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Press Release- Photographic Visions


Release from Rocky Nook

Contact: Rocky Nook, Inc. — (805) 687-8727 — Press@rockynook.com

Santa Barbara, CA-April 23, 2013

Photographic Visions: Inspiring Images and How They Were Made is a treasure trove of world-class photography that will motivate and entertain photographers of all levels. This is the second volume of the highly successful 1x.com series.

To create this volume, the curators of the online gallery 1x.com selected 95 stunning images from the thousands of amazing images found on their website. The images in the book are by previously unknown photographers from across the globe. The photographic genres in this book are varied, and there is something for every type of photographic interest, from portraits to landscapes to abstracts. Each image is accompanied by information about the photographer, the vision and story behind the image, and details about the techniques and tools used to capture and process the image. With this book, 1x.com delivers a marvelous body of work that is beautiful enough for the coffee table and informative enough for use as a photographic guidebook.

About the authors:

1x.com is an online photo gallery and social network. Every photo displayed on the site has been hand picked by a professional curator, which has resulted in a gallery of world-class photography. Many of the exceptional photos published on 1x can be bought as premium fine art prints.

Photographers published on 1x benefit from wide exposure with thousands of views on every photo. The network provides a unique critique forum with specially assigned “senior critics” who give expert feedback on photographers’ work. Users can also discuss photography with one another. It is a truly vibrant international community with more than 180 nationalities represented.

Photographic Visions


Published by Rocky Nook

978-1-937538-30-9, 240 pages, $39.95 US, $41.95 CA Soft Cover 8”x10″

About Rocky Nook

Rocky Nook’s books are distributed worldwide by O’Reilly Media.

Rocky Nook was founded in early 2006 in Santa Barbara, California, and is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a leading publisher of books on technology based in Heidelberg, Germany. The focus of Rocky Nook’s publications is on digital photography. However, other areas related to modern photography, such as imaging and computer technology, are also important to us. Our mission is to demystify the cutting-edge developments in digital photography, providing practical instruction to enhance the skills of amateur and professional photographers. Our books offer in-depth information on technological advances in the digital photography workflow. We strive to support the efficiency and creativity of our readers, with the ultimate goal of fostering outstanding image quality.