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National Geographic photographs : the milestones.

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A pictorial history of some of the breakthroughs in photography accomplished by the National Geographic Society in the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
National Geographic photographs.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c1999
(OCoLC)757603333
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 0792275209 0792275217 9780792275206 9780792275213
OCLC Number: 41320055
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 335 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Introduction : foundations / Leah Bendavid-Val --
1888-1930 : novelty and possibility / Robert A. Sobieszek --
The special collections--gems in the gold mine --
1931-1950 : depression, war, and color / Carole Naggar --
"Natural color"--breakthroughs with color film --
1951-1970 : cliché and change / Anne H. Hoy --
Probing the depths--photography dives beneath the seas --
1971-1990 : realism and individuality / Ferdinand Protzman --
Photographers with an edge--the personal viewpoint --
1991-1999 : imaginative continuity / Fred Ritchin --
Shots from two miles down to ten miles up--new technologies.

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More than 250 stunning, history-making images from "National Geographic" photographers are featured in a timeless collection, including some never-before-published. Photos.  Read more...

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