For those who’ve read my earlier thoughts about predatory vs collaborative shots this is an interesting take on street photography.
Some people get downright mad when their photo is taken. People get violent even. Case in point, a homeless man punched me yesterday for taking his photo (do not fret friends, your loyal blogger is ok). On the other hand, there are those who love getting photographed. Some people even come up to me just to ask to get their picture taken (I get so happy when this happens!). The law of averages being universal, the vast majority of people react in a similar way – nonchalance. Most people don’t care.
So when we ask ourselves, is what we are doing ethically justifiable? And further – what would make a photograph unethical? These are tough questions to answer and therefore posing them is also somewhat tough. However, as I like to emphasize… we are the intrepid and immune to trepidation. So let us strap on our utility belts like Batman and bring…
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