Read This if You Want to Take Great Photographs of Places

Read This if You Want to Take Great

From the author of the bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, this jargon-free introduction covers all aspects of photographing places, including landscapes, cityscapes, architecture, and interiors. Whatever your camera, whatever your interest, whatever your level, this indispensible guide gives you all the essential techniques and demystifies the work of acclaimed photographers. Packed with practical tips and iconic images, this accessible book will arm you with the know-how you need to take meaningful pictures of the places that matter to you most. Featuring 50 master photographers, including Alec Soth, Martin Parr, Robert Adams, Todd Hido, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Julius Shulman, Rinko Kawauchi, Thomas Ruff, Tim Hetherington, and Joel Sternfeld.

  • Brand: Laurence King Publishing
  • ASIN: 178067905X

How Racism Takes Place

How Racism Takes

Argues that racism continues to the present day due to practices that force different racial groups into specific areas, where such commodities as education, transportation, and jobs are unevenly distributed to the residents based on the area.

  • Brand: Brand: Temple University Press
  • ASIN: 1439902569
  • UPC: 001439902569

No One Can Take Your Place

No One Can Take Your

In No One Can Take Your Place, Sheri Dew offers powerful insights and profound testimony as she discusses the importance of doing what we came here to do. In her personable and straightforward style, she emphasizes our unique roles as men and women of God, the divine power that is available to help us fulfill our mortal missions, the lessons we can learn from those who have gone before and the legacy we will ultimately leave behind. A stirring call to action, this motivational book points to the urgent need for us as Latter-day Saints to have a clear vision of who we are.

  • Brand: Brand: Deseret Book Company
  • ASIN: 1590381815

A Creeping Plague Will Take My Place

A Creeping Plague Will Take My

A Creeping Plague Will Take My Place collects the first four poetry chapbooks by Philip LoPresti. Originally published by independent press Dynatox Ministries to cult acclaim, they soon went out of print furthering their cult status. They are all reprinted here together for the first time along with new poems and photographs.

  • ASIN: 1986915190

The Gulf War Did Not Take Place

The Gulf War Did Not Take

Comprised of three essays written by Baudrillard in the lead-up to, during, and after the military clash in the Gulf in 1992, this book is a penetrating and provocative analysis of the unfolding drama using the author's well-known concepts of simulation and the hyperreal. Paul Patton's introduction surveying the debate aroused by the conflict argues that Baudrillard, more than any other critic of the events, correctly identified the political stakes involved in the gestation of the New World Order.

  • ASIN: 090995223X

Frommer's 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up

Frommer's 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before

500 Places to Take Your Kids allows parents, grandparents, and kids to create a lifetime of shared memories while visiting destinations the whole family can enjoy. Here are cities, zoos, sports shrines, museums, castles, beaches, outdoor activities, and more—500 thoughtfully-chosen places that will enchant and beguile both the young and the young at heart. Each entry contains all the information families need to help plan a trip: age ratings, service details, and nearby kid-friendly hotels. A Specialty Index organized by type of trip helps families discover places and activities for all ages and interests, while a Geographical Index allows families to locate attractions across the world or simply across town. Photos throughout the book help bring destinations to life. Free companion podcast is available for download!

  • Brand: Brand: Wiley Publishing, Inc.
  • ASIN: 0764595881

To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual (Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism)

To Take Place: Toward Theory in Ritual (Chicago

In this broad-ranging inquiry into ritual and its relation to place, Jonathan Z. Smith prepares the way for a new approach to the comparative study of religion. Smith stresses the importance of place—in particular, constructed ritual environments—to a proper understanding of the ways in which "empty" actions become rituals. He structures his argument around the territories of the Tjilpa aborigines in Australia and two sites in Jerusalem—the temple envisioned by Ezekiel and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The first of these locales—the focus of one of the more important contemporary theories of religious ritual—allows Smith to raise questions concerning the enterprise of comparison. His close examination of Eliade's influential interpretation of the Tjilpa tradition leads to a powerful critique of the approach to religion, myth, and ritual that begins with cosmology and the category of "The Sacred." In substance and in method, To Take Place represents a significant advance toward a theory of ritual. It is of great value not only to historians of religion and students of ritual, but to all, whether social scientists or humanists, who are concerned with the nature of place. "This book is extraordinarily stimulating in prompting one to think about the ways in which spa...

  • ASIN: 0226763617

You Can't Take a Balloon into the Metropolitan Museum

You Can't Take a Balloon into the Metropolitan

While she's in the Metropolitan Museum with her grandmother, a little girl leaves her prized yellow balloon tied to a railing outside. But its string becomes untied, and the balloon embarks on an uproarious journey through New York City. With an ever-increasing cast of wacky urban characters in tow, it soars past a host of landmarks. Eighteen famous paintings and sculptures are reproduced in this delightful, wordless book that explores the magical relationship between art and life.

  • Brand: Puffin Books
  • ASIN: 0140568166

Take Your Place

Take Your

Tonight in America, one out of every three children will go to sleep in a home without their father. The severe social and spiritual consequences of fatherlessness are felt in every facet of society, including the Church. Like a voice crying out in the wilderness, Dr. Edwin Louis Cole proclaimed the truth and devoted his life to turning the hearts of fathers to the children. Ed Cole, the "father of the modern-day men's movement," relentlessly traveled the globe with the message of Christ-like manhood, all the while carefully grooming and growing up spiritual sons. Here are just a few of the life lessons you will discover in this book: • How to Take Your Place in this life and leave your mark • How a spiritual father impacts your marriage, finances, ministry, and more • How to identify your father. • The attributes every father desires in a spiritual or natural son "This book will give you a good idea of who Dr. Cole was and of the principles of manhood that governed his life and made him the leader he was." Bill McCartney Founder & President, Promise Keepers "Fathering is the New Testament method of missions, discipleship, and multiplication. From spiritual father to spiritual son, God's eternal values are transmitted. Pastor G.F. Watkins has lived his life first as a spi...

