The Photography Handbook
Series Editor: James Curran
Routledge – 2004 – 256 pages
Series: Media Practice
Revised and updated, this second edition of The Photography Handbook provides an introduction to the principles of photographic practice and theory and offers guidelines for the systematic study of photographic media.
Including a new chapter on the ethics of photojournalism, and an expanded chapter on digital photography, as well as a new section on research in photography, The Photography Handbook includes:
Each chapter now ends with a useful summary of its key points, and equip the reader with a vocabulary for photographic phenomena and help develop visual awareness and visual literacy. The Photography Handbook will enable students to familiarize themselves with current theoretical viewpoints and to evolve critical frameworks for their own photographic practice.
1. Historical Outline of Photographic Representation 2. Pre-Production 3. The Photographic Image 4. Post-Production 5. The Documentary Photograph 6. Photography as a Digital Critique 7. Characteristics of Digital Photography 8. Conclusion. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography