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Art of Bird Photography: The Complete Guide to Professional Field Techniques
Art of Bird Photography: The Complete Guide to Professional Field Techniques
by Arthur Morris
Edition: Paperback
17 used & new from CDN$ 58.64

5.0 out of 5 stars The Cream of the Crop, June 16 2004
I own every bird photgraphy book that Amazon lists and this is by far the most useful - and I say that even though I am a Nikon photographer. Beyond the basics, Morris emphasizes exposure, sharpness, composition. He is a good teacher. Moreover, he walks the talk. If you put all the bird photography books on a table and just looked at the pictures, Morris's photos would stand out from the rest in every respect: sharpness, "snap", color balance, compostion, and the sense that they were captured at the critical moment.
A warning to all you digital photographers! Morris shoots film. When you see what he achieves with it, you will be tempted to take your old film body out of the closet and phone New York for a rush order of 20 cartridges of Fuji Velvia.

Random Walk Down Wall Street 8e
Random Walk Down Wall Street 8e
by Burton Malkiel
Edition: Hardcover
27 used & new from CDN$ 2.68

5.0 out of 5 stars A Classic Reaches Maturity, Aug. 4 2003
If you only read six books about the market, this should be one of them. As well as being fun to read, "Random Walk" has finally, after 30 years of revisions and improvements, become a useful investment guide.
There is more than one appoach to success in the market. Some of them actually work, but they require more time and effort than most people have to spend. If, like most of us, you want to concentrate on your career and family and investment is a sideline then this book is for you. If I were to paraphrase the thrust of this book it would be, "First of all, do no harm."
Even if you follow a different approach, you would ignore the data in this book at your peril.

One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market
One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market
by Peter Lynch
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 14.44
58 used & new from CDN$ 3.59

5.0 out of 5 stars A Modern Classic, April 10 2003
Simply stated, this is best single book I have found in the fifty years that I have studied the market. If you are going to try to beat index funds (hard to do!) this is what you need.

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