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PHOTOJOURNALIST AND WAR PHOTOGRAPHER SPECIALIZING IN DOCUMENTING CONFLICT, CRISIS AND DISASTERS
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An abandoned apartment building is reflected ina puddle of water in the city of Pripyat in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The city is crumbling and turning back to nature decades after it was abandoned due to the nuclear emergency. Continue reading
I have been in Africa on assignment for the past two weeks and will remain here for the next several. I will be posting when I am able but due to the nature of this project I will be in a lot of rural areas with limited access to communications. I will look forward to sharing some of the work from this trip here once it is edited, most likely that will be two or three months away. Continue reading
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An abandoned room decaying in the city of Pripyat, Chernobyl. Continue reading
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A building decays in the abandoned city of Pripyat, Chernobyl. The entire city of Pripyat, 49,000 people, were evacuated when the nuclear reactor melted down on April 26th, 1986. The city was left as is and has been decaying ever since. Continue reading
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Buildings in the abandoned city of Pripyat in Chernobyl, Ukraine. Continue reading
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A highway leads into the abandoned city of Pripyat in the Chernobyl Militarized Zone, Ukraine. Continue reading
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One of the many signs warning of radiation within the Chernobyl Militarized Zone. I will be posting more of my work from Chernobyl over the coming weeks and look forward to sharing it as I continue editing. Continue reading
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Chernobyl Settlers: Photos of those that returned to this dangerous area to live out their remaining days in the place they grew up in and called home before the nuclear disaster. Continue reading
Since his second and last photojournalism workshop, Luc's work has been published by TIME, The LA Times, The New York Times Lens Blog, Al Jazeera, NBC News, ABC News and The New York TImes Online. He also had an image on the cover of the International New York Times and was featured on Time Magazine's pictures of the week. Congratulations on your excellent work Luc and keep it up Continue reading
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A man works separating plastics outside of a public dump site in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Many of the poorest people in developing countries survive by working in dump sites recycling and selling scrap and even foraging for discarded food to eat. Continue reading
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A boy eats dinner outside of a train track slum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Continue reading
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A young boy pauses while collecting trash near a dump site slum on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Many children in developing countries are forced to fight for survival by scavenging through garbage looking for items to sell and recycle. Continue reading
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A young girl plays with garbage while sitting on train tracks in a small slum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Children in the slums often don't have money or toys but can pass hours playing together or with found objects. Continue reading
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I have been continuing my work on Child Labor in Cambodia. Here is a photo of a boy working in a metal factory in Phnom Penh. Continue reading
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A man is illuminated by a ray of sunlight while working in a factory assembling parts for tuk tuk taxis. Workers in Cambodia often labor long hours in horrible conditions for low pay. Continue reading
Photograph your passport and other documents and then email them to yourself before international trips. Continue reading
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These images are part of a larger story I am working on about life in the ghettos and slums of Cambodia. Continue reading
I have been in Cambodia the past two weeks working on several new photo stories. I am also working on some color edits, both of this new work here in Cambodia as well as my ongoing project on Child Labor. I realize it has been a long time since I have posted regularly in color so I will try to do more in the coming months. I look forward to your thoughts and comments. Continue reading
Today the staff at my hotel told me that they would no longer be giving bars of soap away because shampoo is the same thing as soap and I should just use it to wash my hands and face with. The statement came with a smile and hands outstretched, filled with lots of those small bottles of shampoo. Continue reading
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Acid attacks, also know as acid throwing or vitriolage, are a form of violent assault where acids or other corrosive substances are thrown onto the face or body of another individual. The intention is to maim, disfigure or kill the person. The acid can not only burn and remove the skin (as well as eyes, ears, nose etc) but can also expose and or dissolve bone. Continue reading
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Here is the preview for a A Thousand Times Good Night with Juliette Binoche playing the role of a female war photographer and photojournalist. Two of my photographs are in this preview and you will see many more of them in the film. Continue reading
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I just arrived in Oslo, Norway to attend the premiere of A Thousand Times Goodnight, a new feature length film about a war photographer/photojournalist played by the academy award winning actress Juliette Binoche. It was a pleasure and honor to work on this project and I will be making many more posts about it over the coming months and releasing the rest of the images along with behind the scenes shots and more information about my involvement with the film. Continue reading
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A metal scavenger poses showing his dirty working gloves in a scrap warehouse in central detroit. Scavengers survive by removing metal from abandoned buildings and selling it to scrap yards for cash. Continue reading
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A scavenger walks around Detroit's abandoned Packard Auto Plant in search of metal which can be sold to scrap yards. Many low income and out of work people in Detroit have taken up metal salvage in order to survive. The job is illegal and dangerous but can sometimes mean the difference between being able to eat or going hungry. Continue reading
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I would like to say congratulations to photojournalism workshop student Elijah Hurwitz for his recent feature story which was just published by Mother Jones. Eli completed a one-on-one workshop with me in Istanbul and you can read more about his experience as well as other students testimonials by visiting the photography workshops page on my main site. Continue reading
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