Controversy around McCurry

Paul Stenquist pnstenquist at mac.com
Wed Apr 5 23:22:27 EDT 2017


I have no problem with the staging and manipulation. If it makes for a better photo, it's fine. But captions that suggest otherwise are a violation of ethical standards. The picture is great. The writing is fraudulent.

Paul via phone

> On Apr 5, 2017, at 9:17 PM, Igor PDML-StR <pdmlstr at komkon.org> wrote:
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> 
> 
> This was happening last year, but I didn't see it.
> As far as I can tell, it was not discussed here. So, for those, who like myself missed it completely.
> Apparently, people discovered quite a few digital manipulations as well as "staging" of the photos by Steve McCurry.
> https://petapixel.com/2016/06/07/eyes-afghan-girl-critical-take-steve-mccurry-scandal/
> (and links therein)
> 
> Enjoy!
> 
> Igor
> 
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