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Scientific Photography and Applied Imaging 
 
  
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Hardcover 
559 pages 
Focal Press 
Published 1999 
  
Book News, Inc. 
  
A textbook for an undergraduate course containing modules on photography and imaging in a range of scientific, medical, and technological disciplines; and a postgraduate reference on designing instrumentation and techniques for research into imaging. Ray (digital and photographic imaging, U. of Westminster) includes extensive illustrations that show essential configurations and principles in the simplest possible way without the confusion of excessive detail concerning exact positioning and dimensions. He details the elements of the image capture process, describes the major applications of imaging, and explores a selection of more specialized applications. -- Copyright 2000 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR All rights reserved  
  
 
  
Synopsis 
  
This handbook encompasses the use of photography as a tool in science, technology and medicine. It describes the basic theory, techniques, materials, special equipment and applications for a variety of uses of photography, from close-up photography and photomacrography to infrared recording, surveillance systems, radiography and micro-imaging. The book is arranged in three sections. The first is a general section, detailing the image capture process. The second discusses major applications,... read more  
  
 
  
Book Description 
  
WINNER OF THE 2001 KRASZNA-KRAUSZ PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK AWARD (Technical Photography category) 
  
 
  
The only definitive book to fully encompass the use of photography and imaging as tools in science, technology and medicine. It describes in one single volume the basic theory, techniques, materials, special equipment and applications for a wide variety of uses of photography, including: close up photography and photomacrography to spectral recording, surveillance systems, radiography and micro-imaging. 
  
 
  
This extensively illustrated photography 'bible' contains all the information you need, whether you are a scientist wishing to use photography for a specialist application, a professional needing to extend technical expertise, or a student wanting to broaden your knowledge of the applications of photography. 
  
 
  
The contents are arranged in three sections: 
  
Ã-· General Section, detailing the elements of the image capture process 
  
Ã-· Major Applications, describing the major applications of imaging  
  
Ã-· Specialist Applications, presenting an eclectic selection of more specialised but increasingly important applications 
  
 
  
Each subject is introduced with an outline of its development and contemporary importance, followed by explanations of essential theory and an overview of techniques and equipment. Mathematics is only used where necessary. Numerous applications and case studies are described. Comprehensive bibliographies and references are provided for further study. 
  
 
  
Ensure you are aware of all the very latest scientific applications 
  
Comprehensive wealth of scientific information in one single volume so it is all to hand when needed 
  
Learn from Sidney Ray's complete coverage and interpretation of scientific and applied photography
 
  
 
 
  
 
  
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