After publishing The Bonsai Project on De Correspondent with an article on the rights of trees, lots of upset comments by readers were given about that combination of text and imagery. Most heart critique was that the images were the opposite of rights for trees. But why should images in a journalistic context always literally show what is described in the text?
I decided to write an article on why I choose to do this way of image editing in which the images not necessary reflect the text, but bring in a different angle on the same subject. An article on my view of innovate image editing in journalism.
Read the article here [for now in Dutch only, it will be translated]