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Camera: From the 11th Century to the Present Day
Camera: From the 11th Century to the Present Day
 
Our Price: $20.00
Year: 1990
Pages: 160
Binding Paperback
ISBN 951439235

Product Code: 756773547

Description
 
John Wade (au). Provides a highly readable history of how cameras have evolved, from tools used for observing the sun & as visual guides to artists, through early & basic designs, right up to the present. Did you know that: cameras were invented long before photography? the first photo. took a day to expose? Victorian photographers held the heads of their subjects in clamps to keep the picture sharp? the whites of eggs were used in the preparation of one early photographic emulsion? cameras were once built into bowler hats, watches, walking sticks, & books? color pictures were being taken as far back as 1861? there was a form of instant picture camera in 1864? some cameras changed shutter speeds according to how they were held? 100+ illustrations.

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