Photojournalism at the Crossroads

Photojournalism at the Crossroads
David Guttenfelder / Associated Press

Digital: iPhone Photography
Photographer: David Guttenfelder / Associated Press
During an embed with the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, in February, AP's David Guttenfelder used his iPhone to make images of the battle for Marjah in Afghanistan's Helmand province. "I was on assignment for the AP, so my priority was photographing hard news, but I also had my iPhone with me. I used it with the application ShakeItPhoto, which gives the image the look and feel of a Polaroid photo. Afghanistan, the front lines of a war, is one of the few remaining places that the public, with its consumer camera phones, does not go."

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