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Feature - The Libya Negs: Tim Hetherington's Last Images
Tim Hetherington
In April of 2011, Tim Hetherington travelled to Libya to photograph the ongoing uprising against the government. His goal was not to photograph the "news" of the day, but rather to focus on the idea of what he described as the "Theater of War" and young men acting out what they must imagine as the Hollywood version of how a rebel soldier looks and acts. He did not use a digital camera like other news photographers on the ground. Instead, he made these pictures with a medium format film camera giving the images much greater detail and clarity. When he was killed on April 20th by a mortar in the...

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LIBYA. Misurata. April 20, 2011. A rebel fighter takes cover...
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LIBYA. April, 2011. Photographer Tim HETHERINGTON.
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 18, 2011. Ahmed, a young rebel fighter...
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LIBYA. April 20, 2011. Rebel fighters fire on Gaddafi forces...
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 19, 2011. A Libyan man and boys from his...
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 18, 2011. Backstreets of Misurata.
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 20, 2011. During fierce fighting on the...
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 20, 2011. Early morning on April 20th,...
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 20, 2011. Rebel fighter.
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 20, 2011. Rebel fighter.
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 18, 2011. A "rabbit hole" in a building...
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 20, 2011. A rebel fighter holds position...
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LIBYA. April, 2011. On the road out of Adjdabyia, Libyans come...
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LIBYA. Adjdabyia. Around 6th of April 2011. The remnants of a...
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LIBYA. Western Gate of Ajdabiya, April 20. 2011
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LIBYA. Ajdabiya. April 11, 2011.
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LIBYA. April, 2011.
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 18, 2011. African men from Niger that...
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 18, 2011. Port. African men from Niger...
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LIBYA. Ajdabiya. April 14, 2011.
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LIBYA. April, 2011. A rebel fighter scans the horizon as other...
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LIBYA. Late March/ early April, 2011. A rebel fighter on the...
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LIBYA. Late March/ Early April, 2011. A rebel fighter in the...
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 18, 2011. Ahmed, a young rebel fighter...
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LIBYA. April, 2011.
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 20, 2011. A destroyed advertising board...
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LIBYA. Western Gate of Ajdabiya. April 2011
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LIBYA. Near Adjdabyia. Mid April, 2011. Men from Benghazi watch...
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LIBYA. Near Adjdabyia. Mid April, 2011. Men from Benghazi watch...
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LIBYA. Misurata. April 20, 2011. After hours of fierce, house...
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LIBYA. April 17, 2011. A view from the IOM (International Organisation...
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