Documentary Photography

I visited the library to gather some more research on documentary photography. I studied the book ‘Documentary Photography’ by Arthur Rothstein and found some useful statements relating to documentary photography.

“The word document is derived from the latin docere meaning to teach. The documentary photograph does more than convey information. It instructs the viewer in some aspect of society in which truth is revealed”

“The accumulation of visula information to make a strong and effective statement is one of the assets of documentary photography.”

I also found some photos in the book that I thought were interesting;

Eddie adams

Nick Ut; Vietnam 1972

Benedict J. Fernandez


April 24, 2010. Uncategorized.

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