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Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty

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Christian Lacroix and the Tale of Sleeping Beauty
A Fashion Fairytale Memoir

Author: Camilla Morton
Publication Date: 14 February 2011

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Re-tells the story of "Sleeping Beauty" with beloved French designer Christian Lacroix as the prince, and traces the arc of his career from his early days in haute couture to the opening of his eponymous fashion house.

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Design Motifs of Ancient Mexico

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Design Motifs of Ancient Mexico

Author: Jorge Enciso
Publication Date: 1 June 1953

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Skin Shows

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Skin Shows
The Tattoo Bible

Author: Chris Wroblewski
Publication Date: 26 August 2004

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'Skin Shows: The Tattoo Bible' is a rich and provocative pictorial survey of an ancient art form that, until recently, remained hidden in our society's cultural underground. Tracing a global journey through the history and culture of tattoo art, Chris Wroblewski's new book is a stunning visual document.

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Gender and Art

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Gender and Art

Author: Gillian Perry
Publication Date: 6 April 1999

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Encompassing European art, architecture and design from the 16th century to the present day, this volume uses case studies to examine the role of gender difference in the production, consumption and interpretation of works of art.

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New York Detail

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New York Detail
A Treasury of Ornamental Splendor

Author: Yumiko Kobayashi
Publication Date: 1 November 1995

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Captivated by the grandeur of the Big Apple, native New Yorkers and visitors alike often miss the abundance of architectural...

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Art of the Middle Ages

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The Art of the Middle Ages

Author: Janetta Rebold Benton
Publication Date: 27 May 2002

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A comprehensive and authoritative study of medieval visual arts in Europe, forming the ideal guide for students to all facets of art and architecture in the Middle Ages. Topics covered include tapestries, armour, stained glass, enamel and ivory work, and illuminated manuscripts.

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Lillian Bassman

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Lillian Bassman
Lingerie

Author: Lillian Bassman
Publication Date: 1 March 2012

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Through the 1950s and the early 1960s, fashion photographer Lillian Bassman worked with fashion magazines and Madison Avenue...

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Discovering Old Buttons

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Discovering Old Buttons

Author: Primrose Peacock
Publication Date: 3 January 1998

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Outlines button history and describes the types of buttons that the average collector is likely to encounter. With illustrations of a range of button designs, this work is suitable for aspiring collectors and those interested in the history of fashion.

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Cities for a Small Planet

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Cities for a Small Planet - Reith Lectures

Author: Richard Rogers
Publication Date: 1 December 1997

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By the year 2025, three-quarters of the world's population will live in cities. In these lectures, one of Britain's most prominent architects attempts to show how a city can respect both people and the environment through urban planning.

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Ideas That Shaped Buildings

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Ideas That Shaped Buildings

Author: M. Fil Hearn
Publication Date: 11 November 2003

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Identifying the operative ideas in architectural theory from ancient Rome to the present and codifying them into coherent theoretical systems; for students, practitioners, and the general reader.

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Pewter

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Pewter

Author: Charles Hull
Publication Date: 3 January 1998

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Introduced to Britain by the Romans, the pewter trade became widespread in the middle ages, and English pewter became renowned for its high quality. This book traces the history of pewter manufacture in Britain, describing the alloys used, the methods of working and the objects produced.

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Digital Photography Handbook

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The Digital Photography Handbook

Author: Doug Harman
Publication Date: 27 September 2012

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Crammed with professional hints and tips, this specially revised and updated edition has everything you need to become an accomplished 21st-century photographer.

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Alessi

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Alessi

Author: Michael Collins
Publication Date: 27 August 1999

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This book is dedicated to one of the late twentieth century's most enduring and influential designers and manufacturers: Allessi.

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Painting a Lowry

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Painting a Lowry
Coming from the Mill: a Reconstruction by Edwin Bowes

Author: Edwin Bowes
Publication Date: 1 January 1999

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developing your watercolours

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developing your watercolours

Author: David Bellamy
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1997

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Exploring flowers in watercolour

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Exploring flowers in watercolour
Techniques and Images

Author: Siriol Sherlock
Publication Date: 31 March 2004

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A Brush With Art

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A Brush With Art
Beginner's Guide to Watercolour Painting

Author: Alwyn Crawshaw
Publication Date: 23 September 1991

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Channel 4 will be showing Alwyn Crawshaw's series "A Brush with Art" in October 1991. In this illustrated book, the author describes how he painted 12 different landscape paintings in watercolour while on location. In each of the 12 lessons, which tie in closely with the 12 programmes, he demonstrates a different technique and then uses it within that painting. There are also easy-to-follow demons...

