Photo Democracy

Doesn’t get my vote.

Election Day somewhere in Montana. Kenneth Jarecke/Contact Press Images

I read an article recently in a rather highbrow publication which praised a certain photographer’s work as democratic. A decade ago when intellectuals were pushing for the democratization of photography this might have been a compliment, today it is not.

To be fair, I didn’t actually read the article, but I did read the headline and I looked at the pictures. In my opinion the pictures…



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Kenneth Jarecke

Kenneth Jarecke


I'm a husband, dad, photographer, a writer (sort of), an occasional rancher and the Founder of The Curious Society.