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Picturing the family
Picturing the family

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand that photographs are shaped by a set of conventions based on ideas and practices which are not immediately apparent

  • understand that photographs, like other documentary records, are partial and biased

  • understand that photographs, like other documentary records, require critical analysis and careful interpretation

  • understand the importance of contextualisation in analysing photographs.