Inventing the camera

Joanne Richter, Author

2006
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Maker and Role
Joanne Richter, Author
Production Date
2006
Description
Contents: First cameras -- Early experimentation -- Photograph develops -- Photography craze -- Evolution of film -- New film cameras -- Taking a picture -- Parts of a camera -- Going digital -- Part of daily life -- Specialized cameras -- Cameras tomorrow -- Glossary and index.

Summary: With the invention of the camera, the last century and a half has become the most visually documented age in history. This fascinating book describes in simple terms how a camera works and identifies the inventors who helped develop this important technology. Follow the camera's evolution from the discovery in ancient China that an image could be created from light travelling through a pinhole, to modern day digital cameras, camera phones, and web cams. Famous photographers throughout history are also featured.
ISBN/ISSN
0778728366
Physical Description
32 p. : ill. (some colour) ; 29 cm.,
Media/Materials
Accession No
07-1837
Credit Line
Joanne Richter. 2006. Inventing the camera, 07-1837. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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