The 10th anniversary of 9/11 anniversary is just past, and it’s a good time to reflect on the positive and negative things that have resulted from that momentous event. One fairly negative thing for photographers worldwide is that somehow “serious” photography got associated with terrorism in the lesser minds of our public authorities. Here is a rather chilling video that explains the extent of this travesty in the US.
I’m sure things will swing back to a more sane viewpoint eventually, as they usually do, but the question is how long will it take. Fortunately there are some encouraging pushback occasionally, although it is not nearly enough. One would hope that saner minds would prevail, but that seems to be getting rarer and rarer…