The documentary “Under the Wire,” featuring photojournalist Paul Conroy, painstakingly details his colleague Marie Colvin's final days before her death while reporting from Homs, Syria, in February 2012.
In this previous story on her commission for the eyeWitness to Atrocities app, Anastasia Taylor-Lind talked about truth in photography, the problem of creating stories that go beyond cliché and stereotype, and the dilemmas of being commissioned for an open brief to test out the eyeWitness App, an app intended to create time and place verifiable images of atrocity that will be admissible in a law of court.
It is April 1st, 2017 in Mosul, Iraq. Smoke rises from a recently fired mortar, and the atmosphere is eerily calm. Although far from the frontline, the area still carries risk. Egyptian photojournalist Asmaa Waguih is in Mosul to cover operations by US-backed Iraqi forces clearing the city of ISIS fighters. She is accompanied by a...…
Fifteen years ago, at the start of the war on Iraq, I left Turkey and walked for four nights through monsoon-like rains into Iraq. I was on assignment for Time. I didn’t tell this story for ten years.
Photojournalist Andrew Quilty reflects on his place as an outsider in Afghanistan, exploring themes of reality versus role-playing, clichés, and the importance of photographer-editor relationships.