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Worth Every Penny Book Review
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:31:54 -0600 - As a business owner of a home-based photography studio, I find that constant education is vital to the continued growth of my business. There are a variety of forms of education for photographers and other business owners: conferences, classes, local meetings, or books being a few. Books are often one of the cheaper forms of education and I find a lot of great insights from books like Worth Every Penny.
Gifted American Photographer Documents Grandeur, Plight of Mali's Fabled Timbuktu
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:47:01 -0600 - And now comes a brilliant young American photographer and writer, Alexandra Huddleston, who has given a substantial portion of the last eight years of her life documenting, in magnificent images and moving words, the dire threat that faces Timbuktu, both its living people and its living treasures. She has put all her work into a book, a volume that will hold you prisoner. Her 96-page text is titled "333 Saints: a Life of Scholarship Under Threat" and it tells the story of a city under siege-there is no less blunt way to put it-by Islamic fanatics who think nothing of killing people and less of killing manuscripts. Supported in part by her Fulbright, Alexandra Huddleston tells in photographs and words the story of Timbuktu's long lineage of Islamic scholarship.
Trick Photography and Special Effects - A Photographer's Magic
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 10:12:56 -0600 - If photography is your passion and you are troubled for not owning an expensive camera, you need not worry. Trick Photography and Special Effects is at your disposal! This eBook has everything that could be instrumental for a budding photographer as the name very well indicates. The book has everything from photographs by professionals, video tutorials and a long set of instructions.
Why Learn Trick Photography and Special Effects
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:38:02 -0500 - Photography is more than just snapping pictures, it is a recognized art form that harnesses the creative expression of the photographer. While anyone can take a picture, only someone who understands the tools and resources available to the photographer can get the most out of their work. In fact, learning about trick photography and special effects can not only increase your repertoire in terms of your knowledge base, it can also expand your talents and raise your skill levels when it comes to photography.
1,000 Artist Journal Pages eBook
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 08:32:56 -0500 - "The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be," says Shakti Gawain. The world inside oneself can easily be expressed through journaling, which is the manner of participating in self exploration and personal expression without using the common method of sequential thinking. In journals, artists get a free-wheeling medium to doodle, rant and express them. Through journaling, a tantalizing view of interior life can be obtained. More than 1000 such journal pages are presented colourfully in the 1,000 Artist Journal Pages eBook.
Trick Photography and Special Effects E-Book - Inspirational Or A Waste Of Your Money?
Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:27:26 -0600 - How many of you got a camera for Christmas? Ok... How many of you love photography? Now, how many are envious of other photographer's work and wish you can create pictures like they can? The trick photography and special effects e-Book will show you how to do many of those special tricks and special effects that have caught your imagination and it will inspire your creative juices.
Changing Tastes - A Text-Book on the History of Painting by John Charles Van Dyke
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 08:23:26 -0600 - A Text-Book on the History of Painting by John Charles Van Dyke was published a century ago. Today it offers the modern reader not only critiques of important artists, but also an insight into how aesthetics change. John Charles Van Dyke's opinion of some work will surprise today's reader, especially his attitudes towards some contemporary artists who received rather hostile reactions from some quarters when their work was first exhibited.
How to Collect Museum Catalogues From the Netherlands
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 09:23:07 -0600 - Collecting Crouwel, Sanberg and Wissing is not only valuable but fun too! How to start your collection of (dutch) MUSEUM catalogues from the most important designers from last century.
Photography Book Review - Understanding Exposure
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 18:53:17 -0500 - This article reviews the content of the book "Understanding Exposure" written by Bryan Peterson. I read this book within the last few months and I can say that it has significantly changed my outlook on how I capture photos, despite having being a photographer for many years. I feel a renewed enthusiasm for photography after reading his book, several times I might add. If you don't understand what exposure is about or how to achieve perfectly exposed photos every time, then this book is for you. There are lots of example photos and succinct descriptions that you can't fail to suddenly "get it"!
Barcelona Enshrined - Antoni Gaudi - The Complete Architectural Works by Rainer Zerbst
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 08:38:44 -0500 - Anyone who has not yet visited Barcelona, the Catalan capital, will find Rainer Zerbst's book, Antoni Gaudi could provide the stimulus to make the visit at the first available opportunity. This chronological study of the architect's work is detailed, informative and illustrative.
Ebooks on Art Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions and Color Theory
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:50:55 -0500 - With the passage of time, electronic books are gaining immense popularity among people of all age groups. The reason behind is their easy availability on ebook stores, which also offer discounts to regular customers.
