Photographic Lighting Equipment: A Comprehensive Guide for Digital Photographers

By Kirk Tuck

From flashlights and the most effective studio digital flashes to gentle stands and battery/inverter packs, this all-encompassing survey evaluates the sizeable array of lights and kit suggestions on hand to expert photographers. starting with a simple historical past of the function of lights gear and the interaction among advances in trap and lighting fixtures applied sciences, the emphasis then shifts to advances made in the earlier 5 years that experience enabled photographers to contemplate extra low-powered and value powerful suggestions than ever earlier than. as well as selecting the big variety of drugs presently at the market—as good as these photographers may well devise on their own—this reference examines the professionals and cons of a number of the applied sciences and gives feedback for his or her such a lot useful use. photos of the gear surveyed in addition to real-life images created with different items of apparatus are interspersed in the course of the textual content. different precious tricks contain tips for maximizing versatility, investment in every bit of kit, and a “Top-Ten Must-Have List.”

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The Naked and the Lens: A Guide to Nude Photography

By Louis Benjamin

The bare and the Lens is designed as either a technical consultant and a creative idea. choked with appealing pictures of the nude shape, it additionally indicates you the way this is technically accomplished. The ebook covers key issues: proposal, lighting fixtures, directing, post-production, and artisic re-interpretation and the way to discover types. criminal and picture liberate concerns are coated to boot.

The suggestions are updated, together with Photoshop CS4, uncooked catch and capturing with a grey card to seize actual white stability info. The lights part also will convey how you can get studio caliber mild from hot-shoe flashes through adapting them to umbrellas and gentle packing containers.

Regardless of even if you're capturing in a studio or in a box, this e-book will enable you to create artistic endeavors with nude our bodies and it'll additionally educate via suggestion in a special interview part with prime nude photographers all over the world via their phrases and their photographs.

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Exploring Religion in Ancient Egypt (Blackwell Ancient Religions)

By Stephen Quirke

Exploring faith in old Egypt bargains a stimulating assessment of the research of old Egyptian faith by means of reading examine drawn from past the time-honored limitations of Egyptology and laying off new gentle on entrenched assumptions.

  • Discusses the evolution of faith in old Egypt – a trust process that continued for 3,000 years
  • Dispels a number of sleek preconceptions approximately old Egyptian spiritual practices
  • Reveals how humans in old Egypt struggled to safe health within the current existence and the afterlife

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Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids

By Kip Fulbeck

From loved author and artist Kip Fulbeck, writer of Part Asian, a hundred% Hapa, this well timed number of pics celebrates the faces and voices of mixed-race little ones. At a time whilst 7 million humans within the U.S. on my own determine as belonging to multiple race, curiosity in problems with multiracial id is speedily becoming. Overflowing with uplifting elementsincluding captivating photographs, handwritten statements from the kids, first-person textual content from their mom and dad, a foreword by means of Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng (President Obama's sister), and an afterword by means of foreign big name Cher(who is an element Cherokee)this quantity is an inspiring imaginative and prescient of the long run.

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Photography and Surrealism: Sexuality, Colonialism and Social Dissent

By David Bate

This transparent and demanding re-examination of the prestige and utilization of photographic pictures in old surrealism places surrealism's primary matters again into the framework of its old function and serve as. David Bate asks what a surrealist picture truly is. He discusses automatism and the photographic picture, the surrealist ardour for madness, their ambivalent use of Orientalism and adoption of Sadean philosophy and the influence of fascism at the surrealists. finding using images by means of surrealists in the cultural discourses of that historic second, Photography and Surrealism is a surely unique contribution to the sector. The e-book is illustrated with various surrealist images.

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Tavern League: Portraits of Wisconsin Bars

By Carl Corey

In Tavern League, photographer Carl Corey records a special and critical phase of the Wisconsin neighborhood. Our bars are distinctive micro-communities, delivering consumers a feeling of belonging. a lot of those bars are the one public collecting position within the rural groups they serve. those basic taverns supply the person the dear chance for head to head dialog and camaraderie, fairly as humans develop into extra bodily remoted throughout the speeded up use of the internet’s social networking, cellular texting, gaming, and the rapid-fire of email.

This number of 60 pictures captures the Wisconsin tavern because it is this day. Carl Corey’s view is either commonplace and undeniably certain, his photos resonant with someone who has set foot in a Wisconsin tavern. because the Milwaukee magazine Sentinel’s Mary Louise Schumacher has written, “Carl Corey’s photos . . . rfile iconic American locations which are taken with no consideration. . . . they're comforting photos, locations we all know, but additionally eerie and distant, awarded with a feeling of romance and nostalgia that means they're already past.”

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Lighting the Nude: Top Photography Professionals Share Their Secrets

By Roger Hicks

Four hundred nudes--and the lights setups that lead them to glance so good

* A best-seller, on hand for the 1st time in paperback!
* part- and plan-view diagrams of the lights setup for every shot
* contains a listing of photographers, precious for artwork administrators and designers

Available for the 1st time in paperback, the top-selling Lighting the Nude unearths the lights secrets and techniques of the pinnacle photographers operating this day. It showcases greater than four hundred photos of the nude, in a wide selection of kinds. every one picture is followed through targeted lights diagrams and an evidence of what makes the shot paintings. either rookies during this department of images and professional execs will locate lots of inspiring lights principles and functional information. Lighting the Nude is an important reference for each studio photographer’s bookshelf.

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Kalaupapa: A Collective Memory (A Latitude 20 Book)

By Anwei Skinsnes Law

Between 1866 and 1969, an envisioned 8,000 individuals―at least ninety percentage of whom have been local Hawaiians―were despatched to Molokai’s distant Kalaupapa peninsula simply because they have been believed to have leprosy. Unwilling to just accept the lack of their households, houses, and citizenship, those participants ensured they'd be accorded their rightful position in background. They left a robust testimony in their lives within the kind of letters, petitions, track, memoirs, and oral heritage interviews. Kalaupapa combines greater than two hundred hours of interviews with archival records, together with over three hundred letters and petitions written through the earliest citizens translated from Hawaiian.

It has lengthy been assumed that these despatched to Kalaupapa have been unconcerned with the realm they have been compelled to go away in the back of. the current paintings indicates that citizens remained actively and focused on existence past Kalaupapa. They petitioned the Hawaii Legislative meeting in 1874, looking justice. They fervently supported Queen Liliuokalani and the Hawaiian country ahead of annexation and contributed to the relaxation attempt in Europe following international conflict I. In 1997 Kalaupapa citizens endorsed on the United international locations including humans stricken by leprosy from round the world.

This booklet provides in the end the tale of Kalaupapa as instructed via its people.

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Understanding Close-Up Photography: Creative Close Encounters with Or Without a Macro Lens

By Bryan Peterson

In his 6th ebook, popular photographer, well known teacher, and best-selling writer Bryan Peterson demanding situations and evokes us to determine close-up images in new methods once we view it via his eyes. You’ve visible the dewdrops, yet what approximately dewdrops on a bird’s wing or raindrops on a vehicle windshield? You’ve visible the bumblebees on brilliant plants, yet what concerning the fluid fringe of only one petal or the colourful rusting steel at commercial websites? even if Peterson does trap the extra conventional topics, it really is performed in untraditional ways–and usually with minimum really expert apparatus! most vital, he strikes past the general to encourage new methods of having shut, utilizing your lenses, and getting to know unconventional matters.

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