DK Eyewitness Books: Photography

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Penguin, Sep 6, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 72 pages
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Photography has come a long way since the unwieldy—and potentially dangerous—first cameras invented in the 1800s. In this guide, dazzling photographs and illustrations reveal the remarkable story of photography—and the secret to taking a great picture. Discover the art of underwater photography and photojournalism, see spy cameras used by real-life spies, witness how photography has transitioned into the digital world, and find out how much the most expensive photograph is worth!
Discover the evolving world of photography from pinhole cameras to the digital age

 

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Contents

6 The camera obscura
6
8 The birth of photography
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10 From negative to positive
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12 The Victorian studio
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14 Movement and color
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16 Photography the new art
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18 Photography for everyone
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20 Classic camera designs
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42 Extreme photography
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44 The view from up there
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46 Focus on infinity
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48 Underwater photography
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50 Photographing wildlife
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52 Images of the invisible
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54 Spy cameras
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56 3D photography
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24 Anatomy of a 35mm SLR camera
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26 Camera lenses
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28 In the darkroom
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30 Instant pictures
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32 In the studio
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34 Freezing the moment
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36 The world in closeup
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38 Panoramic pictures
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40 Photojournalism
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58 Digital cameras
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60 Photography in a digital world
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62 Photo trickery
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64 Did you know?
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66 Timeline
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68 Find out more
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70 Glossary
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72 Index
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