Photographers' Blog

Can you keep a secret?

December 10, 2010

Want to hear a secret?

“U.S. President Barack Obama will make an unannounced visit to Afghanistan but you cannot tell anyone.” Those seemed like simple enough guidelines, but it certainly wouldn’t end up that way.

Capturing the covert nature of WikiLeaks

December 3, 2010

WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson poses for a photograph before a briefing at the Frontline club in London, December 1, 2010.  REUTERS/Paul Hackett  I had an assignment at the Frontline club in Paddington to photograph WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson speaking during a debate at the club. I was fortunate enough to be quite early for the assignment and within minutes Kristinn had arrived and was being interviewed ahead of the main debate. There were no other stills photographers there at that time.