Inside a Female Photographer's Experience Documenting War
Photojournalist Lynsey Addario discusses her #metoo experience shooting conflict and culture.
Addario talked to National Geographic about seeing her work portrayed in a TV series. And in the #metoo moment, Addario speaks about her experience as a female photographer working in tense and unforgiving environments.
The day I went into Sadr City while this battle was unfolding, I didn't realize how bad it was. It looked like Armageddon. There was smoke burning everywhere, gunshot, America tanks. But at that point in Iraq in 2004, I was covering IEDs and explosions and gun battles pretty often. So for me, I just thought it was a typical scene. I didn't think it would unfold over however many days or hours it went on.
Yes and no. I feel like so much about the war in