Real photo postcards : unbelievable images from the by Tulcensky, Harvey; Tulcensky, Harvey; Wolff, Laetitia;

By Tulcensky, Harvey; Tulcensky, Harvey; Wolff, Laetitia; Alden, Todd

It can be difficult to think, yet there really used to be a time whilst the postcard photo used to be no longer a clich. to arrive it, you will have to set your clock again to the top of the 19th century, while an Act of Congress allowed american citizens to mail a card for only one cent. many years later, Kodak brought an easy-to-use and cheap folding digital camera that positioned postcard energy into the arms of normal voters, atmosphere off a craze. Real photograph Postcards is a suite of the main outlandish and idiosyncratic, attractive or even sometimes extraordinary photos of this early postcard interval.

Painstakingly assembled from the gathering of Harvey Tulcensky, one of many world's such a lot avid creditors of those unique postcards, Real picture Postcards comprises pictures of average phenomena (floods, storms, fires), major highway the United States, rural existence, political parades, and wacky "exaggeration" playing cards (such as a photographically manipulated massive rabbit!). jointly those playing cards exhibit an oddly own and intimate standpoint of the USA on the flip of the 20 th century

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 8: Maximum Performance. Unleash the by Mark Galer

By Mark Galer

Using a distinct blend of step-by-step initiatives, motion picture tutorials and pattern photographs, Mark Galer publications the reader in the course of the strongest photograph enhancing instruments that components has to offer. Discussing and demonstrating the abilities and know-how to create professional-quality effects with this budget-priced software program. no matter if optimizing images for printing, bettering photographs for max impression, or developing amazing, seamless montages, this e-book will let any aspiring electronic specialist to get the utmost functionality from the credits crunch authorized software.

The package deal is complted with an astonishingly accomplished DVD full of over 7 hours of motion picture tutorials, a hundred+ pattern photos, a inventory picture gallery in addition to automatic activities to get much more out of the software.

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Practical Astrophotography by Jeffrey R. Charles (auth.)

By Jeffrey R. Charles (auth.)

Almost all novice astronomers are looking to take pictures of the evening sky. For all however the easiest star-trail photographs, this includes equipment - a telescope force - to trace the celebrities, necessary to atone for the rotation of the earth. the duty turns into much more complex whilst photographing very small or very faint items that require excessive magnification or very lengthy publicity times.
Amateurs have many techniques in line with their necessities, technical skill, and budget. Astrophotography for Amateurs appears to be like in any respect the chances, together with general ("wet") images, CCD imaging, and glossy innovations of computing device enhancement. There are sections approximately photographing assorted periods of astronomical item from the Moon to faint nebulae, in addition to a radical examine the gear needed.

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Daido Moriyama: Journey for Something by Matthias Harder, Erik Kessels, Daido Moriyama

By Matthias Harder, Erik Kessels, Daido Moriyama

Daido Moriyama (born 1938) first attracted overseas cognizance within the Seventies, together with his gritty, black-and-white images of Shinjuku, a bustling sector of Tokyo. released for a spring 2012 exhibition at Galerie Alex Daniels-Reflex, Amsterdam, and with greater than 230 large-scale pictures, Journey for Something deals a thrilling evaluate of Moriyama's new paintings, in addition to his vintage photographs and a few never-before-seen images which have been rigorously chosen by way of the artist for this quantity. lots of Moriyama's images are shot with a mild, hand held digital camera, from time to time via a window or from around the road, usually as though he have been a vacationer himself. Comprising a large collection of playful and nearly surrealist photographs reproduced in huge layout, Journey for Something follows Moriyama from Tokyo to Osaka, from shimmering rows of nightclubs to footwear dangling from a mobilephone cord and a guy working bare in the course of the streets.

