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- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 27.95
We say the camera doesn't lie, but we also know that pictures distort and deceive. In Picture Perfect , Kiku Adatto brilliantly examines the use and abuse of images today. Ranging from family albums to Facebook, political campaigns to popular movies, images of war to pictures of protest. Adatto reveals how the line between the person and the pose,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 29.95
"A brutally real and unrelentingly raw memoir."-- Kirkus (starred review) War photographer Lynsey Addario?s memoir It?s What I Do is the story of how the relentless pursuit of truth, in virtually every major theater of war in the twenty-first century, has shaped her life. What she does, with clarity, beauty, and candor, is to document, often... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 27.99
Photos filled with the forlorn faces of hungry and impoverished Americans that came to characterize the desolation of the Great Depression are among the best known artworks of the twentieth century. Captured by the camera's eye, these stark depictions of suffering became iconic markers of a formative period in U.S. history. Although there has been... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2012; US$ 35.95
"One of the great strengths of Arctic Voices is that it shows how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the places where most of us live. In this impassioned book, Banerjee shows a situation so serious that it has created a movement, where 'voices of resistance are gathering, are getting louder and louder.' May his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2015; US$ 39.95
From bloodshed on the Ruelle Vaillant in November 1987, as the first presidential elections ended, to the bloody coup d?état by the army against President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in September 1991; from the antigovernment protests of November 2002, to the violent earthquake that hit the Haitian capital in January 2010, leaving in its wake over 250,000... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95
You want to look through the lens of your camera and change the world. You want to capture powerful moments in one click that will impact the minds of other people. Photographic images are one of the most popular tools used to advocate for social and environmental awareness. This can be as close to home as drug use, prostitution, or pollution or as... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 31.99
8 books in 1 - your key to terrific digital photos! Your one-stop, full-color guide to creating digital images with "wow" From picking your camera to posting photos on the Web, here's what you need to know about digital photography in eight easy-to-use minibooks! Packed with full-color examples that will get your creative juices flowing, this guide... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15
By the time the First World War broke out in 1914, photography had become affordable and popular. Many of the 100,000 New Zealanders who went overseas to fight carried cameras with them, determined to capture their part in the ‘great adventure?. And soldiers were not the only ones to take photographs: cameras were also used by officials, journalists... more...