Questia Reading Room: Learn About the Power of Photography with our Free Books

You’ve likely heard the phrase “A picture speaks a thousand words”, right? Let’s get into the spirit of photography as we recognize National Photograph Month.

Capture the history and key concepts of photography through this list of books – all FREE for the next month!

Photography: The Key Concepts. David Bate. Photography: The Key Concepts. New York, 2009. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

The Photography Handbook. Terence Wright. The Photography Handbook. London, 1999. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

Photography after Conceptual Art. Diarmuid Costello, Margaret Iversen. Photography after Conceptual Art. Malden, MA, 2010. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

Ruth Harriet Louise and Hollywood Glamour Photography. Robert Dance, Bruce Robertson. Ruth Harriet Louise and Hollywood Glamour Photography. Berkeley, CA, 2002. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

Mind's Eye, Mind's Truth: FSA Photography Reconsidered. James Curtis. Mind’s Eye, Mind’s Truth: FSA Photography Reconsidered. Philadelphia, 1989. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

Shooting War: Photography and the American Experience of Combat. Susan D. Moeller. Shooting War: Photography and the American Experience of Combat. New York, 1989. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

About to Die: How News Images Move the Public. Barbie Zelizer. About to Die: How News Images Move the Public. New York, 2010. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

The Burden of Visual Truth: The Role of Photojournalism in Mediating Reality. Julianne H. Newton. The Burden of Visual Truth: The Role of Photojournalism in Mediating Reality. Mahwah, NJ, 2001. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

Picture Perfect: Life in the Age of the Photo Op. Kiku Adatto. Picture Perfect: Life in the Age of the Photo Op. Princeton, NJ, 2008. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

Image Ethics in the Digital Age. Larry Gross, John Stuart Katz, Jay Ruby. Image Ethics in the Digital Age. Minneapolis, 2003. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

Photographs Objects Histories: On the Materiality of Images. Elizabeth Edwards, Janice Hart. Photographs Objects Histories: On the Materiality of Images. London, 2005. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

Photography: History and Theory. Jae Emerling. Photography: History and Theory. London, 2012. Questia. Web. 19 May 2017.

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  1. issacsamuel says:

    Wow! nice collections of books.Thanks for sharing this list of books..some fantastic tips in here. Nearly finished your book now, it’s brilliant. Never read a book that’s kept my attention and interest like yours does. You should be so very proud of yourself for such great writing. Best wishes.

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