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Captured by the Light: The Essential Guide to Creating Extraordinary Wedding Photography
IMAGINE THE ADVANTAGE YOU’D HAVE IF ONE OF THE WORLD’S TOP WEDDING SHOOTERS SHARED HIS SECRETS WITH YOU World-renowned wedding photographer, and one of the most widely acclaimed instructors in the industry today, David Ziser brings his no-nonsense, straight-to-the-point teaching style to a book that totally rewrites the rules for how wedding photography is taught. This groundbreaking new book is the first of its kind to focus on the ...
Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits: Stories and Techniques from a Photographer's Photographer
In this first-ever showcase of his work, Gregory Heisler, one of professional photography's most respected practitioners, shares 50 iconic portraits of celebrities, athletes, and world leaders, along with fascinating, thoughtful, often humorous stories about how the images were made. From his famously controversial portrait of President George H.W. Bush (which led to the revocation of Heisler’s White House clearance) to his evocative post-9/11 ...
Tony Northrup's DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography
Stunning Digital Photography is much more than a book; it's a hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 9 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. That's why award-winning author and photographer Tony Northrup's book is the #1 photography e-book with over 100,000 readers. This book gives you five innovations no other book offers: 1) Free video training . Watch over 9 hours of fast-paced, ...
Weber's Real Grilling: Over 200 Original Recipes
For state-of-the-art outdoor cooking and entertainment, who better to turn to than the foremost authority on grills? With the experts from Weber taking you through the basics and beyond, you'll be sizzling in no time. Over 250 recipes show you the way with mouth-watering photography, simple-to-follow directions, can't miss techniques, and even substitution cheats. Flag your favorites-and there'll be plenty-with the handy enclosed Post-It notes. ...
Falling (Fading) (Volume 3)
E K Blair LLC
Sometimes it takes someone else to show us what we are truly capable of becoming. Suffering from years of violent abuse, Ryan Campbell has learned how to keep people from getting too close. But when you shut yourself off, people get hurt along the way. Never caring much about others, Ryan creates a world in which he doesn’t have to feel. When Ryan meets Candace Parker, all of his walls slowly begin to crumble. Not sure of the truth of who she ...
The DV Rebel's Guide: An All-Digital Approach to Making Killer Action Movies on the Cheap
Written by Stu Maschwitz, co-founder of the Orphanage (the legendary guerrilla visual effects studio responsible for amazing and award-winning effects in such movies as Sin City, The Day After Tomorrow, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), this book is a must-have for all those budding filmmakers and students who want to produce action movies with visual effects but don't have Hollywood budgets. The Orphanage was created by three ...
A New World: Reckoning
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Blood had been spilled... Retribution is at hand... Greg rescues several survivors from the clutches of a fanatical group only to find a mysterious force behind him. With only a small team accompanying him, he flees into the night with the force following. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues. Leonard finds their home port lying in ruins. He discovers evidence indicating that part of the fleet may have fled. Turning the Santa Fe west, ...
Photographer's Guide to the Nikon Coolpix P510
Alexander S. White
White Knight Press
This book, a complete guide to the operation and features of the Nikon Coolpix P510, is a follow-up to the author's earlier guides to advanced compact digital cameras, including the Coolpix P500, the predecessor to this model, and several cameras from other manufacturers, including, most recently, the Fujifilm X10 and the Canon PowerShot S100. The new book, like the earlier ones, explains all operations, features, menus, and controls of the ...
The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made
Simon & Schuster
The hilarious and inspiring story of how a mysterious misfit got past every roadblock in the Hollywood system to achieve success on his own terms: a $6 million cinematic catastrophe called The Room . Nineteen-year-old Greg Sestero met Tommy Wiseau at an acting school in San Francisco. Wiseau’s scenes were rivetingly wrong, yet Sestero, hypnotized by such uninhibited acting, thought, “I have to do a scene with this guy.” That impulse ...
Corps Strength: A Marine Master Gunnery Sergeant's Program for Elite Fitness
Paul J. Roarke
Renowned for its rigorous fitness training, the Marine Corps requires every member to be physically fit, regardless of age, grade, gender or duty assignment. Utilizing the experience gained from training and observing Marines for over 28 years, Master Gunny Roarke developed Corps Strength. A comprehensive physical fitness system that brings the best aspects of many different training methods together to achieve "Working Fitness." Long term ...
