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Photography: A 21st Century Practice
Photography: A 21st Century Practice

Photography: A 21st Century Practice

by Mark Chen, Chelsea Shannon


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In the era of digital photography and social media, where more than a billion photographs are taken daily, how do aspiring photographers set themselves apart and break new ground? The answers provided here are innovative, inclusive, explored in-depth and packaged into a toolbox the student can immediately put into practice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780367553524
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/27/2020
Pages: 682
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Mark Chen is a photographic artist, educator, and author. His practices center on the visual discourse on sustainability and climate change, among other environmental and social issues. He crosses media boundaries, sometimes collaboratively, from photography to other visual art forms, sound art, performance, and literature. Mark Chen has taught at the University of Houston, Houston Baptist University, and Houston Center for Photography, among other institutions. He is also an avid author, publishing eight books titles on photographic art and techniques, including this title from Routledge. He received an MFA degree from the University of Houston.

Chelsea Shannon is an art educator, historian, and writer. She holds an MA in art history with a focus on contemporary photography from the University of Houston. Shannon currently serves as the Manager for Interpretation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where she plans, produces, and evaluates the museum’s interpretive resources, including audio guides and digital interactive experiences. Prior to this appointment, she was the Program Coordinator for FotoFest’s Literacy Through Photography program, which places photographic artists in classrooms throughout the Houston, Texas area. Through her practice, Shannon seeks to foster inquiry, meaning-making, and discovery through engagement with works of art.

Table of Contents

1. Device 2. Optics 3. Exposure 4. Composition 5. Light 6. From Capture to Post Production 7. Traditional Process in 21st Century 8. Image Manipulation 9. Content and Concept 10. Video 11. New Technology, New Possibility 12. Interdisciplinary Collaborations 13. Presentation and Installation 14. The Talk

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