Pro Photo Daily - Around the Net | In Focus: Photography In Turkey After an Anxious Year
By: David Schonauer
Publish Date: April 20, 2017, 6:33 a.m.
The last 12 months have seen Turkey navigate an accumulation of violent incidents and growing surveillance, all of which have made the environment for photographers more difficult. “In this country, which occasionally tops the New York–based Committee to Protect Journalists’s annual list of the world’s leading jailers of journalists, taking pictures is an increasingly political and dangerous act,” writes novelist and essayist Kaya Genç in Aperture’s Spring 2017 issue, excerpted now online.