  • ASIN: 1622307127

Amazing Places to Take Your Kids: Hundreds of North American Adventures

Amazing Places to Take Your Kids: Hundreds of

Amazing Places to Take Your Kids: Hundreds of North American Adventures features hundreds of family vacation destinations that are educational, exhilarating, unforgettable, and just plain fun.Each adventure in this beautiful hardcover book is designed to create lasting family memories and appeal to children of all ages. Parents can flip through the pages for ideas on where to find the most interesting children s museums, the wildest dune buggy rides, and the most exciting parades and they can encourage kids to lend a hand in creating the family s next adventure.Amazing Places to Take Your Kids includes hundreds of vacation sites throughout North America. Destinations are organized by region: New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the South, the Midwest, the Southwest, the Rockies, the Pacific, and Canada and Mexico. The perfect family vacation is at your fingertips, including beautiful beaches, awe-inspiring national parks, state-of-the-art amusement parks, imaginative festivals, and much more. Put a new spin on your next trip by visiting the continents most amazing family vacation destinations. Here s a sampling of the unique adventures profiled in Amazing Places to Take Your Kids: Hundreds of North American Adventures: Historic Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts Pennsylvania s Hershey...

  • Brand: Brand: Publications International
  • ASIN: 141271320X

Emeril's There's a Chef in My World!: Recipes That Take You Places

Emeril's There's a Chef in My World!: Recipes

Chef Emeril brings you a taste of the world! He helped younger kids take their first steps into the kitchen with Emeril's There's a Chef in My Soup! Recipes for the Kid in Everyone and then kicked it up a notch for older kids and adults, too, in Emeril's There's a Chef in My Family! Recipes to Get Everybody Cooking. Now Chef Emeril is back with a cookbook that really takes you places!You can start your travels in your own kitchen by exploring the meals, ingredients, and cooking styles enjoyed in different countries and regions. Hey, Chef Emeril knows that we're all part of one global family, and a great way to learn about other cultures is through their food! Once you're cooking international-style, you'll be ready to hop on a plane to China, Portugal, England, Greece, or Africa, just for a start!This cookbook is for kids of all ages and adults to use together, with 75 recipes for daily meals, special occasions, and everything in between, along with cooking tips and safety precautions. You can make a meal with dishes from one region or mix it up for a truly international feast! Plus, Chef Emeril includes "Did You Know . . ." tidbits of cultural information behind some of the recipes.Try breakfast English-style with Toad in the Hole -- and discover what the "toad" is! After tastin...

  • ASIN: 0060739266

Take the Journey: Teaching American History Through Place-Based Learning

Take the Journey: Teaching American History Through Place-Based

In Take the Journey, author, historian, and educator James Percoco invites you and your students to the places where many events in American history happened. The Journey Through Hallowed Ground is a 180-mile National Heritage area encompassing such historic sites as the Gettysburg battlefield and Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello. Though it might prove difficult to visit these particular sites with your students, Percoco argues that every community has a story that can be connected to larger themes in American history and that placed-based history education can be made a part of every classroom, from Nevada to Washington to Pennsylvania. Filled with students’ voices and an enthusiasm for American history, Take the Journey offers the following: Practical and easy-to-implement lessonsClassroom-tested materialsSpecific directions for employing place-based best practices in the classroomWays to meet state standards without sacrificing teacher creativity or hands-on learningLists of resources and primary source materialsSo bring your students along and let them discover the twists and turns offered by history and the Journey Through Hallowed Ground.  

  • ASIN: 1625311435

Devil's Divide


World finanical meltdown. US Government hobbled. Citizens scrambling as their country teeters between anarchy and civility. In this "witty", "thought-provoking", "scary" novel we meet Clay Holloway. Not a scrambler but an achiever, he embarks on a dangerous cross-country bicycle odyssey to win back his estranged wife.Against a backdrop of mountains, deserts and memorable characters he grinds eastward. Until, just short of the Mississippi, he meets a man who will change his mission, his life, and the future of the country.Devil's Divide is a sharply-drawn satire about national myth, identity, and the chaos lurking in the complexity of the modern world. 

  • ASIN: B06XCPL1N6

Nothing Takes The Place Of You

Nothing Takes The Place Of

  • ASIN: B000S5C4VU

Changes (The Magic Jukebox Book 1)

Changes (The Magic Jukebox Book

The Magic Jukebox sits in the Faulk Street Tavern in the quiet seaside town of Brogan’s Point, Massachusetts. No one knows what classic rock songs will come out of the jukebox when a coin is inserted, but every now and then, the jukebox will play a song that casts a spell on two bar patrons—a song that will change their lives and open their hearts to love.Antiques dealer Diana Simms is engaged to her longtime boyfriend when she finds herself inside the Faulk Street Tavern. The song “Changes” emerges from the jukebox and enchants her. It also captivates Nick Fiore, a local guy who’s arrived at adulthood the hard way, after a tour through the juvenile justice system. Now he’s dedicated his life to helping other troubled kids. He has no business even looking at a beautiful, well-bred woman wearing a diamond engagement ring. But once they’re bewitched by the jukebox, he and Diana must change their lives, their goals, their dreams…and their hearts.

  • ASIN: B00P8DE7YY
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