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concise history of photography

Helmut Gernsheim

concise history of photography

by Helmut Gernsheim

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Helmut Gernsheim in collaboration with Alison Gernsheim.
SeriesThe world of art library: general
ContributionsGernsheim, Alison.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15057282M
ISBN 100500200343

The Photography Book, society portraiture, documentary and art, with concise text providing useful insight into each work and its creator. Also included are extensive cross-references and glossaries of technical terms and movements. "This bumper book collates some of the most striking images in the history of photography. Alongside the /5(32). PHOTOGRAPHY: A CONCISE HISTORY - Ebook written by Donald Kahn. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read PHOTOGRAPHY: A CONCISE : Donald Kahn.

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photography. After many years of experimentation with fixing images on metal, paper, and glass, photography was introduced on film. By , Kodak were producing 80% - 90% of the world’s output. Source: Helmut Gernsheim, A Concise History of Photography BC: The Greek philosopher Aristotle in his ProblemataFile Size: 50KB. A Concise History of Photography by Gernsheim, Helmut and Alison Gernsheim and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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: A Concise History of Photography: Third Revised Edition (Dover Photography Collections) (): Gernsheim, Helmut: BooksCited by: This book was published in and so does not mention digital photography. The first 57 pages are about the technology and the last are about "pictures and their makers".

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A Concise History of Photography. Highly acclaimed, scholarly volume examines technological advances and artistic development, with nearly examples of photographic art. black-and-white photos.5/5(1). Buy Concise History of Photography by Gernsheim, Helmut, Gernsheim, Alison (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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History: The technical origins and evolution of photography are half of the story. The technical evolution of photography --The pre-history of photography --The camera obscura --Photochemistry --The invention of photography --The earliest attempts at photography --The introduction of photography on metal --The introduction of photography on paper --The introduction of photography on glass --The introduction of photography on film --The evolution of equipment --The evolution of colour photography.

Photography: A Concise History takes a more academic route. In the blurb on the back of the book is described as “explor[ing] the essence of photography both in itself and in relation to other visual art forms, explaining by what criteria we can judge one photograph to be better than another and analysing what makes the photographic recording.

Given what this work is intended to be--a *concise* history--it's hard to criticize. There are many things that could have been treated Jeffrey does an excellent job of distilling the connection between the different phases and places of photography's development as a form of art (both popular and "fine"), documentation, and communication/5.

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This is a perfect way for the serious student of photography, to get into the history of photography. The chapters are laid out, not only chronologically, but in terms of the various developments that took place in the field of photography.

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publ. Description: pages: illustrations, facsimiles. Investigate the fascinating history and theories of photography in this weekend-long course. InCharles Baudelaire famously described photography as “art’s mortal enemy” and argued its proper function was to be the “very humble servant” of the sciences and arts.

The pre-history of photography --The invention of photography --The artistic achievements of photography. Pictures and their makers up to -- Pictures and their makers:. This book was published in and so does not mention digital photography.

The first 57 pages are about the technology and the last are about "pictures and their makers". It is thorough, authoritative, and interesting. The authors have been recognized as the world's leading authorities on the history of photography.5/5(2).

A revised and updated edition of Phaidon’s bestselling book, which brings this landmark work fully up‐to‐date with new additions covering the latest developments in photography. The Photography Book is an unsurpassed collection of over superb images that represent the world’s best photographers from the mid‐nineteenth century to today.

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