"Extensively researched and attractively produced, this guide is highly recommended for those who want to be versed on what photography actually may be, and has been."
"[A] lively and informative analysis." --Choice
"With more than 500 gorgeous examples in black and white and color, the book explores in-depth virtually every aspect of the medium [photography] since its first public demonstration in 1839 to the latest innovations." --Make Your Ideas Art