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Ashley Gilbertson

Ashley Gilbertson’s many honors include the 2004 Robert Capa Gold Medal, the Photographer of the Year from the National Photo Awards, and selection of his work for Time magazine’s “Pictures of the Year.” His essay “Last Photographs,” published in the Summer 2007 issue of VQR, was a finalist for the Prix Bayeux-Calvados for War Reporting. He is the author of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A Photographer’s Chronicle of the Iraq War (Chicago, 2007).


The Life and Lonely Death of Noah Pierce

Noah Pierce’s headstone gives his date of death as July 26, 2007, though his family feels certain he died the night before, when, at age twenty-three, he took a handgun and shot himself in the head. No one is sure what pushed him to it. He said in [...]

Dernières Photographies

avec Joanna Gilbertson  Ziad Sabah Jasim attend à l’extérieur d’un avant-poste américain de sécurité dans le quartier Ghazaliya de Bagdad. Bagdad, mars 2007 Je ne voulais pas y retourner. Quand j’ai commencé à couvrir l [...]

Last Photographs

with Joanna Gilbertson  Ziad Sabah Jasim, a detainee who confessed to being a member of the Islamic Army in Iraq and to killing American soldiers, waits outside an American Joint Security Station in the Ghazaliya neighborhood of Baghdad. Bag [...]