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PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS

Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma.

Abstract
Photo manipulation has its influence on all walks of photography in both positive and negative
ways. Though impact of Photo manipulation on photography is subjective and depends on its application that
what kind of audience will consume the image. The purpose of this study is to enquire photographers’
perception about photo manipulation and its ethics. The study also investigated the photographers’ acceptance
for various photo manipulation techniques in their profession. Total 228 responses received in a web based
survey which shaped the conclusion of this study. Results indicate that photographers consider photo
manipulation responsible for credibility loss of photography. Respondents agreed that unethical photo
manipulation is an increasingly important issue in photography society today and identified the need of ethical
conduct to curb unethical practices in all photography genres. Findings indicate that manipulation techniques
which do not spoil the integrity of image are acceptable by photographers.

Key words: Photo journalism, Media ethics, Impact of Photoshop, Photography Ethics


 
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Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma. PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS. JCR. 2020; 7(16): 1795-1804. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.226


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Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma. PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS. JCR. 2020; 7(16): 1795-1804. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.226



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Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma. PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS. JCR. (2020), [cited May 31, 2021]; 7(16): 1795-1804. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.226



Harvard Style

Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma (2020) PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS. JCR, 7 (16), 1795-1804. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.226



Turabian Style

Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma. 2020. PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (16), 1795-1804. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.226



Chicago Style

Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma. "PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 1795-1804. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.226



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma. "PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.16 (2020), 1795-1804. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.226



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Jitendra Sharma, Rohita Sharma (2020) PHOTOGRAPHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS PHOTO MANIPULATION AND ITS ETHICS. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (16), 1795-1804. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.16.226