2 thoughts on “Does Haiti’s Crisis Call for a New Photojournalism?”

  1. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel asked Burk Uzzle to explain what he meant when he said this about his Cambodian photographs. “I hope that they reflect the subject first” and that “I gave myself to the refugees.” His response is reflective of much of what I think the photos of Haiti should have.

    “The best photography comes when the photographer gives rather than takes. I think you give of your energies, you give of your understanding, you give of your perceptions, and all that you are. You filter that subject matter through all that you’ve become and experienced, and you give something back. I think that is really what gives joy, what gives growth, in not only the person that does it but in the person that receives it.”

    Visions and Images: Cornell Capa and Burk Uzzle, 1981

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