Though this by far is an extraordinary photograph, it was very difficult to be content with. This being that we have been exposed to many photographs in which appeared to be real but in reality were actually staged. Robert Whelan has many good points. One that really stood out to me was that the photograph was taking multiple times. In one of the photographs the man captured in it, is doing the exact pose as the one who was caught falling. I don’t believe it is real due to Robert Capa being known for most of the staged photographs. I also believe that the authenticity doesn’t matter at this point because back then, it was a photograph that was never seen before, so it gave people a broad and different perspective of reality.
Professor Sandra Cheng
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