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South Africa Landscapes (Hardcover, New ed): South Africa Landscapes (Hardcover, New ed)
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R290 R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Save R62 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Situated at the tip of an ancient and intriguing continent, South Africa is a land of many contrasts and infinite natural beauty. This new and lavishly illustrated edition of South Africa Landscapes captures in 150 full-colour photographs the sweeping vistas, superb wildlife and breathtaking scenery that makes this country unique.

From the mountains, winelands and beaches of Cape Town in the south to the famous wildlife sanctuary of the Kruger National Park in the north; from the craggy Cederberg and the celebrated wildflower displays of Namaqualand to the mountainous desert of the Richtersveld and the aloe-studded Little Karoo; from the pristine dunes along the KwaZulu-Natal coast and the awe-inspiring Drakensberg, South Africa Landscapes vividly portrays the vibrancy and the splendour of this fascinating land.

Hashtag Authentic - Finding creativity and building a community on Instagram and beyond (Hardcover): Sara Tasker Hashtag Authentic - Finding creativity and building a community on Instagram and beyond (Hardcover)
Sara Tasker 1
R499 R365 Discovery Miles 3 650 Save R134 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In Hashtag Authentic, social media guru Sara Tasker provides tips, advice and guidance on how to turn your personal Instagram account into a profitable creative outlet. Since setting up her Instagram account (me_and_orla) while on maternity leave in 2013, Sara has become a celebrated influencer and iPhoneographer, and through her calm, atmospheric and authentic style has garnered legions of followers. Here, Sara presents the lessons she has learned along the way. Sara's nurturing voice and enchanting photography provide guidance on: Storytelling, with tips on finding your own visual style and personal niche. Making pictures, including composing for Instagram, finding the best light and getting the most out of your camera phone. Archiving your life, with tips organized by themes like Craft & Making, Family & Pets and Food & Ingredients. Sharing your world, detailing the keys to Instagram success and beyond. Hashtag Authentic is both an inspiring manual and an interactive tool for finding an online voice, growing a tribe and becoming an influencer.

Women by women - 50 years of women's photography in South Africa (Hardcover): Robin Comley, George Hallett, Neo Ntsoma Women by women - 50 years of women's photography in South Africa (Hardcover)
Robin Comley, George Hallett, Neo Ntsoma
R83 R66 Discovery Miles 660 Save R17 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

As the struggle against apartheid gained momentum in the seventies and eighties, women photographers recorded the drama unfolding across the land. More recently, women have begun exploring a different aesthetic and developing a wide range of photographic practices in the worlds of fashion, journalism, documentary, and advertising. Seventy-five photographers and almost 400 images are included.

"Robin Comley" has worked as a journalist and editor and is photographic editor of "A Century of Sundays," a retrospective on 100 years of the "Sunday Times" newspaper. "George Hallett" is a Cape Town-based photographer who has exhibited internationally. In 1995, he won a Golden Eye in the World Press Photo Award for his essay on President Mandela during the 1994 election campaign. "Neo Ntsoma" has won many prestigious awards including the CNN African Journalist Award (Photography), of which she was the first woman recipient. Her work has been published in international publications and her photo-project, South African Youth ID--Kwaito Culture' appeared in "Moving in Time," an anthology of work from fifty South African photographers in celebration of ten years of democracy.

Comet - Photographs from the Rosetta Space Probe (Hardcover): Jean-Pierre Bibring, Hanns Zischler Comet - Photographs from the Rosetta Space Probe (Hardcover)
Jean-Pierre Bibring, Hanns Zischler
R1,437 R1,052 Discovery Miles 10 520 Save R385 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Comet presents the amazing story of the Rosetta space probe and its interstellar voyage to the comet Tchoury. Its mission - to find clues to the origins of our solar system and the emergence of life on Earth. Following a ten-year voyage and a journey spanning millions of kilometres through our Solar System, the Rosetta entered the comet's orbit. Its lander, Philae - a miniature science laboratory - landed directly on Tchoury's surface and was able to take the photographs presented here. This triumph of scientific endeavour brought back a raft of incredible new photographs, the best of which are featured here. The book is built around the various phases in Rosetta's journey: leaving Earth, breaching its atmosphere and watching the lights of home recede; skirting the Moon and coming close to Mars; plunging into the cosmos' starry void and approaching the comet; and, finally, landing on Tchoury. The photographs are accompanied by a text that reflects on the objectives of the mission and the accomplishment of such a technological feat for humanity. Detailed captions provide the reader with accessible scientific information, enabling them to get to the heart of the subject.

