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Diskussionen kring fotografiets digitalisering i 1990-talets Sverige

Bohman, Dennis LU (2013) MHIK03 20122
Media History
Abstract (Swedish)
The photograph was one of many mediums that went through several rapid changes when its digital
counterpart started to surface. The introduction of new media is always accompanied by a mixed
reception by its users. In this essay, I am researching the two swedish photographic magazines
Aktuell fotografi and FOTO all through the twentieth century, in hope of finding what attitudes
accompanied this new change in photography. It would later show that the main fear of digital
photography could be determined to be digital photo- manipulation, and its ability to change
photograph in a believable way. This was believed to exhaust the photographic medium as a bearer
of truth, and its ontological abilities was thought to be under serious... (More)
The photograph was one of many mediums that went through several rapid changes when its digital
counterpart started to surface. The introduction of new media is always accompanied by a mixed
reception by its users. In this essay, I am researching the two swedish photographic magazines
Aktuell fotografi and FOTO all through the twentieth century, in hope of finding what attitudes
accompanied this new change in photography. It would later show that the main fear of digital
photography could be determined to be digital photo- manipulation, and its ability to change
photograph in a believable way. This was believed to exhaust the photographic medium as a bearer
of truth, and its ontological abilities was thought to be under serious threat. Although feared, the
new form of media was also celebrated as having almost infinitive possibilities. (Less)
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author
Bohman, Dennis LU
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organization
course
MHIK03 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
FOTO, Aktuell fotografi, magazine, photograph, digital photography, Sweden, digitalisation
language
Swedish
id
3409899
date added to LUP
2013-01-28 12:28:18
date last changed
2014-09-04 08:26:39
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  abstract     = {The photograph was one of many mediums that went through several rapid changes when its digital
counterpart started to surface. The introduction of new media is always accompanied by a mixed
reception by its users. In this essay, I am researching the two swedish photographic magazines
Aktuell fotografi and FOTO all through the twentieth century, in hope of finding what attitudes
accompanied this new change in photography. It would later show that the main fear of digital
photography could be determined to be digital photo- manipulation, and its ability to change
photograph in a believable way. This was believed to exhaust the photographic medium as a bearer
of truth, and its ontological abilities was thought to be under serious threat. Although feared, the
new form of media was also celebrated as having almost infinitive possibilities.},
  author       = {Bohman, Dennis},
  keyword      = {FOTO,Aktuell fotografi,magazine,photograph,digital photography,Sweden,digitalisation},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Diskussionen kring fotografiets digitalisering i 1990-talets Sverige},
  year         = {2013},
}