YURI KOZYREV

As a photojournalist for the past 25 years, Yuri Kozyrev (Russia, 1963) has witnessed many world-changing events. He started his career documenting the collapse of the Soviet Union, capturing the rapid changes in the former USSR for the LA Times during the 90’s. In 2001, Yuri started to cover international news, working before from Afghanistan and then from Iraq as contract photographer for Time Magazine. Since the beginning of 2011, Yuri has been documenting the “Arab Revolutions” and their aftermaths in Bahrain, Yemen, Tunisia and specially Egypt and Libya. Yuri has received numerous honors for his photography, including several World Press Photo Awards, the OPC’s Oliver Rebbot Award, and the ICP Infinity Award for Photojournalism, the Frontline Club Award, the Visa d'or News and the Prix Bayeux-Calvados, and he was named 2011 Photographer of the Year in the Pictures of the Year International competition. In 2015, Yuri covered the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the migrant crisis in Europe.

LIU HEUNG SHING

Liu Heung Shing, founder of Shanghai Center of Photography (SCOP), was born 1951 in Hong Kong. He graduated from Hunter College, City University of New York in 1975. He currently lives and works in Beijing. From 1997 to 2005, Liu served first as the China Representative of TimeWarner, then and Executive Vice President of News Corp (China) owned by Rupert Murdoch. From 2005-2007, he served as senior advisor to News Corp in China.

Liu, who apprenticed with Life Magazine photographer Gjon Mili, was the first accredited photographer for Time Magazine in China in 1979. He then joined the Associated Press as foreign correspondent photojournalist based in Beijing (1980-1983), followed by postings in Los Angeles (1984-1985), New Delhi, (1985-1988) Seoul, (1989-1990) and Moscow (1991-1994). In 1992, Liu received the Overseas Press Club Award and shared the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News for his coverage of the collapse of the Soviet Union. In 1989, Liu’s defining photograph of the Tiananmen Turmoil was awarded Picture of the Year by School of Journalism at University of Missouri. In 2004, Liu was named by ParisPhoto as one of the hundred most influential photographers in the world. Liu has been named twice as Photographer of the Year (1989,1991) by Associated Press Managing Editors.

Publications:

China After Mao (Penguin, 1983) and Soviet Union: Collapse of an Empire(Associated Press, 1993) and China, Portrait of a Country (Taschen 2008), Shanghai: A History in Photographs 1842 to Today (Penguin Viking, 2010, co-authored with Karen Smith). China in Revolution, the Road to 1911 (Hong Kong University Press, August, 2011).

CAMERON SPENCER

Cameron is an award-winning staff photographer at Getty Images in Sydney, Australia.

After attaining a bachelor’s degree of ‘Visual Communication’ majoring in photography, Cameron began his career working as an assistant and freelance photographer. He started working at Getty Images in Sydney as a Picture Desk editor then Assignments Editor and, after many weekends learning from several senior Getty Images photographers, in 2004 the self-confessed sports fanatic became a staff photographer specialising in photographing sport and portraiture.

In the past twelve years, Cameron has covered major events including five Olympic Games, three Commonwealth Games, three Rugby World Cups, two Asian Beach Games, two New Zealand Winter Games, two IAAF World Athletics Championships, the FIFA World Cup in South Africa and Brazil and International Cricket including the ICC One Day World Cup and three Ashes test series.

Cameron’s work is regularly published in newspapers, magazines and online around the world. Publications include the Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Times, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Inside Sport and Sports Illustrated.

Recent accolades include the 2015 Picture of the Year International 72nd - Sports Photographer of the Year – 1st Place, 2015 NPPA Best of Photojournalism 2015 - Sports Photojournalist of the Year – 1st Place and 2014 Australian Media Alliance Walkley Awards - Sports Photography Winner

LIZA FAKTOR

Liza Faktor is a visual documentary producer and curator, and a co-founder of Screen, a visual storytelling production company. She was the founding director of the Objective Reality Foundation, and the co-founder of Agency.Photographer.ru.

Liza has produced and curated over thirty video installations and exhibitions, including the Surveillance series (Dubai, 2015, NY, 2014), Streaming Nation (IDFA selection, 2014), Stories of Life: the best of multimedia journalism (Moscow, 2013), PhotoQuai Biennale (Paris, 2013 & 2015), and Projections of Reality (Washington, DC & Moscow, 2010). She is a recipient of the Howard Chapnick award for advancement of photojournalism (2002 and 2016) and was a member of the World Press Photo multimedia jury (2014).

