I like this book. I like black & white photographs and I wonder what makes a good photograph a good photograph and this book gives a good explanation of that.Published 10 days ago by John
One page of text, and an adjoining page with an excellent reproduction of the subject photograph. The text is by John S; the photos are by the best photographers. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Douglas McCartney
Very nice photographic history; well presented and written with an active voice.
-1 for the segmented feel, some descriptions are nondescript, i.e. Read more
"The critic's job is to place the particular example in the larger context." This book is a brilliant example. Read morePublished 15 months ago by TimoWhee
This was OK - especially if you totally ignore all of the words. Szarkowski drones on and on about nothing. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Speedy
Very enjoyable book for photographers and those who love photography. Beginners will really profit from being familiar with this, plus if you don't know each image and... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Robert Langham
this book from john szarkowski as always is an excellent collection of photographs.
it has great quality and the print is perfect. Read more
"The Online Photographer" tipped me off to this excellent book, and boy were they right.
This book discusses 100 photographers (100 shots with no artist twice). Read more
This is a scholarly work by Szarkowski which makes engaging and insightful reading. Each page is prefaced by a short essay, most of which relate directly to the image. Read morePublished on July 31, 2012 by GP