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Publisher Comments:

Readers will smile their way through this amusing, often surprising, always informative illustrated guided tour through the history of photography and the story of the people and the technology behind the images.

Filled with fun facts, from photography's beginnings and the camera obscura and daguerrotype to our present-day digital revolution, the book showcases important photographs that helped document history and define our culture as well as the photographers who took them. With sharp insight and wit, photography is exposed in all its aspects ? as fine art, science, a political weapon, a fashion statement, a capitalist tool, a therapeutic aid, and the means of documenting our history and preserving our collective memory.

  • Focuses on the message as well as the medium
  • Profiles all the famous (and infamous) photographers
  • Looks at technical developments and innovations
  • Includes a glossary of photographic terms and methods

Review:

"Yorath here presents an interesting graphic layout and a humorous 'For Dummies'-like style. He also provides some compelling discussions of the political and controversial aspects of the photograph." Library Journal

About the Author

David Yorath, a specialist in contemporary European and American landscape photography, teaches photography and media studies at Northbrook College in Sussex, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823009862
Subtitle:
A Crash Course
Author:
Yorath, David
Author:
Yorath, Dave
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Photography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
General Photography
Edition Description:
Watson-Guptill
Series:
Crash Course Watson-Guptill
Series Volume:
00-442
Publication Date:
20000901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.25x5.20x.64 in. .72 lbs.

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