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351.01   Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii: Colour landscapes
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351.01   Landscape >  Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii: Colour landscapes 
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Generally it is not appreciated just how early color photography took place and the wide variety of different techniques that were used to achieve it. These early landscape photographs of forests taken by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863 - 1943) used a three-color separation system that he had invented requiring three frames on a single glass plate.
A collection of his work is available at the Library of Congress [Prints and Photographs Division]. 
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General reading 
Roberts, Pam, 2007, A Century of Colour Photography: From the Autochrome to the Digital Age, (London: Andre Deutsch) [Δ
Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Eliot Porter 
Porter, Eliot, 1966, The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado, (San Francisco: Sierra Club) [David Brower (ed.)] [Δ
Porter, Eliot, 1979, Intimate Landscapes: Photographs by Eliot Porter, (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art) [Essay by Weston J. Naef] [Δ
Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii 
Allshouse, Robert H. (ed.), 1980, Photographs for the Tsar: The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II, (Doubleday) isbn-10: 0385271581 isbn-13: 978-0385271585 [Δ
Prokudin-Gorskii, Sergei Mikhailovich, 2012, Nostalgia: The Russia of Czar Nicholas II in laboriously restored historical color photographs by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii, (Gestalten Press) isbn-13: 978-3899554397 [Δ
Stephen Shore 
Lange, Christy, Fried, Michael & Sternfeld, Joel, 2008, Stephen Shore, (New York: Phaidon) [Δ
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Gabriel Lippmann  (1845-1921) • Lumière Brothers • Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii  (1863-1943) • Jean-Baptiste Tournassoud  (1866-1951)
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