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Photography in Archaeology and Conservation

Photography in Archaeology and Conservation

2nd Edition

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Part of Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology

  • Date Published: May 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521455541

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  • This book describes the use and methods of photography in field archaeology, surveys, conservation and archaeological laboratories. This second edition deals with a number of new materials and types of equipment, particularly the growing use of video and electronic recording systems.

    • New edition, revised and updated to include new material, particularly the use of video and electronic recording systems
    • Based on the courses in photography given at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London
    • Provides a general guide to use of photography in archaeology and conservation for students, professionals and the interested amateur
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "This is a useful, comprehensive and up-to-date survey of photography in archaeological areas. It is to be recommended to archaeologists and photographers alike." Gwil Owen, Antiquity

    "...should be essential to every archaeological and conservation library." Michael Corfield, Post-Medieval Archaeology

    "Peter Dorrell has provided a very comprehensive book that thoroughly covers the equipment and special techniques for taking professional quality photographs for archaeological projects. The information is very technical but well written....We both recommend this book to those who are ready to improve their photographic techniques." Keith R. Doms and Leslie Rottach

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: May 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521455541
    • length: 284 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 190 x 16 mm
    • weight: 0.51kg
    • contains: 102 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Preface to the second edition
    1. The early days of archaeological photography
    2. Basic principles and practice
    3. Equipment
    4. Lighting by flash
    5. Photographic materials, processing and printing
    6. Architecture and standing monuments
    7. Survey photography
    8. Site photography
    9. Principles of object photography
    10. Principles of close-up photography
    11. Ultra-violet and infra-red photography
    12. Photographing finds
    13. Flat copy
    14. Preparation of material for publication
    15. The future.

  • Author

    Peter G. Dorrell, University College London

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