February 20, 2011

Your Turn: Self-Portraits for Social Networks

The way Facebook and social networking have literally rocked the world, I’m interested in your take on this World Press Winning story series in the portrait category by photographer Wolfram Hahn.

Some questions, given it’s a 12 picture set…. Is there much variation here? Is there variation by gender? Can this be read primarily as a commentary on youth culture? How dispassionate is the photographer (versus how heavy handed)?

Can you draw any comparisons between Hahn’s attitude and point-of-view and the one taken by photographer Tim Fadek in this recent BagNewsOriginals post, “Tim Fadek: Is Social Media Destroying Public Interaction?

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