Book Review of "Color Is Everything" by Dan Barges
Fri, 30 Dec 2011 15:36:01 -0600 - Artist Dan Bartges dovetails on the latter portion of that quote to give the world this guide to utilizing color. It is read like the warmth of a conversation with an old friend but with the technical excellence of a well-written textbook. Ideally, readers will grasp color harmony when employing strategies mastered by all great artists.
Best Photography Books
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 08:01:28 -0600 - Most people regard books as a good companion. Whether you're an adult or student, you can find interesting books to satisfy your needs. These informative books are able to fill your mind with ideas and at times completely transform your way of life. Whether it is adventure, action, romance, art or photography, you can find books with any topics.
How-To Art Book by Sherri Carden Is Perfect for Beginners - Best Underwater Painting Book Ever!
Thu, 17 Nov 2011 10:43:22 -0600 - "How to Paint an Underwater Scene" by Sherri Carden was an absolute delight! Easy steps, right from my Kindle. Extremely helpful and at a very reasonable price.
Artist Francis Bacon's Lifetime Accumulated Mess Transported Intact to Irish Museum
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 11:42:16 -0500 - Francis Bacon (1909-1992) is recognized as one of the most significant post-war painters, his macabre oil portraits acquired by major museum collections worldwide. London/New York publisher Merrell has produced a definitive, retrospective coffee-table volume on Bacon using the device of his unique (read unimaginably messy) studio as the investigative springboard into his career and lifework.
Origami Book Reviews
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 09:17:21 -0500 - There are a number of origami books available which provide beautiful pictures, easy to follow guides and design ideas for all your origami decoration occasions. Origami books range from beginner origami difficulty with simple creations to advanced and expert design books incorporating mathematics and intricate detail into origami decoration production. To decide which book is best for you, here are my recommendations for which origami book you should choose depending on your skill and experience level:
Creative Photo Book Ideas
Mon, 29 Aug 2011 12:00:15 -0500 - Collecting and preserving photographs has been a favourite pastime with most people, young and old. Sometimes they get stuck with so many photos from various occasions and varying times in the past, they wonder how to put them all together coherently.
Composing Great Photographs
Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:02:13 -0500 - Knowing how to compose a good photo is a priceless art and I have never been convinced it could really be taught. I strongly believed at one point that composition had more to do with the sheer talent and imagination of the person behind the lens. That is, until I read Bryan Peterson's book...
Spirit by: Q Wang - Book Review
Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:59:29 -0500 - Spirit: The Paintings of Q. Wang is a collection of contemporary paintings by Q. Wang, a current resident of Southern California. In this "Coffee table" style of high-quality art-book of 44 selected works of artist Q. Wang created during the period from 2006 through 2010, are displayed with only title and date of origin; leaving the viewer to "feel the art", or as stated in the Preface, "hear the music" without the distraction of a narrative.
Book Review - Flashback: My Life and Times in Bollywood And Beyond by Niilesh A Raje
Tue, 07 Jun 2011 14:43:57 -0500 - The newly released book Flashback: My Life and Times in Bollywood and Beyond by Penguin Books India gives the readers wealth of information by sharing the best and bad times experienced in life by Bob Christo. The book gives an interesting insight about the many roles (Engineer, Adventurer, Lover,Mercenary and Bollywood villain) played by Bob Christo in real life.
Alebrijes - Masterpieces by Mexican Sculptors and Painters - A Book About Mexican Folkart
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 12:31:13 -0600 - This book is subdivided into two sections: The text section describes the alebrijes' historic roots, their manufacture and economic relevance in the Mexican state of Oaxaca and the biographies of the most renowned Mexican artists creating alebrijes as works of art. The image section with about 272 photographs offers an overview over the works art created over the last few years.
The Last Good War: The Faces and Voices of World War II
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 15:48:38 -0600 - World War II was a defining event in history, especially America. I had a grandfather who served in that war, earning two Purple Hearts and a Silver Star. I've seen countless movies depicting events from World War II, and I've also read a number of books about those years as well. It was a different time, and the war helped shaped that generation's identity. It was a war that many refer to as the "last good war." Like my grandfather, many of the veterans from World War II are passing away each day. It is because of this, that I liked what Thomas Sanders and Veronica Kavass have put together. The book "The Last Good War: The Faces and Voices of World War II" is a beautifully done coffee table type book that pays homage to those who served our nation in war.
Some Innovative Ideas for Custom Frames
Fri, 21 Jan 2011 14:57:10 -0600 - The custom frames can add a touch of individuality to even the very regular photos and portraits. You can display them on the wall, or your shelf or your desktop, the personalization gives a personal touch to them. A custom frame can be created in numerous ways and are suitable for office as well as home. They even make great gift as well.
