Ivor Mantale brings 40 years experience to this book on collecting single-lens reflex cameras, which includes: descriptions and evaluations of the principal makes and models from their earliest forms in the late 19th century to modern versions in the 1980s; instructions on testing and checking for faults; pictures of classic cameras, lenses and equipment, from Adams to Zenit, Graflex to Pentax as well as information on repairers and dealers; and listings of collectors' clubs and groups.
The guide will help experts and novices to learn more about the cameras they admire - and to enjoy them with a greater understanding.
The author has also written "Collecting and Using Classic Cameras".
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 264 pages, 385 illustrations
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/06/1997
- Category: Photographic equipment & techniques
- ISBN: 9780500279014