Photographers' Blog

A night out with Strauss-Kahn

August 28, 2011

By Allison Joyce

After three months of court appearances, sensational headlines and living in a fish bowl, a New York judge dropped all criminal sexual assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Strauss-Kahn: The stakeout, the courthouse and the lookout

May 17, 2011


It was the kind of day every photographer dreads – pouring rain and a 15-hour stakeout. Not only were my shoes soaked through, but my only flash had drowned by the time I arrived at the NYPD Special Victims Unit headquarters in Harlem. By 8:30am, a mix of French and American media had gathered behind the police station, awaiting IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s perp walk.