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Through the Lens

National Geographic Greatest Photographs
Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780792261643
Category: Photography
Page: 504
View: 1600
For more than 100 years, National Geographic has set the standard for photographic excellence. Celebrating that tradition, this volume collects our most remarkable images in a single extraordinary book that visits every region of the world and even outer space. Some of these photos are world renowned while others have rarely been seen. Some illuminate distant cultures; others reveal the mysteries of nature. Whether you linger over an early pioneering shot or a more recent achievement, you'll find in each photograph a stunning testament to the power that pictures possess to go where words cannot. .

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Work

The World in Photographs
Author: Ferdinand Protzman
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426203015
Category: Photography
Page: 349
View: 8562
Collects photographs from around the world involving the different ways people work.

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Through the Lens

National Geographic Greatest Photographs
Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426205260
Category: Photography
Page: 503
View: 1281
Features a collection of famous and lesser-known photographs taken throughout the past century.

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In Focus

National Geographic Greatest Portraits
Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426206474
Category: Photography
Page: 502
View: 8592
A collection of nearly three hundred photographs from "National Geographic," representing the work of more than one hundred fifty acclaimed photographers, captures portrait images of people from around the world.

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National Geographic Photographs

The Milestones
Author: Leah Bendavid-Val
Publisher: National Geographic Society
ISBN: 9780792275206
Category: Photography
Page: 335
View: 321
A beautifully assembled gift book collects the very best of National Geographic photography, including images never before published in the magazine.

    • History

National Geographic 125 Years

Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries that Changed the World
Author: Mark Collins Jenkins
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426209576
Category: History
Page: 383
View: 3369
Depicts the last 125 years of history through the unforgettable images that appeared in National Geographic, from the organization's beginning as a scientific club to it's growth into other disciplines inlcuding space exploration, climatology and archaeology.

    • Aesthetics

National Geographic Simply Beautiful Photographs


Author: Annie Griffiths
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426217269
Category: Aesthetics
Page: 504
View: 5280
Includes photographs by Annie Griffiths and other National Geographic photographers.

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Simply Beautiful Photographs


Author: Annie Griffiths,Annie Griffiths Belt
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426206450
Category: Photography
Page: 503
View: 9249
This text plumbs the depth of "National Geographic's" renowned image collection to highlight the loveliest and most appealing photographs from this impressive archive. The result is an experience of visual delight, whether from stunning landscapes, magnificent wildlife, fascinating people, or quaint locales.

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Faces of Africa

Thirty Years of Photography
Author: Carol Beckwith,Angela Fisher
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426204241
Category: Photography
Page: 356
View: 5437
Presents a selection of full-color photographs from across Africa, covering topics including sense of place, the joy of being, inner journeys, patterns of beauty, rhythm from within, and capacity to endure.

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Through the Lens

National Geographic Greatest Photographs
Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426205260
Category: Photography
Page: 503
View: 542
Features a collection of famous and lesser-known photographs taken throughout the past century.

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TIME 100 Photographs

The Most Influential Images of All Time
Author: Time Magazine Editors
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment
ISBN: 1618935070
Category: History
Page: 240
View: 8471
Since its inception, TIME magazine has been synonymous not just with outstanding journalism, but also with outstanding photography. Now, to mark the 175th anniversary of photography and the birth of photojournalism, the Editors of TIME magazine are publishing this companion book to the groundbreaking digital celebration of photography that TIME.com will be mounting online, displaying the most influential photographs of all time. While they may not be the most famous or well-known photographs, each one is unique for the way in which it changed, influenced, or commemorated a particular world event. From the first sports photograph to ever win the Pulitzer Prize - that of Babe Ruth at Yankee Stadium to the photograph of Student Neda Agha-Soltan's death during Iran's 2009 election protests, each of the photographs in 100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time is significant in how it forever changed how we live, learn, communicate, and in many cases, view the world.

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The Life of a Photograph


Author: Sam Abell
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426203292
Category: Photography
Page: 207
View: 9344
The renowned National Geographic photographer and educator presents a host of his acclaimed photographs, organized by theme, accompanied by personal anecdotes, explanations, and behind-the-scenes stories of each picture. 10,000 first printing.

