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The Book of Photography

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Overview

Since its invention in 1839, photography has come to change not only the way we view the world, but the world itself. Every field—medicine, astronomy, journalism, art, geography, history—has been revolutionized by photography. Now, spanning more than 166 years of photographic history and the work of more than 250 photographers, this comprehensive volume explores every aspect of photography--the newest inventions, revolutionary past, ever-changing technical and aesthetic developments, and the personal stories and styles of photographers worldwide.


Illustrated with photographs from around the world, The Book of Photography is a beautiful and easy-to-use reference. Timelines summarize major milestones, while sidebars tell the human and technological stories behind them. Organized by subject, the book includes chapters on such topics as still life, cityscape, architecture, portraiture, photojournalism, advertising, and more. It also includes a biographical dictionary of major photographers, institutions, and key historical figures.


Details

  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages, 200 photographs
  • 7 5/8'' x 9 1/2''
  • © 2005

Author Info

Anne H. Hoy is a former curator for the International Center of Photography. An art historian and author, she teaches the history of 19th and 20th century photography at New York University and in the City University of New York system. Hoy also writes and edits books and magazines.



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