For anyone struggling to see more than just what’s in front of them

Around the World in Cut-Outs
Globe-hopping artist Paperboyo transforms real iconic landmarks and settings around the world into works of art and amusement by just holding up a cut-out and snapping a photo. Here is New York’s Guggenheim Museum as a flowerpot, the Eiffel Tower sporting butterfly wings, a giant octopus peeking its tentacles out of the Roman Colosseum, and nearly a hundred more images of wonder and humor. Organized into categories such as Quirky Architecture, Pop Culture, and Playing with Food, the book also covers Paperboyo’s process with these topics:
• Behind the Scenes
• The Fails
• D.I.Y.

Featuring favorites from his wildly popular Instagram feed plus many never-before-seen delights, entertaining captions, behind-the-scenes, and cut-outs for readers to make their own images, Around the World in Cut-outs encourages a different and delightful view of the world around us.
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Around the World in Cut-Outs

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Sexiest: 15 Years of Stunning FHM Women—A Visual Celebration

This is us staying forever young—or gracefully aging if you’re into counting years and such. you can likewise say this is us taking our sweet time to savor the gratifying pauses that come our way. We’ve been fortunate enough, afer all, to still be standing tall today, making history any chance we get.

Fifteen years ago, the very thought of us getting praised for our contributions to Pinoy pop culture had never really crossed our minds. Ever since issue no. 1, our only goal has always been to come out with a monthly issue worthy of our bylines. Behind the scenes, we hustle, work hard, and make full use of our hands and brute strength to deliver an issue that’s always way better than our last. We also never stop dreaming up eye-popping features (or “content” as you kids now call it) and mind-blowing concepts for cover shoots, calendars, specials, books, events, and magazine redesigns. In the process of all this finetuning, we’ve helped to either jumpstart or revitalize the careers of many a star—Patricia javier, diana zubiri, the Viva Hot Babes, Aubrey miles, Angel Locsin, Katrina Halili, Cristine Reyes, sam Pinto, jennylyn mercado, marian Rivera, and so many more accomplished actresses today.

What has kept us going through the years—aside from our wholehearted willingness to evolve with the times and learning from our mistakes—is our readiness to collaborate with only the best. In constantly partnering with both the country’s master and up-and-coming photographers, seasoned celebrity stylists, make-up artists, and open-minded managers of our chosen stars, we continue to capture and produce sensational and tasteful pictures that become events in themselves and the ultimate in #squadgoals high.

Sexiest: 15 Years of Stunning FHM Women—A Visual Celebration is the book that best punctuates our journey so far. this is us stopping time so we can all appreciate the inspirational and transformative power of photography. Feel free to relive the memories, ladies and gentlemen. But remember not to get stuck. It won’t be long before our journey starts all over again.

Sexiest: 15 Years of Stunning FHM Women—A Visual Celebration
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Secrets to Exposure and Metering for Nikon

Master Your Exposure And Metering Controls!
Exposure and metering – no other pair of photographic tools has the potential to make or break your images like these two! And yet, completely leveraging them to create phenomenal imagery is one aspect of photography that continually eludes many photographers.

So many of us go through our photographic life with an incomplete understanding of things like shutter speed, F/Stop, ISO, metering, exposure modes, etc. Well, not anymore! This book fills completely in the gaps.

In this e-book, we tackle both exposure and metering – to the extreme! Just wait till you dive into the 670 + pages jam-packed with information, illustrations, photos, and examples that directly translate to killer images on your memory card each and every time you head out.

“The book has been a pleasure to write and although you and I may never have crossed paths, it was a privilege sharing this with you. I hope we can meet out there in the field one day.
Until then, wishing you the best!”
~Steve Perry
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Great book for learning about Exposure and Metering when using Nikon DSLR
via SoftArchive

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Secrets to the Nikon AF System

This is over 450 pages of everything I know about the Nikon AF system. It’s far more than just a supplement to the instruction manual, this is a guide that will teach you, step by step, how to really use the system! Each page will instill advice and confidence so you’ll feel completely comfortable each time you adjust your AF settings in the field.

We’ll examine everything from the basics of autofocus to how the AF system actually works inside the camera. We’ll look at all the different AF area modes (like Dynamic, Group, 3D, etc), I’ll show you new ways to focus that you may never have been exposed to before, we’ll discuss how the Live View AF system works, we’ll go over every custom setting for autofocus – what to use and why, we’ll look at all the AF controls on your lenses, we’ll cover AF fine tuning, killer focusing tips and techniques, and the top ten reasons you aren’t getting sharp images! WHEW!

