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Toy Cameras: Culture and Celebration By Chelsea Klukas
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An exploration and celebration of low-fi camera culture. A compilation of photographs and interviews from Toy Camera photographers across the planet discussing the ups and downs of using toy cameras,... More > and what toy camera photography means to them. The book also includes descriptions and information on the toy cameras featured in the book.< Less
Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) By Carl D. Callaway
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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
The Ari Hoenig Song Book By Ari Hoenig
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A collection of rhythmically, melodically, and structurally interesting compositions by great New York City drummer/composer/bandleader Ari Hoenig. Includes songs from Ari's albums The Painter,... More > Inversations, Bert's Playground, Live at Smalls and Lines of Oppression.< Less
How To Make & Publish A Photobook By Chris Dickie
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In this updated and expanded book (2010) Chris Dickie guides the reader through the stages and decision-making processes involved in the making of a photobook, step-by-step from image selection to... More > selling it. The way digital technology has revolutionised publishing is explained in depth: the costs and merits of the various print production options are compared and contrasted, and advice is offered on which route to take according to the nature of your project. All options are explored and explained, from using Lulu.com to traditional litho printing. How to Make & Publish a Photobook gathers together all manner of hard-to-find information that, until recently, was the sole preserve of the publishing professional, and offers this insider information to today’s self-publisher. Chris Dickie publishes the fine art photo journal Ag and the print edition of this book is available at his website http://www.picture-box.com where you will also find a full description of the contents. The printed edition costs £20.< Less