Photography

The Definitive Visual History

Author: Tom Ang

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465422880

Category: Photography

Page: 480

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Traces the history of photography from its origins in the 1820s to the digital photography of the twenty-first century, profiling key photographers, highlighting important techniques, and showcasing iconic photographic images.
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Photography

The Definitive Visual History

Author: Tom Ang

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781409346456

Category: Photography

Page: 400

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The definitive visual history, from the dawn of photography to the digital agePhotography is a beautiful lavishly illustrated reference book tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the global phenomenon of digital photography.Photography celebrates the most iconic photos and profiles more than 50 of the most famous photographers of the past 200 years, with special features delving into the stories of especially arresting photographs, including Pulitzer Prize-winners. Discover the history of photography from key events and technological developments such as the first black and white photography and contemporary street photography. Perfect for any budding photographer or polished professional Photography captures the development of different areas of photography including portrait photography and war photography in a beautifully lavish reference book.Photography not only showcases incredible photographs, but tells the stories of how they came into being, perfect for anyone who appreciates the beauty of photography, from professional photographers to armchair enthusiasts.
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Digital Photographer's Handbook

7th Edition of the Best-Selling Photography Manual

Author: Tom Ang

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241450209

Category: Photography

Page: 408

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Discover how to get the very best from your photography with clear step-by-step guidance from expert photographer, Tom Ang. In this fully comprehensive photography companion, renowned photographer and teacher Tom Ang teaches you how to capture, enhance, and transform your photographs. The first half of the book explains all of the essential techniques that every photographer needs to learn - from how to handle your camera correctly and understand its features, to composing a successful shot. The second half develops your understanding of photography, guiding you through a range of projects that focus on different photographic genres and subjects, including landscapes, cityscapes, and live events. It explains how to digitally enhance your images, not only to improve the original shot, but also to apply creative techniques that will take your image to a new level. This section also gives advice on the best way to share your work, to choosing the most suitable equipment, and should you wish, how to develop a career in photography.
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The Classic Car Book

The Definitive Visual History

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241287472

Category: Transportation

Page: 320

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From the Chevrolet Bel Air to the Ferrari Testarossa, The Classic Car Book showcases the most important and iconic classic cars from every decade since the 1940s. Fully illustrated and packed with stunning photography, The Classic Car Book uses specially commissioned photographic tours to put you in the driver's seat of the world's most famous vintage cars, including stylish roadsters and luxury limousines from manufacturers such as Mercedez-Benz, Ferrari, Rover, Jaguar, and Bentley. The Classic Car Book takes you on a scenic drive through the history of classic cars, profiling iconic models and key details of the world's most famous vehicles, and charting their legacy as objects of luxury and desire. Ideal for any car collectors and enthusiasts, The Classic Car Book is an essential addition to every fans' bookshelf.
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Photography

History. Art. Technique

Author: Tom Ang

Publisher: DK

ISBN: 9781465481832

Category: Photography

Page: 336

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Written by world-renowned photographer, writer, and broadcaster Ang, this work lavishly celebrates the most iconic photographs and photographers of the past 200 years. Tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the digital age, it gives a comprehensive account of the people, images, and technologies that have shaped the art form.
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Design

Author: Dk Publishing

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465438010

Category: Design

Page: 480

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Design: The Definitive Visual History lays out the complete evolution of design, from its origins in early cultures to the contemporary design -- physical and digital -- of today. This comprehensive volume covers every major design movement, along with the iconic designers and manufacturers who influenced everyday life through the objects and buildings they created. Arranged chronologically, Design moves decade-by-decade from the 1850s onward to explore the cultural, social, political, economic, and technological forces in the world at large and shows how these factors influenced movements and styles in design. Gorgeous catalogues of objects demonstrate how design in turn has influenced the everyday life, through architecture, fashion, furniture, ceramics, glassware, lighting, fabrics, electronic equipment, and more. With profiles of famous designers such as Alvar Aalto, Frank Gehry, and Philippe Starck and stunning images of buildings and interiors, Design: The Definitive Visual History is a true celebration of classic design across the centuries. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
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Car

The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756689384

Category: Transportation

Page: 360

View: 5537

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DK's latest Car traces the history and role of the automobile, cataloging the diverse spectrum of cars from the first prototypes to the supercars of today. The book will not only cover the technological developments and manufacture of cars, but also the cultural backdrop against which the various models arose, and the enduring impact which the car has had on society as an object of curiosity, symbol of luxury, and item of necessity.
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Train

The Definitive Visual History

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465436588

Category: Transportation

Page: 320

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Train is a glorious celebration of all things train and track, tracing the history of the railroad and the role of trains, from the first steam engines to today's high-speed bullet trains. Featuring DK's trademark brilliant photography, Train catalogs the development of trains from early steam to diesel engines and electric locomotives, explores in detail iconic trains such as the Fairy Queen, Orient Express, and Javelin, and chronicles the cultural backdrop against which railroads were built around the world.
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Digital Photography Month by Month

Capture Inspirational Images in Every Season

Author: Tom Ang

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241480590

Category: Photography

Page: 360

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From photographing a dewdrop in spring to a beautiful winter frost, follow your hobby throughout the year with renowned photographer Tom Ang. Whatever your level of expertise or type of camera, from the best digital SLRs on the market right down to camera phones, you'll find tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your shots. It's fully updated with the latest developments in technology and equipment, this ebook will teach you everything you need to know to take great photographs that convey a sense of time, place and atmosphere. Includes "how to" advice and projects to keep you snapping throughout the year, Digital Photography Month by Month is an inspiring and practical guide to taking beautiful photos whatever the season and weather conditions.
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