Photography: A Critical Introduction

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Psychology Press, 2004 - Photography - 382 pages
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This new edition of Photography: A Critical Introduction retains the thematic structure and text features of its predecessors but also expands coverage on photojournalism, digital imaging techniques, race and colonialism.

The content has been updated with additional international and contemporary examples and images throughout and the inclusion of colour photos, and 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.

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.

 

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Great book, a companion for any student photographer wanting to know the theories behind image making in modern and past times. The reading can be quite heavy and a little "Arty" but quite understandable considering the connection Read full review

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Great book, a companion for any student photographer wanting to know the theories behind image making in modern and past times. The reading can be quite heavy and a little "Arty" but quite understandable considering the connection Read full review

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