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Photography : the definitive visual history, Tom Ang

Label
Photography : the definitive visual history
Title
Photography
Title remainder
the definitive visual history
Statement of responsibility
Tom Ang
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of photography from its origins in the 1820s to the digital photography of the twenty-first century, profiling key photographers, highlighting important techniques, and showcasing iconic photographic images
Cataloging source
AU@
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Ang, Tom
Dewey number
770.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Photography
  • Photography
Label
Photography : the definitive visual history, Tom Ang
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 1825-1849: The dawn of photography : In the beginning ; Capturing an image ; The first photographs ; Daguerreotype camera ; In focus: Boulevard du Temple, Louis-Jacques Daguerre ; In profile: William Henry Fox Talbot ; Facing the camera ; In profile: Hill and Adamson ; In focus: Fishergate, St. Andrews, Hill, and Adamson -- 1850-1879: Gathering momentum : Stretching photography ; In focus: The Great Wave, Gustave Le Gray ; Architectural archives ; Exploring the world ; Aiguilles de Charmoz, Auguste-Rosalie Bisson ; Framing the unknown ; In profile: Felice Beato ; In focus: Sumo Training, Felice Beato ; Cartes de visite ; Seeing double ; In profile: Nadar ; Reality or painterly? ; In focus: Two Ways of Life, Oscar Gustav Rejlander ; In profile: Julia Margaret Cameron ; Photographing children ; War souvenirs ; Dry plate -- 1880-1914: Art or science? : Picturing motion ; In profile: Étienne-Jules Marey ; Retina of science ; Criminal evidence ; Artistic license ; Camera of conscience ; Little Spinner Girl in Globe Cotton Mill, Lewis Hine ; The Box Brownie ; People's photography ; Charmed lives ; Linked ideas ; In focus: Désespoir, Robert Demachy ; Auto Graflex ; In profile: Alfred Stieglitz ; In focus: The Steerage, Alfred Stieglitz ; Withdrawing from reality ; Minuet, Frank Eugene ; Women pioneers ; In profile: Edward Steichen ; Out in the cold ; Early color photography ; In profile: Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii ; Triumphant Aviator, Léon Gimpel ; In profile: Eugène Atget ; In focus: Quai d'Anjou, Eugène Atget -- 1915-1939: Forging an identity : World at war ; In focus: Rurales, Agustín Casasola ; Temples of modernism ; In profile: Alexandr Rodchenko ; Mounting conviction ; Irrational photography ; In profile: Man Ray ; Leica 1 ; Seeing straight ; In profile: August Sander ; Walking the streets ; In focus: Meudon, André Kertész ; Small aperture, big ambition ; In profile: Ansel Adams ; In focus: Clearing Winter Storm, Ansel Adams ; Kodachrome ; The bitter years ; Vermont State Fair, Rutland, Jack Delano ; In focus: Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange ; In profile: Walker Evans ; Flash synchronizer ; Hindenberg Explosion, Sam Shere ; Illustrated magazines ; In focus: Mainbocher Corset, Horst P. Horst -- Effortlessly gorgeous ; In profile: Manuel Álvarez Bravo ; Partisan objectivity ; Winning hearts and minds --
  • 1940-1959: Spirit of the time : Close to conflict ; In focus: Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, Joe Rosenthal ; Flashes of light ; In profile: Henri Cartier-Bresson -- Pulse of the time ; In profile: Werner Bischof ; In focus: Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville, Robert Doisneau ; Zeiss 80mm Planar ; Subjective photography ; In profile: Josef Sudek ; Midtown Manhattan seen from Weehawken, New Jersey, Andreas Feininger ; In focus: Belgravia, London, 1951, Bill Brandt ; Theater of the street ; Big Face, Big Buttons, New York, William Klein ; The family of man ; In focus: Hot Shot Eastbound, O. Winston Link ; Rise of fashion magazines ; Charles