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3341. 

The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook

The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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The work that follows the capture of a photographic image - the workflow in the digital darkroom - has a significant effect on the quality of the final image. The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook will help you avoid crucial mistakes as you master the craft of photographic post-processing.This book provides a step-by-step guide through the photographic workflow, from image capture, editing, and asset management, all the way to the perfect photographic print. The workflow presented in this book focuses on RAW images and is based on two of the most popular and powerful software tools: Adobe...

3342. 

The Canon Camera Hackers Manual

The Canon Camera Hackers Manual

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-MAY-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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The book addresses "geeky" owners of Canon consumer cameras who would like to explore the possibilities of their cameras, and eventually tweak them to do things way beyond their original specifications, such asRAW file (or DNG) support in addition to the camera's JPEG outputManual control for aperture, shutter speed, and ISOExpand shutter speeds way beyond the specification limitsEnable bracketingThe hacks are based on the Canon Hack Development Kit (CHDK), a free software maintained by a group of enthusiasts. Many scripts are already published on the web. The book teaches how to use existing...

3343. 

Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Photography

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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Photographer and environmentalist Uwe Skrzypczak wrote this book with several goals in mind--to teach the technical aspects and the workflow of digital wildlife photography; to show the beauty of East Africa and his beloved Serengeti National Park and to educate about its habitat; and to provide a guide for the photographer who is planning to go on an African photo safari and wants to be prepared to capture the finest possible images.Beginning with digital photography techniques and workflow, Skrzypczak draws his own vast experience in wildlife photography to teach about the equipment, the...

3344. 

The Wild Side of Photography

The Wild Side of Photography

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Publisher: Rocky Nook

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2010

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Geared toward the adventurous photographer, The Wild Side of Photography provides a rich source of ideas and inspiration for fun projects ranging from clever to unconventional.Learn to build a shift/tilt lens for your DSLR from an old junkyard 120 film camera, try the camera toss, shoot images from a kite, use a peephole door viewer as a fisheye lens, or build your own pinhole camera. Get ready to capture the perfect aerial shot on your next commercial flight, and to paint beautiful night scenes using a flashlight as a lightbrush.Author/designer, Cyrill Harnischmacher, brought together 20...

3345. 

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 Video

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 Video

By: Silvia Pfeiffer

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 21-DEC-2010

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Plugins will soon be a thing of the past. The Definitive Guide to HTML5 Video is the first authoritative book on HTML5 Video, the new web standard that allows browsers to support audio and video elements natively. This makes it very easy for web developers to publish audio and video, integrating both within the general presentation of web pages. For example, media elements can be styled using CSS (style sheets), integrated into SVG (scalable vector graphics), and manipulated in a Canvas. The book offers techniques for providing accessibility to media elements, thus enabling consistent...

3346. 

Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 4 Quick-Reference Guide

Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 4 Quick-Reference Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 19-DEC-2010

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Designed as a desktop companion for both editors and motion graphics pros, this is the perfect at-a-glance guide to Motion 4. Master trainer Jem Schofield delivers a crash course on how Motion thinks (groups, layers, objects, and behavior-based animation), and meticulously guides you through the essential techniques and tools for animation, motion graphics, visual effects, and 3D design in a concise look-up format.  The guide also provides a great summary of what’s new in Motion including enhanced 3D shadows, reflections, and depth of field; the ability to “fly” a camera from one object to...

3347. 

DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model, Second Edition

DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model, Second Edition

By: Jeremy Keith; Jeffrey Sambells

Publisher: friends of Ed

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 16-DEC-2010

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There are three main technologies married together to create usable, standards-compliant web designs: XHTML for data structure, Cascading Style Sheets for styling your data, and JavaScript for adding dynamic effects and manipulating structure on the fly using the Document Object Model. This book is about the latter of the three. DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model gives you everything you need to start using JavaScript and the Document Object Model to enhance your web pages with client-side dynamic effects. We start off by giving you a basic crash...

