Fb2 Vietnam ePub

by Larry Burrows

Category: Photography and Video
Subcategory: Photo and Art
Author: Larry Burrows
ISBN: 0224062085
ISBN13: 978-0224062084
Language: English
Publisher: Vintage Uk; 1st Edition edition (October 31, 2002)
Pages: 240
Fb2 eBook: 1753 kb
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I purchased this book because I'd read about Larry Burrows in Michael Herr's "Dispatches. I recognized many of the photographs that Burrows used to depict what he saw in Vietnam.

I purchased this book because I'd read about Larry Burrows in Michael Herr's "Dispatches. He was an intelligent, talented, caring, and brave man whose legacy is here on these pages. Larry Burrows took some of the most iconic photos of the war. This book contains other excellent photos as well.

Henry Frank Leslie Burrows (29 May 1926 – 10 February 1971), known as Larry Burrows, was an English photojournalist. He spent 9 years covering the Vietnam War. Burrows began his career in the art department of the Daily Express newspaper in 1942 in London. He learned photography and moved to work in the darkrooms of the Keystone photography agency and Life Magazine. It was here that Burrows started to be called Larry to avoid confusion with another Henry working in the same office.

Larry Burrows (born Henry Frank Leslie Burrows 29 May 1926 in London, died 10 February 1971 in Laos) was an English photojournalist best . In 2002, Burrows' posthumous book Vietnam was awarded the Prix Nadar award.

Larry Burrows (born Henry Frank Leslie Burrows 29 May 1926 in London, died 10 February 1971 in Laos) was an English photojournalist best known for his pictures of the American involvement in the Vietnam War. YouTube Encyclopedic. At the time of the helicopter crash, the photographers were covering Operation Lam Son 719, a massive armoured invasion of Laos by South Vietnamese forces against the Vietnam People's Army and the Pathet Lao.

Vietnam by Larry Burrows 244pp, Cape, £3. Burrows was born in London in 1926. He left school at 16 and got a job in Life magazine's London bureau, where he printed thousands of pictures by Robert Capa and others.

Vietnam by Larry Burrows 244pp, Cape, £35. Five years ago Horst Faas and Tim Page published Requiem, a homage to the 135 photographers who died while covering the wars in Indochina and Vietnam. The work of Larry Burrows, who photographed the war in Vietnam from 1962 until he was killed in 1971, was central to that undertaking. It would be hard to exaggerate the effect of this apprenticeship on his subsequent career.

The photographs Larry Burrows took in Vietnam, magnificently reproduced in this volume, are brutal, poignant, and utterly truthful, a stunning example of photojournalism that recorded history and achieved the level of great art. Indeed, in retrospect, says David Halberstam in his moving introduction, Larry Burrows was as much historian as photographer and artist. Because of his work, generations born long after he died will be able to witness and understand and feel the terrible events he recorded.

1926 - 1971) British

1926 - 1971) British. Born in London, Larry Burrows began working in the city's press in 1942, first in the art department of the Daily Express; he soon learned photography and moved on to the darkrooms of the Keystone photography agency and LIFE. By 1961, Burrows had established himself as a staff photographer for LIFE and was covering the Vietnam War. Although he was a war correspondent for several international conflicts, including those in Lebanon, Iraq, Congo, and Cyprus, he is best known for his coverage of the war in Vietnam.

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