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The documentary photograph as historical evidence

Charles Craig

The documentary photograph as historical evidence

a critical appraisal

by Charles Craig

  • 318 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photography, Documentary.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    StatementCharles Craig.
    SeriesCroom Helm studies on film, television and the media
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR820.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(208)p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15150182M
    ISBN 100709934548
    OCLC/WorldCa12807244

      Ken Burns' Civil War series is arguably one of the best documentary series there has ever been made on a subject in American history, while his series on Prohibition and the settling of the West are fascinating as well. They don't evade some of the pitfalls of pop history, but of course there's a trade-off between the historian's tendency to dissect enormous complexity, and accessibility to a.   In her book Documentary Photography Reconsidered, copyright lawyer and photographer Michelle Bogre is an enthusiastic advocate for photography, especially when it is used to document, bear witness, stake evidence, and execute non-fictional narrative. Her book is an in-depth approach to reframing.

      The historical documentary is also a construction reflecting the biases of its form. monastic book production in the early Middle Ages and secular book production for universities and the luxury book trade in the later Middle Ages. it suggests that knowledge of the Middle Ages is based on fragmentary evidence. Adding Meaning with Sound. Until the mid-twentieth century, documentary photography was a vital way of bearing witness to world events: from shoot-from-the-hip photographs of the Spanish Civil War by Robert Capa to the considered portraits of poor farmers by Dorothea Lange.. social documentary photography. During this period the tradition of documentary photography was reinvented.

    (shelved 1 time as historical-documentary) avg rating — 96, ratings — published Want to Read saving. () (arguing that a North Carolina case excluding a photograph as substantive evidence was incorrectly decided); Dillard S. Gardner, The Camera Goes to Court, 24 N.C. L. REV. () (stating that photographs properly taken are "the very highest type of evidence" and suggesting that those courts that limit photographs to "illustrative.


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Documentary images that often illustrate textbooks but are almost never considered as historical evidence in their own right. Written by James Curtis, this guide offers a brief history of documentary photography, examples of what questions to ask when examining a documentary photograph, and an annotated bibliography and list of onlineFile Size: KB.

A photograph of a crime scene would be considered “documentary evidence.” The ultimate purpose of a “chain of custody” with evidence is to provide “authentication” of that evidence so that it is admissible in court.

Documentary photography is undergoing an unprecedented transformation as it adapts to the impact of digital technology, social media and new distribution methods. In this book, photographer and educator Michelle Bogre contextualizes these changes by offering a historical, theoretical and practical perspective on documentary photography from its /5(6).

History of photography - History of photography - Documentary photography: From the earliest days of the medium, landscape, architecture, and monuments were appealing subjects for photographers. This sort of photography, which was collected by artists, scientists, and travelers, was impelled by several factors.

In Europe one powerful factor was the maneuverings among western European powers. Cyanotype, from Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns, Anna Atkins, Anna Atkins (–) was one of the first female photographers and is known for having produced the first photographically illustrated book in Britain.

Entitled British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions, the three-volume publication appeared in instalments over a ten-year period from onwards. Documentary photography is used to document significant and historical events and is most prevalent in professional photojournalism or while reporting events from real life.

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Overall, we will strive to go beyond the use of photographs as mere illustrations to understand the richer meanings of their visual content as primary source evidence that must be critically evaluated in historical context. documentary cannot be considered ³the truth but rather the evidence or the testimony of a fact or situation, within the complex historical process.

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Documentary. A documentary photographer is an historical actor bent upon communicating a message to an audience. Documentary photographs are more than expressions of artistic skill; they are conscious acts of persuasion.

The work of the most accomplished photographers reveals. Get this from a library. Documentary photography reconsidered: history, theory and practice. [Michelle Bogre] -- Documentary photography is undergoing an unprecedented transformation as it adapts to the impact of digital technology, social media and new distribution methods.

In this book, photographer and. Photographs contain a wealth of information which may be used effectively in historical research. Visual images may be used as evidence, for illustration, for comparison and contrast, and for analytical purposes.

Somewhat perplexing is the relatively minimal use of photographs as primary sources in historical inquiry concerning schooling. Documentary Photography Reconsidered is structured around five key concepts: the photograph as witness, as evidence, as memory, as narrative and as a vehicle for activism and social change.

The chapters include in-depth interviews with some of the world's leading contemporary practitioners, demonstrating the wide variety of working styles. Documentary photography usually refers to a popular form of photography used to chronicle significant and historical events.

It is typically covered in professional photojournalism, or real life reportage, but it may also be an amateur, artistic, or academic pursuit. Historical observations, preserved mainly in documentary form, can provide valuable records about past climate states (Lamb ).

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The documentary, through a forensic analyst who specialized in facial recognition, posited that it was "very likely" to be a picture of a captured Earhart and.