Choosing Custom Frames to Get the Perfect Look
Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:42:30 -0600 - At times, finding that perfect picture frame can be quite difficult. The normal size is very commonly available, however if you have something which is a little in size say a picture or certificate or a poster. Some people opt to alter the object to fit in the normal sized frame. Again you can get an oversized one and put your picture in. However, that is not the case anymore; if you choose custom frames, you will have no problem in getting that perfect look.
Save Thousands With The New Sony Nex VG10 and Make Professional Quality Videos
Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:24:50 -0600 - With the introduction of Sony's new NEX-VG10 Interchangeable Lens HD Camcorder they have taken innovation to the next level with video cameras. This camera satisfies the needs of serious videographers. Not only is the NEX-VG10 a beautiful camera to look at but it also offers gorgeous video to watch.
Poster Frames - Sensible Options at Low-Price
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 15:28:08 -0600 - The poster frames are an excellent low-cost option to advertise for your company both indoor and outdoor! Be it the ultimate island getaway or an exceptional holiday decoration or the excellent home makeover, the poster open up new world to the customers. The possibilities of using a poster are unending and you will need poster frames to keep them safe from the outside weather and street-smart people.
Black Picture Frames for Beautiful Images
Tue, 11 Jan 2011 11:45:22 -0600 - The reasons that we have pictures and photographs taken at special moments of our lives are to be able to capture the joys, the happiness and the laughter forever. These are, thus, a significant part of our existence, that help us to live through the special memories long after they have passed.
How to Draw Children: Secrets to Drawing Realistic Children - A Book Review
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 17:04:44 -0600 - If you want to draw graphic pencil portraits of children, you will want a good guide. There are very few books on the market devoted specifically to drawing kids. Secrets to Drawing Realistic Children, by Carrie Stuart Parks and Rick Parks, is one of the best.
Funny Only: A Book Review of Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain by Christopher Hart
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 17:04:11 -0600 - Creating funny pictures for a living can be a lot of fun, but it can also be difficult. It's hard to make a joke that's funny in real life, also be funny when in a drawing. Artists such as cartoonists, comic book artists, or illustrators, will appreciate the tips, tricks and examples in the book, Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain by Christopher Hart.
Children's Modeling Agencies
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 14:19:27 -0600 - Modeling is often considered to be a profession of glamour and fame for many. These are actors who perform in advertisements and commercials of products and services of different companies. They are largely responsible to making a commercial publicity look appropriate and attractive with their performances.
Large Picture Frames - Sometimes, Pictures Can Tell a Better Story
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 10:12:42 -0600 - You had been to one of your friend's place on a dinner party. You and your entire family were asked to sit in the drawing room.
Tips for Proper Maintenance of White Picture Frames
Thu, 30 Dec 2010 10:08:06 -0600 - Do you know for what exact purpose are the photo frames used for? Apart from displaying our favourite photos in front of our eyes, these photo frames also does one of the most important things: That is to protect our photos from outside interference and to keep it in the safest way it can. What will happen if you find the thing used to protect your pictures itself is getting damaged due to improper handling and carelessness shown by the user?
Framed Pictures - Let Your Memories Be Vivid Forever
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 16:03:39 -0600 - Just like the fence outside your house, a picture frame protects some of the greatest treasures of your family - your family pictures. A little care will help you keep these treasures well protected and they will keep looking brilliant for several years to come. Here are two excellent steps to help you care for your photos.
Making Your Personal Custom Frame
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 15:08:13 -0600 - In case if your store has sufficient stock, you will be able to that perfect picture frame you have been looking for! However you might not be that lucky always and have to settle for the satisfactory ones. But this does not necessarily be your case if you have enough time to make your own unique custom frame for whichever object you want and hang it in your home or maybe just give it as a gift.
A Pump Up Session on Gold Picture Frames
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 14:25:19 -0600 - While we think of putting a picture into the boundaries of some great frames, we need to keep in mind some basic things regarding the quality and type that need to be used. Frames are mainly used put and keep the picture on tables, desks, walls, and showcases. There are varieties of different photo holders that are available to bind and hold your picture but not all do possess the elegance and classy looks.
Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures and Comic Portraits - A Book Review
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 12:48:52 -0600 - If you've been to a street fair or amusement park lately, you may have seen a caricature artist in action. People stop to have their comic portraits drawn in a cartoon style, often with very large heads and tiny bodies doing something funny. If you'd like to learn how to draw these types of drawings, the book, Face Off: How to Draw Amazing Caricatures and Comic Portraits, by Harry Hamernik, can help.
Tips To Get Perfect Photo Framing Done
Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:48:38 -0600 - Photos if captured and framed properly can help one relive every single moment of one's life. We all are very busy running the race of life and it has seriously very difficult for any of us to take out some time and enjoy the little incidents which makes our life so special and the only way to hold back these moments are capturing these moments in reel. Photos are a real companion in lonely times, an emotional boost in happier times.