Digital Lighting and Rendering (2nd Edition)
Crafting a perfect rendering in 3D software means nailing all the details. And no matter what software you use, your success in creating realistic-looking illumination, shadows and textures depends on your professional lighting and rendering techniques. In this lavishly illustrated new edition, Pixar's Jeremy Birn shows you how to: Master Hollywood lighting techniques to produce professional results in any 3D application Convincingly ...
Affiliate Program Management: An Hour a Day
Affiliate marketing is hot; here's how to get your program going Nearly every retailer in the Internet Retailers' Top 500 has an affiliate marketing program. Now free affiliate networks, automation software, and pay-for-performance compensation models are making it easy for small businesses to take advantage of this marketing tool. In the popular An Hour a Day format, this guide features a detailed, real-world, task-based approach to ...
David Busch's Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D Guide to Digital SLR Photography
David D. Busch
Cengage Learning PTR
The Rebel T3/1100D is one of the most affordable entry-level cameras Canon has ever introduced. It boasts 12.2 megapixels of resolution, fast automatic focus, and cool features like the real-time preview system called Live View, and standard high definition (1280 x 720 pixel) movie shooting. As the owner of a Rebel T3/1100D, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS REBEL T3/1100D GUIDE TO ...
In 2014, a worldwide nuclear war demolishes a wide swath of the planet. Alaska, the only part left of the United States, joins with the other surviving countries to set up a Global Government. Its primary responsibility is to prevent another devastating war. Leadership changes every two years, based on the outcome of the only competitive outlet the survivors can agree on: a worldwide soccer tournament. In 2044, 17-year-old twin soccer stars ...
David Busch's Canon EOS Rebel T3i/600D Guide to Digital SLR Photography (David Busch's Digital Photography ...
David D. Busch
Cengage Learning PTR
The Rebel T3i/600D is one of the most advanced entry-level cameras Canon has ever introduced. It boasts an astounding 18 megapixels of resolution, blazing-fast automatic focus, and cool features like the real-time preview system called Live View, full high-definition movie shooting, and an amazing new wireless flash capability. As the owner of a Rebel T3i/600D, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. "David ...
Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life
From covering the front lines of the Gulf War to investigating Colombian drug lords to living with freedom fighters in the mountains of Afghanistan, war correspondent Brad Willis was accustomed to risk. But when mortal danger came, it was from an unexpected direction. At the pinnacle of his career, a broken back and failed surgery left Willis permanently disabled and condemned to life in a body brace. Then came a diagnosis of terminal, stage ...
Natural Newborn Baby Photography: A Guide to Posing, Shooting, and Business
Little toes, pursed lips, and tiny hands—newborn photography is a rapidly growing market and professional photographers are eager to jump in. To work with and pose a 5- to 10-day-old infant demands special skills, keeping the child safe and the new parents comfortable, while capturing the subject’s raw and natural beauty. This guide by pro photographer Robin Long provides the inspiration and instruction, practical tips, and equipment ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
For almost 30 years I was married to the man the rest of the world knew as Gilligan. Almost five decades of reruns have made his television character iconic, but the Bob Denver I knew and loved was legendary to me for his courage, his commitment to his severely autistic son and his love for the wife of his dreams, maybe the reason he called me Dreams. Devoting the last 21 years of his life to our son Colin speaks volumes about Bob Denver, the ...
Nikon D5200 For Dummies
Julie Adair King
Invaluable photography advice for D5200 beginners The Nikon D5200 is one of Nikon's most advanced cameras offered in the entry-level line of dSLRs. This book goes beyond the user's manual to deliver a helpful introduction to the basic photo skills needed in order to get great shots from the D5200. Assuming no prior dSLR knowledge, veteran author Julie Adair King offers you a tour of the camera body with this full-color book as she presents you ...
Directing the Story: Professional Storytelling and Storyboarding Techniques for Live Action and Animation
Francis Glebas, a top Disney storyboard artist, teaches artists a structural approach to clearly and dramatically presenting visual stories. They will learn classic visual storytelling techniques such as conveying meaning with images and directing the viewer's eye. Glebas also teaches how to spot potential problems before they cost time and money, and he offers creative solutions on how to solve them.
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