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The manual of photography : a textbook of photographic and digital imaging

Author: Ralph E Jacobson
Publisher: Oxford : Focal, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats

Dealing with the fundamental principles as well as the practices of photography and imaging, this work covers topics ranging from optics to camera types and features, to colour photography and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph E Jacobson
ISBN: 0240515749 9780240515748
OCLC Number: 43820611
Notes: Previous edition: 1988.
Description: 416 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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
Responsibility: Ralph E. Jacobson [and others].


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