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Click!: A Book about Cameras and Taking Pictures

Click!: A Book about Cameras and Taking Pictures

by Gail Gibbons

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School Library Journal
Gr 3-6Gibbons takes a complex subject and breaks it down into simple, easy to understand terms. She describes different types of cameras and their film, and explains what happens to film inside the camera and at a photo-processing center. At this point, the author states, "First the film is removed from the cartridge in a darkroom, lit only by a red light. Then the latent images on the film are developed by soaking the film in chemicals." In fact, film must be removed in total darkness or it will be ruined; a red light will erase latent images. Explanations of printing, negatives and enlargements, tips on the care of a camera and on taking photos both indoors and outdoors are provided. A very basic chronology on the history of photography completes the presentation. The good-quality illustrations, done in the artist's unmistakable style, complement the text. Overall, a well-rounded introduction to photography.Charlyn Lyons, formerly at Wichita Public Library, KS

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Little, Brown and Company
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Product dimensions:
10.49(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.41(d)
700L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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