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The American Amateur Photographer Volume 5 (Paperback) Loot Price: R816 Discovery Miles 8 160
The American Amateur Photographer Volume 5 (Paperback): Us Government, Anonymous
The American Amateur Photographer Volume 5 (Paperback): Us Government, Anonymous

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Us Government, Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...trip into these regions that they ought to study points in the lighting of the views such as these I have just mentioned. Judicious selection of the light and attention to the timing of the plate will do more in producing good photographic results than all the fancy developers and patent cameras in the market. A view like the Theresien Strasse (see page 291) is more difficult; any haze or smoke will render it impossible to secure a good outline of the mountains. The passage of one of the city, watering machines had an excellent influence upon this picture, for not only was the dust prevented from rising and veiling the mountain outline, but the street became a little darker in tint when wetted, and contrasted better with the white houses and snow-peaks. On small things like these does successful photographing often depend Our route to the Dolomite region takes us through many of the oldfashioned Tyrolean towns, which are full of the finest possible subjects for photography. Where in all America could as picturesque a street as the one in Sterzing be found? The quaint arcades, the oriel windows, the shutters standing out at an angle, the irregular heights of the houses, the wooden roofs of those farther down the street, the characteristic image of the saint presiding over the public water-fountain at the left--all combine to make the subject an attractive one. This view may be taken as a specimen of the photographic material waiting for our enthusiastic amateurs in places like these to which the guide-books devote no attention. The fact of these pretty towns seldom having any historic interest accounts for their being passed by with the merest mention. If photography in the country or open fields be desired rather than street views, five...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Us Government • Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 278
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-19290-7
Barcode: 9781234192907
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-19290-X

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