Photography is the art, science and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film, or electronically by means of an image sensor. Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure. The result in an electronic image sensor is an electrical charge at each pixel, which is electronically processed and stored in a digital image file for subsequent display o ...more

New Releases Tagged "Photography"

Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us
Postdate: Photography and Inherited History in India
Chloë Sevigny
Underwater Babies
Snapshots of Dangerous Women
Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #2)
Just Kids
Men Explain Things to Me
It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War
Glory O'Brien's History of the Future
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
Open Road Summer
The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing
Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered
In the Shadow of Blackbirds
Tragic (Rook and Ronin, #1)
Humans of New York
Fall for Anything
Behind His Lens
I Wrote This For You


  • Buckaroo Boots by Jim Arndt
    Buckaroo Boots
    Release date: Apr 01, 2015
    Clod-kickin’ style for little cowboy feet!

    Here are well-worn vintage boots and contemporary designs to fire the imagination and carry little feet int…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Apr 28 - May 18, 2015
    5 copies available, 69 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Green by Dan Michaels
    Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana
    Release date: May 19, 2015
    Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana is required reading for a new generation of curious and sophisticated pot smokers. Presented in an eye-popping packa…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Apr 19 - May 19, 2015
    5 copies available, 201 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Find Momo Coast to Coast by Andrew  Knapp
    Find Momo Coast to Coast: A Photography Book
    Release date: May 12, 2015
    Momo loves to hide—and you’ll love looking for him! In this follow-up to FIND MOMO, the canine Instagram superstar (and his best buddy, Andrew Knapp)…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: May 01 - Jun 01, 2015
    15 copies available, 247 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera
    The Digital Photography Book (Volume 1)
    On Photography
    The Photographer's Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos
    Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography
    The Digital Photography Book (Volume 2)
    The Americans
    The Moment It Clicks: Photography Secrets from One of the World's Top Shooters
    Humans of New York
    The Camera (Ansel Adams Photography, #1)
    The Digital Photography Book (Volume 3)
    Within the Frame: The Journey of Photographic Vision
    Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting
    Learning to See Creatively: Design, Color and Composition in Photography
    Annie Leibovitz at Work
    Black and White Photography by Henry HorensteinClickologie by Erin SummerillHow to Start a Pet Photography Business by Kyle RichardsColor Photography by Henry HorensteinBeyond Basic Photography by Henry Horenstein
    Photography Reading List
    15 books — 5 voters

    Ideal for Living by Mark JohnsonJoy Division by Paul MorleyTorn Apart by Mick MiddlesSo This is Permanence by Ian  CurtisUnknown Pleasures by Peter Hook
    Joy Division
    31 books — 1 voter
    Tag Along by Tom   RyanTen Things I Hate About Me by Randa Abdel-FattahOver You by Emma McLaughlinThe Way He Lived by Emily Wing SmithIt Had to Be You by Timothy James Beck
    Photo Booth Covers
    20 books — 2 voters

    Eudora Welty
    A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.
    Eudora Welty

    Susan Sontag
    All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.
    Susan Sontag

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    As a book author, screenwriter, photographer, and cinematographer, I have taught classes and lec…more

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    Roots Grow Backwards [excerpt]
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    The Disease
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