George Eastman: Bringing Photography to the People

George Eastman Bringing Photography to the People Author Lynda Pflueger are Kindle I am a history buff particularly US history I love visiting museums and libraries N

George Eastman: Bringing Photography to the People Author Lynda Pflueger are Kindle I am a history buff, particularly US history I love visiting museums and libraries Nothing pleases me than roaming around dusty old archives and finding diaries, letters, newspaper articles or photographs I can use in her books.. While history books consider George Eastman to be the father of photography, most people are unaware that his contributions to the world extended far beyond his multimillion dollar company, Eastman Kodak A banker by trade, his determination to improve and simplify his weekend hobby led to discovering cutting edge photographic technology and the birth of his own business.While history books consider George Eastman to be the father of photography, most people are unaware that his contributions to the world extended far beyond his multimillion dollar company, Eastman Kodak A banker by trade, his determination to improve and simplify his weekend hobby led to discovering cutting edge photographic technology and the birth of his own business A shrewd and principled businessman, he was a pioneer in customer service, employee relations, and worldwide product distribution A generous philanthropist, his donations helped build universities, improve healthcare, and advance scientific research His fascinating journey is deftly chronicled in George Eastman Bringing Photography to the People, where readers will be inspired by a man whose invention and passion improved the lives of millions of people and the pictures they took.. Popular Ebook George Eastman: Bringing Photography to the People This is an easy and fast read. A very concise biography. It doesn't delve in much details but it's useful in giving the highlights of Eastman life and work.I praise the effort and dedication of the author, and I surely recommend the book. It is a halfway between a wikipedia article and a complete biography.

  1. I am a history buff, particularly US history I love visiting museums and libraries Nothing pleases me than roaming around dusty old archives and finding diaries, letters, newspaper articles or photographs I can use in her books.

388 Reply to “George Eastman: Bringing Photography to the People”

  1. This is an easy and fast read A very concise biography It doesn t delve in much details but it s useful in giving the highlights of Eastman life and work.I praise the effort and dedication of the author, and I surely recommend the book It is a halfway between a article and a complete biography.


  2. Recently I heard from the author Lynda Pflueger about a new biography she wrote about George Eastman I always just associated photography with George Eastman but didn t know his personal story, so I was excited to learn about him Lynda mailed me her manuscript quickly after our email exchange When the book arrived I was thrilled to sit down and read about this man I realized there were many layers to him Many words that can be used to describe him Here are a few I immediately think of having re [...]


  3. I have to admit that despite being a history lover, not to mention a professional photographer for 25 years, it never occurred to me to wonder about the most important man in the history of the field Being a short tome, this book highlights only the most important moments of his life, both the ups and down of business as well as family, which mostly consists of his mother There s an interesting note about him being a fan of Stoic philosophy, which as you read on you realize explains a lot about [...]


  4. Author Lynda Pflueger is a brilliant researcher and you can see the passion for her subject reflected in the book She brings to life this intriguing character from history whose contribution and innovation to the camera and film launched the technology that benefits us generations later His life had layers of interest, meaning and it was a fun read, diving down through the fascinating facts of his life, his passions, his philanthropy and his beloved Kodak company It is written for an audience of [...]


  5. This is one of the first non fiction books I read this school year It is about the inventor I am studying about for the inventor project He is named George Eastman He invented roll film and Kodak The book gave us the history behind his life and what he did when he was living It listed many facts This book was really informative.


  6. An interesting account of a man whose private life was not that well known.I was given a digital copy of this book by the publisher via Netgalley in return for an honest unbiased review.


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