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Astrophotography for the Amateur

Astrophotography for the Amateur Author Michael A. Covington
ISBN-10 0521627400
Release 1999-05-03
Pages 331
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This major revision of the best-selling handbook Astrophotography for the Amateur provides a complete guide to taking pictures of stars, galaxies, the Moon, the Sun, comets, meteors and eclipses, using equipment and materials readily available to the hobbyist. This new edition has been completely updated and expanded to include new chapters on computer image processing and CCD imaging; expanded advice on choosing cameras and telescopes; updated information about new films; and hundreds of new photographs (in colour and black and white) demonstrating the latest equipment and techniques. Astrophotography for the Amateur is the standard handbook for all amateur astronomers. It will also appeal to photography enthusiasts who can discover how to take spectacular images with only modest equipment.

Fishing People of the North

Fishing People of the North Author Courtney Carothers
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822038852638
Release 2012
Pages 302
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Nineteen peer-reviewed articles are included in the proceedings of the 2011 symposium, Fishing People of the North: Cultures, Economies, and Management Responding to Change. Authors present research in the disciplines of anthropology, biology, and economics on fishing communities in Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Russia, Japan, and Norway. Among many topics, the papers cover cultural responses to climate change effects; transitions in fishing communities regarding permits, quotas, and target species; using local knowledge to preserve a fishery and to map subsistence patterns; and tribal involvement in fisheries management. Contributors share ways to address change and ensure that fishing remains a healthy, vibrant part of northern coastal communities

Using the View Camera

Using the View Camera Author Steve Simmons
ISBN-10 0817463534
Release 1992
Pages 141
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Traces the history of view cameras, discusses lenses, shutters, and accessory equipment, and offers practical advice on working with large format cameras

The Landfall of Leif Erikson A D 1000 and the Site of His Houses in Vineland a Summary of the Vineland Sagas in Peringskio LD s Edition of the Heimskringla of Shorri Sturleyson With Maps and Illustrations Scholar s Choice Edition

The Landfall of Leif Erikson  A D  1000  and the Site of His Houses in Vineland   a Summary of the Vineland Sagas in Peringskio LD s Edition of the Heimskringla of Shorri Sturleyson    With Maps and Illustrations     Scholar s Choice Edition Author Eben Norton Horsford
ISBN-10 1297019385
Release 2015-02-14
Pages 234
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

App Empire

App Empire Author Chad Mureta
ISBN-10 9781118216941
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 240
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A guide to building wealth by designing, creating, and marketing a successful app across any platform Chad Mureta has made millions starting and running his own successful app business, and now he explains how you can do it, too, in this non-technical, easy-to-follow guide. App Empire provides the confidence and the tools necessary for taking the next step towards financial success and freedom. The book caters to many platforms including iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry. This book includes real-world examples to inspire those who are looking to cash in on the App gold rush. Learn how to set up your business so that it works while you don't, and turn a simple idea into a passive revenue stream. Discover marketing strategies that few developers know and/or use Learn the success formula for getting thousands of downloads a day for one App Learn the secret to why some Apps get visibility while others don't Get insights to help you understand the App store market App Empire delivers advice on the most essential things you must do in order to achieve success with an app. Turn your simple app idea into cash flow today!

Your Best Home

Your Best Home Author Joe Snell
ISBN-10 9781760639570
Release 2017-09-27
Pages 256
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Would you like your home to be calmer and more peaceful? Would you prefer a better relationship with your partner? Does coming home make you feel happy, uplifted and secure? Do you love what you see from your sofa? Your home doesn't need to be a mansion, flash apartment or chocolate-box country cottage - Joe Snell's easy 5x5 steps work in any home. Whether you're renovating, building or just want a quick-fix, good home design can lead to a better life for you, your family and even your neighbourhood. Joe shows how to optimise the five design steps of Space, Light, Air, Sound and View in your five main rooms: the entry, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. The 5x5 steps can simply give you your best home, and your best life.

Bonnie Blue Butler

Bonnie Blue Butler Author Cammie King Conlon
ISBN-10 0982388551
Release 2009-05-01
Pages 74
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Bonnie Blue Butler has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Bonnie Blue Butler also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Bonnie Blue Butler book for free.

