'Spirit and Strength' in Nepal After an Earthquake and Destruction

A book by Omar Havana chronicles Nepal’s recovery effort after a 2015 earthquake devastated the country and killed thousands.

A critique from a photo editor changed the course of Omar Havana’s career and, more important, his life. The Spanish photographer — who had been living in Cambodia since 2008 — had signed with Getty in 2013; an editor there said he needed a challenge. He needed to go someplace new: He needed to go to Nepal.

The third edition of Eyes on Main Street – The Eye of Photography

Focusing on the theme of “Main Street: a Crossroad of Cultures,” the exhibition, curated by Jerome De Perlinghi and co-curated by Catherine Coulter Lloyd and Régina Monfort, features the work of 100 photographers from 31 countries with an equal number of men and women. Among the artists included in this years’ edition are: the late Marc Riboud, Olivia Arthur, Linda Bournane-Engelberth, Omar Havana, James Nachtwey, Martin Parr, Eugene Richards, Gaia Squarci and Jo Ann Walters.

Getty Images at Visa pour l’Image 2015 – The Eye of Photography

Five international photographers from Getty Images are currently exhibited in part of Festival Visa pour l'image until to September 13th 2015 : Lynsey Addario (Syrian Refugees in the Middle East), Daniel Berehulak (The Ebola Epidemic for The New York Times), Alejandro Cegarra (Living with the Legacy of Hugo Chavez), Edouard Elias (The French Foreign Legion in the Central African Republic) and Omar Havana (Earthquake in Nepal).