Photography Decoded


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Susan Bright & Hedy Van Erp

Hardcover | 21 x 2.5 x 26 cm | 208 pp

Tate Publishing | 2019 | 9781781576809

A fantastic introduction to the study of photography, this book will equip you with all the tools you need to understand it in all its forms.

Using ten key questions, Photography Decoded launches a thought-provoking investigation into what really happens when you look at a photograph. Peeling back the layers of everything from the earliest daguerreotypes to your latest selfie, this book offers a guide on where to find meaning in an image, and how the photographer, current culture, and you yourself all collaborate in the creation of that meaning.

Susan Bright has contributed to numerous publications and is the author of Auto Focus: The Self-Portrait in Contemporary Photography and Art Photography Now.

Hedy Van Erp is a photo historian and writer. She has been curator at a host of leading institutions, including ICON and the Dutch National Portrait Gallery. She founded the first photo agency dedicated to art photography.

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