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James Nachtwey

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Photographer James Nachtwey begins his career in 1976 with a New Mexico newspaper. Moving to New York in 1980, he becomes a magazine photographer, working for Black Star, Magnum Photos and Time magazine. Nachtwey’s photographs include conflict and social issues in El Salvador, the Middle East, Somalia, Rwanda, South Africa and Bosnia.


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