Fossils of the Carpathian Region (Life of the Past)

By István Főzy, István Szente

István Fozy and István Szente offer a accomplished assessment of the fossil checklist of the Carpathian Basin. Fossils of the Carpathian zone describes and illustrates the region’s fossils, recounts their heritage, and tells the tales of key humans concerned with paleontological examine within the sector. as well as overlaying all of the very important fossils of this area, distinct recognition is given to infrequent reveals and entire skeletons. The region’s fossils variety from tiny foraminifera to the Transylvanian dinosaurs and mammals of the Carpathian Basin. The e-book additionally provides nonspecialists the chance to realize a simple knowing of paleontology. Sidebars current short biographies of vital figures and clarify the right way to gather, arrange, and interpret fossils.

"[This] is an insightfully written treatise at the geology and paleontology of the sector that many within the box should not have complete wisdom of, yet even if this is often aimed at these readers with a
scientific history, it's also arrange in order that common readers can understand." ―Quarterly overview of Biology

"An excellently written medical publication for the espresso desk. the great illustrations are an incentive to begin analyzing and dive into the vast sector coated by means of specialists of their respective fields.... A wealthy resource of in a different way now not released historical past wisdom at the paleontology and geology of the region." ―Christian A. Meyer, ordinary historical past Museum, Basel

"Fossils of the Carpathian Region... is superbly produced with top of the range colour illustrations all through and an exhaustive bibliography and index. The booklet could be at domestic either in a college and on a espresso table.... hugely recommended." ―Choice

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Focus On Photographing People: Focus on the Fundamentals (Focus On Series) (The Focus On Series)

By Haje Jan Kamps

Taking sturdy photos of individuals is a mix of many elements: what's the top mild for the topic? How should still they stand? What aperture if you use for optimum effect? This easy-to-follow, hugely visible advisor to portraiture explains the technical and aesthetic concerns of making nice pictures. step by step guide, assistance from an skilled specialist photographer, undertaking assignments, and beautiful images make studying how one can take sturdy images of individuals speedy and straightforward. aimed toward newbies or amateurs toting a DSLR and short of tips about the best way to make their humans images particularly shine, this publication deals the fundamentals on composition, lighting fixtures, posing, highway images, and post-production options in a enjoyable and conversational manner.

  • Highly visible advisor to the most well-liked topic: people
  • Tip containers, summaries and assignments make studying the recommendations easier
  • Not only a picture strategy book--advice on posing, backgrounds and lights to make photos stand out

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The Hot Shoe Diaries: Big Light from Small Flashes

By Joe McNally

by way of images, it’s all in regards to the light.

After spending greater than thirty years at the back of the lens—working for National Geographic, Time, Life, and activities Illustrated—Joe McNally understands approximately mild. He understands tips to speak about it, form it, colour it, keep watch over it, and direct it. most significantly, he understands how you can create it...using small sizzling shoe flashes.

In The sizzling Shoe Diaries, Joe brings you backstage to candidly percentage his lights options for a ton of serious photographs. utilizing Nikon Speedlights, Joe allows you to in on his uncensored suggestion process—often humorous, occasionally severe, consistently fascinating—to exhibit how he makes his images with those small flashes. even if he’s photographing a gymnast at the nice Wall, an alligator in a swamp, or a hearth truck careening via instances sq., Joe makes use of those flashes to create nice gentle that makes his images sing.

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Fundamentals of Color: Shade Matching and Communiation in Esthetic Dentistry

By Stephen J. Chu, Alessandro Devigus

Whilst dental practitioners lack education within the artwork and technology of colour, the deficiency frequently turns into manifestly glaring within the caliber in their restorative paintings. This e-book used to be written to simplify the learn of colour and support dentists speak color simply and appropriately. It starts off by way of offering the fundamentals of colour thought in the context of esthetic dentistry and the criteria that have an effect on the transmission and belief of colour. this can be via how-to chapters on traditional and technology-based colour matching, which spotlight the benefits and disadvantages of every strategy and supply step by step shade-matching tools and protocols. This up-to-date and extended moment version additionally contains chapters at the use of electronic images for coloration verification and the impact of fabric choice on colour matching. within the ultimate chapters, the authors current their very own urged shade-matching protocol (which combines traditional and computer-based recommendations) and an increased sequence of instances demonstrating its software in a variety of scientific eventualities. hugely advised for college students, common practioners, and specialists.

