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|Parent company||Routledge (Taylor & Francis)|
|Headquarters location||Waltham, Massachusetts|
|Nonfiction topics||film and digital video production, photography, digital imaging, graphics, animation and new media, broadcast and media distribution technologies, music recording and production, mass communications, theatre technology|
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Focal Press is a publisher of media technology books and it is an imprint of Taylor & Francis. It was founded in 1938 by Andor Kraszna-Krausz,  a Hungarian photographer who immigrated to England in 1937 and eventually published over 1,200 books on photography.
Elsevier acquired Focal Press in 1983.  Focal Press was acquired by Taylor & Francis from Elsevier in July 2012. 
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Harry Borden is a British portrait photographer based in London. His subjects have included celebrities Robin Williams, Ewan McGregor, Jamie Oliver, Tony Blair, and Margaret Thatcher. Examples of Borden's work are held in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, London and National Portrait Gallery, Australia.
Richard Ovenden is a British librarian and author. He currently serves as Bodley's Librarian in the University of Oxford, having been appointed in 2014. Ovenden also serves as the Director of the Bodleian Library's Centre for the Study of the Book and holds a Professorial Fellowship at Balliol College. Ovenden is a trustee of the Chawton House Library and vice-chair of the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation. In 2009, he was elected chair of the Digital Preservation Coalition, replacing Dame Lynne Brindley in a post he held until 2013. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 2015. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, having been elected in 2008.
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Deborah Nadoolman Landis is an American author, historian, professor, and costume designer. She has worked on notable films such as Animal House, The Blues Brothers, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Three Amigos, all of which credited her as Deborah Nadoolman. Landis served two terms as president of the Costume Designers Guild of which she has been a member for more than thirty years. She is married to director John Landis; their son is screenwriter Max Landis.
Earthscan is an English-language publisher of books and journals on climate change, sustainable development and environmental technology for academic, professional and general readers.
Trolley Books is an independent UK publisher, specialising in art and photography books. Areas covered by Trolley include social reportage, photojournalism/current affairs and contemporary art and architecture.
Anne Wilkes Tucker was an American museum curator of photographic works. She retired in June 2015.
Walter Nurnberg was one of post-war Britain's outstanding industrial photographers.
Gerald David "Gerry" Badger is an English writer and curator of photography, and a photographer.
Naomi Rosenblum, PhD, is the author "of two landmark histories of photography, A World History of Photography (1984) and A History of Women Photographers (1994)], and dozens of seminal articles and essays"
Dewi Lewis is a Welsh publisher and curator of photography.
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The invention of the camera in the early 19th century led to an array of lens designs intended for photography. The problems of photographic lens design, creating a lens for a task that would cover a large, flat image plane, were well known even before the invention of photography due to the development of lenses to work with the focal plane of the camera obscura.
Colin John Ford is a British photographic curator, historian of photography, and former museum director. He has written a number of books on the history of photography.
Kehrer Verlag is an art book publisher based in Heidelberg, Germany, specializing in photography, fine art, and sound art. Its books are produced in cooperation with Kehrer Design, the affiliated office for design and image processing.
Giuliana Bruno is Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. Her research deals with visual arts, architecture, film, and media.
Andor Kraszna-Krausz, born Andor Krausz, was a Hungarian publisher and writer of photographic literature; he founded Focal Press in 1938.
Roger Taylor, MVO born 1940, is a curator, photographic historian, and educator specialising in nineteenth century British photography and its social and cultural history. He is Professor Emeritus of Photographic History at De Montfort University.