My collection of photography reference books – during the 70’s and 80’s, there were many fine books by professional photographers and college professors instructing newcomers to SLRs and photography in general. They all have lots of great information, and more importantly – they deal with manual cameras. Here is the list…

The Olympus Guide
Milton Heiberg

American Photographic Book Publishing Co, Inc
Garden City, NY
Copyright 1978 American Photographic Book Publishing Co, Inc
ISBN 0-8174-2449-1
Published Price $5.95

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Olympus OM Camera Manual
Lou Jacobs Jr.

American Photographic Book Publishing Co, Inc
Garden City, NY
4th Printing 1979
Copyright 1977 Lou Jacobs Jr.
ISBN 0-8174-2412-1
Published Price $11.95

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Outdoor Photography
Erwin A. Bauer
An Outdoor Life Book
Published by Book Division, Times Mirror Magazines
3rd Edition, Revised and Updated
Copyright 1979 Erwin A Bauer
Copyright 1965, 1974 by Outdoor Life
ISBN 0-87690-161-5
Published Price $12.95

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Photography – The Amateurs Guide to Better Pictures
Wyatt B. Brummitt, R, Will Burnett, Ph.D, Herbert S. Zim
Revised Edition
Golden Press, New York
Copyright 1956, 1964
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Published Price $1.25

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Professional Photographic Illustration Techniques
Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY
1st Edition, 1st Printing
Kodak Publication No O-16
Published Price $7.50

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Photography
Barbara London Upton with John Upton
Fourth Edition,
Copyright 1989 by BL Books Inc and John Upton
HarperCollins Publishers
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Introduction to Photography
Robert B. Rhode, School of Journalism, University of Colorado
Floyd H. McCall, Director of Color Photography Department, Denver Post
2nd Edition
Copyright 1965, 1971 The Macmillan Company
866 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022

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Kodak Professional Photoguide
Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY
1st Edition, 1st 1977 Printing
Kodak Publication No R-28
Published Price $8.95

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The 35mm Photographer’s Handbook
John Garrett and Julian Calder
Copyright 1979 Marshall Editions Ltd., London
Published US 1979
A Herbert Michelman Book
Crown Publishers Inc.
ISBN 0-517-53918-7

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The Photographer’s Handbook
John Hedgecoe
Alfred A Knopf, New York
Copyright 1977 Dorling-Kindersley London
First American Edition
ISBN 0-394-40754-7

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The Art of Color Photography
John Hedgecoe
A Fireside Book
Published by Simon & Schuster
Third Paperback Edition 1986
ISBN 0-671-46096-X

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The Book of Photography How to See and Take Better Pictures
John Hedgecoe
First Paperback Edition 1984
Revised and Updated 1985
Alfred A Knopf, New York
Copyright 1976 and 1984 Dorling-Kindersley London
ISBN 0-394-72466-6

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Photography
Phil Davis
University of Michigan
Copyright 1972, 1974, 1979, 1982
Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers
Dubuque, IA
ISBN 0-697-03219-1

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Photography – A Handbook of History, Materials and Processes
Charles Swedlund
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Copyright 1974
Holt Rinehart Winston, Inc.
ISBN 0-03-010751-2

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The Complete Book of 35mm Photography
Jerry Yulsman
Coward, McCann & Geoghegan Publishers
200 Madison Ave, NY
Copyright 1976 Jerry Yulsman
ISBN 698-10734-9
Published Price $8.95

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Effective Photography
John Frair & Birthney Ardoin
University of Southern Mississippi
Copyright 1982
Prentice-Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
ISBN 0-13-244442-9

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The Amateur Photographer’s Handbook
Aaron Sussman
Eighth Revised Edition
Thomas Y. Crowell Company, Inc
Copyright 1973
ISBN 0-0690-05782-2

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Object and Image – An Introduction to Photography
George M. Craven
De Anza College
Second Edition 1982
Copyright 1975, 1982
Prentice-Hall Inc
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
ISBN 0-13-628974-6

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Photography with the Eye Level Reflex
H.S Newcombe, F.R.P.S
The Focal Press
Copyright 1964
First Edition: February 1964

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The Question and Answer Guide to Photo Techniques
Lee Frost
A David & Charles Book
Brunel House, Newton Abbott, Devon, UK
Copyright 1995 Lee Frost
ISBN 0-7513-0198-5

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How to Photograph the Outdoors in Black & White
George Schaub
Copyright 1999 Stackpole Books
Mechanicsburg, PA
ISBN 0-8117-2450-6
First Edition
Published Price $19.95

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How to Repair Your Own 35mm Camera
Lanny & Vicki Cermak
TAB Books Inc
Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
TAB Book #1270
Copyright 1981
ISBN 0-8306-1270-X
Lanny Cermak was an electro-mechanical service technician for Vivitar, and Vicki was a forecast analyst at Vivitar
Published price: $10.25

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