Photography is the art, science and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film, or electronically by means of an image sensor. Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure. The result in an electronic image sensor is an electrical charge at each pixel, which is electronically processed and stored in a digital image file for subsequent display o ...more

New Releases Tagged "Photography"

First to the Front: The Untold Story of Dickey Chapelle, Trailblazing Female War Correspondent
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1964: Eyes of the Storm
Dagen van zand
A Book of Days
Ordinary Notes
The Age of Light
The Little Teashop in Tokyo (Romantic Escapes, #6)
The Bohemians
The Poppy Wife
Still Pictures: On Photography and Memory
Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love
Billie Eilish
The Golden Hour
On Photography
Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera
Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography
The Photographer's Eye: Composition and Design for Better Digital Photos
The Digital Photography Book (Volume 1)
The Americans
Humans of New York
Vivian Maier: Street Photographer
The Camera (Ansel Adams Photography, #1)
Learning to See Creatively: Design, Color & Composition in Photography (Updated Edition)
The Digital Photography Book (Volume 2)
Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting
The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression
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Within the Frame: The Journey of Photographic Vision
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Diane Arbus
A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.
Diane Arbus

Susan Sontag
To photograph people is to violate them, by seeing them as they never see themselves, by having knowledge of them that they can never have; it turns people into objects that can be symbolically possessed. Just as a camera is a sublimation of the gun, to photograph someone is a subliminal murder - a soft murder, appropriate to a sad, frightened time.
Susan Sontag, On Photography

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