THE COMPLETE AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER, by Dick Boer, published by lliffe & Sons, Ltd. Cloth bound, 6x9, illustrated, 264 pages.
A book which guides the beginner through the entire photographic process. Each phase, from the mechanics of the camera through the darkroom to the final print, is discussed in detail.
HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH WOMEN, by Peter Gowland, published by Crown Publishers, Inc. Cloth bound, 7x9l/4, illustrated, 128 pages, $2.95.
This is a second edition of Peter Gow¡ land’s successful book which deals with the technical, esthetic, and human aspects of photographing women. It includes additional charts, pictures, and text.
ROLLEI HANDBOOK by Alec Pearlman. Published by Rayelle Pub., 5700 Oxford St., Philadelphia 31, Pa. Paper bound, 6 x 4,/2. illustrated, 169 pages, $2.95.
A concise pocket guide to Rollei photography in black-and-white and color.
TYDINGS GUIDE TO THE LEICA by Kenneth S. Tydings. Published by Greenberg: Pub-
lisher. 201 E. 57th St., New York 22, N. Y. Paper bound, 5x7%, illustrated, 128 pages, $1.95.
Based mainly on mechanical and pictorial aspects of Leica cameras, this guide book can also be used for the I Kardon, Leotax, Nicca, and Tower cameras. A special color section is included.
THE SECRET OF BETTER ENLARGING by Richard Gee. Published by The Fountain Press, England; dist. by Rayelle Pub., 5700 Oxford St., Philadelphia 31, Pa. Paper bound, 7% x 4%, illustrated, 52 pages, 50 cents.
Avoiding the deep theoretical principles and optical science of the enlarging process, this book is aimed at helping the reader through the often difficult road to print perfection.
STEREO REALIST MANUAL by Willard D. Morgan and Henry M. Lester. Published by Morgan & Lester, 101 Park Ave., New York 17, N. Y. Cloth bound, 6!/2 x 9, illustrated, 400 pages, $6.
Covering all phases of stereo photography, this book contains black-and-white and color stereo print pairs (viewing glasses included) and editorial contributions by 14 stereo experts. See Stereo Today in the February, 1955 issue of POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY for a detailed i-eview.
OUR BEAUTIFUL WESTERN BIRDS, by Russell T. Congdon. Published by Exposition Press, 386 Fourth Ave., New York. Cloth bound, 6V2 x 9%, illustrated, 408 pages, $9.00.
An informal study with more than 185 action photographs of the birds of the Western states and Canada. Added to Dr. Congdon’s complete account of their life and habits are several chapters on all I phases of bird photography.
MARTIN AND HIS FRIEND FROM OUTER SPACE, by Ivo Duka and Helena Kolda. Published by Harper & Brothers. Cloth bound, 6'/2 x 87/s. illustrated, 96 pages, $2.50.
In this sequel to The Secret oj the Two Feathers we follow Martin and his new friend through their adventures on Earth and their inter-planetary communications on a home-built “Tele-Spacer.” As in the earlier book the authors make freqUent use of double exposures and other trick photographic techniques.
1955 UNIVERSAL PHOTO ALMANAC, edited by Edna Bennett. Published by Falk Publish, ¡ng Company, Inc., 10 West 33 St., New York. Paper bound, 8'/2 x II, illustrated, 254 pages $2.50.
Features on photography and photogra. phers, market and technical information, sections on dealers and distributors, all aré combined in this volume. The lead article is John Steinbeck’s tribute to the late Robert Capa.
EDUCATORS GUIDE TO FREE TAPES, SCRIPTS AND TRANSCRIPTIONS, by Walter A. Wittich and Gertie L. Hanson. Published by Ed ucators Progress Service, Randolph, Wís. Paper bound, 8^/2 x 10^/2, 144 pages, $4.75.
This ic the first edition of a valuable educational service which organizes and describes free informational tapes and transcriptions. It is designed as a companion to the other services, Educators Guide to Free Films and Edticators Guide to Free Slidefilms. Complete title and subject indexes are provided.
PHOTO-DIGEST NO. I, compiled by Philip Johnson. Published by The Fountain Press, distributed in the United States by Rayelle Publications, Inc., Philadelphia. Paper bound, 5'/2 x 71/2, illustrated, 132 pages, $1.95.
Eight complete features by leading photographers on flashbulbs, portrait lighting, photographing chilch'en and animals, pictorial and color photography, using the Leica for nature shots, and making prints. The book includes photographs and charts.
THE WORLD OF ALBERT SCHWEITZER, photographs by Erica Anderson, text and captions by Eugene Exman. Published by Harper & Brothers, 49 East 33 St., New York. Cloth bound, 9x1 I1/», illustrated, 144 pages, $5.00.
This is an impressive photographic record of Albert Schweitzer’s two worlds—the artist and scholar in Europe and the physician and surgeon at Lambaréné in the African jungle. The story describes his life through pictures of everyday occurrences and is amply supplemented by biographical and factual text.
BETTER KODACHROME PICTURES. Published by the Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester 4, N. Y. Paper bound, 6 x 8*/2I illustrated, 33 pages, 35 cents.
A how-to Kodak publication on the use of Kodachrome film under all lighting conditions.—fcs