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The Essence of Photography: Seeing and Creativity

by Bruce Barnbaum

There is a lot more to photography than simply picking up a camera, pointing it toward something, and tripping the shutter. Achieving a great photograph requires thought and preparation, an understanding of...


Photography as Meditation: Tap Into the Source of Your Creativity

by Torsten Andreas Hoffmann

For many people, photography serves as a form of meditation; a way to separate themselves from their stressful lives. In this book, Torsten Andreas Hoffmann explores an approach to artistic photography based...


Our Beautiful, Fragile World: The Nature and Environmental Photographs of Peter Essick

by Peter Essick

Our Beautiful, Fragile World features a career-spanning look at the images of photojournalist Peter Essick taken while on assignment for National Geographic magazine. In this book, Essick showcases a diverse...


Thoreau's Maine Woods

by Dan Tobyne

Beginning in 1847, Henry David Thoreau made three trips to the mostly unexplored Maine woods. Along the way he recorded his observations on the wildlife (flora and fauna), the weather, terrain, and on the nature...


The Social Documentary Photography of Milton Rogovin

by Christopher Fulton, Elizabeth E. Reilly, Cynthia Negrey & Catherine Fosl et al.

Milton Rogovin (1909--2011) dedicated his photographic career to capturing the humanity of working-class people around the world -- coal miners, factory workers, the urban poor, the residents of Appalachia,...


Paperback L.A. Book 2

by Susan LaTempa

  • The second of a planned series of four books focusing on culture, people, humor, and zeitgeist of L.A.

  • Editor is respected as a former magazine editor and communications chief for a prominent social-justice nonprofit...

  • My American Dream

    by Angela Martin

    In her debut book, My American Dream, southern photographer, Angela Martin, shares a selection of her provocative photographs of abandoned places in the American mid-South. She also candidly relates her personal...


    One Tree

    by Charles J. Katz Jr., Gretchen C. Daily & Alvaro Umaña

  • Environmental scientist Gretchen C. Daily and photographer Charles J. Katz describe how one relict tree, the magnificent Ceiba tree in a village in Costa Rica, carries physical and spiritual importance far out...

  • Why the Sun Rises

    by Dr. Doran Gresham

    Why the Sun Rises was created in an effort to showcase the faces and stories of women in education. This collection of essays and interviews was compiled and edited from 2012 to 2015 and explores the resilience...


    Francesca Woodman The Roman years: between flesh and film

    by Isabella Pedicini

    This volume takes a new look at the life and work of Francesca Woodman through a fresh analysis of the photographs and writings from her Roman sojourn. A precocious artist and a figure caught between two cultures–American...


    See as No Other

    by Partho Bhowmick

    See As No Other is a collection of photographs from the Blind With Camera project started by Partho Bhowmick in Mumbai in 2006. Over the years, hundreds of visually impaired have been trained in photography,...


    Paperback LA Book 1

    by Susan LaTempa

  • Debut of a planned series of four books focusing on culture, people, humor, and zeitgeist of LA

  • Editor is respected as a former magazine editor and communications chief for a prominent social-justice nonprofit...

  • The Spirit of Tequila

    by Paul Salopek & Joel Salcido

    Agave dates back to the Aztec civilization as an important crop in Mexico. Since the 1600s, the people of western Mexico have cultivated blue agave from the red volcanic soil that blankets the region, to make...


    Monument Valley: Navajo Nation Natural Wonder

    by Anne Markward & David Muench

    Welcome to Monument Valley Tribal Park-a world of weather-carved rock and wind-driven sand, of massive buttes painted with dark desert varnish, of hardy plants clinging to the earth. At dawn and sunset, an ever-changing...