Michael Langford's 35mm Handbook: the Classic Photo Guide
Michael Langford's 35mm Handbook the Classic Photo Guide Author:Michael Langford Third Edition
Here, fully revised and updated to focus on the shift to fully automated cameras, is the best basic handbook of 35mm photography. Compact, complete, color-keyed for easy reference, it is packed with essential information and data -- plus dozens of hints for solving photographic problems and improving the pictures you take.
This is the best basic handbook of 35mm photography(non-digital). A great reference.
According to Amazon's product description, there are sections on "cameras, film, solving picture problems, including isolating the main subject and photographing at night, tackling special projects such as photographing children, animals and recording electronic images, flash, accessories and special effects. There are easy-reference charts of condensed information on film types, lens fields, zoom lens ranges, filters, flash exposures, selling your photographs and a glossary of commonly-used photographic terms.