AHMET SEL

Ahmet Sel is the Visual News Editor in Chief of Anadolu Agency. Former cameraman and photo-reporter Sel had settled in France in 1981, and then lived in Russia between 1990 and 2000, where he was a correspondent and bureau chief for Sipa Press. In 2005-2006, Ahmet Sel worked as the Editor in Chief for Sipa Press in Paris. He won the "Fujifilm Press Photo Award France" in the portrait category, in 2003, and the Gold Award of National Magazine Awards Foundation (Canada) in the "Words & Pictures" category, in 2004.

Publications:

Davutpaşa Orta 3, Aras Yayıncılık, İstanbul 2012. Kaboul Portraits Posés, Editions Horizon Illimité, Paris 2003. Galop, Editions Horizon Illimité, Paris 2003. Gens de Moscou, Catleya Editions, Paris 2001.Moskova İnsanları, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, İstanbul 2003.

Photography by Zeren Göktan

MICHEL SCOTTO

Michel Scotto is the Director of Photo Business Development at Agence France-Presse.

He started as a freelancer in the mid-70s before joining the Associated Press in 1979 in Paris. He then moved to Agence France-Presse in 1983 and took part in the launching of its international photo service late 1984. Shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 he took the position of Editor-in-chief in charge of Europe, Africa and Middle East until 1994 when he moved to Hong Kong as Photo Manager for Asia-Pacific. In 2000 back to Paris he was asked to look for new development opportunities through content partnerships and distribution which were made possible with the Internet. AFP online photo database ImageForum makes now available content from more than 50 Agencies to media and non-media clients in some 150 countries.

GEORGES DEKEERLE

Georges DeKeerle was the senior Director for Entertainment and Partnerships of EMEA for Getty Images for the last 14 years. Keerle worked as a photojournalist for SIPA Press in France between 1978-1982 and Angeli in UK between 1982-1984. He worked as the bureau chief for Gamma in UK between 1984-1991 and Sygma in Russia between 1991-1997. He worked as liaison correspondent at White House in USA from 1997 to 1999. He also worked as Newsmakers partner in USA between the years of 1997 and 1999 and Director of Photography for News and Entertainment in USA between 1999-2002.

FIRAT ÇAĞLAYAN YURDAKUL

Fırat Yurdakul is the photo editor of Anadolu Agency. He is graduated from Hacettepe University, department of History. He started to work as a photo journalist in 1997, in Turkey. He has been working at Anadolu Agency since 2001 and he is the photo editor since 2011.

He worked as a photo journalist in Indonesia, Banda Aceh, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia. He received many awards in news photo category including Zoom in-on Poverty award 2011, that was organized in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Xinhua News Agency.

Photography by Özge Elif Kızıl

SERGEY PONOMAREV

Sergey Ponomarev is a freelance photographer. Before becoming a freelancer in 2012, Sergey worked for the Associated Press starting in 2003.Sergey is best known for his photojournalism works depicting Russian daily life and culture as well as news images from the Libyan uprisal. He has won many international and domestic photography awards.

Most recently, he won the third place prize, in the war category, at the 2014 Picture of the Year contest, received the first place prize for an editorial photo essay at the International Photography Awards, received an honorable mention in the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest, was shortlisted for the Terry O’Neil Photography awards and earned an award of excellence from the Society of Publishers in Asia for his moving coverage of Typhoon Haiyan. Also, he is the Single News fist prize winner of Istanbul Photo Awards 2016.

Born in Moscow, Sergey graduated Moscow State University and Academy of Labor and Social Relations. He enjoys snowboarding, researching history, watching war movies and spending time with his kids.

Liu Heung Shing
Daniel Berehulak
Laurent Van der Stockt
Georges De Keerle
Nicolas Jimenez
Ahmet Sel
Michel Scotto
James Wellford
Guillaume Herbaut
Fırat Çağlayan Yurdakul
LIU HEUNG SHING

Liu Heung Shing, Photojournalist founder of Shanghai Center of Photography (SCOP), was born 1951 in Hong Kong. He graduated from Hunter College, City University of New York in 1975. He currently lives and works in Beijing and he is the founder of Shanghai Center of Photography (SCOP).

From 1997 to 2005, Liu served first as the China Representative of TimeWarner, then and Executive Vice President of News Corp (China) owned by Rupert Murdoch. From 2005-2007, he served as senior advisor to News Corp in China.

