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Portrait Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

Portrait Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots

By: Erik Valind

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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In Portrait Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, author and photographer Erik Valind shows you how to get the best shots of your subjects–whether you’re in a studio or outdoors, at a family get-together, or at a formal event. Starting with the fundamentals of portrait photography, including how to select the right camera settings and lenses and how to compose your shots, Erik covers building a rapport with your subject, and offers suggestions for poses that flatter your subject to achieve great shots. He then addresses the problems and opportunities of both natural and indoor...

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Textual Information Access: Statistical Models

Textual Information Access: Statistical Models

By: Eric Gaussier; Francois Yvon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 14-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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This book presents statistical models that have recently been developed within several research communities to access information contained in text collections. The problems considered are linked to applications aiming at facilitating information access: - information extraction and retrieval; - text classification and clustering; - opinion mining; - comprehension aids (automatic summarization, machine translation, visualization). In order to give the reader as complete a description as possible, the focus is placed on the probability models used in the applications concerned, by...

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Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp

Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp

By: Brian Bradley

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 19-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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An all-inclusive guide to creating a photo quality V-Ray render for SketchUp Clear, step-by-step instructions that teach you how to use the most important tools needed to create photographic renders in V-Ray Implement the steps effectively with the help of the SketchUp scene files provided Become a better artist by becoming familiar with important lighting and material backgrounds backed up by theory In Detail Every Sketch Up user wants to present their designs in the best possible light. What better way to bring them to life than to present them in a genuinely...

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Photographing Indoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Shooting Basketball, Martial Arts, and Other Low-light Sports

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Photographing Indoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Shooting Basketball, Martial Arts, and Other Low-light Sports

By: Alan Hess

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 01-APR-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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This is a book about photographing low-light and indoor sports–not as a professional working for a major sports publication or website–but as a parent or friend trying to capture a great memory. In Photographing Indoor Sports, author and photographer Alan Hess takes you through the basics of shooting basketball in the gym, martial arts at a dojo, water polo inside, and night football games under the lights. Photographing these sports can be a challenge, because you need to use action-stopping shutter speeds without a lot of light. This means using lenses that open as wide as possible and ISO...

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Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Photoshop: Secrets of Bringing the Impossible to Reality

Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Photoshop: Secrets of Bringing the Impossible to Reality

By: Bret Malley

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 10-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Beginning with some basic orientation and humorous descriptions of tools, layers, adjustments and the rest, the book will progress into tutorials brimming with secret techniques for advanced compositing. So whether you are a newbie Photoshop initiate, or a seasoned wiz, there is always something more to learn about this brilliant application, and this book will help them enjoy mastering it. The book opens with a brush-up on the fundamentals of compositing (layering and combining images) in Photoshop, making sure that you have a grasp of...

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Das Nikon D5300 Handbuch

Das Nikon D5300 Handbuch

By: Michael Gradias

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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Mit der D5300 präsentiert Nikon eine neue Version der erfolgreichen 5000er-Serie, die sich an engagierte Hobbyfotografen richtet. Ein WLAN- und GPS-Modul sind nun direkt in die Kamera integriert. Wie Sie die die D5300 gekonnt einsetzen, beschreibt Michael Gradias in seinem umfassenden Handbuch. Alle Funktionen werden praxisnah und leicht verständlich beschrieben. Viele Exkurse erläutern spezielle fotografische Themen tiefergehend. Die Zusammenfassungen am Ende eines jeden Kapitels bieten einen schnellen Einblick. Mit der Menüreferenz am Buchende erhalten Sie einen guten Überblick über die...

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Scott Kelbys Foto-Rezepte 2, 2nd Edition

Scott Kelbys Foto-Rezepte 2, 2nd Edition

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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Noch mehr Rezepte für bessere Fotos! Ob Sie den ersten Band schon kennen oder Quereinsteiger sind: diese über 200 Tipps & Tricks aus Scott Kelbys Berufspraxis machen aus Ihnen einen besseren Fotografen. Vom richtigen Zubehör bis zum Profi-Kniff, der Ihrem Bild den entscheidenden Kick gibt, verrät Ihnen Kelby, was er weiß - ganz so, als seien Sie mit ihm auf Fototour....

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Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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The Canon EOS 70D is the latest of Canon's full-sized DSLR cameras. Its impressive array of advanced capabilities allows the photographer more influence over the final image. This book's exploration of the EOS 70D goes beyond that of the user's manual. It provides illustrations, step-by-step setting adjustments, helpful suggestions for setup, and detailed explanations for each of the camera's many features and menu configurations. The text is illustrated with easy-to-follow screenshots and example images. This book will also introduce intermediate-level camera users to DSLR...

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3D Video: From Capture to Diffusion

3D Video: From Capture to Diffusion

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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While 3D vision has existed for many years, the use of 3D cameras and video-based modeling by the film industry has induced an explosion of interest for 3D acquisition technology, 3D content and 3D displays. As such, 3D video has become one of the new technology trends of this century. The chapters in this book cover a large spectrum of areas connected to 3D video, which are presented both theoretically and technologically, while taking into account both physiological and perceptual aspects. Stepping away from traditional 3D vision, the authors, all currently involved in these areas,...

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iPad® and iPhone® Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

iPad® and iPhone® Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

By: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks Easily Unlock the Power of Digital Photography on Your iPad or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away to capture, edit, and share amazing photos with your iPad or iPhone! This easy-to-understand guide teaches you all the iOS skills and photographic techniques you need to go far beyond snapshots. Whatever you’re shooting–portraits, candids, babies, sports, pets, landscapes, vacations, nature, anything–it will help you get incredible results. Then, you’ll master more ways to share your images than ever before:...

