Books tagged: alpine

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How to Photograph Alpine Ski Racing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
This book is focused specifically on capturing stunning images of alpine (downhill) ski racers on the slalom and gs courses. Amateur photographers can see what kinds of photographs are possible and learn how to get them. Many photographs of actual ski races are used throughout to illustrate the many helpful tips. This guide will help you get dramatic action shots of your friends and family!
The Gray King
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Gray King had been sleeping a deep, long and dreamless slumber. A long time had passed since he had roamed the earth and a lot had changed since the last time he had opened his eyes. This is a short story set in a mystic fantasy world. Or is it?
The Only Genuine Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Two climbers. One victor. In the visionary climbing community of late 19th century Britain, two rivals clash on and off the crags. No mountain is too hard to climb--no price too high to pay.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps
Price: Free! Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm