The Photographer's Handbook Author:John Hedgecoe Here, newly revised and updated - and issued for the first time in paperback - is John Hedgecoe's classic photographic reference manual, The Photographer's Handbook. In one tightly packed volume, it presents all the information that any photography, amateur or professional, need to have about cameras, films and processing - about all the techni... more »cal aspects that go into making truly exceptional pictures. More than 600 seperate entries, illustrated with 1,250 photographs, diagrams, charts and tables, cover the entire range of subject matter, from choosing a camera to storing prints.
This edition of The Photographer's Handbook incorporates authoritative information on the new equipment and techniques that have so radically changes the art in recent years: compact cameras, video and digital image processing, new metering and focusing methods - even new films and lenses receive detailed attention. At the same time, John Hedgecoe offers the lucid, knowledgable advice on taking good photographs that made earlier editions such a success (over one and a half million copies sold worldwide). More than ever, this is a manual that belongs on every photographer's bookshelf.« less