Photographer's Filter Handbook: A Complete Guide to Selection and Use

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Amherst Media, Jan 1, 2002 - Photography - 123 pages
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The definitive guide to filter use, beginning with a primer on the electromagnetic spectrum and light absorption, this guide covers all you need to know about filters, including the materials from which they are made, how specific filters work, how to compensate for a change in available light with an exposure adjustment and what result your choice of filter will have on your images. Including a chapter devoted to special effects filters, this book offers you the tools to take control of your photography. Includes 100 full-colour photos.

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Stan Sholik is the coauthor of "Macro and Close-up Photography Handbook," "Master Guide to Digital SLR Cameras," and "Photographer's Filter Handbook" and his articles have appeared in "Peterson's Photographic," "Photo Lab Management," "Professional Photographer," and "View Camera," He has worked as a professional photographer for more than 30 years. He lives in Santa Ana, California.

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