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Photography and Landscape

by Rodney Giblett

Photography and Landscape Synopsis

Photography and Landscape is a unique collaboration between a writer about photography and a landscape photographer that provides a new critical account of landscape photography which focuses on the settler societies of the United States and Australia. Beginning with the frontier days of the American West, the subsequent century-long popularity of landscape photography is exemplified by images from Carleton Watkins to Ansel Adams, the New Topographics to Richard Misrach, all of whose works are considered here. Along with discussions of other contemporary photographers, this illustrated volume demonstrates the influence of settler societies on landscape photography, in which photographers captured the fascination with and the appeal of the land and its expense. The latest installment in Intellect's Critical Photography series, Photography and Landscape is a visually striking introduction to one of the most important modes of photography.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781841504728
Publication date: 27th August 2013
Author: Rodney Giblett
Publisher: Intellect Books
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 142 pages
Categories: Special kinds of photography, Photographic equipment & techniques,

About Rodney Giblett

Rod Giblett is associate professor in the School of Communications and Arts at Edith Cowan University in Australia. He is the author of People and Places of Nature and Culture, also published by Intellect. Juha Tolonen is a renowned landscape photographer and a lecturer at both Edith Cowan University and Curtin University in Australia.

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