canon EOS Rebel T6i / 750D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech)).From the Back Cover Learn to: Get started in automatic mode then work up to advanced settings Take control of your camera's exposure, lighting, color and focus settings Shoot better portraits, action shots, and in low light Picture the perfect photos you'll be taking after you read this book! Your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D is an amazing camera, so why not take full advantage of everything it offers? This friendly guide walks you through the steps of taking better photos and shows how to apply those techniques with your camera. Along the way you'll shoot in automatic mode, learn to control exposure and shutter speed, understand when and how to use flash, and put it all together to shoot better photos. Conquer the controls — learn the purpose of each button, setting, and dial; see how to choose exposure modes; and experiment with Creative Auto mode Start taking charge — understand how aperture, shutter speed, and ISO affect your photos and take control of focus and depth of field The big picture — see how to bring exposure, focus, and white balance settings together for stunning portraits, vibrant action shots, and dynamic close-ups Open the book and find: Secrets for taking better photos How to use the camera's menus and touchscreen Hints for when to use flash When to use the camera's scene modes Steps for controlling color, exposure, and shutter speed Tips for shooting video with your camera All about the built-in Wi-Fi capability How to resize and crop photos using your camera Special features to try after you master the basics Read more About the Author Julie Adair King has written more than 50 books on digital photography, cameras, and photo editing software. She also teaches beginning photography techniques to new dSLR owners. Robert Correll is the author of several photography books, including Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies. Read more

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The Flash Book: How to fall hopelessly in love with your flash, and finally start taking the type of images you bought it for in the first place

Pdf Photography The Flash Book: How to fall hopelessly in love with your flash, and finally start taking the type of images you bought it for in the first place

Pdf:The Flash Book: How to fall hopelessly in love with your flash, and finally start taking the type of images you bought it for in the first place.About the Author Scott Kelby is the world’s #1 best-selling author of photography technique books, as well as Editor and Publisher of the highly acclaimed Photoshop User magazine. He is co-host of the influential weekly photography talk show The Grid and he teaches digital photography workshops and seminars around the world. Scott is an award-winning author of over 60 books, including How Do I Do That in Lightroom?, How Do I Do That in Photoshop?, The Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers, The Digital Photography Book series, Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers, and Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It. For more on Scott, visit his fantastic blog at scottkelby.com. Read more

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The Headshot: The Secrets to Creating Amazing Headshot Portraits (Voices That Matter)

Pdf Photography The Headshot: The Secrets to Creating Amazing Headshot Portraits (Voices That Matter)

Pdf:The Headshot: The Secrets to Creating Amazing Headshot Portraits (Voices That Matter).It used to be that the only people that needed professional-looking headshots were actors and models, but now thanks to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and social media in general, headshots are hot! They've never been more in demand than they are today, and Peter Hurley's unique headshot style and trademark look have made him the most sought-after headshot photographer in the world today. Here's your chance to learn exactly how to create "the look" that everybody's after.   This is bankable stuff! If you're not adding headshots to what you offer as a photographer, you're leaving a lot of money on the table. Peter knows first-hand the secrets to not only lighting your headshots like a pro (there's a whole chapter on that alone), but in this book he reveals, in the very same fashion that made him a famous name with photographers everywhere, how he gets authentic expressions and incredibly flattering positioning that will make your clients look better than they ever have in any photo—period!   It's all here: he shows you his positioning techniques, his secrets for getting genuine smiles and images that look so natural you won't believe they're posed (but of course, they are), and you'll learn the very same techniques that Peter uses to create amazing headshots for everyone from execs at top Fortune 500 companies, to Silicon Valley startups, to actors and public figures who know all too well how important a great-looking headshot really is.   Peter doesn't hold anything back. He reveals all his tricks of the trade, from his trademark lighting look, to how to create good-looking backgrounds on location, to positioning tricks you won't hear anywhere else, and it's all written in Peter's fun, quirky, inspiring style that lets you know, right from the beginning, you can do this, and you can do this big! These are the techniques that Peter has crafted from years in front of the lens, as a model for top brands like Abercrombie & Fitch and Guess, and years behind the lens, giving him an insight few photographers will ever possess, and he's willing to share every bit of it—every trick, every technique, and every nuance—in this book that will pay for itself at your very next shoot. Yes, it's that good.

