The Concise Focal Encyclopedia of Photography: From the First Photo on Paper to the Digital Revolution (Hardcover)
Defining photography is impossible. Revealing it is another matter, and that's what The Concise Focal Encyclopedia of Photography does,
with each turn of the page.
examine the figures, trends, and ideas that have contributed most heavily to the history and current state of photography. Contemporary issues: The issues influencing photography today are more complex than at any other time in its history. Questions of ethics, desire, perception, digitization, and commercialization all vie for attention. Hear what the experts have to say about crucial
issues such as whether or not the images we take today will last the test of time, and if so, how? When material is covered this skillfully, concise is no compromise. The Concise Focal Encyclopedia of Photography is packed with useful information, compelling
ideas, and - best of all - pure pleasure.
About the Author
Chairman of the Biomedical Photographic Communications department at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences.