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Index Large format

Large format refers to any imaging format of 4×5 inches (102×127 mm) or larger. [1]

118 relations: Acetate, Alec Soth, Andrea Modica, Andreas Feininger, Andreas Gursky, Anne Collier, Ansel Adams, APUG, Arthur Tress, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Brett Weston, Brian Ulrich, Changing bag, Charles Harris (photographer), Christopher Burkett, Chuck Close, Clyde Butcher, Computer to film, Computer to plate, Contact print, Darkroom, David Muench, Depth of field, Digital camera back, Edward Burtynsky, Edward Weston, Eliot Porter, Elsa Dorfman, Emmet Gowin, Ezra Stoller, Film plane, George A. Tice, George Masa, Gigabyte, Graflex, Gregory Crewdson, Ground glass, Hasselblad, Heritage Documentation Programs, Herman Leonard, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Image scanner, Instant camera, Instant film, Janelle Lynch, Jeff Wall, Joel Meyerowitz, Joel Sternfeld, John Sexton (photographer), JPEG, ..., Judith Joy Ross, Julia Margaret Cameron, Julius Shulman, Keith Carter (photographer), Kodak, Library of Congress, Linda Connor, Lithography, Margaret Bourke-White, Marilyn Bridges, Mark Klett, Mark Power, Mark Tucker (photographer), Medium format (film), Michael A. Smith, Milton Halberstadt, Mitch Epstein, MrSID, National Park Service, Nicholas Nixon, Nick Knight (photographer), Olivier Grunewald, Paolo Roversi, Paul Caponigro, Paul Strand, Pentax, Perspective (graphical), Peter Gowland, Peter Watson (photographer), Pinhole camera, Polaroid 20×24 camera, Polaroid Corporation, Polyester, Press camera, Process camera, Rangefinder, Reisekamera, Richard Avedon, Richard Bryant (photographer), Richard Misrach, Rineke Dijkstra, Rodney Lough Jr., Rollei, Sally Mann, Scheimpflug principle, Seydou Keïta, Sinar, Single-lens reflex camera, Speed Graphic, Stephen Shore, Sze Tsung Leong, Takashi Amano, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth, TIFF, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Tina Barney, Tripod, Ultra Large Format, View camera, Walker Evans, Weegee, Wide-format printer, William Eggleston, William Wegman (photographer), Yousuf Karsh, 120 film, 135 film. Expand index (68 more) »


An acetate is a salt formed by the combination of acetic acid with an alkaline, earthy, metallic or nonmetallic and other base.

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Alec Soth

Alec Soth (born 1969) is an American photographer, based in Minneapolis.

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Andrea Modica

Andrea Modica (born 1960, in Brooklyn, NY) is an American photographer and professor of photography at Drexel University.

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Andreas Feininger

Andreas Bernhard Lyonel Feininger (December 27, 1906 – February 18, 1999) was an American photographer and a writer on photographic technique.

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Andreas Gursky

Andreas Gursky (born 15 January 1955) is a German photographer and professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Anne Collier

Anne Collier (born Los Angeles, 1970) is an American visual artist working with appropriated photographic images.

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Ansel Adams

Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist.

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APUG is the Analog Photography Users Group, a website and internet forum for an international group of photographers who use analog photography.

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Arthur Tress

Arthur Tress (born November 24, 1940 in Brooklyn, New York) is a photographer.

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Bernd and Hilla Becher

Bernhard "Bernd" Becher (August 20, 1931 – June 22, 2007), and Hilla Becher, née Wobeser (September 2, 1934 – October 10, 2015), were German conceptual artists and photographers working as a collaborative duo.

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Brett Weston

Brett Weston (originally Theodore Brett Weston; December 16, 1911, Los Angeles–January 22, 1993, Hawaii) was an American photographer.

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Brian Ulrich

Brian Ulrich (born 1971) is an American photographer known for his photographic exploration of consumer culture.

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Changing bag

A changing bag is a photographic bag specifically designed to be light-proof while in use.

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Charles Harris (photographer)

Charles "Teenie" Harris (July 2, 1908–June 12, 1998) was an accomplished African-American photographer.

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Christopher Burkett

Christopher Burkett (born 1951) is an American landscape photographer, known not only for his large format photography of woodlands but also as a craftsman who "makes every print himself with a skill that is unsurpassed".

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Chuck Close

Charles Thomas "Chuck" Close (born July 5, 1940) is an American painter, artist and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits.

