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Impossible Photography

Author : Agata Toromanoff
ISBN : 1908233117
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This collection of remarkable pictures from photographers around the globe will tease your eyes and challenge your perception of things by crossing the boundaries of rationality and reality. Striking compositions, often humorous, dreamlike, or ironic, offer truly stunning visions one would never expect. As much as these images intrigue the senses, they also challenge the mind. By provoking rational conventions and meanings, their works question our vision of reality and attitude towards photography as a media capturing the true instant, which initiate a captivating dialogue with viewers. Manipulated pictures create a surreal, psychedelic world that mixes dreams, utopia, advertising tricks and irony. Impossible photography invites us to look with a fresh, and critical eye at what photographs tell us.

Surreal Photography And Effective Advertising

Author : Raqee S. Najmuldeen
ISBN : 9781512153415
Genre : Design
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The topic for this book incorporates photography, surrealism and print advertisement by advertisers to garner attention towards the products and services that they promote. The term “Photo-surrealism” is developed by the author in this book. The word “Photo” is derived from the photography technique used in advertising and “Surrealism” from the surrealism style. This book discusses the characteristics of Photo-surrealism style, its importance and effectiveness in print advertising today.

The Photography Bible

Author : Michael Freeman
ISBN : 9781781572160
Genre : Photography
File Size : 69. 7 MB
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Designed by expert professional Michael Freeman, this complete course will let you take exceptional photos and develop a deeper understanding of what makes a great photo work. Inspired by the structure of a college course and the benefits of collective learning, in-depth lessons are punctuated by shooting challenges, encouraging you to get out and practice your new skills. Start by taking creative control of your images, learning the science behind exposure, getting comfortable with the full range of camera controls, and leaving Auto mode behind. Next, learn to read the light itself and capture consistently high-quality images even in the most difficult lighting conditions. Then take a step back and develop your photographic eye to recognize potential design and compositional choices, making the most of stunning scenes as they occur. Once you get back to your computer, wrap it up with a complete overview of the most important digital-editing techniques, cutting through the clutter and honing in on the tools and workflows that are relevant to your own photographic style. By the end of this course you will understand the principles of photography, you?ll know what makes a successful photograph, and you?ll have the skills to take excellent photos yourself.

Surreal Digital Photography

Author : Barry Huggins
ISBN : 1592003893
Genre : Computers
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"Surreal Digital Photography" covers the use of digital imaging software to turn digital photographs into artistic works through montage or colour enhancements. It demonstrates the techniques involved through practical projects, many of which produce a "surrealist" end result. The book is broken down to cover landscape, portrait, and studio photography, and the methods involved can be used to create amazing results from any digital photos. Creative showcase sections also highlight the best work from dynamic digital artists, with breakdowns to show the behind-the-scenes work. The book combines practical techniques with a more artistic approach to digital imaging, where it's not just about fixing problems or creating realistic results, but about exercising the imagination and being more playful with your photography.

Project Nirvana

Author : Stefan Tegenfalk
ISBN : 1908233036
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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The mastermind behind several brutal murders seems to have disappeared stalling the investigation. Detective Inspector Walter Grohn searches in vain for clues when a hostage drama suddenly leads the hunt in an unexpected direction. Is the kidnapped man the murderer? At the same time, suspicions arise about an infiltrator in the investigation; someone inside police HQ is doing their utmost to prevent the murderer being found. A special task force is assembled and once again, Walter and Jonna de Brugge are working side by side against an adversary who is always one step ahead.

A Companion To Dada And Surrealism

Author : David Hopkins
ISBN : 9781118476239
Genre : Art
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This excellent overview of new research on Dada and Surrealism blends expert synthesis of the latest scholarship with completely new research, offering historical coverage as well as in-depth discussion of thematic areas ranging from criminality to gender. This book provides an excellent overview of new research on Dada and Surrealism from some of the finest established and up-and-coming scholars in the field Offers historical coverage as well as in–depth discussion of thematic areas ranging from criminality to gender One of the first studies to produce global coverage of the two movements, it also includes a section dealing with the critical and cultural aftermath of Dada and Surrealism in the later twentieth century Dada and Surrealism are arguably the most popular areas of modern art, both in the academic and public spheres

On Photography

Author : Susan Sontag
ISBN : 1429957115
Genre : Photography
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Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism. One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as "a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photographs." It begins with the famous "In Plato's Cave"essay, then offers five other prose meditations on this topic, and concludes with a fascinating and far-reaching "Brief Anthology of Quotations."

Masters Of Deception

Author : Al Seckel
ISBN : 1402705778
Genre : Art
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Celebrates the use of optical illusion in art, presenting the importance and uniqueness of such work, discussing such artists as Salvador Dalâi, M.C. Sesher, and Istvâan Orosz.

Chairs By Architects

Author : Agata Toromanoff
ISBN : 0500292507
Genre : Architecture
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Revealing pairings of a chair and a building by each architect featuring fifty-five stars from Calatrava to Hadid"

Stop The Clocks

Author : Helen Powell
ISBN : 9781848851757
Genre : Performing Arts
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The clock plays a significant part in our understanding of temporality, but while it simplifies, regulates, and coordinates, it fails to reflect and communicate the more experiential dimensions of time. As Helen Powell demonstrates in this book, cinema has been addressing this issue since its inception. Stop the Clocks! examines filmmakers' relationship to time and its visual manipulation and representation from the birth of the medium to the digital present. It engages both with experimentation in narrative construction and with films that take time as their subject matter, such as Donnie Darko, Interview with a Vampire, Lost Highway, and Pulp Fiction. Helen Powell asks what underpins the enduring appeal of the science fiction genre with filmmakers and audience and how cinematography might inform our conceptualization of other imagined temporal worlds, including the afterlife. She examines the role of angels and vampires in contemporary cinema, as well as the distinctive time schemes of new media and their implications for rethinking time and the moving image through digitalization. Broad-based and accessible, Stop the Clocks! will appeal to a wide interdisciplinary audience and provides a useful sourcebook on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in film and other arts and media-based disciplines.

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