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  • Why Art Photography?

    2nd Edition

    By Lucy Soutter

    The 2nd edition of Why Art Photography is an updated, expanded introduction to the ideas behind today’s striking photographic images. Lively, accessible discussions of key issues such as ambiguity, objectivity, fiction, authenticity and photography’s expanding field are supplemented with new…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Visual Ethics

    A Guide for Photographers, Journalists, and Filmmakers

    By Paul Martin Lester

    Visual Ethics addresses the need for critical thinking and ethical behaviour 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

  • Michael Fried and Philosophy

    Modernism, Intention, and Theatricality

    Edited by Mathew Abbott

    This volume brings philosophers, art historians, intellectual historians, and literary scholars together to argue for the philosophical significance of Michael Fried’s art history and criticism. It demonstrates that Fried’s work on modernism, artistic intention, the ontology of art, theatricality,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Starring Charles Dickens

    Multi-Media 'Boz' and the Culture of Celebrity

    By Joss Marsh

    As Joss Marsh observes in her stirring book on Dickens and cinema, Dickens was the first mass-mediated photographic celebrity of the modern era, more intimately "familiar" than any person in Britain besides the royal family. Suggesting Dickens's celebrity, as much as his work, contributed to the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Uncertain Images: Museums and the Work of Photographs

    By Elizabeth Edwards, Sigrid Lien

    Almost all museums hold photographs in their collections, and museum professionals and their audiences engage with photographs in a myriad of ways. Yet despite some three decades of critical museology and photographic theory, and an extensive debate on the politics of representation, outside art…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Cartographic abstraction in contemporary art

    seeing with maps

    By Claire Reddleman

    In this book, Claire Reddleman introduces her theoretical innovation "cartographic abstraction"—a material modality of thought and experience that is produced through cartographic techniques of depiction. Reddleman closely engages with selected artworks (by contemporary artists such as Joyce…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Rick Sammon's Exploring Photographic Exposure

    Master Image Capture

    By Rick Sammon

    Light is the primary element of any photograph, but it may also be the most frustrating. Rick Sammon can help you eliminate those frustrations. With over 250 new images, Exploring Photographic Exposure takes you through the basics of exposure and how to apply them in any setting; from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Focal Press

  • Perception and Imaging

    Photography as a Way of Seeing, 5th Edition

    By Richard D. Zakia, John Suler

    When you look at an image, what do you see, think, and feel? How do you want your audience to react when they view your work? For over 30 years the late Richard Zakia helped photographers enrich their creative vision through his classic book, Perception and Imaging. Now he is joined by co-author…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Focal Press

  • Visualizing War

    Emotions, Technologies, Communities

    Edited by Anders Engberg-Pedersen, Kathrin Maurer

    Wars have always been connected to images. From the representation of war on maps, panoramas, and paintings to the modern visual media of photography, film, and digital screens, images have played a central role in representing combat, military strategy, soldiers, and victims. Such images evoke a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Travel Marketing and Popular Photography in Britain, 1888–1939

    Reading the Travel Image

    By Sara Dominici

    This book explores how popular photography influenced the development of British travel marketing in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Taking as its touchstone the image archive of the Polytechnic Touring Association, a London-based, originally philanthropic, travel firm, the book…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Street Photography

    Creative Vision Behind the Lens

    By Valérie Jardin

    With both training and preparation, a street photographer needs to make rapid decisions; there may only be a fraction of a second to immortalize a moment in time that has never happened before and will never happen again. This is where Street Photography: Creative Vision Behind the Lens comes in.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26
    Focal Press

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