Five Hundred Buildings of New York

By Bill Harris

Five hundred attractive duotone photos exhibit the best, such a lot majestic, and fascinating examples of structure in a single of the world's so much loved cities

The maximum structures, monuments, and constructions of recent York come to lifestyles in those inspiring, neighborhood-by-neighborhood photographic excursions. every one development is featured in a wealthy, fine-resolution duotone photo. details together with the building's identify, its deal with and site, and 12 months finishing touch or maintenance is incorporated beneath the picture. a short description of every development, which highlights its distinct beneficial properties and locations it in ancient context, is incorporated behind the book.

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Pin-up Girls (The TAJ Mini Book Series)

The picture such a lot indelibly associated with the time period Pin-Up lady is a busty, long-legged, appealing lady posing provocatively on calendars, posters, and in magazines basically in the course of the international struggle II years, as a rule within the U.S. military’s Yank journal. those photographs make up the indispensable and so much recognizable Pin-Up women, even supposing they're basically consultant of a selected period in pin-up background. The Pin-Up lady has truly been round because the past due nineteenth century. The pin-up style ran the gambit, either in paintings and images, from easily just like a glamorous and gorgeous girl to what used to be thought of really risqué ahead of the swinging sixties―total nudity. Many Pin-Up women made a mark for themselves later as types or actresses, however the launching pad in their careers was once a turning out to be marketplace for those “cheesecake” pictures. this present day, intercourse and nudity are not any longer taboo. in the middle of the blatant exhibitionism we discover ourselves surrounded by means of this present day, the discretion of pin-up is a welcome respite in addition to a comforting recollection of years passed by. We invite you to take a walk down reminiscence lane and revel in a extra blameless time.

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Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers: A Professional Image Editor's Guide to the Creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC

By Martin Evening

Proven bestseller: CS3 version has offered over 55,000 copies worldwide!

Martin Evening's Adobe Photoshop for Photographers titles became vintage reference assets for photographers in any respect ability degrees. no matter if you're an finished consumer or simply beginning out, the Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers booklet features a wealth of sensible suggestion, tricks and tips on how to assist you in achieving professional-looking effects. Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers starts with an summary of the Photoshop interface and the basics of the way to exploit Photoshop, by means of how you can configure and optimize your computer's functionality to run this system after which it dives instantly into the necessities of digicam uncooked photograph enhancing. The polishing bankruptcy exhibits tips on how to use the digicam uncooked controls to procure optimal catch sprucing and noise aid and the necessities bankruptcy outlines how you can paintings with the entire easy snapshot adjustment instruments which are within the software, a few of which were there because the very starting. useful workshops help you grasp the fundamental strategies, similar to colour correction, retouching options, firming a black and white picture, growing composite photos etc. every one approach is defined in step by step aspect, exhibiting precisely which command to take advantage of, even if you're operating with a Mac or laptop laptop. The accompanying DVD incorporates a Photoshop for Photographers aid consultant. this is often provided in an internet browser layout that you should both run from the DVD or replica for your computing device harddrive for off-line viewing. the assistance consultant features a entire consultant to all of the instruments and panels in Photoshop in addition to different goods within the application. it truly is like having an off-line handbook with which to benefit extra approximately what every one Photoshop device and palette does. The consultant additionally presents a hundred and twenty mins of motion picture tutorials on Photoshop CS4. while you are simply starting to paintings with electronic pictures or are searhing for new rules, the easiest suggestions and how one can increase the standard of your paintings, this can be the e-book for you!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics aren't included.

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The British Invasion: How the Beatles and Other UK Bands Conquered America

The explosion of British bands onto the yankee rock scene within the Sixties is tested during this thorough historical past. Marking the fortieth anniversary of the Beatles' first journey to the USA, this examine British rock tune covers intimately the pre-Beatles track that first gave american citizens a flavor of the British variety, Beatlemania, and the British acts that their lead, together with the Rolling Stones, the Who, and the Kinks. This account contains in-depth interviews with key figures and entirely up-to-date info in this dynamic time in American pop track. formerly unseen photos and reproduced newspaper entrance pages supply a visible historical past of that track explosion.

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Flower

By Andrew Zuckerman

During this newest assortment, Andrew Zuckerman, loved photographer of Creature and Bird, strikes from fauna to vegetation, turning his lens onto the main attractive specimens of the plant country. wonderful close-up pictures of a hundred and fifty flower species, either unique and primary, are lovingly captured in Zuckerman's daring but delicate signature type. Showcased opposed to natural white backgrounds, the complexity of colour and constitution in every one specimen is revealed—creating flower photographs of brilliant radiance and aspect. Zuckerman's award-winning minimalism serves because the ideal foil for those lush normal wonders. A wealthy visible travel of nature's such a lot liked beauties, this enormous tome is a undying treasure for flower fanatics, backyard lovers, images buffs, and creditors of Zuckerman's paintings.

