Monday, September 12, 2005

a test of morals

This test only has one question, but it's a very important one. By giving an honest answer, you will discover where you stand on an important moral issue.

The test features an unlikely, completely fictional situation in which you will have to make a decision. Remember that your answer needs to be honest, yet spontaneous. Please scroll down slowly and give due consideration to each line.

You are in Miami, Florida under hurricane conditions with severe flooding. You are a photojournalist working for a major newspaper, and you're caught in the middle of this epic disaster.

The situation is nearly hopeless. There are houses and people swirling around you, some disappearing under the water. Nature is unleashing all of its destructive fury.

Suddenly you see a man floundering in the water. He is fighting for his life, trying not to be taken down with the debris. You move closer. Somehow the man looks familiar. You suddenly realize who it is.

It's George W. Bush!

At the same time you notice that the raging waters are about to take him under .. forever. You have two options--you can save the life of G.W.Bush or you can shoot a dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning photo, documenting the death of one of the world's most powerful men.

So here's the question, and please give an honest answer:
1. Would you select high contrast color film, or 2. would you go with the classic simplicity of black and white?

2 Comments:

At 9/12/2005 2:48 PM, Blogger cdanielt said...

Black and white... they would run it next to the photos of Jackie O. at JFKs funeral. Very classic. And he'd be a martyr the minute he went under... Going down with the shit... I mean ship.

 
At 9/12/2005 4:32 PM, Blogger dj whut said...

3. Drop the camera and hold him under.

 

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