Staging a Photo – 3/8


Many photographs which were once considered true have been discovered as “staged”.  Some photos are obviously staged in a way that is dreamlike, surreal, and cinematic. When a photographer chooses lighting, framing, depth of field, etc., isn’t there some degree of “staging”?  Look at the following links for history, ideas, and the ethical aspect of avoiding any alteration or staging in journalism.  For the next assignment, you will be using the ipads, sharing information with one another about our photo apps, scanning your analog photos and using photoshop or other software, to develop a series of 6 photos that are coherent in style and direction, creative, inventive, and different from anything you have done so far.

Staged photography – then and now

Ethics and authenticity in news photos

Fashion photographs of eugenio recuenco



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