Podcast: Brent Stirton Talks with Jonathan Klein

September 11, 2008 | By Getty Images | News, Photography, Photojournalism


Brent Stirton/Reportage by Getty Images

Conservation Rangers from an anti-poaching unit work with locals to evacuate the bodies of four mountain gorrillas killed in mysterious circumstances in the park, Virunga National Park, Eastern Congo, 24 July 2007. A silver-back alpha male, the leader of the group was shot, three females were also killed.

In the latest Getty Images podcast, Getty Images CEO and Co-Founder Jonathan Klein recently talked with staff photographer Brent Stirton to discuss how Brent uses photojournalism not only to tell powerful stories but to prompt change.

Brent is a senior staff photographer for Reportage by Getty Images. He specializes in documentary work and he is renowned for his humanitarian efforts around the world. His images not only earn highly acclaimed awards, such as the Visa d’Or, World Press Photo and the Overseas Press Club, but also gain much needed attention to subjects that he is very passionate about. In fact, he was named by American Photo magazine as one of the ten heroes of photojournalism in 2007.

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