On Photography - Susan Sontag

Regarding the Pain of Others - Susan Sontag

Orientalism - Edward Said

The Power of Photography: How Photographs Changed Our Lives - Vicki Goldberg

Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography -Roland Barthes

Articles & Essays

Picturesque Poverty: Contemporary Photography’s Ugly Game
You can follow the author Jörg M. Colberg on Instagram.

Talking Ethics in Photography
You can follow the author Maximilian Benner on Instagram.

Why We Need More Visual Journalists and Editors of Color.
You can follow the author Tara Pixley on Instagram.

 The moment I knew I wasn’t going to be a conflict photographer.
You can follow the author Kainaz Amaria on Instagram.

How Should Legacy Media Confront Their Racist Past?
You can follow the author Andrea Wise on Instagram.

From “Headmen” To “Hitmen”–A People Brutalised Yet Again
You can follow the author Asim Rafiqi on Instagram.

How to not photograph Nigerian women… again
You can follow the author Africa is a country on Instagram.

Negotiating Consent in Development Contexts
You can follow the author Savannah Dodd on Instagram.

Who gets to picture and narrate Africa?
You can follow the author M Neelika Jayawardane on Instagram.

If photography is limitless, why doesn’t it represent everyone?
You can follow the author Laura BeltránVilla on Instagram.

I Asked 3 Other Women of Color How It Feels to Work in Media
You can follow the author Priyanka Borpujari on Instagram.

I Am The Nameless African From Your Last Instagram Post
You can follow the author Sarika Bansal on Instagram.

The Ambiguity of Pressing the Shutter – Ethics in Photojournalism
You can follow the author Allen Murabayashi on Instagram.

Disaster Ruins Everything
You can follow the author Suchitra Vijayan on Instagram.

Time magazine’s cover isn’t bold or brave. It’s exploitative.
You can follow the author Kainaz Amaria on Instagram.

Against Consuming Images of the Brutalized, Dead, and Dying
You can follow the author William C. Anderson on Instagram.

We are still here: Photography as Colonization
You can follow the author Kiliii Yuyan on Instagram.

As Alessio Mamo, World Press Photo face backlash, focus should be on ridding photography of colonial gaze
You can follow the author Neeta Satam on Instagram.

Contrast VR’s Zahra Rasool: Advocating for Diversity in Media Through Immersive Storytelling
You can follow the author Zahra Rasool on Instagram.

Photography is changing. We need to pay more attention to how images are being produced. @brightthemag and @evdayprojects brought together four photographers and journalists to talk about #InclusivePhotography.
You can follow the author Bright Magazine on Instagram.

The ethics of seeing
Neeta Satam discusses combating colonialism and sensationalism in photographing “the other” to bring equitable discourse to photojournalism.