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4.0 out of 5 stars Get the hardcover instead
This book is in the size of a larger postcard. That's fine but it is also over 500 pages which makes it hard to flip through. I would highly recommend the hardcover edition.
Published on Sept. 8 2001 by Xiang Lan Zhuo

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3.0 out of 5 stars It rather depends on your tastes
First of all, read Donald W. Mitchell's review of the book. It contains a lot of information on the book itself. I strongly agree with his comments on the text which does little more than tell you what school the photographer belongs to and, rather often, how they died violently. Not at all informative, rarely relevant to the actual photograph and much more suitable to a...
Published on Nov. 17 2000 by Graham Wills


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5.0 out of 5 stars The Photo Book, June 30 2000
This review is from: The Photography Book (Hardcover)
This book was very interesting and the reading about the pictures was very discriptive and interesting.Some things were very exotic wich was cool.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Pictures, Feb. 3 2000
This review is from: The Photography Book (Hardcover)
Every page of this book is filled with great pictures that show both black and white photography and also color. If you are at all interested in photography you must have this book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Facinating, also a greate Gift for friends and relatives, Dec 8 1998
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This review is from: The Photography Book (Hardcover)
My wife and I both saw this book while on vacation in Florida, we did not buy it immediately, but when we did we showed it to many of our friends who hava all asked where they could find it. It truly is a facinating account.
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5.0 out of 5 stars wonderful, Sept. 24 1998
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This review is from: The Photography Book (Hardcover)
This is the most complete, comprehensive, and fun photography book I've ever seen. It covers 150 years, the entire history of the medium, in an appealing and easy-to-use format. A great reference guide and educational as well. I especially like the cross-referencing system. 500 photos. from A to Z.
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4.0 out of 5 stars pretty good overall, Jan. 29 1998
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This review is from: The Photography Book (Hardcover)
This book is a good starting point for anyone intersted in photography. A nice assortment of fashion photographers and a bit eurocentric, but still and all, a good book for the beginner. Lawrence
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5.0 out of 5 stars outstanding, Jan. 23 1998
This review is from: The Photography Book (Hardcover)
An extremely comprehensive guide to photographers and their representative work. The book has a welcome emphasis on documentary, journalistic and artistic photographers. For each photographer, a cross-reference list is offered suggesting other artists with similar styles or subjects. Well-researched and edited. Convincingly enough, all of my favorite photogaphers are represented in this one volume. Buy it if you have any interest in photography---one of the most reasonably priced hard-bound full-color photography books I have ever seen.
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5.0 out of 5 stars want to see pictures, Aug. 30 1999
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This review is from: The Photography Book (Hardcover)
want pictures of woman showing 6
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