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Clyde Butcher

Clyde Butcher (born 1942) is an American large format camera photographer known for wilderness photography of the Florida landscape.

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Computer to film

Computer to film (CTF) is a print workflow involving printing from a computer straight to film through an imagesetter.

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Computer to plate

Computer-to-plate (CTP) is an imaging technology used in modern printing processes.

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Contact print

A contact print is a photographic image produced from film; sometimes from a film negative, and sometimes from a film positive.

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A darkroom is a workshop used by photographers working with photographic film to make prints and carry out other associated tasks.

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David Muench

David Muench (born June 25, 1936) is an American landscape and nature photographer known for portraying the American western landscape.

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Depth of field

In optics, particularly as it relates to film and photography, the optical phenomenon known as depth of field (DOF), is the distance about the Plane of Focus (POF) where objects appear acceptably sharp in an image.

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Digital camera back

A digital camera back is a device that attaches to the back of a camera in place of the traditional negative film holder and contains an electronic image sensor.

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Edward Burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky (born February 22, 1955) is a Canadian photographer and artist known for his large format photographs of industrial landscapes.

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Edward Weston

Charis Wilson | partner.

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Eliot Porter

Eliot Furness Porter (December 6, 1901 – November 2, 1990) was an American photographer best known for his intimate color photographs of nature.

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Elsa Dorfman

Elsa Dorfman (born April 26, 1937) is an American portrait photographer who works in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Emmet Gowin

Emmet Gowin (born 1941) is an American photographer.

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Ezra Stoller

Ezra Stoller (16 May 1915 – 29 October 2004) was an American architectural photographer.

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Film plane

A film plane is the area inside any camera or image taking device with a lens and film or digital sensor upon which the lens creates the focused image.

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George A. Tice

George A. Tice is an American photographer, best known for his meticulously crafted black and white prints in silver gelatin and platinum, as well as his books, which depict a broad range of American life, landscape, and urban environment, mostly photographed in his native New Jersey, where he has lived all his life, except for his service in the U. S. Navy, a brief period in California, a fellowship in the United Kingdom, and summer workshops in Maine, where he taught at the Maine Photographic Workshops, now the Maine Media Workshops.

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George Masa

George Masa (1881 - June 21, 1933), born Masahara Izuka, in Osaka, Japan, was a businessman and professional large format photographer.

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The gigabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Graflex was a manufacturer that gave its brand name to several models of camera.

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Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson (born September 26, 1962) is an American photographer.

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Ground glass

Ground glass is glass whose surface has been ground to produce a flat but rough (matte) finish.

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Victor Hasselblad AB is a Swedish manufacturer of medium-format cameras, photographic equipment and image scanners based in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Heritage Documentation Programs

Heritage Documentation Programs (HDP) is a division of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) responsible for administering the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS).

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Herman Leonard

Herman Leonard (March 6, 1923, in Allentown, Pennsylvania – August 14, 2010, in Los Angeles, California) was an American photographer known for his unique images of jazz icons.

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Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto (杉本博司, Sugimoto Hiroshi), born on February 23, 1948, is a Japanese photographer and architect.

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Image scanner

An image scanner—often abbreviated to just scanner, although the term is ambiguous out of context (barcode scanner, CT scanner etc.)—is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting or an object and converts it to a digital image.

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Instant camera

The instant camera is a type of camera which uses self-developing film to create a chemically developed print shortly after taking the picture.

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Instant film

Instant film is a type of photographic film introduced by Polaroid to be used in an instant camera (and, with accessory hardware, many other professional film cameras).

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Janelle Lynch

Janelle Lynch is an American large format (8×10 inch) landscape photographer.

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Jeff Wall

Jeffrey Wall, OC, RSA (born September 29, 1946) is a Canadian artist best known for his large-scale back-lit cibachrome photographs and art history writing.

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Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz (born March 6, 1938) is a street photographer and portrait and landscape photographer.

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Joel Sternfeld

Joel Sternfeld (born June 30, 1944) is a fine-art color photographer noted for his large-format documentary pictures of the United States and helping establish color photography as a respected artistic medium.

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John Sexton (photographer)

John Sexton is an American fine art photographer who specializes in black and white photographs.

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JPEG is a commonly used method of lossy compression for digital images, particularly for those images produced by digital photography.

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Judith Joy Ross

Judith Joy Ross (born 1946) is an American portait photographer.

