New Arrivals · Photography

November 20, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The smartphone photography guide : shoot, edit, experiment, share

November 19, 2015
Cope, Peter, 1958- author.
London : Carlton Books, 2014.
256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm.
Includes index.
A guide to taking, creating, manipulating, and sharing photographs and videos taken on smart phones or tablets covers such topics as using special effects and shooting different subjects, including children, sports, and selfies.

Cracking animation

November 19, 2015
Lord, Peter, 1953-
New York : Thames & Hudson, 2015.
272 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
"The Aardman book of 3-D animation"--Cover.
"Revised and expanded with exclusive behind-the-scenes content"--Cover.

Lives of the great photographers

November 19, 2015
Hacking, Juliet.
© 2015
304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
"Thirty-eight of the most important and influential figures of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus and Andrew Kertesz to Man Ray, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alfred Stieglitz, are profiled in bold and compelling detail."--flyleaf.

War is beautiful : the New York Times pictorial guide to the glamour of armed conflict*

November 16, 2015
Shields, David, 1956- compiler, author.
111 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 30 cm
Citations index: page 101.
"*(in which the author explains why he no longer read the New York Times)"--T.p.
"Bestselling author David Shields analyzed over a decade's worth of front-page war photographs from The New York Times and came to a shocking conclusion: the photo-editing process of the 'paper of record,' by way of pretty, heroic, and lavishly aesthetic image selection, pulls the wool over the eyes of its readers; Shields forces us to face not only the the media's complicity in dubious and catastrophic military campaigns but our own as well. This powerful media mouthpiece, the mighty Times, far from being a check on governmental power, is in reality a massive amplifier for its dark forces by virtue of the way it aestheticizes warfare. Anyone baffled by the willful American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan can't help but see in this book how eagerly and invariably the Times led the way in making the case for these wars through the manipulation of its visuals. Shields forces the reader to weigh the consequences of our own passivity in the face of these images' opiatic numbing. The photographs gathered in War Is Beautiful, often beautiful and always artful, are filters of reality rather than the documentary journalism they purport to be."-- Provided by publisher

JR : can art change the world?

November 16, 2015
JR, 1983- artist.
London : New York, NY : Phaidon, 2015.
295 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Beginnings / Joseph Remnant -- If a smile is a weapon: The art of JR / Nato Thompson -- Expo 2 Rue -- Portrait of a generation -- Face 2 Face -- Women are heroes -- Wrinkles of the city -- Unframed -- Inside out -- Ballet -- JR & -- Exhibitions and artworks -- #apictureaday -- Chronology -- Books & films.
The first major and in-depth retrospective monograph on JR, the enigmatic and anonymous Parisian photographer/street artist/activist behind some of the world's most provocative large-scale public photography projects. Created in close collaboration with JR, this book includes all bodies of his work, his collaborations with other artists and institutions such as the New York Ballet and previously unpublished behind-the-scenes documentation of his studios in Paris and New York, where he and his creative collaborators live and work. Introducing JR's story is a specially commissioned graphic novel by comic artist Joseph Remnant, which charts his rise from graffiti roots and his decision to become a full-time artist. Features a survey essay by Nato Thompson, Chief Curator of Creative Time, New York.

700 Nimes Road

November 3, 2015
Opie, Catherine, 1961- photographer.
147 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 31 cm
Includes index.

The bare bones camera course for film and video

October 27, 2015
Schroeppel, Tom, author.
New York : Allworth Press, [2015]
x, 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

That day : pictures in the American West

October 22, 2015
Wilson, Laura, 1939- photographer.
231 pages : illustrations (some color); 32 cm
Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Laura Wilson: That Day" held at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Septebmer 5,2015, through February 14, 2016.
Renowned photographer Laura Wilson (b. 1939) moved from New England to Texas in 1966 and for more than three decades has captured the majesty, as well as the tragedy, of her adopted home region. As seen in this extraordinary book, Wilson's subjects range from legendary West Texas cattle ranches to impoverished Plains Indian reservations to lavish border town cotillions. Also featured are exquisite portraits of artists who are associated with the region, including Donald Judd, Ed Ruscha, and Sam Shepard. The unforgettable images in 'That Day', many of which are previously unpublished, tell sharply drawn stories of the people and places that have shaped, and continue to shape, the nation's most dynamic and unyielding land. Text from Wilson's journals further animates the photographs, recalling her personal experiences behind the camera at the moment when a particular image was captured. With her unique and incisive eye, Wilson casts a fresh light on the West-a topic of enduring fascination. Exhibition: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, USA (15.8.2015-14.2.2016).

