Uprooted from the Real: Photographers without a stance

At a recent editorial meeting, the Foto8 team and I shared a common frustration, that is also a professional conundrum, about some of the most celebrated photography from the past year or so, including work we’ve featured in 8 magazine. We’re talking about well-received documentary work by established photographers on significant subjects. What we find incongruous is that we are unsure of the basic moral position of the author in relation to the socially significant subject matter.

read more via Uprooted from the Real: Photographers without a stance.

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~ by Gary Austin on February 12, 2010.

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