In order to develop your artistic skills to the best of your ability, you first must understand the science and the fundamentals of photography. Whether you are a student of photography or a seasoned professional, this thoroughly updated edition of the classic text Basic Photographic Materials and Processes will provide all of the scientific information that you need. Full color throughout for the first time, this third edition covers new topics including digital resolution, digital sensor technology, scanner technology, color management, and tone reproduction.
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Light and Photometry; Camera and Printing Exposure; Strictly Digital; Photographic Optics;
Sensitometry; Tone Reproduction; Micro-Image Evaluation; Filters; Color; Color Management; Color Reproduction; Visual Perception;
Chemistry for Photographers,
Photographic Emulsions, Films and Papers; Black and White Photographic Development; Post-Development and Archival Considerations; Variability and Quality Control in Photography