History of Photography

Introduction History of Photography (Encyclopaedia Britannica)

A World History of Photography (by Naomi Rosenblum)

The Story Behind the Pictures 1827-1991 (by Hans-Michael Koetzle)

Photographers' Dictionary
(based on "20th Century Photography - Museum Ludwig Cologne")



Photographers' Dictionary

(based on "20th Century Photography-Museum Ludwig Cologne")



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Dennis Stock.

James Dean on Times Square, 1955


Dennis Stock

Born 1928 in New York. |oins the navy at age 16. After the end of the war turns to photography. 194751 trains unde Cjon Mili. 1951 first prize in the Life young photographers competition. Contact with Robert Capa. Magonum member from 1954. Moves to Hollywood, where friends with James Dean. From 1957 intensive photographic explorations of the jazz world. 1960 publication of his book Jazz Street. 1962 withdraws to the country. Turns to nature photography under the influence of the work of Ernst Haas. In the late sixooties spends several months at the Hipp communes of the American South West. 1970 publication of his book The Alternative. Has recently shown grea interest in film and video. Lives in Cenoterb rook/USA.


James Dean in Times Square, New York, 1955


James Dean in diner, New York, 1954


James Dean in diner, New York, 1954


James Dean, Indiana, at his old school Fairmont High, 1955


James Dean


James Dean,on his uncle's farm, Fairmont, Indiana, 1955


James Dean, Fairmont, Indiana, on the farm of his Uncle Marcus Winslow, 1955


From James Dean: A Memorial Portfolio, 1955/1979


Marilyn Monroe watching the film 'Desireé', 1953

Audrey Hepburn on the set of 'Sabrina', 1954


Audrey Hepburn on the set of "Sabrina" (hat), 1954


Frank Sinatra on stage for JFK Inaugural Ball rehearsal, Washington DC, 1961




Open road for a biker, Colorado, 1971


Waiting trumpeter, 1958


Grace Kelly in her dressing room trailer during the film 'High Society' 1964


Venice Beach rock festival, 1968


William Orval 'Bill' Crow, New York, 1958


Ernest Miller, nicknamed Kid 'Punch' Miller, New Orleans, 1958


San Diego coastline, 1968


Louis Armstrong, last minute of concentration, 1958


Louis Armstrong in his dressing room at the Latin Casino, Philadelphia, 1958


Miles Davis, 1958


Miles Davis, Birdland, 1958


Earl Hines, James H. 'Jimmy' Archey, Francis Joseph 'Muggsy' Spanier, Earl Watkins, 1958


Mahalia Jackson Performs in Concert, 1961


Billie Holiday, 1958


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