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Picture perfect : life in the age of the photo op

Author: Kiku Adatto
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New edView all editions and formats
Publication:Rights, Action, and Social Responsibility
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We say the camera doesn't lie, but we also know that pictures distort and deceive. In Picture Perfect, Kiku Adatto brilliantly examines the use and abuse of images today. Ranging from family albums to Facebook, political campaigns to popular movies, images of war to pictures of protest. Adatto reveals how the line between the person and the pose, the real and the fake, news and entertainment is increasingly blurred.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adatto, Kiku, 1947-
Picture perfect.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007043298
(OCoLC)176648933
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kiku Adatto
ISBN: 9781400824557 1400824559
OCLC Number: 438802019
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 290 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The age of the photo op --
Picture perfect --
Photo-op politics --
Contesting control of the picture --
Exposed images --
Mythic pictures and movie heroes --
The person and the pose.
Responsibility: Kiku Adatto.
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We say the camera doesn't lie, but we also know that pictures distort and deceive. This title examines the use and abuse of images today.  Read more...

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