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The nature of photographs

Author: Stephen Shore; Center for American Places.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
Series: Johns Hopkins paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How does a photograph "work?" In this book Stephen Shore brings together more than fifty images (by such photographers as Walker Evans, Eugene Atget, Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Frank Gohlke, Alfred Stieglitz, Lee Friedlander, Edward Weston, Robert Frank, William Eggleston, and Jan Groover) to illustrate a process of looking at and understanding photography. He traces the process by which the world in front of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shore, Stephen, 1947-
Nature of photographs.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)622810607
Named Person: Stephen Shore; Stephen Shore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Shore; Center for American Places.
ISBN: 0801857198 9780801857195 0801857201 9780801857201
OCLC Number: 36858265
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia"--Half title page.
Description: xvii, 86 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 23 cm.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins paperback.
Responsibility: Stephen Shore.
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Stephen Shore brings together more than 50 images to illustrate the process of looking at and understanding photography. He traces the process by which the world in front of the camera is transformed  Read more...

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