This post is part of an adversarial. Your comments will be scored according to succinctness, insight, and collaboration. Your point total at the end of the adversarial will be scaled against your peers to determine final grades.
You will need your notes on Susan Sontag’s On Photography for this exercise. (You may also wish to refer to our brief study of this photo by Malcolm Browne.) Blend elements from some or all of Sontag’s four-part approach to the grammar and ethics of photography to inform a critical analysis of the following image:
Clarence Hailey Long, 1949
This is C.H. Long, a 39-year-old foreman at the JA ranch in the Texas panhandle, a place described as “320,000 acres of nothing much.” Once a week, Long would ride into town for a store-bought shave and a milk shake. Maybe he’d take…
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