Witness in Our Time, Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 10/5/2010
  • Publisher: Smithsonian Books

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Witness in Our Timetraces the recent history of social documentary photography in the words of twenty-nine of the genre's best photographers, editors, and curators, showing how the profession remains vital, innovative, and committed to social change. The second edition includes a new section of interviews on documentary photography in the field and an exploration of the role of photojournalism in 21st-century media.Witness in Our Timeprovides an insider's view of a profession that continues to confront questions of art and truth while extending the definitions of both.

Author Biography

Ken Light is an internationally recognized documentary photographer and the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts photography fellowships. The author of seven books, Light teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.

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