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Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography

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  • Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography (Hill & Wang) – Trade paperback (1982)
    by Professor Roland Barthes, Richard Howard (Translator)

    Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography

    Trade paperback, Hill & Wang
    1982
    English
    119 pages

    ISBN: 0374521344
    ISBN-13: 9780374521349

    This personal, wide-ranging, and contemplative volume--and the last book Barthes published--finds the author applying his influential perceptiveness and associative insight to the subject of photography. To this end, several black-and-white photos (by the likes of Avedon, Clifford, Hine, Mapplethorpe, Nadar, Van Der Zee, and so forth) are reprinted throughout the text.

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Reviews of Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography

Overall customer rating: 2.500
WaltMaken

Interesting observations

by WaltMaken on Jun 27, 2013

I originally ordered the book because I thought it might have insights into the Kickstarter project with the same subject name (See http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/neolucida/neolucida-a-portable-camera-lucida-for-the-21st-ce ) Turned out the book had no insights into the device that is the subject of the Kickstarter project. However, since I had the book, I went ahead and read it. Surprisingly, I found myself underlining many thoughts by the author. It is a good book to get one thinking more deeply about "photography" and it's impact on our lives. Would definitely recommend the book.

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Clifford T

ALMOST UNREADABLE

by Clifford T on Jan 28, 2011

If you are a practical photographer seeking a 'new read' about photography in general my advice would be - Don't waste your time trying to read this book. I say 'trying' because Roland Barthes is a distinguished French PHILOSOPHER and he writes as you would expect an academic philosopher to write - gobbledegook. I stayed with a couple of hours before flinging it to the floor in dismay. If you have a copy give it to someone you don;t like.

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