Shooting War: A Photographer's Vision

December 2009
Nieman Reports;Winter2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p12
An essay is presented that describes the author's vision as a journalist as he shoots photographs of the protests against the Indian occupation of Srinagar, Kashmir in India. He seeks to represent the reality of what is happening in Srinagar while trying to push the violence and danger of the situation out of his mind. He sees the children demonstrating, the panic and fear, indecision, as well as the noise and silence during the war. He also feels the fear as he runs with the security forces, witnesses deaths and funerals and the anger of people.


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