Questions for Natalie Zelt co-curator of the exhibition War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. With the invention of the digital in the 1990s and its widespread use by the beginning of the 21st century, photographers could, edit, select and transmit what they wanted editors to see. Before this time, when they used film, it was processed and edited by editors at their publications. Can you talk about how big a change that was when photographers took control of what editors saw?
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