Ted Diadiun at the Cleveland Plain Dealer takes on the question of biased political photos in a recent column. Readers had been complaining that images of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice always seemed to make her look bad, so he asked the photo editor to take a look at the last year’s worth of published images. The results will … well, go find out.
For what it’s worth, while I spent a large chunk of my shooting career doing sports and politics, I don’t ever remember making a conscious decision to make one candidate look better than another. Did it happen? Probably. But I never chose sides while shooting, I always tried to shoot the event.