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FOC US ON FAME

By: Beauchamp Antony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Odhams Press, London, 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011947

Condition: Good


A fascinating and unique life-story told with wit and humour and a delightful vouvenir volume of outstanding photographs by a master of camera technique, this is a book of unusual interest and rare charm. View more info

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The Art of Photographic Lighting

By: Busselle, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010412

Condition: Very Good


This guide ispacked with professional advice on using natural & artificial light for all kinds of shots, from landscape to studio. Discusses creative approaches to subjects & themes; cameras, film, & flashes; The effective use of light lies at the heart of all photography, but its fickle and elusive quality poses many challenges. Michael Busselle draws on his professional experience to advise on overcoming these problems, and reveals ways of "capturing" light to ... View more info

Birds & Green Place. A Book Of Australian Nature Gossip.

By: CHISHOLM, Alec H

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1929

Seller ID: 009066

Condition: Good


Book rated s "good" due to foxing which gives the pages more of a patina that measles, it looks distinguished rather than riddled. Tree embossed on front cover. Gilt lettering on spine. 224pp with numerous illus (epia photos), about 15 chapters, index & scientific names, sewn-in binding in great order. View more info

Wildflowers of New South Wales

By: Clyne, Densey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 009240

Condition: Very Good


Densey Clyne (born 4 December 1922)[1] is an Australian naturalist, photographer and writer, especially well-known for her studies of spiders and insects. She was born in Risca, Wales, United Kingdom, and moved to Australia in 1936.During WW2 after a year in the Land Army Densey served as a commissioned officer in the Australian Women's Army Service. Densey (née Dorothy Denise Bell) ) married Peter Clyne (now deceased) in 1950. She lives in Wauchope, New South Wales. Wi... View more info

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Inside Sydney: Photographs by Max and Rex Dupain

By: Dupain, Max & Rex

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2004

Seller ID: 010543

Condition: Very Good/excellent


Faults? There are 10 small printing error ink marks on the title page (see pics). Dupain & Dupain capture great imagery of the common things that makes Sydney such a place to have a quiet tear over when you fly back in from parts foreign - beach, bridge, burbs & baths, people & pigeons, buildings & bright sunshine. Black & white photography showcased to the Max (& Rex). 1.2 kgs & 160 crisply white pp. View more info

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Georgia O'Keeffe (Library of American Art)

By: ELdredge, Charles C

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1991

Seller ID: 009459

Condition: Excellent


content - In his opening chapter, Charles C Eldredge, professor of art at the University of Kansas, writes at length about the indomitable Georgia O'Keeffe and in the succeeding chapters to as he looks at various aspects of her work under the headings: Abstraction, Lake Georgia, Fruit and Leaf, Flower, City, Desert, Bone and Sky. In doing so he encompasses O'Keeffe's complete oeuvre. He concludes his study with a chronology and a selected bibliography. The book is illus... View more info

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Sleeping in the Sun: Carefree Cats of the Greek Islands

By: Hans W. Silvester

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 1997

Seller ID: 010243

Condition: Excellent


Silvester has spent over three years tracking, observing and recording the endearing and ubiquitous cats of the Greek Islands. He lovingly portrays them engaged in their favourite pastime against a backdrop of dazzling Mediterranean landscapes. Big book & well over 500g to post. View more info

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John Hedgecoe's Advanced Photography A Sourcebook of Ideas and Techniques for the Adventurous Photographer

By: Hedgecoe, John

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Mitchell Beazley Limited: 1982

Seller ID: 009163

Condition: Very Good


A simple guide to advanced photography, fresh approaches to creative printing & practicalities. dj has been taped to boards, pp all clean, white & tightly bound. Heavy book at about 1.75kg View more info

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Great Auto Races

By: Helck, Peter

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams: 1975

Seller ID: 011930

Condition: Very Good


Peter Helck (1893-1988) was an American illustrator who specialized in depicting racecars. He estimated that he had produced more than 600 sketches, drawings and paintings during his career. Helck developed an early interest in automobiles, and as a boy caught rides with the race car driver who tested Simplex cars. In the mid 1940s he was commissioned by Esquire magazine for eight paintings depicting early motor racing. Helck was one of the founding faculty for the Famou... View more info

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Black and white photography : a basic Manual

By: Horenstein, Henry

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, Little Brown & Company: 1983

Seller ID: 010213

Condition: Very Good


229 clean white well bound pp, previous owner name clipped, plastic cover, BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY is a comprehensive instructional book that covers every element of photography. Henry Horenstein's books have been widely used at leading universities, including Parsons School of Design, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and MIT as well as in continuing education programs. Horenstein is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design review >>>> . . is a very rich, well-org... View more info

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Clementina Lady Hawarden

By: Ovenden, Graham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Academy Editions, London: 1974

Seller ID: 009472

Condition: Excellent


A nice selection of period photographs by an accomplished designer/photographer of tableaux. Lady Clementina Hawarden was a well-regarded portrait photographer of the 1860s. Lewis Carroll praised and collected her pictures, which predated even the work of her better-known contemporary Julia Margaret Cameron, and art historians contend that her photographs influenced Whistler's portrait paintings. In 1859, Hawarden took up her camera. In Ireland, and later in London, she... View more info

Brabant zoals het was. Platteland en Dorpsleven

By: Remery, Gaston

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Kempen Uitgevers: 2002

Seller ID: 012918

Condition: Excellent


Brabant zoals het was. Platteland en dorpsleven (the title translates as > Brabant as it was. Rural and village life) by Gaston Remery is 108 pp square format with evocative b&w photography. The choice of Remery's book in black and white on the Brabant since 1949 is an arbitrary, but a versatile and artistic one, awash with landscapes, farms and farm work as subjects. With a sense of beauty and detail, the photographer has captured images of rural and village life of B... View more info

The Joy of Photography

By: Taylor, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Kodak: 1983

Seller ID: 009250

Condition: Very Good


35mm cameras can be extremely easy to use, with autofocus, autoexposure, dedicated flash, and many other electronic features. Yet photographers still need their creativity to make great pictures, and know-how to select useful tools. The Joy of Photography is your best guide to all these topics. It explains how to get the most from automatic camera functions and when to turn them off. You’ll find complete guidelines on lenses, filters, and other accessories -900g+302pp View more info

Great Railway Photographs by Eric Treacy -A Classic Collection of the Finest Railway Photographs in the British Isles

By: Treacy, Eric

Price: $33.00

Publisher: UK, Reed Chancellor: 1997

Seller ID: 011598

Condition: Excellent


Great Railway Photographs by Eric Treacy - A Classic Collection of the Finest Railway Photographs in the British Isles 216 wonderful pp & a kilo to post. A collection of over 300 photographs of railway subjects from around the British Isles, ranging from Southern England to Scotland and from the mighty Pacific locomotives to the dirty unloved goods trains, by photographer Bishop Eric Treacy. review >>> The collection of approximately 300 photographs was put together by a... View more info