Photographers' Blog

Eleven hours

September 7, 2011

When I heard the news, I headed immediately to the scene; that’s what news photographers do.

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

By Reuters Staff
May 17, 2011

ALLISON JOYCE

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.