David Bate, Photography: Art Essentials is an introductory guide to photography as single images, exhibitions and photobooks that have been landmark events in the history of photography, and contributed to vital shifts in outlook, value and approach. The book includes a range of different global examples to present a thoroughly inclusive and diverse account of the contributions of photographers from the birth of photography to the present day.

Photography: Art Essentials is published by Thames & Hudson and available from 30 September 2021.