Delving into the psyche of war photographers

Delving into the psyche of war photographers Feinstein’s Shooting War is a remarkable book that combines 18 essays, one each for some of the world’s pre-eminent conflict photographers, alongside a single, jarring photograph around which the text is built. The essays result from face-to-face interviews with the photojournalists, their relatives and close friends, and shine […]

Yemen, the war that they are hiding from us

Yemen, the war that they are hiding from us In addition to the almost daily bombings of the Saudi-led Coalition, which sometimes targets civilians, the beleaguered Yemenis of the North have been suffering from shortages of water, oil, food and medicine. Every ten minutes a child dies, most of the time from a mild illness. […]

Ivor Prickett : End of the Caliphate

Ivor Prickett : End of the Caliphate Ivor Prickett’s book End of the Caliphate is the result of months spent on the ground in Iraq and Syria between 2016 and 2018 photographing the battle to defeat ISIS. Working exclusively for the New York Times, Prickett was often embedded with Iraqi and Syrian Kurdish forces as […]

Why the press struggles to cover the war in Yemen – Columbia Journalism Review

Why the press struggles to cover the war in Yemen – Columbia Journalism Review But a fourth war, in Yemen, equal in destruction and in its potential for fallout that directly affects Americans, has been covered very differently. Amnesty International has described it as the “forgotten war.” Coverage of the conflict, which has raged for […]

Combat Obscura: Why the Marine Corps doesn’t want you to see this new documentary – The Washington Post

Combat Obscura: Why the Marine Corps doesn’t want you to see this new documentary – The Washington Post Lagoze found himself in a murky gray area of free speech and fair-use government products. U.S. citizens can already go on Pentagon-operated sites and download free military photos and video. Their tax dollars fund it, and federal […]

Beautiful Deaths – Witness

Beautiful Deaths – Witness These are Goya’s Disasters of War, a series of 82 prints made between 1810 and 1820 that show the horrors of war and its aftermath during the Spanish Napoleonic Wars. They are etchings, not photographs, but they are complete in their depiction of atrocity; there is death, mutilation, torture, execution, rape, […]

‘Everyone was leaving, and we were trying to get back in’: A photographer remembers the end of the Soviet Afghan War – The Washington Post

‘Everyone was leaving, and we were trying to get back in’: A photographer remembers the end of the Soviet Afghan War – The Washington Post Viktor Khabarov, 67, was a major in the Soviet military, working among the troops as a photographer. While the Kremlin made lofty decisions about the conflict from Moscow, he saw […]

How War Affects Photojournalists – Artsy

How War Affects Photojournalists – Artsy Even when photojournalists return from war zones physically unscathed, their experiences can continue to burden their psyches. They might suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or anguish over their roles in witnessing human tragedy. But they do so to inform the public about the costs of war and to shape […]

Beyond war with conflict photographer Yuri Kozyrev

Beyond war with conflict photographer Yuri Kozyrev He talked in Moscow with host Nathan Thornburgh, who worked alongside Kozyrev throughout Russia and the Caucasus while they were both at TIME magazine. They talked about the late great Stanley Greene, about traveling with mujahedin, and about why it was hard to quit war for good.