The Boston Photographs – Summary

In “The Boston Photographs” the author stated photos can strongly affect people’s mind more so than words. However, these photos sometimes violates people’s privacy and if its so emotionally scaring it can effect people negatively. The argument in the article to express a neutral opinion which side should we stand on. Should we encourage photojournalism to publish more pictures, or just simply describe it written? However, the article make a clear statement that the author is supporting photojournalism, because a photo represent firsthand experience that tells the truth to the society without any modification. Unfortunately some photos may give off negative emotions or rub people the wrong way because these photos are so real. The article point of view is that photojournalism is stronger than written journalism.