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Lenses for Digital SLRs

Handbook / Manual

Series: The Expanded Guides - Techniques

By: Ross Hoddinott(Author)

192 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Ammonite Press

Paperback | Apr 2012 | #200658 | ISBN-13: 9781907708343
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€16 approx

About this book

This title guides reader through basic terminology. It contains chapters on a wide range of lenses in a concise, clear format for beginner to intermediate level photographers. The book comes with a handy pullout quick reference card. Lenses for Digital SLRs: The Expanded Guide covers everything from focal length to depth of field, prime versus zoom lenses, and specialist optics, this book manages to unravel the technicalities of lenses while remaining comprehensible and reader-friendly.

Throughout the book, the reader is guided through common focal lengths, what optical quality means in terms of the photographs they take, and eventually comes to understand the anatomy of the camera lens and its effect on the image.

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Since winning the junior section of the BBC's Countryfile competition in 1991, and going on to win the BBC Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award in 1995, Ross's work has been a regular feature of photographic and wildlife magazines. Ross's previous books for Photographer's Institute Press include The Expanded Guide to the Nikon D40 & D40x.

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