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The Scientific Photographer

Handbook / Manual

By: ASC Lawrence (Author)

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Apr 2014 | #215685 | ISBN-13: 9781107698581
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Originally published in 1941, The Scientific Photographer seeks to inform the scientific community of the possible uses of photography in research or teaching. Lawrence gives an account of the possibilities and limitations of the medium for the scientific reader as well as for the 'serious amateur', explains the various mechanisms of the camera and gives some suggestions for scientific applications, such as high-speed photography. The Scientific Photographer will be of value to anyone with an interest in photography or the history of science.



1. The bases of photography
2. The lends and the image
3. The mechanism of the camera
4. Colour photography
5. Making a picture
6. Developing and printing
7. Some scientific applications

Appendix I: Formulae for solutions
Appendix II: Geometry of image formation

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