Jean Luc Godard s Pierrot Le Fou

Jean Luc Godard s Pierrot Le Fou Author David Wills
ISBN-10 0521574897
Release 2000-04-28
Pages 191
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Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot le fou (1965), made at the height of the French New Wave, remains a milestone in French cinema. More accessible than his later films, it represents the diverse facets of Godard's concerns and themes: a bittersweet analysis of male-female relations; an interrogation of the image; personal and international politics; the existential dilemmas of consumer society. This volume brings together essays by five prominent scholars of French film. They approach Pierrot le fou from the perspectives of image-and-word-play, aesthetics and politics, history, and high- and popular culture. A full filmography and a selection of reviews are included.

Green Earth

Green Earth Author Kim Stanley Robinson
ISBN-10 9781101964866
Release 2015-11-03
Pages 1088
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The landmark trilogy of cutting-edge science, international politics, and the real-life ramifications of climate change—updated and abridged into a single novel More than a decade ago, bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson began a groundbreaking series of near-future eco-thrillers—Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below, and Sixty Days and Counting—that grew increasingly urgent and vital as global warming continued unchecked. Now, condensed into one volume and updated with the latest research, this sweeping trilogy gains new life as Green Earth, a chillingly realistic novel that plunges readers into great floods, a modern Ice Age, and the political fight for all our lives. The Arctic ice pack averaged thirty feet thick in midwinter when it was first measured in the 1950s. By the end of the century it was down to fifteen. One August the ice broke. The next year the breakup started in July. The third year it began in May. That was last year. It’s a muggy summer in Washington, D.C., as Senate environmental staffer Charlie Quibler and his scientist wife, Anna, work to call attention to the growing crisis of global warming. But as they fight to align the extraordinary march of modern technology with the awesome forces of nature, fate puts an unusual twist on their efforts—one that will pit science against politics in the heart of the coming storm. Praise for the Science in the Capital trilogy “Perhaps it’s no coincidence that one of our most visionary hard sci-fi writers is also a profoundly good nature writer—all the better to tell us what it is we have to lose.”—Los Angeles Times “An unforgettable demonstration of what can go wrong when an ecological balance is upset.”—The New York Times Book Review “Absorbing and convincing.”—Nature

Music Sense and Nonsense

Music  Sense and Nonsense Author Alfred Brendel
ISBN-10 9781849549615
Release 2015-08-18
Pages 464
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Alfred Brendel, one of the greatest pianists of our time, is renowned for his masterly interpretations of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt, and has been credited with rescuing from oblivion the piano music of Schubert's last years. Far from having merely one string to his bow, however, Brendel is also one of the world's most remarkable writers on music - possessed of the rare ability to bring the clarity and originality of expression that characterised his performances to the printed page. The definitive collection of his award-winning writings and essays, Music, Sense and Nonsense combines all of his work originally published in his two classic books, Musical Thoughts and Afterthoughts and Music Sounded Out, along with significant new material on a lifetime of recording, performance habits and reflections on life and art. As well as providing stimulating reading, this new edition provides a unique insight into the exceptional mind of one of the outstanding musicians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Whether discussing Bach or Beethoven, Schubert or Schoenberg, Brendel's reflections are illuminating and challenging, a treasure for the specialist and the music lover alike.

The Miracle of the First Poinsettia

The Miracle of the First Poinsettia Author Joanne Oppenheim
ISBN-10 1841483648
Release 2004
Pages 32
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A retelling of a Mexican legend that describes the origin of the Poinsettia plant. In this version, a young girl has nothing to give the Christ child, but when the weeds she carries in her hands miraculously transform into red flowers, she now has the perfect gift.

