How Photography Was Optimized for White Skin Color

https://priceonomics.com/how-photography-was-optimized-for-white-skin/

[…] the company didn’t develop a better film for rendering different gradations of brown until economic pressure came from a very different source: Kodak’s professional accounts. Two of their biggest clients were chocolate confectioners, who were dissatisfied with the film’s ability to render the difference between chocolates of different darknesses. “Also,” Connor says, “furniture manufacturers were complaining that stains and wood grains in their advertisement photos were not true to life.”

Donc du chocolat et du bois, c’est plus important que des gens. Je note, je note.

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