Liu, who apprenticed with Life Magazine photographer Gjon Mili, was the first accredited photographer for Time Magazine in China in 1979. He then joined the Associated Press as foreign correspondent photojournalist based in Beijing (1980-1983), followed by postings in Los Angeles (1984-1985), New Delhi, (1985-1988) Seoul, (1989-1990) and Moscow (1991-1994)

In 1992, Liu received the Overseas Press Club Award and shared the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News for his coverage of the collapse of the Soviet Union. In 1989, Liu’s defining photograph of the Tiananmen Turmoil was awarded Picture of the Year by School of Journalism at University of Missouri. In 2004, Liu was named by ParisPhoto as one of the hundred most influential photographers in the world. Liu has been named twice as Photographer of the Year (1989,1991) by Associated Press Managing Editors.

Publications:

China After Mao(Penguin, 1983) and Soviet Union: Collapse of an Empire(Associated Press, 1993) and China, Portrait of a Country (Taschen 2008), Shanghai: A History in Photographs 1842 to Today (Penguin Viking, 2010, co-authored with Karen Smith). China in Revolution, the Road to 1911 (Hong Kong University Press, August, 2011).

DANIEL BEREHULAK

Daniel Berehulak is a native of Sydney, Australia. He has visited over 50 countries covering historic events, including the Iraq war, the trial of Saddam Hussein, child labor issues in India, Afghanistan elections, the return of Benazir Bhutto to Pakistan, the aftermath of the 2011 tsunami in Japan and the Chernobyl disaster.

Born to immigrant parents, he grew up on a farm outside of Sydney. At an early age, he worked on a farm and at his father’s refrigeration company. After graduating from university, his career as a photographer started humbly: he shot sports matches for a man who ran his business from his garage. In 2002, he started freelancing with Getty Images in Sydney, shooting mainly sports-related pictures.

From 2005 to 2009, he was based in London as a staff news photographer with Getty Images. He then shifted to New Delhi to advance Getty’s coverage of the subcontinent with a focus on the social and political instability of Pakistan and its neighbors.

In July 2013, he joined Reportage by Getty Images as a key represented photographer, to focus on a combination of long-term personal projects, breaking news and client assignments.

He is a regular contributor to The New York Times, TIME Magazine and Der Spiegel in particular and his work appears internationally in newspapers and magazines worldwide.

LAURENT VAN DER STOCKT

Laurent Van der Stockt, photojournalist, is a French national, born in Belgium in 1964. He bases himself in Paris.

Having previously exposed the living conditions of the Romanian people; Laurent returned to document the country after Ceausescu's fall in 1989.

He has concentrated on photographing areas of conflict throughout his career including; former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Chechnya, the Gulf of Kuwait and Iraq.

Laurent Van Der Stockt has often found himself in the line of fire during the course of his work, often finding himself injured as a result. Having been injured by a shell in Vukovar in 1991, he was again hit in Ramallah in 2001 and had his arm seriously damaged in Fallujah in 2005.

Laurent has been awarded several prizes for his work, including the Award of Excellence - Journalism Prize from the Columbia University in 1991, the Paris Match Prize in 1996, the Bayeux Prize for war correspondents in 1995 and the Festival Prize for the Scoop d’Angers, which he won four times between 1991 and 1996. The Visa d’or in Perpignan, France, 2013, when the report he made in Syria for Le Monde with Jean-Phillippe Rémy established the proof of the use of the chemical weapons by the Bachar Al-Assad regime.

His work has been published in magazines all over the world including: The New York Times, Newsweek, The Independent, Stern, El Paìs, Paris-Match and many others, has been presented in many exhibitions.

GEORGES DE KEERLE

Georges De Keerle is the senior Director for Entertainment and Partnerships of EMEA since 2002. Keerle worked as a photojournalist for SIPA Press in France between 1978-1982 and Angeli in UK between 1982-1984. He worked as bureau chief for Gamma in UK between 1984-1991 and Sygma in Russia between 1991-1997. He worked as liaison correspondent at White House in USA from 1997 to 1999. He also worked as Newsmakers partner in USA between the years of 1997 and 1999 and Director of Photography for News and Entertainment in USA between 1999-2002.

NICOLAS JIMENEZ

Nicolas Jimenez is the director of photography of the French daily newspaper Le Monde. From 1999 to 2004 he worked, during his European studies at the University, with Jean-François Leroy for the photojournalism festival Visa pour l'Image.

In 2005, when Le Monde decided to become an image producer, he became national photo editor. In 2008, he became the head of the photo department. Le Monde is now one of the three biggest photojournalism producer in French speaking press.

