Richard Misrach: Graffiti in the wake of Hurricane Katrina

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, photographer Richard Misrach traveled through abandoned towns, documenting graffiti messages left behind by those who had fled.

The Ethics of Seeing

There’s more to documentary photography than simply capturing the world with a camera. As the artist Susan Meiselas and others explain, the “ethics of seeing” involves connecting, engaging, and feeling compassion for your subjects.