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20th-Century Dreams

By: Cohn, Nik; Peellaert, Guy

Price: $16.56

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003336

ISBN: 0436276178

Condition: New

This may well be the ultimate expression of celebrity worship gone mad. 20th-Century Dreams derives from the journal left by Max Vail at his death. His long and astonishingly varied life was spent moving relentlessly up the ladders of power. This journey took him to Vienna, Berlin, Paris, London, and finally America, and involved him with almost all the great names of the age. His journal provides a new and often shocking insight into recent history - its buried liaisons... View more info

Adirondacks Views of an American Wilderness

By: Heilman Ii, Carl E. ; McKibben, Bill (Introduction by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 003316

Condition: Very Good

In most places, human beings dominate the picture. But in a few spots. Nature rules unchallenged. " So writes Bill McKibben in his uplifting introduction to Adirondacks, a book that reveals nature's glory, and the unique give and take between people and wilderness in the vast Adirondack Park. Bigger than the Grand Canyon, Glacier, Yellowstone, and Yosemite National Parks combined, the Adirondack Park contains a stunning array of mountains, wildlands, forests, rivers ... View more info

Am I Pig Enough for You Yet? : Voices of the Barnyard

By: Blount, Roy, Jr.

Price: $7.84

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002401

ISBN: 0060194871

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

You may not believe this/because I'm a sheep, but I am not getting/near enough sleep. I start to doze off. /my heart starts thumping. /Someone somewhere/is counting me jumping. This is a wonderful book of photos of (mostly) barnyard animals and the thoughts they think, in rhyme. What about those funny looks we get from horses, pigs, geese, ducks, llamas, and yes, chickens? This book opens up the inner lives of livestock, revealing their concerns about relationships, food... View more info

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America after Life

By: Laugs, Martha; Kletke, Daniel

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Germany, Gina Kehayoff Pub: 2000

Seller ID: 001765

ISBN: 392907897X

Condition: New in New dust jacket

The images assembled in this volume are photographs depicting American cemetaries and graves. They represent a spotlight collection of notes, commentary, documentation, and witness. During several trips taken over many years throughout the southwest and west of the United States, Martha Laugs built up this striking treasury of photographs. They have been chosen deliberately to express an individuals view and make no claims to "political correctness" or even objec... View more info

Digital Image Making: a Complete Visual Guide for Photographers

By: Meehan, Les

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Amphoto Books: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 002210

ISBN: 0817454535

Condition: New with no dust jacket

NEW - For all photographers who want to know how to apply the technical and creative possibilities of this expanding area of photography to produce images of infinite variety. This book demonstrates scores of image-making methods, each one accompanied by detailed sequences and the evolving image with their relevant screen grabs. Written in clear, jargon-free text and packed with useful information, this book wil appeal to both the beginner and the more advanced enthusias... View more info

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Eighteen Flip Books about Italians in Movement: a De. Mo Project

By: Erwitt, Elliott

Price: $78.20

Publisher: Millbrook, New York, U. S. A., De. Mo: 2003

Seller ID: 003565

ISBN: 0970576846

Condition: New

NEW - The lidded box is still in publisher's plastic, never opened. With the intent of capturing the essence of the Italian personality, de. MO commissioned Elliott Erwitt (July 1928) , to create take photos portraying the life of Italians. From Massimo Ferragamo with his kids, to Valentino in his studio in Rome, to Italian citizens going about their daily life, the 18 flip books created with Erwitt's photos reveal a collection of delightful characters. Each book has 28 ... View more info

How to Catch the Action

By: Eastman Kodak Company

Price: $11.04

Publisher: United States, Time-Life Books In Association With Kodak: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001365

ISBN: 0867062177

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Part of The Kodak Library of Creative Photography. This book helps the photographer catch the drama of movement. Basic Action Techniques includes working with fast shutter, fast film, fast lenses, identifying the peak of the action, choosing the viewpoint and so on. Techniques for Versatility includes telephoto lenses, supporting the camera, motordrives, flash, slow shutter speeds, and so on. Where the Action Is includes the action around us, dance, animals in action, sp... View more info

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Living Proof Courage in the Face of AIDS

By: Jones, Carolyn; McKellen, Ian (Forward by)

Price: $10.58

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press Publishers: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001992

ISBN: 0896600793

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket

This moving and beautiful book offers unprecedented insight into the astounding strength of the human spirit when confronted with illness, pain, loss, and death. Carolyn Jones' vivid and life-affirming portraits capture people from all backgrounds - children and grandmothers, men and women of all races - living with HIV and AIDS. A common and harmful misconception holds that AIDS is an instant death sentence but, in fact, testing positive for HIV does not mean immediate ... View more info

