Selecting and Using Classic Cameras: A User's Guide to Evaluating Features, Condition and Usability of Classic Cameras

Overview


Targeted more at photographers than at camera collectors, this guide concentrates on cameras made between 1920 and 1965. Older cameras can help a photographer master every aspect of manual photography and can be a valuable tool in every studio. The pros, cons, and problems that are common to each model are discussed. Listings provide a history of each style, discuss what each camera is best suited for, and provide tips on where particular models are most likely to be found. Guidelines for purchasing a classic ...
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Overview


Targeted more at photographers than at camera collectors, this guide concentrates on cameras made between 1920 and 1965. Older cameras can help a photographer master every aspect of manual photography and can be a valuable tool in every studio. The pros, cons, and problems that are common to each model are discussed. Listings provide a history of each style, discuss what each camera is best suited for, and provide tips on where particular models are most likely to be found. Guidelines for purchasing a classic camera are provided along with information on accessories, portability, convenience, and film availability.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584280545
  • Publisher: Amherst Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/2001
  • Pages: 188
  • Product dimensions: 6.08 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.53 (d)

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Mike Levy is a reporter and columnist for the "Buffalo News." He lives in Buffalo, New York.
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