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The manual of photography

Author: Elizabeth Allen; Sophie Triantaphillidou
Publisher: Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Elsevier/Focal Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
"The tenth edition of The Manual of Photography is an indispensable textbook for anyone who is serious about photography. It is ideal if you want to gain insight into the underlying scientific principles of photography and digital imaging, whether you are a professional photographer, lab technician, researcher or student in the field, or simply an enthusiastic amateur. This comprehensive guide takes you from capture  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Allen; Sophie Triantaphillidou
ISBN: 9780240520377 0240520378
OCLC Number: 280389938
Description: xviii, 566 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction to the Imaging Process; Light Theory; Light Sources; Human Visual System; Intro to Colour; Geometric Optics; Images & Image Formation; Sensitometry; Image Sensors; Lenses; Photographic Camera Systems; Exposure & image control; Image formation and the photographic Process; Digital cameras and scanners; Displays; Digital Printing and Print Materials; File Formats; Storage Media and Archiving; Image Quality & System Performance; Speed & sensitivity; Tone reproduction; Photographic colour reproduction; Characterisation and Colour reproduction in digital devices; Resolution; sharpness and noise; Digital Image workflow; Colour management systems; Spatial image processing; Digital Image processing in the frequency domain; Image compression.; Introduction to the imaging process --
Light theory --
Photographic light sources --
The human visual system --
Introduction to colour science --
Photographic and geometrical optics --
Images and image formation --
Sensitometry --
Image sensors --
Camera lenses --
Photographic camera systems --
Exposure and image control --
Image formation and the photographic process --
Digital cameras and scanners --
Displays --
Digital printing and materials --
Digital image file formats --
Image storage media and archiving --
Introduction to image quality and system performance --
Speed and sensitivity --
Tone reproduction --
Photographic colour reproduction --
Digital colour reproduction --
Noise, sharpness, resolution and information --
Digital image workflow --
Colour management systems --
Spatial image processing --
Digital image processing in the frequency domain --
Image compression.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Allen, Sophie Triantaphillidou.


Suitable for those serious about photography, this comprehensive guide takes you from capture to output in both digital and film media, with sections on lens use, darkroom techniques, digital cameras  Read more...
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