Download Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British by Kitty Hauser PDF

By Kitty Hauser

In mid-twentieth-century Britain, an archaeological imaginative and prescient of the British panorama reassured and enchanted a couple of writers, artists, photographers, and film-makers. From John Piper, Eric Ravilious and Shell advisor books, to pictures of bomb harm, aerial archaeology, and The Wizard of Oz, Kitty Hauser delves into those evocative interpretations and appears at how they affected the way in which the panorama was once obvious.

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Download Zen Dogs by Alexandra Cearns PDF

By Alexandra Cearns

Award-winning animal photographer Alex Cearns celebrates the peace, calm, and pleasure canine carry to our lives with this particular full-color assortment shooting 80 canine of their so much secure and contented moments.

When Alex Cearns stuck Suzi the Sharpei on movie with eyes closed and an endearing smile on her hairy face, the popular Australian expert puppy and flora and fauna photographer referred to as the image of serenity "Zen Dog." Captivated through the image’s tranquil good looks, Cearns then became her lens on different canine experiencing their very own carefree and meditative "Zen" moments—a sequence of images that may pass viral around the net and take the head prize in a massive overseas competition.

Expanding on Cearns’s unique internet sequence, Zen Dogs contains 80 beautiful colour pictures of numerous breeds—golden retrievers, beagles, French bulldogs, dachshunds, poodles, huskies, pit bulls, and German shepherds. listed here are a few prevalent faces from the net sequence, joined by way of dozens of canine by no means noticeable before—all whose enticing personalities shine via. Sprinkled through the photographs are phrases of knowledge from the Buddha, Gandhi, and different meditative masters, inspiring messages that, with the photographs, hot the center and soothe the spirit.

A attractive compendium for each puppy lover, animal fanatic, and everybody trying to upload a few peace and pleasure to their day, Zen Dogs reminds us of the facility canine need to improve our lives—to make us happier, more fit, calmer, and extra loving.

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Download Afterimages: Photography and U.S. Foreign Policy by Liam Kennedy PDF

By Liam Kennedy

In 2005, photographer Chris Hondros captured a extraordinary photograph of a tender Iraqi woman within the aftermath of the killing of her mom and dad through American squaddies. The shot surprised the realm and has given that turn into iconic—comparable to the notorious picture by way of Nick Ut of a Vietnamese lady working from a napalm assault. either pictures function microcosms for his or her respective conflicts. Afterimages appears to be like on the paintings of conflict photographers like Hondros and Ut to appreciate how photojournalism interacts with the yank worldview. Liam Kennedy the following maps the evolving relatives among the yank method of struggle and photographic assurance of it. geared up in its first part round key US army activities over the past fifty years, the publication then strikes directly to study how photographers engaged with those conflicts on wider moral and political grounds, and at last directly to the style of photojournalism itself. Illustrated all through with examples of the images being thought of, Afterimages argues that images are vital potential for serious mirrored image on battle, violence, and human rights. It is going directly to learn the excessive moral, sociopolitical, and legalistic worth we position at the nonetheless image’s skill to undergo witness and stimulate motion.

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Download Flying Warbirds An Illustrated Profile of the Flying by Cory Graff PDF

By Cory Graff

Do you need to get an up-close examine a number of the rarest airplanes on this planet? Are you interested by wrestle plane from international conflict II? In deluxe hard-back volumes, Flying Warbirds brings united states, British, German, Russian and eastern battling planes from the Thirties and Nineteen Forties jointly, entire with particular pictures to thrill each aeronautics gourmand.

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Download Everyday Heroes: 50 Americans Changing the World One by Katrina Fried PDF

By Katrina Fried

IPPY 2012 notable ebook of the yr, probably to avoid wasting the Planet (Independent writer e-book Awards)
Nautilus 2012 Gold Grand Winner, basic Adult
Foreword reports 2012 ebook of the 12 months Finalist, Social Sciences

Two years in the past, photographer Paul Mobley and writer and editor Katrina Fried got down to locate fifty americans who had made it their enterprise to enhance the lives of others. the result's this groundbreaking e-book profiling a few of America’s top social marketers whose strength and nonprofit agencies have replaced the lives of hundreds of thousands around the globe, quite often one by one.

