A History Of The Photographic Lens

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Brand: Academic Press
SKU: DADAX0124086403
ISBN : 0124086403

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The lens is generally the most expensive and least understood part of any camera. In this book, Rudolf Kingslake traces the historical development of the various types of lenses from Daguerre's invention of photography in 1839 through lenses commonly used today.
From an early lens still being manufactured for use in low-cost cameras to designs made possible through such innovations as lens coating, rare-earth glasses, and computer aided lens design and testing, the author details each major advance in design and fabrication. The book explains how and why each new lens type was developed, and why most of them have since been abandoned. This authoritative history of lens technology also includes brief biographies of several outstanding lens designers and manufacturers of the past.

Author : Rudolf Kingslake
ISBN : 0124086403
Language : English
No of Pages : 334
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 11/11/1989
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 9.1x6.1x1.2
Book weight : 0.02

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