Ethics of Photojournalism and Street Photography

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Ethics of Photojournalism and Street Photography

  1. 1. By Stephanie Chernalis
  2. 2. Grief Despair
  3. 3. Lack of affordable housing Poverty Unemployment
  4. 4. 636,000 individuals arehomeless on a given night in America
  5. 5. it could be you…
  6. 6. people are victims of photojournalism as their lives are ‘exploited’People’s everyday suffering becomes the subject of entertainment or art for some
  7. 7. When used properly, street photographycan bring attention to important issues
  8. 8. I feel that street photography uses petty shots at others misfortunes to gain attention
  9. 9. The next time you are capturing photos on thestreets, think long and hard about your job as a street photographer.Are you trying to expose the people you see on the streets? Or capture the their story and soul?
  10. 10. "Facts and Figures: The Homeless." PBS. PBS. Web. 02 May 2012. <http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/526/homeless- facts.html>."Hope for the Homeless." Hope for the Homeless. 19 Jan. 2012. Web. 02 May 2012. <http://cflhomeless.wordpress.com/2012/01/19/the-state- of- homelessness-in-america-2012/>."How Many People Experience Homelessness?" National Coalition for the Homeless. July 2009. Web. 02 May 2012. <http://www.nationalhomeless.org/factsheets/How_Many.html> .Kim, Eric. "Are There Any Ethics in Street Photography?" ERIC KIM. 26 Jan. 2011. Web. 02 May 2012. <http://erickimphotography.com/blog/2011/01/are-there-any- ethics-in-street-photography/>.
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