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external “How Do You Photograph A City’s Bankruptcy?” —The Picture Show

Photographer Kirk Crippens says you can’t. But that hasn’t stopped him from trying. Since 2009, he has been documenting the city of Stockton, Calif., which last year became the largest city in American history to file for bankruptcy — until Detroit filed yesterday. [...] His advice to photographers in Detroit, who might first be drawn to the devastation: “Look at the fullness and the balance of what’s going on. If you have time, it’s great to pull back and look at as many ends of the spectrum as you can.”

 
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