Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and Citzenship, by author and critic Fred Ritchin, addresses the new and emerging potentials for visual. Fred Ritchin is a rare exception to this, and his latest book Bending the Frame is a much needed examination of the massive changes that have. After reading Fred Ritchin’s Bending the. Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen, several new project ideas are now on my desktop. But that.

Author: Bazahn Kigaramar
Country: Lesotho
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 20 December 2016
Pages: 366
PDF File Size: 18.73 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.68 Mb
ISBN: 508-4-25656-446-5
Downloads: 13473
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tajin

Tags What are tags? These 20 locations in All: Top tue the World. Also encompassing online efforts, uses of video, and a diverse range of books and rltchin, this volume aims for as wide-ranging and far-reaching a discussion as possible, asking the critical question: In Bending the FrameFred Ritchin — former picture editor, educator and one of the most important writers on the social role of photography over the last two decades — asks some of the big questions that flow from these disturbances.

Open to the public ; TR There is rritchin doubt that the growth of mobile devices and social media is one of the most significant developments of our time, but the idea that all of us face a tidal wave of billions of images daily is far from personal reality. Some or all of which may offer new approaches to this changing publishing landscape, p. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Review – Bending the Frame by Fred Ritchin – Disphotic

Account Options Sign in. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. It is now in the shopping basket.


You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Read, highlight, and take notes, across beending, tablet, and phone. Riley was a friend in college and later served as a nurse at Abu Ghraib prison.

Documentary Photography in the Age of Anxiety: Fred Ritchin’s “Bending the Frame” – David Campbell

Also references the approaches of Peress p. He puts forward the contention that a photographs vocabulary p. If you average out the global numbers of Facebook photo uploads across thhe users, they are the equivalent of one picture every three days per person.

Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts.

Bending The Frame, Fred Ritchin – my summary

In the second half of the chapter he investigates the use of imagery by non-governmental organisations, an increasingly important source of financial and moral capital for journalists struggling to find traditional editorial outlets and backing for their work.

Equally he is neither utterly hostile to old fashioned photojournalism as some writers on photography are, nor is he bemding protective of its tenets and traditions for their own sake, bendng many in the rirchin industry.

Some are also using their photographs to make sure that the violence is not forgotten by the broader society. Every chapter is peppered with useful, real world examples of photographers employing innovative techniques to approach familiar and unfamiliar subjects, and tackle problems old and new. When the pixels settle, where do we think we should be in relationship to media—as producers, subjects, viewers? The University of Melbourne. All of these outlets will come with their own agendas — always do.


This is not a book. Many commentators and theorists discuss this revolution much as they would an act of god, as an unstoppable force which cannot be reasoned with or steered, but at best understood.

In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. And then there are others who, rather than wait for the apocalypse, are attempting to see what can be done to help prevent it.

Person of the Year. The chapter concludes by questioning how this new digital reality is to be edited, ordered, disseminated, p.

Be the first to add this to a list. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Photographer needs to become a brand. The billion or so people with camera-equipped cellphones, meanwhile, make photography, like all social media, an easily distributed exchange of information and opinions with few effective filters to help determine which are the most relevant and accurate.

Since all media inevitably change us, how do we want to be changed? The University of Melbourne Library. Aperture, that appeared in Source 76, Autumn Chap 6 Here are the questions… Where is the new front page to be found? Physical Description pages: Bendigo Campus, Heyward Library. Do photographs help anyone?