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Camera clues : a handbook for photographic investigation

Author: Joe Nickell
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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By explaining the investigative methods employed in the identification and dating of old photographs, this book enables historians, genealogists, and amateur sleuths to trace a photo's past. Nickell utilizes both new and traditional techniques for a variety of activities, from detecting fakes or copies to the restoration of deteriorating images. Fans of the paranormal will find two chapters devoted to the world of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Nickell
ISBN: 0813191246 9780813191249
OCLC Number: 60689253
Description: vi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Joe Nickell.
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Joe Nickell shares his methods of identifying and dating photos and shows how to distinguish originals from copies and fakes. He discusses camera tricks, darkroom manipulations, retouching  Read more...

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