The Photography Handbook, Hardback Book

The Photography Handbook Hardback

Part of the Media Practice series


The new edition of The Photography Handbook builds on previous editions' illuminating overview of the history, theory and practice of the creation and consumption of photographic images, and engages with the practical and theoretical implications of the explosion of new platforms for making, viewing and distributing images.

New materials in this edition includes new chapters on `Photo-elicitation' and `Photography and Technological Change', exploration and analysis of `selfie' culture, and extensive discussion of the work and practices by a new generation photographic artists. The Photography Handbook, Third edition also features:exploration and discussion of key photographic terms, including composition, framing, visualisation, formalism and realismanalysis of the ethics of photojournalism, and ethical issues specific to digital photography practice todaycase studies illustrating different photographic production practices and specific related issues, including an assignment for the Guardian, the Libyan People's Bureau siege, and the work of war photographersa foregrounding of digital photographic practices, and exploration of areas including photographic manipulation, digital photojournalism, citizen journalists and copyright on the internetend of chapter summaries of key points, and an extensive glossary of essential photography terms. The Photography Handbook, Third edition is an invaluable resource for students, scholars and practitioners of photography, and all those seeking to understand its place in today's society.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 292 pages, 1 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Photographic equipment & techniques
  • ISBN: 9780415533027

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