Barbican Centre (Paperback): Harry Cory-Wright Barbican Centre (Paperback)
Harry Cory-Wright
R364 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R76 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Barbican Centre in the City of London is the largest multi-disciplinary arts centre in Europe. Designed by Chamberlin, Powell & Bon as part of the Barbican Estate and to provide homes for both the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Shakespeare Company, the building is internationally renowned not only as an example of radical, visionary architecture in the Modernist tradition, but also for its outstanding programme of more than 2,000 cultural events each year: plays, concerts, films, exhibitions and more. A new title in the Pocket Photo Books series of immersive visual guides to the experience of place, this compact album of more than one hundred photographs by Harry Cory Wright presents the dramatic spaces, rich textures and carefully selected materials of the Barbican Centre in all their detail. From the flowing, multi-level space of the foyer and the calm wooden-panelled concert hall to the surprising intimacy of the theatre and the soaring jungle of the conservatory, the Barbican Centre offers the visitor an extraordinary variety of experiences within a single building. This book captures their full range, providing exceptional insights into one of the most significant and exciting modern buildings in Britain and a thriving cultural hub in the heart of London.

Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus - Modern Photography Explained (Paperback): Jackie Higgins Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus - Modern Photography Explained (Paperback)
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R304 Discovery Miles 3 040 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Why take a self-portrait but obscure your face with a lightbulb (Lee Friedlander, Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts (1968)? Or deliberately underexpose an image (Vera Lutter, Battersea Power Station, XI: July 13 , 2004)? And why photograph a ceiling (William Eggleston, Red Ceiling , 1973)? In Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus , Jackie Higgins offers a lively, informed defence of modern photography. Choosing 100 key photographs - with particular emphasis on the last twenty years - she examines what inspired each photographer in the first place, and traces how the piece was executed. In doing so, she brings to light the layers of meaning and artifice behind these singular works, some of which were initially dismissed out of hand for being blurred, overexposed or 'badly' composed. The often controversial works discussed in this book play with our expectations of a photograph, our ingrained tendency to believe that it is telling us the unadorned truth. Jackie Higgins's book proves once and for all that there's much more to the art of photography than just pointing and clicking.

N/a'an Ku Se - Conservation Through Innovation (Hardcover): Louis Botha N/a'an Ku Se - Conservation Through Innovation (Hardcover)
Louis Botha
R690 R634 Discovery Miles 6 340 Save R56 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Louis, a self trained photorapher , grew up on a smallholding north east of Pretoria in South Africa. Louis qualified in the field of commerce and followed a corporate career in a large financial services organisation . At the age of 40, Louis started to take photography, his hobby for many years, more seriously.

He enrolled for varies courses and did a lot of self studying on the subject. Louis discovered the value of photography as a medium to communicate without words and how to paint stories with light. He became passionate about photographing remote landscapes, places and ordinary people. Over the last 20 years, Louis has participated in several solo and group exhibitions. He exhibits permanently in Price Albert, his hometown, and shares his passion for photography with others during workshops .

Styling for Instagram (Paperback): Leela Cyd Styling for Instagram (Paperback)
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R440 R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Save R151 (34%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa - Shades of Empire (Paperback): Lorena Rizzo Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa - Shades of Empire (Paperback)
Lorena Rizzo
R350 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R72 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa is a rich and in-depth study of the relationship between photography and colonial history at the turn of the 20th century. Lorena Rizzo highlights the ways in which photographic images cut across conventional institutional boundaries and complicates rigid distinctions between the private and the public, the political and the aesthetic, the colonial and the vernacular, and the subject and the object. Rizzo argues that rather than understanding photographs primarily as a means of preserving and recreating the past in the present, we can also value them for how they evoke at once the need for and the limits of historical reconstruction. The work is rich in detail. Readers will encounter photographs that range from prison albums from late 19th century Cape Town; police photographs from German Southwest Africa (Namibia) in the early 20th century; studio portraits commissioned by African women and men who applied for identity documents, travel permits and passports in the 1920s and 1930s; South African dompas photographs from the 1950s and 1960s; to African women collections assembled in the locations of Windhoek and Usakos in central Namibia, and aerial photography in the Eastern Cape in the mid-20th century. It is an important contribution to the area of photography and history. It will enhance further study into constructions of whiteness and blackness and the different modes in which the imperial project operated across borders.

