Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition
Score: 4.5
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Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition


  • Author: Bryan Peterson
  • Release Date : 2010-08-10
  • Genre: Photography
  • File Size: 40851879 Bytes


With more than 350,000 copies sold, Understanding Exposure has demystified the complex concepts of exposure for countless photographers. Now updated with current technologies, more than one hundred new images, and an all-new chapter, this new edition will inspire you more than ever to free yourself from “auto” and create the pictures you truly want.In his trademark easy-to-understand style, author Bryan Peterson explains the relationship between aperture and shutter speed, including how to achieve successful exposures in seemingly difficult situations. You’ll learn:• Which aperture gives you the greatest contrast and sharpness, and when to use it • Which apertures guarantee the background remains an out-of-focus tone •...

Because Internet
Score: 4.5
From 35 Ratings

Because Internet


  • Author: Gretchen McCulloch
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 10736075 Bytes


AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!! Named a Best Book of 2019 by TIME, Amazon, and The Washington Post A Wired Must-Read Book of Summer   “Gretchen McCulloch is the internet’s favorite linguist, and this book is essential reading. Reading her work is like suddenly being able to see the matrix.” —Jonny Sun, author of everyone's a aliebn when ur a aliebn too   Because Internet is for anyone who's ever puzzled over how to punctuate a text message or wondered where memes come from. It's the perfect book for understanding how the internet is changing the English language, why that's a good thing, and what our online interactions reveal about who we are. Language is humanity's most spectacular open-source project, and the internet is ...

Understanding Art

Understanding Art


  • Author : Lois Fichner-Rathus
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305890329


Understanding Art Book Description :

With balanced coverage of art across the chronological and geographical spectrum, UNDERSTANDING ART, 11th Edition, will guide you through beautifully reproduced images, and transport you to museums and monuments all over the world. Observe the artist’s creative process from start to finish in a feature called Theory & Practice; learn to think critically about works of art in relation to one another and the context in which they were created with the Compare + Contrast feature; and gain a new understanding and appreciation of art and society by becoming familiar with art ranging from iconic works to that which surrounds you in everyday life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be avai...

Understanding Art

Understanding Art


  • Author : Flavio Conti
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-09-19
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135948788


Understanding Art Book Description :

Understanding Art is a two-volume, fully illustrated work that strives to explain and discuss four important periods in the history of western art--the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque. It aims to create a sense of understanding, recognition, and appreciation of art by analysing, within the four periods, three distinct artistic genres: painting; sculpture; and architecture. Besides the excellence of the illustrations, one of the great virtues of this book is its clear and concise explanations. It is truly an excellent first stop for anyone embarking on a serious study of art--or anyone wishing to refresh his or her memory of the facts about the art history of the western world....

The Art of Understanding Art

The Art of Understanding Art


  • Author : Hugh Moss
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release Date : 2015-12-03
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782832355


The Art of Understanding Art Book Description :

Have we completely missed the point of the modern western revolution in the arts? Hugh Moss thinks so, and here he presents a refreshingly original and thought-provoking new approach to understanding art. It not only makes sense of western art over the past century or more, but applies equally to the art of any culture at any time, all within one enlightening framework that, well ... works. This new perspective is impossible to ignore - a theory that places art right at the centre of the evolution of human consciousness, as a key driver of the process. Argued with intelligence, panache and wit, The Art of Understanding Art provides a delightfully entertaining read that will change the way you think about and look at art, whether you are a collector (...

The Art of Understanding Art

The Art of Understanding Art


  • Author : Irina D. Costache
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-04-04
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118132395


The Art of Understanding Art Book Description :

The Art of Understanding Art reveals to students and otherreaders new and meaningful ways of developing personal ideas andopinions about art and how to express them with confidence. Offers an inquiry—unique among introductory arttexts—into the learning process of understanding andappreciating art Examines the multiple issues and processes essential to making,analyzing and evaluating art Uses cross-cultural examples to help readers developcomprehensive, yet personal, ways of looking at and thinking aboutart Includes an annotated glossary of the 'Art World', institutionsand individuals that play a role in defining art as well asdiagrams, textboxes callouts and other visual elements to highlightinformation and enhance learning Richly illustrated wit...

Understanding Art

Understanding Art


  • Author : Martin Wenham
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2003-04-22
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0761974784


Understanding Art Book Description :

The author provides the ways in which children's knowledge of visual elements of art can be developed through simple but creative activities....

Understanding Art Markets

Understanding Art Markets


  • Author : Iain Robertson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-10-30
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135091934


Understanding Art Markets Book Description :

The global art market has recently been valued at close to $50bn - a rise of over 60% since the global financial crisis. These figures are driven by demand from China and other emerging markets, as well as the growing phenomenon of the artist bypassing dealers as a market force in his/her own right. This new textbook integrates, updates and enhances the popular aspects of two well-regarded texts - Understanding International Arts Markets and The Art Business. Topics covered include: Emerging markets in China, East Asian, South East Asian, Brazilian, Russian, Islamic and Indian art, Art valuation and investment, Museums and the cultural sector. This revitalized new textbook will continue to be essential reading for students on courses such as arts man...

 isms
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

isms


  • Author : Stephen Little
  • Publisher : Universe Pub
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015060618710


isms Book Description :

An introductory guide to the visual arts offers a look at the many "isms" that are used to define art movements, with a discussion of the various art historical periods, their significance, and their most important artists and works....

Understanding Art in Primary Schools

Understanding Art in Primary Schools


  • Author : Les Tickle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-14
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317858027


Understanding Art in Primary Schools Book Description :

Even the youngest children in primary schools are now required not only to make art, but also to study it, developing an understanding of the huge variety of art and craft from different times and places. But how do teachers actually tackle this, when most have not studied art themselves? This collection brings together case studies to show how a variety of teachers have used one particular art collection as a focus for practical art. Throughout, the voices of the children involved show us how they react to their encounters with art objects. This wealth of first hand evidence and practical experience will benefit all teachers....

Understanding Art

Understanding Art


  • Author : Luise C. Kainz
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1966
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015006739430


Understanding Art Book Description :

Brief text and illustrations introduce a variety of games with sounds and meanings of words....

Understanding Art Education

Understanding Art Education


  • Author : Nicholas Addison
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-01-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134210183


Understanding Art Education Book Description :

What is distinctive about art and design as a subject in secondary schools? What contribution does it make to the wider curriculum? How can art and design develop the agency of young people? Understanding Art Education examines the theory and practice of helping young people learn in and beyond the secondary classroom. It provides guidance and stimulation for ways of thinking about art and design when preparing to teach and provides a framework within which teachers can locate their own experiences and beliefs. Designed to complement the core textbook Learning to Teach Art and Design in the Secondary School, which offers pragmatic approaches for trainee and newly-qualified teachers, this book suggests ways in which art and design teachers can engage ...