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Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed-Matter Physics by D. P. Landau, S. P. Lewis, H.-B. Schüttler

By D. P. Landau, S. P. Lewis, H.-B. Schüttler

Greater than a decade in the past, as a result of the exceptional progress within the energy of laptop simulations, The college of Georgia shaped the 1st institutional unit dedicated to using simulations in learn and educating: the heart for Simulational Physics. because the simulations group multiplied additional, we sensed a necessity for a gathering position for either skilled simulators and neophytes to debate new innovations and up to date leads to an atmosphere which promoted prolonged dialogue. accordingly, the guts for Sim­ ulational Physics confirmed an annual workshop on contemporary advancements in laptop Simulation stories in Condensed subject Physics. This year's workshop was once the 12th during this sequence. It was once held on the college of Geor­ gia, March 8-12, 1999 as an unofficial satellite tv for pc convention to the Centennial assembly of the yankee actual Society in Atlanta, GA. the continuing curiosity proven through the medical group demonstrates rather sincerely the necessary goal which the sequence has served. those complaints supply a "sta­ tus file" on a few vital themes. This quantity is released with the aim of well timed dissemination of the fabric to a much broader viewers. we want to supply distinctive due to IBM company for his or her beneficiant aid of this year's workshop. This quantity includes either invited papers and contributed shows on difficulties in either classical and quantum condensed subject physics. we are hoping that every reader will take advantage of really expert effects in addition to cash in on publicity to new algorithms, equipment of study, and conceptual devel­ opments.

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Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art by David W. Bernstein, Christopher Hatch

By David W. Bernstein, Christopher Hatch

This quantity seems on the artistic paintings of the good avant-gardist John Cage from an exhilarating interdisciplinary point of view, exploring his actions as a composer, performer, philosopher, and artist.

The essays during this assortment grew out of a pivotal amassing in which a spectrum of members together with composers, song students, and visible artists, literary critics, poets, and filmmakers convened to envision Cage's awesome inventive legacy. starting with David Bernstein's introductory essay at the reception of Cage's tune, the quantity addresses themes starting from Cage's reluctance to debate his homosexuality, to his paintings as a performer and musician, and his forward-looking, provocative experimentation with digital and different media. numerous of the essays draw upon formerly unseen sketches and different resource fabrics. additionally incorporated are transcripts of vigorous panel discussions between a few of Cage's former colleagues. Taken jointly, this assortment is a much-needed contribution to the research of 1 of the main major American artists of the 20 th century.

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Living with myths: the imagery of Roman Sarcophagi by Paul Zanker, Bjorn C. Ewald, Julia Slater

By Paul Zanker, Bjorn C. Ewald, Julia Slater

Roman sarcophagi have involved posterity because the center a while, principally as a result of their mythological reliefs. Living with Myths offers a entire advent to this significant style, exploring such matters because the position of the mythological pictures in way of life of the time, the messages they impart in regards to the Romans' view of themselves, and the reception of the sarcophagi in later eu paintings and paintings historical past. the quantity is absolutely illustrated with fine quality photos, which permit readers to understand the creative caliber of the reliefs and to probe for themselves the messages they communicate. including the textual content, including analyses of particular sarcophagi, the photographs open up a landscape of Roman cultural historical past within the 2d to the early 4th centuries CE.

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Digital Photography: 99 Easy Tips To Make You Look Like A by Ken Milburn

By Ken Milburn

Get suggestions and suggestion for taking larger photographs along with your camera from professional photographer Ken Milburn. observe the entire cool stuff you can do--like making panoramas, brief videos, fast shot sequences for net animations, immediate greeting playing cards (both in print and for the Web), restoring and retouching photos--and even more.

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Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing From Life: Over 1,000 by George B. Bridgman

By George B. Bridgman

“An integral volume...published for the 1st time in paperback....More than 2 hundred illustrations of fingers and 1000s of pictures of fingers, shoulders, heads, torsos, legs, knees, and feet.” — Library magazine. “It a deeply felt have to draw the human determine from a vantage aspect of knowing and visible acuity.”— Arts & actions.

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