A Cultural History of Photography

Posted in Photoblog, Photography by Rollfilm on August 25, 2006

By accident i found Mary Warner Marien’s book “Photography – A Cultural History” in a library today.

Having read the first 50 pages, it seems to be a promising book, for everyone who is interested in this subject matter.


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  1. In-Focus-Brutality « Rollfilm said, on August 30, 2006 at 2:52 am

    […] It has been an argument to use the calotype photographic process instead of the daguerreian one when it came to the realization of a french project to document the french historic architecture in the 1850s, since the calotype expressed more eloquently the nostalgia for the mediaeval past due to its less sharply defined shapes and details (source: this blog entry). […]

  2. Suzan said, on September 7, 2006 at 12:43 pm

    Hah, I’m very interested since I’m studying Comparative Art and Cultural Studies and want to continue this in the field of photography 😉
    So thank you, I’ll write the title down and look into it!

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