By Rudolf Kingslake
From an early lens nonetheless being synthetic to be used in inexpensive cameras to designs made attainable via such concepts as lens coating, rare-earth glasses, and machine aided lens layout and trying out, the writer info every one significant boost in layout and fabrication. The publication explains how and why every one new lens kind was once constructed, and why so much of them have given that been deserted. This authoritative heritage of lens know-how additionally comprises short biographies of numerous striking lens designers and brands of the past.
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