war photography


A Photographer's Reflections on Capturing the World's Worst Conflict Zones

Japanese photographer Ryo Kameyama​ lost his sight in his left eye documenting the conflict in Palestine's Gaza Strip.
Hirohisa Asahara
Inside Outsider

No-Go Zone: Life as a Freelance War Photographer

Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear and stays alive.
Mahmood Fazal

A War Photographer Returns Home

André Liohn became famous for his images of conflict in Somalia, Syria, and Libya, but now he's using the same techniques to capture the strangeness and brutality of his home country, Brazil.
Giancarlo T. Roma

We Spoke to Frontline Photojournalist Lynsey Addario About Fear and Female Resilience

"At a certain point when you're being held hostage, you don't have power to do anything. The only power you have is to listen to your captors and do what they ask you to do."
Kat Lister

Should We Look at and Share Photos of Dead Civilians in Gaza?

I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed in the grimy bathroom of a bar when the image of an eight-year-old Palestinian boy came into focus.
Aaron Miguel Cantú

Today Is the Anniversary of Nick Ut's “Napalm Girl” and “Paris Hilton Getting Arrested”

June 8 is an important day for Nick Ut. Not only is it the 42nd anniversary of his classic Vietnam photo “Napalm Girl,” it’s also the seventh anniversary of “Paris Hilton Getting Arrested,” the other famous photograph in his portfolio. In 35 years, he...
Mary von Aue

Facebook's Photo Community Manager Is a War Photographer

We talked to him about the future of journalism and Instagram in space.
Grey Hutton