Category: Cameras & Film

Sort

Showing 1-5 of 5

Image for George Eastman: A Biography

George Eastman: A Biography

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1996

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2283931

ISBN: 0801852633

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Tiny ding in jacket spine, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [3], 637, [3] pp. 8vo. This life of George Eastman is the first biography since 1930 of the man who transformed the world of photography. As a 23-year-old bank clerk, Eastman bought his first camera and began simplifying the cumbersome and messy wet-plate process. With only two years' experience, he patented a dry-plate coating machine and began selling photographic plates. Soon, the business was doing so well that he quit his job at the bank and started ... View more info

Image for Modern Photography 1934-5: The Studio Annual of Camera Art

Modern Photography 1934-5: The Studio Annual of Camera Art

By: Holme, C. Geoffrey; William Clowes and Sons

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Studio Limited / The Studio Publications Inc.: 1934

Seller ID: 2281672

Condition: Very Good


1 inch chip and two 1 inch tears along top jacket edge. 1934 Hard Cover. 32 pp., followed by 96 black-and-white photogravure plates. The fourth issue of this annual study of photography, this volume features a ten-page contribution by Ansel Adams entitled 'The New Photography', a section of biographical sketches of notable contemporary photographers, a guide to taking better photos, and a list of the illustrations with technical data. The illustrations include four contributions by Ansel Adams, two by Edward Weston, as well as images from dozens of others. View more info

Image for The Leica Rangefinder Way (Camera Way Books)

The Leica Rangefinder Way (Camera Way Books)

By: Matheson, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Focal Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280977

ISBN: 0240512081

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1984 Hard Cover. Leica has come to mean the gold standard in camera design. This book goes into detail covering the technique and art of using the Rangefinder. View more info

Image for A First Book of the Lens.: An Elementary Treatise on the Action and Use of the Photographic Lens.

A First Book of the Lens.: An Elementary Treatise on the Action and Use of the Photographic Lens.

By: Piper, C. Welborne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hazell, Watson, and Viney, Limited: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284904

Condition: Good


First edition. Former copy of Eastman Kodak's Business Library, with their stamp on a few pages. Light stain on edge of first and last few pages, binding repaired, front and end matter toned. 1901 Hard Cover. 170 pp. 8vo. A fairly early work on the scientific principles of the photographic lens, with diagrams throughout. View more info

Image for Memory City

Memory City

By: Webb, Alex & Rebecca Norris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Radius Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293908

ISBN: 1934435767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light rubbing to rear board. 2014 Large Hardcover. [172 pp.] Includes scrapbook-style booklet in pocket following text, fold-out timeline of Rochester events, and several two-panel folding photographs, which are tipped in. Located in Rochester, New York, Eastman Kodak was one of the world’s leading manufacturers of photographic film for 125 years. Following the company’s declaration of bankruptcy in 2012, photographers Alex Webb (born 1952) and Rebecca Norris Webb (born 1956) traveled to Rochester to capture images of the city during the twilight of Kodak’s existence. Memo... View more info