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  1. Sight Sound Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics (with InfoTrac)
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  2. Sight Sound Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics (with InfoTrac)

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The most comprehensive book on the market, SIGHT SOUND MOTION/APPLIED MEDIA AESTHETICS describes the major aesthetic image elements--light and color, space, time-motion, and sound--and how they are used in television and film. Zettl's comprehensive coverage of aesthetic theory and how that theory can be successfully applied place this text in a class by itself. This edition is richly illustrated with visuals that often draw on traditional art forms, such as painting, sculpture, and dance.

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Herbert Zettl
Wadsworth Publishing
Wadsworth Publishing
Wadsworth Publishing
Wadsworth Publishing
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

would buy it again
this is what I needed
the price could not be beat
I could not find it anywhere else
This book arrived in perfect condition and stayed that way for the whole year i used it. Still have it sitting on my book shelf, i pick it up every so often to refresh my memory. Great book.
Can't say much here since this was a text book purchased for the class. Nevertheless, it is not a book that I would recommend or have bought on my own. Most of Zettl's examples are difficult to understand and the explanations limited and not clearly written.

I admit that a three dimensional perspective can be hard to imagine from a two dimensional plane, but I've seen much better graphics. For example, the placement of a box with a figure and his perspective placed appropriately would have cut through a lot of confusion especially when referring to linear perspective.

In addition, the chapter on camera lenses (wide angle etc.)was also not particularly enlightening. If I didn't already know what meant, I would have never understood from the book's example. What's worse, it's not pleasant or entertaining to read.

Bottom line, if you're a beginner studying media, forget this book. If you're intermediate or advanced, just be prepared to use other... Read more
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