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Lightning Fast Animation in Element 3D

Lightning Fast Animation in Element 3D

By: Ty Audronis

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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Master the intricacies of Element 3D, the fast-rendering Adobe After Effects plugin Create enthralling and polished 3D graphics using Element 3D Explore the overall workflow in Element 3D, including transforming objects, applying materials, and lighting scenes Fully illustrated and written in a conversational manner In Detail Element 3D is a plugin for Adobe After Effects, used to create basic, yet stunning 3D visual effects. Some may find 3D to be tricky and downright complex. Element 3D allows actual 3D models to be created from scratch or exported to Adobe After...

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Learning Blender: A Hands-on Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters

Learning Blender: A Hands-on Guide to Creating 3D Animated Characters

By: Oliver Villar

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 28-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Blender, the free open source 3D software is liberating millions of creative professionals to create projects that would never have been possible before. Many are turning to Blender to create realistic 3D characters for today's huge markets in gaming and video. Learning Blender is the first tutorial that walks you through every step of creating an outstanding animated character and then composing it in a professional-quality video. Covering the newest version of Blender (2.70), this tutorial is perfect for both 3D novices and those who've...

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The Flash Photography Field Guide

The Flash Photography Field Guide

By: Adam Duckworth

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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Shooting with any kind of flash - whether it's a simple light on your camera, a remotely-triggered unit, or a complete studio setup - completely changes the photographic experience. No longer do you simply need to be aware of light; now you need to know how to shape it to your own ends. The Flash Photography Field Guide , small enough to be taken on the most arduous shoot, will show you exactly how to do this, whether you're shooting models in a studio, live sports events, or something as personal and special as your friend's wedding. This book covers the details of setting up and using...

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Hands-on Manual for Cinematographers, 2nd Edition

Hands-on Manual for Cinematographers, 2nd Edition

By: David Samuelson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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The "Hands On" Manual for Cinematographers contains a wealth of information, theory, diagrams and tables on all aspects of cinematography. Widely recognised as the "Cinematographer's Bible" the book is organised in a unique manner for easy reference on location, and remains an essential component of the cameraman's box. Everything you need to know about cinematography can be found in this book - from camera choice, maintenance and threading diagrams; to electricity on location, equipment checklists, film stock, lenses, light and colour. Of particular use will be the mathematics,...

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Multicultural Awareness and Technology in Higher Education

Multicultural Awareness and Technology in Higher Education

By: Tomayess Issa; Pedro Isaias; Piet Kommers

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Diversity among university students plays a significant role in raising awareness of numerous issues surrounding cultural heritage, language differences, cross-cultural collaboration, and international education. The integration of technological tools can assist students in cooperating nationally and internationally both in their current educational and future professional settings. Multicultural Awareness and Technology in Higher Education: Global Perspectives encompasses the latest research on the impact and integration of technology into international education and culturally diverse...

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Step-by-step guidance for implementing an effective statewide longitudinal data system Every U.S. state faces challenges in its efforts to ensure the highest-quality education for students. To address these challenges, a growing number of states are establishing statewide longitudinal data systems (SLDSs), a data-rich system integrating relevant data about a student's education. Implementing Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems for Education presents a detailed and contextualized discussion of SLDSs, which will serve as a recipe for states that want to implement an SLDS, develop design...

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David Busch’S Canon® Powershot® G16 Guide to Digital Photography

David Busch’S Canon® Powershot® G16 Guide to Digital Photography

By: David D. Busch

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 09-APR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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DAVID BUSCH'S CANON POWERSHOT G16 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY is the all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the Canon Powershot G16, which features 12-megapixel resolution, Wi-Fi capabilities, a super-fast 12-fps burst mode, and improved video shooting. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to sharpen your creative vision, and take beautiful photographs with the Canon Powershot G16. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S CANON POWERSHOT G16 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this...

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Canon EOS 70D For Dummies

Canon EOS 70D For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 16-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Start getting great photos with your Canon EOS 70D right away The Canon EOS 70D features upgraded focusing technology, a 20.2 megapixel sensor, and faster frame-per-second shooting. Whether you're new to dSLR photography or just getting acquainted with the 70D, this handy, full-color guide will have you taking great photos before you know it. You'll learn to use all the on-board controls, shoot in auto mode, use live view, control exposure and lighting, manipulate focus and color, transfer your images to the computer for editing, and share the results in prints or online. Colorful photos...

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HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 07-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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A new edition of a bestseller covers the latest advances in web development! HTML5 and CSS3 are essential tools for creating dynamic websites and boast updates and enhanced features that can make your websites even more effective and unique. This friendly, all-in-one guide covers everything you need to know about each of these technologies and their latest versions so that you can use them together. Building on the bestselling formats of the first two editions, this new edition teaches you the fundamentals of HTML5 and CSS3, and then presents ways for using them with JavaScript, MySQL,...

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Digital Rhetoric and Global Literacies

Digital Rhetoric and Global Literacies

By: Gustav Verhulsdonck; Marohang Limbu

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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Understanding digital modes and practices of traditional rhetoric are essential in emphasizing information and interaction in human-to-human and human-computer contexts. These emerging technologies are essential in gauging information processes across global contexts. Digital Rhetoric and Global Literacies: Communication Modes and Digital Practices in the Networked World compiles relevant theoretical frameworks, current practical applications, and emerging practices of digital rhetoric. Highlighting the key principles and understandings of the underlying modes, practices, and literacies of...

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Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide

Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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Get professional results with your new Canon EOS 70D, thanks to this portable guide If you want more instruction on your Canon 70D than the manual can offer you, this book is what you need. Packed with photography how-tos and no-fail formulas for getting great results, this handy guide goes above and beyond competitive digital SLR books with step-by-step techniques, professional shooting tips, and more. Learn how to take advantage of the advanced features of your new camera with pages of helpful examples and dazzling, full-color photographs. Take this portable reference in your kit when...

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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,...