Photo Essay

In Search of Typological Photography

In Search of Typological Photography

Typology is the study of types, and a photographic typology is a suite of images or related forms, shot in a consistent, repetitive manner; to be fully understood, the images must be viewed as a complete series.

Source: Kristine McKenna, "Photo Visions", Los Angeles Times, 29 Dec 1991.

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11 responses

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (20 Dec 2013):

    Another enlightening series Joh, I love the sense of family and intimacy within the family in this. Bravo.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (20 Dec 2013):

    Really cool moments captured. Voted yeah for like and YES for story of the week!

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (20 Dec 2013):

    Great Series! GMV! Story of the Week?, Should be Story of the YEAR!

  • chuck vona

    chuck vona   gave props (21 Dec 2013):

    well done series, life is a celebration....

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte   gave props (21 Dec 2013):

    Super serie, you have my vote!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (22 Dec 2013):

    Delightful series. Sure gets my votes.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (22 Dec 2013):

    Your photo essay on Typological Photography speaks wonderfully of the time and work that went into making this series through your excellent photos...You have my votes.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh   said (23 Dec 2013):

    Marvelous photo essay, John! Congrats! voted!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (24 Dec 2013):


  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (24 Dec 2013):

    Well seen and presented .. Vote

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (28 Dec 2013):

    Voted! Excellent essay.

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