Home Anything Goes

A photographer's dilemma

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
Here's a dilemma for you...what would you do?

This test only has one question, but it's a very
important one.
Please don't answer it without giving it some serious
thought. By giving anhonest answer you will discover
where you stand morally. The test features an
unlikely, completely fictional situation, in which you
will have to make a decision.

Remember that your answer needs to be honest, yet

Please scroll down slowly and consider each line.
Thoughtfulness is important for this evaluation to be
meaningful! Ready? Begin.


You're in Florida...In Miami, to be exact... There is
chaos around you, caused by a hurricane and severe
flooding of biblical proportions. You are a
photojournalist working for a major
newspaper caught in the middle of this great disaster.
The situation is nearly hopeless.

You're trying to shoot career-making photos. There are
houses and people swirling around you, some
disappearing under the water.
Nature is showing all its destructive fury.
You see a man in the water; he is fighting for his
life, trying not
to be taken away with the water and debris. You move
closer. Somehow the man looks familiar.Suddenly, you
know who it is... it's George W. Bush!

At the same time you notice that the raging waters are
about to take him under, forever. You have two
options. You can save him or you can take the most
dramatic photos of your life. So, you can save the
life of George W. Bush, or you can shoot a Pulitzer
Prize winning photo, documenting the death of one of
the world's most powerful men.

Now, here's the question (please give an honest

Would you select color film, or rather go with the
classic simplicity of black and white?


Sign In or Register to comment.