The Photography Book
When The Photography Book was first published in 1997 it was universally acclaimed as the most fundamental reference book ever on its subject. This new mini edition has all the visual energy and compelling insights of the original, but in a light and easily portable format, making it ideal both for dipping into and for using as a serious sourcebook. 500 superb images represent the world's best photographers and encompass every sort of photography, from pictures of famous events such as the Royal Wedding and the first landing on the moon, to familiar shots by masters of photography like Bill Brandt and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Fashion, sport, natural history, reportage and society portraiture are all represented, as are social documentary and art. Exploring the work of a plethora of prime photographers, ranging from William Henry Fox Talbot to David Bailey and Diane Arbus, The Photography Book spans the whole history of photography. Arranged alphabetically according to each photographer's name, each full-page image is accompanied by an illuminating text that elucidates their work, and by extensive cross-references to others working in the same field or style. Glossaries of technical terms and movements, as well as a directory of museums and galleries, are included in the back of the book to provide a fully comprehensive and self-contained volume.
The Rough Guide to Digital Photography
"The Rough Guide to Digital Photography" tells you everything you need to know to maximise the quality and impact of your pictures offline, online and from a mobile phone. With tips on composition and technique, editing quick fixes, and cool things to do with photos, this essential handbook is the ultimate digital photography book for a truly digital era. Helping make sense of the mass of online options in an ever-changing digital age the book covers everything, from photo sharing and street photography to hosting and creating blogs, to mash-ups and slideshows. Taking a practical look at the many image tools available, it will show you how to learn the rules of composition, and then how to break them, plus how to harness the power of the digital darkroom, and how to create images that will impress your friends. Whether you're new to photography, want to get the best out of your cameraphone, or are a dedicated amateur with an SLR, "The Rough Guide to Digital Photography" will help you make the most of your pictures offline, online and on the move. Make the most of your camera with "The Rough Guide to Digital Photography".
Banksy. You are an Acceptable Level of Threat
Banksy is the closest thing we have to Che Guevara. Except, as far as we know, he's never flunked medical school, shot anyone or attempted to foment revolution in the Congo. You will find, gathered lovingly together, in this book a stunning collection of photography that covers the past 10 years . If that isn't enough there are some words too.
David Hockney (b. 1937) has always been closely associated with Pop Art and California, where he has lived for much of his life. This major study of his work, published to accompany the exhibition showing at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, redefines him as an important painter of the English countryside, presenting his recent landscapes for the first time. In an attempt to renew contemporary art, Hockney has returned to painting in the open air, observing with honesty and intensity the scenery of his childhood in East Yorkshire. Marco Livingstone explores this bold departure in the context of Hockney's sixty-year career, while other contributors address the artists place in the landscape tradition, his recent video works and their relationship to English landscape film-making, and his ongoing use of new technologies. Illustrated with paintings, iPad drawings and video stills, many of which have never been seen before, this landmark publication confirms David Hockney as one of the greatest artists of his generation.
Vogue on Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren's designs vividly embody the American Dream and he has risen to become his country's foremost fashion designer. His visionary ability has created a multi-billion-dollar brand, still very successful almost 50 years on. His genius lies in his innate skill for interpreting key cultural elements of Americana - whether Folk Art, or the world of polo-playing Hamptons' socialites, or Navajo motifs - and encapsulating them in appealing garments. Also a natural fit with Hollywood, he designed costumes for film classics such as The Great Gatsby and Annie Hall. Celebrated in Vogue by leading photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, Bruce Weberand Mario Testino, Lauren's clothes have appeared on countless covers, on everyone from Cher to a young Gwyneth Paltrow. From his ubiquitous Polo Ralph Lauren shirts with their much-imitated equestrian logo to his American country-club take on upperclass Englishness, his skill in making aspiration accessible is second to none. Vogue, the international fashion bible, has charted the careers of designers through the decades. Its unique archive of photographs, taken by the leading photographers of the day from Cecil Beaton to Mario Testino, and original illustrations, together with its stable of highly respected fashion writers, make Vogue the most authoritative and prestigious source of reference on fashion. With a circulation of over 160,000 and a readership of over 1,400,000, no brand is better positioned to present a library on the great fashion designers of the modern age.
Fifty Fashion Looks That Changed the 1980s
The Design Museum and fashion guru Paula Reed present Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1980s. The most exciting, influential and definitive looks of one of the most significant decades in fashion! The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, enterain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and carchitecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance. This beautiful reference work showcases 50 iconic outfits from one of fashion's most influential and exciting decades. Featured designers and style icons will include Katherine Hamnett, Manolo Blahnik, Annie Lennox, Princess Diana (pre-divorce), Bodymap, John Galliano, Hugo Boss, Giorgio Armani, Prada, Donna Karan, Madonna, Joseph, Bruce Oldfield, Jasper Conran, Thierry Mugler, Claude Montana and Azzedine Alaia. With Paula Reed's lively and informative text and a wealth of fabulous photography, it is vital reading for design students, collectors of vintage and everyone who truly loves fashion.
