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The Versatile Image

Author : Alexandra Moschovi
ISBN : 9789058679758
Genre : Art
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New insights into the shifting cultures of today’s ‘hypervisual’ digital universe With the advent of digital technologies and the Internet, photography can, at last, fulfill its promise and forgotten potential as both a versatile medium and an adaptable creative practice. This multidisciplinary volume provides new insights into the shifting cultures affecting the production, collection, usage, and circulation of photographic images on interactive World Wide Web platforms.
Category: Art

Killing For Show

Author : Julian Stallabrass
ISBN : 9781538141816
Genre : Photography
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See firsthand how war photography is used to sway public opinion. In the autumn of 2014, the Royal Air Force released blurry video of a missile blowing up a pick-up truck which may have had a weapon attached to its flatbed. This was a lethal form of gesture politics: to send a £9-million bomber from Cyprus to Iraq and back, burning £35,000 an hour in fuel, to launch a smart missile costing £100,000 to destroy a truck or, rather, to create a video that shows it being destroyed. Some lives are ended—it is impossible to tell whose—so that the government can pretend that it taking effective action by creating a high-budget snuff movie. This is killing for show. Since the Vietnam War the way we see conflict—through film, photographs, and pixels—has had a powerful impact on the political fortunes of the campaign, and the way that war has been conducted. In this fully illustrated and passionately argued account of war imagery, Julian Stallabrass tells the story of post-war conflict, how it was recorded and remembered through its iconic photography. The relationship between war and photograph is constantly in transition, forming new perspectives, provoking new challenges: what is allowed to be seen? Does an image have the power to change political opinion? How are images used to wage war? Stallabrass shows how photographs have become a vital weapon in the modern war: as propaganda—from close-quarters fighting to the drone’s electronic vision—as well as a witness to the barbarity of events such as the My Lai massacre, the violent suppression of insurgent Fallujah or the atrocities in Abu Ghraib. Through these accounts Stallabrass maps a comprehensive theoretical re-evaluation of the relationship between war, politics and visual culture. Killing for Show offers: 190 photographs encompassing photojournalism, artists’ images, photographs by soldiers and amateurs and drones A comprehensive comparison of the role of photography in the Vietnam and Iraq Wars An explanation of the waning power of iconic images in collective memory An analysis of the failure of military PR and the public display of killing A focus on what can and cannot be seen, photographed and published An exploration of the power and limits of amateur photography Arguments about how violent images act on democracy This full-color book is an essential volume in the history of warfare and photography
Category: Photography

Infoworld

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InfoWorld is targeted to Senior IT professionals. Content is segmented into Channels and Topic Centers. InfoWorld also celebrates people, companies, and projects.
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The Versatile Satellite

Author : Richard William Porter
ISBN : WISC:89034085431
Genre : Artificial satellites.
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A manager in the aerospace industry illuminates the many uses of artificial satellites in such areas as communication, weather forecasting, navigation, cartography, resources monitoring, and astronomy
Category: Artificial satellites.

Pc Graphics Video

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ISBN : UIUC:30112046026230
Genre : Computer animation
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Category: Computer animation

Different Images

Author : Hildegarde Flanner
ISBN : UCAL:B4411738
Genre : Poetry
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Category: Poetry

Digital Photography

Author : Alex May
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028630742
Genre : Digital cameras
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In the ESSENTIAL COMPUTERS series, this guide for adults and senior school students is written in clear everyday language and illustrated with step-by-step screen grabs taken from the individual software package concerned.
Category: Digital cameras

Imaging

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ISBN : UOM:39015082960009
Genre : Computer graphics
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Category: Computer graphics

Radiographic Imaging

Author : Evelyn Frank Burns
ISBN : UOM:39015028411331
Genre : Medical
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Describes the principles for producing quality radiographs. For use by beginning radiography students.
Category: Medical

Proceedings

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ISBN : UOM:39015009804488
Genre : Computers
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Category: Computers