Before Marilyn, there was Norma Jeane: A story of love and friendship with a megastar in the makingOne day in 1945, fashion photographer André de Dienes met an aspiring model named Norma Jeane Dougherty. It was a momentous moment, both for his personal life and his photographic portfolio. Over the n..
A downy Canada gosling peeking out from under its parent's wing. A spindly-legged baby wildebeest in East Africa taking its first steps. A trio of golden retriever puppies gnawing on a stick. Taken in locations around the world, the images in this appealing volume bring to life the playful natures, ..
Taken in locations around the world, the images in this appealing volume bring to life the playful natures, endearing vulnerabilities, and irresistible brand-newness of a wide range of baby animals. At once heartwarming and enlightening, "Baby Animals" features pictures that capture intimate and ent..
Build your photography skills week-by-weekThe Digital Photography Complete Course is the perfect one-on-one learning programme for any aspiring photographer.This modular 20-week course guides you through every aspect of digital photography, using a combination of tutorials, step-by-step photo shoots..
From photographing a dew drop in spring to a beautiful winter frost you can now follow your hobby throughout the year with Digital Photography Month by Month. Be inspired as renowned photographer Tom Ang shows you how to capture the moods and moments of each season to stunning effect. Whatever your ..
Dog lovers of all ages will cherish this treasure trove of canine images. Over 500 full-color photographs showcase dogs in all their tail-wagging glory-from the irrepressible appeal of wrinkly puppies to the noble dignity of beloved older dogs, from endearing mutts to show-stopping purebreds. The pi..
This is an illustrated account of the artist, his life and context, with a gallery of 300 paintings and drawings. This beautifully illustrated book is essential reading for anyone who would like to learn about the life, work and influence of one of Spain's great masters. It is an enthralling biograp..
More than 500 pictures create a complete portrait of horses in all their beauty. Images showcase sleek thoroughbreds and sturdy draft horses, convey the excitement of horse shows and racing, depict life on the ranch and in the field, and evoke the splendor of the world's finest riding academies and ..
Haute cuisine comes home: Europe’s most creative chefs reveal their inner sanctumOurs is the era of the celebrity chef. Like never before, we’re fascinated by fine food and the personalities who create it. Newspapers follow the antics of our favorite cooks both in and out of the kitchen, bake-offs o..
Il divino. This is a glorious exploration of Michelangelo's works. Before reaching the tender age of thirty, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) had already sculpted "David" and "Pieta", two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of art. His achievements as a sculptor, painter, draughts..
The soul of New York: A photographic journey through the history of the world's greatest cityThis book presents the epic story of New York on nearly 600 pages of emotional, atmospheric photographs, from the mid-19th century to the present day. Supplementing this treasure trove of images are over a h..
L’air de Paris: The vivid history of the capital of love and photographyA city built on two millennia of history, Paris is entering the third century of its love story with photography. It was on the banks of the Seine that Niépce and Daguerre officially gave birth to this new art that has flourishe..
Photography is a beautiful lavishly illustrated reference book tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the global phenomenon of digital photography.Photography celebrates the most iconic photos and profiles 50 of the most famous photographers of the past 200 years, with s..
Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is for this new wave of DSLR dabblers and amateur snapshooters. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams and no camera-club jargon. Instead, it inspires read..
When asked to talk to students at Broome Community College in upstate New York in the spring of 2011, Austin Kleon wrote a simple list often things he wished he'd heard when he was their age: 'Steal like an artist; Don't wait until you know who you are to start making things; Write the book you want..
Whether you're interested in the traditional art methods of drawing, painting and printmaking or modern art techniques such as digital photography, digital printing and digital image manipulation, this guide is for you.Get the low down on all the tools, materials, procedures and techniques of the ar..
Whether you are a beginner or an expert, be inspired to pick up a pencil, pen or charcoal with this comprehensive guide to drawing from Sarah Simblet.From still life to architecture, learn to tackle different subjects in a variety of ways following step-by-step instructions in drawing classes which ..
This Cubebook is dedicated to the beautiful forms and patterns the earth presents to the eye from above: here are views of landforms on every continent in photographs that arouse awe for our planet. The original artist is actually the large-scale forces of nature that have created our most spectacul..
An offer you can’t refuse: Behind the scenes of Coppola’s masterpiece“It’s dangerous to be an honest man.” — Michael Corleone, Godfather IIIAs special photographer on the sets and locations of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather trilogy, Steve Schapiro had the remarkable experience of witnessing l..
This fully revised edition includes over 8,000 words, expressions and terminology relating to the publishing and printing industries and allied trades. Topics covered are papermaking, ink, printing and binding machinery, bookselling, typesetting, desktop publishing and design, copyright, editing, co..
His ancestors' house had been built in 1177, on the place of a well gone dry. A hidden descent into darkness. Centuries later, the communists confiscated the house. Years after that, here he is, climbing to the attic.Broken windows, ghostly walls, birds' nests — pigeons fly out with fast beating win..
Artistic genius, political activist, painter and decorator, mythic legend or notorious graffiti artist? The work of Banksy is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's Metropolitan Museum. Banksy is responsible for decorating the streets, walls, bridges and zoos of tow..