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Art Photography Now: Susan Bright: Book review

Art Photography Now; Susan Bright Susan Bright’s Art Photography Now claims to present “the work of eighty of the most important and best loved artist-photographers in the world today”.  It explores the subjects, styles and methods of leading photographers through sections focusing on Portrait, Landscape, Narrative, Object, Fashion, Document and City.  The analysis of each […]

On Sontag …

On Sontag “ … the photographic image eclipses other forms of understanding – and remembering…” Susan Sontag Susan Sontag (1933- 2004) was an American writer and filmmaker, literary commentator of iconic status, and political activist.  Her first essay was published in 1964 and started her on the route to an international cultural and intellectual celebrity  […]

Book review: Visual Culture by Howells and Negreiros

Visual Culture by Richard Howells and Joaquim Negreiros was my first dip into a book of any depth on this subject.  I found it an outstandingly good introduction, and although it only scratches the surface of a large and complex subject, it provides a strong foundation for further study.  Each chapter has a clear introduction […]

Review: The Digital SLR Handbook

This book is an offering from Michael Freeman upon which most of the early exercises in the DPP course are based.  The degree of benefit the reader gets from this book depends on their current level of experience as far as understanding digital capture is concerned and their approach to workflow, editing, image manipulation, storage […]

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