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Looking at photographs : a guide to technical terms

Author: Gordon Baldwin; Martin C Jürgens
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009.
Series: Looking at.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"[M]ore that one hundred [terms] are explained and illustrated in Looking at photographs. This volume, first published in 1991, sets out and defines the vocabulary of photography from its earliest processes through the age of the analog camera; it has been updated to include the new age of digital photography. It is both a ... glossary and a history of the medium, from the "albumen print" and "calotype" of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Terminology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Baldwin; Martin C Jürgens
ISBN: 9780892369713 089236971X
OCLC Number: 265092612
Description: vii, 95 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Looking at.
Responsibility: Gordon Baldwin and Martin Jürgens.

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From its origins at the end of the 1830s, photography has evolved both aesthetically and technologically. This guide explains the technical terms used in photography, and offers an account of the  Read more...

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"A great handbook for the serious museum and gallery visitor who has decided that a deeper understanding of creation . . . will give them a greater appreciation of the visual arts."--"The Art Book"""

 
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