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Another day in Iraq…

July 13, 2007 | 0 Comments

  Chris Hondros/Getty Images  I rode in a Bradley again the other day, for the first time in a few years.  Bradleys are a rather old-fashioned Army armoured troop carrier; they have treads on them and...

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Running in the Green Zone

June 28, 2007 | 0 Comments

  Chris Hondros/Getty Images BAGHDAD, IRAQ: A street in the Green Zone is seen through a U.S. military Humvee window March 8, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq. I won’t be running in the Green Zone anymore,...

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images Getty Images CEO and Co-Founder Jonathan Klein recently sat down with Getty Images photographer Spencer Platt to discuss what it is like living a life behind the lens. This year Spencer received...

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Baghdad – Just Another Destination

June 14, 2007 | 4 Comments

It’s easy to fly to Iraq. There are three flights a day from Amman, Jordan on the country’s national carrier, Royal Jordanian Airlines; it’s about a 90 minute trip, soaring over the saffron sands of...

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Picture Post Reunion Lunch

June 12, 2007 | 0 Comments

It was quite possibly the last time that all of these pioneers of British photojournalism would be in the same room together. On the 50th anniversary of Picture Post’s last publication, the reunion was a...

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Katrina Refugees Return to the Projects

June 11, 2007 | 0 Comments

I spent the better part of last week documenting the few hundred Katrina refugees who have recently been allowed to return to the B.W. Cooper housing project in New Orleans. B.W. Cooper, or Calliope as...

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Bruno Vincent/Getty Images Competitors hurtle downhill during the annual cheese-rolling at Brockworth in Gloucestershire – a tradition thought to date back to Roman times. The activity involves scores of runners chasing a seven-pound wheel of...

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Mobile News in Spanish

May 22, 2007 | 1 Comments

Thousands of demonstrators begin their downtown march to City Hall in one of several May Day marches and rallies in southern California and in at least 75 cities nationwide to press for immigrant and labor...

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Writing History with a Camera

May 4, 2007 | 2 Comments

Here I am in action. Growing up I was fascinated by the Life Magazine photographers like W. Eugene Smith and Larry Burrows. My passion for photojournalism started with a romantic notion of traveling the world...

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A Hero’s Funeral

April 23, 2007 | 0 Comments

Mario Tama/Getty Images Virgina Tech’s Liviu Librescu, who survived the Holocaust, sacrificed his own life to protect his students during the deadliest shooting rampage in modern American history. Librescu attempted to block the classroom door...

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Easter in Harlem

April 10, 2007 | 1 Comments

Mario Tama/Getty Images Although Easter is the most important festival in Christianity, it is celebrated with relatively little fanfare in the United States. In New York, the big event is the annual Easter Parade which...

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Fallen Soldier

March 7, 2007 | 4 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images The chapel of Forward Operating Base Falcon was packed; the pews were full of soldiers, from generals to privates, and more men stood alongside the walls and in the back. At the...

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A Drive Through Baghdad

March 5, 2007 | 9 Comments

Chris Hondros/Getty Images The other day I had a meeting downtown, so one of our drivers, who I’ll call Wadeen, and I found ourselves wading through some of Baghdad’s famously mind-numbing traffic jams. I like...

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Casulties of War

February 27, 2007 | 13 Comments

It had been a slow morning at the hospital, until they arrived. One by one, bloodied and crying, carried in the arms of men and women with wounds themselves — a child, her mother, two...

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