Author: Valérie Jardin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
With both training and preparation, a street photographer needs to make rapid decisions; there may only be a fraction of a second to immortalize a moment in time that has never happened before and will never happen again. This is where Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens comes in. Follow Valérie Jardin on an inspiring photo walk around the world. After an overview of the practical and technical aspects of street photography, Valérie takes you along on a personal photographic journey as she hits the streets of her favorite urban haunts. She shows you the art of storytelling through her photographs, from envisioning the image to actually capturing it in the camera. Learn about the technical and compositional choices she makes and the thought process that spurred the click of the shutter.? Perfect for both the new photographer excited to capture the world around them and for the experienced street photographer wishing to improve their techniques and images, Street Photography requires no special equipment, just a passion for seeing and capturing the extraordinary in the ordinary.
This book won t teach you how to tattoo like a professional. This book wont teach you how to make a million dollars by opening your own tattoo studio in a week. You should really be weary of any book that does promise that. This book WILL get you started with the basic foundation for your apprenticeship. Written for the apprentice by someone who competed a formal tattoo apprenticeship, documenting the lessons learned along the way. The best way to learn to tattoo is as an apprentice, but some things you should know going into the situation. Just because we stress an apprenticeship does not mean that this 240+ page manual is lacking by any means! Basic Fundamentals of Modern Tattoo covers everything from how to build a tattoo machine to what types of needle configurations are best for each task. The best part of the book is that you get access to 'Teach Me To Tattoo' an interactive website designed specifically for the book. Where you can ask questions and get detailed information about each section of the book. As more information is added to the website the value increases. Registered copies of the book will allow the reader to gain access to the TMTT Portal online for as long as the portal is in existence at no additional charge. If you are a tattoo apprentice then you should definitely have this piece of literature in your toolbox. Learn about the components of tattoo machines, how to tune a tattoo machine, about different needle configurations, what pigments are best for the job, sterilization standards, and industry secrets / tips. Follow the goals and milestones laid out in a concise and easy to understand manner, with detailed graphics and illustrations (many computer generated for detail). Get recommendations on what gear is considered top quality, and tricks on how to use after-market parts on your machines to get the most bang for your buck. Remember that the best tattoo artists will always tell you to complete an apprenticeship, the only secrets in the tattoo industry are the answers to the questions you have not yet asked. Tattoo Apprentice, Learn tattoo, tattoo tricks, tattoo tips, tattoo guide.
Whether you’re a photographer, scrapbooker, or aspiring graphic artist, Photoshop Elements 12 is an ideal image-editing tool—once you know how to use it. This bestselling book removes the guesswork. With candid, jargon-free advice and step-by-step guidance, you’ll get the most out of Elements for everything from sharing and touching-up photos to fun print and online projects. The important stuff you need to know: Get to work right away. Import, organize, edit, crop, and color-correct your photos with ease. Retouch any image. Repair and restore old and damaged photos. Add pizzazz. Dress up your photos with dozens of filters, layer styles, and special effects. Share photos. Create online albums, email-ready slideshows, and web-ready files. Use your words. Make greeting cards, calendars, and flyers by adding text to images. Unleash your creativity. Design photo books, scrapbooks, collages, and other projects. Find your artistic flair. Create digital artwork from scratch, using tools to draw, paint, and blend.
Author: Vandini Mehta, Rohit Raj Mehrdiratta, Ariel Huber
Publisher: Park Publishing (WI)
The Structure explores the work of Mahendra Raj, India's most significant structural engineer. Examining Raj's sixty prolific years of practice, this volume looks at his unusually inventive and intuitive work and how he has offered pioneering engineering solutions for buildings in exposed concrete. As this book shows, many of his structures can be seen as monuments narrating the history of architecture in post-independence India. The Structure features twenty-eight of Mahendra Raj's buildings in detail through rich photographs and color reproductions of archival plans. Essays are contributed by Raj himself and by the architects Neelkanth Chhaya and Jaimini Mehta. Also included are interviews with Raj by the architect Sanjay Prakash and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, a conversation with the architect BV Doshi, as well as an illustrated complete list of Raj's works.
Quarry in the Black
Author: Max Allan Collins
Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
WHERE DOES A HIT MAN DRAW THE LINE? With a controversial presidential election just weeks away, Quarry is hired to carry out a rare political assignment: kill the Reverend Raymond Wesley Lloyd, a passionate Civil Rights crusader and campaigner for the underdog candidate. But when a hate group out of Ferguson, Missouri, turns out to be gunning for the same target, Quarry starts to wonder just who it is he’s working for. NOW A CINEMAX TELEVISION SERIES! The longest-running series from Max Allan Collins, author of Road to Perdition, the Quarry novels tell the story of a paid assassin with a rebellious streak and an unlikely taste for justice. Once a Marine sniper, Quarry found a new home stateside with a group of contract killers. But some men aren’t made for taking orders -- and when Quarry strikes off on his own, God help the man on the other side of his nine-millimeter...