Photo Frames To Showcase Your Fond Memories
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 14:20:42 -0600 - As you live each day of your life, all of you encounter hundreds of experiences you would want to relive for the rest of your lives, but alas, as the saying goes, time and tide waits for none! Taking photos are just the right solution to this problem, if one can capture every moment in some perfect pictures he can easily revisit the old times whenever he wants. Be it your childhood days or passing the first school examination, marriage, parenthood or the first success in your career, every moment is worth capturing.
Silver Picture Frames - The Must Have Ones for Your Vintage Collection
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 11:52:53 -0600 - If we want to catch some glimpses from our distant or recent past, then it is easily through keeping some photographs taken during those times. These are visible in order to remember the fond memories from the past. This is the reason that photographs never get old and we never feel bored watching them repeatedly.
Photo Frames: To Beautify and Protect Your Photos
Tue, 14 Dec 2010 11:47:49 -0600 - Framing a photo not only gives it a pretty look but also acts as a protector from outside elements. Therefore, if you were under the impression that Photo Frames act as a beautifying accessory, then you are right but also add its role as a protector.
Essentials To Keep In Mind While Selecting Picture Frames
Mon, 06 Dec 2010 14:40:37 -0600 - No house feels like home unless it is able to tell stories about the people who live in it. A home that is full of stories always feels more lived in and homely than any other. We all need these memories to survive, since they define those special moments in our lives. They tell people about who we are, and how we became who we are today. Thus, choosing a right picture frame for a particular memory plays a very vital role in determining how we want a particular memory to be perceived. These days, many varieties are available in the digital formats. But they can never be as everlasting or special as the traditional ones. They tell people how important the particular picture is to us.
Photo Frames: Give Craftsmanship A Fillip
Fri, 03 Dec 2010 09:52:35 -0600 - Photo Frames are the work of art. They have provided craftsmen gainful employment as they are in demand for making photo frames for different photo studios or even traders who supply them to many outlets. Photo frames serve dual purpose of protecting the photograph and also giving photosthe style and grace they need.
Picture Framers: Best Ways To Get
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 13:44:09 -0600 - There was a time when you were desperately looking for picture framers. You still remember how one of your friends in fact ended up realizing that he had made a wrong choice when he had chose a wrong framer.
Photo Framing: Choose The Easiest Way To Remember
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 13:34:51 -0600 - Who said opting for photo framing is a difficult task to accomplish? You should not give head to such hearsay and half baked truths.
Photo Frames: Best To Capture Your Precious Moments
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 13:34:51 -0600 - Whenever you feel need for photo frames, it is actually seen as one of the best ways to shape your dreams to recollect good moments of your life. It is often said, a photo frame is the best way to bring alive those crucial moments that you constantly want to remember. There are many instances where people do not shy off from taking this step to ensure they aren't deprived of their nostalgic moments.
Poster Frames: Who Said You Cannot Have A Poster-Sized Frame?
Mon, 22 Nov 2010 14:56:39 -0600 - You had gone really mad when one of your friends told it is very difficult to have poster frames in your house. All your life, you have been yearning to have many poster-sized frames that will actually don your living area whenever you own a house. Now that you have a house of your own, you are desperate to have one.
Picture Framing: Its Damn Simple
Mon, 22 Nov 2010 14:42:40 -0600 - There are many such instances where people have opted for picture framing with little success. Have you ever wondered why they could not attain success despite spending such a considerable amount of money to get their best picture frame?
Framed Pictures: These Pictures Speak Thousands of Words
Mon, 22 Nov 2010 14:22:55 -0600 - It is not always necessary that words be used to convey what is in your mind. Sometimes, most intense of feelings that you might have deep down in your heart can be laid bare with framed pictures. Not for nothing they say that a picture is equivalent to thousand words.
Book Review for Claude and Camille
Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:42:51 -0600 - Cowell pens a poignant tale full of spirit and the drive to succeed with "Claude and Camille," the story of Monet and the muse that was his wife, Camille Doncieux. The novel opens with a young Monet living on the French coast in a town called Le Havre. His father owns a nautical store and makes a modest living. Monet is known for his caricatures, but his older friend, Boudin, soon interests him in landscapes. Monet goes to study in Paris against his father's wishes.
The Magic of Black Picture Frames
Wed, 17 Nov 2010 13:58:58 -0600 - Perhaps one of the most difficult things in the world, and the most impossible, is to capture time. Yet, this is something which we humans will never stop doing.
