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Pioneer Photographers From The Mississippi To The Continental Divide
This biographical dictionary of some 3,000 photographers (and workers in related trades), active in a vast area of North America before 1866, is based on extensive research and enhanced by some 240 illustrations, most of which are published here for the first time.
The territory covered extends from central Canada through Mexico and includes the United States from the Mississippi River west to, but not including, the Rocky Mountain states. Together, this volume and its predecessor, "Pioneer Photographers of the Far West: A Biographical Dictionary, 1840-1865," comprise an exhaustive survey of early photographers in North America and Central America, excluding the eastern United States and eastern Canada.
This work is distinguished by the large number of entries, by the appealing narratives that cover both professional and private lives of the subjects, and by the painstaking documentation. It will be an essential reference work for historians, libraries, and museums, as well as for collectors of and dealers in early American photography.
In addition to photographers, the book includes photographic printers, retouchers, and colorists, and manufacturers and sellers of photographic apparatus and stock. Because creators of moving panoramas and optical amusements such as dioramas and magic lantern performances often fashioned their works after photographs, the people behind those exhibitions are also discussed.
The Erotic Poet And The Nude Photographer
When a publisher sends an erotic poet to learn how her favorite nude photographer manages to express erotic feelings so strongly in his work, the idea is that she will collaborate with him, writing poems that capture the erotic in his work itself. Thie situation provides an artistic challenge but also sets the stage for a new erotic experience for them both.
Ipad For Photographers 2nd Edition
The photography community has been among the earliest and most enthusiastic adopters of Apples revolutionary iPad. With its crystal - clear display, powerful graphical capabilities and intuitive interface, its certainly an effective way to show off photographs. But what else can it do? In this, the 2nd Edition of this incredibly successful publication, Ben Harvell explains how the iPad is revolutionising the way that pro photographers work. There are powerful photo editing applications, easy-to-use photo sharing and display programs and useful tethered - shooting capabilities. This book explains all, and is a must-read for digital photographers everywhere.
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