"TRJ brought so much back from New York photographers - I feel he inspired many more in the wave of new British photography in the 70s - 80s. It will be fascinating to see unpublished works from TRJ's archive. What a pity it's in London;…"
"I'm sure Martin Parr has approached this (visually) from a number of angles; the irony of this situation has appealed to (non amateur) photographers and features in their work, e.g. Lee Friedlander. My own take on this, as a photographer, is in…"
Thank you for your swift response. I am applying to the University of Manchester within Museum Studies (as they have some AHRC funding, whereas photography departments don't) . My MA (photography) was from De Montfort.
I am writing a PhD research proposal on the topic of visitor's photography at heritage sites. Within this field, I'm currently looking for books/sources that I can quote from on the topic of why people feel the need to acquire their own images of sites/sights, especially why it is an obsessive activity for many. This is at a fairly basic level at this stage; I'll go deeper into the psychology and historical context that has produced this later on if/when the real research starts. If you know of…See More
Sorry I can't help with the book search, but I would be interested in the results of your research - I am currently exploring possible topics for a PhD and architectural photography (visual representation and perception of…"