The frontlines of contemporary wars are right where people live. –James Nachtwey
Help me to gain access to a story that needs to be told, and develop a new, digital way to show these photos to the world.-James Nachtwey
His work was also recognized recently (2006) with the 12th Heinz award for Arts and Humanities. James Nachtwey was recognized for transcending photojournalism with emotion-laden artistic images. You can see a video interview with Nachtwey at the Heinz award site.
As a photojournalist James Nachtwey has created art, not art that offers a new technique, but art that powerfully exposes man’s inhumanity to man. – Teresa Heinz