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Focal encyclopedia of photography : digital imaging, theory and applications, history, and science.

Author: Michael R Peres
Publisher: Amsterdam ; London : Focal, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th ed.View all editions and formats
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Over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few. The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Focal encyclopedia of photography.
Amsterdam ; London : Focal, 2007
(OCoLC)232712087
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Peres
ISBN: 9780080477848 0080477844
OCLC Number: 499055803
Notes: Previous edition: 1993.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 846 pages) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents: History and the Evolution of Photography; Major Themes and Photographers of the 20th Century; Digital Photography; Contemporary Issues; Scientific Photography; Human Vision; 20th Century Photographic Materials and Process Essentials.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of photography

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Featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and evolving digital technologies, this book provides a technical synopsis of the different worlds of  Read more...

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