The 100 Greatest Western Movies of All Time

A fun, opinionated, illustrated look at Westerns―with great photographs from great movies   This unique compendium of short essays about, and evocative photos from, the 100 greatest Western movies of all time is the authoritative new resource on the subject―and the ideal illustrated gift book for all cowboy enthusiasts and cinema fans. Beyond being eminently browseable and lavishly illustrated, the book―compiled by the editors o...

Fotos farbecht drucken

Sie machen beim Fotografieren alles richtig. Sie sind ein Meister der Bildbearbeitung. Sie haben den besten Drucker, den man derzeit bekommen kann. Und doch sind Sie mit der Qualität Ihrer Fotoausdrucke nicht zufrieden, insbesondere die Farben stimmen nicht. Woran liegt's? Am Farbmanagement! Entweder ist die Kamera nicht richtig abgestimmt oder Drucker und Bildschirm arbeiten nicht mit dem gleichen Farbraum. Hier hilft nur, alle Komp...

Porträts fotografieren im Studio

Das Workshop-Buch für die Studiofotografie! Lernen Sie mit diesem Buch Schritt für Schritt, wie Sie Lichtsituationen für Porträts aufbauen. Die Fotografen Stephanie und Frank Eckgold zeigen Ihnen ausführlich alle klassischen und auch ausgefallene Lichtsituationen, so dass Sie sie einfach selbst im Studio nachstellen können. Darüber hinaus vermitteln Ihnen grundlegende Exkurse Hintergrundwissen zum Fotografieren im Studio und einen Üb...

Reverse Shots: Indigenous Film and Media in an International Context

From the dawn of cinema, images of Indigenous peoples have been dominated by Hollywood stereotypes and often negative depictions from elsewhere around the world. With the advent of digital technologies, however, many Indigenous peoples are working to redress the imbalance in numbers and counter the negativity. The contributors to Reverse Shots offer a unique scholarly perspective on current work in the world of Indigenous film and me...

LUMIX FZ2000: Das Handbuch zur Kamera

Das ultimative Buch für mehr Fotospaß mit Ihrer Lumix FZ2000! Dieses Buch ist das Rundum-sorglos-Paket für Fotospaß mit Ihrer Lumix FZ2000! Hier sehen, welche Funktionen wirklich wichtig sind und wie Sie Ihre Kamera in allen Situationen richtig einstellen können: von der Wahl des richtigen Belichtungsprogramms über das gekonnte Scharfstellen bis hin zum Blitzen. Hier werden Sie zu jedem Thema fündig werden – verständlich und anschaul...

I Love My Selfie

What explains our current obsession with selfies? In I Love My Selfie noted cultural critic Ilan Stavans explores the selfie's historical and cultural roots by discussing everything from Greek mythology and Shakespeare to Andy Warhol, James Franco, and Pope Francis. He sees selfies as tools people use to disguise or present themselves as spontaneous and casual. This collaboration includes a portfolio of fifty autoportraits by the art...

Continuity and Crisis in German Cinema, 1928-1936

Hitler's Machtergreifung, or seizure of power, on January 30, 1933, marked the end of the Weimar Republic and the beginning of the Third Reich, and German film scholarship has generally accepted this date as the break between Weimar and Nazi-era film as well. This collection of essays interrogates the continuities and discontinuities in German cinema before and after January 1933 and their relationship to the various crises of the ye...

The Art of Avatar: James Cameron's Epic Adventure

Academy Award-winning writer/director James Cameron, the maker of Titanic and the creator of the Terminator series, has been crafting Avatar for over four years. The film follows the story of an ex-marine who finds himself thrust into hostilities on a distant planet filled with exotic life forms. As an avatar, a human consciousness in an alien body, he finds himself torn between two worlds, in a desperate fight for his own survival a...

Dog Photography For Dummies

Tips and tricks for capturing your canine's personality with every click of the camera Simply snapping a picture may not capture the playfulness or spontaneity of a dog. Knowing what kind of equipment, angle, and composition to use while photographing a dog can make all the difference in the character captured in the photo. Dog Photography For Dummies gives you practical and fun guidance for capturing your dog's personality and turni...

The Public Image : Photography and Civic Spectatorship

Even as the media environment has changed dramatically in recent years, one thing at least remains true: photographs are everywhere. From professional news photos to smartphone selfies, images have become part of the fabric of modern life. And that may be the problem. Even as photography bears witness, it provokes anxieties about fraudulent representation; even as it evokes compassion, it prompts anxieties about excessive exposure. P...