The Ethics of Street Photography

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Fuji released a short promotional film for their new X100V camera, featuring acclaimed street photography Tatsuo Susuki. It led to a heated debate online about Susuki-san’s street shooting style – too aggressive? Fuji apparently then pulled the film. The original video has disappeared from YouTube as far as I can tell, though this ‘3rd party’ commentary from Camera Conspiracies is …

Instagram Part 2

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Following the earlier post, I conducted an experiment. Brief recap on my Instagram: I joined pretty much at the beginning, and just use it as a diary. I have just over 1600 followers, and I follow around 1200. Besides people messaging us (and possibly offering commissions), the only real kind of feedback any of us get on social platforms is ‘likes’. …