A brief review of fundamental image formation principles, camera systems, and special cameras and imaging techniques used in scientific, technical and instrumentation photography for the purpose of visualizing otherwise invisible events or to make measurements of such events. The article describes in brief how the various systems work and the technology that makes their operation possible.
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School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (CIAS)
Davidhazy, Andrew, "Principles of technical photography and photoinstrumentation" (2006). Accessed from
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