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The photos that change lives

Around the world, photographers are attempting to ‘give back’ to their subjects. But is photography inherently exploitative, asks Graeme Green.

Source: BBC – Culture – The photos that change lives


BBC – Ansel Adams: Exploring the inner lens of the imagination


Ansel Adams’ images celebrate the wonder of the American West. In Civilisations: Picturing Paradise Simon Schama praises him for sharing the “luminous majesty” of the land with the world. While landscape photography and conservation were his main focus, during World War Two Adams turned his lens towards the treatment of a specific ethnic group.

via Ansel Adams: Exploring the inner lens of the imagination