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Believing Is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of Photography

Believing Is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of Photography

ISBN: 9781594203015
Publisher: Penguin Press
Publication Date: 2011-09
Number of pages: 310
£24.16 £28.09

Believing Is Seeing "Academy Award-wining filmmaker Errol Morris investigates the hidden truths behind a series of documentary photographs. In Believing Is Seeing Academy Award-winning director Errol Morris turns his eye to the nature of truth in photography. In his inimitable style, Morris untangles the mysteries behind an eclectic range of documentary photographs, from the ambrotype of three children found clasped in the hands of an unknown soldier at Gettysburg to the indelible portraits of the WPA photography project. Each essay in the book presents the reader with a conundrum and investigates the relationship between photographs and the real world they supposedly record. D...

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