Pistorious in the back of the paddy wagon or the back of his mind? The Queen, leaving a plant where she was inspecting postage stamps, framed in a car window with reflected colored swishes, all graphic like that, looks like she’s a postage stamp.
It’s not like these collage-like images are that unusual to find on the newswire but they feel more familiar to Instagram. I’m continually curious how these other platforms are influencing news photography.
(photo 1: PA PHOTOS/ABACA caption: Oct. 30, 2014. Queen Elizabeth II leaves following an official visit to International Security Printers to view their work on specialist postage stamps in Wolverhampton, U.K.photo 2: SIPHIWE SIBEKO—REUTERS caption: North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, ending a trial that has gripped South Africa and the world.)