Photography: A Critical Introduction / Edition 3

Photography: A Critical Introduction / Edition 3

by Liz Wells
     
 

ISBN-10: 041530704X

ISBN-13: 9780415307048

Pub. Date: 05/17/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415307048
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/17/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Thinking about photography : debates, historically and now9
2Surveyors and surveyed : photography out and about65
3'Sweet it is to scan...' : personal photographs and popular photography113
4The subject as object : photography and the human body159
5Spectacles and illusions : photography and commodity culture193
6On and beyond the white walls : photography as art245
7Photography in the age of electronic imaging295

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