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Lighting methods for photographing museum objects by Carl Bigras

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Published by Canadian Conservation Institute in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


  • Museums,
  • Photographic lenses,
  • Lighting,
  • Artificial light,
  • Photography,
  • Cameras,
  • Handbooks, manuals

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCarl Bigras, Mylène Choquette and Jeremy Powell
ContributionsChoquette, Mylène, Powell, Jeremy, Canadian Conservation Institute
LC ClassificationsTR590 .B536 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25040200M
ISBN 100660199955
ISBN 109780660199955
LC Control Number2008544100

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