The shut up and shoot documentary guide : a Down & Dirty DV production

October 22, 2015
Artis, Anthony Q., author.
xxviii, 369 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Previous edition title: The shut up and shoot : freelance video guide : a down & dirty DV production.
"Any budget, any camera, any time"--Cover.
Preproduction. Getting the idea ; Getting the money ; Getting the gear ; Getting the crew -- Location and logistics. Managing locations ; Location logistics ; Other location issues -- Image control and camera work. Image basics ; Beyond the basics ; Other camera consideration -- Lighting. Safety and tools ; 3- and 4-point lighting -- Sound recording. Sound tools of the trade ; Recording techniques ; Other sound type stuff -- Composition and coverage. What it look like? ; Vore visual storytelling tools -- Interview prep. Before the interview ; Making them look goo ; Working with subjects -- Conducting interviews. Interview questions ; Interview techniques -- Post-production. Preparing to edit ; Editing issues ; Getting it out there.
Written by an indie filmmaker for indie filmmakers, this guide doesn't just tell you, it shows you how to make your projects better, faster, and cheaper.

Photographer's market.

October 14, 2015
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books.
v. ; 24 cm.
Publisher varies: <2011-2016> North Light Books.

Landscapes for the people : George Alexander Grant, first chief photographer of the National Park Service

October 9, 2015
Davis, Ren, 1951- author.
Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]
xxiv, 254 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 x 27 cm

Digital photography complete course

September 29, 2015
Taylor, David, 1969 April 13- author.
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2015.
360 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Making your first photos -- Focusing -- Using shooting modes -- Getting the right exposure -- Achieving the right contrast -- Using depth of field -- Lenses -- Wide-angle lenses -- Telephoto lenses -- Taking close-up photos -- Conveying movement -- How to compose -- Compose like an expert -- Lessons in color -- The color of light -- Using natural light -- Working with flash -- Working in low light -- Black and white -- Working on a project.
This book helps you to build your photography skills week-by-week. The Digital Photography Complete Course is the perfect one-on-one learning programme for any aspiring photographer. This modular 20-week course guides you through every aspect of digital photography, using a combination of tutorials, step-by-step photo shoots, practical assignments and fun Q&As. Demystify digital photography and build your photography skills with comprehensive guides on everything you need to know, from conveying movement and using natural light, to understanding exposure and mastering composition. This book will help you to understand and use your camera to its full potential so that you don't just take good pictures - you take great ones.

Read this if you want to take great photographs of people

September 22, 2015
Carroll, Henry, author.
London : Laurence King Publishing, 2015.
127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Includes index.
Let's start with you -- Composition -- Context -- The gaze -- Control -- The street -- Black and white or colour -- Psychology of light -- Why, when, what.
"Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People is an inspiring book of conceptual starting points and invaluable technical tips for anyone, novice or professional, who wants to take top-notch pictures of people."--provided by publisher.

Photos for Mac and iOS

August 25, 2015
Snider, Lesa, author.
Beijing : O'Reilly, 2015.
xxiii, 312 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Getting started with photos -- Importing pictures and videos -- Viewing and organizing your images -- Finding pictures -- Slideshows and movies -- Printing your photos -- Sharing and exporting -- Creating custom books, calendars, and cards -- Managing your library.

Dog years : faithful friends, then & now

August 24, 2015
Jones, Amanda (Photographer), photographer.
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, [2015].
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 25 cm
Dog Years is a heartwarming look at the lives and stories of 30 dogs. By presenting portraits of each dog as a puppy and again as an older dog, photographer Amanda Jones reveals the unique spark of personality that lasts a lifetime. These beautiful images of breeds ranging from golden retrievers and Great Danes to pugs and French bulldogs are accompanied by reflections from loved ones on the lives they share with their furry companions. The result is a celebration of each dog and a tribute to the relationships we share with our four-legged friends.

