Tim Hetherington, Chris Hondros – In Memoriam


Time by Paul Moakley

Today, the devastating news arrived that Tim Hetherington had been killed in Misratah, Libya. He was many things: a journalist, a photographer, a filmmaker, an artist and friend. He recently won popular acclaim after the documentary Restrepo, which he directed, was nominated for an Oscar.

New Yorker with photo -slideshow

“The media landscape is in flux, and so am I,” said Hetherington. “Who knows what the future holds.”

The Documentary Blog Recommends: Diary by Tim Hetherington

His homepage

Mohammed Kgarbo Blind school
Milton Margai School for the Blind. Sierra Leone. (Photograph by Tim Hetherington)

Restrepo trailer

  • R.I.P Chris Hondros

    Earlier today, April 20, photojournalist Chris Hondros was killed on assignment in Misrata, Libya. He was 41 and recently engaged to be married.
    His long list of awards — from being nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for breaking-news photography (2004), to winning the Robert Capa Gold Medal (2005) for “best published photographic reporting from abroad requiring exceptional courage and enterprise” — attest to Chris’s skill and legacy as a photographer