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Photography By Tom Ang

Photography by Tom Ang

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An illustrated reference book tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the global phenomenon of digital photography. It celebrates the most iconic photos and profiles more than 50 of the most famous photographers of the past 200 years, with special features delving into the stories of especially arresting photographs.

Photography Summary

Photography: The Definitive Visual History by Tom Ang

This lavish coffee-table book traces the history of photography from the first black and white images to celebrated examples of 21st-century digital photography.

Photography celebrates the most iconic photographs of the past 200 years and includes more than 50 biographies of the most famous photographers, explaining how they pushed the bounds of the medium. It also shows the extraordinary cameras that photographers experimented with, from the daguerreotype to the latest camera phones.

Charting the influence of social and cultural change, as well as the impact of science and technology, this beautiful book follows the history of photographs from the first grainy attempts at portait and landscape photography to gritty photojournalism, street photography, and digital photography, with special features delving into the stories behind photographic images that changed how people saw the world.

Packed with information and full of inspiration, Photography is the perfect photography book for budding photographers, seasoned professionals, and anyone with an interest in the fascinating story of photography.

About Tom Ang

Tom Ang is a world-renowned photographer, broadcaster, and writer. He is the author of more than 30 books, both in print and digital media, and includes perennial bestsellers Digital Photography Handbook, How to Photograph Absolutely Everything, and Digital Photography Masterclass, which together have sold more than a million copies worldwide. He was the host of BBC TV's A Digital Picture of Britain and has contributed to magazines such as What Digital Camera, MacUser, and Creative Arts. Tom also serves as a juror on international competitions and was Senior Lecturer in Photographic Practices at the University of Westminster, London, for more than 12 years. He won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award for his photographic coverage of the Marco Polo Expedition.

Additional information

GOR006312117
9781409346456
1409346455
Photography: The Definitive Visual History by Tom Ang
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2014-09-24
400
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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