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- University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 25.00
This book focuses on six brilliant women who are often seen as particularly tough-minded: Simone Weil, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Diane Arbus, and Joan Didion. Aligned with no single tradition, they escape straightforward categories. Yet their work evinces an affinity of style and philosophical viewpoint that derives from a shared... more...
- Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 38.99
Marc Waszkiewicz served three tours (1967, 1968, 1969) as an artillery forward observer with the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam, where he took thousands of photos capturing the beauty, drudgery, hilarity, and horror of the war . 1,000-Yard Stare collects the best of these in a book that presents an unvarnished grunt?s-eye view of the Vietnam War.... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2017; US$ 31.95
This book is the first to question both why and how the colonialist mythologies represented by the work of photographer Eliot Elisofon persist. It documents and discusses a heterogeneous practice of American coloniality of power as it explores Elisofon?s career as war photographer-correspondent and staff photographer for LIFE , filmmaker, author,... more...
- Crowood 2017; US$ 17.99
Understanding and using light is key to all photography. This book explains how to take and create stunning shots without much light but still retaining impact and depth. It shows you how to capture the drama and excitemant of a scene by using colours, shapes and shadows, and then how to reveal hidden details with digital manipulation. With over... more...
- Crowood 2017; US$ 15.99
Photographing newborns is a uniquely special experience and capturing the beauty of a newborn baby requires specific skills. In this practical book, Melanie East, one of the UK's leading newborn photographers, shares her secrets, from preparing for the newborn session through to post-production work. Advice is given on posing newborn babies using... more...
- Princeton Architectural Press 2017; US$ 31.99
They left in the middle of the night?often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. Between 1830 and the end of the Civil War in 1865, an estimated one hundred thousand slaves became passengers on the Underground Railroad, a journey of untold hardship, in search of freedom. In Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2017; US$ 10.99
This playful collection of rainbows is a bright and beautiful appreciation of all the color that surrounds us. Artist Julie Seabrook Ream invites us to see the extraordinary beauty of ordinary objects: she gathers colorful iterations of a single type of thing, from feathers to fishing gear, matchbooks to macarons, and neatly arranges them in rainbow... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 8.49
What is it that makes pugs so lovable? Is it their doleful eyes? Their down-turned mouths? Furrowed brows? While they may look sad, they?ve certainly found their place in our homes and our hearts. Now the adorable creatures have a new home, sitting on rugs in 43 amusing photographs! What could be cuter? Pugs on Rugs celebrates different pugs on... more...
- Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 94.37
This thesis demonstrates and investigates novel dual-polarization interferometric fiber-optic gyroscope (IFOG) configurations, which utilize optical compensation between two orthogonal polarizations to suppress errors caused by polarization nonreciprocity. Further, it provides a scheme for dual-polarization two-port IFOGs and details their unique... more...