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Capturing Britain on camera

Advantages: Superb photography
Disadvantages: More photographs deserved to win prizes!

Landscape Photographer of the Year is the publication that features the winners and other commended entries from renowned landscape photographer Charlie Waite's Take a View competition. The contest is run in collaboration with the AA, who publish this boo ...

denella 11.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 5 - AA Publishing

The Glasgow of my Youth

Advantages: A wonderful document of Glasgow's social history in the 1970s
Disadvantages: None really - except if you prefer to view images in colour

Although I was born in the 1960s, I don’t recall much from that decade at all. I turned six in early 1970 and for me the seventies marks my childhood. In that decade I went from considering the two bus trip from our house to my nana’s home in Glasgow a ...

rosebud2001 16.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of 1970's Glasgow: Through the Lens - Stenlake Publishing

A visual delight

Advantages: Beautiful photography; diverse subject matter
Disadvantages: Photos across double pages spoiled by join between pages

The title “Simply Beautiful Photographs” is of course self-explanatory. This book is a National Geographic publication, a hardcover book containing wonderful images printed on high quality paper. It is just asking to be devoured, but there is of course ...

denella 11.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Simply Beautiful Photographs - Annie Griffiths

The history of life through a lens - Life by Frans Lanting

Advantages: Great photographs
Disadvantages: Very little information

...Frans Lanting is an acclaimed wildlife photographer whose worked has been published in National Geographic amongst others. In this book he displays the results of his project to ‘tell the story of life from its earliest beginnings to its present diversit ...

cbmcfc123 28.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Life - Frans Lanting