Friday, October 30, 2015

Job 1

Raising Consciousness

“We question the powerful. We hold decision-makers accountable. The chain we help forge links the people we encounter in the field to millions of other individual minds and sensibilities. And once mass consciousness evolves into a shared sense of conscience, change becomes not only possible; it becomes inevitable.”

—James Nachtwey, photojournalist, on accepting the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Magazine Editors, “James Nachtwey: How Photography Can Change the World,” Time, February 2015 

Editorial Comment: See 5-minute video of Nachtwey’s work. Worth 100,000 words.

PeezPix by Ted Pease

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