Apparitions : architecture that has disappeared from our cities

July 30, 2015
Hughes, T. John (Thomas John), 1947- author, photographer.
156 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm

The good garden : the landscape architecture of Edmund Hollander Design

July 30, 2015
Raver, Anne, author.
New York, New York : The Monacelli Press, [2015]
302 pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 31 cm
Plantings to complement architecture. Entry areas ; Plantings near the house ; Terraces and seating areas ; Moving through the garden: Gateways, Stairs, Paths ; Plantings around pools -- Plants as architecture. Allées ; Bosques and groves ; Walls and hedges ; Pergolas and fences -- Specialty gardens. Borders ; Butterfly gardens ; Modern gardens ; Productive gardens: Orchards, Potagers and vegetable gardens ; Formal gardens ; Garden rooms ; Seaside gardens ; Shade gardens ; Walled gardens -- Landscapes inspired by nature. Dunefields ; Meadows ; Shorelines ; Woodlands ; Greenswards.
Edmund Hollander, one of New York's most eminent landscape designers, best know for his work in the Hamptons, reveals how plant scan add sensuality, texture, structure, and color to any garden. In this book Hollander provides an insider's glimpse into how his firm creates landscapes that are evocative, memorable, and layered.

iPhoneography PRO : techniques for taking you iPhone photography to the next level

July 27, 2015
Morrissey, Robert, author.
Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, 2015.
122 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

European portrait photography since 1990

July 7, 2015
234 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Catalog of the exhibition "Faces Now : European Portrait Photography Since 1990", held at BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, February 6-May 17, 2015 ; Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, May 30-August 30, 2015 ; Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, September 11, 2015-February 28, 2016.
European portraits : an introduction / Frits Gierstberg -- Catalogue -- Round table discussion : Photography and the renaissance of the portrait / Paul Dujardin -- The face of Europe : regarding European identities / Alicja Gescinska.

Pet photography : from snapshots to great shots

July 1, 2015
Hess, Alan, author.
[San Francisco, California] : Peachpit Press, [2015]
ix, 230 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Ten tips for pet photography -- Photography basics -- The gear -- Working with animals -- Action photos -- Pet portraits -- All creatures great and small -- Working with challenging subjects -- Appendix. Working with rescue organizations.
This book will teach readers everything they need to know about photographing their pets. It offers instruction on basic photographic technique, discussing exposure settings, lighting, equipment, etc. Then the book will dive into working with various types of animals, posing them, capturing action shots, and working with multiple subjects.

Eli Reed : a long walk home

June 16, 2015
Reed, Eli, 1946- photographer.
xii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 28 x34 cm
"Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home presents the first career retrospective of Reed's work. Consisting of over 250 images that span the full range of his subjects and his evolution as a photographer, the photographs are a visual summation of the human condition. They include examples of Reed's early work; a broad selection of images of people from New York to California that constitutes a brilliant collective portrait of the social, cultural, and economic experiences of Americans in our time; images of life and conflict in Africa, the Middle East, Haiti, Central America, England, Spain, South America, and China; portraits of women and Hollywood actors; and self-portraits. Reed's artist statement and an introduction by Paul Theroux, whom Reed met while working in Africa, complete the volume." -- Publisher's description.

Quinn, Edward : celebrity pets on the French Riviera in the 50s and 60s

June 8, 2015
Quinn, Edward, photographer.
160 pages : illustrations ; 35 cm

The memory of time : contemporary photographs from the National Gallery of Art

June 5, 2015
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New York : Thames & Hudson, 2015.
ix, 162 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Exhibition dates May 3-September 13, 2015."

Life, love, beauty

May 26, 2015
Allen, Keegan, 1989-
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2015.
304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
"Keegan Allen is the international breakout star of ABC Family's hit television series, Pretty Little Liars. A gifted photographer and writer--and a dazzling film, television, and stage actor now counting millions of fans across the globe--Keegan Allen brings tremendous talent and energy to his first publishing project. Keegan tells a unique story with his photographs. On one hand, the book is a beautifully candid view into the glamour and timelessness of Hollywood, a mysterious yet wildly alluring place. One the other hand, it is a blissfully unassuming portrait of ordinary life- the unknown young woman gazing dreamily from the balcony of her hotel room, or the old woman who walks the same street every morning in her pink bathrobe, just to stop and talk to a passerby. Through his own stunning photography and captivating prose and poetry, chronicles the author's life growing up just off the Sunset Strip, coming into his own as a young aspiring actor, looking for love and understanding, negotiating the seductions and disappointments of Hollywood, landing a plum role in a hit television series, encountering and embracing his fans, traveling the globe to promote his work, and striving to stay connected to his closest friends and loved ones"-- Provided by publisher.


May 15, 2015
Kardashian, Kim, 1980- author.
New York : Rizzoli, [2015]
445 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 19 cm

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