Cape Town then and now is a unique visual portrait of Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, contrasting rare archival photographs with stunning contemporary views. The book draws on the superb photographic collections of the Western Cape archives, including the work of Arthur Elliott, Thomas Ravenscroft and Henry Steer.
It is a vast country, extending from pristine coastal plain to rugged mountain passes across wide stretches of semidesert and forest, hills and valleys. Even travelling South Africans are unprepared for the sheer scale and enormous diversity of this grand landscape. This is the face of the nation û the essence of South Africa.
Using this unassuming house as the setting, 8115: A Prisoner's Home collects some of Kumalo's most historically important and beautiful images of the Mandela family and their home, giving us a unique insight into the life of the family who would have a profound effect on South Africa's political landscape.
Using the author's own work, and that of many other photographers, this book can show how classic photo stories are shot and edited, and give aspiring photojournalists and hobbyists alike a wealth of ideas to unlock the potential of their most powerful storytelling tool: their camera.
With every digital image holding the potential for black-and-white conversion, this title is suitable for photographers to learn the reliable techniques and digital implementations this timeless photographic genre is based upon. It goes on to teach the major themes and optimal workflows for creating stunning monochrome images.
Although for many visitors the Kalahari evokes images of winter game drives in a vast desert of thirsty red sands, it is the capricious summer landscape that has been luring painter and photographer Robert Grogan back to this region for more than 30 years.
Takes you on a grand tour of civilization's most important landmarks. This title includes a "bucket list" for the intellectually curious, an illustrated survey of the places where history was forged - where influential battles were fought, where empires rose and fell, where religions were founded and artistic renaissances flourished.
Obie encompasses a decades-long sweep of his lifeÆs work and covers the globe. It is part coffee-table book, part travelogue, part autobiography and part storybook, with a bit of philosophy thrown in for good measure.
Contains more than 200 photographs of nearly 75 different bird species from Swallows to endangered Penguins. This book is suitable for animal lovers, orinthologists, photography fans, and those interested in the natural world.
From the Atlantic and the South Pacific to the Caribbean and the Red Sea, this book covers the oceans with a wide range of aerial and underwater photography, and even photographs from space. It includes a chapter on beautiful sea creatures and powerful underwater predators, as well as all the other delicate life of our oceans.
Celebrating the colour, vitality, seductive landscapes and dazzling blue seas of the Caribbean, this book explores larger, cosmopolitan islands such as Cuba and Jamaica, to smaller, more exclusive spots such as Mustique and Martinique. Their variety and seductive beauty, presented with photographs, have become bywords for the good life.
Lets reader visit Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana, and Namibia. This title takes them on a journey the unmissable in sub-Saharan Africa. It features images that juxtapose the scale and grandeur of the continent with an attention to smaller, less obvious wonders.