• POV: Staged Photos In China: The New York Times

    24 days ago - By The Travel Photographer

    Photo Gilles Sabrié | Courtesy The New York Times
    The article titled " At This Instagram Hot Spot, All the World's a Stage " appeared in The New York Times on June 28, 2021.
    The New York Times' coverage of China has -on many occasions- been extremely negative (and in political and societal cases, deservedly so), but I fail to see the real intent of this article...even after I've read it a few times.
    Many of its readers' comments also take issue with it, essentially asking what's the harm of staging photographs in a scenic region, providing pleasure to the photographers (presumably none are...
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