I just learned that photo-journalist/filmmaker, Tim Hetherington was killed in Libya while covering the conflict between the rebels and the government forces in Misrata. It has been reported that Heterington was wounded during a mortar shelling and died on 4/20/11 along with his colleague, American journalist Chris Hondros.
|Tim Hetherington with camera|
Tim may be best known for his work with Sebastian Junger on the documentary film Restrepo and his four World Press prizes. British-born Tim Heatherington created short films about American G.I.’s he met in the Korengal Valley and also produced Infidel, a book of photographs about the men of Battle Company of the 173rd Airborne.
Chris Hondros was an American photojournalist who was in Libya on assignment with Getty images. He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his images of civil war in Liberia. to see his amazing images go to http://www.chrishondros.com/images.htm
Rest in Peace, Tim. Rest in Peace, Chris Hondros