On Photography

Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism. One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, "On Photography" first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as " a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photographs." It begins with the famous " In Plato' s Cave" essay, then offers five other prose meditations on this topic, and concludes with a fascinating and far-reaching " Brief Anthology of Quotations."

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  • Author : Susan Sontag
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Pages : 207 pages
  • ISBN : 9780795000508
  • Rating : 4/5 from 17 reviews
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On Photography

On Photography
  • Author : Susan Sontag
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 June 2001
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Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism. One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, "On Photography" first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as " a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photographs." It begins with the famous " In Plato' s Cave" essay, then offers five other prose meditations on this topic, and concludes with a fascinating and far-reaching " Brief Anthology of Quotations."

On Photography

On Photography
  • Author : Susan Sontag
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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This is a study of the force of photographic images which are continually inserted between experience and reality. Sontag examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in our lives.

On Photography

On Photography
  • Author : Susan Sontag
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKOn Photography

This is a study of the force of photographic images which are continually inserted between experience and reality. Sontag examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in our lives.

On Photography

On Photography
  • Author : Susan Sontag
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 01 April 2011
GET THIS BOOKOn Photography

Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism. One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as "a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photographs." It begins with the famous "In Plato's Cave"essay, then offers five other prose meditations on this topic, and concludes with a fascinating and far-reaching "Brief Anthology of Quotations."

Photographers on Photography

Photographers on Photography
  • Author : Henry Carroll
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release : 22 October 2018
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Through a carefully curated selection of quotations, images, and interviews, Photographers on Photography reveals what matters most to fifty masters of photography. With enlightening text by Henry Carroll, author of the internationally bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, you'll discover how the giants of the genre developed their distinctive visual styles and the core ideas that underpin their practice. The insightful perspective from these influential artists will inspire your own photographic process and, most importantly,

Camera Lucida

Camera Lucida
  • Author : Roland Barthes
  • Publisher : Hill and Wang
  • Release : 12 October 2010
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A graceful, contemplative volume, Camera Lucida was first published in 1979. Commenting on artists such as Avedon, Clifford, Mapplethorpe, and Nadar, Roland Barthes presents photography as being outside the codes of language or culture, acting on the body as much as on the mind, and rendering death and loss more acutely than any other medium. This groundbreaking approach established Camera Lucida as one of the most important books of theory on the subject, along with Susan Sontag's On Photography.

On Photography

On Photography
  • Author : Diarmuid Costello
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 September 2017
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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 questions and more, drawing on images by Alfred Stieglitz, Berenice Abbott, Paul Strand, Lee Friedlander, James Welling, and Wolfgang Tillmans, among others, and the writings of Elizabeth Eastlake, Peter Henry

On Photography

On Photography
  • Author : Walter Benjamin
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release : 15 October 2015
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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 along with a number of other writings by Benjamin, some of them presented in English for the first time. Translator and editor Esther Leslie sets Benjamin’s work

Photographers on Photography

Photographers on Photography
  • Author : Henry Carroll
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release : 22 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKPhotographers on Photography

Through a carefully curated selection of quotations, images, and interviews, Photographers on Photography reveals what matters most to fifty masters of photography. With enlightening text by Henry Carroll, author of the internationally bestselling Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs series, you'll discover how the giants of the genre developed their distinctive visual styles and the core ideas that underpin their practice. The insightful perspective from these influential artists will inspire your own photographic process and, most importantly,

Susan Sontag's On Photography

Susan Sontag's On Photography
  • Author : Nico Epstein
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 21 February 2018
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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 of our surroundings and the problems and challenges this causes. Already an established academic figure, Sontag brought Walter Benjamin’s theories in into the academic mainstream. The book retains its

Fifty Key Writers on Photography

Fifty Key Writers on Photography
  • Author : Mark Durden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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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 perception of the medium over the course of its 170 year history. Key writers discussed include: Roland Barthes Susan Sontag Jacques Derrida Henri Cartier-Bresson Geoffrey Batchen Fully cross-referenced and in an

Illuminations

Illuminations
  • Author : Liz Heron,Val Williams
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 03 March 1996
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The first anthology of its kind, Illuminations presents a comprehensive selection of women’s writings on photography. It proposes a new and different history by demonstrating the ways in which women’s perspectives have advanced photographic criticism over the last 150 years. Extraordinarily wide-ranging in its scope, this collection chronicles the role of women in photography as critics, historians, and practitioners. Readers will find Julia Margaret Cameron’s bold description of her photographic method, Rosalind Krauss’s exploration of what the