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Basic Photographic Materials and Processes
Synopses & Reviews
The new edition of this classic text has been updated to include a new chapter on Digital Imaging. This important addition covers, in depth, everything photographers need to know in order to be completely up-to-date on the digital aspects of photography. This book is heavily illustrated with helpful photographs and line drawings, and also includes a special color insert. Since Basic Photographic Materials and Processes deals with the capturing, recording, and reproduction of visual images, the principles discussed have direct applications to graphic arts printing, graphic design, computer graphics and electronic imaging. Learn about converting analog to digital- bits to gray levels, brightness resolution, and spatial resolution Covers image processing basics- concepts, filters, color spaces Up-to-date information on storage of Digital Images- magnetic, optical, electrical, CD Media, and Digital Printing
Book News Annotation:
This textbook introduces the fundamental principles of the craft and science of photography, such as optics, light, photometry, sensitometry, chemistry, and perception. The second edition adds a chapter on digital photography.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This resource demonstrates how photography works and how to solve the many problems photographers face when learning the trade. It deals with the fundamental principles upon which the photographic process is based and presents the principles in a practical manner.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
Table of Contents
Light and Photometry; Camera and Printing Exposure, Variability and Quality Control in Photography; Photographic Sensitometry; Photographic Optics; Chemistry for Photographers; Photographic Emusionsk Films and Papers; Black and White Photographic Development; Post-Developmental and Archival Considerations; Digital Imaging; Tone Reproduction; Micro-image evaluation; Visual perception; Filters; Color; Color reproduction; Appendixes, Index
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