Make: technology on your time – The First Year

rnMake is a stunning magazine of technology DIY projects. Now at volume 9, O’Reilly has collected the first year’s worth, volumes 1 to 4, and published them in a slipbinder. Make: technology on your timeThe First YearO’Reilly Media, 2005ISBN: 0596526776 Make: is one of those great magazine ideas. A magazine for the do it yourself […]

Working the Light – A Landscape Photography Masterclass

A great book covering landscape photography processes, thinking and creativity Working the LightA Landscape Photography MasterclassBy Joe Cornish, Charlie Waite, David Ward and Eddie EphraumsArgentum, 2006ISBN: 1 902538 46 3 Another unusual book from Argentum, this one focuses in a broad way on landscape photography. The four authors take a section of the book each:*   […]

Landscape within – Insights and inspiration for photographers

An outstanding book on photography and the ways to think about it. Landscape withinInsights and inspiration for photographersBy David WardArgentum, 20041 902538 34 X Written by a great landscape photographer, this book goes well beyond just presenting beautiful landscape images and rather gets into the psychological and perceptual aspects of photography. Furthermore, the core coverage […]

Exploring the Invisible

Art, Science and the Spiritual Exploring the InvisibleArt, Science and the SpiritualBy Lynn GamwellPrinceton University Press, 2002ISBN: 0 691 08972 8 This book looks at the impact of science on modern art. It focuses on how the way that science has opened up previously invisible worlds has inspired artists since the mid-nineteenth century. This 345-page […]

The Annabel Williams Book of Wedding and Portrait Photography

A very comprehensive book on wedding/portrait photography The Annabel Williams Book of Wedding and Portrait PhotographyBy Annabel WilliamsRotoVision, 2003ISBN: 2 88046 779 9 The author of this book is a leading British proponent of a relaxed and natural portrait and wedding style. An educator as well as a photographer in high demand, she brings to […]

New Masters of Photoshop, Volume 2

Photoshop artists explain their own work processes by walking you through the development of an image New Masters of Photoshop, Volume 2Various authorsFriends of Ed, 2004ISBN: 1 59059 315 4 This is an interesting book. It consists of individual chapters written by the artist themselves that lead you through their thought processes and effectively gives […]

The Complete Guide to Digital Audio

A Comprehensive introduction to digital sound and music-making The Complete Guide to Digital AudioA Comprehensive introduction to digital sound and music-makingBy Chris MiddletonIlex Press, 2004ISBN: 1 904705 14 6 Whether we work with video, Flash, animations, multimedia, games, digital slideshows or even pure audio, working with digital audio is part of almost all our futures, […]

The Essential Digital Video Handbook

A Comprehensive Guide to Making Videos That Make Money The Essential Digital Video HandbookA Comprehensive Guide to Making Videos That Make MoneyBy Pete MayRockport Publishers, RotoVision, 2004ISBN: 1 59253 024 9 There is a lot to learn about digital video and many people are coming straight to digital video cold with no prior analog video […]

Wolfgang Tillmans

Artist profile book of this interesting, contemporary artist who works in photography and video. Wolfgang TillmansBy Jan Verwoert, Peter Halley and Midori MatsuiPhaidon Press, 2002ISBN: 0 7148 4192 7 Wolfgang Tillmans is an artist who works in photographic and video forms. Much of his work is quite confrontational. This book includes an interview with Tillman, […]