Photography in archaeology and conservation

by Peter G Dorrell
Cambridge manuals in archaeology ()


A comprehensive guide to the uses of photography in archaeology. Peter Dorrell examines the use of photography in conservation, in surveys, in field archaeology, and in archaeological laboratories. He offers a clear and well-illustrated explanation of the techniques involved, with sections on equipment and materials, survey and site photography, architectural photography, the recording of different types of artifacts, registration and storage, the use of UV and infra-red, and photography for publication. He also covers the use of video and electronic recording systems. Essential for students of archaeology and conservation, and amateur and competent photographers of all experiences.

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