Albert Watson: Creating Photographs is a soft cover book that is hardly a coffee table book.
It was probably a very good idea not to include the words “aura reading” in the title of this book, even though that is 100 percent what it is about.
A Light in the Dark by veteran film scholar and critic David Thompson is not so much a comprehensive history of film directors—that would take a much larger volume than this—as it is a ser
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While the name might not be the first one that comes to mind when speaking of the greatest 20th century photographers, Sheila Metzner is unequivocally one of the greatest artists to ever wield a ca
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Edward Burtynsky’s aerial photographs in Essential Elements go beyond the kind of satellite images and views that Google Earth has made commonplace in recent years.
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Artists aspiring to become great painters often learn much by studying the old masters, and similarly photographers desirous to learn portrait lighting techniques often turn to great images by mast
The Visual Palette: Defining Your Photographic Style by Brian Matiash is a book aimed at photographers who are familiar with taking pictures but wish to have a greater knowledge in shaping
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