Contents

1. Why examine Color?

2. colour Theory

3. components Affecting Color

4. traditional colour Matching

5. Technology-Based color Matching

6. electronic Photography

7. fabric Selection

8. suggested Shade-Matching Protocol

9. medical Cases

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From Oz to Kansas: Almost Every Black and White Conversion Technique Known to Man (Voices That Matter)

By Vincent Versace

The facility to create a beautiful black and white picture is still one in all photography’s maximum and such a lot aspirational abilities. with the ability to "see" in black and white is an enviable strength, and a well-crafted black and white picture is still the best of the high-quality arts. grasp photographer Vincent Versace has spent his occupation educating the artwork of notion and the way to translate it into notable black and white images.

In From ounces to Kansas: nearly each Black and White Conversion procedure recognized to guy, Versace discusses electronic black and white photographywith a nod to standard film-based concepts. As Versace states, this day the target is "to use what used to be correct and sturdy approximately silver images, forsaking what was once restricting, and use what's correct and solid approximately electronic images, whereas averting its pitfalls. this is often what this booklet is all about."

The cause you want to study "almost each black and white conversion procedure recognized to guy" is simply because, counting on the imageand your objectives for it–there are many paths you could absorb order to reach at your ultimate vacation spot. operating via Versace’s recommendations offers you the basic wisdom you would like, in addition to the power to pick the right conversion strategy for any picture, permitting you to create a black and white photo that top and so much correctly displays what you felt for the time being that you simply pressed the shutter.

Foreword through Dr. Richard Zakia, Professor Emeritus, Rochester Institute of Technology

Afterword via John Fraser, Chef and owner, Dovetail eating place, New York

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Michael Freeman's Perfect Exposure: The Professional Guide to Capturing Perfect Digital Photographs

By Michael Freeman

Transparent, direct and warranted, the correct publicity approach appears to be like on the method execs paintings, and lays out the choices and sequences with absolute readability, whereas incorporating the newest, strong post-processing innovations. Chosing the publicity for a photo is infinitely advanced and considered one of photography's such a lot soaking up paradoxes since it impacts every little thing within the photograph and its impression at the viewer. figuring out how and why publicity works is key, not just since it lets you make a decision what's instinctively "right," yet this e-book offers you self belief in that decision--an worthy ability for each unmarried photographer. packed with appealing pictures taken through Michael Freeman, this publication will arm you with the instruments you wish for excellent publicity of your photos.

Michael Freeman is the writer of the global bestseller, The Photographer's Eye.  Now released in 16 languages, The Photographer's Eye maintains to talk to photographers all over. achieving 100,000 copies in print within the US on my own, and 300,000+ world wide, it indicates how someone can enhance the facility to work out and shoot nice electronic images.

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Strobist Photo Trade Secrets Volume 1: Expert Lighting Techniques (One-Off)

By Zeke Kamm

Strobist photograph exchange secrets and techniques volumes 1 and a pair of are all approximately providing you with the muse and instruments to assist make your images the easiest they are often. It does not take 1000's of pages of directions or piles of complex theories to take nice pictures. Photo alternate Secrets makes use of microlessons--each with a simple-to-understand diagram, assistance, and a transparent description accompanying an inspiring image--so you could spend much less time studying and extra time shooting.

Photo exchange Secrets postcard books are fine quality alternate paperbacks, with perforated pages of thick card stock--so you could easily tear them out and take person microlessons with you in the event you shoot.

