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Slain gorilla leads photographer to pursue environmental photojournalism

Brent Stirton shares the story behind one of his most powerful images capturing the deaths of silverback gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Year in Focus | 10 years in 10 frames: the images that moved us

As we reach the 10th anniversary of Year in Focus, we ask Editor Anthony Holland Parkin to select ten unforgettable frames from the last ten years, and discuss what makes these images moving.

Year in Focus | Reportage highlights from 2014

From covering the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Patrick Di Nola reflects on the work of the Reportage photographers during 2014.

Brent Stirton on the photo which means the most to him

In this series, we ask photographers to look back over their careers and choose a picture that means the most to them. I’d have to say the image of the dead silver-back gorilla being carried in Congo, because it got a huge reaction that I totally wasn’t expecting. It also transformed my thinking about photojournalism […]