Qs week 3 – “Rethinking Photographers”

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Presentation 1: Photographers on Film Q: How else do popular representations of photographers contribute to perceived social and cultural values of the profession? Read my post on non-photographer’s views of Professionals. Q: Do you have a favourite or least favourite movie about a photographer? ‘Blow Up’, though I haven’t seen it for years. Q: What do you think this film says …

Non-Photographers and Professionals

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Whilst I would agree that in principle all photographers as just that – photographers, there are clearly subsets of photographers. Some earn a living by photography (and then of course via many different kinds of practice); some are learning to earn a living – and some just enjoy taking photographs to varying degrees of seriousness. This week’s reading suggests that we are now in fact …