The following is a guide to texts that have informed the content of this course over the years.
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Adams, A. (1983) Examples : the making of 40 photographs 1st ed, Boston: Little, Brown.
Adams, R. (1981) Beauty in photography : essays in defense of traditional values, Millertown, N.Y
Adams, R. (1994) Why people photograph : selected essays and reviews 1st ed, New York: Aperture.
Agee, J. et al. (1988) The Thousand mile stare : a photographic exhibition, Melbourne: Victorian Centre for Photography.
Annear, J. (2008) Photography and Place. Contemporary Visual Art + Culture Broadsheet, 37(3), pp.204–207.
Badger, G. (2007) The Genius of Photography: How photography has changed our lives, London: Quadrille Publishing.
Batchen, G. (1997) Burning with desire : the conception of photography, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.
Batchen, G. (1999) Ectoplasm: Photography in the Digital Age. In C. Squires, ed. OverExposed: Essays on Contemporary Photography. New York: The New York Press.
Batchen, G. (2002) Each wild idea : writing, photography, history 1st ed, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT PRESS.
Barthes, R. (1982) Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography, London, Hill and Wang.
Barrett, T.M. (1996) Criticizing photographs : an introduction to understanding images 2nd ed, Mountain View, Calif.: Mayfield Pub. Co.
Bialobrzeski, P., Ribbat, C. & Hanig, F. (2004) Neontigers : photographs of Asian megacities, Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany
Bolton, R. (ed.) (1992) The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography, Mass., The MIT Press.
Bunnell, P.C. et al. (1983) Emmet Gowin : photographs, 1966-1983 : September 17-November 13, 1983, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, Washington, D.C.: The Gallery.
Burgin, V. (1982) Thinking photography, London: Macmillan.
Bright, S. (2005) Art photography now, New York, N.Y.: Aperture.
Caffin, C.H. (1971) Photography as a fine art, Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y: Morgan & Morgan.
Chavez, C. (2010) Real World Adobe Photoshop CS5 : Industrial-Strength Production Techniques, Berkeley: Peachpit Press.
Cotton, C. (2004) The photograph as contemporary art, London: Thames & Hudson.
Crombie, I., Blainey, G. & National Gallery of Victoria (1992) Sites of the imagination : contemporary photographers view Melbourne and its people, Melbourne, Vic: National Gallery of Victoria.
Crombie, I., Byron, S. & National Gallery of Victoria. (1990) Twenty contemporary Australian photographers : from the Hallmark Cards Australian Photographic Collection, Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria.
Crombie, I. (2010) Stormy Weather: Contemporary Landscape Photography 1st ed, Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria.
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Davies, A., Stanbury, P. & Tanre, C. (1985) The mechanical eye in Australia : photography 1841-1900, Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
Ennis, H., Crombie, I. & Australian National Gallery. (1988) Australian photographs : a souvenir book of Australian photography in the Australian National Gallery, Canberra: Australian National Gallery.
Ennis, H. (2004) Intersections: Photography, History and the National Library of Australia, Antipodes Books and Beyond, Ltd.
Ennis, H. (2007) Photography and Australia, London: Reaktion Books Ltd.
Evening, M. (2013) Adobe Photoshop CC for photographers : a professional image editor’s guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC, Oxford ; Burlington, MA: Elsevier/Focal Press.
Fogle, D., Walker Art Center & UCLA Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, (2003) The last picture show : artists using photography, 1960-1982 1st ed, Minneapolis, Minn.: Walker Art Center.
Fontcuberta, J. et al. (2005) Conversations with contemporary photographers, New York: Umbrage Editions.
Fraser, B. (2006) Real World Image Sharpening with Adobe Photoshop CS2, Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press.
Fraser, B. & Jeff, S. (2007) Real world Camera Raw with Adobe Photoshop CS3 : industrial-strength production techniques, Berkeley, Calif.: Peachpit Press.
Gowin, E. & Philadelphia Museum of Art (1990) Emmet Gowin-photographs 1st ed, [Philadelphia, Pa.]
Gursky, A., Syring, M.L. & Kunsthalle Dèusseldorf. (1998) Andreas Gursky : photographs from 1984 to the present : Kunsthalle Dáeusseldorf, Munich: Schirmer/Mosel.
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Hatch, K. (2005) “Something Else”: Ed Ruscha’s Photographic Books. October, pp.107–126.
Howarth, S. & Alexander, M.D. (2005) Singular images : essays on remarkable photographs, London: Tate Publishing.
Jiagang, C. (2006) Smog from our history: Photographs from Chen Jiangang’s third front series C. B. A. Li, ed., Hong Kong: Contemporary by Angela Li.
Johnson, B. (2004) Photography Speaks: 150 Photographers on their art, Norfolk, Va: Aperture Foundation/The Chrysler Museum.
Johnson, S. (2006) Stephen Johnson on Digital Photography First, O’Reilly Media, Inc.
Koop, S. & Centre for Contemporary Photography. (2002) Value added goods : essays on contemporary photography, art & ideas, Melbourne, Vic.: Centre for Contemporary Photography.
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La Grange, A. (2005) Basic critical theory for photographers, Oxford: Elsevier/Focal Press.
Lipkin, J. (2005) Photography reborn, New York: Abrams.
Lyons, N. & Cox, J. (2005) The Art of Frederick Sommer: Photography, Drawing, Collage, New Haven: Yale University Press.
Mitchell, W.J. (1992) The reconfigured eye : visual truth in the post-photographic era, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
Palmer, D. (2005) Photogenic : essays, Fitzroy, Vic.: Centre for Contemporary Photography.
Pauli, L. et al. (2003) Manufactured landscapes : the photographs of Edward Burtynsky, [Ottawa]: National Gallery of Canada in association with Yale University Press.
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Reynolds, J. et al. (2002) Emmet Gowin : changing the earth : aerial photographs, New Haven: Yale University Press.
Schaaf, M.L.J. (1992) Out of the Shadows: Herschel, Talbot, and the Invention of Photography First Edition, Yale University Press.
Shore, S. (2007) The Nature of Photographs, Phaidon Press.
Sleeth, M. (2008) Ten Series / 106 Photographs, New York: Aperture.
Sommer, F. et al. (1980) Venus, Jupiter & Mars : the photographs of Frederick Sommer : an exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum from April 27 through June 8, 1980, Wilmington, Del.: Delaware Art Museum.
Sontag, S. (1977) On photography, New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux.
Squires, C. (1999) Overexposed: essays on contemporary photography C. Squires, ed., New York: The New Press.
Sturges, J. (1994) Radiant identities : photographs by Jock Sturges 1st ed, New York: Aperture.
van Wyk, S. (2009) Curating landscape photography in Australia: Susan van Wyk, Curator of Photography, National Gallery of Victoria.
Wells, L. (2000) Photography : a critical introduction. London, Routledge
Willis, Anne-Marie. (1988) Picturing Australia : a history of photography, North Ryde, N.S.W.: Angus & Robertson.
Willis, Ann-Marie (1990) Digitization and the Living Death of Photography. In P. Hayward, ed. Culture Technology and Creativity in the Late Twentieth Century. London: John Libby & Company.
Antipodean Epic – Night Creature, 2016. 110 x 160cm
Pigment inkjet print on Canson Baryta Photographique
Photography by Christine Simons for Jill Orr
Courtesy the artist and Jenny Port Gallery, Melbourne.