Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Today I was fortunate enough to see a talk given by Don McCullin the renowned photographer who began his career taking pictures of street life in London in the 1950’s and then moved to conflict photography. He was asked why he took pictures and why he concentrated on wars. He spoke for over an hour, eloquent and engaging, however he summed up the reason for photographers to take photos as being to give voice to the voiceless and to allow those who cannot defend themselves to be recorded and defended.

He was an inspiration.

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