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by Weam NamouArtists have a story, a story that affects their pallets. In Iraqi Americans: The Lives of the Artists, Namou wanted to honor artists of Mesopotamian ancestry by giving them the opportunity to share their incredible stories themselves rather than risk having others to do it for them, as was the case with Layla Al Attar. Layla Al Attar died in 1993, along with her husband, after her house was bombed by a US missile. Iraqi news announced that she was killed since she was responsible for creatin... more
by Chris EsperBased on his 'vlog' of the same name, award-winning filmmaker and CEO of Stories in Motion, Chris Esper, writes this book about the success and struggles a filmmaker deals with in trying build a career. With six years of experience under his belt, Esper reflects on his growing career while also advising up and coming filmmakers.
by Holly WiencekA visual journey that will change the way you see the Walt Disney World Parks. The creators of Capturing the Magic take you on an artful tour through Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. With hundreds of stunning photographs of the wondrous landscapes and attractions as well as insider’s wealth of knowledge, it’s almost like being there. Capturing the Magic is a magnificent coffee table book that brings the magic of the Walt Disney World® Resort int... more
by Lawrence SchwartzwaldThe Art of Reading is a collection of candid images of ordinary folks in the act of Reading, mostly in New York, but also in Paris, Florence, Miami, Boston, etc.
by Mary Ann ArchibaldRevised, second edition. Select paintings from 2004 through 2008.
by DJ MarshallDJ Marshall is a world traveled, life long Artist & Poet/writer. He has been influenced by Roberts Frost, Van Gohg, & Monet, to simply only name a few. All of his work is available through limited edition print format only, as all his originals have long since been sold. This book is a compilation of 50 of his valuable Artworks, with accompanying poetry/musings/&verse. And, as title suggests, is meant to be a printed version & museum of his work, ..., as he has discovered it is quite impossible... more
by Sim Eng HiangFrom the moment he saw his first Tillandsia in New Zealand, Sim Eng Hiang has worked tirelessly to cultivate, preserve, promote, and photograph these exotic treasures. Here, an esteemed member of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain shares his life’s work as a naturalist and photographer for one of the plant kingdom’s finest creations, the Tillandsia. His photographs were taken throughout the year with only the natural light of the morning. To showcase the dramatic colour changes the... more
by Tiffany GholarIs Barbie to blame for giving girls body image issues, or are there larger forces at work? The Doll Project explores the influence of visual culture and societal norms while caricaturing and satirizing unattainable standards of beauty. In a world where girls gather online to remind each other that "nothing tastes as good as thin feels" and diet ads ask "what will you gain when you lose," even Barbie is never thin enough. The Doll Project dramatizes this quest for perfection in miniature. Each pi... more
by Mike MacDonald
In our fast-paced world of technology, where populations are becoming more urbanized and life is increasingly experienced on electronic screens, people are losing their connection to nature. Yet nature is all around us, especially if you live in the Chicago area. Unfortunately, few Chicagoans know it's there. In My Journey into the Wilds of Chicago, photographer and humorist Mike MacDonald takes you on a trip to Chicago's wild side—a verdant, untamed Chicago that has been there all along, jus... more
by Keith Kelly"Mrenh Gongveal: Chasing the Elves of the Khmer" is a photo essay that delves into a common, but lesser understood, belief of the Cambodians. While learning about the culture and customs of Cambodia, Keith Kelly’s adopted home of 10 years, he was especially fascinated by their folklore. One particular type of shrine dedicated to the Mrenh Gongveal, Elves of the Khmer, caught his imagination. As a personal project he started documenting the more interesting “houses” he came across during his trav... more
by Cathy Lander-Goldberg, MSW, LCSW
This is a unique resource that helps girls use expressive arts to better understand themselves, live a balanced life and set meaningful goals for the future. Readers use photos from their past and create new images through picture-taking or drawing to complete assignments and collages while promoting self-awareness and self-esteem. The book also explores the issues of positive body image, meaning and gratitude in readers’ lives. Although the exercises in the workbook are empowering for ... more
by Jeremy EnlowFort Worth-based Jeremy Enlow was given exclusive access to the cowboys behind the prestigious reversed triple D brand of the Waggoner Ranch, the largest ranch in the United States under one fence. Enlow is an advertising, media and fine arts photographer based in Fort Worth. More than 36,000 of his images have been published worldwide. Enlow grew up in Granbury, Texas, where his first published photo appeared in the Hood County News when he was 10 years old. Committed to supporting local busine... more
by christine andersonA photobook inspired by the wizard of oz. A creative portrait of a auto repair shop tranforming tools and objects into characters using photography.
by Butch McCartneyA collection of famous quotes about dogs along with the portfolio of dog photographer Butch McCartney.
by Dan DinsmoreFlying High takes you on a journey through an airshow. From start to finish with a unique perspective. Shots never been taken before. With a short story about growing up in an airshow town. It gives both children and adults something to connect with.
by Lauren EverettPeople Like Us: The Cult of The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a collection of environmental portraiture and documentary images that capture the vibrant DIY sub-culture of Rocky Horror fandom. Though there have been many titles about the film itself, this is the first and only photography series ever to focus on the remarkable story of the people behind the film's unprecedented 40 year theatrical run. The photos are augmented by a series of short essays by the cast members themselves, reflecting i... more