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History of photography

Author: Peter Turner
Publisher: New York : Exeter Books : Distributed by Bookthrift, [1987] ©1987
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the photographic negative and the copper plate Daguerrotype to Kodak and roll film, photojournalism, cubism and on, photography is a science and an art.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Turner, Pete, 1934-
History of photography.
New York : Exeter Books : Distributed by Bookthrift, 1987
(OCoLC)623118545
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Turner
ISBN: 0671089234 9780671089238
OCLC Number: 17359903
Notes: "A Bison book."
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Through a glass darkly : the beginning of photography --
Travellers with a camera : the photographer abroad --
Beauty and truth : pictoralism, realism and the fight for photography as a fine art --
You press the button... : snapshots and photography for all --
Brave new world : rise of modernism --
A witness to the world : the photographer as commentator --
The rage to see : formalism and the photographer --
The decisive moment : the street as studio --
The selling image : fashion, design and art direction --
In search of the invisible : photography and science --
The liberated image.
Responsibility: Peter Turner.

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From the photographic negative and the copper plate Daguerrotype to Kodak and roll film, photojournalism, cubism and on, photography is a science and an art.

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