Gloucester on the Wind
  • Author : Joseph E. Garland
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Genre : Photography

Since the development of photography in the mid-nineteenth century, the camera has been used as a tool of both discovery and preservation. Photographs bring alive our image of the past, and can open a floodgate of memories and nostalgia or inspire curiosity and a sense of history. Originally founded by ...

  • Author : Lisa Whillock Ellis
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Genre : Photography

Dandridge, Tennessee, the second-oldest town in the state, was founded in 1783 by a group of Scotch-Irish settlers. It was 13 years before Tennessee became the 16th state. The town began as a small frontier settlement along the banks of the French Broad River in the short-lived state of Franklin. In 1793, Dandridge ...

Creative Close Ups
  • Author : Harold Davis
  • Publisher : John Wiley and Sons
  • Genre : Photography


Portrait and Candid Photography Photo Workshop
  • Author : Erin Manning
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Genre : Photography

A guide to the techniques of portrait photography covers composition, lighting, equipment, working with the subject, action photographs, and enhancing and repairing images....

Mennonites in Texas
  • Author : Laura L. Camden
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Genre : Photography

With their distinctive head coverings, plain dress, and quiet, unassuming demeanor, the Mennonites are a distinctive presence within the often flamboyant and proud people of Texas. If you have seen them at a gas station, in a grocery store, or even at the Dallas–Fort Worth airport, you have probably ...

The Photograph
  • Author : Graham Clarke
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Genre : Photography

Provides a history of photography through essays on its major themes and genres...

The Virtual Life of Film
  • Author : David Norman Rodowick
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Genre : Performing Arts

Rodowick proposes and examines three different critical responses to the disappearance of film in relation to other time-based media, and to the study of contemporary visual culture....

Greeks in Chicago
  • Author : Ph.D., Michael George Davros
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Genre : Social Science

Greeks arrived in America with the expectation that freedom would permit their families to thrive and be successful. With hard work, belief in the Orthodox faith, and commitment to education, Greeks ascended in Chicago, and America, to positions of responsibility and success. Today Greek Americans are among the wealthiest and ...

Wild and Crazy
  • Author : Paul Joynson-Hicks
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Humor

When the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announced a contest for the funniest animal photo, they received entries from all over the world. Now authors and original award founders Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam showcase the best of the best as well as some never before seen to present the most ...

The Cruel Radiance
  • Author : Susie Linfield
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Genre : Photography

In The Cruel Radiance, Susie Linfield challenges the idea that photographs of political violence exploit their subjects and pander to the voyeuristic tendencies of their viewers. Instead she argues passionately that looking at such images—and learning to see the people in them—is an ethically and politically necessary act ...

The Rose That Grew From Concrete
  • Author : Tupac Shakur
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography

A collection of verse by the late hip-hop star Tupac Shakur includes more than one hundred poems confronting such wide-ranging topics as poverty, motherhood, Van Gogh, and Mandela...

The Reconfigured Eye
  • Author : William J. Mitchell
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Genre : Photography

An analysis of the digital imaging revolution. It describes the technology of digital imaging and looks at how it is changing the way we explore ideas, at its aesthetic potential and at the ethical questions raised. Topics include electronic brushstrokes, virtual cameras, synthetic shading and more....