We mustn't exploit communities – Jason Houston, conservation photographer

Feb 21, 07:11 PM

Jason Houston, a social and environmental photographer who works with clients including the New York Times, shares his insights on participatory photography and respecting the needs of the communities he photographs.

In this episode, we hear from Jason Houston, a ‘Concerned Photographer’ who demonstrates in his work a humanitarian impulse to use pictures to educate and change the world, not just to record it. A senior fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers, Jason has worked in over 30 countries for media outlets such as the New York Times and numerous NGOs. Jason is a big advocate for participatory photography as a way of establishing a more equal relationship with communities and here he shares tips on using this technique to tell more authentic stories.