Photography: A Very Short Introduction by Steve EdwardsPhotography: A Very Short Introduction by Steve Edwards

Photography: A Very Short Introduction

bySteve Edwards

Paperback | September 15, 2006

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Photographs are an integral part of our daily lives from sensationalist images in tabloid papers and snapshots, to art photograpy displayed in galleries and sold through international art markets. In this thought-provoking exploration of the subject, Edwards combines a sense of the historicaldevelopment of photography with an analysis of its purpose and meaning within a wider cultural context. He interrogates the way we look and think about photographs, and considers such issues as truth and recording, objectivity and fine art, identity and memory.
Dr Steve Edwards is Research Lecturer in Art History at the Open University. Publications include the successful Art and its Histories (Yale, 1999), as Editor.
Title:Photography: A Very Short IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.39 inPublished:September 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192801643

ISBN - 13:9780192801647

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Table of Contents

1. Forgetting Photography2. Documents3. Pictures4. What is a photograph?5. The apparatus and its image6. Fantasy and remembranceAfterword: Digital photographyFurther reading