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The Book of Photography: The History, the Technique, the Art, the Future

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Since its invention in 1839, photography has come to change not only the way we view the world, but the world itself. Every field—medicine, astronomy, journalism, art, geography, history—has been revolutionized by photography.

Now, spanning more than 166 years of photographic history and the work of more than 250 photographers, this comprehensive and global volume explores
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Hardcover, 448 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by National Geographic
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Kristina Handy
Apr 19, 2012 Kristina Handy rated it really liked it
This is an excellent overview of the history of photography - not precisely linear, but chronologically ordered by photography TYPE--sort of (portraiture, landscape, etc). It takes into account the somewhat non-linear and complex history of photography, so that's good. Since it's published by National Geographic, the largest and most in-depth chapter is on Photojournalism.
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Sep 21, 2016 Ahmed Xahabi rated it liked it
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I liked the illustration and how short the comment and brief history that's wretten on each picture taken in this book, long story short; theyv made the picture speak for themselves.
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