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by Theresa Vishnevetskaya
by A. R. KnightSmartphone Photography is a beginner’s guide to photography, containing insight into what people are drawn to in portraits and what to look for whether you're taking pictures indoors or outdoors. These tips apply to taking pictures with any device—a smartphone, tablet, and/or camera—and include how to take photos that will enhance your presence on job, dating, and social media sites.
by AnonymousLooking: consists of 6 months of real Grindr screenshots collected by queer college students in the New York City area. Outside of keeping identities anonymous, these photos are completely unedited. Looking: is a self published project by NYC college students/recent graduates.
by James B. SumpterThis book contains 88 full-page sized photographs that show the Ruby-throated Hummingbird in great detail, from numerous perspectives. They capture the many variations in its appearance, including its green and gold iridescent colors, its black beak, its white tongue and its black wing feathers. Other photos show the various iridescent colors (red, gold and black) of the male’s throat feathers. In addition, some photos catch the humming bird in mid-flight, thereby “freezing” its wings. A numb... more
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by Christopher BriscoeThis book celebrates the universal search for meaning—how we pursue our passions on our way to solving the puzzle of who we are. Connections takes readers into the thick blue smoke of a forge where a bearded blacksmith hammers red-hot iron into artwork. It introduces them to a young man, long overdue for a bath, who is hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in order to find himself. Connections is about love, collaboration and giving purpose to our lives. Our DNA has wired us to seek relationships... more
by Christopher BriscoeWhen Christopher Briscoe and his son, Quincy, rode their bikes along historic Route 66 from Santa Monica to Chicago, majestic beauty and quirky characters became regular features of their daily routine. It was 58 days and 2,700 miles of exhaustion and magic, through sometimes overwhelming heat or driving rain. Along the way, they discover that the road between them is the life path that connects them. Their journey is captured in photographs and stories that bring to life their adventures and he... more
by Stone PENGOne picture "Solitary Tree in Snowy Landscape" (picture is not showing here)and with my dialogue Maybe, we all need to accept our fate and resign to working hard to make a living. When I was little, I often wondered why I wasn’t born, with a gold spoon in my mouth, into a regal wealthy family. After many years of vicissitudes, I have come to the realization that this is a matter of fate. We all have our fates, and all seem to be predetermined at birth。 I am thinking there is an inv... more
by James Philip Head
Fame, fortune, and beautiful models – Howard Chandler Christy had them all. Christy was the most famous American painter of the Jazz Age, a time when an elite brotherhood of New York artists dominated the publishing world. Christy had eclipsed all of them with his “Christy Girl,” an idealized woman who redefined beauty, influenced fashion, and inspired generations of women. Illustrated in popular magazines, best-selling novels, and top-ranked newspapers, the “Christy Girl” transformed the art... more
by Kevin MilliganBig Sur to Mendocino (Coastal Paintings & Stories with Legends Revealed) This book includes a painted pictorial of the California coast that spans 275 miles. The pictorial is paired with a text about the history of early pioneers and artists of this stunning coastal region. This coffee table book has color plates of 120 paintings that were created outdoors in plein air style.
by Peter ElliottThe Book: Constance Stuart Larrabee (1914–2000) was a leading female photographer, fêted in both South Africa and the United States of America yet little-known outside of these countries. She was intrepid as a war correspondent and as a solo woman photographer in South Africa and would go anywhere to capture the photographs she wanted to take. Constance: One Road to Take is the first comprehensive book on Constance Stuart Larrabee’s life and work, covering her work in South Africa during the... more
by Soraya MatosThe Ghost People of Tanzania is more than a photo book. It’s a tool of advocacy for fighting misconceptions rooted in hate. Albinism is a congenital disorder characterized by the lack of melanin in the skin, hair, and eyes. Tanzania currently holds the worlds largest population of people with albinism (PWA) at in every 1,400 individuals - but for country with such a large population there is little awareness on the fact that albinism is actually a genetic condition. Witchcraft is at the root... more
by Eli CastelliIrreverent, adolescent toilet humour meets cultural sophistication. Do most Art Collectors know their Arshile Gorky from their El Greco? Can money really buy 'cultural appreciation'? There is No F in ART (is there?) asks questions most of us were thinking all along and delivers the answers using pop cultural imagery and remakes of well known art works.
by Jacques Muller?Animation, a life?s passion? Animation has always been Jacques Muller?s life passion. Since he was a small kid, he wanted to draw Cartoon characters that he had seen on the screen. These Cartoons were magical to him. The screen was no longer a flat surface but a window opening new worlds and other realities. After having practiced drawing through all his childhood and adolescence, he eventually had his first break into the industry in 1977 as a storyboard artist. Working for several years for t... more
by Robert Radin
A Beautiful World: Photography and Writings (1973-2013) is the 40-year retrospective and exhibition catalog of world photographer Robert Radin (1923-2013) which includes the author's written reflections on each of eighty-six 35mm photographs. Radin's historic photographic work is that of a keen-eyed artist successful at capturing portraits of people at work, children, animals, and landscapes. An international businessman and world-traveling production photographer for documen... more
by Rachel WeavingArmchair travelers and those mulling a re-design of their own gardens will love this sumptuously illustrated first-ever book on the gardens of this greenest of Greek islands. Focused entirely on private gardens, it gives a unique entrée to a secret world that ranges from romantic old estates through highly personal artists’ gardens to stunning contemporary works by international designers. Rich with stories about the gardens and their creation, the text brims with insights into Corfu’s social an... more