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Thinking Photographically: Developing Approaches to Photography

Thinking Photographically: Developing Approaches to Photography, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Mick Schofield
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Aiello, G., & Woodhouse, A. (2016). When corporations come to define the visual politics of gender: The case of Getty Images .  

Baker, G., & Baker, G. 2005. Photography’s Expanded FieldOctober, (114), pp. 120–140.  

Banks, Marcus, ‘The place of visual data in social research: A brief history’ in Using visual data in qualitative research, Sage, London, pp. 19-34.  

Barthes, Roland, 1981, Excerpt from Camera lucida, Hill and Wang, New York, NY, pp. 23-45 & pp. 63 – 72.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (IK 04/09/2019) 

Batchen, G. 2002. Each wild idea : writing, photography, history . Cambridge, Mass., London: MIT, pp. 109-143 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva      

Bate, D., 2010. The memory of photographyPhotographies3(2), pp.243-257. 

Baudelaire, Charles, 1859 [1956] ‘The salon of 1859: The modern public and photography’ in The mirror of art : critical studies, Doubleday, New York, NY, pp. 227-233

Baudrillard, J., 2000. Photography, or the writing of light. CTheory, pp.4-12.  

Bazin, A. 2004. What Is Cinema? - Volume I. University of California Press. Pages 9 -22

Benjamin, W. and Jennings, M.W., 2010. The work of art in the age of its technological reproducibility [first version]. Grey Room, pp.11-37.  

Berger, John, 2008 [1972], ‘Chapter 1’ in Ways of seeing : based on the BBC television series with John S. Berger., Penguin, London. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Biro, Matthew, 2012, ‘From analogue to digital photography: Bernd and Hilla Becher and Andreas Gursky’, History of photography., vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 353-366.  

Bourdieu, Pierre, 1990, ‘The social definition of photography’, in Photography : a middle-brow art, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, pp. 73-98. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Burgess, Jean, 2006, 'Hearing ordinary voices: Cultural studies, vernacular creativity and digital storytelling’, Continuum : journal of media and cultural studies., vol. 20, no.2, pp. 201-214.

Cabañes, Jason, 2017, ‘Telling migrant stories in collaborative photography research: Photographic selection practices and the mediation of migrant voices’, International journal of cultural studies. ISSN: 1367-8779. Online first. DOI: 10.1177/1367877917733542. 

Cabañes, Jason, 2017, ‘Migrant narratives as photo stories: On the properties of photography and the mediation of migrant voices’, Visual studies. ISSN: 1472-586X, vol. 32 no. 1, pp. 33-46.

Caple, Helen, 2013, ‘The multiple functionality of news images’ in Photojournalism : a social semiotic approach, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 55-90.

Chandler, Daniel 2014, ‘Signs’ in Semiotics for Beginners. Available at:

Crane, Susan, 2013, ‘The pictures in the background: History, memory, and photography in the museum’, in Memory and history : understanding memory as source and subject, ed. J Tumblety, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 123-140.

Emerling, Jae, 2012, ‘The thing itself’ in Photography : history and theory. Routledge, pp. 17-41.

Flusser, V., 2000, Towards a philosophy of photography . London: Reaktion. pp. 57-75 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva      

Fried, M. 2008. Why photography matters as art as never before . New Haven: Yale University Press. 5-24. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva     

Frosh, Paul, 2013, ‘Beyond the image bank: Digital commercial photography’ in The Photographic Image in Digital Culture 2ndEdition, Routledge, London, pp. 131-148.

Gunning, T., 2004. PLENARY SESSION II. Digital Aestethics. What’s the Point of an Index? or, Faking PhotographsNordicom Review25(1-2), pp.39-49.  

Hariman, Robert and Lucaites, John Louis, 2003, ‘Public identity and collective memory in U.S. iconic photography: The image of the “Accidental Napalm”’, Critical studies in media communication, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 35-66.

