we should be fucking the rich with photography

https://colinpantall.blogspot.com.co/2016/11/partisan-versus-balanced-honest-versus.html “More people should be partisan. More photographers should be partisan. Should call people bastards and point the finger. I wonder (every year pretty much on this blog) why they aren’t. So many photographers profess to be progressive and get outraged about exploitation in photography and the like, yet fail to reflect that in theContinue reading “we should be fucking the rich with photography”

unconcerned but not indifferent

    http://www.broombergchanarin.com/unconcerned-but-not-indifferent-text/ “The tremendous development of photojournalism has contributed practically nothing to the revelation of the truth about conditions in this world. On the contrary photography, in the hands of the bourgeoisie, has become a terrible weapon against the truth. The vast amount of pictured material that is being disgorged daily by the pressContinue reading “unconcerned but not indifferent”

War photography in the age of social media

https://newhumanist.org.uk/4857/war-photography-in-the-age-of-social-media   “Lowe is not afraid to turn the flashlight on his own profession. He told me how, in his doctoral thesis submitted last year, he argues that simply “witnessing” is morally distinct from “bearing witness”; the latter, he tells me, is an “active process of testimony” going beyond saying simply, “This is what IContinue reading “War photography in the age of social media”