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How to Read a Photograph By Ian Jeffrey

How to Read a Photograph by Ian Jeffrey

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Summary

Gives an illustrated introduction to the appreciation of photography as an art form. Suitable for novices and experts alike, this title helps you gain a deeper understanding of great photographers and their work, as the author decodes key images and provides essential biographical and historical background.

How to Read a Photograph Summary

How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers by Ian Jeffrey

Ian Jeffrey is a superb guide in this profusely illustrated introduction to the apprecation of photography as an art form. Novices and experts alike will gain a deeper understanding of great photographers and their work, as Jeffrey decodes key images and provides essential biographical and historical background. Profiles of more than 100 major photographers, including Alfred Stieglitz, Bill Brandt, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Paul Strand and Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, highlight particular examples of styles and movements throughout the history of the medium. Each entry includes a concise biography along with an illuminating discussion of key works and nuggets of contextual information, making this book the ideal gallery companion for photography aficionados everywhere.

How to Read a Photograph Reviews

'You'll feel very smart for reading this and have a better appreciation of how hard it is to take a good picture' - Amateur Photographer
'A valuable commentary on the contribution made by a collection of dedicated photoreportage enthusiasts of the past century and a half' - RPS Journal
'Lush and expansive ... an entrancing introduction to the evolution of the medium ... ideally suited to an interested general audience, as an informative and sometimes provocative introduction for students, or as a quick reference for academics and arts professionals' - The Art Book
'An appetite-whetter ... inspires and informs' - Metro

About Ian Jeffrey

Ian Jeffrey is a writer and art historian. He is the author of several illustrated books on the history of photography.

Additional information

GOR002369521
9780500287842
0500287848
How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers by Ian Jeffrey
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2008-12-17
384
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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