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24-03-11, 07:41 AM
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Horsham, West Sussex
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yes, you are missing a whole lot, Drew. But don't worry about it. There are as many perspectives on photography as there are perspectives in taking them. I could write forever on the subject and a lot of people have. For starters, might I suggest having a look at 'Criticizing Photographs' by Terry Barrett, 'How to Read a Photograph' by Ian Jeffrey and 'Looking at Photographs' by John Szarkowski fo starters. They will each provide you with different perspectives on the function of photographs as well as an insight into the development of photographic composition.
I wasn't aware that in order to view & understand a photograph, you needed to read a few instruction books first?
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