Most popular Special kinds of photography books
The most popular Special kinds of photography books currently available. Updated weekly.
Philip's Month-by-Month Stargazing 2020 is the guide for Stargazers in Britain and Ireland. The new 2020 edition has been completely revised to make it even more essential for exploring the night skies - making the night sky accessible to beginners and experts alike.
A stunning dual aerial portrait of the cities of Los Angeles and New York, in an intriguing case of compare and contrast from a bird's eye point of view.
Screen Time explores a variety of social situations, from the mundane to the exalted, and features celebrities, actors, models and even the occasional princess - all glued to their phones
Whether it's the world's largest beaver dam - so remote it was only discovered through satellite imagery - or newly formed islands born from volcanic eruptions, discover a new perspective on our ever-changing planet.
This fascinating view of lunar imagery explores visual representations of the moon from the dawn of photography to the present
A stunning visual tour of Vietnam by a returning war veteran and accidental artist searching for understanding and healing from the scars of war.
There is an astonishing world just waiting to be photographed underwater. From information about diving equipment and cameras, to crucial advice on understanding and controlling light underwater, this book provides all the background you need before you take the plunge.
Create 15 Instagrammable looks with Hani's easy-to-follow make-up tutorials
Cue & Cut is a 'practical approach to working in television studios' for anyone who might want to work in that medium. Written by a multi-camera producer-director, it presents both a way of handling studios and a source of information about how things have changed from the days of monochrome to HD tapeless modes - with some thoughts on 3D HDTV -- .
Everyday, ordinary objects are taken apart and transformed into extraordinary images, captured in detailed photographs.
In this unique book the author shares his experiences as a mental health specialist, and as a sufferer of PTSD. Illustrated with his own stunning wildlife photography that helped him on his own journey to recovery, he hopes this book will inspire positivity and wellbeing for all.
Focuses on the visual culture of Indian cinema, specifically Bombay-based cinema since 1913. Drawing on a range of sources, this title examines Bombay cinema's unique styles, genres and themes, tracing its roots in early photography, theatre and chromolithography and its development as a visual regime that dominates Indian popular culture.
Describes the language of video. This title shows how to think like a director, regardless of equipment (amateurs think about the camera, and pros think about communication). It explains the rules developed over a century of movie-making - which work just as well when shooting a two-year-old's birthday party.
Examines the production and consumption of fashion images from the points of view of industry and academia, the museum, the auction house, and the art gallery. Illustrated in black and white and colour, this book discusses issues in fashion photography and establishes a space for different ways of looking to emerge on this dynamic visual form.
Offers practical examples that take you step-by-step through the basic techniques of underwater photography from photographing shipwrecks, divers, marine life and abstract images to taking photographs at night. This title contains chapters that cover the digital workflow needed to handle your images using the software such as Lightroom.
'On the Track' offers a comprehensive guide to scoring for film and television. Covering all styles and genres, the authors, both noted film composers, cover everything from the nuts-and-bolts of timing, cuing, and recording through balancing the composer's aesthetic vision with the needs of the film itself.
The celebrated contemporary photographer Michael Kenna presents a gorgeous new collection of images, all photographed with plastic Holga cameras.
From the world's leading travel guide publisher comes Lonely Planet's Best Ever Video Tips, the latest title in the stylish and snappy "Lonely Planet's Best Ever" series. Learn how to shoot and share better travel videos with 50 bite-sized, cleverly illustrated tips on assembling a kit, shooting techniques, editing and sharing.
Combines conceptual and practical instruction on creating polished and eloquent images for film and video with the technical know-how to achieve them. This guide shows you how to become a strong visual storyteller through smart, effective choices for your shots. It shows you how to master the rules, then break them.
Cinematography is the art and craft of visualizing and recording the moving image. The cinematographer has to use their technical and creative skills to photographically capture the mood of the film and the vision of the director. This practical book explains the principles behind cinematography, as well as the skills of the cinematographer.
Get sucked in to the world of box-sets, bingewatching and addictive insider anecdotes with this comprehensive guide to the small screen, brought to you by the people behind the Den of Geek website.
A clear and accessible overview of visual illusions, spanning artwork from graphics to photography.
This collection of photographs illuminates the darkness of space in a whole new way. Images from the archives of NASA reveal the night sky's most extraordinary phenomena, from the radiant aurora borealis to awe-inspiring lunar eclipses.
If you are hungry for unique photo assignments and want to expand your portfolio, this guide provides the well-kept secrets of food styling techniques that can make your photos good enough to eat. It includes tips such as: supply lists; settings and props; on-set techniques for preserving the hero; and, lighting discussions of the hero shots.
Acclaimed critic Matt Zoller Seitz goes behind the scenes of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel
Photographs are an integral part of our daily lives - from snapshots and tabloid newspapers to art photography in galleries and exhibitions. Edwards combines a sense of the historical development of photography with an insightful analysis of its purpose and meaning within a wider cultural context.
Offers a view of the relationship between the story/script structure and the visual structure of a film, video, animated piece, or video game. This book helps you learn how to structure your visuals. It is suitable for writers, directors, photographers, production designers, art directors, and editors.
Looks at the development and teamwork involved in a major animated film or television production, using The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! as an exemplar. This book presents behind-the-scenes insights into the making of feature film, Shaun the Sheep the Movie.
The ultimate aerial tour of creative drone photography, brimming with remarkable images from around the globe and selected from the world's leading drone photography website.
The first photo book by the Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a record-breaking Year in Space. During his record-breaking 340 consecutive days on board the ISS, Scott Kelly circled the earth 5,440 times, witnessing 10,944 sunrises and sunsets - that's 16 a day.
Accompanying a landmark 3-part BBC1 Scotland documentary series, this lavishly illustrated book uses the view from above as a unique window into our past, present and future. It is a story of war, innovation, adventure, cities, landscapes and people. It is the story of Scotland, from the Sky.