“Do not trust this photo”

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathonkeats/2012/09/06/do-not-trust-this-joel-sternfeld-photograph/

One of the animation artisits, Joel Sternfeld says “No individual photo explains anything. That’s what makes photography such a wonderful and problematic medium.” He is criticized for photographing a scene that makes a fireman look like he is ignoring a fire, but instead turns it around on the viewer and says we see what we want to see. 

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