Changemaking photography is melding social innovation and photography, it’s trying to improve society through conscious image making and powerful storytelling. Changemaking Photographers attempt to be conscious of the social impact of their photography. To find Changemaking Photography look out for the hashtag #changemakingphotography
Changemaking Photography could be:
– Making a photo of something you want to change and posting it to social media (like instagram) with the hashtag #changemakingphotography and a short blurb on how you want it to change the subject of the photograph,
– Creating a photographic series about an issue that you want to change and publishing it in an online or offline exhibition,
– Running a photography and social innovation program for young people from diverse backgrounds, or anything that uses photography to try and change society for the better (e.g. Flashpoint Labs, Youth In Focus, Umuzi Photo Club, Baycat, Photovoice, Adobe Youth Voices).