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Focal Press Book: A User's Guide to the View Camera (3rd Edition, Paperback)

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Focal Press Book: A User's Guide to the View Camera (3rd Edition, Paperback)
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Focal Press 9781138917538 Overview

This reissued third edition of A User's Guide to View Camera introduces photographers to large-format cameras, covering their use with both film and digital capture. Readers will learn the anatomy of cameras with a separately adjustable back or front, the proper techniques for using view cameras, and how to take care of large-format cameras - all through straightforward and practical instruction and abundant visual examples.

Key Features

  • Practical approaches to mastering lenses, shutters, accessories, and the ever-important maintenance of your view camera
  • Tips for both simple operation and advanced control of the camera, including film holders, bellows, and tripods, and film handling and development
  • A section on digital equipment, offering updates on the nearly 200-year-long history of the view camera

Focal Press 9781138917538 Specs

Type of MediaBook
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.8 x 8.1 x 0.7"

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