If you are a Civil War buff or collector who's confused by all the terminology involved with Civil War photography than this book is for you. It explains the most popular photography methods of that era: tintypes, ambrotypes, CDVs (Carte de Visite), & sterioviews. I would've liked to have seen much more about sterioviews because I collect them. One of the best sections of the book is the collectors' guide which has 15 tips for collectors of Civil War photographs. This book is an excellent introduction for anyone interested in starting a collection.
This book is warmly recommended for peoples, that approach to the CIVIL WAR photography, for the first time (but not only). Every techniques photographic it`s explained clearly, in the details and many other useful informations are contained, in this "LITTLE/BIG" book. This book it`s fundamental for all passionates, in the CIVIL WAR photography.
5つ星のうち 5.0It may be small, but the info is HUGE...2013/3/19
By frances - (Amazon.com)
Beginners will benefit from this handy little booklet which explains how to collect the BEST photos of the various types available documenting the period. You may never be an expert but you will be steered in the right direction to discover your own treasures.