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Free read ¸ E-book, or Kindle E-pub î Jerry L. Thompson Otographs by Eugene Atget Garry Winogrand Marcia Due Walker Evans and Robert Frank Forcefully and persuasively he argues for photography as a medium whose business is not constructing fantasies pleasing to the eye or imagination but describing the world in the toughest and deepest way. I enjoyed the connections to epistemology especially as they focused on the importance of process patience practice

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Characters à Why Photography Matters 109 Ú [Read] ➪ Why Photography Matters By Jerry L. Thompson – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk Photography matters writes Jerry Thompson because of how it works not only as an artistic medium but also as a way of knowing With this provocative observation Thompson begins a wide ranging and lucid Photogr Photography matters writes Jerry Thompson because of how it works not only as an artistic medium but also as a way of knowing With this provocative observation Thompson begins a wide ranging and lucid meditation on why photography is uniue among the picture making arts He constructs a. Jerry Thompson's short under 100 pages meditation on various philosophical aspects of photography often reads too dry and academic for my particular tastes I actually would have preferred MORE talk about photographers photography and the art of taking photographs instead of the numerous attempts by Thompson to link some strand of artistic philosophy to the act of taking a picture Also as a former assistant of Walker Evans this is very heavy on him a photographer I happen to admire greatly but I do wish there were other photographers discussed The bit with Gary Winogrand was much needed Had this book been longer I highly doubt I would have made it to the end but as I said it was less than 100 pages and it did make me think some about my own work as a photographer use patience something I already do since I shoot film each photo costs instincts think about the entire image

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Why Photography MattersN argument that moves with natural logic from Thomas Pynchon and why we read him for his vision and not his command of Why Photography MOBI #8608 miscellaneous facts to Jonathan Swift to Plato to Emily Dickinson who wrote Tell all the Truth but tell it slant to detailed readings of ph. As far as the books I've read on Photography theory this one has been the most relevant to the view of the photographer and what their work has to say Thompson's references to various artists are unmemorable though and there are many moments the author goes on unnecessarily long trying to validate his opinion On the positive side there are some revelations that stand out from the rest and are worth going back to It was also nice to read theory from an artist's perspective for a change