Cambodia Project Ethics

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There are several layers in any ethical discussion of photographs. I am researching new ways to address these issues, with global relevance. This includes research into current best practice. There is a need is to have a framework which is accessible and useable both in situ (as the photograph is taken) and after that fact (as it is edited and used). …

Notes on Paul Martin Lester’s ‘Visual Ethics’

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Preface Lester considers six philosophical ethics ideas as a way to ‘judge’ photography: Categorical imperative – Kant, role-based rules Utilitarianism – useful to the many Golden Mean – Aristotle, average views between extremes Golden Rule – Aristotle, do to others Hedonism – because you can and you like it Veil of ignorance – John Rawls, blind justice Q: OTHER PRINCIPLES? …