The Manual of Photography
Focal Press, 1988 - Photography - 394 pages
The Manual of Photography has aided thousands of photographers in their careers. It provides accessible and authoritative information on virtually every technical aspect of photography for the professional photographer, lab technician or manager and for students or serious amateurs wishing to become more technically competent.
The Manual of Photography was first published almost one hundred years ago. The Eighth Edition continues that tradition as a technical reference source
Dealing with the fundamental principles as well as the practice of photography, the Manual explains optics, chemistry and the evaluation of image quality, their applications in lens and camera design and function, exposure metering systems, photographic materials and processes, archival aspects of images, tone and colour reproduction and measures of photographic image quality.
First published almost one hundred years ago, the Eighth Edition continues a long established tradition of being the first point of reference on every technical aspect of photography.
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