“It comes with the territory, it’s part of the job. Nobody feels sorry for themselves.” Words by James Nachtwey, photojournalist and war photographer who has put his life on the line countless times and seen much more than a fair share of misery, pain and death. His words are from a remarkable film compilation edited by photography student Gabriel Gauffre.
Not much to add, the footage does all the speaking. R.I.P. all those killed in action who just did what they wanted to and had to do: be a witness to the great tragedies of the world. Here’s “Emotions and Reporters,” a dialog between fiction and reality: