Emilio Morenatti began his career in Spain covering both national and international events. In 2003, he traveled to Afghanistan as a correspondent to cover the war and the fall of the Taliban for the Associated Press. He was sent to the Middle East to cover the conflict for the AP in 2005. In 2006, while covering the conflict in Gaza City, he was kidnapped by gunmen before being released unharmed a day later. He is currently based in Pakistan and covers Central Asia for the Associated Press. He was named 2008 Newspaper Photographer of the Year by Pictures of the Year International. Below is a collection of his images from 2008 and so far in 2009.
A New Story of Lei Feng - Photography Exhibition of Dai Xiang
Dai Xiang is one of the most creative photographers among the increasing number of excellent Chinese photographers in the last few years. The curator of Metro Art Gallery has brought us the works from Dai Xiang’s photo collection, “A New Story of Lei Feng”. The collection, with the legendary labour model Lei Feng as its subject, blends reality with artistic construction to express the photographer’s understanding on “reality” and “fabrication”.
This is the first time Dai Xiang’s work is exhibited in Hong Kong. Visitors can share the reflections of Dai Xiang about the …