Photography-Images & Words

The functions of the linguistic message  according to Roland Barthes:

Anchorage  

The caption permits me to focus not only  my gaze but also my understanding.   The text directs the reader through the signs of the image, causing him to avoid some and receive others.

Relay

Text and image are complementary.It provides information & meaning that do  not necessarily appear on the image’s surface.

Signifier   —–  Denotator—– Dennotation  —-  Description

Sign—-   Signified —-   Connotator—–   Connotation   —–     Rhetoric

Graduate Multimedia Journalist, Online Editor at CIO UK and contributing writer at Culturefly and Contact Music.
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