The Photography Reader: History And Theory by Liz WellsThe Photography Reader: History And Theory by Liz Wells

The Photography Reader: History And Theory

EditorLiz Wells

Paperback | August 8, 2018

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The Photography Readeris 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 Reader: History And TheoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 8, 2018Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415749182

ISBN - 13:9780415749183

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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