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Unlock your DSLR Camera
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
I have taken many bad photos by simply pointing and shooting. I didn’t realise that I actually had much more control over my photos. This e-book goes through my journey and each topic in the order that I found it useful. This isn’t a comprehensive photography manual. I cover photography equipment, guidelines, the science behind how your camera takes photos, and then how to get creative with it.
Photography Tips for Beginners: A Complete Photography Guide to Capturing Stunning and Breathtaking Photos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,330. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016 by justhappyforever.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
The book contained the basic information about how to take great photographs. Even you are the beginner to take photographs, you can easily understand the content and will know exactly how to do to have the photographs you like.
The Image of God the Father in Orthodox Theology and Iconography and Other Studies
You set the price! Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book présents eight studies that help the reader to understand icons: The Image of God the Father, Canons on Iconography, The Not-So-Penetrating Look, Death in Orthodox Iconography, Allegorical Personification in Orthodox Iconography, Who Can, Should Paint Icons?, Iconography and St. Gregory Palamas, "Man as the Image of God" in St. Gregory of Nyssa and in Orthodox Iconography.
L'icône dans la tradition orthodoxe
You set the price! Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
L'auteur étudie les grands personnages de l'icône, le vocabulaire qui y est propre ; les événements historiques qui ont défini l'icône; et l'image de Dieu le Père. L'icône, son histoire, son vocabulaire, son langage pictural, sa signification et ses artistes : il s'agit finalement de la sainteté, ce brûlant feu divin qui purifie tous ceux et celles qui se laissent toucher par l'art du Dieu
The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,830. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
A queer Passion is important now because Christianity is being used to justify hate and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Each image is accompanied by insightful commentary, plus a short prayer and scripture. If Jesus came back today, would he be crucified all over again? Would we even recognize him? See for yourself in the gay vision of the Passion.
Drawing for Beginners - Step By Step Guide to Drawing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
A fun book teaching how to draw using familiar items like wizards and horses. Step by step instructions with lots of examples. Learn basic sketching, Pencil illustration, charcoal drawing, pastels, watercolor and airbrush. Let your creative side move forward with this wonderful book teaching the skills to draw.
L'art roman et l'icône : Le dernier art occidental à caractère iconique et d'autres études
You set the price! Words: 55,430. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Le Christ représenté dans les icônes et dans l'art roman expriment, selon l'auteur, un art œcuménique, c'est-à-dire une vision théologique commune peinte dans un langage artistique commun. Au tour de l'an 1000, tous les chrétiens pouvaient lire et comprendre ces images. Cette unité s'est malheureusement perdue pendant le second millénaire de l'histoire chrétienne. D'autres études suivent.
The Sleaze Merchants: Adventures in Exploitation Filmmaking from the ’50s to the ’90s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Now it can be told—here are the true stories of fifteen fearless filmmakers who defied the system…and won! This incredible book documents the real stories of Hollywood's true giants, the pioneers and crazed visionaries, the cinematic sorcerers without any scruples: magnificent men like Sam Katzman, Jim Wynorski, Fred Olen Ray, Jess Franco, and Edward D. Wood, Jr.
Christians and Images: Early Christian Attitudes toward Images
You set the price! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book claims that the Hostility Theory (early Christians had no images since these were idols) is false. It argues that the Christian, artistic tradition is not the result of image-loving, Greek converts flooding into the Church, but is based on a biblical and theological tradition that is favorable to non-idolatrous images. The early Christians expressed their faith in word and image.
And Then The Rain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
It begins here. This book is over 550 pages long! I put all of myself into this. I know this is the goal of the poet, and probably every poet in the world would say this. I do not keep secrets when I write. This is as close to me as a person can get, probably more is contained here about me than you or anyone could get by knowing me personally. In person I am not as open or confident.
