Why People Photograph

Why People Photograph

Selected Essays and Reviews

Book - 1994
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A now classic text on the art, Why People Photograph gathers a selection of essays by the great master photographer Robert Adams, tackling such diverse subjects as collectors, humor, teaching, money and dogs. Adams also writes brilliantly on Edward Weston, Paul Strand, Laura Gilpin, Judith Joy Ross, Susan Meiselas, Michael Schmidt, Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and Eugene Atget. The book closes with two essays on "working conditions" in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century American West, and the essay "Two Landscapes." Adams writes: At our best and most fortunate we make pictures because of what stands in front of the camera, to honor what is greater and more interesting than we are.
Publisher: New York : Aperture, c1994
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780893816032
0893816035
9780893815974
0893815977
Branch Call Number: 770 A216p
770 Adams
770 Adams
Characteristics: 186 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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