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Short Library Book Reviews: Part Six

The Street Photographer’s Manual, by David Gibson This book could have been better called the street photographer’s manifesto in light of the author’s perspective. This book is an example of why politics ruins everything. It is not necessarily a surprise … Continue reading

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Short Library Book Reviews: Part Four

How To Take Great Vacation Photographs, by John Hedgecoe This book is precisely the sort of book one would expect it to be. Most of the book consists of the author showing off his photography technique and giving some advice … Continue reading

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Lessons In Framing From A Lobster

Recently I decided to check out the music video for the current Dua Lipa single “We’re Good,” and it struck me in watching the video that there is a lobster in this music video that is very sympathetically framed. I … Continue reading

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Book Review Alaska: 10th Anniversary Edition

Alaska: 10th Anniversary Edition, by Art Wolfe, with text by Nick Jans There is text in this book, at the beginning of every chapter, but the reader of this book would be forgiven for not realizing this immediately and for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Treasures Of Alaska

Treasures Of Alaska: Last Great American Wilderness, by Jeff Rennicke, photographs by Michael Melford One of the ironies that I never cease to find entertaining is that National Geographic is not particularly good at maps. Admittedly, there are not too … Continue reading

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Book Review: Quotes From Goats

Quotes From Goats: Home Is Where The Herd Is, by Dan Monteiro My feelings about goats are admittedly a bit ambivalent, and this book does a good job at pointing out that ambivalence in a humorous and lighthearted way. By … Continue reading

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Book Review: To The Top Of The World

To The Top Of The World: Adventures With Arctic Wolves, by Jim Brandenburg, edited by Joann Bren Guernsey This is a gorgeous and well photographed book that details the lengthy experience of a noted photographer in a remote location and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Faces Of Papua New Guinea

Faces Of Papua New Guinea, photographs by Phil Burnbaum, text by Andrew J. Strathern It is hard to know what to make of a book like this. To be sure, this book includes more than 150 pages of photographs, most … Continue reading

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Book Review: Iceland: The Warm Country Of The North

Iceland: The Warm Country Of The North, by Sigurgier Sigurjonsson Iceland, a country I have yet to visit but would definitely like to visit at some point, is a country with a fascinating if somewhat peripheral history to Europe as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Each One Believing

Each One Believing: On State, Offstage, And Backstage, by Paul McCartney This book is something that would be of interest to a Macca fan, although given McCartney’s extensive body of work in touring, one wonders how essential this book is, … Continue reading

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