Research Point: Terry Barrett – Photographs and Context

2nd September 2021

Barrett suggests that we interpret pictures according to three different types of information: information in the picture, information surrounding the picture and information about the way the picture was made. He calls these the internal context, the external context and the original context. 

OCA EYV (2014: 106)



Barrett, T. (1997) Photographs and Context. (Essay) (Accessed 02.09.2021)

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