What It's Like to Be a Freelance War Photographer
Australia's Luke Cody explains how he manages fear in some of the world's most intense conflict zones.
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.
Photographer Christoph Bangert Captures the Absurdity of Modern Warfare
The war photographer's new photo book, 'Hello Camel,' exposes the surreal and darkly comic side of today's conflicts.
Bruno Bayley, Photos by Christoph Bangert
Bruno Bayley, Photos: Christoph Bangert
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Does Beautiful War Photography Sanitize 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.'
Chloé Cooper Jones
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.
Tanja M. Laden
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."
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.
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.