Iscuss Jean Baudrillards theory of The society of the Simulacrum. Is photography one of its mechanism or one of its casualties?

My eassys criteria is:
1.understand the relationship between appropriate photographic practice and
the relevant cultural and historical context.
2.find example that demonstrate an understanding of the relevent theoretical
issues and concepts.
3.use appropriate skills for visual analysis 4.research a topic, analyse
texts and compose an essay based upon cited and coherent evidence.

ps.this eassy will be writen on Harvard Referencing System.