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Book list, reviews and must-haves.

Southam, Jem: The Red River

This is a different type of book to that which I’ve encountered previously. The photographic premise is that the photographer follows the Red River from source to sea through Cornwall, tracing its history, culture, people, current status, monuments, flora and … Continue reading

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Muller, W. (2003) Karat – Sky Over St Petersburg. Nazraeli Press. Tucson USA ISBN-3: 932809-40-8

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(This book arrived from Missouri Central library courtesy of the Surrey libraries in Oxted. Even the library staff were amazed that this was possible, and makes future suggested readings quite intriguing as to where the books may come from.) There … Continue reading

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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness, Julian Germaine

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http://www.juliangermain.com/projects/foreveryminute.php Germaine met Charles Shelling while walking to see Portsmouth Football team when he noticed Snelling selling flower cuttings priced in odd specific amounts, such as 57p, 83p and so on. He followed Charlie’s comings and goings and documented them … Continue reading

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Lewis’s Fifth Floor – A Department Story, Stephen King

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I can only show the cover of the book with a link to various images found through a Google search – https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=lewis’s+fifth+floor&hl=en&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=TlsQUIOMCobF0QWelIC4DA&ved=0CF4Q_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=705 The book is fairly small but contains 160 pages of photos and text. When King first walked into … Continue reading

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Pre-assignment 2 recommended research- Diane Arbus, Revelations

I tried to find this book in libraries and second-hand with no success, and after buyuing a new copy I can understand its scarcity – it is a definitive guide to Diane Arbus’  life and work, and whereas previously I … Continue reading

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Magnum Contact Sheets

I bought a book on contact sheets last year – “The Contact Sheet” which features many of the same contact sheets in the Magnum book, although in an A4 format, and quite a bit less expensive, so I feel able … Continue reading

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How do I read a photo? #1

I made a start on this in the first module – the Art of Photography, by reading quite a few books, visiting exhibitions and study days, participating on forums, and putting all the selective views of my camera club experiences … Continue reading

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