Unformatted text preview: Mark Riboud, 1923– Philip Jones Griffiths, 1936– Tim Page, 1944– Susan Meiselas, 1948– Don McCullin, 1935— Gilles Caron, 1939–1970 Carol Guzy, 1956– Major themes in war photography: 1. Dead bodies, of American soldiers and “enemy” soldiers 2. Wounded Americans 3. Camaraderie among soldiers 4. What daily life for GIs is like: harsh conditions, boredom, fear, etc. 5. Humanity of soldiers despite their horrific experiences and their mission to kill 6. The devastation that war wrecks on civilians 7. Interaction between American GIs and civilians in the war countries 8. Life on the home front; support for the war effort; beginning w/ Vietnam, opposition 9. Moments of victory / celebration 10. Pictures that symbolize key events http://www.ap.org/pages/about/pulitzer/rosenthal.html Class 10 War photography 2...
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