Photography: Theory

  • Perception and Imaging: Photography as a Way of Seeing book cover

    Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    Dr. John Suler is Professor of Psychology in the Science and Technology Center at Rider University. He has published widely on images in creativity, personal identity, psychotherapy, and interpersonal perception. As a longstanding member of online photo sharing groups, a founder of the new…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Concepts, Ideas, Materials, and Processes book cover

    Photographic Possibilities

    The Expressive Use of Concepts, Ideas, Materials, and Processes, 4th Edition

    By Robert Hirsch

    The long-awaited new edition of this seminal text features clear, reliable, step-by-step instructions on innovative alternative and traditional photographic processes. Over and above a full update and revision of the technical data, there are new sections on digital negative making,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Focal Press

  • Subtext: Critiquing individual photographs within a collective consciousness book cover

    Subtext

    Critiquing individual photographs within a collective consciousness

    By Andre Ruesch

    André Ruesch has been an active photographer for over thirty years. After receiving a BA in photographic studies at  Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, he moved to Albuquerque to receive his MA and MFA for graduate studies in photography at the University of New Mexico. While…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 
    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 
    Routledge

  • The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography book cover

    The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography

    4th Edition

    Edited by Michael R. Peres

    *Over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography book cover

    Seizing the Light

    A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography, 3rd Edition

    By Robert Hirsch, Robert Hirsch

    The definitive history of photography book, Seizing the Light: A Social & Aesthetic History of Photography delivers the fascinating story of how photography as an art form came into being, and its continued development, maturity, and transformation. Covering the major events, practitioners…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
    Focal Press

  • Photographers and Research: The role of research in contemporary photographic practice book cover

    Photographers and Research

    The role of research in contemporary photographic practice

    By Shirley Read, Mike Simmons

    This ground-breaking book situates research at the heart of photographic practice, asking the key question: What does research mean for photographers? Illuminating the nature and scope of research and its practical application to photography, the book explores how research provides a critical…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge

  • Visual Methods in the Field: Photography for the Social Sciences book cover

    Visual Methods in the Field

    Photography for the Social Sciences

    By Terence Heng

    The use of images, particularly photography, has been steadily gaining popularity in academia, but there has not yet been a book that deals with the act and process of photo-taking in the field. Drawing upon 21 years of photographic experience and sociological research, Terence Heng’s immersive and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Photography and Doubt book cover

    Photography and Doubt

    Edited by Sabine T. Kriebel, Andrés Mario Zervigón

    Recent decades have seen photography’s privileged relationship to the real come under question. Spurred by the postmodern critique of photography in the 1980s and the rise of digital technologies soon thereafter, scholars have been asking who and what built this understanding of the medium in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices book cover

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life

    Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices

    Edited by Edgar Gómez Cruz, Asko Lehmuskallio

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical studies on material visual practices explores the role that digital photography plays within everyday life. With contributors from ten different countries and backgrounds in a range of academic disciplines - including anthropology, media studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Langford's Basic Photography: The Guide for Serious Photographers book cover

    Langford's Basic Photography

    The Guide for Serious Photographers, 10th Edition

    Edited by Anna Fox, Richard Sawdon Smith

    This seminal photography text, now in its 10th edition and celebrating its 50th anniversary, has been revamped, reorganized, and modernized to include the most up-to-date, need to know information for photographers. Ideal for students, beginners, and advanced users wanting to brush up on the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge

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