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May 24th 2022

How does photography relate to sociology?

A sociological theory, whether large scale abstract theory or a specific theory about some empirical phenomenon, is a set of ideas with which you can make sense of a situation while you photograph it. The theory tells you when an image contains information of value, when it communicates some- thing worth communicating ( click here to download ‘Photography and Sociology’ by Howard Becker )