This research attempts to raise questions about the ethics of a photographer of a war-related (and by extension socio-related) photograph and to analyze the visual and contextual affiliations of it. In the first chapter, several examples of photjournalists and their ethically ambiguous photographs are being presented.
The main topic of the second chapter is the inclusion of War related photographs in systemic media and art exhibitions and the consistent barrage of devastating images in the western world. Insensitivity is born on both for the journalist as he has to constantly cover war related stories, and the viewer because of the aforementioned barrage. Additionally, examples of photos used for commercial or profitable reasons are mentioned to emphasize how the media take advantage of the. Conclusively, the inclusion of socio-war photographs in museums, galleries and art related spaces in general and the outcome of that is discussed.