war photography


No-Go Zone: Life as a Freelance War Photographer

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


Photos of the Gulf War Fires That Turned Kuwait's Oil Fields into Hell

"Never before or since have I witnessed an unnatural disaster on such a scale," writes photographer Sebastião Salgado, who documented the aftermath of the Iraqi army setting Kuwait oil wells ablaze in the early 90s.


How Images of Trauma Help Photographers Cope with Darkness

Four photographers at the SFMOMA explain why they seek out terror.


Photos of the Absurdity of Modern Warfare

Christoph Bangert's new photo book, Hello Camel, exposes the surreal and darkly comic side of today's wars.


Does Beautiful War Photography Sanitise the Reality of Combat?

We met with acclaimed author David Shields to talk about his new book about the disturbingly beautiful war photos on the front page of the 'New York Times.'


Incredible Photos by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action

At 26, Dickey Chapelle was photographing on the front lines, covering global rebellions and countries at war.


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."


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

When does it become gore porn instead of activism?


Facebook's Photo Community Manager Is a War Photographer

I spoke to Teru Kuwayama about the shifts in photojournalism and Instagram in space.


Sanaz Mazinani Warps War Photography Into Kaleidoscopic Collages

Her new exhibition, "Frames Of The Visible," opens on April 23rd and includes a nuanced take on war imagery.


Watch A Music Video "Filmed" Entirely On The Virtual Streets Of Grand Theft Auto V

Gamers aren't just playing, they're making art in-game.


The Way Christopher Anderson Sees the World Is Amazing

I interviewed him about his long and varied career in documentary photography.