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Optics in Photography
Author(s): Rudolf Kingslake
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Book Description

This book explains fundamental optical principles that apply to photography, cameras, and lenses. It is intended for professionals and serious amateur photographers as well as lens designers and optical engineers.

Book Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781628413793
Volume: PM06

Table of Contents
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Preface / vii
Perspective / 1
Light Rays and Lens Aberrations / 27
Light Waves and How They Behave / 58
Definition and Resolution / 67
Depth of Field / 84
The Brightness of Images / 104
Types of Photographic Objectives / 140
Lens Attachments / 166
Enlarging and Projection Systems / 193
Stereoscopic Photography / 222
Shutters and Flash / 244
Camera Viewfinders and Rangefinders / 258
Index / 281

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