Category: Photography

  • The Educated Eye: Visual Culture and Pedagogy in the Life Sciences (Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture)

    By Michael R. Dietrich

    The production and processing of visible representations within the lifestyles sciences is a serious yet frequently neglected point of clinical pedagogy. The trained Eye follows the nineteenth-century include of the seen in new spectatoria, or demonstration halls, throughout the twentieth-century cinematic explorations of microscopic nation-states and simulations of surgical procedure in digital fact. With essays on document Edgerton’s stroboscopic options that iced up time and Eames’s visualization of scale in Powers of Ten, between others, participants ask how we're taught to work out the unseen.
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  • 500 Poses for Photographing Brides: A Visual Sourcebook for Professional Digital Wedding Photographers

    By Michelle Perkins

    Containing quite a few modern photographs via best photographers, this vital handbook bearing on marriage ceremony pictures explains posing basics in addition to the best way to create a flattering, feature-specific photograph--one that specializes in the top, shoulders, hands, legs, or torso--in assorted degrees of close-ups, from head-shots to full-lengths.
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  • Paris in Color

    By Nichole Robertson

    Take a trip during the world's so much romantic urban, touring from colour to fantastic colour with this beguiling e-book. An orange café chair, brilliant blue bicycles opposed to a fence, a weathered white door—Nichole Robertson's luxurious images of the certain info of Paris, all prepared via colour, evoke a feeling of serendipitous discovery and have fun the town as by no means earlier than. immediately a piece of paintings and a window into the center of the city, Paris in Color will shock and enjoyment those that love artwork, layout, colour, and, in fact, Paris!
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  • Humanitarian Photography: A History (Human Rights in History)

    By Heide Fehrenbach, Davide Rodogno

    For good over a century, humanitarians and their corporations have used photographic imagery and the most recent media applied sciences to elevate public knowledge and cash to relieve human agony. This quantity examines the historic evolution of what we this day name "humanitarian photography" - the mobilization of images within the carrier of humanitarian tasks throughout kingdom barriers - and asks how we will account for the shift from the fitful and debated use of images for humanitarian reasons within the overdue 19th century to our present state of affairs within which photographers marketplace themselves as "humanitarian photographers." This ebook is the 1st to enquire how humanitarian images emerged and the way it operated in assorted political, institutional, and social contexts, bringing jointly greater than a dozen students engaged on the background of humanitarianism, foreign enterprises and nongovernmental companies, and visible tradition in Africa, Asia, the center East, Europe, and the USA. in keeping with unique archival learn and educated through present old and theoretical methods, the chapters discover the historical past of the mobilization of pictures and feelings within the globalization of humanitarian agendas as much as the current.
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  • Simple Scene, Sensational Shot: Artistic Photography from Any Environment

    By Simon Bond

    How many folks have positioned the digicam away after a vacation to a distant unique place? This booklet will assist you utilize your neighborhood sector to make remarkable photographs. A wealth of innovations and inventive ways will open your eyes to the sweetness that surrounds you all over, and make you spot the area with new eyes. not just is the booklet jam-packed with technical counsel, yet there is a bankruptcy which may act as your consultant as you discover at any place with a digital camera. This ebook also will take you thru various ways to creating a sequence of photographs, to your personal leisure or exhibit, so that you can create masterpieces that inform a narrative from their position at the wall, not only your reminiscence card. Having learn this e-book you will by no means positioned the digicam down on your local, and for those who do trip to that unique vacation spot you could count on much more attractive effects out of your images than ever before.

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  • Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras

    By Andrew S. Gibson

    To these of you new to images, your camera is sure to appear advanced. there are such a lot of controls and buttons. How are you aware which of them to exploit? if truth be told that you simply don’t need to recognize what each functionality in your digicam does on the way to take nice photographs. you simply want an figuring out of the basics, and one eye on a superb picture. that can assist you research I wrote learning images – the easy consultant you’ve been trying to find that teaches you the way to exploit your electronic camera.

    Mastering images is written for you:

    It explains find out how to use a camera in language a whole newbie can simply understand.
    It has intensity – you are going to get back to studying images many times as your figuring out of images improves.
    It retains issues uncomplicated and exhibits you simply the controls in your digicam it's good to use.
    it truly is choked with great, vibrant and inspirational photos.
    It explains why composition, an appreciation of lovely gentle and post-processing are only as vital to inventive photographers as figuring out which buttons to press and modes to use.
    It has a whole part that explains the tale and strategies at the back of the images within the ebook.

