Manual of Photography / Edition 9

Manual of Photography / Edition 9

by Ralph Jacobson, Sidney Ray, Geoffrey G Attridge, Norman Axford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240515749

ISBN-13: 9780240515748

Pub. Date: 09/20/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Manual of Photography is the standard work for anyone who is serious about photography - professional photographers and lab technicians or managers, as well as students and enthusiastic amateurs who want to become more technically competent. The authors provide comprehensive and accessible coverage of the techniques and technologies of photography.

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Overview

The Manual of Photography is the standard work for anyone who is serious about photography - professional photographers and lab technicians or managers, as well as students and enthusiastic amateurs who want to become more technically competent. The authors provide comprehensive and accessible coverage of the techniques and technologies of photography.

The Manual has aided many thousands of photographers in their careers. The ninth edition now brings this text into a third century, as the first edition dates from 1890.

Major new updates for the ninth edition include:

Coverage of digital techniques - more emphasis on electronic and hybrid media
Greater coverage of colour measurement, specification and reproduction - illustrated with a new colour plate section

Dealing with the fundamental principles as well as the practices of photography and imaging, the Manual topics ranging from optics to camera types and features, to colour photography and digital image processing and manipulation.

The authors write in a reader-friendly style, using many explanatory illustrations and dividing topics into clear sections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240515748
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/20/2000
Series:
Media Manuals Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Imaging systems; Fundamentals of light and vision; Photographic light sources; The geometry of image formation; The photometry of image formation; Optical aberrations and lens performance; Camera lenses; Types of camera; Camera features; Camera movements; Optical filters; Sensitive materials and image sensors; Spectral sensitivity of photographic materials; Principles of colour photography; Sensitometry; The reproduction of colour; Photographic processing; Speed of materials, sensors and systems; Camera exposure determination; Hard copy output media; Production of hard copy; Life expectancy of imaging media; Colour matters; Theory of image formation; Images and information; Digital image processing and manipulation

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