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The Landscape Photography Book

Scott Kelby - Rocky Nook
Format: Paperback

In The Landscape Photography Book, professional photographer and bestselling author Scott Kelby teaches you how to shoot and edit jaw-dropping landscape photographs. Scott covers all you need to know, as he discusses everything from his go-to essential gear to camera settings to the photographic...
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Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyonc Knowles-Carter

Veronica Chambers - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

From the editor of the bestselling anthology The Meaning of Michelle, a celebration of one of the greatest stars of our timeThe Ultimate Beyonce Collectible Beyonc. Her name conjures more than music, it has come to be synonymous with beauty, glamour, power, creativity, love, and romance....
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Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair

DAISY GOODWIN - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

More than 16 million viewers watched the first season of the Masterpiece presentation of Victoria, created and written by Daisy Goodwin -- the highest-rated PBS drama in twenty years, second only to Downton Abbey. But what happened after the Queen married her handsome prince?...
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The Art of Looking: How to Read Modern and Contemporary Art

Lance Esplund - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

A veteran art critic helps us make sense of modern and contemporary art A hand-signed porcelain urinal. An abstract drip painting. A silent 700 hour performance. Art has changed since the days of Giotto, Michelangelo, and even Picasso--and many of us are perplexed. Do modern and contemporary...
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Hunting & Fishing the Chesapeake: Unforgettable Tales of Wing and Water

C L Marshall - The History Press
Format: eBook

Fish and fowl make their way to the Chesapeake Bay with the changing seasons, and sportsmen yearn for the hunt. Whether on the wing or water, stories of the chase are integral to life on the Eastern Shore. Thousands of fishermen turn out for the annual White Marlin Open, but not every boat...
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Being John Lennon: A Restless Life

Ray Connolly - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

An intimate yet unsparing biography of one of the greatest and most mythologized musicians of the twentieth century.What was it like to be John Lennon? What was it like to be the castoff child, the clown at school, and the middle-class suburban boy who pretended to be a working-class hero?...
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Wouldn't It Be Nice: Brian Wilson and the Making of the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds

Charles L. Granata - Chicago Review Press
Format: eBook

When he first started working on Pet Sounds, Brian Wilson said that he was going to write "the greatest rock album ever made. " That album, released in 1966, fifty years ago, changed the face of popular music. From conception and composition to arrangement and production, Pet Sounds...
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Great War fashion tales from the history wardrobe

L J Adlington - The History Press
Format: eBook

The story of World War Iwomen as told through their changing wardrobes, from silk stockings to factory wearWe often talk of "stepping into someone else's shoes. " Walking back in time a century ago, which shoes would they be A pair of silk sensations costing thousands of pounds...
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About Sketching: The Art and Practice of Capturing the Moment

Jasper Salwey - Dover Publications
Format: Kindle Edition

Written as a sketching artists companion, this guide by a noted author of art instruction manuals attests to the value of sketching as a distinct art form rather than merely a vehicle to achieve more polished works. Artist and author Jasper Salwey details advantages of many drawing media,...
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