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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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Nikon D40/D40x Digital Field Guide
David D. Busch
Nikon D40/D40x Digital Field Guide is filled with everything you need to know in order to take amazing photographs using your Nikon D40 or Nikon D40x. This full-color portable guide walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions of your Nikon D40 or D40x digital SLR using step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen. This robust guide not only shows you how to adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, ...
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 ...
The ILLUSION OF LIFE: DISNEY ANIMATION
An out-of-print collector's item since 1986, the definitive account of the development of Disney animation explains what made Disney's style unique and features original sketches and drawings revealing the origins of Mickey and the rest. National ad/promo.
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 6 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 quickly became #1 photography e-book of 2012 and 2013 with over 100,000 readers. This book gives you four innovations no other book offers: 1) Free video training . Watch over 6 ...
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 ...
A New World: Conspiracy
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
A shot taken... A new enemy revealed... Lynn has been rescued from deep within the heart of a night runner lair. The answer why she was taken remains a mystery. Sandra lies in a pool of her own blood ending her desperate measures to draw Jack to her. As Red Team celebrates their joy of Lynn’s freedom, they are unaware that a sight is centered on them from afar. A bullet tears through the air, streaking their way. Harold discovers ...
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 ...
A Practical Guide to Affiliate Marketing: Quick Reference for Affiliate Managers & Merchants
AM Navigator LL
A Practical Guide to Affiliate Marketing was written to be an indispensable handbook for all affiliate managers and merchants, alike. In addition to providing concrete, practical answers to common (as well as not-so-common) questions, the book gives usable ideas on promoting affiliate programs, along with ways to keep affiliates motivated. This guide presents the author's information in a logical, convenient format.
All Access: Your Backstage Pass to Concert Photography
Advice, inspiration, and insight for taking remarkable concert photos Concert photography poses a unique set of challenges to photographers, including night or low-light, inconsistent stage lighting, a moving subject matter, limitations on vantage point, complex exposure situations, and no chance for re-takes. Compounded with those hurdles is a lack of resources on this subject?until now. All Access: Your Backstage Pass to Concert Photography ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Lab Rat One: Touchstone Part 2
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Hösth
In the months since Cassandra Devlin walked onto another planet, she has grappled with everything from making blankets to helping psychics battle the memories of monsters. Not able to find a way home, she has instead gained friends and a purpose. Unfortunately, that purpose brings with it the pressure of being more than a little valuable, and those she has befriended are also her guards, ordered to explore and control her abilities to find out ...
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.
Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers
Design Studio Press
The ultimate guide to visual storytelling! How to make the audience "feel" the story while they are "reading" the story. Using his experiences from working in the comic book industry, movie studios and teaching, Marcos introduces the reader to a step-by-step system that will create the most successful storyboards and graphics for the best visual communication. After a brief discussion on narrative art, Marcos introduces us to drawing and ...
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 ...
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 ...
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