CNN Highlights War Photog’s Career

cnn-mothBack in the late 90’s, I was fortunate enough to travel overseas to places like Bosnia, Kosovo, and the Persian Gulf. On a number of these brief trips we would run into crews from CNN and other networks.

We’d sit in a hotel bar – after a days shoot – and swap stories about the business. I say “swap,” but as a veritable rookie shooter, I simply kept my mouth shut and listened. The stories were amazing. I often stood flabbergasted at tails of the likes of Marget Moth.

I haven’t been lucky enough to meet Ms. Moth, but after watching the recent documentary, “Fearless” on CNN I wish I had the opportunity.

Seeing the rock-solid shot of a soldier shooting directly at your vehicle at the beginning of part one says it all. If you can be that cool under pressure, you are the best in the business.

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  1. Remembering War Photographer Margaret Moth | b-roll.net - March 21, 2010

    […] The life of Margaret Moth was an amazing story.  Back in the fall of 2009, her storied career along with her fight with a terminal cancer was presented in a documentary called “Fearless.” […]