Olivia Bee

Olivia Bee Author Olivia Bee
ISBN-10 159711345X
Release 2016-04-11
Pages 136
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Olivia Bee is celebrated for her dreamy, evocative portraits and landscapes rich with implied narratives of intimacy, freedom, and adventure. Olivia Bee: Kids in Love showcases two bodies of photographic work, including the series, Enveloped in a Dream, that first brought Bee recognition as a teenager. This first series offers a visual diary of girlhood friendship and the exploration of self, showcasing Bee's unique ability to convey the bittersweet nostalgia of adolescence on the brink of adulthood and new possibilities. The second set of images, Kids in Love, is drawn from recent work and continues Bee's photographic chronicle of her circle of friends and new loves, capturing both the pleasures and terrors of the fleeting passage of romanticized youth. While the work continues to evolve, what remains constant is her seductive use of color and photographic artifact, as well as the immediacy and charge of each image. Bee gives voice to the self-awareness and visual fluency of the millennial generation. Experiences are sharply felt, and easily communicated and shared, generating visual records that render these memories as significant as the moments themselves. Tavi Gevinson, founding editor of the online magazine Rookie and Bee's frequent collaborator and model, writes about the work and about the role of images as social currency in today's image-driven world.

A Apple Pie

A Apple Pie Author
ISBN-10 9781444699951
Release 2010-08
Pages 28
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A Apple Pie has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Apple Pie also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Apple Pie book for free.

The New Garconne

The New Garconne Author Navaz Batliwalla
ISBN-10 1780678584
Release 2016-11-01
Pages 160
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The New Garconne is a non-prescriptive guide for today's modern, independent, and stylish woman. It espouses a grown-up style and attitude with a masculine-feminine aesthetic, where culture, history, beauty, intelligence, feminism, quality, and taste are celebrated. Women who embody the look include Katharine Hepburn, Andree Putman, Lauren Hutton, Janelle Monae, Phoebe Philo, Ines de la Fressange, Tilda Swinton, Stella Tennant, and Jenna Lyons. This visually inspiring book explores the look, history, and essence of gentlewoman style. It features profiles of women who typify the style, alongside beautifully photographed and curated imagery and how-to-get-the-look information.

Kasper in the Glitter

Kasper in the Glitter Author Philip Ridley
ISBN-10 0141300698
Release 1998-02
Pages 207
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Kasper in the Glitter has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Kasper in the Glitter also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Kasper in the Glitter book for free.

Walker Evans

Walker Evans Author James Crump
ISBN-10 3775724915
Release 2010
Pages 254
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Features photographs of the artist's work beyond his exhibition about Depression-era poverty, including photographs taken during the early 1930s, for the Fortune magazine, and with a Polaroid camera in the 1970s.


Nomad Author James Swallow
ISBN-10 9781785760426
Release 2016-06-02
Pages 512
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'NOMAD is unputdownable. A must-read.' Wilbur Smith. The explosive Sunday Times Bestseller, perfect for fans of I AM PILGRIM. Marc Dane is a MI6 field agent at home behind a computer screen, one step away from the action. But when a brutal attack on his team leaves Marc as the only survivor - and with the shocking knowledge that there are traitors inside MI6 - he's forced into the front line. However the evidence seems to point towards Marc as the perpetrator of the attack. Accused of betraying his country, he must race against time to clear his name. With nowhere to turn to for help and no one left to trust, Marc is forced to rely on the elusive Rubicon group and their operative Lucy Keyes. Ex US Army, Lucy also knows what it's like to be an outsider, and she's got the skills that Marc is sorely lacking. A terrorist attack is coming, one bigger and more deadly than has ever been seen before. With the eyes of the security establishment elsewhere, only Lucy and Marc can stop the attack before it's too late. PRAISE FOR NOMAD 'Right on the money, bang up to date, Nomad is a scorching romp for grown up boys. A killer of a thriller' Weekend Sport 'An intelligent, likeable and, above all, believable hero is faced with a frighteningly credible threat in a thriller that hits the tarmac running and doesn't stop accelerating until its terrifying conclusion.' Ben Aaronovitch, author of the Sunday Times bestselling PC Peter Grant novels 'A ferociously paced thriller... slick and sharply focused' Declan Burke, The Irish Times 'A terrific white-knuckle, lip-chewing thriller. Marc Dane is the British Jason Bourne. About bloody time!' Rhianna Pratchett 'Exciting and thought-provoking in equal measure, NOMAD is a thinking reader's white knuckle thrill ride. James Swallow has written a benchmark technothriller for the 21st century, one that's as engrossing as it is plausible.' Richard Dansky