Is This Trending Photograph Making a Statement About Overfishing?
photograph by Kremer / Johnson From Stephen Weir article - Huffington Post September 19,2015 h http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/stephen-weir/catch-to-table-photo_b_8113096.html?fb_action_ids=10153452284040813&fb_action_types=og.likes With the bounty of the sea on their restaurant table two spear fishermen, still in their dive gear, prepare to place an order with a nonplussed waiter. Is this rapidly trending photograph a statement about overfishing and the gluttony of man or just a photographic bon mot for the internet? "It certainly had that (environmental) message but somehow it went terribly wrong," said California photographer Neil Kremer. He and his partner Cory Johnson spent two weeks building the restaurant set inside their Redondo Beach studio, hiring actors, lighting the set and ultimately taking this picture they call "Catch to Table." "We are a photography team ( Kremer / Johnson ) specializing in environmental, studio, and narra