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    DescriptionOver 500 crisp color photos display the wide range of cameras produced from the earliest days of photography to the rise of the digital age. The informative text provides a history of cameras, organized into chapters by various camera types, including snapshot, folding, rangefinder, single lens reflex, twin lens reflex, stereo, panoramic, miniature, and spy cameras. Cameras within each chapter are arranged chronologically to show the development of the camera type. Every camera presented has earned its place by meeting one or more of these criteria: it is a major landmark; epitomizes a certain era; is rare or a prototype; contains something different or unusual in the design; and/or is especially weird or strange. Rounding out this engrossing guide are a glossary of technical terms and an index. This book will be enjoyed by camera collectors, photo historians, and all who have ever captured life on film or in pixels.


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    Title
    From Daguerre to Digital
    Subtitle
    150 Years of Classic Cameras
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Wade
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 240 mm
    Height: 316 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 2,100 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780764340260
    ISBN 10: 0764340263
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ANT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.9
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 745
    B&T General Subject: 120
    B&T Approval Code: A04400000
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    Libri: I-AO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: ANT000000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14260
    BISAC V2.8: PHO010000
    DC22: 771.3
    B&T Approval Code: A06203600
    BISAC V2.8: PHO007000
    BIC subject category V2: WCX
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    DC23: 771.3
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    LC classification: TR250 .W315 2012
    Illustrations note
    522 color photos
    Publisher
    Schiffer Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Schiffer Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    28 July 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Atglen
    Author Information
    John Wade began his journalistic career on local newspapers. He was editor of the UK magazine Photography for seven years before becoming a freelance writer and photographer, and has written more than 30 books on photographic history and techniques.