The Shadow of the Photographer: Visual Symbols and Photographic Snapshots in the Search for Self-knowledge and Fulfilment

By Rutherford.

Published by The Arts Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

The Shadow of the Photographer explains how to use a simple camera as a means to greater self-awareness and acceptance.

Keywords: Photography, Self-Refective, Myth, Metaphor and Allegory, The Unconscious

The International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp.115-122. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 2.021MB).


A commercial photographer in Toronto Canada from 1982 to 1993, Rutherford produced photographic illustrations for advertising and public relations campaigns. Since withdrawing from commercial practice, Rutherford’s photographs have been exhibited in Canada, the US, France, New Zealand and Japan. Currently Programme Leader in Art & Design at the University of Chester (UK), Rutherford continues to give occasional workshops on the self-reflective nature of photographs. This text is an excerpt from a recently completed manuscript. Publishers interested in reviewing the complete text and accompanying photographic illustrations are invited to contact the author.


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