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From Colin Harding's highly successful "Classic Cameras" feature, which runs regularly in Black and White Photography magazine, comes a superb showcase of photographic equipment. These 75 cameras, drawn from the National Media Museum in Bradford, England, appear in chronological order, with a chapter for every era and a double-page spread devoted to each camera. They range from old, rare, sophisticated and expensive models to some that are relatively common and simple, but still influential, like the Kodak Instamatic. Each spread has a large and impressive shot of the highlighted camera, smaller pictures of any variants, historical insight into the camera's development, and, when appropriate, a short biography and photo of the inventor.
This hardcover book measures 9 4/5 inches by 10 inches. Published July 7, 2009.
Brand: Sterling Publishers
Origin: United States
Shop this sale for authoritative coffee-table volumes on fashion, art, architecture, and photography. Esquire’s The Rules helps men navigate the mysteries of everyday life, while the pictorial histories of The Swimsuit and Lingerie offer plenty of eye candy. Music buffs will want to thumb through the 350 album covers in The Art of the LP, including the controversial, convention-busting Andy Warhol design for the Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers.