Few industries have escaped the disruptive nature of the digital domain. It has recently changed photography and given rebirth to an aging medium for milliions of people. Along side of its arrival, John Paul examines some key issues around defining photographic art.
He introduces us to current scietntific thought concerning information theory and the acquistition of meaning and truth. His "photographs" are remarkable examples of the ideas in this book and about creating artwork in the digital age.
John Paul studied art in England at West Surrey College of Art & Design as well as Arizona State University. At ASU he was privileged to study under the guidance of art photography historian, Bill Jay. There he had personal access to many of the legends of photography including Eugene Smith, Paul Caponigro, Minor White, and Ansel Adams. John worked many years in Chicago as a professional photographer. He then developed a successful career in Information Technology at AT&T Bell Laboratories, studying for a Master of Science from Northwestern University and providing consultation to many Fortune 50 corporations. Few industries have escaped the disruptive nature of digital, information technology. It has recently changed photography and given birth to an aging medium for millions of people. Along side of its arrival, John Paul re-examines some of the ideas defining photographic art. He introduces us to current scientific thought concerning information theory, the acquisition of meanin