The Focal encyclopedia of photography
Leslie D. Stroebel, Richard D. Zakia
Focal Press, 1993 - Photography - 914 pages
Based on years of Focal Press research to reflect accurately the needs of its readers, this one volume (1500 est. pages) encyclopedia offers detailed coverage of photography techniques, technologies & business. New to this edition: new technologies, topics of genuine interest to the researcher/reader of the 90s; over 100 photographic fields & careers are featured; digest summaries crafted by experts; all entries carefully cross-referenced; estimated over 1 million words. CONTENTS - 50 major categories including: Aesthetics, Animation, Biographies, Cameras (75 cameras discussed alphabetically), Chemicals-photographic, Chronology of Photographic Inventions, Color, Computer, Craftsmanship, Densitometry, Developers, Electronic Still Photography, Emulsions, Enlargers, Exposure, Filters, High-Speed Photography, History of Photography, Image Motion, Lamps, Lenses, Light, Motion Picture, Non-Silver Process, Optics, Organizations, Photographic Chemistry, Photographic Effects, Photographic Fields, Photographic Manufacturing, Photomacrography, Photomicrography, Photometry, Post Processing, Presentation, Processing, Projection, Sensitized Materials, Sensitometry, Sound, Special Effects, Viewfinder, Vision, Visual Communication, Visual Perception, Xerography. In addition to the 50 major topic areas, there are hundreds of shorter entries & thousands of definitions. A list of contributors & their affiliations will appear at the end. FORMAT 7" x 10", jacket & case, double column, 1500 est. pp. PRICE $125.00 (est). MARKET - Professionals/dedicated amateurs/references for studios, manufacturers, libraries.
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