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Chroma: A Photographer's Guide to Lighting with Color

Pdf Photography Chroma: A Photographer's Guide to Lighting with Color

Pdf:Chroma: A Photographer's Guide to Lighting with Color.About the Author Nick Fancher is a photographer, author, and educator, who specializes in the use of minimal gear in unconventional locations. Though his work ranges wide from commercial and product photography to fine art portraiture and photojournalism, his passion lies in dramatic light and bold color use. He graduated from Ohio State University with a bachelor's in fine art photography in 2005. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and two kids. He can be found online at nickfancher.com or Instagram (@nickfancher). Read more

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Bryan Peterson's Exposure Solutions: The Most Common Photography Problems and How to Solve Them

Pdf Photography Bryan Peterson's Exposure Solutions: The Most Common Photography Problems and How to Solve Them

Pdf:Bryan Peterson's Exposure Solutions: The Most Common Photography Problems and How to Solve Them.About the Author Bryan Peterson is a professional photographer, internationally-known instructor, and the bestselling author of Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition; Bryan Peterson’s Understanding Photography Field Guide; Bryan Peterson’s Understanding Composition Field Guide; Understanding Flash Photography; Understanding Shutter Speed; Understanding Close-Up Photography; Learning to See Creatively; Understanding Digital Photography; and Beyond Portraiture. He is also the founder of the online photography school The Perfect Picture School of Photography (ppsop.com). Bryan lives in Chicago. Read more

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Studio Anywhere: A Photographer's Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations

Pdf Photography Studio Anywhere: A Photographer's Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations

Pdf:Studio Anywhere: A Photographer's Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations.What’s your definition of a photo studio? Is it a room with a white seamless backdrop or a cyc wall? Maybe it’s simply anywhere you’re in control of the lighting. In a perfect world, where every day is a breezy 72 degrees with partial cloud coverage, we would all have a 5,000-square-foot studio–and the entire catalog of B&H™ in our equipment lockups.   But the reality is that you may have an outdated DSLR with two decent lenses (which took you several years to save up for), and all you have at your disposal is an unfinished basement, your garage, or the empty conference room at your office. That’s where Studio Anywhere comes in. With photographer Nick Fancher as your guide, you’ll learn how to get portfolio-ready photos while working in some of the most problematic scenarios imaginable. Whether shooting a corporate portrait, a test shoot with a model, or a promo shoot with a band, you’ll discover that most of the time, there’s no need for an expensive studio–you just have to get creative.   Studio Anywhere is a resource for photographers to learn through behind-the-scenes photos and lighting diagrams from a range of photo shoots–but it doesn’t stop there. Because directing a photo shoot involves more than simply knowing how to wield a camera or process a raw file, Nick also lets you in on the aesthetic decisions he makes in his signature photos, inspiring you to develop your own vision. And, finally, he describes his Lightroom and Photoshop workflow so you can learn how to deftly navigate post-processing.   Shows how to create images with minimal equipment that is within reach of anyone’s budget Takes you through the entire shoot, from concept to lighting to exposure to post-processing in Lightroom and Photoshop Teaches how to build a portfolio without a dedicated studio space

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Nikon D5500 For Dummies

Pdf Photography Nikon D5500 For Dummies

Pdf:Nikon D5500 For Dummies.From the Back Cover Learn to: Adjust your camera's settings for maximum results Shoot right away in auto mode or get creative in manual mode Master the touchscreen and share your photos wirelessly Take great digital photos—in a flash Want to make the most of your new Nikon D5500, but don't know where to start? No problem! This is the definitive guide to helping aspiring photographers get up and running with this awesome DSLR camera. You'll learn about manual settings, exposure, and more advanced techniques that will have you taking stunning photos in no time. Snap to it — understand your camera's picture settings, choose exposure modes, add flash, and change picture sizes and file types Take your best shot — get a grip on focus and depth of field, master the color controls, and record movies After the fact — explore playback features, work with picture files, and share your photos from your tablet or smartphone Customize it — create your own menu and custom folders, add image comments, change the touchscreen functions, and so much more Open the book and find: How to work the touchscreen features The lowdown on attaching a lens, installing a memory card, and more Tips for recording and editing your first movie Pro tips for shooting portraits and action shots Guidance on adjusting exposure and color Fun features to explore on a rainy day How to apply effects to existing images Read more About the Author Julie Adair King's history as a digital photography author dates back to 1997 with the publication of the first edition of Digital Photography For Dummies. Since then she has authored over 50 books on digital photography, cameras, and photo editing and design software. Read more

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Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact

Pdf Photography Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact

Pdf:Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact.Learn to “see” more compelling images with this on-the-go field guide from Bryan Peterson!  What makes an image amazing? Believe it or not, it is not about the content. What makes a photo compelling is the arrangement of that content—in other words, its composition. The right composition gives your images impact and emotion; the wrong one leaves them flat. In this handy, take-anywhere guide, renowned photographer, instructor, and bestselling author Bryan Peterson frees amateur photographers from the prejudices of what is “beautiful” or “ugly” so that they can instead focus on color, line, light, and pattern. Get the tools you need to show your distinct voice and point of view in every image you shoot. With this guide in your camera bag, you’ll be equipped not only to “see” beautiful images but to successfully shoot them each and every time.  Also available as an ebook

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Speedlights & Speedlites: Creative Flash Photography at the Speed of Light

