Go to the main index ULTRA miniature CAMERA technique by T.L. Green

 
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Author : T.L. Green

Publisher Focal Press Ltd, 1965 216 p

T.L. Green's ULTRA miniature CAMERA technique is a comprehensive technique book about subminiature photography; various subminiature cameras were discussed, including Minox, Gami, Edixa, Mikroma, Goldeck and Minolta.

The book has eleven chapters:

SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS

Brief history of subminiature photography, film formats, 9.5mm 16mm; why and who uses subminiature cameras. Applications of subminiature in documentation, archaeology, medical and teaching etc.

CHOOSING A SUBMINIATURE

About type of camera, film format, finder, meter, lens

FILMS FOR THE SUBMINIATURE

Film characteristic, film choice, film slitting, exposure, meter

PROCESSING MONOCHROME FILMS

Development tank, developer formulae, dilution technique, film drying reduction, negative storing

IMAGE QUALITY

Sharpness, Resolution, Acutance, Graininess. Camera support

USING COLOR

Color film, filter

PROCESSING COLOUR

Temperature control, chemicals, color prints, slides, projector

ENLARGING

Enlarging paper, choosing enlarger, exposure control, dodging, interneg, mounting and filing of prints

CLOSE UP AND COPYING

Close up lens, lamp stand, copy stand, copy films

SUBJECTS FOR SUBMINIATURE

Architecture, Art Galleries, sports, aerial photography, landscape portraits.

SPECIAL APPLICATIONS Telephotography, macro stereo, flash

The is a well written book on subminiature photography, with abundant excellent pictures, some taken by the author himself, mostly with Minox

Martin Tai, Dec 1999

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