An article about the freedom of sharing knowledge versus the fear to do it, so it is not misused; about what can and cannot be used as such when it is shared on the Internet; about fairness and honesty in the Internet age, or the lack of it. An article about the passion for photography, or the hunger for fame.
Inspiring from other photographers in the age of Internet. This is a tough subject to talk about because you generally do it after you’ve had a bad experience with how far this goes or you witnessed others having this experience. In my case it was both cases. I witness excesses to this every day at other photographers and it is happening to me too.
Before I go any further, I have to say that this is not one of my usual articles sharing my knowledge or sharing news about my photography activity. I apologize if you are not interested in this subject. You are free to not read this post if it is not of your interest, but even if it is based on personal experience, it is something that raises a higher concern, as it is a matter of principles in photography. This is why I decided to discuss it in this article.
This is an article I have to write with sadness because it has to do with the lack of fairness and moral values that I see in some cases in the photography community today and that may make those who share knowledge start being afraid to do it freely in the future. This would be a huge loss for everyone. The freedom of sharing knowledge and the freedom of Continue reading