    • HISTORY

Eyewitness to World War II

Unforgettable Stories from History's Greatest Conflict
Author: Stephen G. Hyslop
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426218885
Category: HISTORY
Page: 432
View: 1858
This elegant narrative edition of Neil Kagan's best-selling Eyewitness to World War II offers incredible first-person stories and amazing moments of heroism, providing new context and perspective on history's greatest conflict. The unforgettable story of World War II is told through the words of those who lived it--both on the battlefield and the home front--creating a dramatic tapestry of the wartime experience. Personal writings and recollections of Roosevelt, Hitler, and Patton, as well as letters composed by soldiers at battle and diaries of women serving in the military at home, present an absorbing narrative that tells the entire history of the war from several perspectives. In this absorbing reader's edition, a carefully curated selection of memorable, significant photographs and illuminating maps from the 2012 book accompanies the revised text. Comprehensive and compelling, this finely wrought book is as gift-worthy as its predecessor.

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The Photographs


Author: Leah Bendavid-Val,National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780792269366
Category: Photography
Page: 336
View: 5402
Photographs from the archives of "National Geographic" share an array of work reflecting the themes of The Land, Underwater, Science, The United States, and The World--by some of the world's finest photographers

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TIME History's Greatest Images

The World's 100 Most Influential Photographs
Author: Kelly Knauer,The Editors of TIME
Publisher: Time
ISBN: 9781603201971
Category: Photography
Page: 160
View: 6126
Here is a book that indelibly captures the human pageant through the remarkable art of photojournalism. After all, we live in a visual age, when history is both made and experienced through photographs, from the flag raising at Iwo Jima to the thrill of the first footstep on the moon. Now TIME has gathered the most significant and influential photos in history in a magnificent volume that celebrates the art and craft of photojournalism: Great Images. Here are scientific breakthroughs, political upheavals and social revolutions, from the first photographs of an embryo in a human womb to the indelible images of America's Civil Rights movement. Here are sailors kissing nurses, a single man defying a Chinese tank, firefighters raising the American flag over the ruins of the World Trade Center. Based on a highly successful 2000 book, this new edition has been completely updated to add the most significant pictures of the last decade, from hanging chads ands the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

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Polar Obsession


Author: Paul Nicklen
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426205112
Category: Photography
Page: 239
View: 3174
A naturalist photographer presents a volume of works depicting the endangered regions of Antarctica and the Arctic, documenting the negative impact of climate change on the lives and habitats of seals, whales and other regional wildlife.

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Photographs from the Edge

A Master Photographer's Insights on Capturing an Extraordinary World
Author: Art Wolfe,Rob Sheppard
Publisher: Amphoto Books
ISBN: 1607747820
Category: Photography
Page: 288
View: 5145
Legendary nature photographer Art Wolfe presents an intimate, behind-the-scenes guide to the experiences, decisions, and methods that helped him capture images from some of the most exciting locations across the globe. In Photographs from the Edge, you'll discover the secrets behind forty years of awe-inspiring photography from around the world. Wolfe takes you from the mountains of the Himalayas to the sandy shores of Mnemba Island, with stops in the crowded streets of India and the alkali lakes of Africa along the way. You’ll learn the equipment, settings, and creative choices behind each photograph. From endangered species to cultural celebrations to natural wonders, Wolfe brings each subject to life through his stunning photography and the stories he shares in this one-of-a-kind photo safari.

    • Biography & Autobiography

It's What I Do

A Photographer's Life of Love and War
Author: Lynsey Addario
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143128418
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 368
View: 3467
A MacArthur Genius Grant and Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist documents her relentless pursuit of complex truths in the years after September 11, describing her witness to the American invasion of Afghanistan and the lives of people before and after Taliban reign. Simultaneous.

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National Geographic Rarely Seen

Photographs of the Extraordinary
Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426215614
Category: Photography
Page: 400
View: 5139
Boasting a major cool factor, the latest entry in National Geographic's iconic line of large-format photography books reveals some of the world's most astounding phenomena - from the desert flower that only blooms once a year to a priceless Egyptian artifact buried for years in King Tut's tomb.It's all here: 30,000-year-old cave art sealed from the public; animals that are among the last of their species on Earth; volcanic lightning; giant crystals that have grown to more than 50 tons; the engraving inside Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch.