Fotograf Magazine

Artistic blow-ups

The Homeopathic Alternative to Noisy Photos in Public Space

It is often said that we live in a society of images. This is thanks to the editors of print media and internet publications, and in part to television shows, and also to advertising strategists, who narrow-mindedly pursue a single aim. Even in the tabloid press, for some time now the role of banner headlines has been overtaken by that of images. And these do not even have to be photographs of violence or other hair-raising scenes. Even more pleasant photographs that provoke in the reader a feeling of desire may occasionally form an introduction to global news coverage. For the masterminds of advertisements which occupy the public space have little interest in diversity – all they are concerned with is persuading the public to buy a new type of car or an LCD monitor.

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