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Photography and sport

Author: Mike O'Mahony
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2018. ©2018.
Series: Exposures (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The rise of modern sport in the mid-nineteenth century coincided with the emergence of photography as a new image-making medium, and both practices developed in parallel. Although early technological limitations restricted the possibilities for capturing sporting action, many early photographers nonetheless embraced sport as a powerful subject for their work, a trend that has continued throughout history.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike O'Mahony
ISBN: 9781780239941 1780239947
OCLC Number: 1086580655
Description: 176 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: One.Early Sporting Images: The Scottish at Play --
Two.Stilling the Action: New Ways to Capture the Sporting Moment --
Three.Finding a Language: Imaging Sport in the Illustrated Press --
Four.Sport Sells --
Five.Contesting Male Supremacy in Sporting Images --
Six.Fan Culture and the Spaces of Sport --
Seven.Taking Sport to the Streets.
Series Title: Exposures (London, England)
Responsibility: Mike O'Mahony.

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Featuring some of the most significant sports photography of the last 150 years, this in-depth history traces the close relationship between photography and sport, from its beginnings to the present  Read more...

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