Vintage Fashion & Couture
"I thought I knew almost everything about the history of fashion until I met Kerry Taylor. The inside-out knowledge she has of garments will inspire both students and designers to look at fashion with fresh eyes." - Sarah Mower, US Vogue "This beautiful book by Kerry Taylor - the go-to woman for vintage and antique couture - is a treat for collectors and fashion lovers alike." - The Wall Street Journal "Whatever my question about vintage, Kerry Taylor has the answer. Her expertise, knowledge and historical anecdotes have raised the level of interest in this subject hugely." -Lisa Armstrong, Daily Telegraph Named one of Glamour Magazine's "Must-Read Style Books"! Profiled by Vogue and The New York Times and courted by style icons with wardrobes to sell and top designers in search of inspiration, Kerry Taylor is one of the world's leading experts on vintage fashion and couture. In this lavishly illustrated book, Kerry tells the story of a century of fashion through the work of its key design talents and the memorable women who have worn their creations. All the fashion stars are here from Poiret to McQueen via Lanvin, Chanel, Schiaparelli, Madame Gres, Dior, Balenciaga, Mary Quant, Ossie Clark, Vivienne Westwood, Alaia, and Margiela. For each designer Kerry explores their career through a dazzling range of clothes and accessories, explaining what makes each item so desirable to the collector or wearer of vintage fashion. Each chapter includes at least one 'style icon' whose relationship with fashion has had a lasting impact, including Baba D'Erlanger, Lauren Bacall, Grace Kelly, Catherine Deneuve, Paloma Picasso and Kate Moss. Illustrated with a mix of gorgeous fashion photography plus images from Kerry's own astonishing archive, this book is set to become an invaluable guide for collectors of vintage (whatever their budget) and all those who love fashion. Contents includes...Foreword by Hubert de Givenchy Prologue by Christopher Kane 1900s Paul Poiret Lucile Mariano Fortuny 1920s Jean Patou Jeanne Lavin Chanel in the Twenties 1930s Elsa Schiaparelli Style Icon Wallis Simpson Madeleine Vionnet - The Architect of Couture 1940s The effects of War on Fashion in Europe American Fashion in the Forties Christian Dior - The Saviour of French Haute Couture 1950s Pierre Balmain Cristobal Balenciaga - The Master Style Icon Grace Kelly 1960s Mary Quant Hubert de Givenchy Style Icon Audrey Hepburn 1970s Yves Saint Laurent in the Seventies Zandra Rhodes Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren 1980s Italian Masters Azzedine Alaia John Galliano 1990s The New Romantics Thierry Mugler Style Icon Kate Moss 2000s Later McQueen Style Icon Daphne Guinness Collecting Vintage Taking Care of your Collection . .And so much more!
Crazy Sexy Diet: Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It!
The author of the best-selling "Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips "and "Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor "takes on the crazy sexy subject of what and how we eat, drink, and think. Crazysexydiet.com On the heels of Kris Carr's best-selling cancer survival guidebooks and her acclaimed TLC documentary comes her new journey into a realm vital to "anyone's" health. Infused with her signature sass, wit and advice-from-the-trenches style, "Crazy Sexy Diet" is a beautifully illustrated resource that puts you on the fast track to vibrant health, happiness and a great ass Along with help from her posse of experts, Carr lays out the fundamentals of her Crazy Sexy Diet: a low-glycemic, vegetarian program that emphasizes balancing the pH of the body with lush whole and raw foods, nourishing organic green drinks, and scrumptious smoothies. Plus, she shares the steps of her own twenty-one-day cleanse, and simple but delectable sample recipes. In ten chapters with titles such as, "pHabulous," "Coffee, Cupcakes and Cocktails," "Make Juice Not War," and "God-Pod Glow," Carr empowers readers to move from a state of constant bodily damage control to one of renewal and repair. In addition to debunking common diet myths and sharing vital tips on detoxifying our bodies and psyches-advice that draws both on her personal experience as a cancer survivor and that of experts-she provides helpful hints on natural personal care, how to stretch a dollar, navigate the grocery store, eating well on the run, and working through the inevitable pangs and cravings for your old not-so-healthy life. "Crazy Sexy Diet" is a must for anyone who seeks to be a confident and sexy wellness warrior. Including contributions by: Dean Ornish, M.D. - author and founder and president of the Preventive Medicine Research InstituteNeal Barnard, M.D. - author, founder of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), author of "Food for Life"Kathy Freston - author of "Quantum Wellness" and health advocate Alejandro Junger, M.D.
