The Photography Reader, Paperback

The Photography Reader Paperback

Edited by Liz Wells


The Photography Reader is a comprehensive introduction to theories of photography; its production; and its uses and effects.

Including articles by photographers from Edward Weston to Jo Spence, as well as key thinkers like Roland Barthes, Victor Burgin and Susan Sontag, the essays trace the development of ideas about photography.

Each themed section features an editor's introduction setting ideas and debates in their historical and theoretical context. Sections include: Reflections on Photography; Photographic Seeing; Coding and Rhetoric; Photography and the Postmodern; Photo-digital; Documentary and Photojournalism; The Photographic Gaze; Image and Identity; Institutions and Contexts.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 496 pages, 50 b&w photographs
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Photography & photographs
  • ISBN: 9780415246613



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