The Nature of Photographs is an essential primer of how to look at and understand photographs, by one of the world’s most influential photographers, Stephen Shore. In this book, Shore explores ways of understanding photographs from all periods and all types – from iconic images to found photographs, from negatives to digital files. This books serves as an indispensable tool for students, teachers and everyone who wants to take better pictures or learn to look at them in a more informed way.
Stephen Shore is a pioneering and influential photographer as well as an important teacher of both the theory and the practice of photography. He is Director of the photography programme at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
Illustrations: 86 illustrations