Pdf Photography Speedlights & Speedlites: Creative Flash Photography at the Speed of Light

Pdf:Speedlights & Speedlites: Creative Flash Photography at the Speed of Light.Review 'this could be considered the cutting edge of lighting, and as speedlights are affordable and portable and capable, pushing the capabilities and indeed understanding them is very much on the mind of many serious digital photographers' Simon Gurney, Photographer Read more From the Back Cover Every photographer taking pictures today has seen the dramatic revolution in photography from film to digital. There is now an equally dramatic evolution in lighting - from flash to Speedlight. While they may look, feel and work like traditional portable flashes, Speedlights are the most significant technological advance in the history of lighting. Yet they so closely resemble their traditional portable flash 'cousins' that most photographers continue to use them like old fashioned flashes, failing to get the most out of one of the most powerful weapons in the modern photographer's arsenal. This book will change the way you use your flash forever. Professional photographers Lou Jones, Bob Keenan and Steve Ostrowski guide you through the technical and creative aspects of how to get the most out of these most versatile of tools in this indispensable guide, packed full of their own inspirational images and comprehensive diagrams of the lighting setups they used to capture them. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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The Photographer's Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photographs

Pdf Photography The Photographer's Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photographs

Pdf:The Photographer's Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photographs.With a completely refreshed look to celebrate its tenth anniversary, Michael Freeman's iconic bestseller, The Photographer's Eye, has never looked better.Design is the single most important factor in creating a successful photograph. The ability to see the potential for a strong picture and then organize the graphic elements into an effective, compelling composition has always been one of the key skills in making photographs. Of course, digital photography has brought a new, exciting aspect to design first because the instant feedback from a digital camera allows immediate appraisal and improvement; and second because image-editing tools make it possible to alter and enhance the design after the shutter has been pressed. This has had a profound effect on the way digital photographers take pictures. The Photographers Eye shows how anyone can develop an eye for seeing great digital photos. The book explores all the traditional approaches to composition and design, but crucially, it also addresses the new digital technique of shooting in the knowledge that a picture will later be edited, manipulated, or montaged to result in a final image that may be very different from the one seen in the viewfinder.

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Willy Ronis by Willy Ronis: The Master Photographer's Unpublished Albums

Pdf Photography Willy Ronis by Willy Ronis: The Master Photographer's Unpublished Albums

Pdf:Willy Ronis by Willy Ronis: The Master Photographer's Unpublished Albums.Review 'Known for conveying the reality of post-war France through black and white images, Ronis is recognised as a key figure in 20th century photography. Flammarion’s publication showcases personal and previously unseen works, each framed within their technical and historical context – offering an intimate and definitive compendium of the artist’s oeuvre.' —Aesthetica Magazine  Read more About the Author Major twentieth-century photographer Willy Ronis (1910–2009) contributed to Life, Vogue, and Time, and he received numerous international awards. Exhibition curator and author Matthieu Rivallin manages the twentieth-century-photography archives at the Mediathèque de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris. Read more

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Understanding Flash Photography: How to Shoot Great Photographs Using Electronic Flash

Pdf Photography Understanding Flash Photography: How to Shoot Great Photographs Using Electronic Flash

Pdf:Understanding Flash Photography: How to Shoot Great Photographs Using Electronic Flash.About the Author Bryan Peterson, a professional photographer, is the author of 'Understanding Exposure, Beyond Portraiture, Learning to See Creatively,' and 'Understanding Digital Photography.' A well-known instructor, he is the founder of the online school The Perfect Picture School of Photography (www.ppsop.com). He lives in Chicago. Read more

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The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography (BetterPhoto Series)

Pdf Photography The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography (BetterPhoto Series)

Pdf:The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography (BetterPhoto Series).About the Author Jim Miotke is the founder of BetterPhoto.com, an online photography resource that receives more than three million hits each month. An online instructor for the site's course on digital photography, Jim Miotke is also a professional photographer with more than twenty years' experience. He lives in Redmond, Washington. Read more

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Introduction to Flash Photography

Pdf Photography Introduction to Flash Photography

Pdf:Introduction to Flash Photography.This book is a condensed version of everything I have learned about camera flash during my journey into photography. Much of it has been gained from studying online and being involved in discussions on the forums. It is also the result of hours, days and weeks of tests with camera flash to understand the "mind" of the flash metering system of a camera. I have tried to explain the subject in a way that will benefit everyone, especially "visual learners" who like to see pictures that explain the topic rather than having to rely on understanding "too many words" on the subject. I have thrown in several chapters from my book "Photography Masterclass" as well since much of what is discussed regarding flash photography is based on the principles of "available light" photography.

