THE STORY: The time is Christmas week, 1962, the place a locker room in a rundown, small town gymnasium, where a touring women's basketball team, The Shooting Stars, is getting ready to face off against a local men's team. High-spirited and mostl
'Shooting Stars', The Film Lover s Guide to Los Angeles, a lavishly illustrated coffee table book, shows you where to see and meet celebrities in Los Angeles with over 300 photographs taken by the author, ranging from candid shots to major red carpet events. It also gives you an informative account of Hollywood history and offers an unusually rich insight into film with little known celebrity facts... all through the eyes of a film buff, a passionate celebrity photographer, and a specialist in film history and cinematic trends. The ideal gift for any film lover! "
Promised futures disappear before they start when the tech industry lay-offs begin. Three students stuck without plans after graduation scramble to find a solution. They create a web-site to show recruiters for an industry filled with people looking for work. Their creation, a matchmaking web-site called WAABANG, has a special theme. It features profiles of people who have saved lives. Firefighters, prison guards, and ordinary citizens make up the people on the site. These different people are followed as they save lives and begin their search for their mate. The studentsa project gains attention as a novelty and proves to be too much work. They hire Jake Bullough as a researcher whose ideas turn their project into one possible future. Will their project stand up to the numerous copies that appear when they gain attention? How can three inexperienced students create a future in an industry where companies fail not only because of the competition but from their own decisions?
Following the death of a popular singer, journalist Laura Mackenzie stumbles upon a connection one of his lesser known songs shares with several other artworks created over the course of the twentieth century. All were produced in different mediums chosen by diverse artists, yet all bear the same name and use common imagery. As Laura unravels the message of the artworks and explores each artist’s inspiration, she is drawn into a series of coincidences, dreams, and visions that lead her to a stunning conclusion. Meanwhile, the experiences serve to open her heart to a new love and a new life.
My Unexpected Life Photographing Hollywood's Most Famous
Author: Jennifer Buhl
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Get an Insider Glimpse into What Life is Really Like Among Hollywood's Bright Lights and Big Stars As a young woman struggling to make ends meet in L.A., photographer Jennifer Buhl never dreamed that a chance encounter with the paparazzi would lead her to chasing celebrities around in her bright-red, beat-up pickup truck. It wasn't long before she became one of the most successful "paps" in the business, photographing and interacting with stars up close and seeing her iconic pictures across magazine covers nationwide. A Hilarious and Utterly Addictive Memoir... Shooting Stars is the first memoir to offer the inside scoop on the world of paparazzi and their surprisingly cooperative relationship with the stars. Jennifer recounts her wild ride through this testosterone-driven industry with moxie, weaving juicy real-life celebrity encounters with her own poignant story of searching for love and finding her way among the glittering lights of Tinseltown. An Irresistible Snapshot... A smart and sassy chronicle of celebrity culture, fame, and the art of perfect timing, Shooting Stars reveals the real lives of Hollywood's rich and famous—from behind the camera.
Everyone agrees that the paparazzi are the scourge of the earth. They're low. They're despicable. They'll do anything for that perfect shot. And yet...how long could you go without your Us Weekly fix? Meet Josephine Foster, or 'Zo Jo as she's called in the biz. The best pint-sized photographer of them all, Jo knows that the public-and the stars-have a symbiotic relationship with the paparazzi. She doesn't mind doing what it takes to get that perfect shot, until she's sent on a major undercover assignment to shoot Ned Hartnett-teen superstar and the only celebrity who's ever been kind to her-at an exclusive rehabilitation retreat. The money will be enough to pay for Jo's dream: fine portrait photography classes, and maybe even quitting her 'zo gig for good. Everyone at the retreat wants to know: what Ned's in for? But Jo certainly doesn't know what she's in for: falling in love with Ned was never supposed to be part of her assignment . . .