The new edition of The Photography Handbook builds on previous editions’ illuminating overview of the history, theory and practice of the creation and consumption of photographic images, and engages with the practical and theoretical implications of the explosion of new platforms for making, viewing and distributing images.
New materials in this edition includes new chapters on ‘Photo-elicitation’ and ‘Photography and Technological Change’, exploration and analysis of ‘selfie’ culture, and extensive discussion of the work and practices by a new generation photographic artists.
The Photography Handbook, Third edition also features:
The Photography Handbook, Third edition is an invaluable resource for students, scholars and practitioners of photography, and all those seeking to understand its place in today’s society.
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
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