There has been a lot of talks about photoshopped photojournalism lately, what is acceptable or not, what should photo contest approve or disapprove. Here is, for the benefit of everyone, a couple of links on photographer extraordinaire, Tyler Hicks, who really doesn’t not need to alter his images to get to the point.

First, his recent multimedia from Afghanistan that is reminiscent of the best work we have seen out of the Vietnam war . You will leave it disturbed and thinking.This should win a Pulitzer and a World pressĀ  (if they had a multimedia entry). click on the image below:

Tyler Hicks ambush

and for those who would like to know a bit about the behind the scenes, here is a video on Tyler Hicks himself :

Tyler hicks video

This is what I call a Trouble Maker.

Share Button

One Thought on “Back to Basics

  1. missmoll on April 20, 2009 at 3:48 pm said:

    I agree. I saw that picture this morning online for a split second and it took my breath away.

Post Navigation