Topic: War

Narciso Contreras—Polaris
Photo Essay

On the Front Lines with the Kachin Independence Army

Mexican photojournalist Narciso Contreras documents the ongoing conflict in Burma’s Kachin State.

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Ambroise Tézenas courtesy Galerie Mélanie Rio
Out There

‘Dark Tourism’: Ambroise Tézenas and the Pull of Death

Photographer Ambroise Tézenas immersed himself in the tourist experience at sites of death and destruction. The result is ‘Dark Tourism,’ now on view at Galerie Mélanie Rio in Nantes, France.

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Ron Haviv—VII
Out There

20 Years Later: The Bosnian Conflict in Photographs

If the last lines of the 20th century were written in Moscow in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the prelude to the 21st century was written months later—and 20 years ago this month—in Bosnia’s capital, Sarajevo.

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James Nachtwey
Out There

Wim Wenders Presents the Dresden Peace Prize to James Nachtwey

On Feb. 11, James Nachtwey was awarded the Dresden International Peace Prize, an award given to those who go above and beyond to prevent violence. Oscar-nominated director Wim Wenders presented the prize.

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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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Adam Ferguson VII for TIME
Photo Essay

Fighting for Afghanistan’s Future

By the end of 2014, Afghanistan’s armed forces will take over security from the international troops that have been stationed here for more than a decade. Adam Ferguson captures the Afghan National Army in training.

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Donovan Wylie—Magnum
Out There

Capturing the Architecture of War Before It’s Gone

Donovan Wylie examines the outposts aiding soldiers during the conflict in Afghanistan.

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Matt Bowditch
Photo Essay

Afghanistan Blueys: One Soldier’s Polaroids

A collaborative project between British brothers, Tim and Matt Bowditch, seeks to document soldier life during the war in Afghanistan.

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Adam Ferguson—VII for TIME
Photo Essay

Soldiers Skyping

Adam Ferguson documents how the men of the 172nd Infantry Brigade (Charlie Company, 2-28 Infantry) in Afghanistan use social media to connect to the comforts of home.

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Kate Brooks
Photo Essay

In the Light of Darkness: A Photographer’s Journey After 9/11

Following the attacks on 9/11, Kate Brooks, at the age of 23, moved to Pakistan and began documenting the region—photographing wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon; daily life in Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen; and the historic revolutions in Egypt and Libya. Her ten-year odyssey is chronicled in the new book, In the Light of Darkness: A Photographer’s Journey After 9/11.

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