How to read a photograph: lessons from master photographers

Book Cover
Average Rating
Pub. Date:

Ian Jeffrey is a superb guide in this profusely illustrated introduction to the appreciation of photography as an art form.  Novices and experts alike will gain a deeper understanding of great photographers and their work, as Jeffrey decodes key images and provides essential biographical and historical background. Profiles of more than 100 major photographers, including Alfred Stieglitz, Bill Brandt, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Paul Strand, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, highlight particular examples of styles and movements throughout the history of the medium. Each entry includes a concise biography along with an illuminating discussion of key works and nuggets of contextual information.


How to Read a Photograph: Lessons from Master Photographers is the third book in Abrams successful series that includes How to Read a Painting and How to Read a Modern Painting.

More Details
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 9f9956e5-f2c7-8686-f588-8e5d6c880b3c
full_title how to read a photograph lessons from master photographers
author jeffrey ian
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:34AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1576240166804127744
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Jeffrey, Ian.
author-letter Jeffrey, Ian.
author_additional by Ian Jeffrey ; foreword by Max Kozloff.
author_display Jeffrey, Ian
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Entire Collection
available_at_arlington Central
callnumber-a TR183
callnumber-first T - Technology
callnumber-subject TR - Photography
callnumber_sort_arlington 779 JEFFR
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
date_added 2011-01-26T05:00:00Z
days_since_added 2398
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction
format_arlington Book
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington Books
grouping_category book
id 9f9956e5-f2c7-8686-f588-8e5d6c880b3c
isbn 9780810972971
item_details ils:.b13082218|.i13639067|Central Adult Nonfiction|779 JEFFR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jul 30, 2017|can||
itype_arlington Paperback
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 779 JEFFR
local_callnumber_exact_arlington 779 JEFFR
local_callnumber_left_arlington 779 JEFFR
local_days_since_added_arlington 2398
num_holdings 1
oclc (OCoLC)227919058
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
physical 383 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
popularity 6
primary_isbn 9780810972971
publishDate 2009
publishDateSort 2009
publisher Abrams,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details ils:.b13082218|Book|Books||English|Abrams,|c2009.|383 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13082218|.i13639067|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Photographers -- Biography
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title How to read a photograph : lessons from master photographers
title_display How to read a photograph : lessons from master photographers
title_full How to read a photograph : lessons from master photographers / by Ian Jeffrey ; foreword by Max Kozloff
title_short How to read a photograph :
title_sort how to read a photograph lessons from master photographers
title_sub lessons from master photographers