By Rudolf Kingslake
From an early lens nonetheless being synthetic to be used in reasonably cheap cameras to designs made attainable via such thoughts as lens coating, rare-earth glasses, and computing device aided lens layout and trying out, the writer information every one significant improve in layout and fabrication. The booklet explains how and why every one new lens variety used to be built, and why such a lot of them have because been deserted. This authoritative historical past of lens expertise additionally comprises short biographies of a number of awesome lens designers and brands of the past.
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