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Benjamin Lowy

Benjamin Lowy

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Podcasts That Are Actually Worth Your Time 7. Tax SeasonFrom Brooklyn, quickly — the most newsmaking interview show in rap. 8. War Through an iPhone Lens. Q&A with Ben Lowy Ben Lowy can be called a pioneer in photojournalism. Having started his career covering the Iraq war in 2003, his most recent work involves photos taken with his iPhone. Ben was amongst the first to use the tiny, unobtrusive device for shooting in conflict zones and has been awarded numerous prizes for his work. War "Conflict zone" redirects here. For the 2001 video game, see Conflict Zone. The War by Tadeusz Cyprian (1949), a photograph in the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw showing ruins of Warsaw's Napoleon Square in the aftermath of World War II. War is a state of armed conflict between societies. It is generally characterized by extreme collective aggression, destruction, and usually high mortality. An absence of war is usually called "peace".

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A Look Into the Life of Conflict Photographer Benjamin Lowy Recently, Ben Lowy's book, Iraq | Perspecitves was awarded the Duke University Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize by photography legend William Eggleston. Split into two parts, the book is made up of images captured in Iraq up to 2008. The first chapter was shot exclusively through blast-proof windows in armored military vehicles, and the second involved rigging a DSLR to a pair of night vision goggles. Ben (who is currently represented by Reportage by Getty Images) talked to us about his career, his work, and what kind of person ends up in the fascinating crucible that is conflict photography. When you started college in St.

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Perspectives - FOTO8 Pictures from Ben Lowy’s Iraq | Perspectives I and II have been widely shown in recent years, both online and in exhibitions. This is unsurprising: they are by any account unusual pictures depicting the U.S. presence in Iraq, describing both the experience of soldiers from something like a first person perspective, and the everyday life of Iraqi residents as they navigate a troubled landscape by day and are subject to raids by night. They also comment thoughtfully on photojournalistic practice and embedded journalism, representing the war in Iraq in a manner that more traditional conflict photography – at which Lowy also excels – tends not to. © Ben Lowy The publication of Iraq | Perspectives recognises Lowy as the winner of the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography competition, judged this year by William Eggleston. The printing is excellent and most of the 96 pictures run full bleed.

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