Complete Self-instructing Library Of Practical Photography ~ Book On Dvd
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Complete Self-Instructing Library of Practical Photography ~ Book on DVD
the 1870's photography was in its infancy and but little
practiced by the general public. The few professionals
who made it their regular business prepared most of
their own materials, plates, papers, etc., and the
results were frequently very uncertain, as they depended
largely upon local conditions, and on the skill and
knowledge of the operator.
Photography as applied today to the arts and sciences was unheard of. Now, there is hardly a science, industry, or enterprise of any account undertaken that photography, in some form or other, does not enter into. It is invaluable as an aid to research, study, and to the diffusion of knowledge. It has extended its influence far beyond the limits of a popular science, into a world-embracing industry. It is an Art; it is a part of every science. It has revolutionized the art of printing. The magazine and book illustrations, the depicting of current events in the newspapers, the beautiful half-tones, photogravures and three color reproductions that have brought the world's master pieces of Art into our homes, are all the result of photographic process as applied to printing. Its products are the only universal language, understood by all the people of the earth. It has preserved, in facsimile, the world's most valuable manuscripts.
The Complete Self-Instructing Library of Practical Photography, published in 1909, is a 10 volume collection that teaches early photographic methods from the early 20th century. A quintessential masterpiece for anyone interested in photographic procedures and methods from that time period.
The following volumes are included:
~ Volume 1. Elementary photography (407 pages)
~ Volume 2. Negative developing and after-manipulation (433 pages)
~ Volume 3. General exterior photography composition (421 pages)
~ Volume 4. Photographic printing, pt. I. (475 pages)
~ Volume 5. Photographic printing, pt. II. Copying, enlarging, lantern slides. (407 pages)
~ Volume 6. At-home portraiture, flashlight, interiors, lenses. (483 pages)
~ Volume 7. Studio portraiture, pt. I. (383 pages)
~ Volume 8. Studio portraiture, pt. II. Studio system. (388 pages)
~ Volume 9. Commercial, press, scientific photography. (463 pages)
~ Volume 10. Negative retouching, etching and modeling. Encyclopedic index. Glossary (521 pages)
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