Whence Veracity: can photographs be trusted? by Michael Shapter
Approx. 73,330 words.
Published on June 30, 2012.
Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art.
This book examines if traditional and digital photographs can be truthful renditions of the world. It traces the history of photography’s veracity and explores characteristics of photographs that aid or preclude veracity. It outlines factors that continue a belief in photography's high veracity, drawing conclusions in light of post-referential pictures