Michel Setboun, a prominent figure to record the critical times of the Revolution, visits
Mr. Setboun is in
The event inspired
A photo depicts Imam Khomeini (RA) in
"Religious symbols now seriously contribute to chances a photo could win awards in festivals; this is a religious element, which would be translated into a historic valuable piece," he adds.
Mr. Setboun says he was first to introduce Imam's photos taken in
Mr. Setboun believes that he had never mingled his ideological convictions and beliefs in the process of photojournalism. "A photographer may have his own beliefs; he should refrain from intermingle these beliefs whatsoever in the career and thus to spoil his art; on this premise, I would permit the people to use Imam's photos according to their own beliefs and values," he asserts.
Michel Setboun believes that in selecting photos for the book of collection, he sought the opinions of Iranians, since "it was important, for people have expectations from photos selected as the major target audience to see a pictorial narrative of their history; I also observed some sensitivities in the selection process," Setboun closes his review.
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