Icons of photography: the 19th century

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Prestel, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 126 pages
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This newest addition to the ?Icons? series examines the enduring legacy of photography?s pioneers in beautifully reproduced full-page images and lively, knowledgeable texts offering critical and biographical information on the artists profiled.

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Icons of Photography: The 19th Century (Icons)

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Following the publisher's parallel volume, Icons of Photography: The 20th Century, this introduction to 19th-century photography presents nearly 60 pioneering photographers, each represented by at ... Read full review

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Brief look at the icons of photography and their most famous photos. Shows how as photography techniques improved the photographers were able to do different things to make it more "art" but also how the photos were "staged" to be artistic. Read full review


In All Beginnings Lies an Inherent Delight Freddy Langer
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Dunmore Critcherson Icebergs in Baffins Bay 84 Eugene Durieu Nude Study

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About the author (2002)

Langer has been the photographic editor for the culture section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung since 1989.