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Langford's Advanced Photography, 8th Edition by Michael Langford, Efthimia Bilissi

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2 Camera equipment

Despite the proliferation of digital imaging systems, learning about and understanding the characteristics of the different formats in film-based systems is useful and important in the understanding of photography. Furthermore, many digital camera systems have evolved directly from film cameras, particularly in professional photography. Although there are significant differences in methods of working with the two different media, many of the skills and understanding required to use the cameras, to compose and manipulate image shape, perspective, depth of field, image blur, and to correctly expose a subject remain the same. Furthermore, without considering film-based systems, there is no benchmark for evaluating the merits of ...

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