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How Digital Photography Works, Second Edition by Ron White

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Acknowledgments

Writing this book was my own exploration into many areas about which I was so unfamiliar that I didn’t know how much I didn’t know about them until they raised their obscure, obtuse, and unfathomable faces, from which dripped entangled equations and a new vocabulary with terms such as Airy discs and circles of confusion. What I saw originally as a three-month or four-month project when I started grew by leaps of weeks and bounds of months. While I spent time assimilating optics, one of the strangest sciences I’ve encountered, a lot of people waited with patience—most of the time, anyway—and encouragement. To them, I owe such tremendous debts of gratitude that I never will be able to repay them adequately. But for now, here’s a ...

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