Whats in a kiss?

…misinterpretation? Deciphering a picture: an interesting story involving the elements that appear to make up photojournalism – the moment, the published image and our social media world.

photo by Richard Lam

Its probably best to read the articles in order to get a sense of what this images means, in my mind its probably one of the most important pictures of the year where context is increasingly edited:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/17/vancouver-riot-kiss-photograph-mystery

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/17/vancouver-kiss-couple-riot-police#

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/24/vancouver-kiss-couple-video-youtube

http://static.hypervocal.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Riot-Couple-Above.jpg

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