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View Camera Technique

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    Leslie Stroebel(Author)

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Now in its seventh edition, View Camera Technique is a unique, comprehensive book that presents clearly and precisely the features, operations and applications of view cameras. It details camera movements, image formation, exposure control, and information concerning lenses and accessories. Diagrams, comparison charts, and more than 500 photographs and illustrations by distinguished professional photographers provide the reader with the tools necessary to analyze a picture situation, set up and manipulate the camera, and portray the subject to meet the expectations of the professional photographer.

This text has been completely revised and updated to include over 100 brand-name view cameras, and offers comparison tables to assist readers in choosing cameras, lenses, and view-camera digital backs. This latest edition offers expanded coverage of the newest technology, including electronic features that simplify the use of view cameras for conventional photography and digital view cameras that eliminate the need for film and make it possible to modify the digital images with image-processing computer software programs.

"View Camera Technique is in an astounding seventh edition...there's good reason for this perpetuity.This is a book that you will reference again and again." Shutterburg Feb 2000"When you are a regular user of a view camera, View Camera Technique can save you a lot of money and frustration." - --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Book details

  • PDF | 392 pages
  • Leslie Stroebel(Author)
  • Focal Press; 7 edition (14 Aug. 2017)
  • English
  • 5
  • Computing & Internet

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  • By Guest on 23 August 2014

    There are not many books on the view camera. This one is very comprehensive and, as a beginner with view cameras, I am finding it very useful and helpful. The author covers a lot of ground and, although this edition (4th) dates from 1980 it is still very relevant (view camera design has changed little over the years). Lots of technical information and really good examples of camera movements. The book goes on to explore lenses and shutters, the use of the bellows, films, exposure with final chapters on types of view cameras and their evolution with examples of applications of view cameras. These include architecture, portraiture, landscape, advertising and catalogue photography.The book arrived in excellent condition including its original dustcover and was delivered quickly.I can recommend this book and the seller.

  • By Mr. S. R. Hammett on 16 October 2008

    This book, though it appears expensive, offers excellent value in terms of its coverage and the depth into which explores all the topics, whilst not straying too deeply into mathematics so as to be intimidating. Where formulae are used they are explained systematically and clearly.The book is aimed at photographers interested in large format photography (film sizes of 10cm squared, or above) providing a thorough grounding in optical and photographic theory & practice. The book would also benefit those seeking to broaden their knowledge of this area including students at first year undergraduate level. Serious amateurs who wish to learn about topics such as making sense of the charts provided by manufacturers of photographic film, which can be rather intimidating to non-professionals; or the differing image resolution of modern and older (classic) lenses or optics specifically designed (and priced accordingly) for digital sensors; will find this book informative.

  • By Raul P. Coelho on 1 October 2009

    This book is really fantastic... if you are into photography, specialy analogue large format photography, and you want to learn all about the View Camera, then this is the book to read!It goes from basic information to deep knowledge. Still lots of chapters and sections will improve your technique in all kinds of photography, even digital... i recomend it!

  • By Guest on 9 August 2003

    This book is a true reference book on photographic techniques and optics. Goes into great detail on the topics it covers and is a useful guide for an advanced photographer wanting to understand more scientific aspects of the craft.

  • By PH_CAT on 25 April 2015

    Perfect.Excellent copy of this classic text.Quickly despatched and well packed by Amnesty Books in Newcastle - well done

  • By B. Hudson on 6 December 2008

    This is 370 pages of well laid out, detailed, easy to read information on view cameras. Expensive but worth it.

  • By Philb on 10 January 2015

    Good book, quite in depth and explains what all the movements do

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