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Digital Photography Complete Course: Learn Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks

Pdf Photography Digital Photography Complete Course: Learn Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks

Pdf:Digital Photography Complete Course: Learn Everything You Need to Know in 20 Weeks.Build your photography skills week-by-weekThe Digital Photography Complete Course is the perfect one-on-one learning programme for any aspiring photographer. This modular 20-week course guides you through every aspect of digital photography, using a combination of tutorials, step-by-step photo shoots, practical assignments and fun Q&As. Demystify digital photography and build your photography skills with comprehensive guides on everything you need to know, from conveying movement and using natural light, to understanding exposure and mastering composition.

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Light Science & Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting

Pdf Photography Light Science & Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting

Pdf:Light Science & Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting.Photographic lighting is a topic that will never go out of style, no matter how sophisticated cameras and other technology get. Even with the most high-tech gear, photographers still need to put a lot of thought and vision into lighting their photographs in order to get great results. This key skill has the power to dramatically and quickly improve photographs. Light Science and Magic provides you with a comprehensive theory of the nature and principles of light, with examples and instructions for practical application. Featuring photographs, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions, this book speaks to photographers of varying levels. It provides invaluable information on how to light the most difficult subjects, such as surfaces, metal, glass, liquids, extremes (black-on-black and white-on-white), and portraits. This new edition includes:All new chapter titled "Setting Up Your New Studio"A re-vamped and expanded chapter 8 now titled "Making Portraits"New appendix of reliable photo gear sourcesOver 100 new photographs and informational sidebarsUpdated information about advances in flash equipment, LED panels and fluorescent lightsStyles of lighting continue to change, but the nature of light will always remain the same. Once photographers understand the basic physics of lighting, they can apply that knowledge to a broad range of photographic styles.

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The Advanced Photography Guide

Pdf Photography The Advanced Photography Guide

Pdf:The Advanced Photography Guide.About the Author DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, the world’s leading publisher of strategy content for PC and console video games. Read more

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Digital Photography: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Pdf Photography Digital Photography: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Pdf:Digital Photography: An Introduction, 5th Edition.About the Author Tom Ang is an award-winning photographer, author, and TV broadcaster who has written multiple best-selling books for DK. He has worked as a magazine editor, picture editor, and technical journalist; has exhibited internationally; and was a university senior lecturer in photography for 12 years. Read more

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Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography

Pdf Photography Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography

Pdf:Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography.About the Author NK Guy is a Canadian writer and photographer living in Britain. He is the author of Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography and the Photographer's Dictionary, and is the creator of PhotoNotes.org, a popular online resource for photographic education. Read more

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Studio Anywhere 2: Hard Light: A Photographer's Guide to Shaping Hard Light

Pdf Photography Studio Anywhere 2: Hard Light: A Photographer's Guide to Shaping Hard Light

Pdf:Studio Anywhere 2: Hard Light: A Photographer's Guide to Shaping Hard Light.About the Author Nick Fancher is a portrait and commercial photographer, as well as an author and educator. He specializes in lighting, specifically with the use of minimal gear in unconventional locations. He lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife Beth and children, Jack and Margot. He can be found online at nickfancher.com. Read more

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Tabletop Photography: Using Compact Flashes and Low-Cost Tricks to Create Professional-Looking Studio Shots

Pdf Photography Tabletop Photography: Using Compact Flashes and Low-Cost Tricks to Create Professional-Looking Studio Shots

Pdf:Tabletop Photography: Using Compact Flashes and Low-Cost Tricks to Create Professional-Looking Studio Shots.Imagine capturing stunning, professional-looking product shots without needing a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units. This book teaches all the steps for creating your own tabletop photography studio. Affordable compact flashes offer a number of creative lighting options within your tabletop studio; and the appropriate lighting and backdrop, and the creative use of your camera's features are key to a perfect image. Author Cyrill Harnischmacher guides you through a variety of exposure and lighting techniques, and covers how to achieve excellent results using compact flash units. Whether you wish to capture product images for use in print or on the web, or you want to improve your photos for personal use, this book will provide you with everything you need to know to get great results.Topics include: Lighting Setups; Reflectors, Diffusors, and Accessories; Soft Boxes and Umbrellas; Strobe Flashes; Combining Long Exposures with Flashlights; Multi-Flash Exposures; Composition and Arrangements; Creating Backdrops; Product Photography; Smoke, Fog, and Special Effects; Food Photography and much more...

