Topic: Conflict Photography

City of Dreams
Photo Essay

Playacting for Power in Istanbul: Portraits of Protesters and Soap Opera Stars

Following a long hiatus away from photography after being injured in Libya, photojournalist Guy Martin writes for LightBox about his newest project pairing the theatricality of Istanbul’s protests with the drama of its soap opera stages.

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Bangui.A FACA soldier (Central African army forces - the national army) wounded during fighting with Muslims wait to be treated at the community hospital in Bangui. He was shot during fighting with armed muslims who took arms to fight with christians.
Photo Essay

Witness to Collapse: William Daniels in Central African Republic

Two months after hundreds of people were killed during street fighting between mainly Muslim rebels and Christian vigilantes in Central African Republic, photojournalist William Daniels bears witness to a violent shift in the ground dynamic gripping the fragile nation.

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Central African Republic
Photo Essay

Amid the Violence: Central African Republic’s Looted Storefronts

Jerome Delay’s images of looted Muslim-owned stores in Bangui, the country’s capital, provide an unsettlingly quiet look at the results of the ongoing conflict.

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Autodefensas Michoacan
Photo Essay

Cartels and Vigilantes Clash in Mexico: Photographs by Jerome Sessini

French photojournalist Jerome Sessini, of the Magnum photo agency, spent the past month documenting the strife in Mexico.

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A woman from the Dinka Ngok cattle-herding tribe stands in a cattle camp, near Abyei
In Progress

Africa’s Nowhere Land: Photos From Abyei, Where Ancient Tensions Smolder

Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic on the ground in Abyei, a disputed region between South Sudan and Sudan, as tensions escalate following the results today of a unanimous, one-sided referendum vote to join the world’s newest nation.

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icp 883On the road from Namdinh to Thaibinh. May 25th, 1954. A French military convoy on its way north towards Doai Tan. In the foreground: a rice field.
Out There

On Robert Capa’s 100th Birthday, Magnum Asks Photographers Everywhere to #GetCloser100

For the centenary of the late, great conflict photographer, Magnum Photos is launching a new project to create “100 organically-grown visual threads, each born out of a Capa image,” by asking photographers everywhere to share their visual responses to his work on social media.

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Out There

This Means War: A Look at Conflict Photography

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath — a massive exhibition of conflict photography from the last 165 years — is on display now at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Art critic Richard Lacayo reviewed the show in this week’s issue of TIME.

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William Daniels—Panos for TIME
Photo Essay

Escape from Syria: Photographs by William Daniels

Photographer William Daniels describes his perilous journey into and out of Syria.

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John Moore—Getty (left); Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR for TIME (right)
Man on the Wire

Two Takes: One Picture, Two Photographers

The romantic notion is that photojournalists bare unique witness to the events of the world as they unfold around them. In reality, due to circumstance, comfort and organizational requirements, photographers often find themselves in the company of fellow photojournalists, working side by side, when covering the news.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
The Backstory

Afghanistan: The Photographs That Moved Them Most

On the 12th anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan, TIME asks 40 renowned photographers to reflect on their harrowing experiences covering the conflict—and to describe which of their own photographs moved them most.

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