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Watercolour made easy

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Watercolour made easy

Author: June Crawshaw
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1995

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June Crawshaw`s fresh approach to watercolour painting will reassure and encourage even the most timid of beginners. Watercolour made easy contains over 20 simple exercises and projects specially designed to help build up confidence and expertise in this popular medium....

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outdoor painting course

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outdoor painting course

Author: Alwyn Crawshaw's
Publication Date: 19970600

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Hijack Reality: Deptford X

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Hijack Reality: Deptford X
A 'How To' Guide to Organize a Really Top Notch Art Festival

Author: Bob and Roberta Smith
Publication Date: 10 November 2008

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Art Nouveau

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Art Nouveau

Author: Camilla De la Bedoyere
Publication Date: 4 August 2005

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This series aims to combine a compact, commercial approach with the breadth and clarity of larger format books. Covering art which both creates the foundation of modern culture and modern art itself, the books include International Arts and Crafts, Turner, Whistler, Monet, and the Art Deco movement.

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Digital Photographer

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Digital Photographer

Author:  
Publication Date: 3 November 2008

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A unique and stylish gift in a smart, textured rubber binding, with an elasticised band. Aimed at the digital photographer on the move, it's full of advice on getting the best shots when you're out and about - whether on holiday, photographing fast-moving sports or capturing exotic landscapes.

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Handbags

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Handbags

Author: Anna L. Johnson
Publication Date: 31 October 2002

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With over 900 colour photographs and illustrations, this title provides a visual feast of handbags. The author reveals the trade secrets of designers in interviews, capturing the "It" bag that defines a period of decade.

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1000 Tattoos

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1000 Tattoos

Author: Henk Schiffmacher
Publication Date: 15 March 2014

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Wearable art. An exploration of tattoos past and present Whether you're thinking of getting a tattoo or just want to see to ...

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Dartmouth Castle

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Dartmouth Castle

Author: Brian K. Davison
Publication Date: 15 January 2000

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Standing guard over the entrance to the Dart estuary, Dartmouth Castle was built at a time in the late Middle Ages when the rich merchants of Dartmouth felt the need to protect themselves from attack. This guidebook traces its history from medieval times to the present day.

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England's Thousand Best Churches

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England's Thousand Best Churches

Author: Simon Jenkins
Publication Date: 2 July 2009

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Describes churches by county in England. This book also contains maps locating each church, and is illustrated with colour photos from the Country Life archive.

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Anthropology of Art

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The Anthropology of Art

Author: Robert Layton
Publication Date: 30 August 1991

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Robert Layton provides an authoritative introduction to the richness and diversity of art forms in non-Western societies.

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Tina Modotti and Edward Weston

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Tina Modotti and Edward Weston

Author: Sarah M. Lowe
Publication Date: 20 April 2004

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Modotti and Weston travelled to Mexico in 1923 at the start of a period of artistic creativity that became known as the Mexican Renaissance. This is the first time that their photographs, made during one of the most fertile periods of their careers, have been presented together.

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Really, Really, Really Easy Step-by-step Digital Photography

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Really, Really, Really Easy Step-by-step Digital Photography

Author: Gavin Hoole
Publication Date: 1 April 2006

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Explains the process of picture-taking and sharing digital images. This book covers basic camera usage and guides the reader towards the choice of camera that is appropriate for their skills, needs and budget. It is aimed at users running PCs under Windows XP; the authors make use of a Canon digital camera as a 'generic' model.

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The Complete Photographer

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The The Complete Photographer

Author: Tom Tom Ang
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2010

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Wall and Piece

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Wall and Piece

Author:  "Banksy"
Publication Date: 9 November 2006

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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 towns and cites throughout the world. This fully coloured illustrated volume presents the best of his work.

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Cathedral Architecture

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Cathedral Architecture

Author: Martin S. Briggs
Publication Date: 1 January 2001

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A beautifully illustrated guide to a selecton of Cathedrals mostly in England.

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20th Century Antiques

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20th Century Antiques

Author: Martin Miller
Publication Date: 4 August 2003

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Buying 'antiques of the future', collectables of less than 100 years old, is a growing trend. But how do you know what will ...

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Briefing Your Architect

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Briefing Your Architect

Author: Frank Salisbury
Publication Date: 13 November 1997

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Sets out the activities and inter-relationships involving the client organization and multi-disciplinary design team. This book guides the client through the preliminary steps needed to start up work; seeking out and appraising a site, studying the feasibility of all ideas and proposals, and showing how to work with the architects and consultants.

