A Manual of Advanced Celestial Photography

By: Brad D. Wallis; Robert W. Provin

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0521255538 388 pages including bibliography and index. A unique technical handbook, bringing together topics that are generally not available to the non-specialist, bridging the gulf between novice and advanced astrophotographer. Includes detailed discussion of topics usually ignored in a general survey, such as photographic optics, instrument design, techniques at the telescope, films and developers, advanced darkroom methods, sensitometry and film hypersensitization. Emphasis is placed upon the understanding of basic photographic principles and on professional laboratory methods, encouraging readers to conduct their own experiments and make contributions to the science of photography. Chapters include: A Brief History of Astronomical Photography; Instrumentation; Techniques at the Telescope; Theoretical Points of Interest; Sensitometry; Black-and-White Photography; Color Photography; Introductory Darkroom Techniques; Advanced Darkroom Techniques; Hypersensitizing Techniques; Deep-Sky Astrophotography; High-Resolution Photography (including a selection of fine astronomical photography); Selected Topics; plus appendices. Moderate quantity of library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Only moderate wear. A solid copy with dust jacket in protective clear mylar cover.

Title: A Manual of Advanced Celestial Photography

Author Name: Brad D. Wallis; Robert W. Provin

Categories: Science & Technology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1988

ISBN Number: 0521255538

ISBN Number 13: 9780521255530

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 35608643

Keywords: ASTRONOMICAL PHOTOGRAPHY SCIENCE ASTRONOMY A Manual of Advanced Celestial Photography Astronomical Photography 388 pages including bibliography and index. A unique technical handbook, bringing together topics that are generally not available to the non-specialist, bridging the gulf between novice and advanced astrophotographer. Includes detailed discussion of topics usually ignored in a general survey, such as photographic optics, instrument design, techniques at the telescope, films and developers, advanced darkroom methods, sensitometry and film hypersensitization. Emphasis is placed upon the understanding of basic photographic principles and on professional laboratory methods, encouraging readers to conduct their own experiments and make contributions to the science of photography. Chapters include: A Brief History of Astronomical Photography; Instrumentation; Techniques at the Telescope; Theoretical Points of Interest; Sensitometry; Black-and-White Photography; Color Photography; Introductory Darkroom Techniques; Advanced Darkroom Techniques; Hypersensitizing Techniques; Deep-Sky Astrophotography; High-Resolution Photography (including a selection of fine astronomical photography); Selected Topics; plus appendices. Moderate quantity of library markings. Front free endpaper removed. Only moderate wear. A solid copy with dust jacket in protective clear mylar cover.,