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Pring's Photographer's Miscellany: Stories, Techniques, Tips & Trivia
Pring's Photographer's Miscellany: Stories, Techniques, Tips & Trivia
by Roger Pring
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  Pring's Photographer's Miscellany is a priceless compendium of the history, techniques and trivia of photography. Meet the mad, genius, daring (and sometimes fraudulent) pioneers and practitioners of all things photographic, Find out how ravenous... (read more)

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Truth and Photography: Notes on Looking and Photographing
Truth and Photography: Notes on Looking and Photographing
by Jerry L. Thompson
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In these essays Thompson--a professional photographer since 1973--explores the many-leveled relationship between seeing and thinking.... (read more)

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Le Corbusier & Lucien Herve: A Dialogue Between Architect and Photographer
Le Corbusier & Lucien Herve: A Dialogue Between Architect and Photographer
by Jacques Sbriglio
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In 1949, the photographer Lucien Hervé (1910–2007) took a picture of an innovative apartment building in Marseille, France, and sent it to the building’s architect, Le Corbusier (1887–1965). Le Corbusier responded by asking Herv... (read more)

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The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence
The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence
by Susie Linfield
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In The Cruel Radiance, Susie Linfield challenges the idea that photographs of political violence exploit their subjects and pander to the voyeuristic tendencies of their viewers. Instead she argues passionately that looking at such images—and... (read more)

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Reconfigured Eye : Visual Truth in the Post-photographic Era (92 Edition)
Reconfigured Eye : Visual Truth in the Post-photographic Era (92 Edition)
by William J. Mitchell
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An intelligent and readable approach to the digitization of images.... A useful overview of a critical subject.... (read more)

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Waving Flags
Waving Flags
by Rut Blees Luxemburg
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Highly illustrated, Waving Flags gathers 20 young international artists whose original work engages the potential and pitfalls of translation as a tool for the artist.... (read more)

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Lacan At the Scene (09 Edition)
Lacan At the Scene (09 Edition)
by Henry Bond
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andlt;Pandgt;What if Jacques Lacan--the brilliant and eccentric Parisian psychoanalyst--had worked as a police detective, applying his theories to solve crimes? This may conjure up a mental film clip starring Peter Sellers in a trench coat, but in andlt... (read more)

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The Meaning of Photography (Clark Studies in the Visual Arts)
The Meaning of Photography (Clark Studies in the Visual Arts)
by Robin Kelsey
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 With essays by Geoffrey Batchen, François Brunet, Mary Ann Doane, José Luis Falconi, Robin Kelsey, Douglas R. Nickel, Blake Stimson, and John Tagg, and additional contributions by Lars Kiel Bertelsen, Anne McCauley, Jorge... (read more)

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Road to Seeing (Voices That Matter)
Road to Seeing (Voices That Matter)
by Dan Winters
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After beginning his career as a photojournalist for a daily newspaper in southern California, Dan Winters moved to New York to begin a celebrated career that has since led to more than one hundred awards, including the Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for... (read more)

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Literary Modernism and Photography
Literary Modernism and Photography
by Paul Hansom
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The developments in narrative experimentation that marked the modernist period in Europe and the United States provide an interesting crossroads with the development of visual representation during the same time. In this collection of fourteen original... (read more)

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Scissors, Paper, Stone: Expressions of Memory in Contemporary Photographic Art
Scissors, Paper, Stone: Expressions of Memory in Contemporary Photographic Art
by Martha Langford
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Finalist: Raymond Klibansky Book Prize Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada (2008) Making a connection between photography and memory is almost automatic. Should it be? In Scissors, Paper, Stone Martha Langford explores the nature of... (read more)

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Food Styling and Photography for Dummies (For Dummies)
Food Styling and Photography for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Alison Parks-Whitfield
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Discover how to style and shoot delicious food photos Whether you're an amateur taking shots for a food blog or a professional who captures culinary creations, Food Styling & Photography For Dummies shows you how to take the next step in your passion for... (read more)

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On Photography
On Photography
by Susan Sontag
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Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism (1977), this is "a brilliant analysis of the profound changes photographic images have made in our way of looking of the world and ourselves over the lost 140 years."-Washington Post BOOK... (read more)

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Roland Barthes on Photography: The Critical Tradition in Perspective (Crosscurrents)
Roland Barthes on Photography: The Critical Tradition in Perspective (Crosscurrents)
by Nancy Shawcross
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"A comprehensive study on Barthes and photography . . . the most studious research on the topic."--Antoine Compagnon, Columbia University and the Sorbonne "Interesting and significant. . . . Important for scholars, students, and general... (read more)

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Digital Photography Exposure for Dummies (11 Edition)
Digital Photography Exposure for Dummies (11 Edition)
by Doty
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Proper exposure tips and techniques in a single, practical guide Are you looking to add some agility and aptitude to your do-it-all camera? This hands-on, friendly guide gives you expert tips and techniques for creating the perfect shot. By adjusting... (read more)

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Photography (09 Edition)
Photography (09 Edition)
by David Bate
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Since its introduction nearly 200 years ago, photography has become part of everyday life, a position consolidated by the recent development of digital imaging and manipulation. Used to confirm identity, to sell products, to reshape the real, to... (read more)

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Photographic Theory in Historical
Photographic Theory in Historical
by Hilde Van Gelder
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Photography Theory in Historical Perspective: Case Studies from Contemporary Art aims to contribute to the understanding of the multifaceted and complex character of the photographic medium by dealing with various case studies selected from photographic... (read more)

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Twentieth Century United States Photographers: A Student's Guide
Twentieth Century United States Photographers: A Student's Guide
by Kristin G Congdon
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Since the invention of the first camera through the advent of digital photography, men and women have sought to communicate a variety of messages and document a variety of experiences both personal and professional through their lenses. Hallmark and... (read more)

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Photography and Exploration (Reaktion Books - Exposures)
Photography and Exploration (Reaktion Books - Exposures)
by James R Ryan
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When Ferdinand Magellan set out to circumnavigate the globe in 1519, he wasn’t able to bring a digital camera or a smartphone with him. Yet, as the eagerly awaited images from the Mars rover prove, modern exploration is inconceivable without... (read more)

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Photography and Writing in Latin America: Double Exposures
Photography and Writing in Latin America: Double Exposures
by Marcy E Schwartz
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This is the first book to document the extensive collaboration between writers and photographers in Latin America from the Mexican Revolution through the twentieth century.... (read more)

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