Thursday, January 11, 2007Home

In Memoriam, 2006

At About: Photography, Peter Marshall lists the photographers that were taken from us in 2006. They are all sorely missed already. Two of the most recent were Ruth Bernhard and Jerry Dantzic, also covered on this site. Looking at Peter's list, it's amazing to see how many photographers, both world-famous and behind the scenes, have departed in the past year. Factors such as war and unrest around the world (especially in Iraq, which has proved to be the deadliest war—ever—for journalists) are given special mention. With the short- and long-term future of the Iraq War in contention, it's as good a time as ever to honor those that have given everything to inform the world. Read it here.

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