AHMET SEL

Ahmet Sel, Visual News Editor in Chief, Anadolu Agency. Former cameraman and photo-reporter Sel had settled in France in 1981, and then lived in Russia between 1990 and 2000, where he was a correspondent and bureau chief for Sipa Press. In 2005-2006, Ahmet Sel worked as the Editor in Chief for Sipa Press in Paris. He won the "Fujifilm Press Photo Award France" in the portrait category, in 2003, and the Gold Award of National Magazine Awards Foundation (Canada) in the "Words & Pictures" category, in 2004.

Publications:

Davutpaşa Orta 3. Aras Yayıncılık, İstanbul ,2012 Kaboul Portraits posés. Editions Horizon Illimité, Paris, 2003 Galop. Editions Horizon Illimité, Paris 2003 Moskova Insanları. Yapı Kredi Yayınları, Istanbul, 2003 Gens de Moscou. Catelya Editions, Paris, 2001

Photography by Zeren Göktan

MICHEL SCOTTO

Michel Scotto, Director of Photo Business Development at Agence France-Presse.

He started as a freelancer in the mid-70s before joining the Associated Press in 1979 in Paris. He then moved to Agence France-Presse in 1983 and took part in the launching of its international photo service late 1984. Shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 he took the position of Editor-in-chief in charge of Europe, Africa and Middle East until 1994 when he moved to Hong Kong as Photo Manager for Asia-Pacific. In 2000 back to Paris he was asked to look for new development opportunities through content partnerships and distribution which were made possible with the Internet. AFP online photo database ImageForum makes now available content from more than 50 Agencies to media and non-media clients in some 150 countries.

JAMES WELLFORD

James Wellford is a photography editor, producer, curator, and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. He is currently the Editorial Director of Visura. (Visura.co) His collaborative work with photographers has received top honors at the Overseas Press Club, World Press Photo, POYi, American Photo, Visa Pour L’image, PX 3, and NPPA. He curates photography and multimedia shows that address topical issues in the world including most recently; “American Photography” for the Photographic Museum of Humanity. Winter 2015, “Remembering Liberia”. Photoville 2013. Brooklyn, NY. “Iraq 10 Years”. by Franco Pagetti. VII Gallery. Brooklyn, NY. 2013. “Dispatch from Tohoku: Documenting the Aftermath in Japan” New York, NY. 2012. “Generation 9/11, Ten Years of War Photography after 9/11” The Hague, Netherlands. 2011. “Projections of Reality: Encounters with the (Un)Familiar” Moscow, Russia. 2010.

James has served as a jury member for the Magnum Emergency Fund, the Tim Hetherington Trust Award, the PhotoPhilanthropy Awards, Visa Pour L’image, POYi, the Aperture Paris PhotoBook Award, and the Overseas Press Club and was a member of the 2012 World Press Masterclass in Amsterdam. He is also on the advisory board of the Photobook Museum and the organization Social Documentary Network (SocialDocumentary.net) and is the co-founder of two groups ScreenProjects (http://www.screenprojects.org) and SeenUnseen that are working on ways to create, support, and deliver powerful visual and narrative stories around the world. For 12 years he was the International Photo Editor at Newsweek Magazine and is a Knight Wallace Fellow from the University of Michigan and a contributing photo editor to Smithsonian Journeys, Foreign Policy, and CNN.

GUILLAUME HERBAUT

Guillaume Herbaut, Photographer INSTITUTE, born in 1970, has dedicated himself for some years now to historical places, filled with symbols and memory. His work called Tchernobylsty, Kodak Critics Prize in 2001, was published in October 2003, also winning the Fuji Book Prize the following year.

After Oswiecim, a documentary work on Auschwitz nowadays-exposed at the Lille’s Transphotographiques festival in spring 2005- he concentrates on Skhodra, a small town in northern Albania where secluded families still suffer from vendetta.

Visa pour l’Image exposed his work in September 2004. He won a grant fro 3P for a project on Nagasaki. Prize-winner of the Lucien Hervé Prize in 2004, he carries on with the aim of revealing unseen tragedies.

His works has been exposed at the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris in 2005, at “la Maison Rouge” and Foto España in 2007, at the Silverstein gallery (NY) in 2008. In 2009 and 2012, Herbaut won a prize at World Press Photo.

In 2011, he won the Niepce Prize for his work on Chernobyl, and the France24/ RFI award for la Zone web documentary.

