An Inquiry into the Cultural Meanings of Landscape Photography

[Editor’s note- The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Exposure magazine, the journal of the Society for Photographic Education. Throughout the year, we will be republishing a selection of essays that were first published in the pages of Exposure, to introduce a new generation of photographic educators and students to this rich history.

The article is presented as originally published in Exposure 23:4 Winter 1985 pp 5–18. Following the article is a series of Letters to the Editor by William Jenkins and Deborah Bright, published in Exposure 24:2 Summer 1986 pp 51–53.]

Introduction by Deborah Bright, December 2019

It’s 1985. …

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