Essay on the history of photography
History of Photography Essay - 831 Words
raise a question, to provoke a debate, so that we can discuss problems together and come up with solutions.” In this essay I aim to address the question how does Sebastiao Salgardo’s activist photography reflect against media journalism? I will be looking into a brief history of the movement of activist photography and will also looking into Sebastian’s background. I believe that Salgardo paints a true picture of what is going on in the country’s around the world, he visits these places and then becomes…
Photography Essays - History of Photography
Jean-Claude Lemagny and Andre Rouille have incorporated the trend toward specialization into their history by commissioning essays from international experts. Lemagny explains that “only a wide diversity of approaches could convey the equivocal nature of the roles which photography has played in the history of the world.” The editors have, however, made deft adjustments to these various theses to provide an editorial continuity and coherence. Their book, therefore, has the sweep and scope one might expect from a history, but it also contains the penetrating insights and details that come from specialization.