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Georges Braque - Penguin Modern Painters Series

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Georges Braque - Penguin Modern Painters Series

Author: John Richardson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1959

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Although one of the greatest French artists of the 20th century, Braque is still overshadowed by Matisse and Picasso. Yet, Braque's highest achievements are no less profound than theirs, and his work has proved to be one of the most fruitful sources for modern artists to draw on. 32 pages of text plus 32 plates, about half of which are in colour...

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Sixties Design

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Sixties Design

Author: Philippe Garner
Publication Date: 31 October 2003

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This volume provides an illustrated survey of the 1960s. It reviews the period through certain all-important themes identifying the impact of new thinking on every area of design.

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Cine Craft

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Cine Craft

Author: J. David Beal
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1974

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This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know more about the fascinating world of amateur film-making. It is both a stimulating, easy-to-follow guide for newcomers to the craft and a treasure-house of authoritative information for the experienced cine enthusiast....

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Jack Vettriano

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Jack Vettriano
A Life

Author: Jack Vettriano
Publication Date: 5 May 2006

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Emerging from the unlikely background of the Scottish coalfields, Jack Vettriano has had a meteoric rise to fame to become Scotland's most successful and controversial contemporary artist.

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Cracking Antiques

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Cracking Antiques
The Sourcebook

Author: Mark Hill
Publication Date: 5 April 2010

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Shows you how to add style and glamour to your home by buying secondhand, vintage and antique furnishings. Companion to a new prime time series for BBC2, this book also shows you how to turn your back on bland, mass-produced flat-pack furniture and embrace secondhand treasures.

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London City Highlights

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London City Highlights
Welt Guide International

Author: Martin Kunz
Publication Date: 30 June 2007

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This series of savvy and sophisticated travel guides presents an intriguing assortment of must-do's and must-see?s. Skillfully combining the traditional tourist sights with lesser-known attractions, these guides help you find a city's true spirit.

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Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

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Collecting Art for Love, Money and More

Author: Ethan Wagner
Publication Date: 1 April 2013

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The first book to fully and candidly address the art of collecting fine art.

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Living with Books

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Living with Books

Author: Dominique Dupuich
Publication Date: 19 December 2011

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Explores the libraries of some of the top names in the worlds of art, design and fashion. This title takes us on a tour of the home libraries of some passionate readers discovering how they built up the libraries of their dreams.

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Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists

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The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists

Author: Herbert Read
Publication Date: 12 September 1994

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This dictionary provides comprehensive information on the fine arts, with entries on paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints, and the artists who have made them, throughout the world. It also covers historical styles and movements, and contains entries on techniques, materials and terms.

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100 Years of Fashion

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100 Years of Fashion

Author: Elizabeth Roberts
Publication Date: 3 September 2009

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Takes us on a journey through a hundred years of fashion and style, both on the London catwalks and on the streets of ordinary towns.

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Digital SLR Photography

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Digital SLR Photography

Author: John Freeman
Publication Date: 4 February 2008

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Digital SLR cameras constitute the fastest growing area in the digital camera market, and this practical and accessible guide will give amateur photographers all the information they need to get the most from their camera.

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Start Taking Great Holiday Photographs

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Start Taking Great Holiday Photographs

Author: Peter Adams
Publication Date: 27 July 2006

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Examines the technical and artistic elements that go into making a great holiday photograph, including: choosing your equipment, understanding the right techniques, photographing on location, photographing people, creating effective compositions, and working with your photographs on computer.

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Basics Product Design 01: Idea Searching

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Basics Product Design 01: Idea Searching

Author: David Bramston
Publication Date: 29 September 2008

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Examines the different ways and opportunities for identifying ideas and to understand what is being observed and recorded. The first title in this series; "Idea Searching" has been developed to examine the different ways and opportunities for identifying ideas and to understand what is being observed and recorded.

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35mm Photography

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35mm Photography
The Complete Guide

Author: Steve Bavister
Publication Date: 26 March 2004

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Written by established author and expert, Steve Bavister, this is a complete guide to the 35mm camera and its uses, from choosing the right equipment through to developing, print, storing and even selling your photographs.

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Fruits (Postcards)

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Fruits (Postcards)
45 Postcard books or packs

Author: Shoichi Aoki
Publication Date: 15 April 2003

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A collection of Tokyo street fashion portraits from Japan's premier fanzine of the same title, photographed by leading Japanese street photographer Shoich Aoki. It comprises 45 portraits of young Tokyo-based teenagers and represents a single documentation of the changing face of street fashion.

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the perfect portfolio

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The the perfect portfolio

Author: Henrietta brackman
Publication Date: 1 January 1995

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