Tag: Don McCullin

Extraordinary New Book Unveils the Untold Stories of the World’s Greatest Photojournalists – Feature Shoot

The duty of a photojournalist, according to many, is to remain detached in a moment of crisis, to compartmentalize scenes of violence and war from the goings on of everyday life. As suggested by Italian journalist Mario Calabresi in his extraordinary book

Mythical power: Understanding photojournalism in the Vietnam War

"This is significant for photojournalism’s understanding of its historical role and potential power. Many of the visual icons we now associate with the war – the photographs of Larry Burrows, Philip Jones Griffiths, Don McCullin and others – were either rejected by the American media, published after the event, or were simply unrepresentative of the majority coverage. "

Link:
http://www.david-campbell.org/2013/01/31/mythical-power-understanding-photojournalism-in-vietnam-war/