Remembering Tim Hetherington

The first words that were used to describe Tim Hetherington by almost anybody who knew him were "humble" and "modest."

Yet, Tim was a guy of great talents -- a photojournalist whose photographs were at a very high level of artistry, who had released this past fall an art photography book titled Infidel, consisting of portraits he had taken of U.S. soldiers fighting in the Afghanistan war. The title Infidel was a wry bit of Hetherington humor; a number of the soldiers he photographed had tattooed the word "Infidel" on themselves as they deployed to Afghanistan.

He was also someone who would, and did, take the grittiest pictures of combat.

(lea la columna entera publicada en foreignpolicy.com)

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