Focal Press Book: Photography as Activism: Images for Social Change

Focal Press Book: Photography as Activism: Images for Social Change

Focal Press Book: Photography as Activism: Images for Social Change

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Focal Press Book: Photography as Activism: Images for Social Change

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  • By Michelle Bogre
  • Full-Color with Inspiring Images
  • How to Get Exposure for Your Cause
  • Teaches Good Techniques
  • Numerous Famous Photographers Included
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The Focal Press book, Photography as Activism: Images for Social Change, by Michelle Bogre, is a guide to using your camera to draw attention to a cause; be it political, social, or environmental. "Photography as Activism" is a primer for beginning photographers, teaching you how to work with NGOs, how to distribute your images, and how to work in conflict zones. Filled with examples from photographers such as Ansel Adams and Nigel Barker this book outlines the link between photography and activism throughout the former's history, along with providing a plethora of inspiration.

Full-color with inspiring images
Will show you how to get exposure for your causes using your photographs
Covers major topics of activism such as: famine, war, environment, and much more
Teaches good techniques (for emotion to composition) to ensure you convey your message
Table of Contents
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Includes Philosophy of Activism
  • Explanation of Book
  • Chapter One: Activism: Practice and Process
  • Philosophy and Psychology
  • History: Early Activism
  • History: Early Conflict and War Photography
  • Social Reform and the Progressive Era
  • Farm Security Administration
  • Chapter Two: Moments in Time
  • Modern History
  • W. Eugene Smith
  • Mary Ellen Mark
  • Susan Meiselas
  • Donna Ferrato
  • British Activism: Chris Killip and Paul Graham
  • Stephen Shames
  • Sebastio Salgado
  • Chapter Three: Constructing a Better World
  • Photographer Profiles
  • Eugene Richards
  • Marcus Bleasdale
  • Tom Stoddart
  • Jonathan Torgovnik
  • Edward Kashi
  • Brent Stirton
  • Stephen Dupont
  • Walter Astrada
  • Appendix: Resources
  • Websites, Magazines & Galleries
  • Festivals & Events
  • Non-Profits & NGOs
  • Miscellaneous Projects
  • Foundations & Grants
  • Photographers & Artists
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Type of Media Book
Author Michelle Bogre
Publisher Focal Press
Publication Date October 21, 2011
Edition Not specified by manufacturer
ISBN-13 9780240812755
Number of Pages 184
Cover Type Soft
Dimensions Not specified by manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.9 x 8.9 x 0.5"
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