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Kindle Paperwhite, 6" High Resolution Display with&hellip by Kindle
2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I will confess to owning one of the original Kindles, a good device without doubt.The introduction of a backlit screen is a logical development, technology moves onwards, but not always upwards. I have reservations about the use of a bright backlit screen be it a Kindle, smart phone or a massive tv at the bottom of the bed, particularly at night time. I know we are modern people and this is really handy for use in bed whilst our partner Zzzzz's away, but in order to have a good nights sleep we need to reduce the level of light reaching our eyes in order that we secrete melatonin, and melatonin is required for us to get a good nights sleep. I feel technology should enhance our lives,… Read more
New Photo Series 3: Print (Ansel Adams Photography&hellip by Ansel Adams
I purchased the trilogy of these books, The Camera, The Negative and The Print as I wished to reintroduce myself to the magic of film based photography. Ansel Adams was a formative photographer, he was also methodical, systematic and philosophical. If you enjoy detailed, clear and concise information combined with art then I think you will enjoy his approach. Yes, these books were written before the mass introduction of digital media, but knowing the roots of any subject is bound to produce insights and connections. Photography is about images, emotions and interpretation. You may consider little value in understanding something of different film types, papers and developers, but digital… Read more
New Photo Series 2: Negative:: The Ansel Adams Pho&hellip by Ansel Adams
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I purchased the trilogy of these books, The Camera, The Negative and The Print as I wished to reintroduce myself to the magic of film based photography. Ansel Adams was a formative photographer, he was also methodical, systematic and philosophical. If you enjoy detailed, clear and concise information combined with art then I think you will enjoy his approach. Yes, these books were written before the mass introduction of digital media, but knowing the roots of any subject is bound to produce insights and connections. Photography is about images, emotions and interpretation. You may consider little value in understanding something of different film types, papers and developers, but digital… Read more