A User's Guide to the View Camera, 3rd Edition

Book description

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. This latest edition 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

Product information

  • Title: A User's Guide to the View Camera, 3rd Edition
  • Author(s): Jim Stone
  • Release date: October 2015
  • Publisher(s): Routledge
  • ISBN: 9781317422686