Nevada Desert Lows & Mountain Highs: a Photo Essay

By: Moreno, Richard

Price: $6.90

Publisher: Truckee, California, U. S. A., Fine Line Productions Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001627

ISBN: 1885515006

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

In ten years of travel throughout Nevada, I have explored its deserts, mountains, cities and small towns and have met the independent, resilient people who live here. Even with the diversity of livelihood - from rancher to casino owner, small businesses to government workers, I've found most share a genuine pride in the state and a passion for wide-open spaces. This can be a harsh environment with extremes of temperature and terrain. But, throughout Nevada I have seen so... View more info

New England Revisited

By: Griffin, Arthur; McCord, David (edited by)

Price: $15.64

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1966

Seller ID: 002023

Condition: Fine in Fair dust jacket

New England Revisited is an album of memorable and nostalgic scenes of "the cradle of America"; also an anthology of some of the very best writing about New England. The photographic collection comprises 44 full color plates. The plates are arranged by seasons, each section being introduced by a double-page "spread. " The byways and villages, mountains and rivers, harbors and islands of all six states of the region are here represented in the varying mood... View more info

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One Island, Many Faiths: the Experience of Religion in Britain

By: Morton, Rachel

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 002912

ISBN: 0500019878

Condition: New in New dust jacket

During the second half of the 20th century, partly as the aftermath of WWII and more directly as a result of the dissolution of the Empire, Britain gradually evolved from a fairly rigid uniculture nation into a melting-pot of ethnic groups and faiths. It is this significant and fascinating change in the national configuration that prompted Rachel Morton to tour the country with her camera, exploring the multitude of religions and their devotees. From various Christian se... View more info

Image for Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities

Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities

By: McFadden, David Revere

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Museum of Arts and Design: 2011

Seller ID: 004487

ISBN: 0983298319

Condition: New in New dust jacket

This book is still wrapped in publishers plastic. Featured is contemporary work by about 35 preeminent visual artists who have generated new interest in this art form. It is a diverse group of international practitioners, ranging from sculptors and painters to photographers and videographers. This fully illustrated book includes an essay by exhibition curator David McFadden, which traces dioramas and visual illusions in the history of visual arts. Also included are artis... View more info

Photographing Buildings and Cityscapes

By: Tresidder, Jack; Time-Life Books; Eastman Kodak Company

Price: $11.04

Publisher: United States, Time-Life Books In Association With Kodak: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001366

ISBN: 0867062290

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

From the Kodak Library of Creative Photography. This book concentrates quite a bit on lighting of buildings and cityscapes. The first Chapter, The World We Build, is an introduction. 2) The Searching Eye includes viewpoint, the right light, scale and context, frames, silhoutting for shape, and so on. 3) Portraits of Buildings includes judging exposure, using lenses, aiming for accuracy, aiming for drama, simplifying the view, portraying houses, conveying mood, and so for... View more info

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Sisters: Tenth Anniversary Edition

By: Saline, Carol; Wohlmuth, Sharon J.

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Running Pr Book Pub: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003606

ISBN: 0762417889

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

In 1994 a new photo-essay book captured the hearts of people around the world, as it celebrated the profound relationship between sisters. The women featured in the collection were writers, athletes, students, painters, socialites, and teachers. Sisters from all walks of life, all ages, told of how they fought and made up, laughed and loved, and how they gave, risked and resented one another - but never stopped caring. In this 10th Anniversary Edition the authors have re... View more info

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Some Kinda Vocation

By: Dunn, Cheryl

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, U. S. A., Picture Box Inc: 2007

Seller ID: 003728

ISBN: 0978972228

Condition: New with no dust jacket

NEW - As Cheryl Dunn's second book of photographs, it is as much a testament to her own personal journey of development of photographic style, as it is the people she photographed. The narrative weaves in and out of beauty and austerity with images of faceless crowds and lone individuals. Dunn has, over the years, earned great respect from the notorious boys club of New York City's street-art scene. "I'm drawn to these characters that are coming from that class but t... View more info

The Airbrush Technique of Photographic Retouching

By: King, Walter S. ; Slade, Alfred L.

