Synopses & Reviews
Since its birth over one and a half centuries ago, photography has undergone a number of twists and turns in its progress from a practical means of documentation to an art form with it sown icons, heroes, galleries and collectors. "the Photography Book" brings together 500 inspiring, moving and beautiful images of famous events and people, sensational landscapes, historical moments, ground breaking photojournalism, insightful portraits, sports, wildlife, fashion and the everyday. 500 photos, 70 in color.
A guide to the most famous and fascinating images from the birth of photography to the present day. Arranged in alphabetical order, 500 of the world's photographers are represented by one example of their work with a short text explaining its importance and biographical information about the photographer.