Mauricio Lima’s Photos From the Streets of Surt, Libya


Days before the frenzied jubilation at the capture and death of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, Mauricio Lima had been patiently — and persistently — working the streets of Surt. Though overseas interest had waned in recent days, his attention did not. He was close up and alongside fighters as they pursued their elusive target, and his images are suffused with a nuanced touch because of that.