The Short Story of Photography

A Pocket Guide to Key Genres, Works, Themes & Techniques



ISBN: 9781786272010 Category:

Ian Haydn Smith


The Short Story of Photography is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of photography. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key photographs from the first experiments in the early ninteenth century to digital photography.

Accessible and concise, the book explains how, why and when certain photographs really have changed the world. It demystifies technical jargon, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of photography since its creation.

Additional information

Weight 553 g
Dimensions 15.2 x 21.6 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 1 May 2018
Number of pages 224
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 15.2 x 21.6 cm
Weight 553 g
Ian Haydn Smith is the editor of Curzon Magazine and BFI Filmmakers Magazine. He has written and broadcast widely on film and photography.