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By Langford, James Warren; Langford, James Warren; Langford, Martha; Langford, John W

ISBN-10: 0773538216

ISBN-13: 9780773538214

ISBN-10: 0773590773

ISBN-13: 9780773590779

Martha Langford and John Langford learn their father's it sounds as if harmless photographic event, revealing the complexity of either the photographs and their author. An clever and private examine the ways in which the ancient and the non-public are represented and remembered, a chilly warfare vacationer and His digital camera levels the relatives slide convey as you will have by no means noticeable it before.

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97 The ndc hoped to hear from speakers of the highest calibre and position. ”98 The word “supplement” can be taken as encompassing the possibilities of confirmation and modification – the power of seeing for oneself, as distinct from other ways of gathering information, though never quite correcting them for two somewhat contradictory reasons. First, the ways of seeing were in a sense pre-framed by exposure to images from the mass media that were embedded in ideological constructions. Second, the photographic opportunities that presented themselves were eventless – that is, devoid of journalistic interest.

The background participates in this ordering, though it is indistinct, including some scattered low buildings and two striped communication towers. Cast into the frame lower right is an amorphous shadow that can be read, perhaps fancifully, as part of the technological apparatus of the base. 28 Our father’s postcard home might well have inspired the picture just described. This photographic object represents both resistance to and collusion in the disappearance of the northern peoples (fig. 12).

The same hierarchical relationship is preserved when the group visits the uss Oriskany, an aircraft carrier built late in World War ii and a participant, like the Sperry, in the Korean War. The first sighting, taken on the approach, is of a warship stem to stern, from the perspective of a humbler vessel on the water. A photograph taken on the vast flight deck reinforces the message (fig. 18). A friendly handshake – the photographic standard ‘grip and grin’ – might have been staged as a photo opportunity, so neatly has it been executed by our novice photographer.

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