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Polaroid Land Photography, Compiled by the Editors of Popular Photography
1 Compiled by the Editors of Popular Photography Polaroid Land Photography
Barnes 1963 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Good Hardcover 
Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn. Endpapers have some discoloration. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. $2.95 price on flap of dust jacket. A very nice copy of this profusely illustrated to the uses and art of Polaroid photography. An excellent reference. Scarce. Barnes Publisher stated on spine of book and dust jacket,along with 1963 date. Part of the book is devoted to chapters by other authors on specialized fields of Polaroid photography, Including Ansel Adams. Also shows exhibition prints, charts, graphs, tables, and complete data section. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Frida Kahlo: Portraits 0f An Icon, Hooks, Margaret; Arquin, Florence; Bloch, Lucienne; Bravo, Lola Alvarez; Cunningham, Imogen; Freund, Gisele; Guzm n, Juan; Henze, Fritz; Kahlo, Antonio; Kahlo, Guillermo; Kolko, Bernice; Matiz, Leo; Munkacsi, Martin; Muray, Nickolas; Packard, Emmy Lou; R
2 Hooks, Margaret; Arquin, Florence; Bloch, Lucienne; Bravo, Lola Alvarez; Cunningham, Imogen; Freund, Gisele; Guzm n, Juan; Henze, Fritz; Kahlo, Antonio; Kahlo, Guillermo; Kolko, Bernice; Matiz, Leo; Munkacsi, Martin; Muray, Nickolas; Packard, Emmy Lou; R Frida Kahlo: Portraits 0f An Icon
Turner 2003-02-02 8475065643 / 9788475065649 Hardcover Collectible: Like New Hardcover 
Unread with flyer about the book laid in. From 1926 until her death in 1954, Mexican painter Frida Kahlo created striking, often shocking, images that reflected her turbulent life. One of four daughters born to a Hungarian-Jewish father and a mother of Spanish and Mexican Indian descent, in the Mexico City suburb of Coyoacn, Kahlo did not originally plan to become an artist. During her convalescence from a bus accident in her late teens, Kahlo began to paint with oils. Her pictures, mostly self-portraits and still-lifes, were deliberately naive, filled with the bright colors and flattened forms of the Mexican folk art she loved. At 21, Kahlo fell in love with the Mexican muralist Diego Rivera; their stormy, passionate relationship survived infidelities, the pressures of Rivera's career, a divorce and remarriage, and Kahlo's poor health. The couple traveled to the United States and France, where Kahlo met luminaries from the worlds of art and politics. She had her first solo exhibition at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York City in 1938 and enjoyed considerable success during the 40s, but her reputation soared posthumously, beginning in the 80s with the publication of numerous books about her work by feminist art historians and others. In the last two decades an explosion of Kahlo-inspired films, plays, calendars, and jewelry has transformed the artist into a veritable cult figure. Portraits of an Icon is not another book featuring Kahlo's beloved, tortured self-portraits. Rather, it offers another kind of portrait of the artist, a means of seeing her through the eyes of those who surrounded her: modern masters of the camera such as Edward Weston, Imogen Cunningham, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, and Martin Munkacsi; leading photojournalists such as Giselle Freund, Bernard Silberstein, and Fritz Henle; and Kahlo's relatives, lovers, and friends, among them Guillermo Kahlo, Nicolas Muray, and Lola Alvarez Bravo. The images span Kahlo's life, beginning with a photograph of a self-possessed chubby four-year-old, her fists full of wilting roses, and ending with the image of an emaciated, wasted figure laying on her deathbed, dressed in pre-Columbian finery. They follow the artist's trajectory from precocious child to famous artist, bringing into focus the painter, the paintings, the patient, the wife, the daughter, the lover, the friend. They permit a look into her bedroom, a seat at her table, a visit to her hospital room, a stroll through her garden, a view into her collections, and some play with her pets. While many of these images provide us with a unique opportunity to glimpse the woman behind the facade, others, though less revealing, are equally fascinating in allowing us to view one of the most intriguing of the artist's creations--the construction of a self-image as carefully crafted and conceived as any of her works of art. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Byepaths of colour photography,, Reg, O
3 Reg, O Byepaths of colour photography,
P. Lund, Humphries & Co., Ltd 1924-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Edge wear. Paper label on spine is partially removed. Endpapers discolored. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The author deals principally with the one exposure, multiple reflector type of color cameras. The subject matter is controversial in tone and appears somewhat biased. The later part of the book treats with the adjustment of plates and filters, exposures, the making of transparencies, etc. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Revealing Character Texas Tintypes Kendrick Signed 1st [Hardcover], Robb Kendrick
4 Robb Kendrick Revealing Character Texas Tintypes Kendrick Signed 1st [Hardcover]
Bright Sky Press 2005-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New Like New Hardcover 4to-over 91/2"-12" Signed by Author
Signed by Author Robb Kendrick, First Edition with full number line. Black Cloth Hardcover with pastedown photo and Dust Jacket, 196 pages.The cowboy of the 19th century gave Texas its character. In the minds of many, the Texas Cowboy is now only myth or legend, but this book manifests what is known in the souls of Texans everywhere: the cowboy remains. It uses the historical ferrotype method of photography and allows each cowboy or cattlewoman to speak in Field Notes. National Geographic photographer who has a feature article in Dec 2007 National Geographic issue. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Click!: The No Nonsense Guide to Digital Cameras, Ron White
5 Ron White Click!: The No Nonsense Guide to Digital Cameras
McGraw-Hill/OsborneMedia 2003-02-28 0072227400 / 9780072227406 Paperback Used: Like New Paperback 
Like new. Appears unread. An introductory handbook for new digital camera users provides helpful tips on how to select the right camera, how to master various photographic techniques--from composing a picture to lighting and exposure--how to scan and organize photographs, and the basics of editing images and sharing images online or in print. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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