Summary: Camera Lucida by Roland Barthes

In the passage”Camera Lucida” Roland Barthes shows a sign of the true mentioning behind photography. Barthes shows images that are from the Koen Wessing, Nicaragua in 1979. There are many ways to show photographs that express the subject however, there is only few images that capture the forces. Barthes stated “Thousands of photographs consist of this field, and in these  photographs…one that is even stirred sometimes, but in regard to them my emotion requires the rational intermediary of an ethical and political culture.” In each image Barthes tries to show the situation presented and each photographs tries to show have an effect toward the people. Each photographs tries to question and get the people viewing to have a same perspective.  In the end photography is getting  people to understand what’s on the image is getting.

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