Lenses: Visions in Glass

Marvullo, Joe
November 1984
Archaeology;Nov/Dec84, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p64
Focuses on the importance of camera lenses in photography. Determination of the quality of lens by the sharpness of the image it records; Transposition of spectral light through layers of coated glass elements; Parameters of the focal length and angle of view.


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