Author: Roger Pring
About the Book:
How did Kodak company get its name? Who invented the Minox spy camera? Were there really fax machines in the mid-19th century? And what would a photographer use 'Mod Podge' for? The answers to all these questions and many, many more can be found in this intriguing compendium of photographic fascination compiled by Roger Pring.
Beautifully packaged, full of arresting images and exquisitely typeset by the author himself, Pring's Photographer's Miscellany will make an intriguing gift for all photographers. Dipping into the book will reveal the origins of the photographer's craft, tips and tricks of the greats, a host of revealing quotes and fascinating trivia: and you'll not only be richly entertained, you'll certainly learn something you can use next time you shoot.
About the Author:
Roger Pring is a graphic designer, lecturer, photographic enthusiast and collector. He was project director of the original Photographer's Handbook, and is the author of several Ilex Press books on computer-aided design, typography and the internet. He was also publisher of The Wine Diary and runs a cookery school in Burgundy.