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50 photo icons : the story behind the pictures

Author: Hans-Michael Koetzle
Publisher: Cologne, Germany : Taschen, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs have a strange and powerful way of shaping the way we see the world and influencing our perceptions of reality. To demonstrate the unique and profound influence on culture and society that photographs have, photo icons puts the most important landmarks in the history of photography under the microscope.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Michael Koetzle
ISBN: 9783836526937 383652693X 9783836528061 3836528061
OCLC Number: 692290192
Language Note: In English, translated from the German.
Notes: Translation of: 50 Photo Icons.
Description: 304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Other Titles: 50 Photo Icons.
Fifty photo icons
Responsibility: Hans-Michael Koetzle.

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From Nicephore Niepce's rooftop pictures to Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother and Nick Ut's "napalm girl," explore 50 photographs that have defined eras, made history, or touched something so  Read more...

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"A meticulous analysis by an erudite historian. Each shot is accompanied by a fascinating commentary."

 
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