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Practical Holography, 4th Edition by Stanislovas Zacharovas, Graham Saxby

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Foreword to the First Edition

Looking at holograms is exciting. Bobbing our heads around, probing the new visual spaces holography offers, can be a captivating experience. Indeed, most of us vividly recall the first hologram we ever saw and many more we have seen since. And making holograms is even more exciting! Watching our own entirely new images come ‘out of the soup’ and light up in the beam brings a real thrill of exploration and discovery. It must be similar to what photography provided in the last century, and amateur radio earlier in this one. No matter how humble the setup, every new hologram is an adventure. And as a holographer’s understanding and insights develop, and his or her techniques advance, the holograms become ever more ...

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