Souvid Datta

1 year 1 month ago #527293 by bojojo
In the past few weeks, I've been following this story about Indian photographer Souvid Datta and frankly I find the whole situation to be so despicable. Has anyone else heard about this story/have any thoughts on this article?

www.firstpost.com/living/souvid-datta-pl...-images-3442700.html


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1 year 1 month ago #527361 by icepics
Hadn't seen anything about this before, but it sounds like he wrecked his reputation as an up and coming photojournalist. Seems like he violated the ethics for that field of work. If for a feature a journalist does a photo illustration it should be indicated as such. But to 'lift' a person out of a photograph taken by a famous photographer and edit that into his own photo takes it into being plagiarism. Seems like he blew it with opportunities he had or could have had.

Sharon
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1 year 3 weeks ago #528096 by Neillien
I don't know how a person can have the gall to even attempt to get away with this sort of thing (although, I guess he did get away with this for a while). I'm all for experimentation and appropriation in photography, but trying to pass this off as photojournalism is so unethical


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1 year 3 weeks ago #528107 by Chris Yates
It's almost comical that this wasn't picked up on earlier - but, I guess that it's hard to spot a hacked photoshop job when you don't know to look for it.


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1 year 3 weeks ago #528516 by rogdel
Well, that's one way to instant wreck your credibility


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1 year 3 weeks ago #528606 by Joves
And they wonder why nobody trust any of the news organizations.


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11 months 4 weeks ago #531401 by rosh4u
Haven't heard about this before. All things considered, that is one approach to moment wreck your reliability. 


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