Posts Tagged ‘Anton Hammerl’

Want to Buy a Drink for the Photographer Who Delivered James Foley’s Last Letter?

Posted by on Thursday August 28, 2014 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

After the murder of journalist James Foley by his captors in Syria, his parents released to the public their last communication from him. Because all of Foley’s letters were confiscated by his captors, he asked a fellow captive to commit to memory a letter for his family. Photojournalist Daniel Rye Ottosen (known professionally as Daniel... More

Print Auction to Benefit Children of Anton Hammerl to be Held May 15 at Christie’s (Update)

Posted by on Friday April 6, 2012 | Events, Photojournalism

On May 15, 2012, Christie’s will hold an auction of photojournalism prints to benefit the children of Anton Hammerl. The South African-born photojournalist was killed while covering the conflict in Libya in April last year by forces loyal to Muammar Qaddafi. Hammerl was survived by his wife and three young children. Photographers who have donated... More

Print Sales, Web Site to Benefit Anton Hammerl’s Children

Posted by on Wednesday September 7, 2011 | Events, Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Friends of Anton Hammerl, the South African-born, London-based photographer and photo editor who was killed by pro-Qaddafi forces in Libya in April, have set up a Web site, www.friendsofanton.org,  to raise money for his three children. Tax deductible donations made to the site, which is sponsored by the non-profit Reporters Without Borders, will be used... More