Photojournalism: War is Only Half the Story

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photo © Uriel Sinai, 66th POYi Magazine Photographer of the Year, courtesy Annenberg Space for Photography

For the final program of their IRIS Nights series during the Pictures of the Year International (POYi) exhibition, The Annenberg Space for Photography will be presenting “War is Only Half the Story”: A Conversation with Sara Terry and Louie Palu. Both acclaimed photojournalists, Terry and Palu will be discussing issues relevant to photojournalism, their experiences covering global conflict and their work on The Aftermath Project. For those of you who are practicing photojournalists, or interested in a future in the field, this is not to be missed.

Find out more about the important work that The Aftermath Project is doing after the jump and click here to register for the IRIS Nights program. Also, we’d love to hear about any of your experiences in photojournalism. Upload images to share at the DP Flickr Group, Tweet us, or comment with stories.

In the organization’s own words, “The Aftermath Project is a non-profit organization committed to telling the other half of the story of conflict — the story of what it takes for individuals to learn to live again, to rebuild destroyed lives and homes, to restore civil societies, to address the lingering wounds of war while struggling to create new avenues for peace.

“The Aftermath Project holds a yearly grant competition open to working photographers worldwide covering the aftermath of conflict. In addition, through partnerships with universities, photography institutions and non-profit organizations, the Project seeks to help broaden the public’s understanding of the true cost of war— and the real price of peace — through international traveling exhibitions and educational outreach in communities and schools.”

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