Peer-reviewed articles:

Walton, S. (2016) ‘The Anthropologist as Curator: Introducing a Digital Photography Exhibition as a Collaborative and Participatory Fieldwork Method’ in Afonso, A, I., Bayre, F. and Harper, K., (Eds.) Special Issue: Participatory Visual and Digital Research in Anthropology: Engagement and Innovation, Visual Ethnography, Altrimedia Edizioni.

Walton, S. (2016) ‘Photographic Truth in Motion: The Case of Iranian Photoblogs’ in Anthropology and Photography, volume 4. Royal Anthropological Institute.

Walton, S. (2015) ‘Re-envisioning Iran Online: Photoblogs and the Ethnographic “Digital-Visual Moment’’’ in Ryzova, L. (Ed.) Special Issue: Critical Histories of Photography in the Middle East, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communications (MJCC), Brill.

Book chapters:

Walton, S. (2017) ‘Being there where?’ Designing digital-visual methods for moving with/in Iran’ in Salazar, N., Elliot, A., and Norum, R., (Eds.),  Methodologies of Mobility: Ethnography and Experiment, Berghahn Books.

Walton S. (under review) ‘Remote ethnography, digital co-presence: exploring visual anthropological methods for research on the web’ in Costa, C. and Condie, J. (Eds.) Doing research in and on the Digital: Research Methods Across Fields of Inquiry’, Routledge.

Online essays & academic blog posts:

Walton, S. (2016) ‘Abadan’s digital afterlife: past images and present pasts in Abadani virtual communities’ in Elling, R. (Ed.) Abadan: Retold, online open access:

Walton, S. (2014) ‘Exploring Digital-Visual Anthropological Research Methods’. Material World blog, December 2014:

Walton, S. (2013) ‘Digital Visual Anthropology: Envisaging the Field’. Ethnography Matters blog, November 2013:

Book Reviews:

Camera Orientalis: Reflections on Photography of the Middle East (2015) by Ali Behdad, University of Chicago Press. TAP Review, Spring 2017.