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All the Mighty World: The Photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852-1860 (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series)

By Gordon Baldwin, Malcolm Daniel, Sarah Greenough

Roger Fenton (1819–1869) used to be England's so much celebrated photographer in the course of the 1850s, the younger medium's such a lot excellent second. After learning legislation and portray, Fenton took up the digital camera in 1851 and instantly started to produce hugely unique photographs. in the course of a decade of labor he mastered each photographic style he tried: architectural images, panorama, portraiture, nonetheless existence, reportage, and tableau vivant.

Fenton pictured noble state homes, evocative ruins, and the rolling geographical region that surrounded them—majestic summations of rural England. both arresting are his muscular perspectives of cathedrals and of the royal castles and homes of Parliament that embodied Britain's energy. owning faultless strategy and an artist's intuition for composition and lightweight, he made photos that mix the readability of a newly smooth international with the poetry of a Romantic sensibility. Fenton's such a lot compelling panorama works—intense meditations infused with a reverence for nature—call to brain cloud reports through Constable or Turner's explorations of sunshine and atmosphere.

Fenton's clutch was once wide-ranging. He traveled to Russia in 1852 and used to be one of the first to photo the Kremlin and different landmarks of Moscow and Kiev. Commissioned in 1855 to record the Crimean War—which pitted eu international locations opposed to an expansionist Russia—he again with images of shell-shocked squaddies and assured officials, perspectives of a chaotic Balaklava harbor, and bleak panoramas of the terrain of battle.

Sharing the mid-nineteenth-century ardour for all issues unique, Fenton produced a chain of Orientalist posed gown photographs during which he strove for the theatrical results of Delacroix and Ingres. a last, impressive sequence of lush nonetheless lifes triumphantly achieves an identical objective that Fenton had sought from the start: to illustrate that images may possibly equivalent portray or even surpass it.

An lively proponent of images, Fenton used to be the strength in the back of the founding of the Photographic Society (later the Royal Photographic Society), which inspired the development of the medium and the exhibition of members' works all through Britain. yet in 1862, for purposes either own undefined, he bought his gear and negatives, resigned from society, and again to the perform of legislation. In a profession of a unmarried decade, Fenton had performed a lot to rework images right into a medium of strong expression and visible delight.

This quantity offers 90 of Fenton's best photos, exactingly reproduced. Six prime students have contributed 9 illustrated essays that tackle each point of Fenton's occupation, in addition to a complete, documented chronology.

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Alternative Digital Photography

Replacement electronic images will lead you thru an in depth exploration of different suggestions in electronic images. even if you're an novice photographer, a starting expert, or a complicated specialist seeking to upload extra creativity in your images, this ebook can help you advance the abilities you must create strange, artistic, and inventive pictures utilizing electronic images. It contains hands-on classes designed that can assist you speedy enhance new and inventive methods of viewing the realm round you. it's jam-packed with instance images, outlining the stairs taken to accomplish each one photograph. It emphasizes easy, inventive, and cheap feedback that any one can use--no desire for a qualified studio or a wide monetary funding. The publication does additionally comprise insurance of complex options in addition to pricey instruments that let you proceed utilizing the ebook as your event grows.

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Amateur Photographer [UK] (25 October 2014)

Beginner Photographer is the world’s oldest weekly journal for images lovers. With its particular weekly layout, it's the first for information and electronic and picture apparatus assessments. typical positive factors on reader portfolios, darkroom, electronic, black & white and photographer profiles be certain all parts of images are lined.

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Art Nouveau (Art of Century Collection)

The Art Nouveau movement is special because the ornamental and architectural kind that all started, in line with the commercial Revolution. the first target of this flow was once the construction of a brand new aesthetic of nature via a go back to the examine of typical matters. Designs from this stream are frequently characterised by way of plant or floral encouraged styles, and highly-stylized, particular depictions countering the large swooping curvatures of a bit within the artwork Nouveau style.

In order to accomplish this, such artists as Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Antoni Gaudí, Jan Toorop, and William Morris favoured innovation in approach and novelty of varieties. paintings Nouveau makes an attempt to combine artwork into all features of lifestyles together with fabrics from furnishings, to ornamental goods in a house, to structure; construction at the movement’s philosophy of incorporating artwork into daily life. After its triumph on the Paris common Exposition in 1900, the fad persevered and has encouraged many artists considering that, in addition to the paintings Déco circulation, the successor of paintings Nouveau which seemed after global warfare I. it really is reasonable to claim paintings Nouveau used to be on the center of a “renaissance” in ornamental arts.

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50 Photo Projects - Ideas to Kickstart Your Photography

Whether you need to get extra out of your DSLR or are easily searching for new inventive avenues to discover, "50 photograph tasks" indicates you the way to damage from your convenience region and take a look at whatever new.

Packed with priceless the way to create gorgeous pictures, Lee Frost presents the brilliant principles that would reinvigorate your images, from notion on what to photo, to creative tasks with classic, pinhole and toy cameras.

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