Photography by Richard Dumas

FIRAT ÇAĞLAYAN YURDAKUL

Firat Caglayan Yurdakul, photo editor, Anadolu Agency. He is graduated from Hacettepe University, department of History. He started to work as photo journalist in 1997, in Turkey. He has been working at Anadolu Agency since 2001 and he is the photo editor since 2011.

He worked as photo journalist in Indonesia, Banda Aceh, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia. He received many awards in news photo category including Zoom in-on Poverty award 2011, that was organized in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Xinhua News Agency.

Photography by Özge Elif Kızıl

Alice Gabriner
Georges De Keerle
Liu Heung Shing
Patrick Chauvel
Harald Menk
Ahmet Sel
Michel Scotto
Fırat Çaglayan Yurdakul
Guillaume Herbaut
ALICE GABRINER

Alice Gabriner is the International Photo Editor at TIME magazine, a position she held previously from 2003-2009. Prior to rejoining TIME, Gabriner was a Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic magazine, and before that, she was the Deputy Director of Photography in the Obama White House. During her ten-year tenure at TIME from 1999-2009, she led the photo department during the 2008-2009 campaign, election and inauguration of President Barack Obama.

She oversaw the magazine’s award winning coverage of the Iraq War, and she worked with TIME’s notable team of photographers during the Presidential election in 2000. Over a 20-year career at newsweeklies, she has covered national, international, and breaking news. The photographers she has worked with have been recognized by the Overseas Press Club, the ICP Infinity Award, and multiple ASME, World Press Photo and POYi awards. Gabriner has curated photography exhibits around the world, and she has been a member of numerous photo juries and portfolio reviews.

GEORGES DE KEERLE

Georges De Keerle is the senior Director for Entertainment and Partnerships of EMEA since 2002. Keerle worked as a photojournalist for SIPA Press in France between 1978-1982 and Angeli in UK between 1982-1984. He worked as bureau chief for Gamma in UK between 1984-1991 and Sygma in Russia between 1991-1997. He worked as liaison correspondent at White House in USA from 1997 to 1999. He also worked as Newsmakers partner in USA between the years of 1997 and 1999 and Director of Photography for News and Entertainment in USA between 1999-2002.

LIU HEUNG SHING

Liu Heung Shing, Photojournalist founder of Shanghai Center of Photography (SCOP), was born 1951 in Hong Kong. He graduated from Hunter College, City University of New York in 1975. He currently lives and works in Beijing and he is the founder of Shanghai Center of Photography (SCOP).

From 1997 to 2005, Liu served first as the China Representative of TimeWarner, then and Executive Vice President of News Corp (China) owned by Rupert Murdoch. From 2005-2007, he served as senior advisor to News Corp in China.

Liu, who apprenticed with Life Magazine photographer Gjon Mili, was the first accredited photographer for Time Magazine in China in 1979. He then joined the Associated Press as foreign correspondent photojournalist based in Beijing (1980-1983), followed by postings in Los Angeles (1984-1985), New Delhi, (1985-1988) Seoul, (1989-1990) and Moscow (1991-1994)

In 1992, Liu received the Overseas Press Club Award and shared the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News for his coverage of the collapse of the Soviet Union. In 1989, Liu’s defining photograph of the Tiananmen Turmoil was awarded Picture of the Year by School of Journalism at University of Missouri. In 2004, Liu was named by ParisPhoto as one of the hundred most influential photographers in the world. Liu has been named twice as Photographer of the Year (1989,1991) by Associated Press Managing Editors.

Publications:

China After Mao(Penguin, 1983) and Soviet Union: Collapse of an Empire(Associated Press, 1993) and China, Portrait of a Country (Taschen 2008), Shanghai: A History in Photographs 1842 to Today (Penguin Viking, 2010, co-authored with Karen Smith). China in Revolution, the Road to 1911 (Hong Kong University Press, August, 2011).

PATRICK CHAUVEL

Patrick Chauvel (born in 1949 in France) has been an independent war photographer since his youth. He went through more than twenty conflicts all over the world, including the Six-Day War and the Vietnam War. He was injured in Ireland in 1975, in Lebanon in 1984 and in Panama City in 1989.

He worked in Sarajevo between the years of 1992 and 1994. He covered the US military operations in Somalia in 1993. He made a documentary film ‘Rapporteurs de guerre’ about the war journalism with Antoine Novat in 1989.

He won the World Press Spot News Award for his work which was made during the First Chechen War in 1995.

