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.
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supremacy, Arago engineered the purchase by France of the process that
Daguerre had perfected on his own after the death of his original partner, Joseph
Nicdphore Niepce (pi. no. 4) (see A Short Technical History, Parti). Then on
August 19, ...
Interest was so keen that within two years a variety of cameras, in addition to the
model designed by Daguerre and produced by Alphonse Giroux in Paris, were
manufactured in France, Germany, Austria, and the United States. Several ...
3. See Note 5, A Short Technical History, Part I. 4. An annuity of 6,000 francs for
Daguerre and 4,000 for Isidore Niepce, with whom Daguerre had renegotiated
the contract after the death of Isidore's father, was paid by the French government
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Very informative book with a attractive layout. The older photographers and their photographs held my interest the most. For some starting in the field, it is a great place to begin learning about the trends, techniques and processes. Read full review
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