Epiphanius of Salamis, Doctor of Iconoclasm? Deconstruction of a Myth
You set the price! Words: 57,460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Was St. Epiphaius of Salamis, Cyprus, 4th century, opposed to all images? Five texts attributed to him say "yes." But are they authentic or are they forgeries? Was he the last witness of a pure Christianity with no images due to a rigorist interpretation of the 2nd Commandment? This book tackles the controversy about these documents and St. Epiphanius's alleged opposition to Christian images.
Épiphane de Salamine, docteur de l'iconoclasme ? Déconstruction d'un mythe
You set the price! Words: 68,500. Language: French. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Cinq textes iconophobes sont attribués à Épiphane évêque de Chypre, IVe s. Sont-ils authentiques ou des faux ? La légitimité de la tradition artistique chrétienne en dépend, en partie. Les iconoclastes, VIIIe s., et les protestants, XVIe s., disaient qu'il était iconophobe comme eux, qu'il rejetaient toute image. Cette étude cherche à prouver que les textes sont soit des faux soit mal interprétés.
Les images chrétiennes : Textes historiques sur les images chrétiennes de Constantin le Grand jusqu'à la période posticonoclaste (313-900)
You set the price! Words: 132,490. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre regroupe des textes chrétiens sur les images de la période 313-900. Certains existent déjà en traduction française, mais dans des publications difficilement accessibles, alors que d'autres n'ont jamais été traduits en français. Il sera utile à tous ceux qui s'intéressent à l'histoire de l'art, à l'iconographie, à l'histoire chrétienne et à d'autres domaines reliés au thème des images.
Heroes of the Icon
You set the price! Words: 60,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book présents three studies related to Orthodox icons: 1) the three decisive moments in history when the understanding of what a Christian image is was hammered out; 2) a lexicon of ten adjectives which describe the various aspects of iconography; and 3) the lives of artists who, by the exercise of their talent, have attained great holiness: the saint iconographers.
How to Learn to Dance in Colombia
Price: Free! Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Thinking of going dancing in Colombia? Why be the foreigner watching dejectedly from the sidelines, when you can be up there shaking your stuff and having fun with the locals? Buy this guide and be ahead of the game.
Romanesque Art and Icons + Other Iconographic Studies
You set the price! Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This collection deals with the general theme of Orthodox icons. It is a series of five essays on this subject and one autobiographical writing about the author's involvement in the Ecumenical Movement: Romanesque images and icons, icons as tools for interpreting the Bible, images of Sophia (Wisdom), icons and the Ecumenical Movement, blessing icons, and an autobiographical note.
The Design Mind
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
The Design Mind is an encompassing look into Deep Design and the human psychology surrounding it. Our modern obsession with making things stems from our ancient past and of figuring things out to solve problems. This is a journey within that history as we look for the origins of design and discover where it places us in the present. We shall discover the seeds of our creative human selves.
A Garden for Life Mary Greig & the Royston Rhododendrons
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
This is the story of Ted and Mary Greig and their Rhododendrons. They began a garden, using local sandstone to build rock walls and seaweed and peat to build up the soil. The Greigs love of the mountains, native plants and gardens led them to meet some extraordinary people. A selection of the large Rhododendrons ended up in Vancouver and Victoria Parks.
Lives & Times Portrait Photography Book For Beating Bowel Cancer
Price: $7.53 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
The book features a collection of photographs of various people, and anecdotal stories about the photos. All proceeds are donated to the Beating Bowel Cancer charity. Includes Katherine Grainger CBE, Sir Steve Redgrave, Gabby Logan, Nadine Dorries, Lorraine Kelly, Christopher Biggins, Gail Porter, Alan Davies, Status Quo, and many others.
Movie Outlaw
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a new collection of essays focusing on more than 70 "underseen" films. These include "lost" films like Johnny Depp's directorial debut, "The Brave"; "Don's Plum", the film that Leo DiCaprio sued to hide from the public; Mauritzio Nichetti's sexy live-action/animated comedy "Volere Volare"; "The Ghastly Love of Johnny X", the last 35mm b&w sf musical!