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Getting Your Shot: Stunning Photos, How-to Tips, and Endless Inspiration From the Pros

Pdf Photography Getting Your Shot: Stunning Photos, How-to Tips, and Endless Inspiration From the Pros

Pdf:Getting Your Shot: Stunning Photos, How-to Tips, and Endless Inspiration From the Pros.About the Author NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC is one of the world’s leading nonfiction publishers, proudly supporting the work of scientists, explorers, photographers, and authors, as well as publishing a diverse list of books that celebrate the world and all that is in it. National Geographic Books creates and distributes print and digital works that inspire, entertain, teach, and give readers access to a world of discovery and possibility on a wide range of nonfiction subjects from animals to travel, cartography to history, fun facts to moving stories. A portion of all National Geographic proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society. Read more

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National Geographic Complete Photography

Pdf Photography National Geographic Complete Photography

Pdf:National Geographic Complete Photography.Review “The book is clearly written, full of beautiful photos, and includes a glossary and list of resources for further reading.” –Book News Read more About the Author Scott Stuckey is managing editor of National Geographic Traveler magazine, author of a magazine column on panoramic photography, and author of National Geographic Ultimate Field Guide to Travel Photography.   Contributors James P. Blair and Pritt Vesilind are longtime National Geographic photographers. Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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Who Shot Rock and Roll: A Photographic History, 1955-Present

Pdf Photography Who Shot Rock and Roll: A Photographic History, 1955-Present

Pdf:Who Shot Rock and Roll: A Photographic History, 1955-Present.From Publishers Weekly Buckland's visually hypnotic history of rock photography is as much a history of rock as subject as it is of photography. In fact, it is the inseparability of the two that lies at the heart of Buckland's argument. Here are nearly 300 iconic photographs by those photographers who understood the power of the image in the formation and sustenance of rock-and-roll culture from 1955 onward. The care with which Buckland selects representative photographers and their most significant images is matched by her interpretive prowess. In her comparison of photographs by Mick Rock and Masayoshi Sukita of David Bowie's 1973 tour, for example, Buckland demonstrates no discernible difference in affection for the pop star among teenagers on three continents. Such observations stand testament to the scope of Buckland's inquiry, which throughout the book directs us over and over toward the definitive visual responses of rock fans as well as the musicians, be it through the gestures of physical expression or choices in fashion. Buckland carefully but deliberately argues that the art of rock photography has been sacrificed to the paparazzi and corporate art departments. In light of this inclusive, heady and visceral collection of the genre's best, it would be hard to argue otherwise. (Nov.) Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Read more Review  “I love this book, and not merely for the uniformly excellent and often unexpected photographs Ms. Buckland has chosen to illustrate this love letter to rock’s finest photographers (and performers). I love it, too, for Ms. Buckland’s witty, moving and sometimes acerbic prose. . . Whatever Gail Buckland writes, I want to read.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times. Selected as one of the best gift books of the year    “Visually hypnotic…The care with which Buckland selects representative photographers and their most significant images is matched by her interpretive prowess.” —Publishers’ Weekly “A very appealing collection of photography. . . impressive.” —Booklist Read more See all Editorial Reviews

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How to Photograph Absolutely Everything: Successful Pictures From Your Digital Camera

Pdf Photography How to Photograph Absolutely Everything: Successful Pictures From Your Digital Camera

Pdf:How to Photograph Absolutely Everything: Successful Pictures From Your Digital Camera.About the Author Tom Ang is the author of more than 30 books, both in print and digital media. He serves as a juror on international competitions and was senior lecturer in photographic practices at the University of Westminster, London, for more than 12 years. Tom has also worked as a technical editor for specialty photography magazines and has won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award for his photographic coverage of the Marco Polo Expedition. Read more

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Studio Anywhere: A Photographer's Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations

Pdf Photography Studio Anywhere: A Photographer's Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations

Pdf:Studio Anywhere: A Photographer's Guide to Shooting in Unconventional Locations.About the Author Nick Fancher is a portrait and commercial photographer as well as author and educator. He specializes in lighting, specifically with the use of minimal gear in unconventional locations. He lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife Beth and children, Jack and Margot. He can be found online at nickfancher.com, @nickfancher (Instagram), and nickfancherphoto (Facebook). Read more

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The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography: 100 Modern Ideas for Photographing Engagements, Brides, Wedding Couples, and Wedding Parties

Pdf Photography The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography: 100 Modern Ideas for Photographing Engagements, Brides, Wedding Couples, and Wedding Parties

Pdf:The Design Aglow Posing Guide for Wedding Photography: 100 Modern Ideas for Photographing Engagements, Brides, Wedding Couples, and Wedding Parties.About the Author Lena Hyde is a professional portrait photographer and the founder of Design Aglow (designaglow.com), a premier online resource for professional portrait and wedding photographers. Lena’s photography has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world and has been featured, along with her design work, in such publications as Martha Stewart Everyday Food, USA Today, People, Life, Rangefinder, and Professional Photographer. Lena can be found at lenahyde.com. Read more

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Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash (Voices That Matter)

Pdf Photography Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash (Voices That Matter)

