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Title:
View camera technique
Author:
Stroebel, Leslie D.
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Edition:
Seventh edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Focal Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xv, 376 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780240803456
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Now in its seventh edition, View Camera Techniqueis a unique, comprehensive book that presents clearly and precisely the features, operations and applications of view cameras. It details camera movements, image formation, exposure control, and information concerning lenses and accessories. Diagrams, comparison charts, and more than 500 photographs and illustrations by distinguished professional photographers provide the reader with the tools necessary to analyze a picture situation, set up and manipulate the camera, and portray the subject to meet the expectations of the professional photographer.

This text has been completely revised and updated to include over 100 brand-name view cameras, and offers comparison tables to assist readers in choosing cameras, lenses, and view-camera digital backs. This latest edition offers expanded coverage of the newest technology, including electronic features that simplify the use of view cameras for conventional photography and digital view cameras that eliminate the need for film and make it possible to modify the digital images with image-processing computer software programs


Table of Contents

View Cameras
View Camera Adjustments
Image Formation
Exposure Controls
View Camera Lenses
Image Size and Perspective
Depth of Field
Exposure Meters
Light-Sensitive Materials and Film Processing
Filters
Evolution of the View Camera
Contemporary View Cameras
Applications of View Cameras