Art & Visual Culture: Photography  

  • A User's Guide to the View Camera: Third Edition book cover

    A User's Guide to the View Camera

    Third Edition

    By Jim Stone

    This reissued third edition of A User’s Guide to View Camera introduces photographers to large-format cameras, covering their use with both film and digital capture. Readers will learn the anatomy of cameras with a separately adjustable back or front, the proper techniques for using view cameras,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28
    Focal Press

  • Rethinking Photography: Histories, Theories and Education book cover

    Rethinking Photography

    Histories, Theories and Education

    By Peter Smith, Carolyn Lefley

    Rethinking Photography is an accessible and illuminating critical introduction to the practice and interpretation of photography today. Peter Smith and Carolyn Lefley closely link critical approaches to photographic practices and present a detailed study of differing historical and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge

  • Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities book cover

    Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities

    Edited by Philip Carabott, Yannis Hamilakis, Eleni Papargyriou

    While written sources on the history of Greece have been studied extensively, no systematic attempt has been made to examine photography as an important cultural and material process. This is surprising, given that Modern Greece and photography are almost peers: both are cultural products of the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Photography: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Photography: A Critical Introduction

    5th Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    Photography: A Critical Introduction was the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts, and is now established as one of the leading textbooks in its field. Written especially for students in higher education and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-16
    Routledge

  • On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture book cover

    On Not Looking

    The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture

    Edited by Frances Guerin

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Framing the Interpreter: Towards a visual perspective book cover

    Framing the Interpreter

    Towards a visual perspective

    Edited by Anxo Fernández-Ocampo, Michaela Wolf

    Situations of conflict offer special insights into the history of the interpreter figure, and specifically the part played in that history by photographic representations of interpreters. This book analyses photo postcards, snapshots and press photos from several historical periods of conflict,…

    Paperback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge

  • Photography and Its Origins book cover

    Photography and Its Origins

    Edited by Tanya Sheehan, Andres Zervigon

    Recent decades have seen a flourishing interest in and speculation about the origins of photography. Spurred by rediscoveries of ‘first’ photographs and proclamations of photography’s death in the digital age, scholars have been rethinking who and what invented the medium. Photography and Its…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • Camera Constructs: Photography, Architecture and the Modern City book cover

    Camera Constructs

    Photography, Architecture and the Modern City

    Edited by Andrew Higgott, Timothy Wray

    Photography and architecture have a uniquely powerful resonance - architectural form provides the camera with the subject for some of its most compelling imagery, while photography profoundly influences how architecture is represented, imagined and produced. Camera Constructs is the first book to…

    Paperback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge

  • Witnessing Sadism in Texts of the American South: Women, Specularity, and the Poetics of Subjectivity book cover

    Witnessing Sadism in Texts of the American South

    Women, Specularity, and the Poetics of Subjectivity

    By Claire Raymond

    Looking at works by Carrie Mae Weems, Toni Morrison, Emily Dickinson, Flannery O'Connor, Dorothy Allison, Carson McCullers, and Zora Neale Hurston, Claire Raymond uncovers a pattern of femininity constructed around representations of sadistic violence in American women's literature and photography…

    Hardback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge

  • Collage and Architecture book cover

    Collage and Architecture

    By Jennifer A.E. Shields

    Collage and Architecture is the first book to cover collage as a tool for design in architecture, making it a valuable resource for students and practitioners. Author Jennifer Shields uses the artworks and built projects of leading artists and architects, such as Le Corbusier, Daniel Libeskind, and…

    Paperback – 2013-12-21
    Routledge

  • Landscapes of Holocaust Postmemory book cover

    Landscapes of Holocaust Postmemory

    By Brett Ashley Kaplan

    How do the spaces of the past stay with us through representations—whether literary or photographic? How has the Holocaust registered in our increasingly globally connected consciousness? What does it mean that this European event is often used as an interpretive or representational touchstone for…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art book cover

    Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art

    Edited by Anna Dezeuze, Julia Kelly

    Taking its departure point from the 1933 surrealist photographs of ’involuntary sculptures’ by Brassaï and Dalí, Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art offers fresh perspectives on the sculptural object by relating it to both surrealist concerns with chance and the…

    Hardback – 2013-04-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

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