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National Geographic Complete Photography
National Geographic Complete Photography
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Books/Photography

A comprehensive illustrated reference about photography and the camera, this book combines how-to advice, knowledgeable commentary, and useful tips on how to take and look at photographs. Not just a how-to book, it is a how-does-it-work book, focusing on cameras, photographs, and photographers. Throughout, voices and photographs from the greatest of National Geographic photographers add authority to these pages. Chapters build from camera basics—like how a digital camera works, what different lenses do, and the definition of exposure—to advanced and specific techniques—such as taking the best family candids, underwater photography, or techniques for capturing fireworks on film. Every chapter includes a feature called "My Perspective," highlighting a National Geographic photographer and his or her work with a personal note on photography. Every chapter ends with a feature called "What Makes This Photograph Great?"—twelve different iconic National Geographic photographs are analyzed thoroughly for their subject matter, composition, lighting, and exposure—by James P. Blair, longtime National Geographic photographer. A fascinating illustrated timeline of photography places milestone moments in the developing technology and art of photography into historic context. With something for everyone, novice and experienced amateur alike, designed in such a way that a reader can dip in and out of page after page, this complete reference will become a family favorite, to which young and old will refer over and over for years to come.


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$28.00
2014 National Geographic National Parks & Monuments Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic National Parks & Monuments Wall Calendar
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From Acadia National Park in Maine to Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota to Death Valley in California, this U.S. National Parks and Monuments calendar highlights the truly spectacular landscapes that the country prides itself on. Hopefully it will inspire you to explore and protect these natural treasures.


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National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

"Out of a windless August night
A luna moth in ghostly light
Beat softly on my window screen
Tick-tick-ticking-all silver green.
She whispered secrets in my ear—
I am but a stranger here.
The stars are scrawled across the sky/By ghostwriters, the Moon and I.
You will not see me here tonight—/I have a thousand stars to write.”


$24.95
2014 National Geographic Butterflies Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Butterflies Wall Calendar
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The Achilles morpho butterfly, with its vibrant blue bands, is just one of the brilliantly colored insects you'll meet over the year with National Geographic's 2014 calendar. The Achilles is found throughout much of South America, from Suriname to Argentina.


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National Geographic Image Collection - Mini Edition
National Geographic Image Collection - Mini Edition
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Category: Books/Photography

Behind National Geographic's worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the most extensive, valuable, and unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection. The book by the same name, now in small format, lets readers plumb the fascinating depths of this immense archive from the earliest photographs collected in the late 19th century to the cutting-edge work of today. Both iconic and never-before-seen images from virtually every corner of the globe, every species of wildlife, and amazing human achievements in exploration, adventure, science, and more are showcased and placed in historic, artistic, technical, and journalistic context. The book is divided into four themes: Wilderness, Exploration, and Adventure; Wildlife; Peoples, Cultures, and Lifestyles; Science and Climate Change. Each section's content and images describe the evolution of photography, both technically and aesthetically.


$17.95
National Geographic Photographing Birds
National Geographic Photographing Birds
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There are an estimated 85 million American birders, and just about every one carries a camera. But there's an art to capturing birds on film, and who better to reveal the tricks of the trade than two of National Geographic's foremost birders/photographers?


$19.95
2014 National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes Engagement Calendar
2014 National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes Engagement Calendar
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Schedule your days in style with National Geographic’s marvelously illustrated 2014 Beautiful Landscapes weekly engagement calendar. Each page features a dazzling image of our planet’s magnificent treasures as captured by National Geographic’s renowned photographers. They journey to every corner of the globe to discover the unadulterated beauty that still exists in the world—and bring it back to you. You’ll delight in awe-inspiring scenery and evocative images including pristine snow-swept mountains, vibrant fields of flowers, lush tropical islands, native wildlife, and more. From the North Pole to the South Pole, Asia to the Americas, and everywhere in between, you’ll discover the most breathtaking settings our world has to offer.


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2014 National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes Wall Calendar
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Category: Books/Calendars and Stationery

Schedule your days in style with National Geographic’s marvelously illustrated 2014 Beautiful Landscapes wall calendar. Each page features a dazzling image of our planet’s magnificent treasures as captured by National Geographic’s renowned photographers. They journey to every corner of the globe to discover the unadulterated beauty that still exists in the world—and bring it back to you. You’ll delight in awe-inspiring scenery and evocative images including pristine snow-swept mountains, vibrant fields of flowers, lush tropical islands, native wildlife, and more. From the North Pole to the South Pole, Asia to the Americas, and everywhere in between, you’ll discover the most breathtaking settings our world has to offer.


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National Geographic Moments: Weddings
National Geographic Moments: Weddings
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This spectacular collection features stunning photographic tributes to great moments in life—whether it be the finest of gardens or the most sentimental of weddings. This book captures the emotion and history of each ''moment'' and allows you to relive them over and over again.


$12.95
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2015 National Geographic National Parks and Monuments Wall Calendar
2015 National Geographic National Parks and Monuments Wall Calendar
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A dazzling series of images featuring the most scenic places in America: our National Parks. This 12-month calendar offers an inspiring journey through America's unspoiled wilderness, over majestic mountains, cavernous canyons, and rippling rivers.


