A History of the Photographic Lens

A History of the Photographic Lens
Author : Rudolf Kingslake
Publisher : Academic Press
Total Pages : 334
Release : 1989-11-11
ISBN 10 : 0124086403
ISBN 13 : 9780124086401
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A History of the Photographic Lens Book Description:

Contents: Introduction. Meniscus Landscape Lenses; Portrait Lenses; Early Double Objectives; Optical Glass; The First Anastigmats; The Triplet Lens and Its Modifications; Meniscus Anastigmats; Telephoto Lenses; Reversed Telephoto Lenses; Varifocal and Zoom Lenses; Catadioptric (Mirror) Systems; Lens Attachments; Brief Biographies. Appendix: A Glossary of Optical Terms. Index. In this book, author Kingslake traces the historical development of the various types of lenses from Daguerre's invention of photography in 1839 through lenses commonly used today. Provides valuable information to anyone interested in the evolution of lens design.


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