How to Photograph Historic Structures and Sites

by: Bill Lebovich

How to Photograph Historic Structures and Sites
Author: Bill Lebovich

Publisher: WW Norton & Co

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Publication date: 03 January 2014

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ISBN: 039373367X ISBN 13: 9780393733679

How to Photograph Historic Structures and Sites by Bill Lebovich

Over 200 black and white photographs of a wide array of historic properties and settings carefully illustrate how to effectively convey important historic qualities and details. Top page

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Capturing the historic character of buildings and landscapes through photography is a critical component of all documentation and preservation efforts. Indeed, it plays a central role in the Historic Structure Report, a comprehensive document that is required whenever a restoration is undertaken. But while photography is at the heart of preservation work, it can be difficult for non-professionals to fully grasp the technical and aesthetic considerations unique to historic structures. This hands-on user's guide will explain it all, from the pros and cons of digital versus film photography and how to capture large-scale buildings, historic districts, and cultural landscapes, to the photographic requirements of reviewing agencies like the National Park Service, and much, much more. Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: WW Norton & Co

City: New York

Pages: 288

More info: height 235 mm width 184 mm

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Age recommended: General/trade

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC23) 778.94

Departments: Photographic equipment & techniques;

Record updated at: 31 October, 2013 time: 20:37


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