Datta violates one of the most basic and fundamental ethical laws of photojournalism: the need for authenticity.
Photographs showing human suffering and rights abuses are fundamentally different. They show something that should not exist, and yet it does.
Thinking about digitizing your old negatives? You'll love sharing them with your family and friends.
Photography is littered with references to cultural codes. Depending on their context, they influence how images and subjects become associated with stereotypes in the minds of viewers.
Photography is often used as a tool to help us remember the past. Images themselves, are obviously static and yet they bring such a strong feeling of time passing.
Photography has often been linked to objectivity, cited as the closest thing in art to a 'true' representation of 'reality' — 'proof', a 'reliable witness', having 'been there', from the 'spectator's viewpoint'.
Kerry James Marshall’s immense retrospective just opened and It’s one of the most affecting and important exhibitions by any living American artist yet.
Diane Arbus in Central Park. Photo: Tod Papageorge, 1967. Diane Arbus is luminary photographer of the 20th century whose morally layered images have divided critics for years. Arbus had a privileged upper-class upbringing and adult life. Yet, whatever the goal, her creative work often singled out marginalized people and portrayed them as kitsch oddities.
In his latest documentary, Wiseman directs his lens to Jackson Heights, a culturally diverse neighborhood, in Queens, New York City, where 167 languages are spoken.
A six-month investigation into visual coverage in the New York Times and the New York Post found that both newspapers distorted the reality of homelessness, misrepresenting those affected by it.