A world history of photography
"A World History of Photography encompasses the entire range of the medium, from the camera lucida to the latest computer technology, and from Europe and the Americas to the Far East. It investigates all aspects of photography - aesthetic, documentary, commercial, and technical - while placing it in historical context. Included among the more than 800 photographs by men and women are both little-known and celebrated masterpieces, arranged in stimulating juxtapositions that illuminate their visual power." "Dr. Rosenblum's chronicle of photography is authoritative and unbiased, tracing both chronologically and thematically the evolution of this young art. Exploring the diverse roles that photography has played in the communication of ideas, Dr. Rosenblum devotes special attention to topics such as portraiture, documentation, advertising, and photojournalism, and to the camera as a medium of personal artistic expression. Profiles are provided of individual photographers who made notable contributions to the medium or epitomized a certain style."--BOOK JACKET.
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19th century Adolphe Braun aesthetic Albumen print albums Alfred Stieglitz amateur American architectural artistic Autochrome became Brady British calotype camera images chemical cities collodion color commercial concemed Daguerre Daguerre’s daguerreotype daguerreotypists David Octavius Hill depict documentary documentation EADWEARD MUYBRIDGE early England engravings Europe exempliﬁed exhibition exposure expression Fenton ﬁeld ﬁgures ﬁne ﬁrm ﬁrst France French Gallery Gelatin silver print genre George Eastman House glass graphic gum print Henry included individual industrial inﬂuence Intemational Museum interest Iohn landscape light London medium ment Museum of Photography Nadar nature negative nude painters painting paper paper negative Paris photogra Photographic Society Photography at George pictorial Pictorialist plate portraits portraiture posed produced Proﬁle published raphers reﬂected Rochester Royal Photographic Society scenes scenic scientiﬁc sensitized signiﬁcant sitters social stereograph Stieglitz studio style Talbot themes tion tographers tonal tumed United urban viewers views visual Washington westem William York