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  • Perfect Exposure (2nd Edition)

    By Michael Freeman
    Authors:
    Michael Freeman
    This second edition of acclaimed bestseller Perfect Exposure looks at the way professionals address the fundamentals of photography, laying out the decision-making process with the absolute clarity Michael Freeman is famed for. While addressing a subject as old as photography, exposure, this book is fully updated to cover the influence of all the latest technology.Chapter one introduces not just the key camera settings, but also the photographer's ideal decision flow, a process you can easily use in your own work. Chapter two examines all the camera technology designed to assist you in capturing the perfect photo, giving honest thoughts on its advantages and disadvantages. Chapter three is a complete theory and practice of exposure broken down into every shooting scenario you'll ever encounter, from evenly lit scenes to those with wild contrast. Chapter four deals with developing style through exposure, including ideas like high key photography, silhouette and more, as well as a look at the zone system, pioneered by photographers like Ansel Adams, in a digital context. Finally Chapter 5 looks at the powerful post-processing techniques.
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    Philip's Infant School Atlas

    By David Wright, Rachel Noonan
    Authors:
    David Wright, Rachel Noonan
    Fully revised and updated, the new edition Philip's Infant School Atlas is intended for children in the early stages of reading, aged between 5 and 7 years old, with simple text to explain what is happening on the maps and illustrations to the young children. The atlas contents have been designed to be compatible with National Curriculum Key Stage 1 expectations.Clear, child-friendly maps are combined with fascinating photographs and facts about the world to provide essential geographical information for young children. 'Balloons' link photos of real places to each map. Guidance is given at the beginning of the atlas on how to use the maps, encouraging the early development of map skills and knowledge of the world. An index to the maps plus an illustrated glossary complete the atlas.Each colourful spread is illustrated with fascinating colour photographs and packed with fact boxes, curiosities, flags, stamps and simple quiz questions. Philip's Infant School Atlas is both fun to use and easy to understand. The text is simple and uncomplicated, and will encourage early reading skills to develop in the children.
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    Philip's Multiscale Europe 2016

    Philip's Multiscale Europe, in this spiral A3 format, gives more for leisure travellers than any comparable product. In addition to the main maps at 1:750,000, the continental road network is shown at three supplementary scales from 1:200,000 to 1:3M, with ultra-clear detailed maps for urban areas.Scenic routes are highlighted on the road maps, with theme parks and World Heritage sites clearly shown. The maps also highlight towns with low-emission zones and show motorway rest/parking areas.Philip's Multiscale Europe, in this spiral A3 format, includes:Up-to-date driving regulations, including speed limits, for every country in Europe;15 pages of route-planning maps which enable journeys of over 1,200 miles to be planned without turning a page;103 pages of clear, detailed road maps, with scenic routes highlighted and toll, toll-free and pre-pay motorways all clearly marked;31 large-scale urban-area maps for Europe's largest cities;50 city-centre plans marking historic buildings and tourist attractions, as well as car parks, head post offices and other facilities.
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    Philip's Complete Guide to Stargazing

    By Robin Scagell
    Authors:
    Robin Scagell
    In a new flexi-paperback format, Philip's Complete Guide to Stargazing is an inspiring introduction to astronomy, providing all the information you need to explore the night sky. This is a comprehensive guide to an increasingly popular leisure pursuit.Author Robin Scagell first introduces the wonders of the night sky and explains how and why the sky changes during the night and through the seasons. He describes the various items of equipment you can use (binoculars, telescopes and accessories), and gives practical advice on what to choose and what you can expect to see. There are plenty of tips, too, for observing just with the naked eye.The book continues with chapters devoted to the Moon, the Solar System, the stars and deep sky objects, illustrated with photographs and observational drawings made by talented amateur astronomers, as well as spectacular images returned by spacecraft or taken by large telescopes. The month-by-month guide to the constellations features maps showing the constellations on view each month from both northern and southern hemispheres, and is applicable to any year and any place on Earth.A complete set of star charts presents the whole sky in a series of maps that show stars down to magnitude 5.5. These maps are drawn with black stars on a white background, so that observers can pencil their own observations on to the charts. Opposite each map is a 'photo-realistic' image which shows how the same portion of the sky typically appears to the eye.Completing the book is an illustrated A-Z dictionary of astronomy, covering the planets, stars and galaxies, cosmology, amateur astron­omy and professional observatories, space exploration, famous astronomers, scientific terms, theories and much more, and is illustrated with photographs, artworks and diagrams.Philip's Complete Guide to Stargazing is an invaluable reference source for astronomers of all levels.
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    Philip's Essential World Atlas

