Landscapes, interiors and some nudes

  Title Landscapes, interiors and some nudes Author Todd Hido Editions Aperture Year 2014 Format 19 x 25 cm Pages 128 Price 25.90 EUR Cover  Plastic colors ISBN 101597112976 This review is based on the Italian edition of the book, which is substantially just a translation of the content. A book full of pictures, decidedly preponderant than the text, which is part of a necklace designed by Aperture Foundation whose purpose is to reproduce in a volume the main elements…

Discovering old cameras

  Title Discovering Old Cameras 1839-1939 Author Robert White Editions Shire Classic Year 1980-2001 Format 17.4 x 11.2 cm Pages 88 Price 6.99 GBP Cover  Plastic colors ISBN 9780747802662 A smart booklet dedicated to the collector or camera hystory passionate which wants to act as a first introductory guide and inspiration for further studies. Unfortunately only available in English (for the italian speaking readers), it is anyways well understood and quite full of pictures and can be found normally in…

Photography the Definitive Visual History

  Title Photography-The definitive visual history Author Tom Ang Editions Dorlin Kindersley Year 2014 Format 31 x 26 cm Pages 400 Price € 29/25 GBP Cover Rigid plastic ISBN 9781409346456 Tom Ang is quite known for his books and manuals dedicated to digital photography but, this time, presents a book that sets out to retrace the history of photography in pictures: not the first and certainly very probably not the last; However, this story (short, according to the author) brings…

Pinhole Cameras DIY Guide

  Title Pinhole cameras – a Do It Yourself guide Author Chris Keeney Edition Princeton Architectural Press Year 2011 Format 22,5 x 16,5 cm Pages 191 Price 19,95 $ Cover Stiff cardboard, canvas back, metal spiral inside ISBN 9781568989891 To gain experience and maybe prepare the equipment for the next Pinhole Day, here it is an interesting manual that can help us in finding unusual ideas for the construction of a new pinhole camera. “Pinhole Cameras – A Do It…