James gowns, Cecil Beaton ; In focus: Carmen (Homage to Munkácsi), coat by Cardin, Place François-Premier, Paris, August 1957, Richard Avedon ; Staging a portrait ; In profile: Alfred Eisenstaedt ; Nikon F -- 1960-1979: Diversity and conflict : Rolleiflex ; In profile: Eugene Smith ; Japan reconstructs ; Shomei Tomatsu ; Cult of celebrity ; Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable, Eve Arnold ; The anti-portrait ; In focus: Human Fetus, Lennart Nilsson ; In profile: Elliott Erwitt ; In focus: Queen, Brian Duffy ; In profile: Guy Bourdin ; Muhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston, Neil Leifer ; Nikon 80-200mm f/4.5 ; Fly me to the moon ; Polaroid SX-70 ; The Vietnam War ; Trang Bang, Nick Ut ; Protest photography ; In focus: The Soiling of Old Glory, Stanley Forman ; Anti-Vietnam March, Marc Riboud ; In focus: Green Lacewing, Stephen Dalton ; Seeing the invisible ; In profile: Ernst Haas ; In focus: Puglia, Italia, Franco Fontana -- 1980-1999: Challenge and change : Controlled compositions ; In profile: Frans Lanting ; Too clever for words ; In profile: Steve McCurry ; In focus: Sharbat Gula, Steve McCurry ; Cool gaze of objectivity ; Documentary as art ; In profile: Eugene Richards ; Crisis of identity ; Public intimacy ; Mourning in Kosovo, Georges Mérillon ; In profile: Wolfgang Tillmans ; Color in the streets ; In focus: Sidewalk Mirror Stall, Howrah, West Bengal, Raghubir Singh ; In profile: Raghu Rai ; Multiple exposures ; In profile: Pedro Meyer ; Landscape of emotion ; Aerial abstractions ; Sunrise over Owens Valley, California, Galen Rowell ; 2000-present: The digital age : Canon D30 ; In focus: Twin Towers, Thomas Höpker ; Recomposing truth ; In profile: Cindy Sherman ; iPhone 3GS ; Citizen journalist ; Live action ; In profile: Cristina García Rodero ; In focus: Hell from Heaven, Akintunde Akinleye ; Portraying nature ; In focus: Baby Green Sea Turtle, David Doubilet ; Asian perspectives ; China's New Wave ; In profile: Sebastião Salgado ; In focus: Group of Zo'e, Pará, Brazil, Sebastião Salgado ; Evidence of damage ; Ice, Daniel Beltrá ; Ends of the universe ; Photography trends
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9781465422880
Lccn
bl2014039324
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
Label
Photography : the definitive visual history, Tom Ang
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 1825-1849: The dawn of photography : In the beginning ; Capturing an image ; The first photographs ; Daguerreotype camera ; In focus: Boulevard du Temple, Louis-Jacques Daguerre ; In profile: William Henry Fox Talbot ; Facing the camera ; In profile: Hill and Adamson ; In focus: Fishergate, St. Andrews, Hill, and Adamson -- 1850-1879: Gathering momentum : Stretching photography ; In focus: The Great Wave, Gustave Le Gray ; Architectural archives ; Exploring the world ; Aiguilles de Charmoz, Auguste-Rosalie Bisson ; Framing the unknown ; In profile: Felice Beato ; In focus: Sumo Training, Felice Beato ; Cartes de visite ; Seeing double ; In profile: Nadar ; Reality or painterly? ; In focus: Two Ways of Life, Oscar Gustav Rejlander ; In profile: Julia Margaret Cameron ; Photographing children ; War souvenirs ; Dry plate -- 1880-1914: Art or science? : Picturing motion ; In profile: Étienne-Jules Marey ; Retina of science ; Criminal evidence ; Artistic license ; Camera of conscience ; Little Spinner Girl in Globe Cotton Mill, Lewis Hine ; The Box Brownie ; People's photography ; Charmed lives ; Linked ideas ; In focus: Désespoir, Robert Demachy ; Auto Graflex ; In profile: Alfred Stieglitz ; In focus: The Steerage, Alfred Stieglitz ; Withdrawing from reality ; Minuet, Frank Eugene ; Women pioneers ; In profile: Edward Steichen ; Out in the cold ; Early color photography ; In profile: Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii ; Triumphant Aviator, Léon