When the Water Ends. Evan Abramson via MediaStorm

“I funded it myself because I couldn’t find one publication that would even give me $1,000 to help fund it,” Photographer Evan Abramson in an interview with PDN, on the financial risks he took to fund this six week shoot in Africa. The interview is a great read, as it highlights how difficult it can be to get a story like …

Thomas PickardWhen the Water Ends. Evan Abramson via MediaStorm

“Iconic Images Just Disappear”

Q. In Vietnam, there was the classic Eddie Adams image of the police chief shooting the Viet Cong prisoner in the head or Nick Ut’s picture of the girl running naked from a napalm attack. People say there haven’t been any classic images out of Iraq. A. There is sensory overload, no doubt. The reason why the photographs don’t get …

Thomas Pickard“Iconic Images Just Disappear”

Christopher Anderson & Teru Kuwayama on War Photography

“It’s not actually the dead, the physical destruction, that takes the toll: It’s this sense of this endless cycle. It’s hard to go and watch the similar sort of circumstances play themselves out over and over again.” Christopher Anderson, Magnum Photographer, War: Middle East “I get questions on a daily basis from journalists heading for Afghanistan—most of them are about body …

Thomas PickardChristopher Anderson & Teru Kuwayama on War Photography