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The genius of photography

The genius of photography 2009

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Summary

Documentary series on the history of photography, from portraits to photojournalism, from art to advertising. This edition begins by looking at how the problem of “fixing the shadows” was solved by two rival methods in 1839, paving the way for the practical application of what had previously been an abstract idea. It goes on to tell the story of the invention of photography and how it became an integral part of the modern world.

Item Type: Off-air recording
Title: The genius of photography
Transmission date: 21 February 2009
Channel: BBC2
Running time: 60 minutes
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2012 09:57
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2013 20:41
Additional Information: This recording is to be used only for educational and non-commercial purposes under the terms of the ERA Licence.
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/23529

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