New NFI publication: Recommendations on how to take photographs respectfully on a journey
Taking photographs has become a matter of course: we do so all the time and everywhere, we capture holidays, parties, people, animals, sceneries and objects. In times of wide-spread use of smart phones, our cameras are almost always close at hand. There is basically nothing that has never had a photograph taken of it – and ethical and moral boundaries have often been crossed in doing so. Especially when travelling, people often take pictures thoughtlessly and thus frequently break taboos. Travellers and photographers bear a huge responsibility, even more so when visiting cultures that differ greatly from their own. Photograph- ing consciously and taking fewer pictures can be rewarding: less is more!