Photos Framed: A Fresh Look at the World's Most Memorable Photographs
Photos Framed: A Fresh Look at the World's Most Memorable Photographs
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Annotation: Explores more than two dozen famous and vivid photographs, from Louis Daguerre's 1844 formal portrait to a 2011 candid shot of a Cuban girl and her doll, to reveal the power of photographs to convey information and trigger powerful emotional responses.
Genre: Visual arts
Catalog Number: #88185
Format: Publisher's Hardcover
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Publisher: Candlewick Press
Copyright Date: 2014
Edition Date: 2014
Pages: 61 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-7636-7154-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-7636-7154-9
Dewey: 770
LCCN: 2013952838
Dimensions: 29 cm.
Language: English
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Organized into four sections focusing on portrait, nature, photography as art, and documentary photography, this is an illuminating examination of twenty-seven iconic photos from the nineteenth century to today. Each image gets a cleanly and consistently designed double-page spread including background information about the photo and the photographer, engaging "photo thoughts" questions, and "blow up" and "zoom in" sidebars. Glos., ind.
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Word Count: 8,308
Reading Level: 7.2
Interest Level: 4-7
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 7.2 / points: 1.0 / quiz: 168761 / grade: Middle Grades
Lexile: 1090L
Guided Reading Level: W
Fountas & Pinnell: W

Portrait. Nature. Art. Documentary. A look at some of the world’s most iconic photographs invites viewers to focus on the medium’s place in art and history.

Photographs can be beautiful or harrowing, honest or manipulative, dramatic or comforting. Photos Framed explores twenty-seven of the most important and vivid photos taken over the medium’s history, from a formal portrait of Louis Daguerre taken in 1844 to a candid shot of a Cuban girl and her doll in 2011. Readers are invited to use their powers of observation to zoom in on photographic elements, blow up details of the subject matter, think about the big picture, and pan out on the photographer. Photos Framed will open viewers’ eyes to the art of photography and its power to tell a story.

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