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Mixing Audio, 2nd Edition

Mixing Audio, 2nd Edition

By: Roey Izhaki

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 12-JUL-2013

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Your mix can make or break a record, and mixing is an essential catalyst for a record deal. Professional engineers with exceptional mixing skills can earn vast amounts of money and find that they are in demand by the biggest acts. To develop such skills, you need to master both the art and science of mixing. The new edition of this bestselling book offers all you need to know and put into practice in order to improve your mixes. Covering the entire process --from fundamental concepts to advanced techniques -- and offering a multitude of audio samples, tips and tricks, this book has...

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Fundamentals of Computer Graphics

Fundamentals of Computer Graphics, 3rd Edition

By: Peter Shirley; Michael Ashikhmin; Steve Marschner

Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press

Publication Date: 21-JUL-2009

Insert Date: 26-SEP-2013

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The third edition of this widely adopted text gives students a comprehensive, fundamental introduction to computer graphics. The authors present the mathematical foundations of computer graphics with a focus on geometric intuition, allowing the programmer to understand and apply those foundations to the development of efficient code. This edition has four new chapters, written by experts in their fields; Revised material on the graphics pipeline; Improved and expanded coverage of triangle meshes and mesh data structures; A new organization for the early chapters. ...

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Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, 4th Edition

Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video, 4th Edition

By: David K. Irving; Peter W. Rea

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 27-DEC-2011

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Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video is the definitive book on the subject for beginning filmmakers and students. The book clearly illustrates all of the steps involved in preproduction, production, postproduction, and distribution. Its unique two-fold approach looks at filmmaking from the perspectives of both producer and director, and explains how their separate energies must combine to create a successful short film or video, from script to final product. This guide offers extensive examples from award-winning shorts and includes insightful quotes from the filmmakers...

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Data Visualization with D3.js Cookbook

Data Visualization with D3.js Cookbook

By: Nick Qi Zhu

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 25-OCT-2013

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Over 70 recipes to create dynamic data-driven visualization with D3.js Create stunning data visualization with the power of D3 Bootstrap D3 quickly with the help of ready-to-go code samples Solve real-world visualization problems with the help of practical recipes In Detail D3.js is a JavaScript library designed to display digital data in dynamic graphical form. It helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG, and CSS. D3 allows great control over the final visual result, and it is the hottest and most powerful web-based data visualization technology on the market...

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Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 Classroom in a Book®: The official training workbook from Adobe Systems

Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 Classroom in a Book®: The official training workbook from Adobe Systems

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 22-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 20-APR-2012

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Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop CS6 choose Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 14 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop CS6 and how to manipulate images, edit motion-based content, and create image composites. In addition to learning the key elements of the Photoshop interface, this completely revised CS6 edition covers new features, including precise cropping with multiple overlays,...

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The Visual Story, 2nd Edition

The Visual Story, 2nd Edition

By: Bruce Block

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 24-OCT-2007

Insert Date: 06-JAN-2012

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If you can't make it to one of Bruce Block's legendary visual storytelling seminars, then you need his book! Now in full color for the first time, this best-seller offers a clear view of the relationship between the story/script structure and the visual structure of a film, video, animated piece, or video game. You'll learn how to structure your visuals as carefully as a writer structures a story or a composer structures music. Understanding visual structure allows you to communicate moods and emotions, and most importantly, reveals the critical relationship between story structure and...

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Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs

By: Henry Carroll

Publisher: Laurence King

Publication Date: 03-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Photography is now more popular than ever thanks to the rapid development of digital cameras. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is ideal for this new wave of snapshooters using DSLR, compact system, and bridge cameras. It contains no graphs, no techie diagrams, and no camera-club jargon. Instead, it inspires readers through iconic images and playful copy, packed with hands-on tips. Split into five sections, the book covers composition, exposure, light, lenses and the art of seeing. Masterpieces by acclaimed photographers – including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sebastião...

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The Digital Photography Book: Part 1, Second Edition

The Digital Photography Book: Part 1, Second Edition

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 10-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 03-JUN-2013

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This is it—the #1 best-selling digital photography book ever! It’s the award winning, worldwide smash hit, written by Scott Kelby, that’s been translated into dozens of different languages, because it’s the one book that really shows you how to take professional-quality shots using the same tricks today’s top digital pros use (and surprisingly, it’s easier than you’d think). This updated, second edition of the bestselling digital photography book of all time includes many new images; up-to-date information on gear, pricing, and links; and a new chapter from the author on the "Ten Things I...

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Deconstructing Product Design: Exploring the Form, Function, Usability, Sustainability, and Commercial Success of 100 Amazing Products

Deconstructing Product Design: Exploring the Form, Function, Usability, Sustainability, and Commercial Success of 100 Amazing Products

By: William Lidwell; Gerry Manacsa

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 09-NOV-2011

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What makes a product successful? How it looks? The way it functions? Its ease of use? Or do factors like price and marketing dominate? In a quest to find answers to these questions, Deconstructing Product Design engages readers in a process of critically analyzing a diverse collection of 100 innovative products, from well-known classics to contemporary objects of desire. ...

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3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development, 2nd Edition

3D Math Primer for Graphics and Game Development, 2nd Edition

By: Fletcher Dunn; Ian Parberry

Publisher: A K Peters/CRC Press

Publication Date: 02-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This engaging book presents the essential mathematics needed to describe, simulate, and render a 3D world. Reflecting both academic and in-the-trenches practical experience, the authors teach you how to describe objects and their positions, orientations, and trajectories in 3D using mathematics. The text provides an introduction to mathematics for game designers, including the fundamentals of coordinate spaces, vectors, and matrices. It also covers orientation in three dimensions, calculus and dynamics, graphics, and parametric curves. ...

