Part 1: Histories Introduction to Part 1 1. Histories and Pre-Histories 2. Photography in the Nineteenth Century Peter Smith with Andrew Golding 3. Photographic Realism: Straight Photography and Photographic Truth 4. The Constructed Photograph Case Study 1. Snapshot Photography and the Portable box Camera Case Study 2. The Digital Camera Part 2: Theories Introduction to Part 2 5. The Rise of Photography Theories 6. Photography and the Written Word Case Study 2. Semiology: How Images Make Meaning Part 3: Photography and Education Introduction to Part 3 7. Issues and Debates in Photography Education I: New Photography Theory 8. Issues and Debates in Photography Education II: The Return of the Real 9. Teaching and Learning Photography Peter Smith with Andrew Golding 10. New Technology and Photography Education Part 4: Beyond the Academy Introduction to Part 4 11. Photography, Advertising and Consumer Culture 12. Photography and The Creative Economy Case Study 4: Digital and Mobile Phone Cultures Case Study 5: The Designed Photograph: Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) in Car Photography
Peter Smith is a writer and lecturer with over 30 years of experience in teaching Art History and Cultural Theory. He has written articles and reviews for many journals including The Oxford Art Journal and Kunst und Politik. Recent publications include chapters in books including As Radical as Reality itself: Essays on Marxism for the 21st Century (2007) and Renew Marxist Art History (2013). He is currently a teaching at the University of West London where he was course leader for an M.A. in Photography. Carolyn Lefley is Lecturer in Photography at the University of Hertfordshire and a photographic artist. Her research interests include photography and expanded media: moving image, mobile photography and computer generated imagery. Her photographic practice explores notions of home, belonging and folklore.