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National Geographic: The Image Collection
National Geographic: The Image Collection
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Category: Books/Photography

Behind National Geographic's worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the finest, most extensive, and most unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection.


$50.00
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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

The National Geographic Little Kids Big Book of Animals is an adorable animal reference sure to be welcomed by parents and librarians alike. Filled with fluffy and scaly creatures big and small, this appealing book introduces the youngest explorers to the world of wildlife, using a child-friendly format inspired by the blockbuster National Geographic Little Kids magazine. This exciting new reference for the very young mirrors the magazine's square shape, readable fonts, and fun content, to keep little ones thrilled with every colorful page.


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National Geographic Ultimate Field Guide to Photography
National Geographic Ultimate Field Guide to Photography
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Category: Books/Photography

Thoroughly updated, straightforward and entertaining, this is the ultimate source for people seeking how-to advice from the editors and photographers of National Geographic.


$24.95
2014 National Geographic Giraffes Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Giraffes Wall Calendar
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Did you know that like each giraffe's coat is distinctive, just like human fingerprints? Its species name is camelopardalis, acknowledging its similarity to a camel's body and a leopard's spots.


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2014 National Geographic Canada Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Canada Wall Calendar
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O Canada! The truth north, strong and free. Canadians take pride in their nation's varied landscapes. From its great white Northern tundra to its colorful coniferous autumns and rolling prairies, Canada’s varied landscape is presented here with 12 images by leading landscape photographers. National Geographic Canada 2014 is a breath of fresh air as it provides majestic, vivid photographs of this captivating country.


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2014 National Geographic American Landscapes Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic American Landscapes Wall Calendar
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Witness the majestic landscapes of America. See the natural beauty through two dozen vivid photographs from around the country. Monthly vignettes give you more information and interesting facts about all the wonderful places this calendar will take you, from the Grand Teton mountain range in Wyoming, to bald cypress trees in Florida's Apalachicola National Park.


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2014 National Geographic Animal Moms Wall Calendar
2014 National Geographic Animal Moms Wall Calendar
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From giraffes, to pandas, and even rhinos, this 12-month calendar of Animal Moms and their young is sure to put a smile on your face.


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National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography
National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Landscape Photography
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Category: Books/Photography

Ever wonder how landscape photographers manage to capture every detail in a panoramic shot of the Grand Canyon? Want to make a waterfall look like velvet? Or highlight the shafts of sunlight in your pictures of forests? These answers and more can be found in this definitive new guide to landscape photography—a must-have resource for amateur and experienced shutterbugs alike.


$21.95
National Geographic Readers: Spiders
National Geographic Readers: Spiders
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You don’t have to look far to see a spider’s web—in the corner of the window, on a fence, or in a bush—spiders make their homes everywhere. And there are so many kinds of spiders! Some red, some blue, yellow, and more…all fascinating. Amazing photography and easy-to-understand text makes Spiders a hit in this National Geographic Kids series.


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National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Who could resist celebrating sea turtles? They may seem like lazy ocean reptiles drifting with the oceans’ currents, but they are actually long-distance swimmers that spend their entire lives searching for food and a mate. What’s more, they come with their own built-in GPS, returning to the exact beach where they were born to lay their own eggs. Kids will learn all about these tranquil and mysterious animals through brilliant photography and illustrations, plus the trusted and distinctive content you love from NG Kids!


$3.99
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Count
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Count
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Kids never get tired of counting and neither does National Geographic Little Kids. Introducing National Geographic Little Kids Look & Learn: Count! This first installment in the Look & Learn series will keep kids engaged for hours. Using gorgeous animal photography, children will learn number recognition through observational learning in isolation and in context—an important early learning concept. Each animal appears isolated on the page and associated with a number, and on the following page, the same number of animals appear in their natural environment. Parents will love watching their kids grow and learn with this fun new companion that is the perfect size for little hands to take everywhere.


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National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Digital Video
National Geographic: The Ultimate Field Guide to Digital Video
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With the explosive popularity of camera phones, streaming video, and YouTube.com, digital video is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the snapshot. National Geographic catches this emerging trend with an essential how-to guide.


$21.95
National Geographic Little Kids Wild Tales: Look Out, Cub!
National Geographic Little Kids Wild Tales: Look Out, Cub!
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Cub wants to play! But everyone is too busy, and he heads out to explore on his own. As Cub climbs over branches he wonders what it would be like to see as far as the birds. With this curiosity, Cub climbs the tree higher and higher, until he can see far and wide. Unfortunately Cub has climbed too high and becomes stuck! All alone, he calls to Mom who comes to his rescue. Will Cub ever learn not to wander off alone? With stunning animal photography combined with brilliant illustrations, kids will have a blast reading with story with their parents.


