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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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Digital Audiovisual Archives

Digital Audiovisual Archives

By: Peter Stockinger

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-JAN-2012

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Today, huge quantities of digital audiovisual resources are already available – everywhere and at any time – through Web portals, online archives and libraries, and video blogs. One central question with respect to this huge amount of audiovisual data is how they can be used in specific (social, pedagogical, etc.) contexts and what are their potential interest for target groups (communities, professionals, students, researchers, etc.). This book examines the question of the (creative) exploitation of digital audiovisual archives from a theoretical, methodological, technical and practical...

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Records Management For Dummies

Records Management For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 16-OCT-2012

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Here's what you should know to manage data records efficiently With proper electronic data management, your business can lower costs, improve efficiency, eliminate duplication, and be protected in the event of a lawsuit. This book provides an overview of records management solutions and implementation strategies in plain, non-technical English. Step-by-step instructions show you how to begin managing records and information and how to maintain the program once you have it established. Sample forms for inventory, scheduling, and necessary documentation are also available on the companion...

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Quick Sketching with Ron Husband

Quick Sketching with Ron Husband

By: Ron Husband

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 04-OCT-2013

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Quick sketching is the best technique you can use to stay finely tuned and to keep those creative juices flowing. To keep your sense of observation heightened, and to sharpen your hand-eye coordination, an animator needs to constantly draw and sketch. Quick Sketching with Ron Husband offers instruction to quick sketching and all its techniques. From observing positive and negative space and learning to recognize simple shapes in complex forms to action analysis and using line of action, this Disney legend teaches you how to sketch using all these components, and how to do it in a...

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DSLR Cinema, 2nd Edition

DSLR Cinema, 2nd Edition

By: Kurt Lancaster

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2013

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A filmmaker's guide to crafting cinema-quality films with hybrid DSLR cameras! ...

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3ds Max 8 Essentials

3ds Max 8 Essentials

By: Autodesk

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 06-DEC-2005

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Welcome to the Autodesk Media and Entertainment Official Training Courseware for 3ds Max 8 software! Consider this book an all-access pass to the production and training experience of Autodesk developers and training experts. Written for self-paced learning or instructor-led classroom training, the manual will teach you the fundamentals of using 3ds Max 8. The book is organized into sections dedicated to animation, modelling, materials, lighting and rendering. Each section covers basic theory, and then includes exercises for hands-on demonstration of the concept. By the end of the book, you...

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Photographing Outdoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Capturing Baseball, Soccer, Surfing, and Other Outdoor Events

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Photographing Outdoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Capturing Baseball, Soccer, Surfing, and Other Outdoor Events

By: Alan Hess

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2014

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This is a book about photographing outdoor 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 Outdoor Sports, author and photographer Alan Hess demonstrates that the key advantage of shooting outdoor sports during the day is that you have plenty of natural light at your disposal, allowing you to use those action-stopping shutter speeds without having to rely on really high ISO settings. Along the way, he covers the basics you need to know about shooting outdoor events: selecting the...

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Handbook of Image and Video Processing, 2nd Edition

Handbook of Image and Video Processing, 2nd Edition

By: Alan C. Bovik

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2010

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55% new material in the latest edition of this “must-have? for students and practitioners of image & video processing! This Handbook is intended to serve as the basic reference point on image and video processing, in the field, in the research laboratory, and in the classroom. Each chapter has been written by carefully selected, distinguished experts specializing in that topic and carefully reviewed by the Editor, Al Bovik, ensuring that the greatest depth of understanding be communicated to the reader. Coverage includes introductory, intermediate and advanced topics and as such, this...

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Introduction to Audio Analysis

Introduction to Audio Analysis

By: Theodoros Giannakopoulos; Aggelos Pikrakis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2014

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Introduction to Audio Analysis serves as a standalone introduction to audio analysis, providing theoretical background to many state-of-the-art techniques. It covers the essential theory necessary to develop audio engineering applications, but also uses programming techniques, notably MATLAB®, to take a more applied approach to the topic. Basic theory and reproducible experiments are combined to demonstrate theoretical concepts from a practical point of view and provide a solid foundation in the field of audio analysis. Audio feature extraction, audio classification, audio...

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Broadcast Announcing Worktext, 4th Edition

Broadcast Announcing Worktext, 4th Edition

By: Alan Stephenson; David Reese; Mary Beadle

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

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This book provides the aspiring broadcast performer with the skills, techniques, and procedures necessary to enter this highly competitive field....