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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But in the decades following the discovery of photography, this question reflected
the search for ways to fit the mechanical medium into the traditional schemes of
artistic expression. Responses by photographers, which included the selection ...
Animated by the same concern with taste and feeling as other visual artists,
Pictorialists maintained that artistic photographs should be regarded as
equivalents of work in other media and treated accordingly by the artistic
Before 1890, photographic, literary, and general interest journals in Europe and
the United States had devoted space to a discussion of the artistic merits of the
medium, and while they continued to do so, after 1890 a literature whose sole ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - memasmb - LibraryThing
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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This highly regarded survey by Rosenblum (A History of Women Photographers) is a standard college text and important reference for the history of photography, distinguished by its international scope ... Read full review