This Reflects How Simply The Reality Can Be Manipulated Through Media

As we all know, the bulk of stuff we get to hear through the media. It can be a criminal activity, a political event, an accident, or something else. Still, how can we be so confident about what they report? Actually, we don’t experience it, all that we know is what they reported. So, more than one perspective should still be available.

The below pictures should allow you to understand that multiple perspectives can reveal anything. Ólafur Steinar Gestsson and Philip Davali are two photographers who have performed projects for the Ritzau Scanpix photo agency. They captured the same people but from different perspectives. They used a wide-angle lens and a telephoto lens for that.

Nowadays, the term “social distancing” has become one of the people’s most common terms as social distancing plays a significant role in the battle against the outbreak of COVID-19. And for their experiment, the two photographers opted for this case. Let’s figure out how to report social distancing from different perspectives.

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Telephoto lens

Photo credits: EPA / Philip Davali / Olafur Steinar RyE

Wide-angle lens

Photo credits: EPA / Philip Davali / Olafur Steinar RyE

Telephoto lens

Wide-angle lens

Telephoto lens

Wide-angle lens

Telephoto lens

Wide-angle lens

Telephoto lens

Wide-angle lens

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