• Photographer Accused of ‘Artificially Creating' Her Plagiarism Claim

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    After World Press Photo announced its finalists this year, Iranian photographer Solmaz Daryani came forward and accused German photographer Maximilian Mann of plagiarizing photos from her personal project for his environmental photos of Lake Urmia in Iran. Now Mann's collective is firing back, accusing Daryani of fabricating the controversy with previously unpublished photos.
    Back in March, documentary photographer Kaveh Rostamkhani brought this accusation to the world's attention with a blog post titled “ When Carbon Copies fade .” Rostamkhani shared 10 side-by-side comparisons showing...
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