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Witness in our time : working lives of documentary photographers

Author: Ken Light
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : National government publication : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The second edition includes a new section of interviews on documentary photography in the field and an exploration of the role of photojournalism in 21st-century media."--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Documentary photography
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Light
ISBN: 9781588342980 1588342980
OCLC Number: 656213167
Description: xiii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Seeing and believing / Kerry Tremain --
Hansel Mieth: the depression and the early days of Life --
Walter Rosenblum: Lewis Hine, Paul Strand, and the Photo League --
Michelle Vignes: Magnum Photo Agency : the early years --
Wayne Miller: World War II and the family of man --
Peter Magubane: a black photographer in Apartheid South Africa --
Matt Herron: the Civil Rights movement and the Southern documentary project --
Jill Freedman: Resurrection City --
Mary Ellen Mark: streetwise photographer --
Earl Dotter: the United Mine Workers --
Eugene Richards: Americans we --
Susan Meiselas: Central America and human rights --
Sebastião Salgado: workers --
Graciela Iturbide: the indigenous of Mexico --
Antonin Kratochvil: the fall of the Iron Curtain --
Donna Ferrato: living with the enemy : domestic violence --
Joseph Rodriguez: in the barrio --
Dayanita Singh: a truer India --
Fazal Sheikh: portrait of a refugee --
Gifford Hampshire: the Environmental Protection Agency's Project DOCUMERICA --
Peter Howe: Life magazine and Outtakes --
Colin Jacobson: Independent magazine and Reportage --
Anne Wilkes Tucker: the museum context --
Fred Ritchin: the fish are last to know about the water: the emerging digital revolution --
Rondal Partridge: Dorothea Lange in the field --
Don McCullin: Vietnam : the Battle of Hue, 1968 --
Bill Owens: Suburbia and a passion for seeing his world --
Larry Fink: Social graces --
David Goldblatt: once an enemy : Apartheid and the New South Africa --
Maya Goded: Tierra Negra --
Afterword: Witness in our time / Ken Light.
Responsibility: Ken Light ; introduction by Kerry Tremain.

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"The second edition includes a new section of interviews on documentary photography in the field and an exploration of the role of photojournalism in 21st-century media."--Publisher.

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