The Photography Handbook (Media Practice)
Routledge | 1999-05-14 | ISBN: 0415115949 | 208 pages | PDF | 1.5 MB
The Photography Handbook provides an introduction to the principles of photographic practice and theory and explores the history of lens-based picture making, examining the medium's characteristics, scope and limitations. Helping the reader develop visual awareness and visual literacy, The Photography Handbook discusses current theoretical viewpoints and critical frameworks to enhance their own photographic practice. Terence Wright also addresses topics such as the camera as a documentary tool and the effect of new technologies on photographic practice. With over seventy images and interviews with editors and photographers, The Photography Handbook serves as a comprehensive introduction to photographic theory and practice.