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  • Quiet Hoursby Mike Melman; Bill Holm

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 35.00

    With an Essay by Bill HolmIn The Quiet Hours, Mike Melman records a vanishing era of Minnesota?s towns and cities through a series of seventy black-and-white photographs taken from 1985 to 2002. Working in the half-light of predawn hours, Melman brings a new perspective to familiar places. In his essay, Bill Holm compares Melman?s work to that of Walt... more...

  • Photographic Lightingby John Child; Mark Galer

    Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 27.95

    Photographic Lighting: Essential Skills offers practical coverage of everything you need to know to understand the characteristics of light and the foundations of photographic lighting, including film, filters, exposure, compensation, zone system and an array of creative techniques. Students and committed amateurs will find sound technical knowledge... more...

  • Bear Portraitsby Jill Greenberg

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 12.99

    A top celebrity portrait photographer, Jill Greenberg has a unique ability to coax powerful emotions out of her subjects - whether human or animal. Her portraits of bears, collected here for the first time, surprise and engage. We encounter cubs as cute as a child's Teddy, grizzlies that look like they might swallow you whole, and Polar bears seated... more...

  • The Disciplinary Frameby John Tagg

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 82.50

    Photography can seem to capture reality and the eye like no other medium, commanding belief and wielding the power of proof. In some cases, a photograph itself is attributed the force of the real. How can a piece of chemically discolored paper have such potency? How does the meaning of a photograph become fixed? In The Disciplinary Frame, John Tagg... more...

  • Photography and Philosophyby Scott Walden

    Wiley 2008; US$ 111.95

    This anthology offers a fresh approach to the philosophical aspects of photography. The essays, written by contemporary philosophers in a thorough and engaging manner, explore the far-reaching ethical dimensions of photography as it is used today. A first-of-its-kind anthology exploring the link between the art of photography and the theoretical... more...

  • Doug Box's Guide to Posing for Portrait Photographersby Douglas Allen Box

    Amherst Media, Inc. 2009; US$ 19.99

    Often overshadowed by complicated lighting techniques or advanced postproduction tips, this resource seeks to remind the professional photographer of the fundamental importance of a subject's pose. Conveniently designed in two-page spreads—a striking portrait on one side, a comprehensive how-to of the strategies used on the other—this reference includes... more...

  • Master Lighting Guide for Wedding Photographersby Bill Hurter

    Amherst Media, Inc. 2007; US$ 19.99

    Master the demanding lighting needs for weddings of any variety with this comprehensive guide from an industry expert. All the basics are covered, including how to choose and use the right equipment, how to control light and shadow while outdoors, how to utilize ambient room light and natural light, and how to ensure the best color balance for each... more...

  • Face to Face: Rick Sammon's Complete Guide to Photographing Peopleby Rick Sammon

    O'Reilly Media 2008; US$ 27.99

    In this beautifully illustrated book, travel and adventure photographer Rick Sammon introduces the proven techniques he uses to make extraordinary photographs of people around the world. You'll find important tips and strategies for engaging your subject and setting up the shoot, along with techniques for shooting in a variety of conditions both... more...

  • Bryan Peterson's Understanding Photography Field Guideby Bryan Peterson

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 24.99

    Everything you need to know in one take-anywhere field guide! This all-in-one guide from renowned photographer, instructor, and author Bryan Peterson will help you take better photos anytime, anywhere?with any camera. Want to finally understand exposure? Interested in learning to "see" and composing your images more creatively? Ready to master... more...

  • Understanding Close-Up Photographyby Bryan Peterson

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 25.95

    In his sixth book, renowned photographer, popular instructor, and best-selling author Bryan Peterson challenges and inspires us to see close-up photography in new ways when we view it through his eyes. You?ve seen the dewdrops, but what about dewdrops on a bird?s wing or raindrops on a car windshield? You?ve seen the bumblebees on vibrant flowers,... more...