photomania


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photomania

an abnormal love of light.
See also: Light, Manias
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PHOTOGRAPHER: Photomania Peter Ellis Peter Ellis | , 40, of North Shields, and Caroline Bradley, 35, of Durham, married in the Captain's Cabin on board HMS Trincomalee, Hartlepool, June 14, 2014.
'Omnivorous photomania' is how Matthew Witkovsky, of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, defines the phenomenon underlying the production of the images that he has selected for this exhibition, which opened in Edinburgh, its final venue, last month.
Out of this "photomania" came many of the great talents represented in the international illustrated press: Life magazine and the Parisian tabloid Vu are unthinkable without Martin Munkacsi and Andre Kertesz, both of whom got their start in Hungary.