Art & Visual Culture: Photography  

  • Future North: the Changing Arctic Landscapes book cover

    Future North

    the Changing Arctic Landscapes

    Edited by Janike Kampevold Larsen, Peter Hemmersam

    What is the future for northern landscapes? How will they look? What will it be like to live there? Who will live there and how will they sustain themselves? More importantly still: How do our expectations, projections and actions now contribute to shaping the future north - its communities, its…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Landscape Architecture: History - Culture - Theory - Practice

  • Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists book cover

    Salted Paper Printing

    A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists

    By Christina Z Anderson

    Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists makes one of the oldest known photographic processes easy for the 21st century using simple digital negative methods. Christina Z. Anderson’s in-depth discussion begins with a history of salted paper printing, then…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18 
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens book cover

    Street Photography

    Creative Vision Behind the Lens

    By Valérie Jardin

    After working as a commercial photographer, Valérie Jardin now dedicates her time and passion to educating others. Since 2012, Valerie has taken her camera all over the world teaching students the art of storytelling in places where the people and streets abound: Paris, New York, Rome, Amsterdam,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Science for the Curious Photographer: An Introduction to the Science of Photography book cover

    Science for the Curious Photographer

    An Introduction to the Science of Photography, 2nd Edition

    By Charles S. Johnson, Jr.

    While there are many books that teach the "how-to" of photography, Science for the Curious Photographer is a book for those who also want to understand how photography works. Beginning with an introduction to the history and science of photography, Charles S. Johnson, Jr. addresses questions about…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Focal Press

  • Close-up and Macro Photography: Its Art and Fieldcraft Techniques book cover

    Close-up and Macro Photography

    Its Art and Fieldcraft Techniques

    By Robert Thompson

    Focusing on fieldcraft techniques for macro and close-up photography, Thompson covers the vital but often overlooked skills necessary to achieve consistent professional results in the field. Case studies covering a broad and often challenging group of subjects from the seashore to your back garden…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Focal Press

  • The Practical Zone System for Film and Digital Photography: Classic Tool, Universal Applications book cover

    The Practical Zone System for Film and Digital Photography

    Classic Tool, Universal Applications, 6th Edition

    By Chris Johnson

    This sixth edition of The Practical Zone System by Chris Johnson updates the classic manual on Ansel Adams's landmark technique for the digital age. For photographers working digitally or with film, in color or black and white, in the studio or on the go, this simple visual language helps to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Focal Press

  • Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics book cover

    Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics

    By Claire Raymond

    Women Photographers and Feminist Aesthetics makes the case for a feminist aesthetics in photography by analysing key works of twenty-two women photographers, including cis- and trans-woman photographers. Claire Raymond provides close readings of key photographs spanning the history of photography,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge

  • Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan book cover

    Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan

    Edited by Luke Gartlan, Roberta Wue

    This volume explores the early history of the photographic studio and portrait in China and Japan. The institution of the photographic studio has received relatively little attention in the history of photography; contributors here investigate various manifestations of the studio as a place and as…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall: History, Memory, Aesthetics book cover

    Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall

    History, Memory, Aesthetics

    By Peter Muir

    Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall: History, Memory, Aesthetics theorises images from Attie's 'The Writing on the Wall 1991-1993' installation as a memorial activity, and as an index or habitation for history. The images, which appeared in Berlin's Scheunenviertel district, are suspended by the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections book cover

    Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections

    By Eleanor M. Hight

    Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections examines the evidence left behind from a famous first encounter-that of prominent New England Americans with the remnants of feudal Japan in the 1870s and 1880s. The study reveals that, despite these Americans' varied reasons…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum: Exchanging Views of Empire book cover

    Photography, Natural History and the Nineteenth-Century Museum

    Exchanging Views of Empire

    By Kathleen Davidson

    The Victorian era heralded an age of transformation in which momentous changes in the field of natural history coincided with the rise of new visual technologies. Concurrently, different parts of the British Empire began to more actively claim their right to being acknowledged as indispensable…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Spectral Spaces and Hauntings book cover

    Spectral Spaces and Hauntings

    Edited by Christina Lee

    This anthology explores the spatial dimension and politics of haunting. It considers how the ‘appearance’ of absence, emptiness and the imperceptible can indicate an overwhelming presence of something that once was, and still is, (t)here. At its core, the book asks: how and why do certain places…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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