The Short Story of Photography

The Short Story of Photography : A Pocket Guide to Key Genres, Works, Themes & Techniques

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The Short Story of Photography is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of photography. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key photographs from the first experiments in the early ninteenth century to digital photography.

Accessible and concise, the book explains how, why and when certain photographs really have changed the world. It demystifies technical jargon, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of photography since its creation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 20.32mm | 589.67g
  • Laurence King Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 160 Abb.
  • 1786272016
  • 9781786272010
  • 366,643

About Ian Haydn Smith

Ian Haydn Smith is the editor of Curzon Magazine and BFI Filmmakers Magazine. He has written and broadcast widely on film and photography.
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