A Guide to Field Techniques for Documentary Photographers.
By Thatcher Hullerman Cook.
Pictographers Press, 2007. 65 pp., illustrated throughout, 8½x11".
A Guide to Field Techniques for Documentary Photographers is a concise exploration of how to conceive, prepare for and implement long-term documentary projects. This guidebook also covers such topics as using interpreters, packing equipment and finding and maintaining clients. The last section of the book includes numerous appendices that contain many of the handouts used in the author’s documentary photography workshops. The Guide is intended to be an ever-evolving project, relying upon readers’ feedback and suggestions to strengthen its content. Your purchase is a contribution to the continually-evolving field of documentary field work and humanitarian storytelling.