Gold Picture Frames - Elegant and Unique
Wed, 17 Nov 2010 13:26:22 -0600 - While framing pictures to be put up on walls, study tables and office desks, we need to take some time before we pick just any frame. This is because the overall beauty of the picture and the importance that we attach to it depends greatly on frames that we choose. Thus, if you want to give some very special moments a very high status in your life, or dignify them with a special grace, you will need to make some very careful choices.
Book Review: Discovering Birds Of India, A Useful Field Guide
Tue, 16 Nov 2010 10:53:44 -0600 - India's exotic and common birds are sensitively presented in full colour with their identification and names in a pocket sized field guide. Any tourist who visits India and is charmed by its colourful and wonderful birds, must get a copy of this book to discover more birds and enjoy bird watching even more. The brilliant photos are the work of an Osho disciple, Swami Amano Samarpan who has been clicking birds in the hills and valleys, plains and deserts, jungles and ravines of India. Most of the birds of India are rarely seen. For Swami Samarpan, bird photography is meditation, as it requires deep inner silence, oneness with nature and infinite patience.
Living With a Divided Heart
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 15:50:59 -0500 - Rachel Power's 2008 book, The Divided Heart: Art and Motherhood, is essential reading for any woman trying to combine an artist life with motherhood, be she a writer, painter, musician or any other sort of artist. In fact, the divided heart probably applies to all mothers, be they artists, stay-at-home-mums or working-for-pay mothers.
Beyond the Artist's 'Sole': The Painter's Critique of Remembering Robert
Mon, 11 Oct 2010 09:22:21 -0500 - It's always a pleasure meeting up with Jojo - the dashing theatre impresario; journalist and author (just some of his accomplishments) always inspire me. His new publication, remembering Robert: R. O. Lenkiewicz as told by his sitters, published by Plymouth University Press, [ISBN 9781841022628] is no less a feat. As I thumb through the proof, it oozes dedication and respect. Dedication with regard to his industry to locate, photograph and transcribe the views of one hundred and ten sitters is no mean achievement. His respect for a local character, considered a charlatan by some and genius by others. This could have been the achilles heel of the publication. What is not disputed, Lenkiewicz was truly enigmatic.
Life As A Geisha in Kyoto
Mon, 04 Oct 2010 08:52:42 -0500 - What's it like being a Geisha? Look through the mind and experience her feeling and thoughts as a modern day Japanese girl goes through the traditions of an old Japanese culture, and through this journey, emerged out a beautiful woman with a great heart for her country, language and tradition.
Light Fading - Reflections on the Imperiled Everglades
Tue, 28 Sep 2010 10:43:10 -0500 - This beautiful photographic celebration of the Florida Everglades (USA) is, in part, a tribute to the author's deceased brother who provoked those around him to see the beauty in the finest detail. Joel utilizes wording in such a way as to inspire readers to really SEE what his photographs reveal. The book itself is also impressive, heavy weight, good quality and a large coffee table book size of 10.5 X 13.25 inches.
Right Photo Frames Bring Your Pictures to Life
Mon, 20 Sep 2010 14:55:43 -0500 - Pictures speak a thousand words they say, and that's entirely true. You hold on to photographs from your past dearly because they mean a lot to you.
David Dunkl Crossbow - By George W Jones - Book Review
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 07:37:44 -0500 - Please note there is a definite demarcation between a book review and an art critique, or museum curation. Those latter skill sets are beyond the scope of this humble book reviewer, and are best left to the professionals who study the history of firearms of specific ages throughout civilization. What I can attest to is the impact this book has on the reader, and how modestly George W.
The Making of a Miniature Firearm By George W Jones - Book Review
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 15:01:14 -0500 - In "The Making of a Miniature Firearm," George W. Jones has assembled a series of photographs along with captions illustrating his craft as a miniature model artesian, a talent of extraordinary skill, patience and eyesight! His book, terse in words but revealing a wealth of mental stimulation seeing each of the model photographs, creates a real "Wow" factor.
Eric Gray and 21 Blackstreet
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:13:13 -0500 - New York is one of the most interesting places in the world. You never know who you're going to run into. At the Harlem Book Fair, this year, we were presented with the opportunity to meet Eric S. Gray.
Photography Lighting - How to Use Artificial Lighting in a Photo
Wed, 25 Aug 2010 15:25:14 -0500 - This article provides information about photography lighting techniques. This article introduces artificial light and how to create studio light effects.
Not Having Digital Photography Success?
Sat, 21 Aug 2010 00:51:41 -0500 - You download your photos to your computer, the ones you took at a once in a lifetime event, and you're disappointed with the results. They looked okay on your camera view screen but, on the computer screen some seem a little fuzzy, or too light or dark, or they have the dreaded "red-eye". You're just not having the digital photography success you want.