In Love with Photography
Author: Volker Hinz, Peter-Matthias Gaede
* This book is a unique treasure in the history of photography; Hinz got everybody in front of his camera: from Muhammad Ali to Richard Avedon, from Jeff Koons to Karl Lagerfeld, from Annie Leibowitz to Robert Mapplethorpe, from Helmut Newton to Irving Penn, from Sebastião Salgado to Andy Warhol - the list is endless* Limited, numbered and signed edition of 1,000 copies* A must-have for lovers and aficionados of photographyIn Love With Photography is a unique treasure in the history of photography, lifted from the archives of Volker Hinz, one of the most important and indefatigable photographers of our time. A treasure, amassed in almost 50 years by a passionate collector of portraits and presented here for the first time. Volker Hinz photographed those who normally remain hidden behind their cameras. Whenever and wherever he encountered them: at work, at home, in public or private moments. This is how a unique collection of the most renowned photographers of the second half of the 20th and the early 21st centuries came about.Contents: Prelude; Out and about discovering people; The plates; Index.Text in English and German.
Applied Network Security Monitoring is the essential guide to becoming an NSM analyst from the ground up. This book takes a fundamental approach to NSM, complete with dozens of real-world examples that teach you the key concepts of NSM. Network security monitoring is based on the principle that prevention eventually fails. In the current threat landscape, no matter how much you try, motivated attackers will eventually find their way into your network. At that point, it is your ability to detect and respond to that intrusion that can be the difference between a small incident and a major disaster. The book follows the three stages of the NSM cycle: collection, detection, and analysis. As you progress through each section, you will have access to insights from seasoned NSM professionals while being introduced to relevant, practical scenarios complete with sample data. If you've never performed NSM analysis, Applied Network Security Monitoring will give you an adequate grasp on the core concepts needed to become an effective analyst. If you are already a practicing analyst, this book will allow you to grow your analytic technique to make you more effective at your job. Discusses the proper methods for data collection, and teaches you how to become a skilled NSM analyst Provides thorough hands-on coverage of Snort, Suricata, Bro-IDS, SiLK, and Argus Loaded with practical examples containing real PCAP files you can replay, and uses Security Onion for all its lab examples Companion website includes up-to-date blogs from the authors about the latest developments in NSM
D.Gray-man, Vol. 25
Author: Katsura Hoshino
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
After a savage battle, Allen and the Millennium Earl, leader of the akuma, confront each other—not as themselves, but as mysterious entities that came into being as seeming twin brothers during an even more mysterious episode in the Earl’s past. Nea, the twin inhabiting Allen, has a mission: to destroy Mana, the one inhabiting the Earl. But then some of Allen’s erstwhile allies in the battle against the akuma show up at exactly the wrong moment—for them! -- VIZ Media
Author: Jürgen Lossau
The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur will lead you straight to the best attractions Delhi, Agra and Jaipur have to offer. The guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the stunning architecture found in each city, plus 3D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. You'll find detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets in this fully updated and expanded guide, plus insider tips on everything from where to find the best markets and nightspots to great attractions for children. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur also includes in-depth coverage of all the unforgettable sights and comes complete with pull-out city maps, clearly marked with sights from the guidebook and an easy-to-use street index. The maps has detailed street views of all the key areas, plus there are transport maps and information on how to get around each city, and there's even a chart showing the distances between major sights for walkers. The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur shows you what others only tell you.
Author: Lisl Steiner
This book presents major public personas through the eye of an extraordinary photographer Lisl Steiner. It's a close up on the oeuvre of a very special woman, artist and photographer Limited, numbered and signed edition of 1,000 copies"Like Scheherazade I have woven many stories from my life and photography into something like a coherent narrative of the times I found myself in," says Lisl Steiner, one of the most unusual personalities in the history of photo journalism. She is a world traveler, she sketches, she is a poet, and a muse to some. At the age of 88 she became a YouTube success with more than 400,000 hits: Society is Kaput & Other Truths From an Ageless Spirit.In this book Lisl Steiner gathers her engaging photographs in a kind of retrospective, pictures of Armstrong, Bernstein, Borges, Carter, Castro, Casals, Davis, Gulda, Eisenhower, Ellington, JFK, Mailer, Neruda, Niemayer, Nixon, Pele, B.B. King and Martin Luther King, or Kissinger in conversation with Beckenbauer in the bathtub. Her drawings and her life story complement the photographs. Lisl Steiner's account of her life is colorful to the maximum. In one word: extraordinaryContents: I am the Scheherazade of photography; A short biography in pictures; All the Beautiful People; About love; Children of the Americas; From my sketch book; Still going strong; I am hot shit; How to make a book with Lisl Steiner."