Seizing the Light  A Social History of Photography
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Seizing the Light A Social History of Photography


  • Author : Robert Hirsch
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Photography
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  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822036319200


Seizing the Light A Social History of Photography Book Description :

Contains images and commentary by hundreds of international artists....

Seizing the Light

Seizing the Light


  • Author : Robert Hirsch
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-04-07
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317371823


Seizing the Light Book Description :

The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation. Covering the major events, practitioners, works, and social effects of photographic practice, Robert Hirsch provides a concise and discerning chronological account of Western photography. This fundamental starting place shows the diversity of makers, inventors, issues, and applications, exploring the artistic, critical, and social aspects of the creative process. The third edition includes up-to-date information about contemporary photographers like Cindy Sherman and Yang Yongliang, and comprehensive cove...

Light and Lens

Light and Lens


  • Author : Robert Hirsch
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2012-09-10
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136104299


Light and Lens Book Description :

Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age is a groundbreaking introductory book that clearly and concisely provides the instruction and building blocks necessary to create thought-provoking digitally based photographs. It is an adventurous idea book that features numerous classroom-tested assignments and exercises from leading photographic educators to encourage you to critically explore and make images from the photographers' eye, an aesthetic point of view. Acquire a basic foundation for digital photography. Light and Lens covers the fundamental concepts of image-making; how to use today's digital technology to create compelling images; and how to output and preserve images in the digital world. Explore the history, theory and methods of digital...

Light and Lens

Light and Lens


  • Author : Robert Hirsch
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780240808550


Light and Lens Book Description :

Light & Lens: Photography in the Digital Age is a groundbreaking introductory book that clearly and concisely provides the instruction and building blocks necessary to create thought-provoking digitally based photographs. It is an adventurous idea book that features numerous classroom-tested assignments and exercises from leading photographic educators to encourage you to critically explore and make images from the photographers' eye, an aesthetic point of view. Acquire a basic foundation for digital photography. Light and Lens covers the fundamental concepts of image-making; how to use today's digital technology to create compelling images; and how to output and preserve images in the digital world. Explore the history, theory and methods of digital...

Exploring Color Photography

Exploring Color Photography


  • Author : Robert Hirsch
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-12-17
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317911142


Exploring Color Photography Book Description :

Robert Hirsch’s Exploring Color Photography is the thinking photographer’s guide to color imagemaking. Now in its sixth edition, this pioneering text clearly and concisely instructs students and intermediate photographers in the fundamental aesthetic and technical building blocks needed to create thought-provoking digital and analog color photographs. Taking both a conceptual and pragmatic approach, the book avoids getting bogged down in complex, ever-changing technological matters, allowing it to stay fresh and engaging. Known as the Bible of Color Photography, its stimulating assignments encourage students to be adventurous and to take responsibility for learning and working independently. The emphasis on design and postmodern theoretical conce...

Love Hope Light

Love Hope Light


  • Author : Angela Martini
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-04-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781950906215


Love Hope Light Book Description :

My mother’s name is Nexhmije Ibrahimi Nussbaumer, and I am a living testament to her philosophies. Chief among them is her belief that nothing is finished until there is a happy ending—until you reach the light.” As a young girl growing up in Albania, Angela is insulated from the poverty and rising political tensions in her homeland by her mother’s loving, protective presence. But when Angela is nine years old, a series of events is set in motion that will forever change the course of her life—as well as her mother’s. Fearing for her daughter’s safety, Angela’s mother, Nexhi, makes the heartrending decision to send Angela to live with her father in Switzerland, where he had fled a few years earlier once Communism began to collapse. Wi...

Photography in Print

Photography in Print


  • Author : Vicki Goldberg
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0826310915


Photography in Print Book Description :

Baudelaire, Lewis Carroll, Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel Adams, and Susan Sontag are among the writers and photographers who discuss the art, creation, function, techniques, and value of photography...

Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem


  • Author : Roman Krznaric
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-05-23
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101983140


Carpe Diem Book Description :

We've all heard the saying "seize the day." But what does it really mean--and how can we use it to jumpstart our lives? In the age of distraction, carpe diem is more essential than ever, and yet many of us simply don't employ it in our lives. In this thought-provoking and empowering book, cultural writer Roman Krznaric unpacks the history, philosophy, and modern-day applications of "seizing the day" and delivers a rousing call to action for anyone who wants to improve their lives--or our world. Carpe Diem is a far-ranging read, drawing on everything from the neuropsychology of regret to the anthropology of play, from medieval carnival rites to religious conceptions of the afterlife and early Japanese cinema. Offering food for thought as well as inspi...

Seizing Destiny

Seizing Destiny


  • Author : Richard Kluger
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375712982


Seizing Destiny Book Description :

Chronicles the growth of America and the dynamic individuals who invoked noble principles to justify an aggressive pursuit of a coast-to-coast domain, examining the roles of Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, James Polk, and Teddy Roosevelt....