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Book review: 'How to read a photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers' by Ian Jeffrey

‘How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers’ by Ian Jeffrey (2008) and published by Thames and Hudson is suggested as ‘further reading’ for Part Four (Reading Images) of the Context and Narrative OCA course. 387 more words

Research And Reflection

Reading Photographs (ii)

Question: Can you think of any photographs that are not used as a means of expression or communication?

Photographs that appear at first glance, especially when viewed as a collection, to be devoid of communication or expression are those that fall within the category New Topographics. 426 more words

Stephen Shore

Researching Architectural Palimpsest


“A manuscript or piece of writing material on which later writing has been superimposed on effaced earlier writing.” (1)

“Something reused or altered but still bearing visible traces of its earlier form.” (1) 1,559 more words

Research And Reflection

The Photo That Made Me: Stephen Shore, Tarrytown, N.Y., 1960

TIME LightBox talks to Stephen Shore as part of our series “The Photo That Made Me”, in which photographers tell us about the one photograph they made that they believe jump-started their career, garnered them international attention, or simply reflected their early interest in photography. 443 more words


Stephen Shore is one of my favorite photographers ever. I found him at the Stand Bookstore in New York City, bought the book and fell in love with his work. 78 more words


Stephen Shore

Stephen Shore è uno dei miei fotografi preferiti, da cui traggo ispirazione ed anche serenità quando ne guardo le fotografie :)


Per chi non lo conoscesse, riporto una breve biografia presa online: 945 more words



Chas Kincaid Grocery Store, Fort Worth, TX by Stephen Shore
(credit: stephenshore.net)

As part of Phaidon‘s Decade interview series, Shore also mentioned: “For me the pictures I make are the byproducts of my explorations, not an end in themselves.” Read more here.