Focal Press Book: View Camera Technique - 7th Edition

Focal Press Book: View Camera Technique - 7th Edition by Leslie Stroebel

Focal Press Book: View Camera Technique - 7th Edition by Leslie Stroebel

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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.


  1. View Cameras
  2. View Camera Adjustments
  3. Image Formation
  4. Exposure Controls
  5. View Camera Lenses
  6. Image Size and Perspective
  7. Depth of Field
  8. Exposure Meters
  9. Light-Sensitive Materials and Film Processing
  10. Filters
  11. Evolution of the View Camera
  12. Contemporary View Cameras
  13. Applications of View Cameras

Readership: Photographers; Students of Photography. Over 500 photographs and line drawings. Expanded coverage of the newest technology. Updated comparison tables for 111 brand-name view cameras and accessories including over 50 specific features

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Focal Press 9780240803456 Specs

Type of Media Book
Author Leslie Stroebel
Publication Date March, 1999
Edition 7th Edition
ISBN-10 0240803450
Number of Pages 344
Cover Type Hard
Illustrated Yes
Number of Images 450
Image Type Halftones, Line Illustrations
Dimensions 10.5 x 8.9" / 26.7 x 22.8 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.0 x 8.7 x 1.0"

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