Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Jan
21
2014

New-York Historical Society ACQUIRES INSIGHTFUL FIRST EDITION OF JACOB RIIS’S HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES ANNOTATED BY AUTHOR

Tweet New York, NY, January 21, 2014 – The New-York Historical Society has acquired a first edition of Jacob Riis’s How the Other Half Lives, heavily annotated by the author with pages scrawled with moral indignation towards slumlords, asides... Read more
Jan
21
2014

LEICA CAMERA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY

Tweet Allendale, NJ (January 21, 2014) – The year 1914 marked the birth of 35 mm photography as we know it today. 100 years ago, Oskar Barnack created the very first Leica, the Leitz Camera. Now, in 2014, Leica... Read more
Oct
29
2013

HDR and Black & White Photography Focus of Latest Focal Press Book: Monochromatic HDR Photography

Tweet Photographer and artist Harold Davis offers comprehensive guidebook to shooting and processing black and white, high dynamic range (HDR) photos BURLINGTON, Mass. – Sept. 23, 2013 – Focal Press, a leading publisher of media technology books, announced the... Read more
Apr
16
2013

New Book Illuminates Candelas, Lumens, and Lux

Tweet “Candelas Lumens and Lux” by Owen F Ransen is a brief and light introduction to the concepts and mathematics of illumination. The book is aimed at architects, civil engineers, road engineers, photographers, interior designers, as well as anyone... Read more