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This article discusses the preparation of photomacrographs of fracture surfaces. It provides useful information on the equipment used, such as view cameras, 35-mm single-lens-reflex cameras, and stereomicroscopes. The article describes the role of lenses, focusing, camera magnification, and selection of lens aperture in a microscopic system. It illustrates the lighting techniques employed in photography and highlights the use of different films. The article concludes with a list of auxiliary equipment used in fracture surface photography.

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Theodore M. Clarke, Photography of Fractured Parts and Fracture Surfaces, Fractography, Vol 12, ASM Handbook, ASM International, 1987, p 78–90,

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