The Short Story of Photography: "A Pocket Guide to Key Genres, Works, Themes & Techniques"

Author(s): Ian Haydn Smith; Mark Fletcher (Consultant Editor)


The Short Story of Photography is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of photography. Simply constructed, the 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.

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Ian Haydn Smith is the editor of Curzon Magazine and BFI Filmmakers Magazine. He has written and broadcast widely on film and photography.

General Fields

  • : 9781786272010
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : 0.548
  • : May 2018
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  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ian Haydn Smith; Mark Fletcher (Consultant Editor)
  • : Other book format
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  • : English
  • : 770
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