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Julia Margaret Cameron

Julia Margaret Cameron (née Pattle; 11 June 1815 Calcutta – 26 January 1879 Kalutara, Ceylon) was a British photographer.

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Julius Shulman

Julius Shulman (October 10, 1910 – July 15, 2009) was an American architectural photographer best known for his photograph "Case Study House #22, Los Angeles, 1960.

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Keith Carter (photographer)

Keith Carter (June 3, 1948, Madison, Wisconsin) is an American photographer, educator, and artist noted for his dreamlike photos of people, animals and objects.

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The Eastman Kodak Company (referred to simply as Kodak) is an American technology company that produces imaging products with its historic basis on photography.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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Linda Connor

Linda Connor (born in New York, November 18, 1944) is an American photographer living in San Francisco, California.

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Lithography is a method of printing originally based on the immiscibility of oil and water.

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Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White (June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer.

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Marilyn Bridges

Marilyn Bridges (born 1948) is an American photographer noted for her fine art black and white aerial photographs of extraordinary ancient and modern landscapes.

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Mark Klett

Mark Klett (born 9 September 1952) is an American photographer.

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Mark Power

Mark Power (born 1959), accessed 18 June 2008.

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Mark Tucker (photographer)

Mark Tucker is a commercial photographer based in Nashville, Tennessee whose work has been featured in Communication Arts, Print, Photo Design, Photo Insider, and PhotoMarket magazines.

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Medium format (film)

Medium format has traditionally referred to a film format in still photography and the related cameras and equipment that use film.

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Michael A. Smith

Michael Andrew Smith (born 23 July 1954) is an Australian philosopher who teaches at Princeton University (since September 2004).

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Milton Halberstadt

Milton Halberstadt (1919–2000) had an illustrious career in fine art and commercial photography that spanned seven decades and left a body of work covering genres from abstract art to commercial photography.

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Mitch Epstein

Mitchell "Mitch" Epstein (born 1952 in Holyoke, Massachusetts) is a fine-art photographer, and among the first to make significant use of color.

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MrSID (pronounced Mister Sid) is an acronym that stands for multiresolution seamless image database.

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

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Nicholas Nixon

Nicholas Nixon (born 1947) is a photographer, known for his work in portraiture and documentary photography, and for championing the use of the 8×10 inch view camera.

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Nick Knight (photographer)

Nicholas David Gordon "Nick" Knight OBE (born 24 November 1958 in Hammersmith, London) is a British fashion photographer and founder and director of SHOWstudio.com.

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Olivier Grunewald

Olivier Grunewald (born 1959) is a French photographer and author, with the main focus on nature, landscapes and wildlife.

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Paolo Roversi

Paolo Roversi (born 1947) is an Italian-born fashion photographer who lives and works in Paris.

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Paul Caponigro

Paul Caponigro (born December 7, 1932), is an American photographer from Boston, Massachusetts.

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Paul Strand

Paul Strand (October 16, 1890 – March 31, 1976) was an American photographer and filmmaker who, along with fellow modernist photographers like Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston, helped establish photography as an art form in the 20th century.

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is a brand name used primarily by Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company Ricoh for cameras, sport optics (including binoculars and rifle scopes), and CCTV optics.

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Perspective (graphical)

Perspective (from perspicere "to see through") in the graphic arts is an approximate representation, generally on a flat surface (such as paper), of an image as it is seen by the eye.

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Peter Gowland

Peter Gowland (April 3, 1916 – March 17, 2010) was a famous American glamour photographer and actor.

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Peter Watson (photographer)

Peter Watson (born 1952) is a British photographer best known for his large format landscapes of rural Britain.

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Pinhole camera

A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens but with a tiny aperture, a pinhole – effectively a light-proof box with a small hole in one side.

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Polaroid 20×24 camera

The Polaroid 20×24 camera is a very large instant camera made by Polaroid, with film plates that measure, although at least one camera takes pictures that are.

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Polaroid Corporation

Polaroid is an American company that is a brand licensor and marketer of its portfolio of consumer electronics to companies that distribute consumer electronics and eyewear.

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Polyester is a category of polymers that contain the ester functional group in their main chain.

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Press camera

A press camera is a medium or large format view camera that was predominantly used by press photographers in the early to mid-20th century.

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Process camera

A process camera is a specialised form of camera used for mass reproduction of graphic materials.

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A rangefinder is a device that measures distance from the observer to a target, in a process called ranging.

