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    even it was taken with limited light due to setting the sun. Adams visualization together with his different techniques in photography creates realistic photos. Every photo requires right execution to be noticeable. Ansel Adam is very critical when it comes to his photos. For him, even the location where you need to stand will contribute to the quality of the photograph. Choosing the right equipment and being able to apply it on the photo will create a remarkable impact to the viewer. One example is when he applies his conceptualization to capture the features of the Half Dome. A spotlight meter was used to gauge the required lighting to create a detailed representation of the moon to avoid flat image. He generates a clear and unimaginative sky by using an orange filter to eliminate the blue light in the black and white photograph. He even uses different lenses to capture his exact visualization of the Half Dome. In humanities, we have learned how different photographs affect us, its impact on our senses and how it appeals to our own sense of aesthetics. Ansel Adams works are the great example of artworks that express emotion, connection, and aesthetic beauty. What makes Ansel Adams photos unique is his commitment, passion to the natural world and technique that he put in his work. He proves that producing creative and quality photos requires your aspiration to photograph, appreciation for simple thing around us, visualization or creating a mental image of your subject and…

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    The neighborhood was noiseless, and the sky was pitch black, for there had been no moon on that summer morning in June. My mother and father started our car and waited for Sofia,my sister, sean ,my friend, and me to get inside. It was time to leave our dull suburban home in San Jose, and drive to the beloved National Park, Yosemite, to hike Half Dome. On the car ride there I had slept, but awoke right when we had gotten into the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Looking outside of the window and noticing…

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    large in size but the exterior has little decoration but allows us to see how solid and sturdy this building is. The focus of this building is around the central dome. The central dome is surrounded by half domes on each side and then more half domes. These domes and vast open spaces are part of what makes this church a longitudinal basilica. St. Mark's was built as a result of the Second Golden Age. This church is also quite large and sits on a vast piazza. While Hagia Sophia is simple on the…

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    The Dome of the Rock has a substantial egg molded vault that is principally made of a gold shaded material. The building is octagonal and has exceptionally detailed outlines around the whole outside. The building appears to have an attention on symmetry and repetition. The shading plans and outlines are rehashed around the entire building. The outlines and shapes are fundamentally blue, green, and yellow. The dome has tiles lining it the distance to the point on the top where a little pole…

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    Brunelleschi’s Pazzi Chapel at Santa Croce, begun in 1441 in Florence furthers the application of geometric ideals in a chapter house for clergymen. Although not exactly centrally planned due to the additional breadth from flanking barrel vaults, the ordered designs of the primary space and central dome demonstrate Brunelleschi’s ordered design. The chapel’s dome “rests above the center of a rectangular structure,” similar to Hagia Sophia. Its dome is unique from the Old Sacristy in its…

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    A lot of architecture in this modern era reflects that of the past. Ancient Rome specifically had a large influence on the structure of buildings that still stand today. Asheville in particular is a very architecturally interesting city because it hasn 't been completely modernized with tall, straight buildings and has many older buildings still standing even in the center of town. There are many buildings and churches in this little town that reflect past building techniques and styles. One…

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    Finally, with a lot of work done, construction on the dome began, which was rebuilt, and reinforced in 1855, making the dome a massive, almost looming, part of the building, which the book suggests “keeps the building from looking like a cathedral. The Texas Capitol design resulted from a contest, similar to the one the went over for the US Capitol, and was won by a man from Detroit by the name of E.E. Myers. Originally supposed to be made of limestone, the quick discoloration of it led to need…

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    Baroque is a tradition representative of Europe art culture style. This word comes from Portuguese ”BARROCO”, which means pearls that not perfect sphere and in the early time it refers to grotesque shape. In addition, “Baroque” means peculiar, strange, and distortive in Italian. Moreover, “Baroque” in French means messy. In the early Europe, it used to describe the work that "lack of classical balance ", which was originally named that advocate of classical art in seventeenth Century is…

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    Monolithic dome is the safest and friendliest building to the environment because it is energy efficient and also because it is easily maintained. The dome owner will save an energy such as 50% charges compared to conventional building. The efficient of materials used in the construction of the building has mot negative impact on the environment because these domes need small place use the less materials which is generally 50% to 75% lees material compared to a square conventional building.…

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    Fusi is so committed to subduing the fish inspectors he rouses at three in the morning “this morning as every morning he had waken at three” (44) as he wakes in the morning he must avoid his daughter Emma and her husband John Smith. Motivated by the fish inspectors he feels young again aswell he is exhilarated by the potential he could be caught but hasn't been as men half his age have been caught “They would take his fish and net away” (49) he explains the consequences he may potentially face…

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