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fotografia | photography

a photographer with “An Ethical Dilemma”

This test only has one question, but it’s a very important one.

By answering the question honestly, you will discover where you stand morally. The test features an unlikely, completely fictional situation in which you will have to make a decision. Your answer needs to be honest, yet spontaneous.

You are in Miami, Florida. There is chaos all around you, caused by a hurricane, with severe flooding. This is a flood of biblical proportions. You are a photo/journalist, working for a major newspaper, and you are caught in the middle of this disaster. Yet you are attempting to shoot career-making photos.

Suddenly, you see two men floundering in the water.
They are fighting for their lives, trying not to be taken down with the debris. You move closer. Somehow the men appear familiar. You suddenly realise who they are.
It’s George W. Bush and Tony Blair!

You have two options. You can either attempt to save their lives, or you can shoot dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning photos, documenting the demise of two of the most powerful men on earth.

So, here’s the question:
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Operation Eden (or Katrina survivor photos)

Operation Eden

A personal chronicle of what hurricane Katrina has done to my poor proud people.

from the author:

clayton james cubitt’s mom was a teenage runaway, go-go dancing at a club on bourbon street in new orleans. his dad was a canadian national running pot over the border from mexico. they met, married, and moved to los angeles, conceiving him on the trip in the back of a vw bus at dinosaur national park in utah. now he takes pictures and lives in brooklyn. he grew up in new orleans and the gulf coast, where his family still lives. He is also known as siege, and all of these images originally appeared on his photo journal for

you must see this for yourself.