The nature of photographs

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Phaidon Press, 2007 - Photography - 133 pages
19 Reviews
A photo diary of the American photographer's road trip across America in the early 1970's. It features unpublished photographs from Shore's influential work that has been widely exhibited in the US but never captured in a book for the general public.

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User Review  - Meagan - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this. I wanted to learn from it. But in the end all I walked away with was a new familiarity with a handful of good photographs. No increased understanding of how the ... Read full review

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User Review  - John Orman - Goodreads

Shore includes about 50 photos by well-known photographers, such as Diane Arbus, Alfred Stieglitz, and Edward Weston. He uses them to instruct the reader in looking at and understanding photography ... Read full review


The Nature of Photographs
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About the author (2007)

Stephen Shore is Director of the photography programme at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, where he is the Susan Weber Soros Professor in the Arts.