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Ubiquitous Photography

Hand, Martin

9780745647159 - Ubiquitous Photography
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Artikelomschrijving

The rise of digital photography and imaging has transformed thelandscape of visual communication and culture. Events, activities,moments, objects, and people are captured and distributedas images on an unprecedented scale. Many of these are sharedpublicly; some remain private, others become intellectual property,and some have the potential to shape global events. In this timelyintroduction, the ubiquity of photography is explored in relationto interdisciplinary debates about changes in the production,distribution, and consumption of images in digital culture. Ubiquitous Photography provides a critical examination ofthe technologies, practices, and cultural significance of digitalphotography, placing the phenomenon in historical, social, andpolitical-economic context. It examines shifts in image-making,storage, commodification, and interpretation as highly significantprocesses of digitally mediated communication in an increasinglyimage-rich culture. It covers debates in social and culturaltheory, the history and politics of image-making and manipulation,the current explosion in amateur photography, tagging and sharingvia social networking, and citizen journalism.

Specificaties

Auteur Hand, Martin
ISBN/EAN 9780745647159
Druk 1
€ 21,46 € 23,84
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 03-11

Artikelomschrijving

The rise of digital photography and imaging has transformed thelandscape of visual communication and culture. Events, activities,moments, objects, and people are captured and distributedas images on an unprecedented scale. Many of these are sharedpublicly; some remain private, others become intellectual property,and some have the potential to shape global events. In this timelyintroduction, the ubiquity of photography is explored in relationto interdisciplinary debates about changes in the production,distribution, and consumption of images in digital culture. Ubiquitous Photography provides a critical examination ofthe technologies, practices, and cultural significance of digitalphotography, placing the phenomenon in historical, social, andpolitical-economic context. It examines shifts in image-making,storage, commodification, and interpretation as highly significantprocesses of digitally mediated communication in an increasinglyimage-rich culture. It covers debates in social and culturaltheory, the history and politics of image-making and manipulation,the current explosion in amateur photography, tagging and sharingvia social networking, and citizen journalism.

Specificaties

Auteur Hand, Martin
ISBN/EAN 9780745647159
Druk 1