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Biography British (Welsh), b. 1936, d. 2008 Born in Rhuddlan, Wales, Philip Jones Griffiths studied pharmacy in Liverpool and worked in London while photographing part-time for the Manchester Guardian. In 1961 he became a full-time freelancer for the London-based Observer. He covered the Algerian War in 1962, then moved to Central Africa. From there he moved to Asia, photographing in Vietnam from 1966 to 1971. His book on the war, Vietnam Inc., crystallized public opinion and gave form to Western misgivings about American involvement in Vietnam.

sarah moon, éléments de style par Henri Peyre © Sarah Moon Sarah Moon utilise le film Polaroid et la chambre photographique. Marc Riboud Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Riboud. Marc Riboud (né le à Saint-Genis-Laval, France) est un photographe français connu, entre autres, pour ses reportages en Asie : The Three Banners of China, The Face of North Vietnam, Visions of China, et son plus récent In China… Vietnam war photojournalist dies A Welsh photojournalist renowned for his coverage of the Vietnam war has died at the age of 72. Philip Jones Griffiths, who was born in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire, died on Tuesday at his London home after a cancer battle, his agency Magnum said. His work in Vietnam was collated into a book, published in 1971, which became crucial in challenging attitudes to the war in the United States. He also photographed conflicts in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Bosnia. Mr Jones Griffiths left Wales at the age of 16 but has said that his upbringing as a Welshman was the basis for everything he did. He took pictures with a Kodak Brownie camera from an early age but after studying chemistry at Liverpool University, he spent 10 years in science.

Les 10 plus grands photographes du siècle : le grand classement des passionnés de photo ! Yann Arthus-Bertrand Photographe de talent et militant écologiste engagé, Yann Arthus-Bertrand a également un passé moins connu d'acteur de cinéma (« Dis-moi qui tuer », « OSS 117 prend des vacances »...), et de journaliste. Il est notamment l'auteur du fameux La Terre vue du ciel, hommage à la beauté de notre planète paru en 2006. Il triomphe aujourd'hui avec la série de documentaires à succès Vu du ciel sur France 2. Henri Cartier-Bresson

Guerre du Viêt Nam Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. C'est en août 1964 que la résolution du golfe du Tonkin a ouvert la voie à un engagement militaire massif des États-Unis. Néanmoins, le Sud Viêt Nam connaissait une situation insurrectionnelle depuis plusieurs années. En 1998, le gouvernement des États-Unis a déterminé que les militaires américains tombés après le 1er novembre 1955 - date de la création du premier groupe de conseillers militaires américains au Sud Viêt Nam - pouvaient être considérés comme morts durant la guerre du Viêt Nam[6]. Le conflit étant dans l'impasse, et de plus en plus impopulaire dans l'opinion publique américaine, les accords de paix de Paris décident en 1973 du retrait militaire américain.

Fashion photography Fashion photography 1 Fashion photography 2 Fashion photography 3 Fashion photography 4 Fashion photography 4 - Wallpaper (clik to enlarge) A Look Back at the Vietnam War on the 35th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon – - PlogPlog Photo Blog Posted Apr 30, 2010 Share This Gallery Editor’s Warning: The following photo collection contains some graphic violence and depictions of dead bodies. (AP) Today, April 30th, marks the 35th Anniversary of the fall of Saigon, when communist North Vietnamese forces drove tanks through the former U.S. Vietnam Inc. First published in 1971, "Vietnam Inc." was crucial in challenging public attitudes in the United States, turning the tide of opinion and ultimately helping to put an end to the Vietnam War. Philip Jones Griffiths' classic account of the war was the outcome of three years reporting, and as such it is one of the most detailed surveys of any conflict. Showing us the true horrors of the war as well as a study of Vietnamese rural life, Griffiths created a compelling argument against the de-humanizing power of the modern war machine and against American imperialism. Rare and highly sought-after, the book has become one of the enduring classics of photojournalism and is now available in this new edition - a careful recreation of the original with Philip Jones Griffiths' personal layouts and commentaries. The reissue also includes an introduction by the American linguist and political critic Noam Chomsky.

Philip Jones Griffiths: Photographer whose Vietnam images changed photojournalism - Obituaries - News Philip Jones Griffiths was born in 1936 in the Welsh village of Rhuddlan near Rhyl in Flintshire. Growing up during a time when the great picture magazines – Life, Illustrated and Picture Post – were producing powerful picture stories, he became fascinated by photo-reportage and its ability to open a window on the world. He taught himself photography and before long was photographing weddings in his home town.

Philip Jones Griffiths Philip Jones Griffiths (18 February 1936 – 19 March 2008) was a Welsh photojournalist known for his coverage of the Vietnam war. Biography[edit] Jones Griffiths was born in Rhuddlan, to Joseph Griffiths, who supervised the local trucking service of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, and Catherine Jones, Rhuddlan's district nurse, who ran a small maternity clinic at home.[3] He studied pharmacy in Liverpool and worked in London as the night manager at the Piccadilly branch of Boots, while also working as a part-time photographer for the Manchester Guardian.[4][5] Jones Griffiths never married, saying it was a "bourgeois" notion, but that he had had "significant" relationships.[2][6] Survived by Fanella Ferrato and Katherine Holden, his daughters from long-term relationships with Donna Ferrato and Heather Holden. He died from cancer on March 19, 2008.[7][8][9][1] Career[edit]

Famous war photographer passes Philip Jones Griffiths has passed at the age of 72, he was best known for his photos from the Vietnam War. Griffiths was no stranger to the warzone and spend nearly 50 years taking photos. Here’s a story from icWales: John Filo Biography[edit] After winning the Pulitzer Prize while working for the Valley Daily News (a Gannett paper) of the Pittsburgh suburb of Tarentum, Pennsylvania, he continued his career in photojournalism, rapidly finding work at the Associated Press, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and as a picture editor at the Baltimore Evening Sun. He eventually rose to a picture editing job at the weekly news magazine Newsweek. He now is on staff in the communications department of CBS.[2]

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