"Diary of a Camera" is Richard Quinney s meditation on the art and history of photography. Printed in the tradition of fine art photography, this handsome book features 173 photographs by Quinney, each accompanied by a narrative vignette that provides perspectives on the history of photography and the changing technology of making visual images. It will appeal to a wide range of photographers, from occasional photographers to professional documentary and fine art photographers.
Readers and viewers will learn immediately that the narrator of "Diary of a Camera" is the camera itself. The camera tells the story of what it is to be a camera, how and what the camera selects to photograph, and reflections on being a camera in the course of a year of photographing."
Diary of a Camera