The Power of Photography

The Power of Photography
technology
Dan Gould
  • 14 august 2008

In a fascinating New York Times article, Errol Morris explores the power of images, and how they can shape our thoughts. He starts off examining the infamous doctored Iranian missile photo, and goes on to talk about why we need to question the images we view. He finds that people will tend to believe what they see, even if it’s not true. Changing history can be as easy as changing the photo – either content, or simply the caption.

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