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ART 376 Explorations in Digital Photography: Home
Useful library resources to aid your exploration of digital photography
Featuring full-text articles (from more than 300 journals), indexing and abstracting of an international array of publications, Art Full Text™ is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more.
Full-text articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995
High-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating as far back as 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals
Indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations
Indexing of nearly 200,000 art reproductions
Provides full text coverage to nearly 9,100 journals, including over 7,900 peer-reviewed titles in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education and more. Full-text coverage dates back to 1985 and is updated daily.
Used by millions for research, teaching, and learning. With more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, plus over 40,000 ebooks, JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content.
Project MUSE offers full-text current and archival articles from 600+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. Updated continually.
Provides biographical information on more than 528,000 people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. The database also provides full-text articles from over 350 magazines and newspapers and includes more than 27,000 images plus links to Web sites tied to the lives and works of the subjects.
Some 50,000 new and/or updated biographies are added each year, as well as daily status updates of existing subjects
ARTstor Images for Your Presentation/Paper
Matthew Brandt, American. 2007. Salton Sea C1. Photograph. Place: The National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund. https://library.artstor.org/asset/ANGAIG_10314015382.
You can search ARTstor by the name of an art work, by geography, by classification (for example, photography), or by collection (for example, Center for Creative Photography). Use the Advanced Search to limit by date.
Helpful videos on using ARTstor can be found on YouTube
This book introduces you to the camera settings and techniques that separate okay pictures from frame-worthy portraits. It then explains how to apply those skills to capturing your own portraits, landscape shots, and high-action photos.
This book has been written for photographers who want to switch their camera off automatic mode and take control of its image-making potential. With visual examples throughout, it explains how to use the camera's settings and functions to take better and more creative photographs.
The perennial DSLR bestseller--now expanded with more photography tips, covering the latest technologies in the world of DSLR cameras and photography. Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photos, this guide covers the mechanics of the camera; exposure, lenses, and composition; how to capture action, portrait, and low-light shots; editing and sharing images; tips for improving your digital photography skills; and much more.
Each issue examines one theme explored in two distinct sections: Words, focused on the best writing surrounding contemporary photography, and Pictures, featuring immersive portfolios and artist projects.
Locate artists' works on the Internet using a search engine such as Google; or visit a site that collects information about works from over 180,000 artists: Artnet.com
Artsy, a resource for collection and education, aims to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection.
ARTnews (available on Flipster) reports on the art, personalities, issues, trends and events shaping the international art world.
Bergamot Station is a unique and unparalleled collection of fine art galleries. Throughout the year Bergamot Station hosts vibrant community and cultural activities and facilitates educational, non-profit and charitable events.
For more than forty years, Sally Mann (American, born in 1951) has made experimental and hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: family, desire, mortality, memory, and nature’s indifference to the human condition. Exhibition at The J. Paul Getty Museum,November 16, 2018–February 10, 2019
In 1966, Ed Ruscha drove along the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, Los Angeles. Using a motorized camera mounted on the back of a pickup truck, he methodically photographed all of the buildings on each side of the street. He assembled the photos in the artists' book Every Building on the Sunset Strip, which challenged how people thought about Los Angeles, art and photography.
A far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is the latest collaborative effort from arts institutions across Southern California.
Comprising three hundred works by sixty
artists, this exhibition examines crucial periods and aesthetic movements in which
photography had a critical role, producing—and, at times, dismantling—national
constructions, utopian visions, and avant-garde artistic trends.
Admired for their velvety matte surface, wide tonal range, and neutral palette, platinum prints helped establish photography as a fine art. Introduced in 1873, the process was championed by prominent photographers until platinum’s use was restricted in World War I and manufacturers were forced to introduce alternatives. Originally scheduled for January 21–May 31, 2020, GETTY CENTER
Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available, delivering almost 70,000 titles spanning subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 14,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street.
The LinkedIn Learning Online Training Library at Pepperdine University is a professional development resource available to all current faculty, staff, and students. Lynda.com offers over 1,000 online courses on a wide array of computer software.
Note that Lynda.com is known as LinkedIn Learning as of August 2019.
Students will obtain a unique experience of using a digital camera as a medium for visual expression, with a focus in aspects of art and design. The class will explore digital photography as a tool applied in subjects such as journalism, new media, and fine art.