Tag: Tyler Hicks

  • The Afghan War: A Photographer’s Journal Since 2001 – The New York Times

    One of the first things the New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks witnessed after arriving in Afghanistan in late 2001, soon after U.S. airstrikes on Oct. 7 opened the invasion, was the execution of a wounded Taliban fighter. The scene shocked him, upending everything he thought he knew about war and about the Afghan Northern […]

  • Photography Pulitzer for Coverage of Refugee Crisis – The New York Times

    Photography Pulitzer for Coverage of Refugee Crisis The New York Times and Thomson Reuters shared the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for coverage of Europe’s refugee crisis. The Times’s team was comprised of Mauricio Lima, Sergey Ponomarev, Tyler Hicks and Daniel Etter. This is the newspaper’s fourth photo Pulitzer in the past three years.

  • 2016 Photography Pulitzer Winners Accounced

    2016 Photography Pulitzer Winners Accounced Two photo teams have won Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News Photography this year: one prize went to Mauricio Lima, Sergey Ponomarev, Tyler Hicks and Daniel Etter of The New York Times and the second went to the photography staff of Thompson Reuters. The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography went to Jessica […]

  • Why There Aren’t Any Photos of Hamas Fighters (and Why the NYT, Tyler Hicks and Photographers Have Been Unfairly Blamed) — BagNews

    Why There Aren’t Any Photos of Hamas Fighters (and Why the NYT, Tyler Hicks and Photographers Have Been Unfairly Blamed) The gist of the argument is that Hicks and the other Western photographers could easily seek out and photograph Hamas fighters, and thus balance out the coverage, but they have been too bullied and intimidated […]

  • Photographing War: Tyler Hicks

    Link: Photographing War: Tyler Hicks | PROOF Photojournalist Tyler Hicks spoke at the 2014 National Geographic Photography Seminar in January—an annual celebration of photography held at the society’s headquarters in Washington.

  • Tyler Hicks Tells The Story Behind His Pulitzer-Winning Nairobi Mall Photos

    Link: Tyler Hicks Tells The Story Behind His Pulitzer-Winning Nairobi Mall Photos : The Picture Show : NPR “It’s very rare to have access to people in chaotic scenes like this,” Hicks tells Fresh Air’s Terry Gross. “You take someone’s picture, it’s this amazing scene and then you never find out what happened to them. […]

  • Recognizing Outstanding Photojournalism Overseas

    Link: Recognizing Outstanding Photojournalism Overseas In an interview today, Mr. Hicks spoke of the many great war photographers who have won the Robert Capa gold medal, including David Douglas Duncan, Larry Burrows, W. Eugene Smith, Eddie Adams and Carolyn Cole.

  • Tyler Hicks Awarded 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award

    Link: Tyler Hicks Awarded 2013 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award | NPPA The Capa Gold Medal honors the “best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise.” It is awarded annually by the Overseas Press Club of America (OPC). It was created in honor of the legendary war photographer Robert Capa. The first […]

  • Tyler Hicks – Breaking News Photography Pulitzer Prize Winner

    Link: The Pulitzer Prizes | Citation Awarded to Tyler Hicks of The New York Times for his compelling pictures that showed skill and bravery in documenting the unfolding terrorist attack at Westgate mall in Kenya.

  • TIME Picks the Best Photos of 2013: Bangladesh, Syria, and More

    Link: TIME Picks the Best Photos of 2013: Bangladesh, Syria, and More – LightBox Our top ten photographs of 2013 celebrate a variety of images from a multitude of photographers, including seasoned photojournalists Tyler Hicks (the Westgate Mall Massacre in Nairobi), Philippe Lopez, (Super Typhoon Haiyan’s destructive wrath upon the Philippines), and John Tlumacki, for his […]

  • Tyler Hicks Photographs the Nairobi Mall Attack

    Link: Tyler Hicks Photographs the Nairobi Mall Attack | dvafoto He was interviewed by James Estrin of the New York Times’ Lens Blog about what he saw and they published a gallery of the terrific and harrowing photographs that Hicks took inside of the Westgate mall yesterday.

  • Tyler Hicks’s Photos of the Conflict in Gaza

    Link: Tyler Hicks’s Photos of the Conflict in Gaza – NYTimes.com Tyler Hicks has spent the last 10 days covering the fighting in Gaza City, and its aftermath. Mr. Hicks, a New York Times staff photographer, spoke with James Estrin by phone on Friday night from Gaza City

  • Photographs and story from Syria by Tyler Hicks

    Link: NYTimes.com An article in Sunday’s New York Times, written by Tyler Hicks, a staff photographer, recounts the journey he and Anthony Shadid, a Times reporter, made to Syria last month

  • Anthony Shadid, a New York Times Reporter, Dies in Syria

    Link: NYTimes.com Tyler Hicks, a Times photographer who was with Mr. Shadid, carried his body across the border to Turkey.

  • Tyler Hicks: A Decade in Afghanistan

    lens: There are places and times where the politics that drive wars fade and then fade more, becoming abstractions to the people who fight or who are in a fight’s way. And there are moments when politics entirely disappear, and more elemental actions and emotions replace them. These are the seams and the instants that […]

  • Tyler Hicks: Amid Famine, Dangers Hinder Aid To Somalia

    NYT: Southern Somalia is tipping into one of the worst humanitarian disasters to strike Africa in decades, but because of the myriad dangers here, aid organizations are struggling to bring in critically needed supplies and personnel to respond to the famine

  • How Tyler Hicks Works In Afghanistan

    Link: YouTube – New York Times Photojournalist Tyler Hicks in Afghanistan 2008

  • Libya Releases 4 Times Journalists

    The Libyan government has released four detained New York Times journalists — Tyler Hicks, Lynsey Addario, Stephen Farrell and Anthony Shadid Link: Libya Releases 4 Times Journalists: Tyler Hicks, Lynsey Addario Among Them – NYTimes.com

  • Libya Says It Will Release Times Journalists

    Four New York Times journalists held since Tuesday by pro-Qaddafi forces in Libya will be released today, Libyan government officials have told the US State Department. The Libyan government says that the four journalists, who include photographers Lynsey Addario and Tyler Hicks, were arrested in Ajdabiya when the Libyan army swept into the rebel-controlled city. […]

  • The 6th Floor: Missing Friends

    We are still worried about our colleagues missing in Libya: Stephen Farrell, Lynsey Addario, Anthony Shadid and Tyler Hicks. Link: Missing Times colleagues in Libya – NYTimes.com