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Simon, Steve.

Summary: Professional photographer, School of Visual Arts faculty member and co-host of the popular, "This Week in Photography podcast", Steve Simon shares 30 years of experience as he discusses the ten crucial elements every photographer needs to know and do in order to become truly great at their craft.For photographers who are ready to challenge themselves to take their craft to new heights, Steve...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Riders 2012

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Summary: Admittedly obsessed with war, photojournalist Isabel Ellsen has covered conflicts in Africa, the Balkans, and other centers of turmoil. She has also published both a memoir and a novel (later adapted into the film Harrison's Flowers) which describe emotional challenges that are bound up with war experiences. In this program, Ellsen shares personal stories about her adventures as a war...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Although the foreground subject in a moving image is, by definition, the focus of attention, the importance of the background elements can't be overstated. This program provides detailed lighting demonstrations that reveal the importance of background illumination and how to manipulate it. From low-key scenes shot in a living room to the flashy environment of a broadcast newsroom, the program...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Artistic expression of alternatively gendered people's lives reveals a captivating world where gender cannot be defined as simply male or female. This program features New Zealand photographer Rebecca Swan and her images for Assume Nothing, a book that explores the beauty and complexity of gender identity. Four of Swan's subjects speak candidly about their own gender identities and experiences,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Following the fast-paced world of Hollywood might seem like a dream job, but for Max Vadukul, photography doesn't end there. He also holds a top spot at the New Yorker and takes regular assignments from Conde Nast, GQ, and Mademoiselle, among others. This program evokes the honesty, vitality, and worldliness present in Vadukul's work, whether he's photographing a politician, movie star, or...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Barr, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rocky Nook 2008

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Summary: Sunlit windows and decorative lamps may look attractive to the human eye, but they don't always fit into the color palette a cinematographer wants to create. This program examines methods of color correction and filtration and how they can be used to alter existing light, either subtly or dramatically, when shooting film and video. Featuring several camera set-ups and lighting examples, the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Badger, Gerry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aperture 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 770.1 BAD

Summary: Born in Warsaw, Tomasz Tomaszewski started his photographic career with Polish magazines and worked with Solidarity Weekly. He has published numerous articles in National Geographic magazine, and his award-winning photos have also appeared in Stern, Paris Match, Geo, Time, and The New York Times. In this program, Tomaszewski shares his life and work as he presents a visual diary of the making...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Patterson, Freeman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Van Nostrand Reinhold 1979

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 770.11 PAT

Summary: No matter how photogenic the subject, a close-up shot must be properly lit if it's going to launch a thousand ships. This program presents a comprehensive look at the art and science of lighting people. It teaches viewers the importance of adjusting the size, distance, and position of a light source; how to control contrast by manipulating hard and soft light; and how to make use of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Designed for the beginner, Digital Cameras Made Easy introduces viewers to the technical basics of digital photography. The video goes into how a digital camera works, describing image resolution, types of flashes, memory cards, batteries, and zooming vs. cropping; file compression and the pros and cons of saving images as GIFs, JPEGs, and TIFFs; touching up and modifying images (fixing red eye...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: As photo director for National Geographic, David Griffin has helped capture and publish some of the most compelling images ever seen, and he knows full well the power of the camera - its ability to not only render the truth but connect us to our world. In this TEDTalk, filled with glorious illustrations, Griffin examines how a good photojournalist tells stories, confronts issues, and helps...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: When setting up a shot, a photographer works with composition, lighting, and color to create a subliminal subtext that reinforces or even carries the meaning of his or her subject. This program illustrates how basic components of photography-line, shape, form, texture, balance, volume duality, point of view, depth of field, and perspective-contribute to an image's impact on the subconscious...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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