Treatise on Photography

We now present our photographic friends with the third edition of our TREATISE ON PHOTOGRAPHY . Since the second edition was issued no discoveries have been make of sufficient importance to materially alter the process generally ...

Treatise on Photography

Treatise on Photography

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On Photography
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Diarmuid Costello
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-22 - Publisher: Routledge

What is photography? Is it a source of knowledge or an art? Many have said the former because it records the world automatically, others the latter because it expresses human subjectivity. Can photography be both or must we choose? In On Photography: A Philosophical Inquiry, Diarmuid Costello examines these fascinating
On Photography
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Walter Benjamin
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

Walter Benjamin’s 1931 essay “A Short History of Photography” is a landmark in the understanding and criticism of the medium, offering surprising new takes on such photographic pioneers as David Octavius Hill and Nicéphore Niépce and their aesthetic and technical achievements. On Photography presents a new translation of that essay
On Photography
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Susan Sontag
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-04 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Susan Sontag's On Photography is a seminal and groundbreaking work on the subject. Susan Sontag's groundbreaking critique of photography asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. Photographs are everywhere, and the 'insatiability of the photographing eye' has profoundly altered our relationship with the world.
Fifty Key Writers on Photography
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Mark Durden
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Routledge

A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and examines the shifting
Susan Sontag's On Photography
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Nico Epstein
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-21 - Publisher: CRC Press

Susan Sontag’s 1997 text, On Photography, brought photographic theory into the university classroom with its staunch defence of the medium as art and inspired a new wave of Marxist Criticism in the field. Sontag explains the way in which we are addicted to images and depend on them for knowledge

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