Harrison, Barbara, 2002, ‘Photographic visions and narrative inquiry’, Narrative inquiry., vol. 12 no. 1, pp. 87-111.

Hughes, Alex and Noble, Andrea 2003, ‘Introduction’ in Phototextualities : intersections of photography and narrative ISBN: 0826328253, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, pp. 1-18.

Jewitt, Carey and Oyama, Rumiko 2001, ‘Visual meaning: A social semiotic approach’ in Handbook of visual analysis ISBN: 0761964770 (pbk); 0761964762; 9781446205372 (ebk.), ed T. Van Leeuwen and C. Jewitt, Sage, London and Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. 134-156.

Kalin, J. 2013. Remembering with Rephotography: A Social Practice for the Inventions of Memories. Visual Communication Quarterly20(3), pp. 168–179.  

Kendall, L 2006, 'Something old... Remembering Korean wedding hall photographs from the 1980s', Visual Anthropology Review, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 1-19. Available online

Klett, M, 2011. Repeat Photography in Landscape Research. In The SAGE Handbook of Visual Research Methods.   

Kuhn, Annette, 2007, ‘Photography and cultural memory: A methodological exploration’, Visual studies., vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 283-292.  

Lury, C., 2013. Prosthetic culture. Routledge. 

Machin, David, 2004, ‘Building the world’s visual language: The increasing global importance of image banks in corporate media’, Visual communication., vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 316-336.

Osborne, P., 2010. Infinite exchange: The social ontology of the photographic image. Philosophy of Photography1(1), pp.59-68.  

Phillips, D 2009 ‘Actuality and affect in documentary photography’ in Howells, D and Matson, RW (eds) Using visual evidence ISBN: 9780335239719 (e-book), Open University Press, Maidenhead, pp. 55-77.

Rieger, J. 2011. 7 Rephotography for Documenting Social Change1. In The SAGE Handbook of Visual Research Methods.

Ritchin, F. 2009. After photography . New York ;: W. W. Norton, pp. 25-51 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .    

Rose, Gillian, 2012, ‘Institutions and ways of seeing’ in Visual methodologies : an introduction to researching with visual materials Sage, London, Thousand Oaks, CA, New Delhi, and Singapore, pp. 227-260. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Røssaak, E. ed., 2011. Between stillness and motion: Film, photography, algorithms. Amsterdam University Press, pp. 11-24.       

Scott, Clive, 1999, ‘The nature of photography’ in The spoken image : photography and language, Reaktion, London, pp. 17-45.

Sontag, Susan, 2002 [1977], ‘In Platos cave’ in On photography, Penguin, London, pp. 3-27. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Streeter, Thomas, Hintlian, Nicole, Chipetz, Samantha, and Callender, Susan, 2002, ‘ This is not sex: A web essay on the male gaze, fashion advertising, and the pose’. Available at:

Sturken, Marita and Cartwright, Lisa, 2005, ‘Practices of looking: Images, power, and politics’ in Practices of looking: An introduction to visual culture, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, pp. 10-44. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Sutton, D. 2009. Photography, cinema, memory : the crystal image of time. Minneapolis, Minn. ;: University of Minnesota Press, pp. 33-45      

Tagg, J., 1993. The burden of representation: Essays on photographies and histories (Vol. 80). U of Minnesota Press. pp. 1-21.      Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

van de Ven, Ariadne, 2011, ‘The Eyes of The Street Look Back: In Kolkata with a Camera Around my Neck’, Photographies, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 139-155.

Vestberg, Nina Lager, 2013, ‘The photographic image in digital archives’ in The Photographic Image in Digital Culture 2nd Edition, Routledge, London, pp. 113-130.

Zelizer, Barbie, 2004, ‘The voice of the visual in memory’ in K. R. Phillips (ed), Framing public memory, University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL, pp. 157-186. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

This list was last updated on 28/07/2021