Star Wars and Philosophy: More Powerful than You Can Possibly Imagine
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Star Wars and Philosophy (Popular Culture and Philosophy)

The Star Wars films continue to revolutionize science fiction, creating new standards for cinematographic excellence and permeating popular culture around the world. The films feature many complex themes ranging from good versus evil and moral development and corruption to religious faith and pragmatism, forgiveness and redemption, and many others. The essays in this volume tackle the philosophical questions from these blockbuster fi...

Fotografieren lernen: Band 3: Bildbearbeitung und Präsentation. Digitale Bilder verstehen und optimieren
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Fotografieren lernen: Band 3: Bildbearbeitung und Präsentation. Digitale Bilder verstehen und optimieren

Die auf drei Bände ausgelegte Reihe »Fotografieren lernen« vermittelt dem Fotografiestudenten und interessierten Amateurfotografen sowohl das nötige Fachwissen in den Bereichen Technik, Gestaltung und Nachbearbeitung als auch dasVerständnis für die großen Zusammenhänge in der Fotografie. Der vorliegende dritte Band behandelt die digitale Bildbearbeitung. Die Autoren erläutern zunächst die Grundlagen digitaler Bilder und geben dann ei...

Foto Praxis Bäume fotografieren. Beeindruckende Bäume gekonnt fotografieren
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Foto Praxis Bäume fotografieren. Beeindruckende Bäume gekonnt fotografieren

Der Fotoratgeber im praktischen Taschenformat mit robuster Schutzhülle. Mit Baum-Reiseführer für Deutschland Fotoreise durch unser Baumland - von der Küste bis zu den Alpen Casting der Topgehölze und einzigartige Baum-Porträts Equipment und How-to's für Baum-Shooter In diesem Buch finden Sie geballtes Know-how für das perfekte Baum-Shooting. Sie erhalten wertvolle Tipps für die häufigsten Motivsituationen sowie konkrete Vorschläge fü...

Fine Art Publicity, 2nd Edition: The Complete Guide for  Artists, Galleries, and Museums (Business and Legal Forms)
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Fine Art Publicity, 2nd Edition: (Business and Legal Forms)

It seems, at first reading, remedial. But upon repeated careful reading I did glean several new ideas (and I've been marketing my work for a decade). Publicity is hard work. It takes a ton of time, writing press releases, blogging, etc. But I recently made a big push and its paid off hugely. I think the ideas in this book are worth it. Don't gloss it. Outline it. Practice it. This and Carol Michell's book have been motivating, even f...

The Philosophy of Spike Lee
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The Philosophy of Spike Lee

Over his twenty-plus year tenure in Hollywood, Spike Lee has produced a number of controversial films that unapologetically confront sensitive social issues, particularly those of race relations and discrimination. Through his honest portrayals of life's social obstacles, he challenges the public to reflect on the world's problems and divisions. The innovative director created a name for himself with feature films such as Do the Righ...

RoboCop (Constellations)
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RoboCop (Constellations)

RoboCop was Dutch director Paul Verhoeven's first American film, and was both a commercial and (surprise) critical hit on release in 1987. Marking its thirtieth anniversary, this volume explores the film from a variety of critical approaches, including re-reading RoboCop as a Western; the neo-fascist corporatization of the human body; satire, late-Reagan America and the rise of neo-liberalism; resurrection, death, and the figure of t...

The Many Lives of The Evil Dead : Essays on the Cult Film Franchise
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The Many Lives of The Evil Dead

One of the top-grossing independent films of all time, The Evil Dead (1981) sparked a worldwide cult following, resulting in sequels, remakes, musicals, comic books, conventions, video games and a television series. Examining the legacy of one of the all-time great horror films, this collection of new essays covers the franchise from a range of perspectives. Topics include The Evil Dead as punk rock cinema, the Deadites' (demon-posse...

Advanced Digital Black White Photography (A Lark Photography Book)
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Advanced Digital Black White Photography

This is the one book you want if you need a "software how-to guide" for all of the most popular methods used to create B&W photographs from color originals. Not only is John a very good photographer (and a good guy for any who follow him online), but he covers each technique in enough depth that you can understand which is going to be best for you or best for a particular situation. The usual suspects are here like the Photoshop ...

The Art of Watching Films 9th Edition
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The Art of Watching Films 9th Edition

With an emphasis on the narrative film, The Art of Watching Films, 9e challenges students to take their film experience further by sharpening their powers of observation, developing the skills and habits of perceptive watching, and discovering complex aspects of film art that they might otherwise overlook. This title introduces the formal elements and production process of films, and helps students analytically view and understand fi...

The Directors: Take Three (The Directors)
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The Directors: Take Three (The Directors)

The Directors, Take Three offers dozens of masterful insights on the craft of directing from such renowned filmmakers as Robert Altman, Wes Craven, Alan Parker, Tim Burton, Steven Spielberg, and Barry Levinson. Here are details of their experiences making a variety of classic films from Nashville to Nightmare on Elm Street, Rain Man to Raging Bull, and Pee Wee's Big Adventure to Schindler's List.