Overexposed: A Photographer’s War With PTSD

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“Covering the war used to make me feel like I was doing something important,” Gilbertson wrote in the weeks following his embed with the Kurds. “I have grown to accept that people will not stop dying because I take their pictures.”

via The Atlantic.

There Are 3 Comments On This Article.

  1. ” I have grown to accept that people will not stop dying because I take their pictures”. I think that just about says it all…

  2. People still die whether you take their images or not. But from a photographers point of view this is one of those question you need to answer yourself, why do you do war photography in the first place.