Photography: A Critical Introduction

Photography: A Critical Introduction


Photography: A severe Introduction was once the 1st introductory textbook to envision key debates in photographic concept and position them of their social and political contexts, and is now confirmed as one of many major textbooks in its box. Written specially for college students in greater schooling and for introductory collage classes, this totally revised variation presents a coherent advent to the character of photographic seeing.

Individual chapters cover:

  • Key debates in photographic idea and history
  • Documentary images and photojournalism
  • Personal and renowned photography
  • Photography and the human body
  • Photography and commodity culture
  • Photography as art

This revised and up to date 5th version includes:

  • New case reports on themes similar to: materialism and embodiment, the commodification of human event, and a longer dialogue of panorama as genre.
  • 98 images and pictures, that includes paintings from: invoice Brandt, Susan Derges, Rineke Dijkstra, Fran Herbello, Hannah Höch, Karen Knorr, Dorothea Lange, Chrystel Lebas, Susan Meiselas, Lee Miller, Martin Parr, Ingrid Pollard, Jacob Riis, Alexander Rodchenko, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman and Jeff Wall.
  • Fully up-to-date source details, together with publications to public information and precious websites.
  • A complete word list of phrases and a complete bibliography.

Contributors: Michelle Henning, Patricia Holland, Derrick expense, Anandi Ramamurthy and Liz Wells.

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