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Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop (Voices That Matter)
Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop (Voices That Matter)
by Scott Kelby
Edition: Paperback
Price: £25.59

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, practical, production-ready techniques, 27 July 2012
As a professional photographer up against tough deadlines for demanding clients in the public eye, this book is a life-saver. 8 hours burning and dodging is all very well - but the techniques described in this book are a massive time-saver and deliver really high quality results. It's also clearly written, thorough, intelligently organised, and highly practical and to-the-point - all the things that photography books so rarely are.

Since Scott Kelby's helped me make a living, it seems only fair I can chip in to help him earn his! I highly, highly recommended this book.


Swingers [VHS] [1997]
Swingers [VHS] [1997]
VHS
Offered by dyerwilliams
Price: £4.99

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars this movie is money baby!, 23 Jan. 2002
This review is from: Swingers [VHS] [1997] (VHS Tape)
man this film rocks,if your like me and your feeling low about yourself due to being single or recently dumped by your girl then this movie is a real pick-me up.the main man 'mikey'is just that guy,he has low self-esteem and cant get to grips with chatting up women in bars,but his buddys rob ,trent and sue make sure he gets what he needs. a funny,well written and filmed movie,made on such a small budget ive seen it 5 times and im gonna see it again.afterwards youll wanna slick your hair back,find a nice jazz/swing bar and kick it ...


Laughing Stock
Laughing Stock
Offered by MUSIC-4-THE-MASSES
Price: £49.99

39 of 43 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very simply, among the absolute best, 7 Nov. 2001
This review is from: Laughing Stock (Audio CD)
Just to add my tu'penny to what the others have said here. Talk Talk are one of the very finest bands ever to have recorded: even their earlier electro-synth-pop stuff is often much more inventive and interesting and lovely than its peers; but from The Colour of Spring onwards they really did move into another gear. Spirit of Eden is the rootsier, bluesier of the two final, great albums; Laughing Stock is, if anything, prettier and more accessible, though it is less conventional (!) and more eclectic. It has a folky, Celtic-y tinge to it, though for God's sake don't let that put you off - since that's not my cup of tea either ('course, if it is, you'll be in clover) - but there is just enough to evoke, wonderfully, night and water and trees, and all the -best- aspects of that sort of thing. But, like all good albums, it sounds a mess at first: and it is that mess that you will discover is actually a complexity, a complexity that means you will take forever to discover its every little perfection; every sudden surprising melodic flourish; every obscure symmetry. Your intellect will appreciate its sheer boldness and effrontery, your heart will fall in love with its beauty, and your soul will travel with it into a stunningly delineated soundscape of sadness and joy; of despair and of hope.
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The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy
The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy
by James S. Trefil
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting, 5 Jan. 2001
Hardly innovative or penetrating, but a solid and accessible work essentially assaying the importance of utility assessments in ethical problems where the best human knowledge shows justice considerations to be marginal.


Atom Heart Mother
Atom Heart Mother
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £11.92

5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting indicator of future greatness, 22 Jan. 2000
This review is from: Atom Heart Mother (Audio CD)
It would hardly be accurate to suggest the Atom Heart Mother stands next to the colossal masterpieces that followed it, but, despite Roger Water's dismissal, it still remains, both as a fascinating stage of a journey from the flawed, vital psychedelia of Piper to the astonishing and incomparable Dark Side, and as a musically and lyrically ambitious and rewarding album in its own right, a worthy member of the Floyd canon, which, from the extraordinary opener which runs from stark and lilting violins to dissonant musique concrete, through Wright's Beatles-esque stomp Summer of '68 and Gilmour's fragile, pretty Fat Old Sun, to Wright's delightful maritime piano on Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast, a track that yields the phrase 'marmalade, I like marmalade; marmalade, I like marmalade' which I am reliably informed was on every cool kid's lips in 1969, provides the attentive and patient listener with an often sensitive and never less than fascinating musical experience, which is after all what you would expect from the greatest band ever, even when in their formative tentative years: roll on Meddle! ... all one sentence; not bad, eh?


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