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The Importance of Ethical Landscape Photography

By November 14, 2017Current News

SCreenshot of eithical landscape photograpy article posted on DIYPhotographyCross-posted from DIYPhotography.net
[by Spencer Cox]

I’ve wondered for a long time what it means to be an ethical landscape photographer. Sure, this field isn’t known for its wide-reaching moral dilemmas or particularly sticky situations, but the question still deserves attention. As landscape photographers, we are in a rare position to show the Earth’s most amazing places to an audience of countless people. It makes sense to me that we should do so with respect. One of the most important rules? Don’t cause harm — not in the field, and, perhaps, not even in post-production.

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