Photography: Theory

  • The Focal Press Companion to the Constructed Image in Contemporary Photography book cover

    The Focal Press Companion to the Constructed Image in Contemporary Photography

    Edited by Marni Shindelman, Anne Leighton Massoni

    This compendium examines the choices, construction, inclusions and exemptions, and expanded practices involved in the process of creating a photograph. Focusing on work created in the past twenty-five years, this volume is divided into sections that address a separate means of creating photographs…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Focal Press

  • Photography and Migration book cover

    Photography and Migration

    Edited by Tanya Sheehan

    Written in the context of unprecedented dislocation and a global refugee crisis, this edited volume thinks through photography’s long and complex relationship to human migration. While contemporary media images largely frame migration in terms of trauma, victimhood, and pity, so much more can be…

    Paperback – 2018-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Art, Media Design, and Postproduction: Open Guidelines on Appropriation and Remix book cover

    Art, Media Design, and Postproduction

    Open Guidelines on Appropriation and Remix

    By Eduardo Navas

    Art, Media Design, and Postproduction: Open Guidelines on Remix and Appropriation offers a set of open-ended guidelines for art and design studio-based projects. The creative application of appropriation and remix are now common across creative disciplines due to the ongoing recycling and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04 
    Focal Press

  • Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art: Optical Deconstructions book cover

    Design and Visual Culture from the Bauhaus to Contemporary Art

    Optical Deconstructions

    By Edit Tóth

    This book complements the more textually-based Bauhaus scholarship with a practice-oriented and creative interpretive method, which makes it possible to consider Bauhaus-related works in an unconventional light. Edit Toth argues that focusing on the functionalist approach of the Bauhaus has…

    Hardback – 2018-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Langford's Advanced Photography: The guide for aspiring photographers book cover

    Langford's Advanced Photography

    The guide for aspiring photographers, 9th Edition

    By Efthimia Bilissi, Michael Langford

    The ninth edition of Langford's Advanced Photography is completely updated to cover the art of photography with the latest improvements in gear and post-processing software and techniques, as well as business strategies for the ever-changing landscape, making it the only advanced photography guide…

    Paperback – 2018-05-18 
    Focal Press

  • The Photography Cultures Reader: Representation, Agency and Identity book cover

    The Photography Cultures Reader

    Representation, Agency and Identity

    Edited by Liz Wells

    The Photography History and Theory Reader is a comprehensive introduction to the history of photography; its production; and its uses and effects. Including writings by early photographers such as Fox Talbot, Daguerre, Cameron, Stieglitz, Niepce and Weston, as well as key thinkers like Roland…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture

    Edited by Moritz Neumüller

    The Routledge Companion to Photography and Visual Culture is a seminal reference source for the ever-changing field of photography. Comprising an impressive range of essays and interviews by experts and scholars from across the globe, this book examines the medium’s history, its central issues and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

  • Lenscratch - Contemporary Themes in Photography: 30 Profiles of Artists Photographing [Two Themes TBD], Book 2 book cover

    Lenscratch - Contemporary Themes in Photography

    30 Profiles of Artists Photographing [Two Themes TBD], Book 2

    By Greer Muldowney

    This book is the first of its kind to bring together and showcase contemporary photographers’ bodies of work, moving beyond the survey approach so often seen in photography today. Curated by Aline Smithson of the groundbreaking fine art photography blog Lenscratch, this book explores theme-based…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Focal Press

  • New Dimensions in Photo Processes: A Step-by-Step Manual for Alternative Techniques book cover

    New Dimensions in Photo Processes

    A Step-by-Step Manual for Alternative Techniques, 5th Edition

    By Laura Blacklow

    New Dimensions in Photo Processes invites artists in all visual media to discover contemporary approaches to historical techniques. Painters, printmakers, and photographers alike will find value in this practical book, as these processes require little to no knowledge of photography, digital means,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22 
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Photography: The Unfettered Image book cover

    Photography

    The Unfettered Image

    By Michelle Henning

    We live in a time in which photographs have become extraordinarily mobile. They can be exchanged and circulated at the swipe of a finger across a screen. The digital photographic image appears and disappears with a mere gesture of the hand. Yet, this book argues that this mobility of the image was…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Directions in Cultural History

  • Visual Ethics: A Guide for Photographers, Journalists, and Filmmakers book cover

    Visual Ethics

    A Guide for Photographers, Journalists, and Filmmakers

    By Paul Martin Lester

    Visual Ethics addresses the need for critical thinking and ethical behavior among professionals responsible for visual messages in photography and photojournalism, film, and digital media. From the author of Photojournalism: An Ethical Approach, published more than 20 years ago, this book goes…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Focal Press

  • The Pioneering Photographic Work of Hercule Florence book cover

    The Pioneering Photographic Work of Hercule Florence

    By Boris Kossoy

    This book delivers an in-depth analysis of Hercule Florence, who is virtually unknown despite being among the world’s photographic pioneers. Based on the texts of various manuscripts, letters, diaries, notes, and advertisements, this book answers numerous questions surrounding Florence’s work,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

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