"Photography became my precious, vivid tool with which I could show the world's beauty and sad reality simultaneously. When I returned from Syria in the spring of 2013, I felt an overwhelming need to do everything I could to help the Syrian refugees and spread awareness of the crisis."
Approaching the two-year anniversary of Tim's tragic death in Misrata covering the risings of the Arab Spring, Sebastian Junger, his close friend and co-director of their Oscar-nominated Restrepo has created an extraordinary documentary of his friend's life.
This week, a powerfully written biography by Alan Huffman has come out on Tim Hetherington's life and death, titled Here I Am in reference to a moment that Hetherington finds himself in his own viewfinder, reflected back in a mirror.
Once you're seen a world-class news photograph, it's hard, if not impossible, to get that image out of your mind. If television brought the Vietnam War into your living room, it was the still photo that took it to your soul.
If ever there was a war defined and illuminated by photography, it was the war in Vietnam. And if ever there was a photographer who left his imprint on the unforgettable images of Vietnam, it was Horst Faas.
A grenade was thrown over the wall, its shrapnel catching both the soldier and the photographer. Anja Niedringhaus was evacuated to a military hospital in Kandahar. A few days later, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning photographer flew to India for another assignment.