"Looking at Photographs - A Guide to Technical Terms, Revised Edition" by Gordon Baldwin

Looking at Photographs - A Guide to Technical Terms, Revised Edition Gordon Baldwin, Martin Jurgens

Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication date:
19 Nov 2009
ISBN:
9780892369713
Imprint:
J. Paul Getty Museum
Dimensions:
104 pages: 232 x 158 x 8mm
Illustrations:
61 colour & 23 b&w illustrations

This is a comprehensive guide to the most frequently used technical terms used in photography - from the earliest processes to the latest technologies. From its origins at the end of the 1830s, photography has continued to evolve both aesthetically and technologically. Fully revised and updated to take account of the dramatic rise of digital photography in the last decade, "Looking at Photographs" presents readers with a comprehensive guide to the technical terms used in photography, from the earliest processes to the latest technology. At once a rich and informative lexicon and history of the medium, this fully illustrated guide will be invaluable to all those wishing to increase their understanding and enjoyment of the art of photography.

Gordon Baldwin is an independent scholar and former associate curator in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Martin Jurgens is a conservator of photographs in Hamburg, Germany.