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The Reisekamera, meaning a "travel camera", is a large-format wooden bellows tailboard view camera of almost standardised design, unlike the much lighter and more flexible field camera, but not as cumbersome as the studio camera.

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Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer.

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Richard Bryant (photographer)

Richard Bruce Nasmyth Bryant (born 9 March 1947), known professionally as Richard Bryant, is a British architectural photographer based in the United Kingdom.

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Richard Misrach

Richard Misrach (born 1949) is an American photographer "firmly identified with the introduction of color to 'fine' photography in the 1970s, and with the use of large-format traditional cameras" (Nancy Princenthal, Art in America).

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Rineke Dijkstra

Rineke Dijkstra (born 2 June 1959) is a Dutch photographer.

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Rodney Lough Jr.

Rodney Lough Jr. (born 1960) is an American landscape photographer and gallery owner.

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Rollei was a German manufacturer of optical instruments founded in 1920 by and in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, and maker of the Rolleiflex and Rolleicord series of cameras.

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Sally Mann

Sally Mann (born May 1, 1951) is an American photographer, best known for her large-format, black-and-white photographs—at first of her young children, then later of landscapes suggesting decay and death.

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Scheimpflug principle

The Scheimpflug principle is a geometric rule that describes the orientation of the plane of focus of an optical system (such as a camera) when the lens plane is not parallel to the image plane.

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Seydou Keïta

Seydou Keïta (1921 — 21 November 2001) was a Malian photographer.

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Sinar Photography AG is a Swiss company based in Zurich manufacturing specialized high-resolution view cameras for studio, reproduction, landscape and architecture photography.

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Single-lens reflex camera

A single-lens reflex camera (SLR) is a camera that typically uses a mirror and prism system (hence "reflex" from the mirror's reflection) that permits the photographer to view through the lens and see exactly what will be captured.

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Speed Graphic

The Speed Graphic is a press camera produced by Graflex in Rochester, New York.

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Stephen Shore

Stephen Shore (born October 8, 1947) is an American photographer known for his images of banal scenes and objects in the United States, and for his pioneering use of color in art photography.

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Sze Tsung Leong

Sze Tsung Leong is an American and British photographer and artist interested in urban studies.

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Takashi Amano

was a professional track cyclist, photographer, designer, and aquarist.

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Thomas Ruff

Thomas Ruff (born 10 February 1958) is a German photographer who lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Thomas Struth

Thomas Struth (born 1954) is a German photographer who is best known for his Museum Photographs, family portraits and 1970s black and white photographs of the streets of Düsseldorf and New York.

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Tagged Image File Format, abbreviated TIFF or TIF, is a computer file format for storing raster graphics images, popular among graphic artists, the publishing industry, and photographers.

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Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (born 1952) is an American documentary filmmaker and portrait photographer based in New York City.

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Tina Barney

Tina Barney (born October 27, 1945) retrieved October 28, 2015 is an American photographer best known for her large-scale, color portraits of her family and close friends, many of whom are well-to-do denizens of New York and New England.

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A tripod is a portable three-legged frame or stand, used as a platform for supporting the weight and maintaining the stability of some other object.

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Ultra Large Format

Ultra Large Format (ULF) photography refers to photography using cameras producing negatives larger than 8x10" (20x25cm).

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View camera

A view camera is a large format camera in which the lens forms an inverted image on a ground glass screen directly at the plane of the film.

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Walker Evans

Walker Evans (November 3, 1903 – April 10, 1975) was an American photographer and photojournalist best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression.

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Weegee was the pseudonym of Arthur (Usher) Fellig (June 12, 1899 – December 26, 1968), a photographer and photojournalist, known for his stark black and white street photography.

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Wide-format printer

Wide format printers (large format printers) are generally accepted to be any computer-controlled printing machines (printers) that support a maximum print roll width of between 18" and 100".

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William Eggleston

William Eggleston (born July 27, 1939) is an American photographer.

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William Wegman (photographer)

William Wegman (born December 2, 1943) is an American artist best known for creating series of compositions involving dogs, primarily his own Weimaraners in various costumes and poses.

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Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh, CC (Armenian name: Hovsep Karsh; December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was an Armenian-Canadian photographer known for his portraits of notable individuals.

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120 film

120 is a popular film format for still photography introduced by Kodak for their Brownie No.

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135 film

135 is photographic film in a film format used for still photography.

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