Should photojournalists be as objective as possible?
There’s a slight difference between being a photojournalist and a documentary photographer, so let’s stick to photographers who do journalistic work and exclude paparazzi jobs.

Other photojournalists may not agree, but I believe that it is difficult to be objective. Every decision we make to construct an image—such as capturing a specific moment or framing certain components—are results of very subjective choices. As a photographer, it’s not only inevitable to be subjective, but it’s also essential because those subjective choices are our points of view. That’s what makes the images compelling. We should shift our goals to create a fair representation about our subjects or a situation we are covering.

Should photojournalists be as objective as possible?
There’s a slight difference between being a photojournalist and a documentary photographer, so let’s stick to photographers who do journalistic work and exclude paparazzi jobs.

Other photojournalists may not agree, but I believe that it is difficult to be objective. Every decision we make to construct an image—such as capturing a specific moment or framing certain components—are results of very subjective…

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