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Lighting for Digital Video and Television, 3rd Edition

Lighting for Digital Video and Television, 3rd Edition

By: John Jackman

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-APR-2010

Insert Date: 27-DEC-2011

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Enhance the visual quality of your motion pictures and digital videos with a solid understanding of lighting fundamentals. This complete course in digital video lighting begins with how the human eye and the camera process light and color, progresses through the basics of equipment and setups, and finishes with practical lessons on how to solve common problems. Filled with clear illustrations and real-world examples that demonstrate proper equipment use, safety issues, and staging techniques, Lighting for Digital Video presents readers with all they need to create their own visual...

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Hands-On Music Theory

Hands-On Music Theory

By: Richard Wentk

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 22-JUN-2014

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If you've tried learning music theory before, only to be put off by archaic concepts delivered in a stuffy tone, this is the book for you. HANDS-ON MUSIC THEORY teaches you practical contemporary music theory in contemporary terms--without all the classical nostalgia for methods that are hundreds of years old. Written in fresh, accessible language, and illustrated with examples that draw on modern tools such as sequencer piano rolls and guitar tabs, this book offers practical, hands-on, easy-to understand instruction on key points of modern pop, rock, jazz and electronica music theory. You'll...

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Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated: 125 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach through Design

Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated: 125 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach through Design

By: William Lidwell; Kritina Holden; Jill Butler

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Publication Date: 01-JAN-2010

Insert Date: 10-NOV-2011

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Whether a marketing campaign or a museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines. ...

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The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5 Book for Digital Photographers

The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5 Book for Digital Photographers

By: Scott Kelby

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 19-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 01-AUG-2013

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Since Lightroom 1.0 first launched, Scott’s Kelby’s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers has been the world’s #1 best-selling Lightroom book (it has been translated into a dozen different languages), and in this latest version for Lightroom 5, Scott uses his same award-winning, step-by-step, plain-English style and layout to make learning Lightroom easy and fun. Scott doesn’t just show you which sliders do what (every Lightroom book will do that). Instead, by using the following three simple, yet brilliant, techniques that make it just an incredible learning tool,...

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Rough Cuts
Visual Design: Ninety-five things you need to know. Told in Helvetica and Dingbats

Visual Design: Ninety-five things you need to know. Told in Helvetica and Dingbats

By: Jim Krause

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 30-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 10-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Visual Design speaks design, through design, to designers, presenting 95 core design principles with concise text and a touch of visual wit. Author of the bestselling Index series on design basics, Jim Krause uses a combination of Helvetica and Dingbats to teach a wide range of design topics (both conceptually and compositionally related) in a one-topic-per-spread format. Using humor, practical tips, and inspiring visual examples, Krause makes it clear how each of the 95 axioms of effective design are relevant and applicable across all...

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Fearless Drawing

Fearless Drawing

By: Kerry Lemon

Publisher: Quarry Books

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 16-APR-2014

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Fearless Drawing is a fun and beautiful book exploring how to rediscover the joy of drawing. There is a terrific fear attached to drawing, a frozen panic, a cry of I can’t draw! Embark on 22 adventures to re-ignite the profound joy and artistic passion of drawing for every reader. Author Kerry Lemon uses a wide range of exercises and encouraging guidance to allow the reader to fall in love with the process of physically creating marks and shapes across a page. Only by enjoying the process will you begin to draw regularly, and of course, lots of drawing leads to lots of improvement! As...

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LaTeX

LaTeX Beginner's Guide

By: Stefan Kottwitz;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 23-SEP-2011

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Create high-quality and professional-looking texts, articles, and books for Business and Science using LaTeX Use LaTeX's powerful features to produce professionally designed texts Install LaTeX; download, set up, and use additional styles, templates, and tools Typeset math formulas and scientific expressions to the highest standards Include graphics and work with figures and tables Benefit from professional fonts and modern PDF features In Detail LaTeX is high-quality Open Source typesetting software that produces professional prints and PDF files. However, as...

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Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

By: Shafiq Alam; Gillian Dobbie; Yun Koh; Saeed ur Rehman

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUL-2014

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Biologically-inspired data mining has a wide variety of applications in areas such as data clustering, classification, sequential pattern mining, and information extraction in healthcare and bioinformatics. Over the past decade, research materials in this area have dramatically increased, providing clear evidence of the popularity of these techniques. Biologically-Inspired Techniques for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining exemplifies prestigious research and shares the practices that have allowed these areas to grow and flourish. This essential reference publication highlights contemporary...

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Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 Classroom in a Book®: The official training workbook from Adobe Systems

Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 Classroom in a Book®: The official training workbook from Adobe Systems

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 27-MAY-2012

Insert Date: 20-APR-2012

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Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CS6 choose Adobe Illustrator CS6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Illustrator CS6 and how to create vector artwork for virtually any project and across multiple media: print, websites, interactive projects, and video.   In addition to learning the key elements of the Illustrator interface, this completely revised CS6 edition covers the new tracing engine with...

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Three.js Essentials

Three.js Essentials

By: Jos Dirksen

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 08-JUL-2014

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Create and animate beautiful 3D graphics with this fast-paced tutorial Acquire thorough knowledge of the essential features of Three.js, explained using comprehensive examples Animate HTML5 elements directly from Three.js using the CSS3 3D renderer Visualize information such as sound and open data in beautiful 3D In Detail Create beautiful visualizations and 3D scenes using Three.js with this practical, example-rich book. Learn all the core concepts of Three.js, and whether you are targeting mobile devices or desktop browsers, you will gain the necessary skills to build...