Posts Tagged ‘Tamerlan Tsarnaev’

Boston Bombings Focus Attention on Caucasus, And Photo Projects on the Region

Posted by on Monday April 22, 2013 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

As investigations into the alleged Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev focus on their connection to Chechnya and to the region of Dagestan, where Tamerlan spent time in January 2012, we’re once again looking at photographic studies of the North Caucusus. This volatile and troubled region may be little known to many Americans, but... More

Photographer Finally Takes Down Pictures of Bombing Suspect to Stop Theft

Posted by on Friday April 19, 2013 | Copyright/Legal, Photojournalism

Johannes Hirn, the former Boston University journalism student who shot a photo essay about one of the Boston bombing suspects, has removed the images from a PhotoShelter website and is referring licensing requests to Barcroft Media. The images, comprising a 2010 photo essay called “Will Box for Passport,” feature the so-called “black hat” Boston Marathon... More