Adam Thorman's Reviews > Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography

Camera Lucida by Roland Barthes
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Aug 23, 2011

it was amazing

Like many a photography undergrad, I gave this book only half of my attention the first time around. Shelley Rice's interpretation of it got through to me, though, and I now teach it to my classes and love it. It's a love story about losing a mother and describes the line between sentimentality and strict critical analysis as well as any other book I know.

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