A new volume in the series on international photography dedicated to the contemporary scene in northwest Europe. Through more than seventy works by eighteen artists, the volume describes some of the most interesting research conducted in the field of photography in northwest Europe in recent decades.
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One Day in the Life of Robert Wilson: The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic
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Inspired by the groundbreaking A History of the World in 100 Objects, this book draws on the unique collections of The Strong museum in Rochester, New York, to chronicle the evolution of video games, from Pong to first-person shooters, told through the stories of dozens of objects essential to the field’s creation and development.
Drawing on the World Video Game Hall of Fame’s unmatched collection of video game artifacts, this fascinating history offers an expansive look at the development of one of the most popular and influential activities of the modern world: video gaming.
Sixty-four unique objects tell the story of the video game from inception to today. Pithy, in-depth essays and photographs examine each object’s significance to video game play—what it has contributed to the history of gaming—as well as the greater culture.
A History of Video Games in 64 Objects explains how the video game has transformed over time. Inside, you’ll find a wide range of intriguing topics, including:
- The first edition of Dungeons & Dragons—the ancestor of computer role-playing games
- The Oregon Trail and the development of educational gaming
- The Atari 2600 and the beginning of the console revolution
- A World of Warcraft server blade and massively multiplayer online games
- Minecraft—the backlash against the studio system
- The rise of women in gaming represented by pioneering American video game designers Carol Shaw and Roberta Williams’ game development materials
- The prototype Skylanders Portal of Power that spawned the Toys-to-Life video game phenomenon and shook up the marketplace
- And so much more!
A visual panorama of unforgettable anecdotes and factoids, A History of Video Games in 64 Objects is a treasure trove for gamers and pop culture fans. Let the gaming begin!
Andrew Knapp is an Ontario, Canada designer and photographer who has an adorably photogenic border collie named Momo.
Andrew discovered that Momo would rather hide than return the stick when playing fetch. This inspired Andrew’s book of brilliant photographs of Momo in all manner of scenery over the course of their 15,000-mile trek. Based on the book, this calendar also contains photos not included there. Whether you take the challenge of finding Momo in each image, or just appreciate the photos for their detail and beauty, Find Momo Coast to Coast 2019 Wall Calendar is a trip worth taking.
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A dazzling cookbook with vibrant recipes, captivating stories and stunning photography from Palestine
‘A moving, hugely knowledgeable and utterly delicious book’ Anthony Bourdain
‘A zingingly evocative collection of personal stories… Calling it a cookbook does it a disservice. Zaitoun deserves to be read as much as cooked from’ Observer Food Monthly
Bursting with the freshness and brightness that is characteristic of all Levantine cuisine, Palestinian food is fragrant, healthy and delicious. From a colourful array of bountiful mezze dishes to rich slow-cooked stews flavoured with aromatic spice blends, it’s a cuisine that represents the very best of modern Middle Eastern cookery.
In this beautiful Palestinian cookbook, food writer Yasmin Khan shares recipes and stories from her travels through the region. On her journey she harvests black olives from the groves of Burquin in the West Bank, hand-rolls maftool – the plump Palestinian couscous – in home kitchens in Jenin and even finds time to enjoy a pint with workers at the Taybeh brewery, which is producing the first Palestinian craft beer. As she feasts and cooks with Palestinians of all ages and backgrounds, she learns about the realities of their everyday lives.
Zaitoun includes herb-filled salads, quick pickles, fragrant soups, tender roasted meats and rich desserts, and has a special focus on vegetarian versions of Palestinian classics. It has recipes for olive, fig and honey tapenade, roast chicken stuffed with pine nuts and raisins, and pomegranate passion cake, among many others. And surrounding the recipes, there is a chorus of stories from those who love, live and cook with Palestine in their hearts.
FUJIFILM X Series Unlimited teaches you everything you need to know in order to achieve mastery with your FUJIFILM camera, gaining maximum performance and total creative liberation with your photography…no matter what FUJIFILM X Series camera you use. Written by professional photographer, expert Fuji user, and X Series ambassador Dan Bailey, you’ll learn every feature and every menu item, button, and function of the FUJIFILM X Series lineup. More importantly, you’ll learn how to use these features and settings in actual shooting situations out in the world in order to capture great photographs.