$9.99
National Geographic Stunning Photographs
National Geographic Stunning Photographs
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Capturing the moment in which a firecracker explodes into a burst of electric energy or the last rays of the sun as it stretches across a red rock valley, certain special photos offer an unrivaled conduit to the world around us. Shot by National Geographic's most renowned photographers and peppered throughout with inspiring quotations, Stunning Photographs is a vibrant tapestry of images that showcases the medium's ability to reveal extraordinary moments of wit and discovery, harmony and intimacy, energy and joy. Definitive, striking, and always unstaged, the remarkable pictures in this book will appeal to all who want to enjoy the smorgasbord of colors, textures, and sensations that comprise the fabric of everyday life.


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2015 National Geographic Wolves Wall Calendar
2015 National Geographic Wolves Wall Calendar
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Wolves are legendary because of their spine-tingling howl. They have as many friends as foes—they have met conflict with humans as a result of preying on farm animals, but are also regarded with respect as intelligent and socially complex creatures. This 12-month calendar features breathtaking photography of one of the animal world's most fearsome natural villains.


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2015 National Geographic American Landscapes Wall Calendar
2015 National Geographic American Landscapes Wall Calendar
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Witness the splendid landscapes of America: crisp clear lakes, majestic mountains, bewildering canyons, and enchanted woods. See the natural beauty through a dozen vivid photographs from around the country. Monthly vignettes give you more information and interesting facts about all the wonderful places this calendar will take you, from Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, to cypress trees on Florida's Loxahatchee River.


$14.99
National Geographic: The Photographs
National Geographic: The Photographs
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Category: Books/Photography

From the famous Afghan girl whose haunting green eyes stare out from the book's cover, and her poignant story that captured the world's interest, to award-winning photography culled from the Society's vast archives, The Photographs offers readers an inside look at National Geographic and a sharp-eyed view of the world.


$16.95
National Geographic The Covers
National Geographic The Covers
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National Geographic The Covers is the definitive cover collection from the world's most beloved magazine. The magazine with the famous yellow border has been in publication for more than 125 years, and its vast array of cover stories have opened our eyes to a richly diverse world and taken us to places we only dream of visiting: deep within the rain forest, miles below the surface of the ocean, and into the farthest reaches of the universe. Captured by some of history's most gifted and innovative photographers, these covers tell a fascinating story of the last 125 years, one in which air power has advanced from the Wright Brothers to the Space Age, undersea exploration has evolved from awkward submersibles to sleek subs that can penetrate the ocean's deepest trench, and the natural world has transformed from a vast territory of exploitable resources into one in need of our protection. The Covers also reveals the captivating stories behind unforgettable images—from the piercing green eyes of the Afghan girl to the haunted, hunted gorillas of the Congo's Virunga Crater. Decade by decade, the covers chart our evolving understanding of global culture and the unfolding of international political events as they record groundbreaking discoveries and the enduring beauty of our natural world.


$50.00
Mother's Love
Mother's Love
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

The worldwide leader in animal photography, National Geographic brings us Mother's Love: Inspiring True Stories From the Animal Kingdom, a collection of the most moving and intimate portraits of animal mothers and their babies. Each photograph shows animal moms as they nurture, play, teach, and protect their young. Sprinkled throughout are inspirational quotes ("All I am I owe to my angel mother." —Abraham Lincoln) and unbelievable true stories of maternal heroism, like the mother duck from Vancouver who persuaded a human passerby to rescue her ducklings from a storm drain. Page after page will touch your heart and remind us all of the valuable roles that mothers play—both in the wild and at home. A perfect gift for any budget, Mother's Love is a great way to celebrate Mother's Day, a new arrival, or any old day to show your mom how much you care.


$9.95
Daily Joy
Daily Joy
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Category: Books/Photography

The first in National Geographic's 365-photo-a-day line of inspirational books, Daily Joy unites inspiring words of joy with lovely National Geographic images of the world—a perfect gift to keep on your bedside table to read just before bed or first thing in the morning. Daily Joy's elegant design features 365 days of gorgeous National Geographic photography, each one paired with a meaningful quotation, meditation, or thought that will help readers find joy every day of the year. Each month has a theme, and all the quotes are centered around it:

  • January/Renewal: "Just where you are—that's the place to start." —Pema Chodron
  • February/Love: "Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls." —Khalil Gibran
  • March/Authenticity: "Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." —Mahatma Gandhi
  • April/Growth: "A jug fills drop by drop." —Buddha
  • May/Courage: "It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it has to have tried and succeeded." —Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • June/Perspective: "It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." —J. K. Rowling
  • July/Adventure: "Life itself is the proper binge." —Julia Child
  • August/Freedom: "Freedom is from within." —Frank Lloyd Wright
  • September/Purpose: "The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause." —Mark Twain
  • October/Fulfillment: "Ah! There's nothing like staying home for real comfort." —Jane Austen
  • November/Wisdom: "Sleep is the best meditation." —The Dalai Lama
  • December/Faith: "Peace is always beautiful." —Walt Whitman

As poet John Keats wrote, "A thing of beauty is a joy forever," and readers will turn to Daily Joy year after year to find wonder, awe, and happiness in the world around them.


$19.95