Camera Clues: A Handbook for Photographic Investigation

Camera Clues: A Handbook for Photographic Investigation

by Joe Nickell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813191246

ISBN-13: 9780813191249

Pub. Date: 06/10/2005

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

In Camera Clues, Joe Nickell shares his methods of identifying and dating old photos and demonstrates how to distinguish originals from copies and fakes. Particularly intriguing are his discussions of camera tricks, darkroom manipulations, retouching techniques, and uses of computer technology to deceive the eye. Camera Clues concludes with a look at

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In Camera Clues, Joe Nickell shares his methods of identifying and dating old photos and demonstrates how to distinguish originals from copies and fakes. Particularly intriguing are his discussions of camera tricks, darkroom manipulations, retouching techniques, and uses of computer technology to deceive the eye. Camera Clues concludes with a look at allegedly "paranormal" photography, from nineteenth-century "spirit photographs" to UFO snapshots.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813191249
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
Publication date:
06/10/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
0.55(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The history of photography4
3Historical photo mysteries30
4Photography and identification69
5Investigative photography98
6Trick photography120
7Photographing the paranormal146
8Paranormal photographs183
AppLandmarks in photography202

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