Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

AP Photographer’s Killer Given Death Sentence in Kabul

Posted by on Thursday July 24, 2014 | Photojournalism

The Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon last April has been sentenced to death by a panel of judges in Kabul, the Associated Press has reported. Niedringhaus and Gannon were traveling under the protection of Afghan forces with a convoy of election workers ... More

AP Photographer Anja Niedringhaus Killed in Afghanistan

Posted by on Friday April 4, 2014 | Photojournalism

Associated Press staff photographer Anja Niedringhaus was shot and  killed while covering the run-up to elections in Afghanistan, the Associated Press announced this morning. Regional correspondent Kathy Gannon was injured in the same attack and is undergoing treatment at a hospital, the wire service said. “[I]t appears they were targeted and attacked,” AP president and... More

PDN Video Pick: Marco Grob’s Afghanistan Portraits

Posted by on Wednesday November 30, 2011 | PDN Video Picks

If you’ve read PDN‘s story on Marco Grob’s techniques for lighting and shooting portraits fast (see “How I Got That Shot: The 3-Minute Portrait” in our December issue) you may be curious to see Grob in action. This video shows Grob using his portable lighting set up and handheld Hassie to photograph survivors of landmines... More

TIME Mag Calls Mauricio Lima Wire Photog of the Year

Posted by on Wednesday December 29, 2010 | Media, Photojournalism

Last week TIME magazine called Brazilian photographer Mauricio Lima “Wire Photographer of the Year.” This is the first year TIME has singled out a wire photographer for recognition. A former sports photographer, the Sao Paulo-based Lima joined AFP ten years ago and has worked in Latin America and the Middle East, among other places. According... More

Joao Silva Being Treated at Washington Army Hospital

Posted by on Thursday November 4, 2010 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Joao Silva, the New York Times contract photographer who was severely wounded when he stepped on a land mine in Afghanistan on October 23, has undergone “repeated operations” at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC , according to his long-time friend and former collaborator Greg Marinovich. Marinovich has reported that the South... More