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Description: In Perspective is a visual journey of discovery that winds through the often overlooked imagery of everyday life, pausing to consider each unique moment. Along the way, an enlightening adventure unfolds as familiar details and concepts take on new life. The award-winning photography of Dan Holm guides a dynamic and inspired exploration of everyday moments and places, objects and ideas. With insight and surprises, In Perspective is an opportunity to discover fresh ways of seeing and understanding a world we already know.
Description: The J. Paul Getty Museum owns eighty-two photographs by Moholy-Nagy, almost fifty of which are presented in this volume, the second in the Museum's In Focus series on photographers. The plates are accompanied by commentaries by Katherine Ware, Assistant Curator in the Department of Photographs. Ms. Ware, along with Thomas Barrow, Jeannine Fiedler, Charles Hagen, Hattula Moholy-Nagy, Weston Naef, and Leland Rice, participated in a colloquium on the life and work of Moholy-Nagy at the Museum in 1994.
Description: Cameras can capture what the eye can't perceive: the presence of infrared light. And shooting infrared (IR) with a digital camera makes it easier than ever to create distinctively dreamlike high-contrast black-and-white pictures. Using a wealth of stunning images, this thorough resource explores the technical and creative possibilities of this unique and increasingly popular medium. Begin with the...
Description: Examining how God and eventually Christ are portrayed in early Christian art, Jensen explores questions of the relationship between art and theology, conflicts over idolatry and iconography, and how the Christological controversies affected the portrayals of Christ. Since much of this art comes from ancient Rome, she places her analysis in the context of the history of Roman portraiture. One hundred photographs enhance the discussion.
Description: The Visual Toolbox: 60 Lessons for Stronger Photographs is David duChemin's curriculum for the first year of a photography school that doesn't exist, but could. These are the bones of the craft, a year's worth of lessons and assignments for photographers who want to do more than just master their cameras; they want to create compelling photographs. It's for photographers who are stuck and for thos...
Description: Fifty Favorite Climbs: The Ultimate North American Tick List celebrates the accomplishments of today's most talented and prolific climbers. Based on in-person interviews by climbing journalist Mark Kroese, it showcases each climber's all-time favorite route. These are climbs each considers to be ultra classic. Climbs they recommend to their closest friends. Climbs they repeat just for fun. These a...
Description: Traces the development of American homes, looks at Victorian, bungalow, ranch, and Cape Cod style houses, and describes how the family lifestyle has changed
Description: Discover the Motor City before the motor: a muddy port town full of grog shops, horse races, haphazard cemeteries and enterprising bootstrappers from all over the world. Meet the argumentative French fugitive who founded the city, the tobacco magnate who haunts his shuttered factory, the gambler prankster millionaire who built a monument to himself, the governor who brought his scholarly library with him on canoe expeditions and the historians who helped create the story of Detroit as we know it: one of the oldest, rowdiest and most enigmatic cities in the Midwest.