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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

Focussing on the basics

Advantages: Very easy to follow, a lot of information, good examples and projects, good price
Disadvantages: Won't offer much to very experienced photographers

I have been getting into photography recently after buying my first digital SLR camera about a year ago. The amount my camera does is mind boggling after spending years using a point and shoot. Even after 12 months of experimentation I needed a few tips a ...

misspurple7 20.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Collins Complete Photography Course - John Garrett

No... These Are The Real 'Back In The Days'

Advantages: Rare for what it offers
Disadvantages: Text only at the very beginning and end

‘Back In The Days’ was published in 2002 and came out to coincide with the then-popular mini Old School revival when it came to Hip Hop. Much more prominent and clear in 2007-2010 era of the genre, this occurred again in a manner which interconnected both ...

XICripZ 09.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Back in the Days - Jamel Shabazz

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

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 ...

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Review of Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 5 - AA Publishing