Pdf:Sketching Light: An Illustrated Tour of the Possibilities of Flash (Voices That Matter).Following up on the great success of The Moment It Clicks and The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes, legendary magazine photographer Joe McNally takes us on another memorable ride with Sketching Light, another trip into the land of light--but this time running the gamut from small flash to big flash, and everywhere in between. Of course, Joe includes coverage of Nikon Speedlights, but he also covers big flash, as well as "in-between" lights as the Elinchrom Quadra. The exploration of new technology, as well as the explanation of older technology. No matter what equipment Joe uses and discusses, the most important element of Joe's instruction is that it is straightforward, complete, and honest. No secrets are held back, and the principles he talks about apply generally to the shaping and quality of light, not just to an individual model or brand of flash. He tells readers what works and what doesn't via his let's-see-what-happens approach, he shows how he sets up his shots with plentiful sketches and behind-the-scenes production shots, and he does it all with the intelligence, clarity, and wisdom that can only come from shooting in the field for 30 years for the likes of National Geographic, Time, Life, and Sports Illustrated--not to mention the wit and humor of a clearly warped (if gifted) mind.

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Classic Flash in 5 Bold Colors

Pdf Photography Classic Flash in 5 Bold Colors

Pdf:Classic Flash in 5 Bold Colors.About the Author Jeromey 'Tilt' McCulloch is a professional tattooer who resides in Champaign, Illinois, where he has owned and operated NewLife Tattoos for seven years. Read more

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Tony Northrup's Photography Buying Guide: How to Choose a Camera, Lens, Tripod, Flash, & More (Tony Northrup's Photography Books) (Volume 2)

Pdf Photography Tony Northrup's Photography Buying Guide: How to Choose a Camera, Lens, Tripod, Flash, & More (Tony Northrup's Photography Books) (Volume 2)

Pdf:Tony Northrup's Photography Buying Guide: How to Choose a Camera, Lens, Tripod, Flash, & More (Tony Northrup's Photography Books) (Volume 2).About the Author Award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup has published more than 30 books covering technology and photography. Among other titles, Tony is author of Stunning Digital Photography and Adobe Lightroom Classic CC Video Book. Tony lives in Waterford, CT with his wife and daughter. You can learn more about Tony by liking his Facebook photography page at http://www.facebook.com/NorthrupPhotography, following him on Twitter (@TonyNorthrup), viewing his photography portfolio at www.northrupphotography.com, or emailing him at [email protected] Read more

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Photographing Shadow and Light: Inside the Dramatic Lighting Techniques and Creative Vision of Portrait Photographer Joey L.

Pdf Photography Photographing Shadow and Light: Inside the Dramatic Lighting Techniques and Creative Vision of Portrait Photographer Joey L.

Pdf:Photographing Shadow and Light: Inside the Dramatic Lighting Techniques and Creative Vision of Portrait Photographer Joey L..Review “Joey Lawrence is . . . the future of photography. Get used to it.” —David Hobby (Strobist) Read more About the Author Joey L. is one of the photography industry’s most acclaimed young names. His client list includes Verizon, Nickelodeon, History Channel, A&E, the FX Channel, Smirnoff, Summit Entertainment, Forbes, and many more. He has been featured in Professional Photographer and Digital SLR magazines, and on Eyemazing, MTV.com, National Public Radio, NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly, and The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos. Joey lectures and teaches workshops at Professional Photographers of America, Gulf Photo Plus, and Imaging USA. His online educational tutorials can be found at learnfromjoey.com.www.joeyl.com Read more

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Canon EOS Rebel T6i / 750D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech))

Pdf Photography Canon EOS Rebel T6i / 750D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech))

Pdf:Canon EOS Rebel T6i / 750D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech)).Get picture-perfect shots with your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D Your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D is capable of taking incredibly cool and truly frame-worthy photos, but unless you know how use it properly your pictures won't be worth a thousand words. Luckily, Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D For Dummies is packed with the tips, tricks, and instruction you'd gain in a photography course to take the intimidation out of working with your new camera—so you can start taking stunning photos right away. Assuming no prior experience in photography, this book gets you up to speed on core photography concepts, then shows you how to grasp using the features specific to the Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D, like working in automatic mode, controlling exposure, selecting the best lens for the job, using shutter and aperture priority modes, knowing how and when to use flash, and so much more. Whether you're looking to capture lovely landscapes, perfect portraits, awesome action shots—or anything in between—the friendly guidance you'll find inside offers everything you need to get the shot…every time. Get started in automatic mode before working up to advanced features Take control of your camera's exposure, lighting, color, and focus settings Shoot better portraits and action shots Get great shots every time—even in low light and when composing close-ups Complemented by online supplements that cover the unique features of the companion T6i/750D at dummies.com, this hands-on guide will take your pictures from bland to beautiful in a flash!

