Robert King: Choosing subjects & covering snipers in Syria, Foundry Photojournalism Workshop 2013
Photojournalist Robert King proves that creativity and tenacity matter just as much outside of the photograph’s frame. In this video, King speaks about how he manages the difficult realities of working in conflict zones such as the Syrian Civil War — choosing stories to cover and dealing with violent scenes. From the PhotoWings interview at the 2013 Foundry Workshop in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
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Robert King has chronicled conflicts for the last 20 years from war torn Bosnia, Afghanistan, Chechnya, Rwanda, Iraq, Syria, Kosovo, Azerbaijan, Mexico, Albania, and many other global hot spots. His work is images are published in leading news publications and his videos are broadcasted around the globe. His career as a photojournalist is chronicled in the documentary Shooting Robert King.
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