The Photography Handbook / Edition 1

The Photography Handbook / Edition 1

by Terence Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415115949

ISBN-13: 9780415115940

Pub. Date: 05/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Photography Handbook provides an introduction to the principles of photographic practice and theory and offers guidelines for the systematic study of photographic media. It explores the history of lens-based picture making and examines the mediums' characteristics, scope and limitations.

Equipping the reader with a vocabulary for photographic

Overview

The Photography Handbook provides an introduction to the principles of photographic practice and theory and offers guidelines for the systematic study of photographic media. It explores the history of lens-based picture making and examines the mediums' characteristics, scope and limitations.

Equipping the reader with a vocabulary for photographic phenomena and helping develop visual awareness and visual literacy, The Photography Handbook will enable students to familiarize themselves with current theoretical viewpoints and to evolve critical frameworks for their own photographic practice.

The Photography Handbook includes:

* an analysis of photographic theory
* an introduction to conceptual skills necessary for photography
* the historical background and rationale for photographic representation
* the camera as a documentary tool
* interviews with editors, photographers, picture editors and readers
* the effect of new technologies on photographic practice and an exploration of the shift from analogue to digital imagery
* over seventy images.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415115940
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Media Practice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Historical outline of photographic representation 2. Pre-production 3. The photographic image 4. Post-production 5. Photo-elicitation 6. The documentary photograph 7. Photography as a cultural critique 8. The ethics of photojournalism 9. Photography and Technological Change 10. Conclusion Glossary Notes Bibliography

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >