The Concept of Non-Photography (English and French Edition)

By François Laruelle

Myriads of negatives inform of the area, talking between themselves, constituting an unlimited dialog, filling a photosphere that's positioned nowhere. yet one unmarried photograph is sufficient to exhibit the true that each one photographers aspire sooner or later to trap, with out ever rather succeeding in doing so. however, this genuine cohabits in detail with negatives, with clichés as embedded in our lives as they're imperceptible. images are the thousand flat points of an ungraspable id that purely shines - and infrequently very faintly - via anything else. What extra is there to a photograph than a curious and prurient look? And but it's also a desirable secret.

The idea of Non-Photography develops a rigorous new taking into account the photo in its relation to technological know-how, philosophy and paintings, and introduces the reader to all the key options of Laruelle's 'non-philosophy'.

Bilingual (English/French) variation

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Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Photography: An Instant Start-Up Manual for New dSLR Owners

By David D. Busch

With the expanding availability of cheap electronic SLR cameras, critical photographers are actually snapping them up. those refined and flexible cameras have certain merits and contours and the "Quick Snap consultant to electronic SLR images: An speedy Start-Up handbook for brand spanking new dSLR vendors" serves as a advisor to get any new dSLR consumer up and working speedy. protecting simply the necessities, the booklet covers all the fundamentals particular to dSLR images. New talents are taught on two-page spreads and have transparent and concise instructions and lots of full-color illustrations and photographs. applicable for any model of dSLR digital camera, the booklet can have information clients up and taking pictures very quickly.

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The Best of Family Portrait Photography: Professional Techniques and Images

By Bill Hurter

Artwork from 30 of the industry's most sensible photographers is used to focus on either clearcut capturing techniques and colourful, leading edge ways to relatives portraiture during this guide meant for proposal collecting and proposal. suggestion on focal size, standpoint, and maximizing the possibility of electronic apparatus highlights the technical points of relatives portraiture whereas staff posing thoughts show how top to flatter each one topic and bring a feeling of relations team spirit. A long dialogue of lighting—the spine of portraiture—and the manipulation of shadows and highlights instructs photographers on how you can create temper and curiosity in a number of lighting fixtures situations, either interior and out. Specifics on adjusting physique traces, shades, and shapes, operating with kids, and making a cozy surroundings make sure that the photographer captures the original character of every kinfolk with dynamic and tasty images.

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Photographing Yosemite Digital Field Guide

By Lewis Kemper

The suitable better half consultant for taking pictures awe-inspiring photographs of Yosemite!

Whether utilizing a compact digicam or a high-end dSLR, this significant other advisor provide you with particular info for taking incredible photographs of a few of the main recognizable landmarks on the planet. even if you target to trap memorable images of part Dome, El Capitan, Vernal Fall, Mariposa Grove, or one in all Yosemite's different many impressive points of interest, this transportable source is going the place you cross and walks you thru invaluable counsel and strategies for taking the easiest shot possible.

You'll realize advised destinations for taking photographs, steered apparatus, what digital camera settings to exploit, most sensible occasions of day to photo particular points of interest, how you can deal with climate demanding situations, and extra. additionally, attractive photographs of Yosemite's so much breathtaking points of interest and recognizable landmarks serve to either encourage and help you as you embark on an grand photographic adventure!

  • Elevates your images abilities to a brand new point with images secrets and techniques from expert photographer Lewis Kemper
  • Presents transparent, comprehensible assistance and strategies that span all ability degrees, utilizing every kind of electronic cameras, from compact cameras to excessive finish DSLRs
  • Features Yosemite's major sights in alphabetical order in addition to thumb tabs at the pages so that you can quick and simply entry the data you're looking for
  • Shares certain details and perception on severe themes, comparable to excellent destinations to photo from, the easiest time of day to shoot, digital camera gear to have convenient, climatic conditions, and optimum digital camera settings to consider

Whether you are a neighborhood accustomed to the territory or a customer seeing this gorgeous U.S. nationwide Park for the 1st time, this convenient consultant can help catch incredible photos!

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The Art of the Photograph: Essential Habits for Stronger Compositions

By Rob Sheppard

Learn to take higher images during this step by step, how-to photography consultant jam-packed with tips about lighting fixtures, gear, thought, and more.

Featuring greater than 2 hundred of grasp photographer artwork Wolfe's gorgeous images, The artwork of the Photograph helps novice photographers of all degrees holiday undesirable conduct and shatter universal but unsuitable assumptions that carry many photographers again. this can be Wolfe’s final grasp classification, during which he stocks crucial insights and methods discovered in 4 a long time of award-winning images. besides co-author Rob Sheppard, Wolfe demanding situations us to prevent targeting topics we believe we must always picture and as an alternative, to “see like a digital camera sees,” hunt down a private viewpoint, and build wonderful, significant pictures. You’ll additionally find out how to:

·      Reexamine prejudices that outline (and restrict) what you photograph
·      See past the topic to permit gentle and shadow lead you to the proper image
·      locate suggestion, together with the tale at the back of Wolfe's personal photographic journey.
·      Use formal paintings ideas to construct extra compelling images.
·      decide on definitely the right digicam and lens for the picture you spot on your mind's eye.
·      realize the ten lethal sins of composition—and easy methods to keep away from them.
·      …and even get a behind-the-lens examine Wolfe’s apparatus and workflow.

