Resource for information about the early years of photography. Includes an essay tracing the stages of development from daguerrotypes through calotypes and the collodion process to the dry plate process. Provides brief biographies for an extensive list of important early photographers such as Louis Daguerre, George Eastman, Eadweard Muybridge, Alfred Stieglitz, and William Henry Fox Talbot. Also defines and describes various processes, movements, and terms.
Call Number: Creative Arts - Reference TR139 .C663 1988
Detailed profiles on 750 of the most prominent 20th-century photographers and photojournalists. Entries include biography, exhibitions, major collections, bibliography, personal statement (if available), representative photograph, and a critical essay.
Call Number: Creative Arts - Reference + TR139 .W55 1989
Profusely illustrated with hundreds of black and white photos. Includes photos by O'Neal Lancy Abel, Donald Bernard, Jack Franklin, Charles "Teenie" Harris, Kenneth George Jones, Lorna Simpson, Monetta J. Sleet Jr., and many others. Biographical information for each photographer listed.