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For someone who thinks they are getting a quick read on the subject, they may be very dissappointed.
For example, Sontag makes numerous assertions about photography which are stated as fact but not supported by any documentary evidence.
Now - as someone whom has been interested in and working with photography for 23 years now I found this book to be quite "fresh".
One of the greatest collections of essays whether you have an interest in photography or not... its the metaphor of life.Published 1 month ago by L. R. Kraft
A classic. There's nothing I could say that hasn't been said. If you are a student of photography, aesthetics, or art history and you have not read it, get it now!Published 1 month ago by LM
Insights into how we 'see' an image. Sontag is an intellectual, not a photographer, but how she understands our relationship to the visual image is an important slice of one's... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jim Brownett
This should be a must read for any photographer whose mind seeks to go beyond the technical aspects of photography. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Thomas B. Roach
Had some good things but couldn't agree with some of the ideals. description of photos will help me look at pictures diffPublished 6 months ago by Ronald Ridgway
Anyone holding a camera for the first time or seasoned professional should read this book. Brings insight into your worldPublished 7 months ago by JOANNE MCGETTRICK
Sontag is a great writer and it is a joy to read here comments on Photography. Lots of insight. The book is a little dated as it does not consider the current world where everybody... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Brad Millman
It's a excellent product. I like the product anytime, I recomended this because is really what I was expecting to receive.Published 8 months ago by Elena