Reference: Week Seven – Critical Thinking Skills

The Power of Photographs

Suzie Katz: Photographers' projects and your projects

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The Breast Cancer Fund. Art.Rage.Us. (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998)

Reider, Connie Zucker. In Shadow and Light: Looking for the Gifts of Cancer. (Annapolis, MD: Connie Reider Photography, 2003)

Visual Aid. James Danziger, ed. (New York: Pantheon Books, 1986)

Suzie Katz: Learning from the lives of photographers

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PhotoWings President and Founder Suzie Katz believes that as direct witnesses to history, photographers themselves — their lives and thoughts — are just as important for the historical record as their iconic photographs.


Boot, Chris. Magnum Stories. (London: Phaidon, 2004)

Callahan, Sean. The Photographs of Margaret Bourke-White. (Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 1972)

Capa, Robert. Robert Capa, Photographs. (New York: Aperture: 1996)

Cobb, Jr., Charles E. This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. Leslie G. Kelen, ed. (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2012)

Documentary Photography. (Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1983)

Monk, Lorraine. Photographs that Changed the World: The Camera as Witness, the Phograph as Evidence. (New York: Doubleday, 1989)

Parks, Gordon. A Hungry Heart: A Memoir. (New York: Atria Books, 2005)

Suzie Katz: Iconic photojournalism

In the mid-20th century, the big photo magazines such as LOOK and LIFE had the best of the best in photojournalism. Some of the most memorable and iconic photographs were published in their pages. In this video, PhotoWings President & Founder Suzie Katz talks about that era, and how it can inform today's world.



Loengard, John. Life Photographers: What They Saw. (New York: Bulfinch Press, 1998)

Mora, Gilles. W. Eugene Smith: Photographs. (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998)

Scherman, David Edward. The Best of Life. (New York: Avon Books, 1999)

Suzie Katz: The practical side of photography education