For the Syrians of 2011, their wounds are fresh, home is tangible; anxiously they speak of patience. The idea that perhaps soon all will be returned to normal, and they will go back to the lives they knew, hangs in the air like gunpowder.
“By the Olive Trees” is a fresh look at the ongoing Syrian Civil War by two photographers from the American West. Salt Lake City-based Michael Friberg and Denver-based Benjamin Rasmussen have little previous experience documenting conflict, but their editorial photography backgrounds helped them find a distinct approach to the subject matter.
Shared on Mar 21, 2014