Inventing the CameraBook - 2006
With the invention of the camera, the last century and a half has become the most visually documented age in history. This fascinating book describes in simple terms how a camera works and identifies the inventors who helped developed this important technology. Follow the camera's evolution from the discovery in ancient China that an image could be created from light traveling through a pinhole, to modern day digital cameras, camera phones, and web cams. Famous photographers throughout history are also featured.
Publisher: St. Catharines, ON : Crabtree, c2006
Branch Call Number: 771.3 RIC
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 28 cm