The Underlying (and Harmful) -Isms of Stock Photography

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Wow, this article is well-written and speaks to a genuine issue with how we “market” aging. I’ve had this exact same problem, finding photos of seniors in pain and unable to function, a very small portion of the aging experience. I love and hope that other stock photo sites find photographers with the ability to capture happiness, companionship, compassion, and the day to day life that’s part of the caregiving experience. Thanks for this article!


Totally agree Pam! Thanks for sharing your perspective!

Well said Pam. Thanks for reading!