The world's leading combat photographers offer their stories and experiences as eyewitnesses to battle. From Vietnam to Haiti, Northern Ireland to Chechnya, El Salvador to Sarajevo, the World Trade Centre to Afghanistan, this heavily illustrated tome features interviews and photographs from ten of the most respected combat photographers alive today, as well as iconic images of the genre, such as the raising of the flag on Iwo Jima and the D-Day landing. Shooting Under Fire is the candid testimony and stunning photographs of 10 men and women, including famous British photographer, Don McCullen, who went into battle armed only with a camera.
PETER HOWE has had a long career in photography, initially as an award-winning photojournalist and subsequently as picture editor of The New York Times Magazine, director of photography for Life magazine, and vice president of photography and creative services for Corbis. A native of Great Britain, now an American citizen, Howe lives in New York City and Connecticut.