Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices

Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices

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ISBN-13: 9781138899810
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/17/2016
Series: Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education Series
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Edgar Gómez Cruz is a Vice-Chancellor Research Fellow at RMIT, Melbourne. He has published widely on a number of topics relating to digital culture, ethnography, and photography. His recent publications include the book From Kodak Culture to Networked Image: An Ethnography of Digital Photography Practices (2012). Current research investigates screen cultures and creative practices, which is funded through RCUK and Vice Chancellor research grants.

Asko Lehmuskallio is Chair of the ECREA TWG Visual Culture and founding member of the Nordic Network for Digital Visuality. As researcher at Universities of Tampere and Siegen, he specialises in visual culture, mediated human action and networked cameras. Recent books include Pictorial Practices in a "Cam Era": Studying non-professional camera use (2012) and #snapshot: Cameras amongst us (co-ed, 2014).

Table of Contents

Foreword

Richard Chalfen

Why Material Visual Practices?

Asko Lehmuskallio and Edgar Gómez Cruz

Part I: VARIANCE IN USE IN EVERYDAY PHOTOGRAPHY

1."I’m a picture girl!" Mobile photography in Tanzania

Paula Uimonen

2."Today I dressed like this": selling clothes and playing for celebrity. Self-representation and consumption on Facebook

Sara Pargana Mota

3. Amplification and Heterogeneity: Seniors and Digital Photographic Practices

Maria Schreiber

4. Illness, death and grief: the daily experience of viewing and sharing digital images

Montse Morcate and Rebeca Pardo

5. The Boston Marathon bombing investigation as an example of networked journalism and power of big data analytics

Anssi Männistö

6. Variance in Everyday Photography

Karin Becker

Part II: CAMERAS, CONNECTIVITY AND TRANSFORMED LOCALITIES

7. Photographs of Place in Phonespace. Camera Phones as a Location-Aware Mobile Technology

Mikko Villi

8. (Digital) Photography, Experience and Space in Transnational Families. A Case Study of Spanish-Irish Families living in Ireland

Patricia Prieto Blanco

9. Visual politics and material semiotics: The digital camera’s translation of political protest

Rune Saugmann Andersen

10. Linked Photography: A praxeological analysis of augemented reality navigation in the early twentieth century

Tristan Thielmann

11. Photographic Places and Digital Wayfaring: conceptualizing relationships between cameras, connectivities and transformed localities

Sarah Pink

Part III: CAMERA AS THE EXTENSION OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER

12. Exploring everyday photographic routines through the habit of Noticing

Eve Forrest

13. "Analogization": reflections on life-logging cameras, action cams and images’ changing meaning in a digital landscape

Paolo Favero

14. Photo-genic assemblages: Photography as a connective interface

Edgar Gómez Cruz

15. The camera as a sensor among many: The visualization of everyday digital photography as simulative, heuristic and layered pictures

Asko Lehmuskallio

16. Is the camera an extension of the Photographer?

Martin Lister

Outlook: Photographic Wayfaring, Now and to Come

Nancy Van House

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