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Business Cards

By Liz Farrelly

Business playing cards: The paintings of claiming Hello is the last word company card e-book, bringing jointly the simplest examples of playing cards created via designers all over the world. enterprise playing cards are a big layout problem; developing profitable playing cards is all concerning the smart use of area; yet a little area. And that’s no longer all. A layout must make a touch, stick out from the gang or announce you as a part of a workforce; and the way do you resolve the matter of making a universally understood message whereas catering to cultural modifications and a number of languages? fabrics also are very important; now not all playing cards are computing device revealed, and this ebook positive factors playing cards on punched steel, stitched textile, playing cards with heat-sealed cut-outs, or made up of recycled subway tickets, plus shrewdpermanent examples of best-practice utilizing “make-your-own” business-card machines.

Over three hundred playing cards are grouped into sections reflecting diverse layout ways: Typography, images, fabrics, representation and located items. Proving simply how artistic you may be with a restricted area, this booklet is a wealthy resource of principles and notion either for designers and an individual wishing to make an announcement with their company card.

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Photographing New York City Digital Field Guide

By Jeremy Pollack, Andy Williams

Take memorable pictures of the preferred sights within the ny! no matter if utilizing a point-and-shoot or a high-end DSLR, this significant other advisor offers you specific details for taking outstanding photographs of 1 of 1 of the world's so much photographed towns. even if you target to catch the regal Empire country construction, shiny instances sq., old Grand relevant Station, huge critical Park, or certainly one of manhattan City's many different landmarks, this transportable source is going the place you cross and walks you thru precious assistance and methods for taking the easiest shot possible.You'll become aware of instructed destinations for taking photographs, prompt apparatus, what digicam settings to exploit, top occasions of day to picture particular points of interest, the best way to deal with climate demanding situations and extra. moreover, appealing photographs of recent York City's such a lot breathtaking points of interest and recognizable landmarks serve to either motivate and help you as you embark on an grand photographic experience!

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The Low Light Photography Field Guide: The essential guide to getting perfect images in challenging light (The Field Guide Series)

By Michael Freeman

In brilliant gentle, it really is more straightforward to take a gorgeous picture with your DSLR.  while the sunlight starts off to head down otherwise you are taking pictures interior, a complete new ability set is needed.  This new addition to the profitable box advisor sequence will help you shoot what most likely may be the most lovable picture with out the aid of normal light.  not more harsh flash images with dreary backgrounds and less blurry evening pictures that have been uncovered too lengthy. establishing with a bit at the characteristics of alternative forms of low gentle, the ebook then bargains with methods of overcoming gloomy events, no matter if you're capturing handheld or on a tripod.  Post-production fixes also are lined, permitting you to show tough photographs into genuine artworks.

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Real Photo Postcards: Unbelievable Images from the Collection of Harvey Tulcensky

By Todd Alden

It can be tough to think, yet there really was once a time while the postcard snapshot used to be no longer a clich. to arrive it, you'll need to set your clock again to the top of the 19th century, whilst an Act of Congress allowed americans to mail a card for only one cent. many years later, Kodak brought an easy-to-use and cheap folding digicam that positioned postcard strength into the fingers of standard voters, surroundings off a craze. genuine picture Postcards is a suite of the main outlandish and idiosyncratic, appealing or even sometimes weird and wonderful pictures of this early postcard period.
Painstakingly assembled from the gathering of Harvey Tulcensky, one of many world's so much avid creditors of those unique postcards, actual picture Postcards contains photos of traditional phenomena (floods, storms, fires), major highway the United States, rural existence, political parades, and wacky "exaggeration" playing cards (such as a photographically manipulated huge rabbit!). jointly those playing cards convey an oddly own and intimate point of view of the United States on the flip of the twentieth century.

...a number of the main outlandish and idiosyncratic, attractive or even sometimes extraordinary photographs of this early postcard interval. -- New England Antiques magazine, December 2005

...this quantity deals a special glimpse of the early twentieth century in the course of the eyes of the everyman. -- Publisher's Weekly

Sometimes appealing, every now and then outlandish or weird and wonderful, those postcards painting the optimism, sincerity, and stark fact in their time -- Step inside of layout, Jan/Feb 2006

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L'Art de la composition et du cadrage : peinture, photographie, bandes dessinées, publicité

By Bernard Duc

Une bonne photograph doit frapper le destinataire... et elle doit se graver durablement dans sa mémoire ". Que vous soyez peintre, dessinateur, graphiste, photographe ou cinéaste, beginner ou professionnel, vous êtes quotidiennement confronté à ces exigences. Dans cet ouvrage très précis et documenté (plus de one hundred twenty reproductions), l'auteur vous offre une étude expérimentée et complète de l'élaboration de l'image composition, cadrage, choix du structure, étude de l'équilibre des lots, des différents plans, des contrastes, du vide et des espaces... remark transcender los angeles réalité, remark choisir les composants d'une photograph et les hiérarchiser pour mettre le sujet en valeur, remark jouer sur los angeles psychologie des formes... Et ainsi, insensiblement, vous serez conduit à trouver votre nombre d'or.

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