conflict

Photos from Inside the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

On February 24th, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an all-out invasion of its neighboring country Ukraine following years of escalating conflict and failed diplomacy since 2014. The world has watched as ordinary Ukrainians have taken up arms to join soldiers in the defense of their nation.

Is It Ethical To Make Money on Photos of Suffering?

There are many debates about ethics in photography. One such debate is around making money on photos that show human suffering. It could be appropriate, but there are a few caveats you should consider before selling such work.

Subjects of World Press Photo Series ‘Paradise Lost’ Critical of Project

The mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which sits between Armenia and Azerbaijan, has been rife with tension and animosity for over three decades.

The conflict was reignited in September and quickly became an outright war, with drone strikes and missile attacks. Thousands died, and more have been displaced. In November, a peace deal was brokered, Azerbaijan declared victory, and captured most of the contested region, forcing Armenians to flee.

One Photographer’s War In Ukraine

Andriy Dubchak is one of the only photojournalists to have covered the conflict in eastern Ukraine from its beginning. In this article, he shares deeply personal memories from the front lines.

Using Drones to Shoot War Zones

Photographer and director Joey L has been using camera drones to capture aerial photos and videos in conflict zones. Here's a 21-minute talk he recently gave on his work at Hardwired NYC.

Rare Color Photos from World War II

Due to costs and scarcity, the vast majority of photos captured during World War II were shot on black-and-white film. Some images were captured in color, however, and those rare shots reveal what scenes from the Second World War looked like to people in them.

NPR Photographer David Gilkey Killed in Afghanistan

The photo community is mourning the loss of one of its best and brightest today. Yesterday evening NPR confirmed that 50-year-old photojournalist David Gilkey and his colleague, 38-year-old interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna, were killed in a Taliban raid on their convoy in Afghanistan.

Hoka Hey: A Documentary About War Photographer Jason P. Howe

Jason P. Howe is a self-taught photographer who started documenting the conflict in Colombia starting in 2001. Since then, he has traveled to many countries around the world, documenting conflicts on the front lines. "Hoka Hey" is an upcoming documentary film about Howe's life and work.

Photo Essay: The Other Side of Palestine

Dear Chris Hughes, thanks for sharing your beautiful photos and your experiences during a clash in the West Bank. The Israel-Palestine conflict is very controversial and often ends in simplified debates wherein the actions of the Palestinians are condemned and the Israelis defended, or vice versa.