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Seizing the Light free pdf 'Its chief virtues are a succinct, mostly lucid style, a wide intellectual scope, a flood of ideas and insights at every turn, sensitivity to the technology and culture of photography, and a willingness to attend to images ...In the end, perhaps the best measure of a text is whether or not one would choose it from among all the offerings to use in class. I have chosen to use this book' - Photo Review, Spring 2000. 'An excellent introductory history book' - "Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism".In this wonderful and entertaining book, Hirsch has produced the most useful, readable, and practical successor to Newhall. "Seizing the Light" is written in a friendly, accessible way - dense with information, but more hip and lively than other offerings, especially those aimed at college students' - "Exposure", the research journal of the Society for Photographic Education. Vol. 32.2 (Fall, 1999). Hirsch's prose is very digestible. He writes in a clear, lively style with a minimum of jargon'- "Views": the newsletter of the Visual Material Section of the Society of American Archivists. Science, culture, and art come together in this comprehensive history of photography. With superlative production values, rare and unusual prints, and a fresh perspective, Robert Hirsch has written the ideal companion to the first 200 years of photography.

About Robert J. Hirsch

Robert Hirsch is an artist, author, curator, and educator. Hirsch is the author of Seizing the Light: A History of Photography- Exploring Color Photography: From the Darkroom to the Digital Studio published by McGraw-Hill and Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Ideas, Materials, and Processes published by Focal Press. He is a former associate editor for Photovision magazine and is a contributing writer for Afterimage, Digital Photography (UK), exposure, Ilford Photo Newsletter, and The Photo Review. He was the Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art (CEPA Gallery) in Buffalo, NY. Hirsch is on the art faculty of SUNY Buffalo and teaches history of photography online through Eastern New Mexico University. Recently his images have been shown at: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM- Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT- Artspace, New Haven, CT- Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.- George Eastman House, Rochester, NY- Williamsburg Art

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Author : Robert J. Hirsch
Publisher : Brown (William C.) Co ,U.S.
Data Published : 22 October 1999
ISBN : 0697143619
EAN : 9780697143617
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 528 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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