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The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes

Pdf Photography The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes

Pdf:The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes.From the Back Cover When it comes to photography, it's all about the light. After spending more than thirty years behind the lens-working for 'National Geographic,' 'Time,' 'Life,' and' Sports Illustrated'-Joe McNally knows about light. He knows how to talk about it, shape it, color it, control it, and direct it. Most importantly, he knows how to create it...using small hot shoe flashes. In 'The Hot Shoe Diaries,' Joe brings you behind the scenes to candidly share his lighting solutions for a ton of great images. Using Nikon Speedlights, Joe lets you in on his uncensored thought process-often funny, sometimes serious, always fascinating-to demonstrate how he makes his pictures with these small flashes. Whether he's photographing a gymnast on the Great Wall, an alligator in a swamp, or a fire truck careening through Times Square, Joe uses these flashes to create great light that makes his pictures sing. Read more About the Author JOE McNALLY is an internationally acclaimed American photographer and longtime photojournalist. His most notable series is “Faces of Ground Zero—Portraits of the Heroes of September 11th,” a collection of giant Polaroid portraits. He also photographed “The Future of Flying,” the first all-digital story for National Geographic. His award-winning work has appeared in numerous magazines and, in 2008, Joe wrote the critically acclaimed and bestselling book The Moment It Clicks. Read more

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Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact

Pdf Photography Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact

Pdf:Bryan Peterson's Understanding Composition Field Guide: How to See and Photograph Images with Impact.About the Author Bryan Peterson is a professional photographer, internationally known instructor, and the bestselling author of Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition; Bryan Peterson’s Understanding Photography Field Guide; Understanding Flash Photography; Understanding Shutter Speed; Understanding Close-Up Photography; Learning to See Creatively; Understanding Digital Photography; and Beyond Portraiture. He is also the founder of the online photography school The Perfect Picture School of Photography (ppsop.com). Bryan lives in Chicago. Read more

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Flash Photography: Get The Most Out Of Your On-Camera Flash! (On Target Photo Training Book 35)

Pdf Photography Flash Photography: Get The Most Out Of Your On-Camera Flash! (On Target Photo Training Book 35)

Pdf:Flash Photography: Get The Most Out Of Your On-Camera Flash! (On Target Photo Training Book 35).Flash PhotographyGet the Most Out Of Your On-Camera Flash!Written With The Hobbyist Photographer In Mind - Your On-Camera Flash Can Give You Images You've Never Imagined You'd Be Capable Of Creating! IF You Know How To Get The Most Out Of It! Do YOU Know EXACTLY What To Do? Are You Sure?Easy to read and easy to understand... this e-book digs into showing you all the "must knows" of how to create stunning photos using an on-camera flash... AND some of the pitfalls to avoid!Learn what "front curtain sync" is and how it can ruin a photo (or not)! Learn what "rear curtain sync" is and why you should care... Discover how to use your flash at HIGHER than the maximum sync speed (and what maximum sync speed is)!Learn why it's important to use your flash - even when shooting outside in the bright sunlight!Check out the Table of Contents:Introduction:Chapter 1: The History Of Flash Images For The Masses: The Flash Tray: The Trough: Tripod Mounted Flash: Flash Bulbs: One Time Use: The Flash Cube: The Flip Flash: The Electronic Flash: LED Flashes:Chapter 2: Measuring The Light The Light Meter: Incident Vs. Reflectance Meters: 18% Gray: Sunny Days: The Camera’s Histogram: The Photo Histogram Explained: Exercise To Learn The Histogram:Chapter 3: The On Camera Flash Types Of On-Camera Flash: The Pop-Up Flash: Red-Eye: When To Use A Pop-Up Flash: The Ring Flash: Catch Lights: The Speedlight: Brand Specific Speedlights: TTL:Chapter 4: All About The Speedlight Increasing The Size Of The Light: Issues With Bouncing The Flash: Feathering The Light: Light Modifiers: Gels: No More Red Eye: Light Stand: Brackets: Remote Trigger: Master and Slave: Zoom: Using The Zoom Creatively: How Flash Sync Works: HSS: Dragging The Shutter: Showing Motion: Front Curtain Sync: Rear Curtain Sync:Chapter 5: Power Don’t Use The Shutter Speed Aperture ISO Power Output Settings Strobe Distance Batteries Balance With Ambient LightChapter 6: Camera Shake You Still Need A Tripod More Camera Shake Causes Shutter Release Vibration Fixes Timed Shutter Release Bulb Remote Shutter Release Mirror Vibration ConclusionOther Books By Dan Eitreim Get YOUR Copy Right Away!

