Jacob Yudkin

Department or Program

Environmental Studies


An examination of technological evolutions of the camera, from camera obscura to digital. The invention of the Kodak hand held camera allowed the human-nature relationship to be presented in a new way. The differences between the landscape photographs of Watkins, Lumholtz, and Griffiths’, illustrates that if employed responsibly to tell stories, photographic technology can be used as a powerful tool to blur the perceived distinction between humans and non-human nature. Blurring the distinction would allow humans to take greater responsibility for how the environment is treate

Level of Access

Restricted: Campus/Bates Community Only Access

First Advisor

Misty Beck

Date of Graduation


Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Number of Pages


Components of Thesis

1 pdf file with 3 separate articles within it


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