    Published in association with the Royal Geographical Society, the authoritative Philip's Essential World Atlas presents the world in cartography of exceptional quality.The 144 pages of physical and political maps - fully revised and updated - have been selected to provide balanced coverage of the continents, while giving prominence to densely populated and economically or strategically important areas. Projections and scales have been chosen to maximize legibility and minimize distortion over the largest regions.Acclaimed by geographers everywhere, Philip's physical maps combine relief shading with layer-coloured contours to give a stunning visual impression of the Earth's surface, while charting physical features, settlements and communications with meticulous accuracy.Included also is a superb 26-page 'Images of Earth' section, showing 25 of the world's most important cities and regions in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas in breath-taking satellite imagery.In addition, the atlas features a series of fascinating maps depicting our ocean seafloors in stunning detail.Completing the atlas, and with full latitude and longitude co-ordinates along with letter-figure grid references, the extensive index of over 64,000 names includes geographical features such as mountains, rivers, lakes and deserts, as well as provinces, towns and cities.
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    Polaroid: How to Take Instant Photos

    Instant cameras mean instant fun - and no-one understands this better than Polaroid, global icon and pioneer of instant photography for over 75 years.Rediscover the magic of analogue photography with this friendly and accessible guide, packed with everything you need to know to start taking and sharing your own unique instant photos:- Getting to grips with the basic skills- Creative projects and simple DIY effects- Inspirational mood boards and styling ideas- Inventive ways to display your photos- Finding the right Polaroid camera for you - from vintage classics to the new generation
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    Philip's Moon Map

    By , Dr John Murray
    Illustrated by:
    Dr John Murray
    In a convenient folded format, Philip's Moon Map is a superbly detailed, large-format map of the near (visible) side of the Moon. Specially drawn for Philip's by Dr John Murray, an expert on the lunar surface, the map is not only a highly accurate and clear representation of the Moon but is also a practical guide for lunar observers.More than 500 physical features - craters, seas, mountain ranges, peaks, valleys and rilles (elongated depressions) - are named and indexed, and the landing sites of unmanned and manned spacecraft are also marked. The observer can thus readily identify objects seen through binoculars or a telescope, or pick targets for a programme of observation. The accompanying text is a practical guide to Moonwatching, which explains how to use the map and highlights the most interesting lunar features. Close-up images of some of these objects show what the observer can expect to see. Also included are photographs of the Moon at each daily stage and a smaller map of the far side, as revealed by satellites. Guidelines on drawing or photographing the Moon are also included.
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    PATTERNITY

    "Astounding and mesmerising... Prepare to have your eyes opened - wide. " - Vogue Living"The founders of Patternity have earned their stripes and are on a mission to show just how much patterns can do.' - The TelegraphPattern is everywhere we go and in everything we do. We wear patterns, we walk over them, we even eat, drink and think them - we always have and we always will - but it's unlikely they demand too much of our attention... Innovative creative and cultural organization PATTERNITY exists to join the dots. From fashion and design to the natural world, look beyond the mundane forms that we see every day to find the hidden beauty in the underlying patterns that normally pass us by.A source of endless inspiration and innovation, this uniquely curated book will open your eyes anew.
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    Philip's Street Atlas East Sussex

    From Philip's, the UK's leading publisher of county street atlases.Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest.Practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads.BEXHILL, BRIGHTON, EASTBOURNE, HASTINGS, HOVE, LEWES, UCKFIELD, BATTLE, BURGESS HILL, CROWBOROUGH, EAST GRINSTEAD, HAILSHAM, HAYWARDS HEATH, HEATHFIELD, MAYFIELD, NEWHAVEN, PEACEHAVEN, POLEGATE, PORTSLADE-BY-SEA, ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS, RYE, SEAFORD, SOUTHWICK, WADHURST.Philip's Street Atlas East Sussex gives detailed coverage of the county in a convenient spiral-bound format. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest. Also included are fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.Philip's Street Atlas East Sussex is suitable for both business and leisure use.
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    Philip's Street Atlas East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

