Shooting War Pt2: Ben Brody

Ben Brody is an independent photographer, educator, and picture editor working on long-form projects related to the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their aftermath. His first book, Attention Servicemember, published by Red Hook Editions and designed by Kummer & Herrman, has been shortlisted for the Aperture – Paris Photo First Book Award

Ben Brody is an independent photographer, educator, and picture editor working on long-form projects related to the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their aftermath. His first book, Attention Servicemember, published by Red Hook Editions and designed by Kummer & Herrman, has been shortlisted for the Aperture – Paris Photo First Book Award

Ben holds an MFA from Hartford Art School’s International Low-Residency Photography program. He resides in western Massachusetts.

Ep 62: Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer David Hume Kennerly

From Vietnam to iPhones, David Hume Kennerly has been a photographer on the front lines of history for fifty years. At 25 he was one of the youngest winners of the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism.

From Vietnam to iPhones, David Hume Kennerly has been a photographer on the front lines of history for fifty years. At 25 he was one of the youngest winners of the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism. Kennerly’s 1972 award for Feature Photography included images of the Ali v. Frazier World Heavyweight Championship at Madison Square Garden, the Vietnam and Cambodia wars, and refugees escaping from East Pakistan into India. Two years later Kennerly was appointed President Gerald R. Ford’s chief White House photographer. His book, Extraordinary Circumstances: The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford, is a masterpiece in presidential photography.

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Easter Sunday near Khe Sanh, 1971



Ep 50: Paul Conroy Talks Marie Colvin and photojournalism in Syria

Photojournalist and author Paul Conroy talks about his time in Syria and working with journalist Marie Colvin who was targeted and killed in Homs, Syria. Their story is the subject of both the documentary Under the Wire and feature film, A Private War, which is currently streaming.