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By Sarah Jacobs

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Removing Images to Support Photographers

Image courtesy of BJP

To celebrate Paris Photo’s opening this week, French newspaper Libération ran their November 14th issue with zero images. No eye-catching front page photo, no images to help break up text, just large gaping white space where images should have been. The bold move created a visually alarming edition of the paper – and an extremely effective, clear message: we need photographs to help tell stories.

To explain to readers what was going on, the front page read “Libération vows an eternal gratitude to photography, whether produced by photojournalists, fashion photographers, portraitists, or conceptual artists. …read more

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