The Rembrandt Affair - A Complicated Story Smoothly Told
Thu, 12 Aug 2010 11:10:24 -0500 - This is the story of a Rembrandt painting which is under restoration work with a friend of the legendary Israeli assassin Gabriel Allon. There is a secret associated with the painting which sparks off a chain of intrigue which travels across various borders. Although it is a sequel to Daniel Silva's earlier works with the same protagonist Gabriel Allon, the new readers will not find it difficult to comprehend the story since The Rembrandt Affair is a complete work of fiction, without any loose ends.
BBC TopGear 'My Dad Had One of Those' Book Review
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 10:17:40 -0500 - One of the best ways to remember days gone by is by looking at old photographs. We all remember the past easier when we're thumbing through the family photo albums. You can feel nostalgic once again with BBC's TopGear book by Giles Chapman titled MY DAD HAD ONE OF THOSE.
The Painters of Birds
Fri, 02 Jul 2010 08:29:43 -0500 - Both Robert Ridgway and his younger brother, John, were considerably talented as painters of bird portraits, and they executed drawings for the color plates of such distinguished books as Fisher's "Hawks and Owls of the United States." As a boy, Robert mixed his own paints in his father's drugstore in Illinois, and he soon became deeply interested in the subject of color. He early saw the need, especially for the use of naturalists who must be able to describe species of plants and animals with unmistakable accuracy, for a standardization of colors and color terms.
What Are the Best Digital Photography Books?
Fri, 21 May 2010 11:52:53 -0500 - Want to learn more about digital photography? Then you'd do well to get the best digital photography books. These books have a few things in common. They teach you a great deal about photography and your digital camera. They are incredibly enjoyable to read.
Why Print Custom Photo Calendars Using Your Digital Photos?
Tue, 18 May 2010 15:00:15 -0500 - Custom photo calendars offer a unique blend of customised design and incredible looks. They are so heavily customised because they enable you to choose 13 photos and have these added to the calendar.
Book Review - Review of Polymer Clay - Exploring New Techniques and New Materials by Georgia Sargean
Mon, 03 May 2010 09:50:56 -0500 - Polymer Clay: Exploring New Techniques And New Materials seems a fascinating book for polymer clay enthusiasts. The projects in the book are specifically chosen to delve into the many creative possibilities in the versatile world of polymer. In doing this, the book offers to expand the reader's skill sets by indeed, exploring new materials and their application. Very neat stuff!
Professional Wedding Photo Albums and Photo Books
Thu, 22 Apr 2010 15:09:13 -0500 - Professional wedding photo albums are the ideal way to show off your wedding photos because they use high quality materials in order to offer the best results for your photo prints. They are designed to last so that you, your partner, your family, and your friends can enjoy reliving memories from the happiest and most important day of your life. Customised photo albums can even include a favourite photo printed on the front and back cover or you can opt for a photo book where pictures are printed professionally on to every single side of the photo book.
The Wedding Photo Book
Thu, 01 Apr 2010 08:12:36 -0500 - The wedding photo book is a great way to benefit from all the photographs that are taken on your big day but it is also the ideal gift item to give to any couple about to get married. You can include literally hundreds of different photos and customize the front and back cover as well as each of the individual pages of the photo book. If you want a gift to give to the couple on their big day then you can pay for a wedding photo book and give them a gift certificate so that you have a tangible gift to give and they can control the design of the wedding personalized book and choose their own favorite photos.
Hard-Back Photo Book Designs
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 12:38:35 -0500 - A hard-back photo book can be personalised through the use of a favourite photo on the cover and a selection of digital photos printed on every side of the book's pages. The cover is made from a high grade HD Satin and the pages from 160gsm high grade paper, both of which provide the best possible photo reproduction levels. You can even use another photo in order to design a unique presentation box that not only helps keep the photo book at its best but looks great too.
Oscar Fashion by Reeve Chace - A Book Review
Fri, 12 Feb 2010 22:57:33 -0600 - Review of an utterly dispensable book on Oscar Fashion. Explains why you shouldn't buy this book in detail.
Practical Photography Essentials From David Peterson
Wed, 10 Feb 2010 08:41:44 -0600 - If you're reading this right now, you must somehow take even a slight interest in photography or have a friend who always has a camera hanging around his neck. That friend of yours, most often than not, cringe at the sight of his newly developed pictures after maybe risking his life hanging in a cliff just to capture that unbelievably breathtaking sunset in a "different" angle.
Art, Architecture and Photography Books
Thu, 14 Jan 2010 09:10:48 -0600 - Whether your passion is to paint or just appreciate others' art, to design and build something new and different or maybe you enjoy photography, there is always information or great reading on any of these subjects. You may be wondering what type of information you can find or perhaps you are looking for a book that can show you the basics of photography. These are all possible to find and will provide enjoyable reading as well.
