Television Field Production and Reporting provides a comprehensive introduction to the art of video storytelling. Endorsed by the National Press Photographers Association, this book focuses on the many techniques and tools available in today s digital landscape, including how drones and miniaturized technology can enrich the storytelling process. The new edition of Television Field Production and Reporting is an absolute must in this visually oriented, rapidly changing field. At its core, visual storytelling helps transmit information, expose people to one another, and capture and communicate a sense of experience in unforgettable ways. This edition reflects, through practitioners' eyes, how to achieve those goals and excel as a professional, whatever the medium at hand, even as changing technology revises the storyteller s toolkit. This edition emphasizes digital and emerging media, and includes new color photography relevant to contemporary visual storytelling and reporting. It also features important updates regarding digital media law which affect anyone who records and/or disseminates digital media content, whether in private, on television, the web, via social networking sites, or in commercial venues. The seventh edition of Television Field Production and Reporting stresses the mastery of innovative storytelling practices in video programming as far ranging as electronic press kits, multi-camera production, stylized programs, corporate video, raw documentaries, and real time cinema verite."
The present theory for the penetration of charged particles through matter rests on the fundamental work by Bohr, Bethe and Bloch. Due to the progress in the ac- lerationand detectionofparticles since the earlyyearsof the last centuryan incre- ing rangeofapplicationshas emerged, bothin fundamentalphysicsbut also in ?elds like medical radiology, materials science, nuclear ?ssion and fusion technology and many others. These developments require a detailed and quantitative knowledge about the processes occuring during the passage of charged particles through m- ter. A comprehensive overview on the present status of the theory of stopping of heavy ions in matter has, e. g., been presented in recent monographsby Sigmund. However, in recent decades considerable interest has been directed towards applications in which strong magnetic ?elds play a dominant role. Then the - clotron radius of the target electrons is the smallest relevant length scale and their cyclotronperiod the smallest time scale of the problem. While the ?elds occuringin magnetic con?nement fusion devices are still marginal in this sense, stronger ?elds are employed to guide the electrons in the cooling sections of particle storage rings and even more so for the deceleration of heavy ions and antiprotons in traps. In the rest frame of the beams the cooling/decelerationprocessmay be viewed as the st- pingof ionsin an electronplasma. Exceptforrecombination, changesin the internal structure are not so important in these applications. The emphasis of this book lies therefore on the interaction of ions with a magnetized electron plasm
This book is designed to introduce the reader to the field of NMR/MRI at very low magnetic fields, from milli-Tesla to micro-Tesla, the ultra-low field (ULF) regime. The book is focused on applications to imaging the human brain, and hardware methods primarily based upon pre-polarization methods and SQUID-based detection. The goal of the text is to provide insight and tools for the reader to better understand what applications are best served by ULF NMR/MRI approaches. A discussion of the hardware challenges, such as shielding, operation of SQUID sensors in a dynamic field environment, and pulsed magnetic field generation are presented. One goal of the text is to provide the reader a framework of understanding the approaches to estimation and mitigation of low signal-to-noise and long imaging time, which are the main challenges. Special attention is paid to the combination of MEG and ULF MRI, and the benefits and challenges presented by trying to accomplish both with the same hardware. The book discusses the origin of unique relaxation contrast at ULF, and special considerations for image artifacts and how to correct them (i.e. concomitant gradients, ghost artifacts). A general discussion of MRI, with special consideration to the challenges of imaging at ULF and unique opportunities in pulse sequences, is presented. The book also presents an overview of some of the primary applications of ULF NMR/MRI being pursued.
The Beatification of Shirley chronicles the Whitford family's journey through decades of miscalculations and misguided intentions. At a time of society's access to an expanding base of knowledge, Conrad Whitford will completely reject any new information and be very wary of anyone who embraces new ideas. Lorraine, his wife, will blindly second his every opinion because The Bible tells her to do so. Their children will have to navigate their way through a minefield of Biblical inperatives about which there can be no discussion. The oldest, Norman, will struggle to survive in a world stacked against him. He is gay. The second son, Randy, will conform as best he can to a value system he doesn't want to second guess, but will fall short. The oldest daughter, Shirley, will be the weakest link in the fabric of the family, and an unfortunate victim of her parent's overprotection. She will be elevated to the status of a Saint. The youngest, and adopted, Beverly, will not subscribe to anything without questioning, causing her parents unexpected grief. The family, and everyone who comes in contact with them, will plunge deeper into turmoil as Conrad's ever-growing distrust of anyone who may think they know more then he does, and an unrelenting reliance on strictly literal interpretatiion of His Bible, will sweep the unsuspecting passengers toward an impending train wreck. There will be many casualties. All will be atributed, by Conrad, Lorraine and Shirley, to Devine Intervention, keeping them in a house that Shirley is convinced is her birthright, but might just
a poetry book on love, the good and the bad.