In her previous post “Canada’s Official Photography of the First World War,” Carla Jean Stokes offered valuable insight into the interpretation of official photography. Today she talks about the unofficial photos of the war and how soldiers continued to photograph the war in spite of the ban on photography at the front.

To read the entire article, please see the original post at the Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies website.

profilepic2-2Author: Carla Jean Stokes

Feature Image: “The CWRO put on a number of exhibitions of official war photography, but many soldiers ignored the ban on photography at the front and took their own photographs.”