I heard the bombs explode from two blocks away as I was taking portraits of runners after they finished the marathon. The tone of my images quickly changed as I documented the reactions of the athletes and the spectators.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
I had the opportunity to cover many protests and marches of the student movement in Chile. The cry for education reform has continued in a sustained way for over two years. It was fascinating to follow the leaders and watch the youth's courageous political action. I learned a lot about how to go about photographing protests (and to bring a lemon to suck on, which helps cut the tear gas).