Under the Influence: Photographs of Africa

WHILE APPROACHING the subject of how to photograph Africa, I am reminded of Susan Sontag’s contention1 that a photograph cannot in itself explain anything. Instead, it is us—the viewers—who speculate continually upon the image that we are presented with. …

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