Fred Ritchin: After Photography

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In After Photography, a Fascinating Look at the Perils and Possibilities of Photography in a Digital Age (W.W. Norton and Company, 2010) author Fred Richin takes the reader on a journey observing ways digital imaging has affected and altered the way people receive visual information. I originally took this book out of the library to read, but after a brief look, I realized I must buy this book. It is best taken in small carefully read doses. Written in essay format, the book raises many questions about digital photography, questions that require thought before answering. Fred Richin is former picture editor of the New York Times, professor of photography and imaging at NYU, and the director of PixelPress. www.pixelpress.org