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The short story of photography : a pocket guide to key genres, works, themes & techniques
The short story of photography : a pocket guide to key genres, works, themes & techniques
Smith, Ian Haydn2018
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This book explores 50 key photographs from the first experiments in the early 19th century to digital photography. The design of the book allows the student or photography enthusiast to easily navigate their way around key genres, artists, themes, and techniques. Accessible and concise, the book explains how, why, and when certain photographs really have changed the world.
Imprint:
London : Laurence King Publishing, 2018.
Collation:
223 pages : colour illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Genres -- Monochrome -- Pictorialism -- Straight Photography -- Portraiture -- Landscape -- Street Photography -- Colour -- Nude -- Still Life -- Self-Portraiture -- Abstraction -- Avant-Garde -- War -- Propaganda -- Ethnography -- Photojournalism -- Documentary -- Humanism -- Science -- Art -- Glamour -- Pop -- Society -- Topography -- Fashion -- Advertising -- Paparazzi -- Conceptual -- Staged -- Performance -- Contemporary Art -- The Selfie -- The Works -- View from the Window at Le Gras, Nicephore Niepce -- Self-Portrait, Nadar -- Still Life with Fruit and Decanter, Roger Fenton -- A Harvest of Death, Timothy H. O'Sullivan -- Beatrice, Julia Margaret Cameron -- The Mudlarks, Frank Meadow Sutcliffe -- The Steerage, Alfred Stieglitz -- The Entrance to the Pyramid of Menkaure, Friedrich Adolf Paneth -- Mechanic and Steam Pump, Lewis Hine -- Ingres' Violin, Man Ray -- Portrait of Mother, Alexander Rodchenko -- The Fork, Andre Kertesz --Contents note continued: Divers, George Hoyningen-Huene -- Pepper (No. 30), Edward Weston -- Lovers in a Paris Cafe, Brassai -- New York, Night View, Berenice Abbott -- Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, Dorothea Lange -- Washroom in the Dog Run of the Burroughs Home, Hale County, Alabama, Walker Evans -- Photogram, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy -- Cop Killer, Weegee -- Transmission Lines in Mojave Desert, Ansel Adams -- American Soldiers Landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day, Normandy, France, June 6, 1944, Robert Capa -- The Liberation of Buchenwald, Margaret Bourke-White -- The Kiss at the Hotel de Ville, Robert Doisneau -- Parade, Hoboken, New Jersey, Robert Frank -- USA, California, Elliott Erwitt -- Kings of Hollywood, Slim Aarons -- Che Guevara, Alberto Korda -- Malcolm X, Eve Arnold -- Jack Ruby Killing Lee Harvey Oswald, Robert H. Jackson -- Earthrise, William Anders -- Algiers, Louisiana, William Eggleston -- Phan Thi Kim Phuc, Nick Ut --Contents note continued: A Sunny Sunday Afternoon, Whitby, England, Ian Berry -- Self-Portrait in Drag, Andy Warhol -- Untitled #96, Cindy Sherman -- Cookie at Tin Pan Alley, Nan Goldin -- New Brighton, England, Martin Parr -- Piss Christ, Andres Serrano -- Louvre 1, Paris 1989, Thomas Struth -- Lutz & Alex sitting in the trees, Wolfgang Tillmans -- WORK TOWARDS WORLD PEACE, from the series Signs that say what you want them to say and not Signs that say what someone else wants you to say, Gillian Wearing -- Hilton Head Island, S.C., USA, June 24, 1992, Rineke Dijkstra -- Baltic Sea, Rugen, Hiroshi Sugimoto -- Flower Rondeau, Nobuyoshi Araki -- The Falling Man, Richard Drew -- Overpass, Jeff Wall -- Beneath the Roses, Gregory Crewdson -- Amazon, Andreas Gursky -- Salt Pans #13, Edward Burtynsky -- Themes -- Weather -- Architecture -- Beauty -- Love -- Religion -- Movement -- The Surreal -- Nature -- Animals -- Death -- Iconography -- Celebrity -- Cityscape -- Consumerism --Contents note continued: Class -- Poverty -- Politics -- People -- The Decisive Moment -- Technology -- Modernity -- Texture -- Gender -- Age -- Power -- Crime -- Family -- Vernacular -- Sport -- Music -- Youth Culture -- Appropriation -- Techniques -- Camera Obscura -- Daguerreotype -- Calotype -- Cyanotype -- Collodion -- Albumen Paper -- Gelatin Silver Prints -- Platinum Prints -- Hand-colouring -- Colour -- Double Exposure -- Photogram -- Artificial Light -- Aerial Photography -- Cropping -- Solarization -- Stop Time -- Kodachrome -- SLR -- Long Exposure -- Flash Photography -- Polaroid -- Photomontage -- Photo Manipulation -- Soft Focus -- Digital Photography.
ISBN:
9781786272010
Dewey class:
779
Language:
English
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Hampton LibraryArt and Craft779 SMIAvailable
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