Tag: Rodrigo Abd

World Press Photo: General News winner on the importance – and difficulties – of reporting from Syria

"Anything we can do that can try to show the drama and massacres the Syrians are suffering is good.” Rodrigo Abd has been awarded the 1st Prize General News Single for his portrait of an injured woman in Syria. He speaks to BJP about the image and the difficulty he faced in reporting in Syria

Link:
http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/news/2244276/world-press-photo-1st-prize-general-news-single-awarded-to-rodrigo-abd?WT.rss_f=All+the+latest+articles+from+BJP&WT.rss_a=World+Press+Photo%3A+General+News+winner+on+the+importance+%E2%

Rodrigo Abd’s Photos of Guatemala

Rodrigo Abd seeks out the places in Guatemala that most people avoid — hospital wards, prisons, crime scenes and mass graves. He forgoes the country’s lush volcanic landscapes for cinderblock walls and grimy alleys, seeing in each scene an echo of the nation’s recent past, where 36 years of civil war gave way to equally devastating gang and drug violence.

Link:
http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/03/in-a-fragile-nation-visible-realities/