Gimpel ; In profile: Eugène Atget ; In focus: Quai d'Anjou, Eugène Atget -- 1915-1939: Forging an identity : World at war ; In focus: Rurales, Agustín Casasola ; Temples of modernism ; In profile: Alexandr Rodchenko ; Mounting conviction ; Irrational photography ; In profile: Man Ray ; Leica 1 ; Seeing straight ; In profile: August Sander ; Walking the streets ; In focus: Meudon, André Kertész ; Small aperture, big ambition ; In profile: Ansel Adams ; In focus: Clearing Winter Storm, Ansel Adams ; Kodachrome ; The bitter years ; Vermont State Fair, Rutland, Jack Delano ; In focus: Migrant Mother, Dorothea Lange ; In profile: Walker Evans ; Flash synchronizer ; Hindenberg Explosion, Sam Shere ; Illustrated magazines ; In focus: Mainbocher Corset, Horst P. Horst -- Effortlessly gorgeous ; In profile: Manuel Álvarez Bravo ; Partisan objectivity ; Winning hearts and minds --
  • 1940-1959: Spirit of the time : Close to conflict ; In focus: Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, Joe Rosenthal ; Flashes of light ; In profile: Henri Cartier-Bresson -- Pulse of the time ; In profile: Werner Bischof ; In focus: Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville, Robert Doisneau ; Zeiss 80mm Planar ; Subjective photography ; In profile: Josef Sudek ; Midtown Manhattan seen from Weehawken, New Jersey, Andreas Feininger ; In focus: Belgravia, London, 1951, Bill Brandt ; Theater of the street ; Big Face, Big Buttons, New York, William Klein ; The family of man ; In focus: Hot Shot Eastbound, O. Winston Link ; Rise of fashion magazines ; Charles James gowns, Cecil Beaton ; In focus: Carmen (Homage to Munkácsi), coat by Cardin, Place François-Premier, Paris, August 1957, Richard Avedon ; Staging a portrait ; In profile: Alfred Eisenstaedt ; Nikon F -- 1960-1979: Diversity and conflict : Rolleiflex ; In profile: Eugene Smith ; Japan reconstructs ; Shomei Tomatsu ; Cult of celebrity ; Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable, Eve Arnold ; The anti-portrait ; In focus: Human Fetus, Lennart Nilsson ; In profile: Elliott Erwitt ; In focus: Queen, Brian Duffy ; In profile: Guy Bourdin ; Muhammad Ali vs Sonny Liston, Neil Leifer ; Nikon 80-200mm f/4.5 ; Fly me to the moon ; Polaroid SX-70 ; The Vietnam War ; Trang Bang, Nick Ut ; Protest photography ; In focus: The Soiling of Old Glory, Stanley Forman ; Anti-Vietnam March, Marc Riboud ; In focus: Green Lacewing, Stephen Dalton ; Seeing the invisible ; In profile: Ernst Haas ; In focus: Puglia, Italia, Franco Fontana -- 1980-1999: Challenge and change : Controlled compositions ; In profile: Frans Lanting ; Too clever for words ; In profile: Steve McCurry ; In focus: Sharbat Gula, Steve McCurry ; Cool gaze of objectivity ; Documentary as art ; In profile: Eugene Richards ; Crisis of identity ; Public intimacy ; Mourning in Kosovo, Georges Mérillon ; In profile: Wolfgang Tillmans ; Color in the streets ; In focus: Sidewalk Mirror Stall, Howrah, West Bengal, Raghubir Singh ; In profile: Raghu Rai ; Multiple exposures ; In profile: Pedro Meyer ; Landscape of emotion ; Aerial abstractions ; Sunrise over Owens Valley, California, Galen Rowell ; 2000-present: The digital age : Canon D30 ; In focus: Twin Towers, Thomas Höpker ; Recomposing truth ; In profile: Cindy Sherman ; iPhone 3GS ; Citizen journalist ; Live action ; In profile: Cristina García Rodero ; In focus: Hell from Heaven, Akintunde Akinleye ; Portraying nature ; In focus: Baby Green Sea Turtle, David Doubilet ; Asian perspectives ; China's New Wave ; In profile: Sebastião Salgado ; In focus: Group of Zo'e, Pará, Brazil, Sebastião Salgado ; Evidence of damage ; Ice, Daniel Beltrá ; Ends of the universe ; Photography trends
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9781465422880
Lccn
bl2014039324
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits

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