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  • Lina's Love: Postcards and Poems from Hugo

    by Naomi M Rosenthal
    When I was a little girl, my grandmother Lina showed me an album filled with hundreds of postcards that my grandfather had sent her before they were married. I fell in love with these beautiful treasures from another time. Now, all the colorful pictures, as well as Hugo’s German poems with their English translations, are in this book, a testament to my grandparents’ love.
  • Astronaut Rain

    by Dionne Fields
    Picture Book for Kids. I’m just like most, little boys my age. Who wants to be an astronaut when they get older? I want to walk on the moon or even fly in a real rocket someday. I wanted the next future astronauts to see some cool photos taken from my person camera as a birthday gift. The photo was just too cool for me to keep all to myself. I wanted to share these amazing photos to kids all around the world.
  • Wynwood

    by David Bethune
    David Bethune’s homage to the incredible murals of Miami’s Wynwood district, the largest collection of street art in the United States, is a unique exploration in multiple exposure photography. Bethune uses the camera to combine two images into the same frame on site, a technique he’s been developing since 2008. His painterly compositions engage the eye and invite us to examine graffiti with a fresh perspective, while the accompanying bilingual text in English and Spanish reveals the artist’s vi... more
  • Les Toilettes d' Alcatraz

    by Mark Rapacz
    Alcatraz is an insane prison. Being an artist can be even more insane. Bring the insanity of this sick penitentiary into contact with the sickness of a manic artist and we’re talking full-blown epidemic of spiraling psychosis that may lead to eternal and blissful enlightenment. Buy this book and BURNT IT in a hellfire of extrapersonal rage if you fear the pure quest of a creative-type who has self-published numerous books and has won a number of awards to much-lauded acclaim on more than one blo... more
  • Chicagoland

    by Steve Gubin
    Chicagoland, Illusions of the Literal, is a black and white photographic dialogue with the people, places, and culture of contemporary Chicago. Steve Gubin spent six years (2008 to 2014) photographing the candid, ephemeral juxtapositions of people and places that occur daily on the streets of this major American city. Through his photographs, he isolates unique slices of time in which an untold story, a puzzling ambiguity, or a hidden significance may be revealed or pondered over. Chicagoland is... more
  • Anne Frank 80 Years

    by Ronald Wilfred Jansen
  • Image vs Artifact in Contemporary Art

    by Michael Dyer
    Ever wondered why some works of contemporary art (that look like any toddler could have produced them) can command millions of dollars? This book explains why such phenomena occur in Art (but not in Music). Throughout this book Dyer contrasts Art with Music and argues that both the Art novice and connoisseur often confuse the aesthetic quality of an image with the monetary value of the artifact on which that image appears.  He discusses how the dimensions for judging artifacts differ from thos... more
  • In Search of the Dark Watchers: Landscapes and Lore of Big Sur

    by Benjamin Brode
    In this lovely book, Thomas Steinbeck tells a tale that has been part of the Big Sur lore since the early days of the Esalen Indians. His stories inspired Benjamin Brode to venture forth on his own personal journey to paint the mystery and majesty of this wild California coastline. The result is a charming and beautifully crafted book made up of fifteen sketches, twenty-five oil paintings, and a glimpse into the remarkable friendship of two highly creative men.
  • The Dirty Rascal

    by paul symonloe
    Synopsis: The Dirty Rascal. The setting for this crime thriller is Windsor in Berkshire. The time is contemporary, but the main characters become strongly aware of modern versus medieval forces at work. Windsor has history and mystery, a special backdrop, distinct from any other small town in England. Windsor is the quintessential castle-town, home to the current Queen, Elizabeth the Second of the House of Windsor. Slough is just up the road, extending its gritty modern reality into the tale... more
  • The Art Of Big O foreword by Roger Dean

    by michael fishel
    The Art Of Big O with a foreword by Roger Dean is a beautifully illustrated 8.5 x 11 in. 272 page hardcover book that tells the story of The BIG 'O' publishing company that first burst upon the swinging London art and music scene during those wild and wonderful psychedelic 60s and throughout the 1970s up until 1980. This poster, calendar, art card and book publishing company produced some of the most amazing and influential fantasy and fantastic and album cover art of all time during the 20th Ce... more
  • The Glow of Paris: The Bridges of Paris at Night

    by Gary Zuercher
    The Glow of Paris: The Bridges of Paris at Night is an eclectic collection of extraordinary gelatin-silver photographic prints of the bridges of Paris – nighttime images that are breathtaking. Accompanied by a fascinating historical portrayal, the book presents a unique and aesthetic vision of Paris because no one else has ever photographed and written about the 35 bridges that cross the Seine in this way. “For the most part Parisians take these architectural wonders for granted, relying on... more
  • Time-Lapse Photography: A Complete Introduction to Shooting, Processing and Rendering Time-Lapse Movies with a Dslr Camera

    by Ryan Chylinski

    Time-lapse Photography: A Complete Introduction is a technical and practical timelapse tutorial guidebook for all skill levels designed to get you out the door and shooting now!

    Learn time-lapse with 350+ easy to understand examples, workflows, walkthroughs and diagrams covering basic and advanced topics. We’ll walk through examples, workflows and diagrams together to create maximum understanding with minimum time spent away from your camera. Understand time-lapse and start shooti... more

  • Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts

    by Michelle Marder Kamhi
    Today’s artworld experts think that virtually anything can qualify as art. But many art lovers reject the “cutting-edge” inventions that fill museums and galleries of “contemporary art” worldwide. Who Says That’s Art? explains why their view is right and the would-be experts are wrong. Drawing on evidence ranging from anthropology to the recent findings of neuroscience, it offers a vigorous yet readily understandable defense of the public’s commonsense view of art. It also provides refreshing in... more
  • 3D Stereoscopic Sports Photography

    by Orlando Turner
    This E-Book is both a gallery and a How to Guide on 3D Stereoscopic Photography and Videography. For Published Photographer Orlando Turner already has one of his Canoe Slalom photography at the City Hall. Orlando’s works can be found on Alamy image library site. As a self-published works this work is available on leading Bookstores. 3D Stereoscopic Sports Photography and Videography, its innovations is the Future of Sports Imagery.
  • 21 Songs in 6 Days: Learn Ukulele the Easy Way: Ukulele Songbook

    by Rebecca Bogart

    The best ukulele beginner's songbook available, this book teaches the easiest ukulele chords and songs first and moves in carefully sequenced steps to cover three fundamental strums and five crucial chords.  You'll learn to sing and strum the ukulele at the same time, along with some crucial music theory concepts like transposition, key and meter. All songs are presented in traditional music notation, and access to a website with 60 detailed lesson videos, audio files, ... more

  • Capital Offenses: The Artwork of Stephen Barnwell

    by Stephen Barnwell
    "Capital Offenses" is an oversized art book, containing all of Stephen Barnwell's political prints from the past ten years. Barnwell is a visual mischief-maker, poking fun at and exposing the hypocrisy on a variety of issues. Using the language of capitalism, he deconstructs the cherished icons of our government and society and forces you to re-evaluate your thinking on a great many topics. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, and is in several prestigious co... more