James Nachtwey


James Nachtwey hit in Thailand

The 65 year old James Nachtwey still goes to the most dangerous places on Earth. At the moment he is pressing his luck in Thailand. This weekend he has been shot by a bullet. The war photographer who has been the subject of the documentary bearing the same title is okay now however and he continued work after his wounds have been taken care of.


Today is James Nachtwey’s birthday

It is quite general to wish happy birthday to famous people you don’t know personally, but in case of Nachtwey I feel different. He risks his life as a daily routine. Something many of his war photographer colleagues madedmistake with (smaller or larger) in a much younger age than him. However morbidly it sounds, I feel it is important to emphasize his age and the fact he is still alive…