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A User's Guide to the View Camera / Edition 3
     

A User's Guide to the View Camera / Edition 3

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by Jim Stone
 

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ISBN-10: 0130981168

ISBN-13: 9780130981165

Pub. Date: 07/28/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A User's Guide to the View Camera, Third Edition continues the tradition of offering a practical guide to the professional photographer's ultimate tool: the large-format camera system.

Written in the clear, accessible style that is Jim Stone's hallmark, this text features careful presentation of the unusual features and advantages of large-format and

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A User's Guide to the View Camera, Third Edition continues the tradition of offering a practical guide to the professional photographer's ultimate tool: the large-format camera system.

Written in the clear, accessible style that is Jim Stone's hallmark, this text features careful presentation of the unusual features and advantages of large-format and view cameras, practical suggestions for operation and maintenance, and helpful, well-illustrated discussions of processes and components, including film systems, lenses, and accessories.

The new edition features new material on digital accessories for large-format photography, including information about view cameras purpose-built for digital use. New illustrations by contemporary photographers update the standard reference on large-format cameras for the new millennium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130981165
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

What Is a Camera?

Why Use a View Camera?

The Camera.

The Monorail View Camera.

Using Your Camera.

The Basics.

Mounting the Camera.

Positioning the Camera.

Framing and Focusing.

Making the Exposure.

Advanced Camera Control.

Swings and Tilts.

Controlling Perspective: Back Movements.

Controlling Plane of Focus: Lens Movements.

Depth of Field.

More About Perspective.

Setting Up a Photograph: A Complete Sequence.

Base vs. Axis Tilts.

Exposure Compensations.

Film and Development.

The Film System.

The Advantages of the Film System.

Sheet Film Storage.

Loading the Film.

Exposing the Film.

Developing the Film.

The Custom Lab and Quantity Processing.

Small-Volume Methods.

Storing Negatives.

Printing.

Lenses and Shutters.

Lenses.

Coverage.

Angle of View.

How Lenses Influence Perspective.

Shutters.

The Focal-Plane Shutter.

The Leaf Shutter.

Shutter Synchronization.

The Diaphragm.

Behind-the-Lens Shutters.

Cameras.

The Development of the View Camera.

Descendants of the Flatbed Camera.

Reflex Cameras.

The Electronic View Camera.

More about Lenses.

The Anatomy of a Lens.

A History of Lens Design.

Modern Lens Design.

Accessories and Options.

Polaroid Films.

Optional Camera Parts.

Maintenance.

Lenses.

Shutters.

Film Holders.

Bellows.

Tripods.

Photo Credits.

Index.

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