Photography: A Concise History

Photography: A Concise History

Paperback World of Art S.

By (author) Ian Jeffrey

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  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 248 pages
  • Dimensions: 149mm x 210mm x 19mm | 540g
  • Publication date: 1 June 1989
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0500201870
  • ISBN 13: 9780500201879
  • Illustrations note: 136 illustrations, 8 in colour
  • Sales rank: 136,946

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Here at last is a concise critical history of photography which explains by what criteria we can judge one photograph to be better than another, what is special about the photographic recording of images, what in fact is the essence of photography both in itself and in relation to other visual art forms. This brilliant study provides a unique guide to the critical issues through the examples of the greatest photographers in the world, from Fox Talbot, the father of photography, to the masters of today. 136 illus., 8 in color.

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This brilliant study provides a unique guide to the photographers in the world, from Fox Talbot, the father of photography, to the masters of today.