Are newspapers dead? As resources for daily newspapers are reduced the roles of newspaper photographers and journalists are likewise under pressure. This second book on Photography of The Age by Kathleen Whelan looks at the impact of the digital age on professional photographers and provides an insight into how they bring to the readers what is important; socially, politically and historically. Photography of The Age also provides historical context of some of the most famous images published, why they are chosen as well as technical information from the photographers themselves on how they produced such memorable images.
Kathleen Whelan, an experienced educator, artist and photographer has lectured in photography and theory for over 30 years. She has written TAFE curriculum for Victoria and been an executive member of The TAFE Art and Design Statewide Committee (now Media Art and Design). Kathleen possesses a Masters Degree in Education from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia USA. She has participated in hundreds of exhibitions and her work is represented in collections in Australia, the USA and Peru. She has contributed to many newspapers, professional and craft journals. This is her second book.