The Official Raspberry Pi Camera Guide 2020 - For Camera Module & High Quality Camera (Paperback): The Official Raspberry Pi Camera Guide 2020 - For Camera Module & High Quality Camera (Paperback)
R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Vision & Justice: Aperture 223 - Vision & Justice (Paperback): Sarah Lewis Vision & Justice: Aperture 223 - Vision & Justice (Paperback)
Sarah Lewis
R437 R358 Discovery Miles 3 580 Save R79 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Aperture 235 (Paperback): Michael Famighetti Aperture 235 (Paperback)
Michael Famighetti
R590 R463 Discovery Miles 4 630 Save R127 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Photographer's Cookbook (Hardcover): The Photographer's Cookbook (Hardcover)
R560 R433 Discovery Miles 4 330 Save R127 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Tir a'Mhurain - The Outer Hebrides of Scotland (Hardcover): Paul Strand Tir a'Mhurain - The Outer Hebrides of Scotland (Hardcover)
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R746 R549 Discovery Miles 5 490 Save R197 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Tir a'Mhurain is a collection of photographs that reflects the impressions gathered by Paul Strand and his wife Hazel during their 3-month visit to the Hebrides in 1945. Juxtaposing people and landscape, Strand's beautifully sequenced photographs depict the perfect complicity he saw between nature and habitation in their wild terrain. Whether it is a view of the rocks and the sea or a grinning shepherd boy; scuddling clouds hanging over seaside house or the wrinkled face of an old lady framed by a knitted shawl, Strand's images transcend the ephemeral. This extended portrait captures the essence and complexity of a singular place. This is a true masterpiece of photography.

Isms: Understanding Photography (Paperback): Emma Lewis Isms: Understanding Photography (Paperback)
Emma Lewis
R408 Discovery Miles 4 080 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Isms: Understanding Photography packs an enormous amount of detail into a handy, attractive guide tracing the evolution of photography through a series of interconnected trends, groups, themes and movements - from the invention of the photographic process to the post-internet age. Organised chronologically, this is a uniquely international, comprehensive guide to photography with concise, readable and jargon-free but scholarly insight into major photographers, movements and themes of the past 170 years. In an age where photography is of more resonance and interest than ever before, Isms: Understanding Photography offers an in-depth and clear exposition of photography for the interested general reader or student.

Larrikin Americana (Hardcover): Larrikin Americana (Hardcover)
R2,007 R1,522 Discovery Miles 15 220 Save R485 (24%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Marilyn: Collectible Magnets and Mini Posters (Paperback): Michelle Morgan Marilyn: Collectible Magnets and Mini Posters (Paperback)
Michelle Morgan
R233 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R44 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Bring the glamour of Marilyn Monroe to your home with this keepsake magnetic photo album and mini posters book featuring iconic photography of the Hollywood legend. Kit includes: 5 magnets Set of twenty 2-1/2 x 3" posters Magnets and posters all feature gorgeous full-colour and black-and-white images of Marilyn shot by photographers Milton H. Greene, Sam Shaw, and Bernard of Hollywood Keepsake magnetic closure box album for the posters and magnets, with magnets housed in individual display sleeves

Man Ray (Paperback): Man Ray (Paperback)
R308 R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Save R63 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Man Ray is one of seven new titles being published this spring in Thames & Hudson's acclaimed `Photofile' series. Each book brings together the best work of the world's greatest photographers in an attractive format and at an easily affordable price. Handsome and collectable, the books are printed to the highest standards. Each one contains some sixty full-page reproductions printed in superb duotone, together with a critical introduction and a full bibliography.

