Photography: The Definitive Visual History

September 29, 2014|
Photography: The Definitive Visual History by Tom Ang
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Written by world-renowned photographer, writer, and broadcaster Tom Ang, Photography lavishly celebrates the most iconic photographs and photographers of the past 200 years.

Tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the digital age, Photography: The Definitive Visual History is the only book of its kind to give a comprehensive account of the people, the photographs, and the technologies that have shaped the history of photography.

From the first black-and-white photography to photojournalism and contemporary street photography, Photography celebrates the most iconic photographs and profiles 50 of the most famous photographers, with special features on Pulitzer Prize-winners and thematic timelines on portrait, war, advertising, and fashion photography.

Dissecting classics such as Daguerre''s Boulevard de Temple, Stieglitz''s The Steerage, Rosenthal''s Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, and McCurry''s Afghan Girl, this amazing reference not only showcases incredible photographs, but tells their stories, in-depth, and is a must-have for anyone who appreciates the beauty of photography.

Tom Ang is the author of more than 30 books, both in print and digital media. He serves as a juror on international competitions and was senior lecturer in photographic practices at the University of Westminster, London, for more than 12 years. Tom has also worked as a technical editor for specialty photography magazines and has won th...
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Title:Photography: The Definitive Visual HistoryFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:480 pages, 11.3 X 9.6 X 1.41 inShipping dimensions:480 pages, 11.3 X 9.6 X 1.41 inPublished:29 septembre 2014Publisher:DKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1465422889

ISBN - 13:9781465422880

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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