From photojournalism to fashion photography, to more traditional and artistic work, this book explores all aspects of contemporary photography. TALK ABOUT CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY, featuring international schools and trends, pivotal years in photography’s history, and a vast range of genres, enables readers to understand how and why our relationship with the photograph has progressed since the 1960s.

This densely illustrated title makes it easy for the photography enthusiast to recognize different styles and place them in clear historical context; learn the essential terms and vocabulary; and identify the works of key artists such as Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Thomas Demand, Larry Clark, Raymond Depardon, William Klein, Martin Parr, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Cindy Sherman, Andres Serrano, and Thomas Struth.