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A short course in photography : an introduction to black-and-white photographic technique : including digital imaging
London, Barbara, 1936-
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Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2001]

Physical Description:
vii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"Including digital imaging."
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TR146 .L618 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize

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For one-semester introductory courses in photography.This easy-to-use, inexpensive text introduces students to the fundamentals of photography and suggests ways in which they might create photographs that have meaning. Oriented toward traditional black and white photography, the book also explores digital techniques and web photography resources, equipment, cameras and camera accessories, the exposure and development of film, and the making and finishing of prints. All aspects of the process are explained and illustrated clearly in two-page spreads, each of which addresses a self-contained topic.

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