Assuming no prior theoretical knowledge of photography or scientific background, this book takes the reader step by step through photographic equipment and techniques. Every chapter contains a summary and suggestions for practical exercises.
Assuming no prior theoretical knowledge of photography or scientific background, this book takes the reader step by step through photographic equipment and techniques. Every chapter contains a summary and suggestions for practical exercises, encouraging readers to put what they have learned into practice. It should also act as a reference source when ideas require the learning of new techniques. This work has a reputation as the introductory textbook for photography and is recommended by the Associated Examining Board as the supporting text for GCSE courses.
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Table of Contents
What is photography? Light and image forming; lenses and their controls; cameras; extra lenses, camera kits; camera movements; subject lighting; organizing the picture; camera films and filters; exposure - equipment and methods; film processing; black and white printing - facilities and processes; black and white printing techniques; afterwork and presentation.
Basic Photography by Michael Langford
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