عنوان مقاله [English]
The five human senses are one of the most important study data in the social history of the senses. and among them, the taste for its deep intertwining with the diverse cultures of different societies has emerged in a variety of ways, making food and cooking in different social classes dependent on different customs and traditions. Social photographs have the potential to serve as a evidence to this claim and to reveal tastes based on social structures and contexts, ideology, and social relationships.
Cultural and social historians call the cohesive set of tastes "spirit of food" that dominates all tastes of a human population.The main question, is how to achieve the 'spirit of food' characteristic of a social class through the refinement of the sense of taste in everyday photographs? It is assumed that social photos, especially those called snapshots, have strong visual information about the types of tastes in different social cultures and classes. By studying them based on the social history of the senses, it can be used as a model in photograph analysis based on the sense of taste.
As a result, social photos capture the different qualities of the "food spirit" across different social classes. At the bottom of the class pyramid, people pay more attention to food and its fullness; in the urban middle class, attention is to health, enjoyment of dormitories, and social desirability; Objectively presented in the photographs.