A world history of photography
A World History of Photography encompasses the entire ranged of the medium, from the camera lucida to the latest computer technology, and from Europe and the Americans to the Far East. It investigates all aspects of photography -- aesthetic, documentary, commercial, and technical -- while placing it in historical context. The book's many special features include three technical sections with clear, detailed information about equipment and processes, a glossary, a time line, and an extensive bibliography -- all of which have been thoroughly updated. In addition, the most important new international work from the 1980s and 1990s has been integrated into chapters 11 and 12, which have been substantially rewritten to address the latest thinking about contemporary photography. The far-ranging text, numerous special features, and handsome design make this volume informative, visually exciting, and accessible for general and advanced students, collectors, photographers, and anyone else who loves photography.
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Few readers mistake the reproduction of a painting for the original work, but with
illustrations of photographs the distinctions between the two sometimes become
clouded and the viewer assumes that the original print and its image in printer's ...
Ducos du Hauron produced a lithographic reproduction and later announced that
his experiments were adaptable to three-color pigment printing on mechanical
presses, using red, blue, and yellow ink. Additional impetus came from the ...
Talbot was not alone in experimenting with photo- reproduction techniques
during the 1850s. With the need for permanent and inexpensively reproduced
photographic images becoming so pressing that prize money was offered for a ...
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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
A world history of photographyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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