I Don’t Object To Staging – The Honesty Lies In My Ability To Understand

By A Photo Editor

I remember your picture of a Spanish woman throwing water into the street. Was this staged?

A. I would not have hesitated to ask her to throw the water. (I don’t object to staging if and only if I feel that it is an intensification of something that is absolutely authentic to the place.)

Q. Cartier-Bresson never asks for this…. Why do you break this basic rule of candid photography?

A. I didn’t write the rules — why should I follow them? Since I put a great deal of time and research to know what I am about? I ask and arrange if …read more

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Marco | Editor

Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses

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