Category: C&N Part 1

Exercise – The real and the digital

Exercise Read the section entitled ‘The Real and the Digital’ in Wells, Liz. (2009) Photography: A Critical Introduction (4th edition). Abingdon: Routledge, pp.73–75. You’ll find this on the student website. Does digital technology change how we see photography as truth? Consider both sides of the argument and make some notes in your learning log. My Notes: Digital…

Project 4 The gallery wall – documentary as art

Look online at Paul Seawright’s work, Sectarian Murders. How does this work challenge the boundaries between documentary and art? Listen to Paul Seawright talk about his work at: http://vimeo.com/76940827 [accessed 24/02/14] What is the core of his argument? Do you agree with him? If we define a piece of documentary photography as art, does this change its meaning?…