Amateur Photographers Can Make Money Too
Wed, 23 Dec 2009 13:39:46 -0600 - This is a brief review of an e-book entitled Photo Wealth System. The book is a guide for amateur photographers with a digital camera detailing ways and places to sell their own digital photos.
Top 7 Photography Books on Amazon
Thu, 10 Dec 2009 20:32:54 -0600 - If you love a photographer, then you'll want to print a copy of this list. These are the most wished for books on Amazon. This means there is probably a book or two on this list your photographer would love. Save yourself some time by using this list as a shopping list. Your photographer will love you for it.
Creating Video Education Training For Corporations - Book Review
Thu, 26 Nov 2009 21:31:12 -0600 - Perhaps, your first job was at McDonalds, and they put you into the break room where they make you watch a corporate video of how to tie the trash bags in the lobby so they didn't slip inside the plastic container, or how to fold the bag when giving it to the customer. You may recall a corporate video explaining how the employees cooking the big Macs were to "star" the cheese, meaning folding the edges down on a square piece of cheese around the round ground beef circular patty. "Corporate Instructional Video," by Diane M. Gayeski, Prentice Hall publishers, ISBN: 0131732536.
Coco Chanel Three Weeks 1962 by Douglas Kirkman
Thu, 24 Sep 2009 09:25:50 -0500 - Coco Chanel Three Weeks 1962 by Douglas Kirkland from Glitterati Publishing is a gorgeous coffee table book that has both style and substance. Kirkland writes of this brief period in Paris from a personal perspective reflecting on his conversations with the revered Mademoiselle Chanel.
Photography and Why You May Want a Digital SLR Camera
Wed, 08 Jul 2009 13:49:40 -0500 - If your just beginning to take your photography a bit more serious and maybe want to try your hand at making some money with your photography, you will want to look into getting a digital slr camera. SLR stands for single lens reflex, so you add the digital and you have the d-slr camera.
"How to Draw Cars Like a Pro" - Is it Worth It?
Wed, 17 Jun 2009 15:32:52 -0500 - Is "How To Draw Cars Like A Pro" still the best book on how to draw cars? There's only so much you can get from looking at step by step car drawing pictures and "How To Draw Cars Like A Pro" doesn't do much to help that.
Mexican Folk Art From Oaxacan Artist Families, by Arden Aibel Rothstein and Anya Leah Rothstein
Tue, 12 May 2009 11:03:25 -0500 - Mexican Folk Art From Oaxacan Artist Families (2007) is an extremely comprehensive compilation which closely examines ten different mediums of Oaxacan crafts and folk art by looking at the families who produce it: ceramics, woodworking, textiles, jewelry, basketry and more. The book is a must for travelers to the central valleys of Oaxaca with even a passing interest in the subject material, as either shoppers of handicrafts or folk art collectors.
Art Book Review - Claude Lorrain
Mon, 04 May 2009 13:40:08 -0500 - Sketches and drawings of the 1600s come alive in Claude Lorrain's works, as he drew from his studio in Rome. He obviously had a love for the countryside, God, and history. Many put his sketches and drawings up against the great painters and artisans of his day. I'd be one of those folks who tends to agree.
Art Book Review - The Works of Marc Chagall
Mon, 04 May 2009 13:39:10 -0500 - Marc Chagall was undoubtedly one of the greatest Twentieth Century Painters of Europe, and his art and legendary status has withstood the test of time. Few could ever match his incredible productivity and ability to capture the imagination of his viewers.
Art Book Review - Art, Art Everywhere From East Coast to West Coast
Mon, 04 May 2009 12:28:20 -0500 - Contemporary art is perhaps one of the purest art forms, some say it is what art is, and that all other art is mimicking or an abstraction from contemporary art. The art of any particular era or period is indeed unique all to its own. Often, you can note the place and time of a work of art by its tell tale signs, of course it takes a connoisseur of that period to do it.
Art Book Review - George Inness - One the Ninetieth Century's Greatest Painters
Sat, 02 May 2009 10:59:41 -0500 - The ninetieth century had tremendous competition for great artisans, and painters. One was George Inness, perhaps the best, although some might debate this. Of course, once you become acquainted by his art, you'll have to agree he was in the top five for sure. To better illustrate this and perhaps persuade you to truly see inside this great painters talents, I'd sure like to recommend a very good art book to you:
Photography Book Review - Biplane Picture Book
Sat, 02 May 2009 08:23:29 -0500 - There are few of us alive today that were around in the great days of early aviation, when all the airplanes were biplanes, so it's hard for us to understand just what it was like. But, if you have curiosity there, and if you love airplanes, then let me recommend a very nice book for you to own: "The Age of the Biplane" by Chaz Bowyer; Crescent Books Publishers; Bison Books; New York, NY; 1983. ISBN: 0-517-39939-3.