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001570

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This book on Photographic Retouching begins with an overview of the airbrush, for those who have never used such a device. Then the chapters go through Basic Retouching Principles, Industrial Property and Buildings, Machinary, Portraiture, Portrait Restoration, Display Ads for Newspaper, Comparison: Photoengraving - Offset - Newspaper, Converting a Monochrome Print to Color, Retouching the Color Print, Some Do's and Dont's (should be the first chapter! ) , and Examples F... View more info

The Atlas of Mysterious Places

By: Westwood, Jennifer (edited by)

Price: $16.56

Publisher: London, England, Marshall Editions Limited: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 001236

ISBN: 1555841309

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

This beautifully illustrated book discusses sacred sites, ancient cities, lost lands, and symbolic landscapes. This book is an extensive guide, detailing many places and their particular mysteries, making The Atlas of Mysterious Places a comprehensive reference to the world of unexplained sites, symbols, cities and landscapes. Photographs in color and black & white show the beautiful sites being examined. Included is a gazetteer and bibliography for your own discovering ... View more info

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The Hutton Getty Picture Collection 1960s

By: Yapp, Nick

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Germany, Konemann: 1998

Seller ID: 004248

ISBN: 3829005237

Condition: New with no dust jacket

The Swinging Sixties, a maelstrom of sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll, Pop and the Pill, the Maxi and the Mini, the Stones and the Beatles, Sharpeville, Dallas, Vietnam - the agony and the ecstasy, captured as only the camera can. Hundreds of black & white photos from the 1960s are included in this fascinating book. Written in English, German, and French, there is a brief notation about every photograph. The bottom right edge has a slight curl. ; 12mo over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4... View more info

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To the Light : a Journey through Buddhist Asia

By: Collins, Sharon

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa, U. S. A., W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 2003

Seller ID: 003936

ISBN: 0393057364

Condition: New in New dust jacket

NEW - Still in publishers shrinkwrap. In this beautiful volume, photographs evoke a spiritual and geographical journey as Sharon Collins leads one into a world of meditation and simplicity. Opening with a photograph of a red-robed monk reading in the cameo of a monastery window, the collection of photographs is paired with short passages from sacred Buddhist texts that transform the intangible to the tangible. In an exploration of China, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet and V... View more info

Vietnam War : the Story and Photographs

By: Dillon, Katherine V. ; Goldstein, Donald M. ; Wenger, J. Michael

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Herndon, VA, Brassey's: 1999

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 002911

ISBN: 1574882104

Condition: New with no dust jacket

In this illustrated war volume, the authors show the battles, leaders, weapons, heroism, and pain of the Vietnam War, from its earliest beginnings to the fall of Saigon in 1975. Through more than 450 official and personal photographs (both U. S. And Vietnamese) , they reveal the courage, the loneliness, and the fears of the three and a half million U. S. Soldiers, Marines, airmen, and seamen who served in America's longest war. We all have pictures of the Vietnam War in ... View more info

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Vietnam: Spirits of the Earth

By: Fitzgerald, Frances

Price: $41.40

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Bulfinch Pr: 2001

Seller ID: 003750

ISBN: 0821227424

Condition: New in New dust jacket

NEW - Still in shrink wrap. This is a beautiful book that takes a look at Vietnam as it is now. "On the floodplain of the Red River Delta the rice land is flat, as though leveled with a rolling pin. From a road that runs along the top of a dike you can look out across an enormous vista of rice fields. In the middle distance there may be a walled village or a mountain, such as those that appear in Sung landscape paintings. " From the author. Beautifully written, b... View more info

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Waterfalls of the Adirondacks and Catskills

By: Doeffinger, Derek; Boas, Keith; McCall, Honorable H. Carl (Foreword by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, McBooks Press: 1999

Seller ID: 003383

Condition: New

NEW - STILL IN PUBLISHERS PLASTIC. "In words and photographs, some of the most beautiful scenery this continent has to offer. " - From the foreword by Hon. H. Carl McCall. Ancient and mythic, the mountainous Adirondack and Catskill regions of New York are rich with storied character and cultures. Focusing on the sparkling waterfalls and rugged cuts and cloves of these territories, accomplished photographers Derek Doeffinger and Keith Boas capture the intense appe... View more info

Within a Rainbowed Sea

By: Newbert, Christopher

Price: $22.08

Publisher: Hillsboro, Oregon, U. S. A., Beyond Words Publishing, Inc.: 1990

Seller ID: 003899

ISBN: 0941831523

Condition: Near Fine

This incredible book is a collection of visual poems, photographs and words celebrating the intricate fabric of life which evolution has woven in the sea. The photography is a marvel, one of the finest collections of marine images ever published. Chris Newbert is recognized worldwide as a leader in the art of underwater photography. With the addition of Newbert's words, it becomes a memorable experience, the only book of its kind. It may be opened at any point and the re... View more info

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Witness Iraq: a War Journal Frbruary - April 2003

By: Saba, Marcel (editor)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Power House Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001821

ISBN: 1576872009

Condition: New with no dust jacket

. Now the digital age is upon us, and nowhere in photography is it more omnipresent than in photojournalism. The processing and shipping of film has given way to the uploading and transmission of the digital image. All of the photographs in this book came from digital cameras, allowing us to see glimpses of war in "real" time. There is no doubt that the still camera remains a powerful tool and this book is a tribute to that. Through the eyes of some of the most r... View more info