    The only atlas with all the named streets in East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire.From Philip's, the UK's leading publisher of county street atlases.Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest.Practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads.BEVERLEY, GRIMSBY, HULL, SCUNTHORPE, YORK, BARTON-UPON-HUMBER, BRIDLINGTON, BRIGG, CLEETHORPES, DRIFFIELD, FLAMBOROUGH, GOOLE, HATFIELD, HOLME-ON-SPALDING-MOOR, HORNSEA, IMMINGHAM, MARKET WEIGHTON, POCKLINGTON, SELBY, STAMFORD BRIDGE, WITHERNSEA.Philip's Street Atlas East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire gives detailed coverage of the region in a convenient spiral-bound format. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a scale of 1.75 inches to 1 mile, with larger scale maps at a scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile for the following towns: Beverley, Bridlington, Cleethorpes, Cottingham, Driffield, Goole, Grimsby, Hornsea, Kingston upon Hull, Market Weighton, Scunthorpe, Selby and York. In addition, Beverley, Kingston upon Hull and York city centres are shown at 7 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest. Also included are fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.Philip's Street Atlas East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire is suitable for both business and leisure use.
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    Philip's Street Atlas Glasgow and West Central Scotland

    From Philip's, the UK's leading publisher of county street atlases.Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest.Practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads.AYR, EAST KILBRIDE, KILMARNOCK, PAISLEY, STIRLING, AIRDRIE, ALEXANDRIA, ALLOA, BEARSDEN, CLYDEBANK, COATBRIDGE, CUMBERNAULD, DUMBARTON, FALKIRK, GREENOCK, HAMILTON, HELENSBURGH, IRVINE, JOHNSTONE, KIRKINTILLOCH, LANARK, MOTHERWELL, PORT GLASGOW, SALTCOATS, WISHAW.Philip's Street Atlas Glasgow and West Central Scotland gives detailed coverage of the region in a convenient spiral-bound format. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile. In addition, Glasgow city centre is shown at 7 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest. Also included are fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.Philip's Street Atlas Glasgow and West Central Scotland is suitable for both business and leisure use.
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    Philip's Street Atlas Cheshire

    The only atlas with all the named streets in Cheshire.From Philip's, the UK's leading publisher of county street atlases.Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest.Practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads.CHESTER, CREWE, MACCLESFIELD, NORTHWICH, RUNCORN, WARRINGTON, ALDERLEY EDGE, ALSAGER, AUDLEM, CONGLETON, ELLESMERE PORT, FRODSHAM, HELSBY, HOLMES CHAPEL, KELSALL, KNUTSFORD, LYMM, MALPAS, MIDDLEWICH, NANTWICH, NESTON, POYNTON, SANDBACH, TARPORLEY, WIDNES, WILMSLOW, WINSFORD.Philip's Street Atlas Cheshire gives detailed coverage of the county in a convenient spiral-bound format. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile. In addition, Chester city centre is shown at 7 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest. Also included are fixed single and multiple speed-camera locations, with corresponding speed limits.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.Philip's Street Atlas Cheshire is suitable for both business and leisure use.
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    Philip's Street Atlas Birmingham and West Midlands

    All the named streets in Birmingham and the West Midlands metropolitan area.Updated edition for 2016 with new business parks and estates added.From Philip's, the UK's leading publisher of county street atlases.Street maps show car parks, schools, hospitals and many other places of interest.Practical route-planning section showing all A and B roads.BIRMINGHAM, COVENTRY, DUDLEY, SANDWELL, SOLIHULL, WALSALL, WOLVERHAMPTON, ALDRIDGE, BEDWORTH, BLOXWICH, BRIERLEY HILL, BROMSGROVE, BURNTWOOD, CANNOCK, CASTLE BROMWICH, HALESOWEN, HINCKLEY, KENILWORTH, KIDDERMINSTER, LICHFIELD, NUNEATON, REDDITCH, ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA, SMETHWICK, STOURBRIDGE, STREETLY, SUTTON COLDFIELD, TAMWORTH, TIPTON, WARWICK, WEDNESBURY, WEDNESFIELD, WEST BROMWICH, WILLENHALL.This fully updated Philip's street atlas of Birmingham and West Midlands gives comprehensive and detailed coverage of the area in a convenient spiral-bound format. The route planner shows all the A and B roads, and can be used when driving to get close to the destination before turning to the relevant large-scale street map.The street maps show every named road, street and lane very clearly, with major roads picked out in colour. The maps are at a standard scale of 3.5 inches to 1 mile. In addition, the centres of Wolverhampton, Birmingham and Coventry are shown at 7 inches to 1 mile.Other information on the maps includes postcode boundaries, car parks, railway and bus stations, post offices, schools, colleges, hospitals, police and fire stations, places of worship, leisure centres, footpaths and bridleways, camping and caravan sites, golf courses, and many other places of interest.The comprehensive index lists street names and postcodes, plus schools, hospitals, railway stations, shopping centres and other such features picked out in red, with other places of interest shown in blue.Philip's Street Atlas Birmingham and West Midlands is suitable for both business and leisure use.
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