There has been a lot of talks about photoshopped photojournalism lately, what is acceptable or not, what should photo contest approve or disapprove. Here is, for the benefit of everyone, a couple of links on photographer extraordinaire, Tyler Hicks, who really doesn’t not need to alter his images to get to the point.
First, his recent multimedia from Afghanistan that is reminiscent of the best work we have seen out of the Vietnam war . You will leave it disturbed and thinking.This should win a Pulitzer and a World press (if they had a multimedia entry). click on the image below:
and for those who would like to know a bit about the behind the scenes, here is a video on Tyler Hicks himself :
This is what I call a Trouble Maker.