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Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, Fourth Edition

Digital Imaging, Theory and Applications, History, and Science

4 edition
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This edition was published in by Focal Press

Written in English

880 pages

The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving digital technologies, provides the most accurate technical synopsis of the current, as well as early worlds of photography ever compiled. This Encyclopedia, produced by a team of world renowned practicing experts, shares in highly detailed descriptions, the core concepts and facts relative to anything photographic. This Fourth edition of the Focal Encyclopedia serves as the definitive reference for students and practitioners of photography worldwide, expanding on the award winning 3rd edition. The book includes over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few. The companion searchable CD-ROM contains the entire book (including images). - Publisher.

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Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, Fourth Edition: Digital Imaging, Theory and Applications, History, and Science
April 11, 2007, Focal Press
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Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, Fourth Edition

Digital Imaging, Theory and Applications, History, and Science

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The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving digital technologies, provides the most accurate technical synopsis of the current, as well as early worlds of photography ever compiled. This Encyclopedia, produced by a team of world renowned practicing experts, shares in highly detailed descriptions, the core concepts and facts relative to anything photographic. This Fourth edition of the Focal Encyclopedia serves as the definitive reference for students and practitioners of photography worldwide, expanding on the award winning 3rd edition. The book includes over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few. The companion searchable CD-ROM contains the entire book (including images). - Publisher.

Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, Fourth Edition

Digital Imaging, Theory and Applications, History, and Science

4 edition

This edition was published in by Focal Press


Edition Notes

CONTENTS:

Advances in photographic technology -- Advancement of digital photography & related technologies -- Technical evolution of photography in the 19th century -- Introduction to photographic equipment, processes & definitions of the 19th century -- Introduction to the biographies of selected innovators of photographic technology -- Selected photographs from the 19th century -- Evolution of the photographic lens in the 19th century -- Photography in the 20th century -- Photography, fine art photography and the visual arts: 1900-2001 -- Photography & society in the 20th century -- Photography & desire : fashion, glamour & photography -- Photography programs in the 20th century museums, galleries & collections -- Photographic higher education in the United States -- Photographic workshops: a changing educational practice -- Magazines : Photographer’s press in the United States & Great Britain during the transition decade of the 1960s -- Histories, theories, and criticisms -- African Americans as photographers & photographic subjects --Biographies of selected photographers from the 20th century -- Photography’s dependence on equipment -- Profiles of selected photographic film & digital companies -- Overviews of selected applications of photography -- Applications of advertising photography -- Catalogue photography -- Commercial photography -- Food photography -- Illustration photography -- Still-life photography -- Architectural photography -- Corporate photography -- Dance & theater photography -- Theatrical photography -- Freelance photography -- Identification photography -- Industrial photography -- Landscape photography -- Narrative, documentary & editorial photography -- Orb photography -- Panoramic photography -- Photojournalism -- Postcard photography -- Portraiture -- School photography -- Snapshot photography -- Sports photography -- Stock photography -- Wedding photography --

Digital, a maturing technology -- Digital archiving -- Imaging systems -- Solid state imaging sensors -- Standards & imaging materials -- Digital camera testing -- Image formation -- Colorimetry -- Color spaces, color encodings & color image encodings -- Color management -- Color management in the future -- Digital camera RAW -- Digital image processing -- Metadata & digital photography -- Spectral imaging -- Creative applications of digital photography, scan-o-gram -- Glossary of digital terminology -- A different set of questions for a new age -- Academic & pedagogical issues: the impact of digital imaging on photographic education -- Ethical Photojournalism: Its authenticity & impact -- Future of publishing -- 100 years from now -- Perception, evidence, truth & seeing -- Photo marketplace & contemporary image makers -- Photographic studio of the 21st century -- Photographic virtual reality -- Potlatch, auction, & the in-between: digital art & digital audiences -- Pressure to stay current -- Science as art -- Aided eye -- Acoustic holography -- Aerial photography -- Anthropological photography -- Archeological photography -- Astrophotography -- Autoradiography -- Ballistics photography -- Biological photography -- Botanical photography -- Cave photography -- Chronophotography -- Darkfield illumination -- Dental photography -- Electron imaging -- Electron microscopy -- Endoscopic photography-- False color photography -- Fluorescence photography -- Forensic photography -- Geological photography -- High-speed cinematography -- High speed still photography -- Hologram -- Holographic interferometry -- Holography -- Hypersensitization -- Imaging manipulation : science fact or fiction -- Infrared photography -- Kirilian photography -- Medical diagnostic imaging -- Medical photography -- Military photography -- Multispectral imaging -- Nature photography -- Night-time & twilight photography -- Nuclear track recording -- Ophthalmic photography -- Photogrammetry --
Photomacrography & close-up photography -- Photomicrography -- Police photography -- Pseudocolor -- Remote sensing -- Schlieren & shadowgraph photography -- Scientific visualization -- Space photography -- Streak & strip photography -- Technical photography -- Time lapse photography -- Underwater photography -- Human visual system -- 20th century photographic materials & process essentials -- Silver halide materials: general emulsion properties -- Black &white films & papers -- Chemistry of developers & development processes -- From exposure to print : essentials of silver halide photography required for long-lasting high quality prints -- Color photography -- Silver dye-bleach photography -- Photographic optics -- Additional lens types -- Some other filter types -- Photometry, radiometry & measurement -- Color theory -- Color measurement -- 20th century photographic lighting -- Camera defined -- History of the 20th century camera -- Enlargers -- Projection.

Classifications

Library of Congress
TR9 .F6 2007, TR9.F6 2007

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
880
Dimensions
11 x 8.8 x 2 inches
Weight
6.8 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL9670936M
ISBN 10
0240807405
ISBN 13
9780240807409
Library Thing
4668254
Goodreads
1284685

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