• Regarding Photographs: Reading Photos III

    17 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    In the previous essay on reading photos , I looked at how things we know, mental baggage we have accumulated besides just memories, affect what we see in a photograph. Things like cultural background, political beliefs, movies we've seen, or books we've read.
    We're working our way outwards from our inner selves.
    Let us turn our attention now to stuff that is entirely outside ourselves, stuff that comes with the photograph. Let's think about captions, surrounding text, surrounding photographs, things people tell us about a photograph. Let's think about who shot the photo, and how.
    We...
    Read more ...