A photojournalist is being accused of faking an award-winning series of photos that purportedly show hitmen in Honduras carrying out violent acts.
Fstoppers published a report that accuses Swiss/Italian photographer Michele Crameri of staging shots and publishing the photos with fake captions. The report is based on evidence and statements provided by both fellow photographers and the Honduran fixer who helped connect Crameri to gang members during four trips the photographer made to the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula between 2015 and 2018.
Crameri’s photos were published as a series titled Sicario, A Job Like Any Other, and the work has won at least 15 awards, according to Crameri’s website.
But according to Honduran journalist Orlin Castro, who served as Crameri’s fixer, the…
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