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The Aspects of Contemporary Photographic Lighting explores and explains how to work with lighting in photography in an effective way. Lighting has proven to be difficult for most beginners. Offering advice from personal experience, the author covers the many different aspects of lighting in photography, and how to successfully work with lighting. Recognizing that lighting is artistry, the publication looks at techniques with a creative and innovative eye.
Jesse Miller’s The Aspects of Contemporary Photographic Lighting:
Author(s): Jacques Giard
The Contextual Nature of Design and Everyday Things focuses on the history of industrial design beginning in the 18th century in principally in Europe and the United States but does so with a thematic twist. Instead of revealing the world of everyday things in a chronological manner as many books do, The Contextual Nature of Design and Everyday Things does so by way of different themes. This direction is taken for one principal reason: design never occurs out of context. In other words, the design of everyday things is a reflection of place, people and process.
The Critical Eye: An Introduction to
Looking at Movies, Third Edition Revised, prepares students to look
beneath the surface of today's most pervasive and powerful form of art,
entertainment, information and persuasion. How do movies communicate? How do
viewers learn to "read" a film? Developing a critical eye means becoming
visually literate: capable of understanding the narrative, visual and aural
elements of film.
Author(s): Allen Webber
The History of Music begins with a coverage of the elements of music, including musical instruments and the singing voice. It then continues with a chronological coverage of musical style, important genres, composers, performers, and forms. This chronological survey begins with selected Biblical references to music and the music of Greek Antiquity, progressing through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th century’s musical styles, including jazz, film composers, and a brief reference to the minimalist composers.