Photography is a beautiful, lavishly illustrated reference book tracing the history of photography, from its origins in the 1800s to the global phenomenon of digital photography. In Photography, DK celebrates the iconic photos and most famous photographers of the past two centuries, exploring the key events and developments in technology of the history of photography-from the first black-and-white photography to photojournalism and contemporary street photography.
Photography is the only truly up-to-date, hardback gift book available on this subject.
It is beautifully illustrated with many of most iconic images in the history of photography.
It is the only book of its kind to give a comprehensive account of the people, the photographs, and the technologies that have shaped the history of photography.
Special features center on a single arresting photograph, including Pulitzer Prize-winners, and recount the story behind it.
Profiles more than 50 famous photographers who have defined the history of photography.