A Life to Remember (Paperback, New edition): William MacQuitty A Life to Remember (Paperback, New edition)
William MacQuitty
R434 Discovery Miles 4 340 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Magnolia Code (Paperback): Joan Brooks Baker The Magnolia Code (Paperback)
Joan Brooks Baker
R651 R514 Discovery Miles 5 140 Save R137 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Joan Brooks Baker grew up privileged in the New York City of post-World War II America. The Yankee daughter of transplanted, dyed-in-the-wool Southerners soon confronted an unwritten code of conduct - the Magnolia Code - that paralyzed her mother and threatened to do the same to her. In this embellished memoir, Baker shares how she navigated her bifurcated world, defying the code and finding role models in rebellious women including her Aunt Billie, who challenged her to be herself regardless of the consequences. Baker examines relationships with her primary and extended families, ultimately discovering that her work as a photographer taught her much about who she is and where she belongs. The author's unselfconscious, humorous narrative will strike a chord for those who struggle in a world full of paradox.

Victory 1945 in Photographs (Hardcover): Mirrorpix Victory 1945 in Photographs (Hardcover)
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R376 R310 Discovery Miles 3 100 Save R66 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The end of the Second World War - after six years of horror - was met with a frenzy of celebration and euphoria. But in that end was a beginning; a chance to rebuild Britain and its people, and to shape it into the country we know today. With over 100 images from Mirrorpix, one of the world's biggest photo libraries, Victory 1945 takes a step back in time to the end of the war, alongside the people who experienced it.

Lens of War - Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War (Hardcover): J. Matthew Gallman, Gary W. Gallagher Lens of War - Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War (Hardcover)
J. Matthew Gallman, Gary W. Gallagher
R813 R646 Discovery Miles 6 460 Save R167 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Lens of War grew out of an invitation to leading historians of the Civil War to select and reflect upon a single photograph. Each could choose any image and interpret it in personal and scholarly terms. The result is a remarkable set of essays by twenty-seven scholars whose numerous volumes on the Civil War have explored military, cultural, political, African American, women's, and environmental history. The essays describe a wide array of photographs and present an eclectic approach to the assignment, organized by topic: Leaders, Soldiers, Civilians, Victims, and Places. Readers will rediscover familiar photographs and figures examined in unfamiliar ways, as well as discover little-known photographs that afford intriguing perspectives. All the images are reproduced with exquisite care. Readers fascinated by the Civil War will want this unique book on their shelves, and lovers of photography will value the images and the creative, evocative reflections offered in these essays.

Going South: Big Sur (Hardcover): Kirk Crippens Going South: Big Sur (Hardcover)
Kirk Crippens; Text written by Torre MqQueen; Contributions by Victor Levie, LevievanderMeer
R1,261 R919 Discovery Miles 9 190 Save R342 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Master of Photography 2017 (Hardcover): Filippo Maggia Master of Photography 2017 (Hardcover)
Filippo Maggia
R890 R676 Discovery Miles 6 760 Save R214 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Rewilding - Real Life Stories of Returning British and Irish Wildlife to Balance (Paperback, Edition): David Woodfall Rewilding - Real Life Stories of Returning British and Irish Wildlife to Balance (Paperback, Edition)
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R531 R389 Discovery Miles 3 890 Save R142 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A hopeful yet practical collection of essays exploring the many opportunities and benefits of rewilding and how to get involved today. Highly illustrated with nature photography tracing landscape change over thousands of years. Rewilding has become the key talking point in the modern conservation movement. But it's commonly misunderstood as a campaign to fill the forests with lynxes, wolves and bears, when in fact the ethos guiding the British rewilding movement is much more nuanced, and much broader in scope. It's also much more complicated, requiring an in-depth understanding of the complexity of regional ecosystems. Naturalist and photographer David Woodfall has spent years canvassing converts actually working in the countryside, meeting the people on the frontline of rewilding and collecting their stories. The result is a passionate chorus of voices from all facets of the movement. More than 50 contributors share stories of successful examples like the Knepp and Alladale estates, of unique species like the North Atlantic Salmon under threat, of the essential NGOs and trusts, of government agencies and policies, and so much more. Illustrated with Woodfall's stunning nature photography, Rewilding offers at once an in-depth understanding of an essential movement and the people leading it; and of British ecosystems in all their terribly fragility and intricate beauty.

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