Raw Food Detox: Over 100 Recipes for Better Health, Weight Loss, and Increased Vitality
Now you can cleanse your system of toxins and reap the healthbenefits of a raw foodist s expertise with minimal time andeffort and without breaking the bank From Ulrika Davidsson, an advocate of green living and healthy eating and one of Sweden sbestselling cookbook authors, comes this tempting collection ofraw dishes, many of them vegan, all of which can easily be preparedat home. No diet on earth is more nourishing than a raw diet, and no otherway of eating keeps you looking and feeling healthier your wholelife long. As a working mother of two, Davidsson knows the valueof time and the vital importance of eating well for increased energylevels. In addition to sharing some of the tastiest, quickest, andhealthiest recipes around, Davidsson details what and what not toeat and explains the nutritional science behind raw food and thedetox diet so that you can live healthier and tailor your own diet tomeet your nutritional needs. In this beautifully photographed collection, you ll learn to preparenutritionally rich raw breakfasts, snacks, soups, smoothies, juices, and desserts using ingredients like coconut, avocado, watermelon, nuts, beans, radishes, and even cheeses. Whether or not you reready to go raw, Raw Food Detox will introduce you to raw dishesthat are nutritious, palate-pleasing, and destined to become newfavorites for you and your family
Miniature Food Masterclass: Materials and Techniques for Model-makers
This exciting new book from Angie Scarr presents a voyage of discovery and inspiration for all miniaturists to delve into. Here, Angie shares the secrets of her amazingly intricate work in polymer clay and invites us to join in with her passion for miniature ingredients. The projects are more adventurous than ever before with raw eggs, gravy, iced cakes and even sushi created with extraordinary attention to detail. Packed full of ideas and extensive information on techniques, tools and materials, this book is illustrated with easy-to-follow, step-by-step pictures throughout. Find out how to create liquid and translucent effects, glazes, moulding and veining all to mouth-watering effect.
The Art of Raw Food: Delicious, Simple Dishes for Healthy Living
Raw food is for everyone, say the authors of one of Denmark's best-selling cookbooks, and they make a compelling case for that claim. Equally at home on the coffee table or in the kitchen, "The Art of Raw Food "features gorgeous four-color photography and delicious yet simple raw food recipes as well as a background on the benefits of a raw food diet. Jens Casupei and Vibeke Kaupert, raw food enthusiasts with a flair for style as well as a passion for healthy living, introduce readers to the good (raw food), the bad (processed food), and the ugly (how processed food can make you feel). Sixty pages of information on health and diet are followed by 260 pages of mouth-watering recipes. In 140 recipes, the authors cover breakfast (Delicious Buckwheat Porridge); shakes and smoothies (Orange and Blackcurrant Shake); soups (Light and Fluffy Pepper Bisque); main dishes (Chili Sin Carne); soups, dips, and pates (Olive Tapenade); desserts (Pineapple Carpaccio with Berry Coulis); snacks (Quetzalcoatl Chocolate); and sauces and dressings (Sunflower and Beetroot Sauce). A terrific introduction to the world of raw foods for any newcomer, "Raw Food "offers plenty of diverse and unique recipes for every occasion. "The Art of Raw Food" official website: http: //theartofrawfood.com/
It's All Good: Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great
Gwyneth Paltrow, Academy-Award winning actress and bestselling cookbook author, returns with recipes for the foods she eats when she wants to lose weight, look good, and feel more energetic. Last spring, after a particularly grueling schedule and lapse of overindulgence, Gwyneth Paltrow was feeling fatigued and faint. A visit to her doctor revealed that she was anemic, vitamin D deficient, and that her stress levels were sky high. He prescribed an elimination diet to clear out her system and help her body heal. But this meant no coffee, no alcohol, no dairy, no eggs, no sugar, no shellfish, no deep-water fish, no wheat, no meat, no soy, nothing processed at all An avid foodie, Paltrow was concerned that so many restrictions would make mealtime boring, so, together with Julia Turshen, she compiled a collection of 185 delicious, easy recipes that followed her doctor's guidelines. And it worked After changing her diet, Paltrow healed totally, felt more energetic and looked great. Now, in IT'S ALL GOOD, she shares the go-to dishes that have become the baseline for the restorative diet she turns to whenever she feels she needs it. Recipes include: Huevos Rancheros, Hummus Tartine with Scallion-Mint Pesto, Salmon Burgers with Pickled Ginger, even Power Brownies, Banana "Ice Cream," and more
Secrets of Stylists (Paperback)
In this unprecedented insider's guide, fashion industry veteran Sasha Charnin Morrison opens her little black book of celebrity stylists and shares their top secrets on creating unforgettable looks, landing a choice job, and working with the pros. Interviews with key players reveal the ins and outs of the glamorous (and often gritty) world of styling, while hundreds of glossy photos illustrate good (and bad) looks. Full of real-life advice, this guide profiles famous image transformations undertaken by stars like Nicole Richie and Katie Holmes, outlines the essentials every stylist must have on hand (double-sided tape, cutlets,...
Lady Gaga Style Bible
LADY GAGA STYLE BIBLE is a rich, tantalizing, and fascinating guide dedicated to all aspects of Lady Gaga''s uncompromising, spellbinding and extraordinary visual artistry. The book is a vibrant photographic fantasy storybook: it is part fashion show pictorial, part retrospective homage--a complete guide to Monster Fashion, literally categorized from A to Z, which eminently illustrates why she has become a superstar, icon and hero beloved by millions of fans worldwide. LADY GAGA STYLE BIBLE is an exceptional publication timed perfectly to capture a star at the ascendency of her career and at the forefront of an artistic revolution.
Live It, Love It, Earn It
Money coach Olszewski offers a savvy, inspirational guide to help women achieve financial and personal success. Live It, Love It, Earn It includes true stories of ordinary women who have overcome tough financial challenges.