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My iPhoto®

My iPhoto®

By: Michael Grothaus

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhoto screenshots that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhoto problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from iPhoto. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing everything you want to do with iPhoto. Learn how to Import your photos Flag and rate your photos Search your photos by text, date, keywords, and more Organize your photos into events and albums Create Smart albums Create Faces albums to group photos of your friends and family together Use Places...

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Mixing Secrets

Mixing Secrets

By: Mike Senior

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 18-MAR-2014

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Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world's most successful producers....

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Adobe® Photoshop® CC Classroom in a Book®-January 2014 update

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Adobe® Photoshop® CC Classroom in a Book®-January 2014 update

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 04-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 18-MAR-2014

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In September 2013 and January 201 4 Adobe released 1 4.1 and 14.2 updates to Photoshop which introduce a number of features and enhancements that expand on the application's capabilities and streamline your workflows and processes. Key new features include Perspective Warp for manipulating multiple perspectives in an image, linked Smart Objects for easier reuse of design elements, support for 3D printing, changes to working with 3D images, generation of asset files from layers using Adobe Generator, and more. This "What's new" guide provides a hands-on tour of the most important...

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Portraits of Strangers

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Portraits of Strangers

By: Ibarionex Perello

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

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Have you ever seen a stranger who you instantly knew would make a great photograph? Where the feeling was so immediate and so visceral that there was no doubt that if a photo was made, it would result in a wonderful image? Maybe this scenario ended with you admitting that you couldn’t work up the nerve to approach the person and ask permission. It’s that all-too-common story of “the one that got away.” With Portraits of Strangers, author and photographer Ibarionex Perello will inspire you to move past that fear and take the leap toward making such photographs happen. There are some fantastic...

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Adobe® Flash® Professional CC Classroom in a Book® - Late 2013 Update

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Adobe® Flash® Professional CC Classroom in a Book® - Late 2013 Update

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 04-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 18-MAR-2014

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The bug fixes and powerful new features in the December 2013 update of Adobe Flash Professional CC (13.1.0.217) help you publish HTML5 documents that play in a browser on your computer, tablet, or mobile device without requiring Adobe Flash Player. The update includes several new ways of working when targeting HTML5: •      A new HTML5 Canvas document type •      Support in the Actions panel for JavaScript •      JavaScript code snippets for HTML5 Canvas document types •      An easy, one-step command to convert existing ActionScript 3 Flash documents to HTML5 Canvas documents Adobe...

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Automated Grammatical Error Detection for Language Learners, Second Edition

Automated Grammatical Error Detection for Language Learners, Second Edition

By: Claudia Leacock; Martin Chodorow; Michael Gamon; Joel Tetreault

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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It has been estimated that over a billion people are using or learning English as a second or foreign language, and the numbers are growing not only for English but for other languages as well. These language learners provide a burgeoning market for tools that help identify and correct learners' writing errors. Unfortunately, the errors targeted by typical commercial proofreading tools do not include those aspects of a second language that are hardest to learn. This volume describes the types of constructions English language learners find most difficult: constructions containing...

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A Perspective on Single-Channel Frequency-Domain Speech Enhancement

A Perspective on Single-Channel Frequency-Domain Speech Enhancement

By: Jacob Benesty; Yiteng Huang

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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This book focuses on a class of single-channel noise reduction methods that are performed in the frequency domain via the short-time Fourier transform (STFT). The simplicity and relative effectiveness of this class of approaches make them the dominant choice in practical systems. Even though many popular algorithms have been proposed through more than four decades of continuous research, there are a number of critical areas where our understanding and capabilities still remain quite rudimentary, especially with respect to the relationship between noise reduction and speech distortion. All...

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Techniques and Principles in Three-Dimensional Imaging

Techniques and Principles in Three-Dimensional Imaging

By: Martin Richardson

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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The current progression of 3-D imaging is part of a photonics revolution that continues to discover new human needs and ever-greater potential. Updating the content as further technologies and commercial applications appear becomes essential in the field of 3-D imaging. Techniques and Principles in Three-Dimensional Imaging: An Introductory Approach provides the reader with a concrete understanding of basic principles and pitfalls for 3-D capturing. Highlighting stereoscopic imaging systems including holography; this book is an essential tool for scholars concerned with the interdisciplinary...

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Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship

Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship

By: Susmita Chakraborty; Anup Das

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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With the introduction of the Bologna Process, the emphasis on the importance of international librarianship and its activity between governmental or non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups of nations has continued to grow. Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship highlights the importance of international librarianship in governmental and non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups in order to promote, develop, and maintain librarianship and the library profession around the world. This publication is essential for graduate students,...

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David Busch’S Compact Field Guide For The Nikon® D5300

David Busch’S Compact Field Guide For The Nikon® D5300

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 08-APR-2014

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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Are you tired of squinting at the tiny color-coded tables and difficult-to-read text you find on the typical laminated reference card that you keep with you when you're in the field or on location? Well throw away your cheat sheets and command cards! DAVID BUSCH'S COMPACT FIELD GUIDE FOR THE NIKON D5300 is your solution. This reference guide condenses all the information you'll need while shooting. You'll find every settings option for your Nikon D5300 listed, along with advice on why you should use-or not use-each adjustment. Useful tables provide recommended settings for a wide variety of...