“The book has been a pleasure to write and although you and I may never have crossed paths, it was a privilege sharing this with you. I hope we can meet out there in the field one day.
Until then, wishing you the best!”
~Steve Perry
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Secrets to the Nikon AF System
via SoftArchive

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Girls and Their Cats

For New York City fashion and beauty photographer BriAnne Wills, the “crazy cat lady” is a myth. Co-written with Elyse Moody, senior editor at Martha Stewart Living, this book redefines the stereotype by showcasing 50 strong, independent, and artistic women who take the world in stride, flanked by their beloved felines. With its vibrant cover and gorgeous faux-suede spine, Girls and Their Cats features striking portraits and engaging profiles of each woman and her cat—or cats—including fun facts unique to each furry friend.

Girls include:
• Hannah Shaw, humane educator, animal advocate, and founder of the neonatal kitten rescue project Kitten Lady
• Christene Barberich, cofounder of Refinery29
• Alyssa Mastromonaco, author, Crooked Media podcast host, and reproductive rights activist
• Maria Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of NPR’s Latino USA
• Nikki Garcia, owner and designer of the clothing line First Rite
• Erica Chidi Cohen, doula, author, and cofounder of the reproductive health education company Loom
• Anka Lavriv, tattoo artist and co-owner of Black Iris Tattoo

Interspersed throughout are amusing lists any cat lady will find relatable, from “How to Catproof Your Home” to “The Chorus of Cat Sounds,” as well as an adoption resource guide and a list of rescue organizations in the United States and Canada.

Girls and Their Cats
This irresistible book celebrates the powerful bond between a girl and her cat, proving that we need them just as much as they need us.

ISBN: 1452176795

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Photo Inspiration: Secrets Behind Stunning Images

The inspiration you need to help improve your photography skills
Well-known for their stunning world-class photography, 1x.com has worked with their most talented photographers to handpick 100 awe-inspiring images and provided the back-story and photographer’s secrets that helped capture them. This book presents you with inspiration as well as underlying techniques that can help improve your photography skills immediately.

Silent Song
This is the voice of a marginal society that is constantly pushed aside by the greed of a civilization, and whose voices are unheard. They live in the trash left behind by the strong who always threaten the environment of the world. No matter how hard they scream and how loud they sing, they would never be heard. The only sound is that of damage that is growing into a bigger threat each day.
Final Toto is a photographer from Jakarta, Indonesia
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Big Sister
I took this picture when on a bike tour in the mountains together with some friends. It was a full day adventure through villages and the countryside. I always carry a camera when I go adventuring or walking and take pictures when looking at beautiful scenery or meeting interesting people.
Adhi Prayoga, photographer
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The Court of Heaven: “A Galley’s Last Stand”
I had taken a two week touring vacation to the north of France in June 2008. We arrived at around midday to find this scene. The immediate possibilities were obvious but the conditions were poor; the tide was out with the boat beached upon uninteresting sand with harsh, unforgiving and unattractive light. Still it was a scene that excited us greatly, and we knew that there was potential here.
Mal Smart, photographer
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Freedom
This one was created as an entry to a challenge. The subject was “fences.” I scratched my head to find a creative way to feature fences. Fences can obviously engender a prison-like feeling, so the idea of freedom quickly appeared. From there, I sketched out several options, and I found this one to be pretty effective.
Christophe Kiciak, photographer
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Painting of Nature
This image was taken in a place named Situ Gunung. In the Indonesian language, situ means lake and gunung means mountain.
Hardibudi, photographer
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Photo Inspiration: Secrets Behind Stunning Images
* Shares behind-the-scene stories of the featured photos from the photographers themselves, from their artistic vision to the technical details that went into each shot
* Offers clear, concise, and accessible descriptions for the ideas, vision, performance, setup, location, equipment, camera settings, lighting diagrams, and image editing methods of each amazing photo
Photo Inspiration provides a unique combination of the final photograph with the tools and knowledge that made it possible, all of which are aimed at helping you meet your photographic potential.

ISBN: 978-1-118-29052-1

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Wildlife of the World

In Wildlife of the World truly spectacular portrait-style photography brings you “face-to-face” with individual animals in up-close and engrossing profiles on how the animals interact with their environments, mate, survive, and even play.

From the shaggy musk ox foraging in the Canadian high arctic to the angered Scottish wildcat prowling the Highlands to the rock-climbing gelada monkey of Ethiopia, each animal featured in Wildlife of the World plays a key role in its environment. An additional eighty-page illustrated reference section on the animal kingdom explains the animal groups and profiles additional species.

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Wildlife of the World
ISBN: 1465438041 | DK Publishing

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