The Photography Reader by Liz WellsThe Photography Reader by Liz Wells

The Photography Reader

EditorLiz Wells

Paperback | December 20, 2002

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The Photography Reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including articles by photographers from Edward Weston to Jo Spence, as well as key thinkers like Roland Barthes, Victor Burgin and Susan Sontag, the essays trace the development of ideas about photography. Each themed section features an editor's introduction setting ideas and debates in their historical and theoretical context.

Sections include: Reflections on Photography; Photographic Seeing; Coding and Rhetoric; Photography and the Postmodern; Photo-digital; Documentary and Photojournalism; The Photographic Gaze; Image and Identity; Institutions and Contexts.
Title:The Photography ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.65 × 6.75 × 1 inPublished:December 20, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041524661X

ISBN - 13:9780415246613

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¿A valuable and accessible resource ¿ an outstanding aid for photography students and enthusiasts ¿ highly recommended.¿ - Media International Australia inc Culture & Policy