The Ghost of Snapped Shot

Or, welcome to my low-maintenance heck.

The picture not taken

Eli Stoltzfus of Missouri asks an excellent question at Lightstalkers:

The Picture Not Taken

Why so many pictures from the same old places? (Lebanon/Gaza/Iraq,repeat.)
Why so few from others?

If the point is suffering and persecution,. Why not more pictures from Darfur (Genocide), Saudi,Iran,Egypt…,(minority religion intolerance)?

We'll be monitoring that thread to see what our Holier-than-Thou photographers have to say to Eli. I'm not expecting much of a response to this obviously un-PC question.

UPDATE 28-AUG-2006 15:51 EST: As I thought. Here's a summary of the insightful discussion held amongst distinguished FAUXtographers from 'round the world:



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