A list of articles & resources I’ve found helpful as a photographer and which I think should be read by people engaged in making pictures as well as an audience who would like to get more visually literate.

Link 1 – The ethics of seeing
Neeta Satam discusses combating colonialism and sensationalism in photographing “the other” to bring equitable discourse to photojournalism.

You can follow the author Neeta Satam on Instagram.

Link 2 – Why We Need More Visual Journalists and Editors of Color.
You can follow the author Tara Pixley on Instagram.

Link 3 – The moment I knew I wasn’t going to be a conflict photographer.
You can follow the author Kainaz Amaria on Instagram.

Link 4 – How Should Legacy Media Confront Their Racist Past?
You can follow the author Andrea Wise on Instagram.

Link 5 – From “Headmen” To “Hitmen”–A People Brutalised Yet Again
You can follow the author Asim Rafiqi on Instagram.

Link 6 – How to not photograph Nigerian women… again
You can follow the author Africa is a country on Instagram.

Link 7 – Talking Ethics in Photography
You can follow the author Maximilian Benner on Instagram.

Link 8 – Negotiating Consent in Development Contexts
You can follow the author Savannah Dodd on Instagram.

Link 9 – Who gets to picture and narrate Africa?
You can follow the author M Neelika Jayawardane on Instagram.

Link 10 – If photography is limitless, why doesn’t it represent everyone?
You can follow the author Laura BeltránVilla on Instagram.

Link 11 – Picturesque Poverty: Contemporary Photography’s Ugly Game
You can follow the author Jörg M. Colberg on Instagram.

Link 12 – I Asked 3 Other Women of Color How It Feels to Work in Media
You can follow the author Priyanka Borpujari on Instagram.

Link 13 – I Am The Nameless African From Your Last Instagram Post
You can follow the author Sarika Bansal on Instagram.

Link 14 – The Ambiguity of Pressing the Shutter – Ethics in Photojournalism
You can follow the author Allen Murabayashi on Instagram.

Link 15 – Disaster Ruins Everything
You can follow the author Suchitra Vijayan on Instagram.

Link 16 – Time magazine’s cover isn’t bold or brave. It’s exploitative.
You can follow the author Kainaz Amaria on Instagram.

Link 17 – Against Consuming Images of the Brutalized, Dead, and Dying
You can follow the author William C. Anderson on Instagram.

Link 18 – We are still here: Photography as Colonization
You can follow the author Kiliii Yuyan on Instagram.

Link 19 – As Alessio Mamo, World Press Photo face backlash, focus should be on ridding photography of colonial gaze
You can follow the author Neeta Satam on Instagram.

Link 20 – Contrast VR’s Zahra Rasool: Advocating for Diversity in Media Through Immersive Storytelling
You can follow the author Zahra Rasool on Instagram.

Link 21 – Photography is changing. We need to pay more attention to how images are being produced. @brightthemag and @evdayprojects brought together four photographers and journalists to talk about #InclusivePhotography.
You can follow the author Bright Magazine on Instagram.