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Estudios y perspectivas en turismo

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MENEZES MELLO, Cynthia  and  GANDARA, José Manoel. Los discursos fotográficos de los viajeros: Curitiba - Brasil en Tripadvisor. Estud. perspect. tur. [online]. 2015, vol.24, n.3, pp.627-645. ISSN 1851-1732.

The Discourses of Travelers Photography: Curitiba in Tripadvisor. Among contemporary social manifestations traveller photos on social networks, photographic and sightseeing recommendations that capture thousands of followers’ sites mentioned. Currently for tourists is not enough to travel and photograph but need to show and share the experience. This study sought to understand and analyze the effects of the visual discourses of travel photographs posted by TripAdvisor tourists during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, on the tourist attractions of Curitiba. It has qualitative and exploratory in nature and is based on input from Ferrari (2013) on photographic discourses embodied in tourist magazines. The photographs chosen for this study were examined from the perspective of visual semiotics by Pietroforte (2008; 2010). As a result it can be noted that photographs of Curitiba posted on Tripadvisor produce exciting visual discourses with different possibilities of experience in the attractions. These photographs [re] produced affectivities and tend to cause effects senses and project observers in future tourism experience. The analyzed photographic discourses orchestrate contemporary political, social, cultural, and economic values building lifestyles and consumption.

Keywords : Tourism; Photography travelers; Photographic discourses; Tripadvisor; Curitiba - Brazil.

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