Tag: Patrick Chauvel

  • Patrick Chauvel: “In War Photography, Some Brutality Must Be Shown” — Blind Magazine

    Patrick Chauvel: “In War Photography, Some Brutality Must Be Shown” — Blind Magazine

    Patrick Chauvel, 72, covers the war in Ukraine for Paris-Match. A few hours before his departure, he welcomed Blind at his home to look back on his 50 years of war photography. Half a century of history told in an album published for the 30th anniversary of Reporters Without Borders, entitled 100 photos for freedom of the press.

    via Blind Magazine: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/patrick-chauvel-in-war-photography-some-brutality-must-be-shown/

    At 72, Patrick Chauvel covers the war in Ukraine for Paris-Match. A few hours before his departure, he welcomed Blind at his home to look back on his 50 years of war photography. Half a century of history told in an album published for the 30th anniversary of Reporters Without Borders, entitled 100 photos for freedom of the press.

  • Patrick Chauvel : a living legend

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    Link: Patrick Chauvel : a living legend | Le Journal de la Photographie

    “‘You look like you’re dead.’ Those are the opening words of Les pompes de Ricardo Jésus. Pierre Schoendeoerffer utters them upon seeing a photo of Patrick wounded in Cambodia in April 1974. Patrick wrote these lines as he took his first steps on crutches after taking ‘a bullet in the left ankle, a present of the Revolutionary Guards in Tabriz’ in 1980… “

  • Patrick Chauvel : a living legend


    Link: Patrick Chauvel : a living legend | La Lettre de la Photographie

    “Let’s go.” These words sum up Patrick Chauvel’s life. For him, journalism is a way of life. It’s not some a Taliban of information. Photography? The obligation to be the first in line, where it’s really happening. “I’m not a great photographer,” he says to those who will listen. “But now and then I do take great photos.”