Dark tourism visualisation: some reflections on the role of photography

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This chapter considers the relationship between dark tourism, visualisation and the particular role of photography. It occupies a pivotal place within interpretation and pictorial record both as evidence of activity and visitation. The advent of smart phones and the integrated presence of high-resolution embedded cameras with significant storage has heightened the centrality of the visual record.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Palgrave MacMillian Handbook of Dark Tourism Studies
EditorsPhilip R. Stone, Rudi Hartmann, Tony Seaton, Richard Sharpley, Leanna White
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781137475664
ISBN (Print)9781137475657
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • dark tourism
  • photography
  • smart phones


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