    What you are going to learn

    What the inventive triangle is, and why inventive photographers comprehend that images is ready greater than making a choice on which buttons to press at the camera.
    the way to stream from your camera’s absolutely automated publicity modes and take keep watch over of your camera’s settings.
    What your camera’s Mode Dial does, and why you just want to know the best way to use Programmed vehicle (P), Aperture precedence (A) and Shutter precedence (S) modes.
    The function of aperture, shutter pace and ISO in acquiring the optimal exposure.
    the right way to use the inventive points of aperture, shutter velocity and ISO to create appealing photos.
    find out how to hinder digicam shake.
    tips on how to use photo Controls.
    What white stability is and why it matters.
    Why the uncooked layout is a lot more straightforward to exploit than the JPEG format.
    What the luminance histogram and spotlight alert are and the way to take advantage of them to ensure your images are good exposed.

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  • Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture, 1931-1941

    By Katerina Clark

    In the early 16th century, the monk Filofei proclaimed Moscow the "Third Rome." through the Thirties, intellectuals and artists world wide considered Moscow as a mecca of secular enlightenment. In Moscow, the Fourth Rome, Katerina Clark indicates how Soviet officers and intellectuals, in looking to catch the mind's eye of leftist and anti-fascist intellectuals in the course of the global, sought to set up their capital because the cosmopolitan middle of a post-Christian confederation and to rebuild it to develop into a beacon for the remainder of the world.

    Clark presents an interpretative cultural historical past of the town throughout the an important Nineteen Thirties, the last decade of the nice Purge. She attracts at the paintings of intellectuals akin to Sergei Eisenstein, Sergei Tretiakov, Mikhail Koltsov, and Ilya Ehrenburg to make clear the singular Zeitgeist of that the majority Stalinist of sessions. In her account, the last decade emerges as a big second within the prehistory of key strategies in literary and cultural reports today-transnationalism, cosmopolitanism, and international literature. by means of bringing to mild overlooked antecedents, she offers a brand new polemical and political context for knowing canonical works of writers resembling Brecht, Benjamin, Lukacs, and Bakhtin.

    Moscow, the Fourth Rome breaches the highbrow iron curtain that has circumscribed cultural histories of Stalinist Russia, by way of broadening the framework to incorporate huge interplay with Western intellectuals and developments. Its integration of the understudied overseas size into the translation of Soviet tradition treatments misunderstandings of the world-historical importance of Moscow below Stalin.

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  • 500 Poses for Photographing Women: A Visual Sourcebook for Portrait Photographers

    By Michelle Perkins

    Next to lighting fixtures, posing is the main not easy element of photography—with such a lot of physique elements to catch, the probabilities are never-ending, and it’s all too effortless to make a incorrect flip. This illustrated reference offers either beginner shutterbugs and professional professionals with the suitable position to show whilst wanting speedy posing recommendations and clean rules. Containing 500 modern photographs via best photographers, this critical handbook explains posing basics in addition to find out how to create a flattering, feature-specific photograph—one that makes a speciality of the top, shoulders, fingers, torso, or feet—in various degrees of close-ups, from head-shots to full-lengths.
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  • Amateur Photographer [UK] (21 May 2016)

    Review: novice Photographer is the world’s oldest weekly photographic journal, proven in 1884. it's the revered authority for information and experiences, with precise checks and investigations at the most modern apparatus. The weekly contents comprise interviews and columns from a number of the world’s top photographers and sensible strategy to motivate and enthuse the committed readership, to whom taking photographs is way greater than only a pastime. crucial examining for these drawn to purchasing photographic apparatus or in need of recommendation approximately enhancing their photograph taking.
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  • 50 Photo Projects - Ideas to Kickstart Your Photography

    Whether you need to get extra out of your DSLR or are easily trying to find new artistic avenues to discover, "50 photograph tasks" indicates you the way to wreck from your convenience quarter and take a look at anything new.

    Packed with worthy the right way to create lovely pictures, Lee Frost offers the intense principles that may reinvigorate your images, from thought on what to photo, to creative tasks with classic, pinhole and toy cameras.

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