Category: Photography

Light on the Sea, a short documentary about the refugee crisis, launches on Vanity Fair

Light on the Sea, a short documentary about the refugee crisis, launches on Vanity Fair

Light on the Sea is the dramatic story of the refugee crisis told through the perspective of volunteers on the front lines helping them find safety, and the refugees they encounter who have risked their lives crossing the Aegean to …

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ISIS Destroys Archaeological Site Nimrud

ISIS Destroys Archaeological Site Nimrud

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Afghan linguist working for US Marine Civilian Affairs unit doing a retinal scan of a Marja villager who has come to pick up bags of wheat.  The villagers are given a retinal scan, photographed and their fingerprints are entered into a national database used to identify criminals.

Marja’s Hearts and Minds

As General David Petraeus assumes direct control of the war in Afghanistan, he and his officers—not to mention the policymakers back home—are pinning their hopes on improved cooperation with friendly locals. Traveling to the southern Afghan city of Marja, site …

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Ortega. © Micah Garen & Marie-Helene Carleton

Obama Inauguration

Photos taken at President Obama’s first inaugaration.

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The ancient town of Hasankeyf with the remains of the 7th century Aturqid bridge spanning the Trigris river. The town as well as the bridge will be flooded by the Ilisu dam. © Micah Garen & Marie-Helene Carleton

Deep Divide

Damming the Tigris River will give Turkey renewable energy – and flood two hundred villages and archaeological sites in the Kurdish heartland.

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A poppy farmer in Marja who came to the government center to sign up for a USAID Cash for Work program that gives military-age men licit employment opportunities. Afghanistan supplies 90 percent of the world’s opium, according to a report by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime.

Afghanistan Photography

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The ancient town of Hasankeyf with the remains of the 7th century Aturqid bridge spanning the Trigris river. The town as well as the bridge will be flooded by the Ilisu dam. © Micah Garen & Marie-Helene Carleton

Lebanon Photography

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Dead muskrat in flooded area in Cameron Parish Louisiana, September 27, 2005

Katrina

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Iraq Photography

Iraq Photography

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Cloud of dust over the Woolworth building in lower Manhattan after the collapse of the two World Trade Center buildings, September 11, 2001. 6x7 medium format film.

September 11th

Photos taken after the World Trade Center attacks in 2001.

Waiting for the ceremony to begin for the one year memorial of the September 11 attacks in lower Manhattan, September 11, 2002. 6×7 medium format film scan. Press wait outside… Read more ›