Think Tank Photo’s About A Photograph™ Video Features Photojournalist Nick Ut’s Pulitzer Prize Winning Vietnam War Image

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Think Tank Photo newest About A Photograph™” video features photojournalist Nick Ut’s story behind his iconic Vietnam War image of a terrified young girl, Phan Thi Kim Phuc, escaping a South Vietnamese napalm bomb attack.

Think Tank Photo newest About A Photograph™” video features photojournalist Nick Ut’s story behind his iconic Vietnam War image of a terrified young girl, Phan Thi Kim Phuc, escaping a South Vietnamese napalm bomb attack. The video can be found at http://blog.thinktankphoto.com/about-a-photograph/

In the video, Ut recounts how he had to make an ethical choice between capturing images as a photojournalist and helping this severely burned girl. In the end he did both. He captured one of the most impactful war images in history and was able to drive the burn victim forty minutes to Cu Chi hospital.

Nick Ut is a photographer for the Associated Press (AP) who works out of Los Angeles. In September 2012, on the 40th anniversary of his Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph, Nick was inducted into the Leica Hall of Fame as the third recipient of the prestigious award for his contributions to photojournalism.

Think Tank Photo’s “About a Photograph™ video series features some of the world’s leading photographers recounting the stories behind their images that captured global attention. Each short video focuses on the forces that led up to that perfect moment in time when subject, story, setting, equipment, and photographer converged.

“About A Photograph” is produced by Kurt Rogers and Deanne Fitzmaurice, Think Tank Photo’s co-founders and award-winning photojournalists. The video series will feature current as well as classic and historic photographs that span a range of styles, including documentary/photojournalistic, fine art, nature/environment, sports, and politics.

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About Think Tank Photo
Think Tank Photo is a group of designers and professional photographers focused on studying how photographers work, and developing inventive new carrying solutions to meet their needs. By focusing on “speed” and “accessibility,” we prepare photographers to Be Ready “Before The Moment,” allowing them to document those historic moments that reflect their personal visions and artistic talents. We design products that help photographers travel easier, take pictures faster, and organize their gear more efficiently.

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