THE SITUATION:

There is chaos all around you caused by a hurricane with severe flooding.
This is a flood of biblical proportions.
You are a photo-journalist working for a major newspaper and you’re caught in the middle of this epic disaster.
You are trying to shoot career-promoting photos.
There is a mass of debris and many people swirling around you, some disappearing under the water.
Nature is unleashing all of its destructive fury.

THE TEST:

Suddenly, you see a man in the water.
He is fighting for his life, trying not to be taken down with the debris.
You move closer… Somehow, the man looks familiar… You suddenly realise who it is… It’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown!

You notice that the raging waters are about to take him under, forever!

You have two options:

You can save the life of Gordon Brown…

…or you can shoot a dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning photo, documenting the death of one of the world’s leaders.

THE QUESTION:

Here’s the question and please give an honest answer…

Would you select high contrast colour film or would you go with the classic simplicity of black and white?

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