Dan has shot with X Series cameras for nearly six years, and he’s worked closely with the FUJIFILM tech reps and product managers. He knows these cameras inside and out. He knows how they function out in the real world, and he’s tested them with a wide range of subject matter, often in extremely challenging conditions, environments, and shooting situations. FUJIFILM X Series Unlimited teaches you everything he’s learned along the way.
In this book, you’ll learn all the camera settings, how to use autofocus, how to use and customize the film simulations to create your own “look,” how to set up the camera for maximum image quality and performance, and many other features such as bracketing, exposure modes, the ADV mode filters, how to update firmware, and how to optimize your Fuji to match your style and subject matter. The book is organized into the following chapters:
- • Chapter 1: The Really Important Stuff
- • Chapter 2: Image Quality (I.Q.) Settings
- • Chapter 3: Focus Menus—AF/MF (Autofocus/Manual Focus) Settings
- • Chapter 4: Shooting Settings
- • Chapter 5: Flash Settings
- • Chapter 6: Movie Settings
- • Chapter 7: Set Up Menus
- • Chapter 8: Playback Menu
- • Online References
This book is absolutely packed with tons of great recommendations, advice, and insight. If you take the time to learn and master just a few of the features covered in this guide, you’ll be able to take your creative and technical skills to a whole new level. Whether you have a “MY MENU” camera model (the X-Pro2, X-T2, X-T20, X-E3, and X100F) or one of the “RED/BLUE” camera models (the X-Pro1, X-T1, X-T10, X100 models prior to the “F” model, the X-E1, X-E2, X-E2S, X70, and the X-A series, as well as the X10, X20, and X30), you’re certain to learn the ins and outs of your Fuji camera in order to improve your photography.
A humorous collection of dozens of photos of funny and adorable cats as they play with, roll in, and chow down their favorite snack of choice — catnip.
Cats love catnip. Whether it’s eating it, playing with it, or rolling around in it, catnip turns our domestic feline friends into hilarious balls of activity. Carefree and unconstrained, they are free to be silly, exceptionally playful, and downright gnarly.
Professional pet photographer and self-confessed crazy cat man Andrew Marttila (the photographer behind Shop Cats of New York) captures a range of the cats’ silly and expressive personalities as they react to their catnip trip. Delightful, elegant Fluffy transforms into a hell-bent renegade. Shy, reserved Mittens becomes a free-loving acrobat. In the blink of an eye, a cat’s expression transforms from bored to inquisitive to playful to curious to bizarre . . . to utterly unhinged. A fun and delightful look at our furry companions, this gift book is perfect for every cat lover.
This edition of FEDERESQUE is the English version. ” FEDERESQUE ” is the first elegant “coffee-table” book of Roger Federer and is a pictorial essay of his 20/20 career. It is not ” just another tennis book ” – it is an elegant photographic art book designed to be admired during his current career, and cherished the sad day he hangs up his racket. The photos have been taken by the award-winning tennis photographer Antoine Couvercelle whose beautiful images capture the emotion and humility of this Swiss tennis role-model ambassador. Accompanying the photographs are mini-essays from the former Telegraph tennis journalist, and author Mark Hodgkinson, who has witnessed most of Federer’s career highlights, and has interviewed the Swiss several times.
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If you think you need a boarding pass to fly, you’re really missing out…
Today, drones are everywhere. From film studios to farms, they’re in the hands of photographers, commercial surveyors and racers alike.
This fully illustrated book explains how drones developed, where they’re going and which one you should choose.
It even includes complete instructions to build both a simple drone and a super-fast FPV racer yourself.
Whether you’re flying indoors or out, buying or building, this book covers everything:
Understand the Jargon Flying has a lot of unfamiliar terminology, but this book will make it easy to master.
Business or Pleasure Every type of multicopter you might want is introduced, including explanations of which is best suited for what role.
Get the Best Pictures This edition includes an extended guide to the tech and composition tricks you can use to make your pictures stand out of the pack.
Get the Best Video A new shot-guide shows you how to get the most engaging aerial video, whatever your drone.
Be a Winning FPV Racer There are two complete step-by-step instructions for building your own drones inside: an FPV racer, or a surprisingly cheap wooden drone – both great projects.
Following the worldwide success of the first edition, which has been translated into numerous languages, this second edition is not only fully updated to keep pace with the laws and technology, but also extended to thoroughly cover the fast-growing new sport of FPV drone racing, while still including a comprehensive guide to learning to fly any drone.
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