For those of you who would like to follow up on our discussion with Daniel Smyth, he recommends the following papers:

Snapshots, Perception, and Intimacy,’ Daniel Smyth
Photography, Vision, and Representation,’ Joel Snyder and Neil Walsh Allen
Picturing Vision,’ Joel Snyder
Transparent Pictures,’ Kendall Walton
What’s Special About Photography?’ Ted Cohen

He also recommends the following book on Hubble imagery:

Picturing the Cosmos, Elizabeth A. Kessler

Happy reading!

Matt Teichman