Topic: James Nachtwey

Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Closeup

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2011

2011 has been a year of iconoclasm: powerful orthodoxies were challenged, notorious villains slain and dictators came crashing down. Along the way, people took pictures. Here, the photographers behind TIME’s top 10 photos of the year share the back story behind their now iconic images.

Read More
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.

Read More
Courtesy of Aperture Books
Profile

Inside the Mind of a Master Photo Editor

As Aperture releases a new book that chronicles the New York Times Magazine’s iconic images over the last three decades, Kira Pollack reflects on the vision and influence of its longtime photo editor, Kathy Ryan.

Read More
James Nachtwey for TIME
The Backstory

Revisiting 9/11: Unpublished Photos by James Nachtwey

For the first time in ten years, James Nachtwey returns to the 27 rolls of film that he shot on September 11, 2001 for TIME. While revisiting the negatives, he discovered compelling scenes, previously unpublished. Nachtwey reflects, in an interview with David Levi Strauss, on the immensity of the devastation and the heroism that he witnessed that day.

Read More
James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

Thailand’s Drug Scourge: Photographs by James Nachtwey

TIME contract photographer James Nachtwey documents the rising drug trade in Thailand—and the controversial rehabilitation programs.

Read More
James Nachtwey for TIME
The Backstory

Dispatch from Afghanistan: The Eyes of War

Flight medic Sgt. Billy Raines has witnessed more than his share of the grim consequences of war. But a recent casualty etched a mask of resignation and pity on his young face and transformed his eyes into laser beams of compassion. TIME contract photographer James Nachtwey reports from southern Afghanistan.

Read More
James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

The Lost Souls of Kabul: Photographs by James Nachtwey

Afghanistan is the leading producer of opium poppy, the raw ingredient of heroin. But lost amid U.S. and NATO efforts to halt drug exports—and remove a lucrative source of revenue for the Taliban— is the alarming growth of addiction within the country.

Read More
James Nachtwey for TIME
The Backstory

When the World Turned Its Back: James Nachtwey’s Reflections on the Rwandan Genocide

In 1994 TIME photographer James Nachtwey witnessed the devastating effects of the Rwandan genocide. Here, the photographer looks back on the tragedy.

Read More
Kesenuma, Japan — Panoramic Composite — James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

Dispatch from Japan: James Nachtwey’s Impressions in Words and Pictures

TIME photographer James Nachtwey was one of the first photographers on the ground in northern Japan covering the devastating effects of the earthquake and tsunami. Here is an essay, in his words, accompanied by additional images from his coverage.

Read More
James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

Wings of Mercy

TIME contract photographer James Nachtwey documents the cruelty of war in Afghanistan while embedded with men of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Regiment.

Read More
Pages: « Previous 1 2 … 
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 15,662 other followers