Taking Pictures of People

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TL;DR: Don’t be the jerk that takes pictures of random strangers while you’re traveling. First of all, it’s kind of rude. The political and social history of Guatemala, combined with the things that make photographs so unique, creates a really morally and practically complicated situation around taking pictures of people. But it’s totally okay to take pictures […]

Gender Bending – Roundup of Pedagogically Useful Photo Essays

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I just read a for-fun book that played with gender Ursula K. Le Guin-style (it’s okay to talk about her on an anthro blog, because she’s the daughter of an anthropologist, and is even participating in a multidisciplinary conference organized by an anthropologist. Right? Right.). Le Guin uses all male pronouns in The Left Hand of […]