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"Have you seen a purple cow?!"

Advantages: Great light reading
Disadvantages: Very big book (so also quite heavy reading!)

...came across this book whilst browsing on Amazon, and once I had read a little about it, I just had to have it. The list price is £24.95, but Amazon charge only £16.46, and there are many copies available new and used for as little as £13.00, I have just ...

ajaybie 03.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A Guide to Visual Awareness.

Advantages: Endless hours of fascination and amusement.
Disadvantages: It's heavy.

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, a renowned designer and art director, is a great coffee table book full of interesting and random information to keep the reader entertained. The book has won a number of awards. The book is hard back, ...

nickyct 25.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A book you could learn something everyday from...

Advantages: Have a look for five minutes or three hours...
Disadvantages: If anything it is the size..

...I acidentally came acroos this book through a friend, flicking through intially i decided to ask to borrow it overnight, 2 weeks later he had it returned. The thoughts and concepts of being so simple with design really opens your mind to thinking differen ...

j.o.n 27.06.2006 · Read full review
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Stephen Johnson on Digital Photography

Advantages: Inspiring clear text, sample images, background stories
Disadvantages: Some sections could have been bigger

There are a great many books on Digital Photography you can choose from. Some tell you how to use your camera. Others show you how to work with Photoshop and it's ilk. Others concentrate on specifics such as portraiture. This book is rather different. ...

ilaskey 12.02.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Stephen Johnson: On Digital Photography - Stephen Johnson

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The Shock of the New

Advantages: A Good introduction to 20th Century Modernism
Disadvantages: Rambles a bit in places

...This has become a seminal book for all art students and is as comprehensive an introduction to modernism in Art you are likely to get as far as covering all the main movements/schools of the 20th century. I thought it would be interesting to review ...

jouk04 30.11.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Shock of the New - Robert Hughes

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