Reading Photography Online

Photography Course | Ideas, histories, concepts

This online course (delivered via Zoom) will introduce participants to some classic photographic theory texts.

Paul will guide participants through keys areas of each text and participants will be encouraged to debate and ask questions.

No prior knowledge is needed participate. Links to the first week’s essays will be supplied by participants will need to acquire the texts for weeks 2, 3 & 4 (these can all be bought extremely cheaply secondhand online).

  1. Andre Bazin – The Ontology of the Photographic Image & Walter Benjamin – The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
  2. Susan Sontag – On Photography
  3. John Berger – About Looking
  4. Roland Barthes – Camera Lucida


Dates: May 27 - June 17
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 18:30-19:45
Length: 4 Evenings
Tutor: Paul Ellis
Fee: £65.00
Places: 8 places left