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Speedliter's Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites

Pdf Photography Speedliter's Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites

Pdf:Speedliter's Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites.From the Back Cover Read more About the Author Syl Arena studied commercial photography at Brooks Institute and fine art photography at the University of Arizona. Over the years, Syl has shot for newspapers, magazines, and catalogs. He has been recognized for his expertise on color-critical workflow and his ability to turn noon to night by firing off a dozen Speedlites simultaneously. Syl covers the world of photography on his blogs, PixSylated.com and Speedliting.com, and he serves as the Director of the Paso Robles Workshops. Read more

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Understanding Color in Photography: Using Color, Composition, and Exposure to Create Vivid Photos

Pdf Photography Understanding Color in Photography: Using Color, Composition, and Exposure to Create Vivid Photos

Pdf:Understanding Color in Photography: Using Color, Composition, and Exposure to Create Vivid Photos.Veteran photographer and instructor Bryan Peterson is best known for his arresting imagery using bold, graphic color and composition. Here he explores his signature use of color in photography for the first time, showing readers his process for creating striking images that pop off the page. He addresses how to shoot in any type of light, and looks at color families and how they can work together to make compelling images in commercial and art photography. He also helps readers understand exposure, flash, and other stumbling blocks that beginning and experienced photographers encounter when capturing images, showing how to get the most out of any composition. With its down-to-earth voice and casual teaching style, Understanding Color in Photography is a workshop in a book, helping any photographer take their images to the next level.

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Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants

Pdf Photography Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants

Pdf:Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants.About the Author DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.DK's aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the best-selling LEGO® books.DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, the world’s leading publisher of strategy content for PC and console video games.https://www.dk.com/ Read more

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Vivian Maier: Street Photographer

Pdf Photography Vivian Maier: Street Photographer

Pdf:Vivian Maier: Street Photographer.Review John Maloof's documentary, Finding Vivian Maier, was nominated for a 2015 Academy Award!'Her work alternately brings to mind Lisette Model, Leon Levinstein, Harry Callahan, Garry Winogrand, Weegee, Helen Levitt and Robert Frank. But the uncracked nut at the core of her mystery is this: Why didn't Vivian Maier show anyone her pictures?'-Wall Street Journal'Saved from obscurity, the work of an unknown street photographer is, at last, coming out of the shadows.'-Anthony Mason, CBS News'An unassuming Chicago baby sitter named Vivian Maier was one of the pioneers of street photography.  But for 60 years, nobody knew it.'-The New York Times Style Magazine“An undiscovered artist whose photography is now being compared to the giants, a reclusive woman who, in death, is attracting the kind of attention and acclaim she would have shunned in life.” -The Huffington Post 'Show-cased in the new book Vivian Maier: Street Photographer, out this month from powerHouse-rivet the viewer with the extreme vulnerability of her subjects.'-Vanity Fair'[Maier] is a gifted visual thinking with a strong sense of self. Through [her] lens, self-shadows and window reflections are deftly composed more about context than the figure at the center'-American Photo'A combination of straight forward portraits, mirrored reflections and abstract self-portrayals, the collection...attempts to put a face to the name that's most recently captured the photography world's attention' -The Huffington Post Read more About the Author There is still very little known about the life of Vivian Maier. What is known is that she was born in New York in 1926 and worked as a nanny for a family on Chicago’s North Shore during the 50s and 60s. Seemingly without a family of her own, the children she cared for eventually acted as caregivers for Maier herself in the autumn of her life. She took hundreds of thousands of photographs in her lifetime, but never shared them with anyone. Maier lost possession of her art when her storage locker was sold off for non-payment. She passed away in 2009 at the age of 83.John Maloof is an author and street photographer involved in historic preservation of Chicago’s Northwest Side. He discovered the first negatives of Vivian Maier’s work in 2007 while compiling a book about the history of the neighborhood where he grew up.Geoff Dyer’s books include But Beautiful (Picador, 2009), Yoga For People Who Can’t Be Bothered To Do It (Vintage, 2004), The Ongoing Moment (Vintage, 2007) winner of the ICP Infinity Award for writing on photography, the novels Paris Trance (Picador, 2010) and Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi (Vintage, 2010), and a collection of essays, Otherwise Known as the Human Condition (Graywolf Press, 2011). Read more

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War and Peace : Complete and Unabridged

Pdf Photography War and Peace : Complete and Unabridged

Pdf:War and Peace : Complete and Unabridged.War and Peace is a novel by Leo Tolstoy, first published from 1865 to 1869 in Russkii Vestnik, which tells the story of Russian society during the Napoleonic Era. It is usually described as one of Tolstoy's two major masterpieces (the other being Anna Karenina) as well as one of the world's greatest novels.War and Peace offered a new kind of fiction, with a great many characters caught up in a plot that covered nothing less than the grand subjects indicated by the title, combined with the equally large topics of youth, marriage, age, and death. Though it is often called a novel today, it broke so many conventions of the form that it was not considered a novel in its time. Indeed, Tolstoy himself considered Anna Karenina (1878) to be his first attempt at a novel in the European sense.

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Annie Leibovitz at Work

Pdf Photography Annie Leibovitz at Work

Pdf:Annie Leibovitz at Work.Review 'Leibovitz is not simply among our foremost image-makers. She has essentially created a new form of portraiture for our time.'—Sherri Geldin, director of the Wexner Center for the Arts'Whether she's photographing the famous and powerful - or simply the woman next door - Annie always captures some