Photography: An Illustrated History / Edition 1

Photography: An Illustrated History / Edition 1

by Martin W. Sandler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195126084

ISBN-13: 9780195126082

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Photography: An Illustrated History is a captivating account of how photography evolved from labor-intensive daguerrotypes in the mid-1800s to one of the most popular hobbies and respected art forms in the world today. Brimming with black-and-white and color photographs from throughout its multifaceted history, this volume not only documents technological

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Photography: An Illustrated History is a captivating account of how photography evolved from labor-intensive daguerrotypes in the mid-1800s to one of the most popular hobbies and respected art forms in the world today. Brimming with black-and-white and color photographs from throughout its multifaceted history, this volume not only documents technological developments, but also the phenomenal effect the craft has had upon journalism, industry, science, medicine, the military, and beyond. Featuring the accomplishments of pioneers such as Louis Daguerre, George Eastman, Julia Margaret Cameron, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Margaret Bourke-White, and others, Photography: An Illustrated History presents an engaging history of photography through some of the most spectacular images ever captured on film.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195126082
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Oxford Illustrated Histories (Y/A) Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
964,884
Product dimensions:
11.10(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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