Photography in Archaeology and Conservation

2nd Edition

Peter G. Dorrell
eISBN-13: 9780511884931

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In this revised and updated edition of his 1989 book, Peter Dorrell provides a comprehensive guide to the uses of photography in archaeology. Drawing on thirty-five years of experience, he examines the use of photography in field archaeology, in surveys, in archaeological laboratories, and in conservation. He offers a clear and well-illustrated explanation of the techniques involved, with sections on equipment and materials, survey and site photography, architectural photography, the recording of different types of artifacts, registration and storage, the use of ultra-violet and infra-red, and photography for publication. He also covers the growing use of video and electronic recording systems.

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ISBNs 9780521455541, 9780521455541, 0511884931, 9780511884931
Language eng
Edition 2nd