The responses to the recent NYC shooting made me stop and think (link and link to news reports). I saw...
We see things unfold through other’s filters, through the filter of their life experience and world view, their varying cultural references, and that ‘view’ gives a certain flavour to their observations. A flavour that others may fail to understand, or at worst utterly detest. And with these distractions we potentially lose sight of the message: two men died, tragically and unnecessarily.
Michele McNally, director of photography and assistant managing editor of The New York Times, offers this perspective: “The vast majority of the 20 percent were obvious deceptions – there were addition or subtraction of material, that was really evident.”
“Digital darkroom processing…is not the same as the old wet, analog darkroom,” said McNally. That is why the rules are outdated: “So much does not apply and we need clearer standards.”