See America the Beautiful in Pictures - Coffee Table Photography Book Review
Fri, 01 May 2009 14:33:09 -0500 - How would you like to see America, I mean really see the most beautiful scenery and sights that this great nation has to offer? Well, if so, I'd like to recommend a very good book to you. It is one of the greatest collections of sights and pictures, I've ever seen.
Underwater Wonders of America Told in Pictures - Photography Book Review
Fri, 01 May 2009 14:13:18 -0500 - Most people who visit the state and federal parks in the United States are in awe of the beauty in nature that has been preserved for them and their children and grandchildren. Still, even if they go out of their way to visit most of the state and national parks they are only getting half the picture, they are seeing what is above ground and not necessarily what is under the water, where a whole new ecosystem exists.
Norman Rockwell an Artist For the Ages - Art Book Review
Thu, 30 Apr 2009 14:01:56 -0500 - Every once in a while a new artists hits the scene with a new style that takes us to a different place, capturing our imagination and human spirit. Norman Rockwell was indeed just such an artist, perhaps one of the best to ever walk the surface of the planet. Everyone who sees his work, takes a double take and is intrigued.
San Francisco is the Most Photographed City in North America - A Book Review
Thu, 30 Apr 2009 14:00:15 -0500 - The Golden Gate Bridge towering over San Francisco Bay as the fog clears, a testament to mankind's will to overcome adversity, and a symbol to all of a great city. Perhaps, there is no other bridge in the world that captures the human spirit and imagination and there is definitely no city more photographed in the last 100 years than San Francisco. Some say that Las Vegas is more photographed, but mostly people buy post cards there and are too busy being tourists and gambling to take pictures.
Elvis Photography Book - A Review
Thu, 30 Apr 2009 14:00:01 -0500 - Elvis Presley the King of Rock and Roll, what more can we say, he captured a generation, and embodied the spirit of America through his music. Still, it was the image that we hold on to as well.
Egyptian Art and the Cairo Museum
Thu, 23 Apr 2009 13:37:49 -0500 - Ancient Art is something that we marvel in the present period knowing that it was made by human DNA that we share some of today. Perhaps, no other art or artifacts have captured the human spirit and imagination as much as ancient Egyptian Art. So, let me recommend a very good book to you.
Don't Let Your Camera Or Your Love of Photography Turn Into Frustration - Book Review
Wed, 22 Apr 2009 13:29:39 -0500 - Want to learn how to take better pictures? Well, that's what I wanted to learn so, I purchased a photography book and became a quasi-expert in under 3-months, (in my mind). But, seriously I wouldn't be willing to say that or couldn't had I not read this book.
Photography Information - SLR
Tue, 17 Mar 2009 15:58:02 -0500 - Today I offer photography information about the SLR digital camera. Some of the cameras today will take a picture that is almost perfect. The SLR style camera will cost a bit more than your point and click camera but it is well worth it's price.
Tattoos Unlimited
Tue, 17 Mar 2009 10:51:08 -0500 - This e-book provides all the latest information on tattoos and on how to do it safely. From providing us with a huge database of designs, this e-book is quite comprehensive. To know more, read the review!
Photography Information - Selling Stock Photography
Mon, 16 Mar 2009 10:03:30 -0500 - The photography information that I have for you today is about selling stock photography. If you are going to sell your photography on the internet as stock photography you will want to know a little about negotiating licensing fees for the images that you want to sell.
Photography Information - Your Photography Business
Wed, 11 Mar 2009 13:09:49 -0500 - A lot of people that are trying to sell their photography seem to think that they need to have all the high priced fancy photography equipment. Really what they need is photography information that will show them different techniques and skills. First of all you will need to learn all that you can about the equipment that you all ready have. A lot of people buy a camera and never even learn what all the different functions of the camera are.
Photography Information About Street Photography
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 11:16:21 -0600 - Now I have some photography information that is about street photography. What is street photography? I can tell you that it is not about taken pictures of the streets. Actually street photography has nothing to do with the street.
Photography Information About Stock Photography
Tue, 17 Feb 2009 08:41:52 -0600 - Today I have photography information that involves stock photography. There are basically two types of online photography that you will be selling. You have your assignment photography and you also have stock photography. Now when people think about assignment photography they are thinking of a photographer
Flaming Night Photos
Fri, 16 Jan 2009 15:00:23 -0600 - We all know that night photography is a big part of photography marketing. What you may not know is how to take a night photo that will make you money without using any light. No light that is, except the light of a fire. Still photography of some type of fire is the part of photography that can give you a whole new way to look at night photography