We’re Stunned, Saddened at the Loss of Tim Hetherington


Terrible, shocking news today, with the report that much beloved photographer Tim Hetherington has died while covering the conflict in Libya.

Read Daryl Lang’s profile of Tim here, and The New York Times’ account of his death, here.

Tim was larger than life, and his war work incredibly resonant. His recent Oscar-nominated film Restrepo made real the perils of war as he was embedded alongside U.S. soldiers in intense combat.

A few years ago he spoke with Sebastian Junger about Restrepo:

Here are a few images from Hetherington’s series Sleeping Soldiers:





RIP, Tim.  You were loved and respected by your fellow photographers. We are so sorry.

addendum: watch this.

Diary (2010) from Tim Hetherington on Vimeo.

Read more… (via BJP)

Chris Hondros, at work in Libya – The New York Times’ Lens blog.

In Memoriam: Tim Hetherington – The New Yorker.

‘Restrepo’ director is killed in Libya – The New York Times.

Photographer Tim Hetherington killed in Libya – The Guardian.

A Tribute to Tim Hetherington – The Documentary Blog.

Tim Hetherington: In His Own Words – Human Rights Watch.

Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington – BagNews Notes.

Tim Hetherington, HOST Podcast (October 2010) – Foto8.

Chris Hondros: Life Behind the Lens – MSNBC Video.

Tim Hetherington 1970-2011 – Panos Pictures

Remembering Tim Hetherington – Foreign Policy Passport