Summer Reading B2G1 Free
 
 

Photography
Theory and Criticism


There are 346 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Photography - Theory and Criticism
Page 5 of 18 next

Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography
Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography
by Richard Bolton
Publisher Comments
Photography's great success gives the impression that the major questions that have haunted the medium are now resolved. On the contrary,the most important questions about photography are just beginning to be asked. These fourteen essays, with over 200... (read more)

List Price $61.25
Your price: $21.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Truth and Photography: Notes on Looking and Photographing
Truth and Photography: Notes on Looking and Photographing
by Jerry L. Thompson
Book News Annotation
Thompson, a professional photographer for over three decades, presents a series of essays exploring what ideas are in play when he looks at and thinks about what he sees, what he is seeing and thinking when he looks at a picture, and what he sees as a... (read more)

Your price: $25.25
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Le Corbusier & Lucien Herve: A Dialogue Between Architect and Photographer
Le Corbusier & Lucien Herve: A Dialogue Between Architect and Photographer
by Jacques Sbriglio
Synopsis
In 1949, the photographer Lucien Hervé (1910–2007) took a picture of an innovative apartment building in Marseille, France, and sent it to the building’s architect, Le Corbusier (1887–1965). Le Corbusier responded by asking Herv... (read more)

Your price: $74.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence
The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence
by Susie Linfield
Publisher Comments
In The Cruel Radiance, Susie Linfield challenges the idea that photographs of political violence exploit their subjects and pander to the voyeuristic tendencies of their viewers. Instead she argues passionately that looking at such images—and... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $21.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Classic Essays on Photography
Classic Essays on Photography
by Alan Trachtenberg
About the Author
Alan Trachtenberg is the Neil Gray, Jr. professor emeritus of English and American studies at Yale University and the author of several books, including Reading American Photographs: Images As History, Mathew Brady to Walker Evans and Shades of Hiawatha.... (read more)

Your price: $18.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era
The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Era
by William J Mitchell
Publisher Comments
An intelligent and readable approach to the digitization of images.... A useful overview of a critical subject.... (read more)

List Price $50.25
Your price: $14.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Waving Flags
Waving Flags
by Rut Blees (edt) Luxemburg
Publisher Comments
Highly illustrated, Waving Flags gathers 20 young international artists whose original work engages the potential and pitfalls of translation as a tool for the artist.... (read more)

Your price: $19.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Lacan At the Scene (09 Edition)
Lacan At the Scene (09 Edition)
by Henry Bond
Publisher Comments
andlt;Pandgt;What if Jacques Lacan--the brilliant and eccentric Parisian psychoanalyst--had worked as a police detective, applying his theories to solve crimes? This may conjure up a mental film clip starring Peter Sellers in a trench coat, but in andlt... (read more)

List Price $21.95
Your price: $11.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Meaning of Photography (Clark Studies in the Visual Arts)
The Meaning of Photography (Clark Studies in the Visual Arts)
by Robin Kelsey
About the Author
Robin Kelsey is John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvardand#160;University.Blake Stimson is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of California, Davis.... (read more)

List Price $32.95
Your price: $16.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Road to Seeing (Voices That Matter)
Road to Seeing (Voices That Matter)
by Dan Winters
Publisher Comments
After beginning his career as a photojournalist for a daily newspaper in southern California, Dan Winters moved to New York to begin a celebrated career that has since led to more than one hundred awards, including the Alfred Eisenstaedt Award for... (read more)

Your price: $89.99
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Literary Modernism and Photography
Literary Modernism and Photography
by Paul Hansom
Book News Annotation
Hansom (English, Santa Monica College) presents 14 essays that examine the relationship between Anglo-American modernist photography and modernist literature. They cover a range of topics, but share a theoretical approach that seeks to explore the... (read more)

Your price: $119.50
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Command to Look: A Master Photographer's Method for Controlling the Human Gaze
The Command to Look: A Master Photographer's Method for Controlling the Human Gaze
by William Mortensen
Publisher Comments
The Command to Look is considered one of Mortensenand#8217;s most momentous and rare books. Until now, copies on the antiquarian book circuit sold for many hundreds of dollars. It is a crucial book for understanding both Mortensenand#8217;s philosophy... (read more)

Your price: $20.00
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Photographies East (09 Edition)
Photographies East (09 Edition)
by Morris
Publisher Comments
For more than three decades, artist William Kentridge has explored in his work the nature of subjectivity, the possibilities of revolution, the Enlightenment’s legacy in Africa, and the nature of time itself. At the same time, his creative work has... (read more)

List Price $29.95
Your price: $19.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Photographer's Puzzle Book
Photographer's Puzzle Book
by Marcus Weeks
Publisher Comments
This compendium of camera-related conundrums is the perfect challenge to any shutterbug who thinks they know it all. There are over 100 tricky crossjigs, polyword puzzles, picture rebuses, word mazes and quizzes to tax even the most knowledgeable... (read more)

Your price: $10.99
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Food Styling and Photography for Dummies (For Dummies)
Food Styling and Photography for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Alison Parks-Whitfield
Publisher Comments
Discover how to style and shoot delicious food photos Whether you're an amateur taking shots for a food blog or a professional who captures culinary creations, Food Styling & Photography For Dummies shows you how to take the next step in your passion for... (read more)

List Price $29.99
Your price: $21.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Roland Barthes on Photography: The Critical Tradition in Perspective (Crosscurrents)
Roland Barthes on Photography: The Critical Tradition in Perspective (Crosscurrents)
by Nancy Shawcross
Publisher Comments
"A comprehensive study on Barthes and photography . . . the most studious research on the topic."--Antoine Compagnon, Columbia University and the Sorbonne "Interesting and significant. . . . Important for scholars, students, and general... (read more)

Your price: $79.75
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Photographic Theory in Historical
Photographic Theory in Historical
by Hilde Van Gelder
Publisher Comments
Photography Theory in Historical Perspective: Case Studies from Contemporary Art aims to contribute to the understanding of the multifaceted and complex character of the photographic medium by dealing with various case studies selected from photographic... (read more)

Your price: $115.50
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Digital Photography Composition for Dummies (For Dummies)
Digital Photography Composition for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Thomas Clark
Publisher Comments
Turn ordinary photographsinto striking works of art Are you an aspiring photographer looking to take your work to the next level? This hands-on, friendly guide shows you the elements, techniques, and conventions used by skilled and successful... (read more)

List Price $29.99
Your price: $21.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Twentieth Century United States Photographers: A Student's Guide
Twentieth Century United States Photographers: A Student's Guide
by Kristin G Congdon
Publisher Comments
Since the invention of the first camera through the advent of digital photography, men and women have sought to communicate a variety of messages and document a variety of experiences both personal and professional through their lenses. Hallmark and... (read more)

List Price $133.50
Your price: $33.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Photography and Writing in Latin America: Double Exposures
Photography and Writing in Latin America: Double Exposures
by Marcy E Schwartz
Publisher Comments
This is the first book to document the extensive collaboration between writers and photographers in Latin America from the Mexican Revolution through the twentieth century.... (read more)

List Price $35.00
Your price: $12.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


«prev 1 ... 3 4 5 7 ... 18 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 346 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Photography
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.