From activists who've rallied the help of hundreds of thousands of volunteers to carry such must haves as fresh ingesting water, fiscal aid, and pressing therapy to constructing international locations, to academic leaders who're utilizing their presents to raise the possibilities of the terrible and deprived, to crusaders of equivalent rights and women’s advocacy, those are striking daily voters. Fried interviewed this eclectic and passionate crew of individuals and has written their startling tales, sharing a special view in their personalities, trips, and explanations.

You will meet heroes similar to infectious affliction expert, Gary Slutkin, who back from Africa (where he reversed the Aids epidemic in Uganda) to lessen highway violence in Chicago with beautiful good fortune via his association CeaseFire; Geoffrey Canada, the founder and CEO of the Harlem Children’s region, whose pioneering efforts to reform schooling in a single of recent York’s such a lot impoverished neighborhoods has touched millions of scholars and households; Susan Burton who after fifteen years out and in of the justice process, rehabilitated herself and began a brand new lifestyle, which gives housing and help companies to previously incarcerated ladies in South principal la; and Roy Prosterman, a guy who has dedicated a whole lifetime to securing land rights for the terrible through the 3rd World.

Their narratives are observed by means of robust pics from award-winning photographer Paul Mobley who brings a grace and epic caliber to his photographs of those outstanding humans. touring the rustic to catch his matters the place they dwell and paintings, Mobley has created a physique of pictures that harnesses the spirit and effort of giving.

A entire listing of the agencies based through the heroes is integrated. every one American celebrated in those pages is creating a profound contribution to improving our international. Their tales function an idea and as a reminder of an empowering fact: each individual can and may make a distinction.

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Download Here I Am: The Story of Tim Hetherington, War Photographer by Alan Huffman PDF

By Alan Huffman

Tim Hetherington (1970-2011) used to be one of many world’s so much distinctive and committed photojournalists, whose profession was once tragically minimize brief while he died in a mortar blast whereas masking the Libyan Civil struggle. Tim received many awards for his struggle reporting, and was once nominated for an Academy Award for the seriously acclaimed documentary, Restrepo. Hetherington’s commitment to his occupation led him time after time into warfare zones, and in contrast to another newshounds, he didn't close up after the tale had broken.

In Here I Am, journalist and freelance author Alan Huffman tells Hetherington’s existence tale, and during it analyzes what it ability to be a battle reporter within the twenty-first century. Huffman recounts Hetherington’s lifestyles from his first pursuits in images, via his serious function in reporting the Liberian Civil conflict, to his tragic dying in Libya. Huffman additionally lines Hetherington’s photographic milestones, from his iconic and prize-winning images of Liberian young children, to the prestigious pix of sound asleep U.S. infantrymen in Afghanistan. Here I Am explores the dangers, demanding situations, and thrills of warfare reporting, and is a testomony to the original paintings of individuals like Hetherington, who hazard their lives to provide a voice to humans ravaged by way of war.

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Download Corregidor in Peace and War by Charles M. Hubbard PDF

By Charles M. Hubbard

A picturesque island strategically positioned on the front of Manila Bay, Corregidor has had army importance because the days of the Spanish galleon exchange. even though its dramatic function within the safety of the Philippines in the course of global battle II is definitely documented, really little is understood approximately its background except army involvement. This richly illustrated ebook tells the tale of the island and sheds new mild at the geopolitical forces that formed its future. greater than a hundred and fifty illustrations comprise maps and photographs from either the Spanish and American classes as much as the current day, and the accompanying textual content presents a guided travel that captures the typical great thing about an island as soon as loved via early citizens yet in this case decimated by way of cannon fireplace and aerial bombardment.

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