Thursday, October 13, 2016

What Are We Supposed to Do?

Tell the Story

“It’s not like you put the camera to your face and therefore it makes what you’re seeing OK. But certainly you can put yourself in a zone. It’s hard, but you can’t get caught up in it and become part of it. You still need to maintain your state of mind that you are helping tell this story.”

—David Gilkey (1966-2016), NPR photographer, Polk and Emmy Award winner, killed on the job in June 2016. In Eyder Peralta, NPR Photographer, Interpreter Killed In Afghanistan,” National Public Radio, June 2016. See also Haiti video.

 Editorial Comment: This is the thing: Seeing, reporting, documenting. What do we do? Just heartbreaking.

PeezPix by Ted Pease

In a fog

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