Is it time for travel photographers to take more responsibility?

“All photography is subjective. Even the most hard-hitting, seemingly unbiased war photojournalists choose what they want to share with the world. They pick certain stories which frame how we process news and subconsciously steer how we react.”

“If I can steer your emotion through a single image, imagine how easy it is to perpetuate bias through photography?”

“For me, the visual beauty and composition of a travel photograph should never replace the emotion of your subject."

- Lola Akinmade Åkerstrom

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