Scientific Photography and Applied Imaging

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Focal Press, 1999 - Photography - 559 pages
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WINNER OF THE 2001 KRASZNA-KRAUSZ PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK AWARD (Technical Photography category)

The only definitive book to fully encompass the use of photography and imaging as tools in science, technology and medicine. It describes in one single volume the basic theory, techniques, materials, special equipment and applications for a wide variety of uses of photography, including: close up photography and photomacrography to spectral recording, surveillance systems, radiography and micro-imaging.

This extensively illustrated photography 'bible' contains all the information you need, whether you are a scientist wishing to use photography for a specialist application, a professional needing to extend technical expertise, or a student wanting to broaden your knowledge of the applications of photography.

The contents are arranged in three sections:
ˇ General Section, detailing the elements of the image capture process
ˇ Major Applications, describing the major applications of imaging
ˇ Specialist Applications, presenting an eclectic selection of more specialised but increasingly important applications

Each subject is introduced with an outline of its development and contemporary importance, followed by explanations of essential theory and an overview of techniques and equipment. Mathematics is only used where necessary. Numerous applications and case studies are described. Comprehensive bibliographies and references are provided for further study.

Ensure you are aware of all the very latest scientific applications
Comprehensive wealth of scientific information in one single volume so it is all to hand when needed
Learn from Sidney Ray's complete coverage and interpretation of scientific and applied photography

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About the author (1999)

Senior Lecturer in Digital and Photographic Imaging, University of Westminster, photographer and Imaging Consultant.

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