Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism.
One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as “a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photographs.” It begins with the famous “In Plato’s Cave”essay, then offers five other prose meditations on this topic, and concludes with a fascinating and far-reaching “Brief Anthology of Quotations.”
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An intellectual deep dive into the subject of photography. There are few better reading pleasures than when an insightful and nimble mind turns her focus onto a subject that interests you. Sontag ... Read full review
Review: On PhotographyUser Review - Floris - Goodreads
Very powerful book about the relation between photography and reality. It really made me look at photography in a completely different light. It would be curious too see where we end up, with imaging ... Read full review