Whether you replica the images within the e-book or use the thoughts as a take-off element for growing your personal dynamic kin images, killer advertisement photographs, or attention-grabbing masterworks, you can find Photo alternate secrets and techniques to be the quickest, most enjoyable and powerful solution to take your images to the following level.

Grab your Photo alternate secrets and techniques and get available in the market and shoot!


Learn to mild Your images Creatively

Learn to mild your images creatively utilizing small flashes and different lighting fixtures equipment with 24 inspiring examples from participants to David Hobby’s famed website.

On the opposite facet of every photograph you’ll discover a lights diagram and valuable counsel. Tear out person playing cards and take them with you for speedy reference in your subsequent shoot!

Examples

Front eco-friendly automobile
Front

Back eco-friendly vehicle
Back

Front girl With Feathers
Front

Back girl With Feathers
Back

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Faking Death: Canadian Art Photography and the Canadian Imagination (Paperback) - Common

Examines the paintings of over a hundred and twenty Canadian photographers, revealing the points of Canadian id and mind's eye. Contrasting Canadian images with American and eu traditions, it exhibits that Canadian photographers are usually preoccupied with a spot that's "elsewhere," a doubling and duality that still happens in Canadian literature.

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Zen of Postproduction: Stress-Free Photography Workflow and Editing

Breathe deep and chill out - this publication takes the tension out of images post-production

While shooting definitely the right photo is a welcome artistic problem for photographers, post-production can usually be a headache. Downloading, sorting, tagging, enhancing, and dispensing your electronic pictures - specifically the big amounts produced in ultra-modern image-happy global - could be overwhelming. Time to take a deep breath and sit with a duplicate of this calming ebook. electronic worksflow instructor and writer Mark Fitzgerald bargains low-stress, post-production images workflows and modifying recommendations that may make your existence easier.

Walking you thru the most recent images software program, in particular Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop, Mark deals good recommendation and solutions all of your post-production questions, even if you are a expert photographer, severe beginner, or encouraged novice.

  • Takes the tension out of images post-production by means of providing powerful, timesaving, no-hassle ideas for overworked electronic photographers
  • Helps you streamline and simplify such post-production initiatives as downloading, sorting, tagging, modifying, and dispensing electronic images
  • Explores the most recent images software program, with specified emphasis on Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop
  • Offers easy recommendation for pro photographers and critical amateurs
  • Includes sensible, real-world examples, so that you can instantly practice what you are learning

Get right into a larger, extra enjoyable position together with your images post-production workflows and projects with Zen of put up creation: relaxing images Workflow and Editing.

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Mathematicians: An Outer View of the Inner World

Mathematicians is a extraordinary number of ninety-two photographic photographs, that includes essentially the most awesome mathematicians of our time. Acclaimed photographer Mariana cook dinner captures the exuberant and colourful personalities of those marvelous thinkers and the wonderful photos are observed via short autobiographical texts written through every one mathematician. jointly, the pictures and phrases light up a various staff of guys and girls devoted to the soaking up pursuit of mathematics.

The compelling black-and-white photos introduce readers to mathematicians who're old and young, fathers and daughters, and husbands and other halves. They comprise Fields Medal winners, these initially of significant careers, and people who are normal celebrities within the self-discipline. Their candid own essays demonstrate designated and wide-ranging suggestions, evaluations, and humor, because the mathematicians speak about how they took an interest in arithmetic, why they love the topic, how they continue to be prompted within the face of mathematical demanding situations, and the way their maximum contributions have paved new instructions for destiny generations. Mathematicians within the booklet contain David Blackwell, Henri Cartan, John Conway, Pierre Deligne, Timothy Gowers, Frances Kirwan, Peter Lax, William Massey, John Milnor, Cathleen Morawetz, John Nash, Karen Uhlenbeck, and plenty of others.

Conveying the wonder and pleasure of arithmetic to these either inside and outdoors the sphere, this photographic assortment is an inspirational tribute to mathematicians everywhere.

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