3348. 

Reason™ 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide

Reason™ 5 Power!: The Comprehensive Guide

By: Michael Prager

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 16-DEC-2010

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Get ready to put the power of Reason 5 to work! This comprehensive guide shows you how to get the most out of this popular music production program, while providing insights and tips that not only teach you the program but will help you make better music. You'll start with a brief introduction to the basics of computer music and putting together your studio and then quickly move on to the business of creating a song. You'll explore all the various tools and synths that Reason offers, including the Sequencer, reMix, Kong, Dr. Octo Rex, Redrum, Subtractor, Malstrom, Thor, NN-19 and NN-XT, the...

3349. 

Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web and Mobile Application Design, Second Edition

Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web and Mobile Application Design, Second Edition

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 16-DEC-2010

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Designing the Obvious belongs in the toolbox of every person charged with the design and development of Web-based software, from the CEO to the programming team. Designing the Obvious explores the character traits of great Web applications and uses them as guiding principles of application design so the end result of every project instills customer satisfaction and loyalty. These principles include building only whats necessary, getting users up to speed quickly, preventing and handling errors, and designing for the activity. Designing the Obvious does not offer a one-size-fits-all...

3350. 

Nikon® D3100 Digital Field Guide

Nikon D3100 Digital Field Guide

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 15-DEC-2010

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Maximize the advantages of your powerful Nikon D3100 Whether you're new to dSLR photography or just new to the Nikon D3100, this convenient, portable guide will help you make the most of your camera in every situation. You'll learn not only what all the controls do, but how to use them most effectively. You'll get professional pointers on lenses and lighting, including Nikon Speedlights. You'll learn to capture the best shots in dozens of settings and edit them right in the camera. Get all your D3100 has to offer. Learn to use the displays, scene and exposure modes, autofocus...

3351. 

Beginning Drupal 7

Beginning Drupal 7

By: Todd Tomlinson

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 07-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 15-DEC-2010

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This book focuses on the nontechnical user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing Drupal web sites. The book covers why you should consider using Drupal when building a new web site, what Drupal is, installing and configuring Drupal, creating and managing content, managing users, adding functionality to your web site through Drupal modules, and more advanced topics on using themes, panels, and views. By reading this book, you will: Understand why you should use Drupal and the power of the platform. Quickly build confidence in your ability to use Drupal. Gain...

3352. 

Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing

Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing

By: Sandeep Singh

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2010

Insert Date: 10-DEC-2010

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3D-printing and personal fabrication are upon us! You've heard of incredibly sophisticated, but cheap, 3D printers that supposedly produce almost anything we tell them to. But how do you become part of that revolution? Sandeep Singh takes you through the skills we need to learn, and the services and technologies you need to know—separating the hype from reality and explaining what 3D printing is, how it works, and why you need to be able to engage in it. You'll gain the knowledge needed to produce complex designs that can be fabricated by online 3D printing services or privately owned 3D...

3353. 

Google Web Toolkit 2 Application Development Cookbook

Google Web Toolkit 2 Application Development Cookbook

By: Shamsuddin Ahammad;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 24-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 08-DEC-2010

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Over 70 simple but incredibly effective practical recipes to develop web applications using GWT with JPA , MySQL and i Report Create impressive, complex browser-based web applications with GWT 2 Learn the most effective ways to create reports with parameters, variables, and subreports using iReport Create Swing-like web-based GUIs using the Ext GWT class library Develop applications using browser quirks, Javascript,HTML scriplets from scratch Part of Packt's Cookbook series: Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as...

3354. 

Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook

Joomla! 1.5 Templates Cookbook

By: Richard Carter

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 05-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 08-DEC-2010

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Over 60 simple but incredibly effective recipes for taking control of Joomla! templates Develop and customize Joomla! templates to make your website stand out from the crowd A great mix of recipes for beginners, intermediate, and advanced Joomla! template designers Start from the very basics of customizing Joomla! templates and master the most complex functionalities as well Part of Packt's Cookbook series: Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as possible In Detail Templates in Joomla! provide a powerful way to...

