When a photo is published on the web, it falls into nimble, anonymous hands that upload and share millions of images each day. Context becomes a casualty. Its loss threatens photographers’ reputations, may endanger their subjects, and chips away at journalistic credibility. If a photojournalist’s responsibility is authenticity, her challenge is control.
This is why writing and live performance of the writing is the last bastion of those of us that know. Of course, if I rent a three thousand seat theatre, and only sell three of the seats, I have to charge $10K per to break even…. :(