Death of a Loyalist Soldier

After reading the article “In Love and War” by Robert Whelan I’m still not convinced Robert Capa’s photo is fake. This is because nothing solid is being said to make the work unauthentic. Also in this case I don’t think authenticity is a big deal. I think staging a war zone is ok because of all the things that could go wrong while trying to capture war during a war. As long as the photographer is able to get their message across I’m ok as a viewer. Weather its fake or real Capa was able to showcase the horrors of war. It gave people who knew nothing about the look or feel of war a visualization of it was and as a critic I believe that is what really matters.

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