This seminal text for photography students identifies key debates in photographic theory, stimulates discussion and evaluation of the critical use of photographic images and ways of seeing. This new edition retains the thematic structure and text features of its predecessors but also expands coverage on photojournalism, digital imaging techniques, race and colonialism. The content is updated with additional international and contemporary examples and images throughout and the inclusion of colour photos. Features of this new edition include: *Key concepts and short biographies of major thinkers *Updated international and contemporary case studies and examples *A full glossary of terms, a comprehensive bibliography *Resource information, including guides to public archives and useful websites
Photography: A Critical Introduction was the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts, and is now established as one of the leading textbooks in its field. Written especially for students in higher education and for introductory college courses, this fully revised edition provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic seeing. Individual chapters cover: Key debates in photographic theory and history Documentary photography and photojournalism Personal and popular photography Photography and the human body Photography and commodity culture Photography as art This revised and updated fifth edition includes: New case studies on topics such as: materialism and embodiment, the commodification of human experience, and an extended discussion of landscape as genre. 98 photographs and images, featuring work from: Bill Brandt, Susan Derges, Rineke Dijkstra, Fran Herbello, Hannah Höch, Karen Knorr, Dorothea Lange, Chrystel Lebas, Susan Meiselas, Lee Miller, Martin Parr, Ingrid Pollard, Jacob Riis, Alexander Rodchenko, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman and Jeff Wall. Fully updated resource information, including guides to public archives and useful websites. A full glossary of terms and a comprehensive bibliography. Contributors: Michelle Henning, Patricia Holland, Derrick Price, Anandi Ramamurthy and Liz Wells.
Author: Larry P. Gross
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
'Image Ethics in the Digital Age' brings together leading experts in the fields of journalism, media studies, & law to address the challenges presented by new technology & assess the implications for personal & societal values & behavior.
Terrorism and violence from Beirut to Belfast, from Cyprus to Soweto, from Munich to Mogadishu. The Ayatollah Khomeini, Tricky Dicky Nixon, General Amin, Pol Pot, - young Michael Jackson and ageing Elvis - explosively revealed by the Camera's silent witness.
Author: Nicholas Yapp
Release Date: 1998-09-01
A divided decade - the world at war, its triumphs and tragedies, victories and victims. Peace, rest, recovery and rebuilding. Here are new hopes and new problems - the tumult of history through the eye of the camera.
Author: Mqp Creative
Publisher: William Morrow
Release Date: 2000-11-21
Genre: Family & Relationships
A stylish collection of timeless photographs from the Hulton Getty Picture collection perfectly complemented with classic quotations about friends and friendship from Lord Byron to Bette Davis and from Walt Whitman to Richard Burton.
Terrorisme et violence de Beyrouth à Belfast, de Chypre à Soweto, de Munich à Mogadiscio. L'ayatollah Khomeini, Tricky Dicky Nixon, le général Amin Dada, Pol Pot - Michael Jackson adolescent et Elvis vieillissant - révélés de manière explosive par le témoignage silencieux de la photographie.