Chauvel is one of the founders of WARM foundation, which focuses on the solutions of war and conflicts situations with scientists and researchers. He founded the association for Patrick Chauvel Foundation, aiming to help the young photojournalists.

Chauvel is known as one of the oldest photo journalist who is still working in the field. He continues his carrier with writing novels, taking photographs on the conflict areas and shooting documentaries.

Photography by Anna Pitoun

HARALD MENK

Harald Menk, photo editor Foreign Desk, Stern Magazine Finished studies with Magister Artium (master of arts) in communication science, sociology and history of arts. Additional studies in political science and romance philology.

The written examination was about "Working conditions for Photo Editors in german newspapers and the history of Photojournalism". Subsequently he was working for five years as a photo editor for dpa (german press agency) in Frankfurt. Since 25 years working for STERN Magazine at Foreign Desk. Travels to Seoul, Albertville, Calgary, Chicago (Olympics, Soccer championships), Nairobi (Ruanda genocide), Jordan (Iraq war). Workshop for photo editors, layouters and photographers in Jakarta. Jury member and chairman in Moscow, Warsaw, Croatia, Prague, Cambodia and for Getty Grant in Perpignan.

Photography by Kristoffer Finn

AHMET SEL

Ahmet Sel, Visual News Editor in Chief, Anadolu Agency. Former cameraman and photo-reporter Sel had settled in France in 1981, and then lived in Russia between 1990 and 2000, where he was a correspondent and bureau chief for Sipa Press. In 2005-2006, Ahmet Sel worked as the Editor in Chief for Sipa Press in Paris. He won the "Fujifilm Press Photo Award France" in the portrait category, in 2003, and the Gold Award of National Magazine Awards Foundation (Canada) in the "Words & Pictures" category, in 2004.

Publications:

Davutpaşa Orta 3. Aras Yayıncılık, İstanbul ,2012 Kaboul Portraits posés. Editions Horizon Illimité, Paris, 2003 Galop. Editions Horizon Illimité, Paris 2003 Moskova Insanları. Yapı Kredi Yayınları, Istanbul, 2003 Gens de Moscou. Catelya Editions, Paris, 2001

Photography by Zeren Göktan

MICHEL SCOTTO

Michel Scotto, 60, is Director of Photo Business Development at Agence France-Presse.

He started as a freelancer in the mid-70s before joining the Associated Press in 1979 in Paris. He then moved to Agence France-Presse in 1983 and took part in the launching of its international photo service late 1984. Shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 he took the position of Editor-in-chief in charge of Europe, Africa and Middle East until 1994 when he moved to Hong Kong as Photo Manager for Asia-Pacific. In 2000 back to Paris he was asked to look for new development opportunities through content partnerships and distribution which were made possible with the Internet. AFP online photo database ImageForum makes now available content from more than 50 Agencies to media and non-media clients in some 150 countries.

FIRAT ÇAĞLAYAN YURDAKUL

Firat Caglayan Yurdakul, photo editor, Anadolu Agency. He is graduated from Hacettepe University, department of History. He started to work as photo journalist in 1997, in Turkey. He has been working at Anadolu Agency since 2001 and he is the photo editor since 2011.

He worked as photo journalist in Indonesia, Banda Aceh, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia. He received many awards in news photo category including Zoom in-on Poverty award 2011, that was organized in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Xinhua News Agency.

Photography by Özge Elif Kızıl

GUILLAUME HERBAUT

Guillaume Herbaut, born in 1970, has dedicated himself for some years now to historical places, filled with symbols and memory. His work called Tchernobylsty, Kodak Critics Prize in 2001, was published in October 2003, also winning the Fuji Book Prize the following year.

After Oswiecim, a documentary work on Auschwitz nowadays-exposed at the Lille’s Transphotographiques festival in spring 2005- he concentrates on Skhodra, a small town in northern Albania where secluded families still suffer from vendetta.

Visa pour l’Image exposed his work in September 2004. He won a grant fro 3P for a project on Nagasaki. Prize-winner of the Lucien Hervé Prize in 2004, he carries on with the aim of revealing unseen tragedies.

His works has been exposed at the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris in 2005, at “la Maison Rouge” and Foto España in 2007, at the Silverstein gallery (NY) in 2008. In 2009 and 2012, Herbaut won a prize at World Press Photo.

In 2011, he won the Niepce Prize for his work on Chernobyl, and the France24/ RFI award for la Zone web documentary.

Photography by Richard Dumas

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