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By Jerrilynn Denise Dodds

This superbly illustrated quantity is far greater than the catalog of an exhibition of Spain's Islamic artwork that was once held on the Alhambra and on the Metropolitan Museum of artwork in ny this summer time. It opens with an outstanding historic define of Islamic Spain, divided into sections by way of interval; each one part is written by way of a number one pupil and through a dialogue of the attribute arts, structure, fortifications, etc. the next 4 articles at the Alhambra itself supply the simplest research of the topic in English. The catalog is strictly reproduced, with images of the best quality. That it collects in a single quantity works of art which are so broadly dispersed is an immense fulfillment, specifically simply because there isn't any institute in Spain dedicated to the paintings of the Islamic centuries. Designed for either student and lay reader, it's the most crucial quantity to be produced at the topic and belongs in each artwork and educational library for its contribution to either heritage and artwork.

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Wie man sieht, bedeutet eine hohe Blendenzahl eine kleine Blendenöffnung und umgekehrt. Wenn in diesem Buch von „großer Blende“ die Rede ist, ist immer eine große Blendenöffnung gemeint. Das lichtstärkste jemals produktiv eingesetzte Objektiv war das Zeiss Planar 50 mm mit einer maximalen Blende von 0,7. Exposure Value: der Lichtwert EV ist die Abkürzung von Exposure Value und bezeichnet den Lichtwert. 1 EV mehr entspricht der jeweils doppelten Lichtmenge – oder eben einer Blendenstufe. Die genaue Definition lautet: Pentax-Objektiv 50 mm f/1,7.

Stürzende Linien vermeiden Stürzende Linien sind die Bezeichnung für den Effekt, dass Häuser, die man von unten nach oben fotografiert, aufgrund der Perspektive oben dünner zu werden scheinen. Das wirkt, als würden die Häuser umstürzen. Der Effekt ist völlig normal, wir sind es nur in natura gewöhnt, diesen Effekt im Gehirn wieder auszugleichen, sodass uns das erst dann auffällt, wenn das Gebäude wirklich sehr hoch ist und wir den Kopf schon stark in den Nacken legen müssen, um die Spitze zu sehen.

In diesem Fall hätte ein zweiter Reflektor – und ein zweiter Assistent – noch das Gesicht aufhellen können, es ging aber nur darum, die Wirkung einzelner Reflektoren zu zeigen. Abschattung mit einem Faltdiffusor Oft unterschätzt wird die Wirkung des Diffusors, also des dünnen, lichtdurchlässigen Stoffs, mit dem die meisten Faltreflektoren bezogen sind. Den bekommt man erst zu Gesicht, wenn man die per Reißverschluss geschlossene Hülle abnimmt. Im Beispiel rechts sind die vorher extrem überstrahlten Haare nun fein strukturiert.

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