Manual of Photography / Edition 8

Manual of Photography / Edition 8

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

"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… See more details below

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"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 now covers digital techniques, and a new colour plate section illustrates the chapters on colour techniques. Major new updates for the ninth edition include: coverage of digital techniques - more emphasis on electronic and hybrid media; and 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 covers topics ranging from optics to camera types and features, to colour photography and digital image processing and manipulation." "Readership: Students on photography/digital imaging/art and design courses and those on computer courses needing to understand the scientific aspects."--BOOK JACKET.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240512686
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.47(w) x 9.68(h) x 0.89(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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