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As chief of photo operations for the Associated Press in Saigon for a decade beginning in 1962, Horst Faas didn't just cover the fighting — he also recruited and trained new talent from among foreign and Vietnamese freelancers. The result was...
Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99. Arnold died...
Jacket CopyGeoff Dyer talks to David L. Ulin about form and the novelistic impulse, war and forgetting and his book "The Missing of the Somme."...
Jacket CopyWilliam T. Vollmann and Susan Meiselas talked photography Tuesday night in Los Angeles....
The Big PictureChris Hondros, 41, the superb photographer who took some of the most wrenching war photos of our time, has been confirmed dead in a hospital in Misurata, Libya. The same explosion had earlier Wednesday claimed the life of photographer and......
Reporting from Misurata, Libya, and Los Angeles -- Barely two months ago, combat photographer Tim Hetherington sent out a tweet from the Academy Awards ceremony, where his Afghanistan war film "Restrepo" was up for the best documentary trophy. "At the...
Los Angeles Times Book CriticOtherwise Known as the Human Condition Selected Essays and Reviews Geoff Dyer Graywolf: 422 pp., $18 paper "Almost as soon as I began writing for magazines and newspapers," Geoff Dyer tells us in the introduction to "Otherwise Known as the Human...
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Dennis Stock, a photographer best known for his iconic Life magazine photo of film legend James Dean walking through a rainy Times Square in a dark overcoat, has died. He was 81. Stock, who was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer a few weeks ago and...
Culture MonsterIn the past, it hasn't always been easy getting up close and personal with valuable photographic prints from masters such as Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Now the general public can get an intimate look at works by some of......
Exiles in the Garden A Novel Ward Just Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 280 pp., $25 Ward Just left an active life as a journalist, serving as a distinguished reporter in Washington and Vietnam, to dedicate himself to fiction. Over the last 39 years he...
PROFESSIONAL Los Angeles Times, since 1994 Has captured images of national and international events over the past 12 years, covering assignments in Africa, the Middle East, California and New York. Sacramento Bee Staff photographer, 1992-94. Freelance...
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From Associated PressHugh Van Es, a Dutch photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War and recorded the most famous image of the fall of Saigon in 1975 -- a group of people scaling a stairway to a CIA helicopter on a rooftop -- died Friday morning in Hong Kong, his wife said....
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