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Fotografen och bröllopsbilden: hur teknikskiftet från analog till digital teknik påverkat bröllopsfotografernas villkor och vanor
Gotland University, School of the Humanities and Social Science.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The photographer and the wedding picture : how the shift from analogue to digital photography influenced the habits and conditions of wedding photographers (English)
Abstract [en]

This paper examines how and if the understanding of wedding photography has changed during the shift of technology - from analog to digital photography. It examines if the changed conditions due to the shift of technology have changed the habits and conditions for the photographers working with wedding photography. It furthermore examines what impact these habits and conditions have had on the pictures of weddings. The investigation is based on interviews of six photographers that have worked professionally before and after the shift of technology, as well as of pictures by the photographers taken before and after the shift of technology.

Use of time and space has changed due to the shift of technology. The change has also had an influence on hierarchy among the photographers. Depending on not only the camera technology but also at the digital revolution of our society. The pictures have changed due to the change of technology, but at the same time pictures of wedded couples follow rigid norms. The shift of technology is to be understood as a shift of paradigm according to the habits and conditions of the photographers.

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2013. , 83 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hgo:diva-1855OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hgo-1855DiVA: diva2:616333
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Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2013-04-18 Created: 2013-04-16 Last updated: 2013-07-01Bibliographically approved

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