3355. 

Drupal Web Services

Drupal Web Services

By: Trevor James;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 23-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 08-DEC-2010

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Integrate social and multimedia Web services and applications with your Drupal Web site. Explore different Web services and how they integrate with the Drupal CMS. Reuse the applications without coding them again using the Web services protocols on your Drupal site. Configure your Drupal site to consume various web services by using contributed Drupal modules for each specific task or application. Drive the content from your Drupal site to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn using effective Drupal Web services An easy to follow guide that opens up a method of easily sharing data...

3356. 

Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook

Drupal 6 Theming Cookbook

By: Karthik Kumar;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 08-DEC-2010

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Over 100 clear step-by-step recipes to create powerful, great-looking Drupal themes Take control of the look and feel of your Drupal website Tips and tricks to get the most out of Drupal's theming system Learn how to customize existing themes and create unique themes from scratch Part of Packt's Cookbook series: Each recipe is a carefully organized sequence of instructions to complete the task as efficiently as possible In Detail Themes are among the most powerful features that can be used to customize a website to fit your needs. The greatest strength of Drupal lies in its...

3357. 

Teach Yourself Visually™ Digital Photography, 4th Edition

Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Digital Photography, 4th Edition

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Publisher: Visual

Publication Date: 07-SEP-2010

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2010

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All-new update to this complete photography guide-over 125 photography tasks explained! Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Photography, Fourth Edition is a brand new take by a brand new author and professional photographer, who packs this book with heaps of essential tasks and new photos. Step-by-step screen shots show you best practices for completing more than 125 digital photography activities, including composing and lighting pictures; mixing and matching focus and lens settings; cropping, resizing, and sharpening photos; and enhancing photos with software. You'll find great tips and...

3358. 

Illustrator® CS4 For Dummies®

Illustrator® CS4 For Dummies®

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 10-NOV-2009

Insert Date: 06-DEC-2010

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Adobe Illustrator is the gold standard for creating exciting, color-rich artwork for print, the Web, or even mobile devices. Whether you're stepping up to Illustrator CS4 or tackling Illustrator for the first time, you'll find Illustrator CS4 For Dummies is the perfect partner. This full-color guide gives you the scoop on the newest tools, tips on color control and path editing, ways to organize graphics, and how to get your work into print or on the Web. You've heard Illustrator is a bit complicated? That's why you need this friendly For Dummies book! It shows you how to: Manage...

3359. 

Captured: Lessons from Behind the Lens of a Legendary Wildlife Photographer

Captured: Lessons from Behind the Lens of a Legendary Wildlife Photographer

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 03-DEC-2010

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Captured: Behind the Lens of a Legendary Wildlife Photographer is more than just a photography book—it's a chronicle of more than 30 years' worth of unbelievable moments that only nature can reveal. And Moose Peterson is more than just a wildlife photographer—he's a storyteller in both prose and pictures. If you're looking for the ultimate guide to wildlife photography from a man who has devoted his entire career to capturing nature's finest and most rare moments, you'll find it here in Captured. If you're looking to be transported into the wild to confront a grizzly bear and her cubs,...

3360. 

Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature, Second Edition

Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature, Second Edition

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 29-OCT-2010

Insert Date: 02-DEC-2010

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In 2008, Adobe Photoshop pro and best-selling author Matt Kloskowski broke new ground teaching Photoshop by focusing on the one thing that makes Photoshop the amazing (and sometimes difficult to understand) program it is: layers. Now, Matt returns with a major update to the book that explains "the key to understanding Photoshop"  in the same concise, easy to understand way that’s made him so well known in the field of Photoshop training. When asked about the original version of this book, Matt said, "I wanted it to be the Photoshop book that I wish was around when I was first learning."...