Offers information on a variety of Adobe Photoshop tools, filters, and techniques for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom users.
Macromedia Studio 8
Author: Jeffrey Bardzell, Shaowen Bardzell
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Covering all the products in Macromedia Studio 8, this title demonstrates using hands-on projects, how to combine the various software elements to create Web sites from beginning to end, including movies, sound, interactivity, dynamic text and more.
Author: Lesa Snider
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
A guide to using Adobe Photoshop CS5 covers such topics as working with panels, creating a new document, managing layers, editing images, correction color and lighting, drawing with vector tools, and using filters.
Author: Jarrah Al-Tubaikh
This very well-received book, now in its second edition, equips the radiologist with the information needed in order to diagnose internal medicine disorders and their complications from the radiological perspective. It offers an easy-to-consult tool that documents the most common and most important radiological signs of a wide range of diseases, across diverse specialties, with the aid of an excellent gallery of images and illustrations. Compared with the first edition, numerous additions and updates have been made, with coverage of additional disorders and inclusion of many new images. Entirely new chapters focus on occupational medicine and toxicology imaging, chiropractic medicine, and energy and quantum medicine. Internal Medicine – An Illustrated Radiological Guide puts the radiologist in the internal medicine physician’s shoes. It teaches radiologists how to think in terms of disease progression and complications, explains where to look for and to image these complications, and identifies the best modalities for reaching a diagnosis. It will also benefit internal medicine physicians by clarifying the help that radiology can offer them and assisting in the choice of investigation for diagnostic confirmation.
New York in Pyjamarama
Author: Michaël Leblond, Frederique Bertrand
Join our pyjama clad hero as he leaves his bedroom to see the sights of New York at night time. Dodge the traffic, be dazzled by the lights on Broadway and take in the dizzying heights of the Big Apple's skyline.
Bestselling essential reference work for all digital photographers.
We currently live in a two dimensional world of tapping and sliding fingers on screens, but babies and young children need to touch, taste, smell, shake and bang three dimensional objects in order to develop thinking and learning skills. The Treasure Basket and Heuristic play approach is all about offering natural and household objects to babies and young children to play with. This simple approach promotes extraordinary capacities of concentration, intellectual curiosity and manipulative mastery. Full of resource ideas and activities, this book offers accessible explanations of how the under 3’s think and learn, step by step guidance for setting up play sessions and descriptions of the best materials to offer. Featuring original interviews between the author and Elinor Goldschmied, who was the pioneer of the Treasure Basket and Heuristic Play, this third edition of Developing Play for the Under 3s has been thoroughly updated to include: A new chapter with case studies to show how Heuristic Play can be offered to the 2-4 year olds. A new chapter exploring the myths and misunderstandings of this approach. Links to the Forest School movement. Research evidence supported by case studies. The characteristics of effective learning and how the Treasure Basket and Heuristic Play promote these. Information about the Froebel Archive project, bringing the story of Elinor Goldschmied’s work alive through film. Based on a wealth of research into how babies learn and the principles of learning, together with the author’s own personal experience of working with the under 3s, this book will be indispensable for anyone involved in the care and development of children in this age group.
Civil Engineer's Reference Book, Fourth Edition provides civil engineers with reports on design and construction practices in the UK and overseas. It gives a concise presentation of theory and practice in the many branches of a civil engineer's profession and it enables them to study a subject in greater depth. The book discusses some improvements in earlier practices, for example in surveying, geotechnics, water management, project management, underwater working, and the control and use of materials. Other changes covered are from the evolving needs of clients for almost all forms of construction, maintenance and repair. Another major change is the introduction of new national and Euro-codes based on limit state design, covering most aspects of structural engineering. The fourth edition incorporates these advances and, at the same time, gives greater prominence to the special problems relating to work overseas, with differing client requirements and climatic conditions. Chapters 1 to 10 provide engineers, at all levels of development, with 'lecture notes' on the basic theories of civil engineering. Chapters 11 to 44 cover the practice of design and construction in many of the fields of civil engineering. Civil engineers, architects, lawyers, mechanical engineers, insurers, clients, and students of civil engineering will find benefit in the use of this text.
The most complete "Sun Certified Programmer for Java" computer-based and book training package available. 100% complete coverage of all official Sun exam objectives. This edition features complete coverage of all new "Sun Certified Programmer for Java" exam objectives. Key features include: Over 250 challenging practice exam questions; and the new CertTrainer and ExamSim CBT software on CD.
There has been increasing recognition around the world that wetlands are fragile ecosystems which require sensitive and sustainable management if they are to continue to provide their range of functions and benefits. T hese functions and benefits, which include contributions to food security and environmental regulation, play a critical role in sustaining rural livelihoods in many developing countries. Drawing upon research carried out in the area, this book identifies and discusses the importance of wetlands to local communities in south-west Ethiopia, and in particular, how indigenous wetland management practices contribute to sustainable wetland use.
Blood Ninja II
Author: Nick Lake
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Now that the vile Lord Oda is dead, Taro and his friends are safe in the mountain lair of the ninjas. Or so they think. When a homing pigeon arrives with news of Taro's mother's whereabouts, Taro sets out for the Tendai monastery - without stopping to consider why the pigeon, which was given to his mother months ago, took so long to arrive. Soon, Taro, Hana and Hiro find themselves in a trap, as strange new creatures invade their lives and familiar enemies surround them – and the most deadly enemy of all is their old friend Yukiko. In the end, despite his vampire abilities, Taro is helpless to prevent the death of his mother. Furious and grief stricken, haunted by her mute and beseeching ghost, he determines to recover the object which Lord Oda was so desperate to procure before he died: the Buddha Ball, source of limitless power. There are just two problems: first, Lord Oda is not dead. And second, the Buddha Ball is not where Taro thought. If Taro is to fulfill his destiny, he must face his arch enemy on an equal battlefield - for Lord Oda is a vampire now too. And then, to make peace with his mother, and recover the Buddha ball, Taro must go to hell and back...
Provides information and a variety of checklists to aid in IT project management.
Herewith the Clues
Author: Dennis Wheatley, J. G. Links
Publisher: Michael Joseph
Coaching Badminton 101
Author: Gong Chen, Carol Chen
Publisher: Coaches Choice Books
Coaching Badminton 101 is a book for everyone who wants to learn how to play, coach, or teach badminton and experience the fun of badminton games and tournaments. The book systematically presents all the fundamental and advanced skills while utilizing photographs, illustrations, and diagrams to provide readers with clear visual representations of critical skills and strategies. The session plan in the book provides teachers and coaches with suggestions of how to successfully conduct each lesson in order to ensure quality teaching and learning. The book demonstrates that with proper and systematic training, badminton can be a fun and exciting game for anyone. Chapters include: Introduction (the state of badminton in the US, benefits, etiquette, common injuries, and motivation to play), Preparation for Training (attire and equipment, equipment selection, warm-up, cool-down, and body conditioning), Badminton Basics (grips, racket motion and shuttlecock flight directions, ready stances, court positions, footwork, shuttlecock-handling exercises, and footwork training), Serves and Returns, Underhand Clear Shot, Overhead Clear Shot, Overhead Drop Shot, Smash, Drive Shot and Push Shot, Net Drop Shot, Singles Game Strategies, Doubles Game Strategies, Coaching High School Badminton, and Teaching Badminton. The book also contains an appendix containing the basic simplified badminton rules.
Author: Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni
Explore the varied and incredibly chic residences crafted by internationally acclaimed decorator Tino Zervudachi in his first monograph, Tino Zervudachi: A Portfolio. Tino applies his unfaltering and flawless design to projects as diverse and all-encom