Der fotografische Blick: Ein grafischer Ansatz (mitp Fotografie)
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Der fotografische Blick: Ein grafischer Ansatz (mitp Fotografie)

Komposition und Design augenblicklich begreifenIm Zentrum des Buches stehen die visuellen Mechanismen der Fotografie in ihrer ursprünglichen Bestimmung.Großartig illustriert durch klare Diagramme und grafische Rückbauten greift Michael Freeman die intuitive, visuelle und unmittelbare Sprache auf, in der Fotografen denken und arbeiten.Jedes Kapitel ist unterteilt in für sich stehende Abschnitte, die spezielle Arbeitsmetoden aufzeigen,...

Peter Pan on Stage and Screen, 1904-2010, 2d ed.
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Peter Pan on Stage and Screen, 1904-2010, 2d ed.

Reviews of the first edition: "it would be impossible to write a book detailing every production of Peter Pan, but Hanson has done the next best thing. He concentrates on the major versions of the story, as play or musical, beginning with the first staging...Hanson is meticulous in giving the background of the actors, not only for this production, but for each subsequent one he discusses in his book, bringing a gallery of forgotten p...

Open Conversations: Public Learning in Libraries and Museums
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Open Conversations: Public Learning in Libraries and Museums

"Carr's thoughts about libraries and museums in the cultural landscape will provide professionals a new way of viewing their institutions. This book will be useful in library school classroom discussions and by professionals who want to broaden the focus and direction of their institutions." - Library Journal

The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression
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The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression

The best book on photography as an approach to personal expression that I have seen. In our age of high tech equipment and mega pixels, the author says: “Alone or together, good composition and technical prowess don’t imply fine art. A great number of photographers can produce exquisite photographs that say nothing and inspire nobody.” He shows us, through his own works, how photos can be a powerful medium of personal expression, dis...

The Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy Photography: Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Photographers and Parents-to-Be
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The Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy Photography

The Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy Photography provides parents-to-be and photographers with practical, easy to understand information about how to take pregnancy photos from one of the world's best maternity photographers. Whether you or someone you love is expecting, or you are a photographer looking for in-depth information, ideas and inspiration, you will find a wealth of information at your fingertips. The guide is filled with o...

Ridley Scott: A Critical Filmography
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Ridley Scott: A Critical Filmography

Ridley Scott, the director of such seminal films as Blade Runner, Alien and Thelma & Louise, is one of the most important directors of the last fifty years. Unlike many directors, Scott has been remarkably transparent about his craft, offering the audience glimpses into his creative process. This book explores Scott’s oeuvre in depth, devoting a chapter to his 22 primary works, from his first effort, Boy and Bicycle (1962), throu...

Maclaim: Finest Fotorealistic Graffiti
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Maclaim: Finest Fotorealistic Graffiti

I never realy got into graffiti, but getting this book motivated me to practice alot more on my figure drawing etc.. I don't think there will ever be a day that i see this and am not in complete awe at how incredibly authentic their styles are, and how realistic most of their art seems to be. everyone should either already have this or be ordering it!

Michael Freeman's Photo School: Digital Editing
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Michael Freeman's Photo School: Digital Editing

Unlock the full potential of each and every image with reliable post-production techniques that will become a fundamental part of your photography. Using easily followed, step-by-step instructions, Michael Freeman demystifies the complexities of today's high-powered editing programs to provide you with effective digital workflows tailored to your particular photographic style, and using whichever editing programs you are most comfort...

John Hughes: A Life In Film: The Genius Behind The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and Home Alone
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John Hughes: A Life In Film

"...longtime Variety movie-industry reporter and critic and current film-studies professor Kirk Honeycutt's newly published retrospective, John Hughes: A Life In Film does something a bit different. Rather than examining Hughes's place in the broader cultural milieu or conducting an unauthorized census into Hughes's life story, Honeycutt takes us through a chronological tour of the Chicago native's two decades in show business. Start...

Hardcore Horror Cinema in the 21st Century : Production, Marketing and Consumption
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Hardcore Horror Cinema in the 21st Century

The first of its kind, this study examines the exemplars of hardcore horror--Fred Vogel's August Underground trilogy, Shane Ryan's Amateur Porn Star Killer series and Lucifer Valentine's "vomit gore" films. The author begins with a definition and critical overview of this marginalized subgenre before exploring its key aesthetic convention, the pursuit of realist horror. Production practices, exhibition and marketing strategies are di...