Savannah Dodd facilitates a workshop on photography ethics for a small charity in rural southern Uganda. January 2018.

Savannah Dodd – Photography Ethics Centre

Date grant awarded: July 30, 2019

Savannah Dodd founded the Photography Ethics Centre in order to raise awareness about ethics and increase ethical literacy across the photography industry. Photographs shape how we view the world, and when we take and share photographs we are shaping how others view the world. In order to meet this enormous responsibility, we need photographers who are ethically literate. The concept of ethical literacy pushes beyond traditional conceptions of ethics as guidelines toward a more critical approach that takes the photographer’s subjective viewpoint and contextual factors into consideration.

The Photography Ethics Centre creates educational content and facilitates workshops to give photographers practice at responding to ethical dilemmas so that they are better prepared to face ethical dilemmas when they occur.