There are many practitioner books on different branches and styles of photography (e.g. landscape, studio, American, etc). Some of these even cover digital photography, as it exists today. However, there are very few research books on the meaning
and practice of domestic photography, and almost none on the potential impact of digital technology on this important and widespread behaviour. Audiophotography combines a detailed "user studies" approach to photography, with consumers' own critiques of new media content
they have generated themselves. It is therefore a new book about domestic photography and its possible transformation with digital technology. Although it focuses on the role of sound in photography, it does so in relation
to a new theory of photography which is tested and refined by empirical research. Such work is timely because of current interest in new media forms and the wide variety of new photography and video...