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Reuters at the Visa pour l'Image international festival of photojournalism
August 31, 2017 / 2:27 PM / in 3 months

Reuters at the Visa pour l'Image international festival of photojournalism

Reuters will have a strong presence at the Visa pour l‘Image international festival of photojournalism taking place next week in Perpignan, France.

Zohra Bensemra photographs Iraqi security forces battling with Islamic State militants. Mosul, Iraq, 2017.

Reuters Pictures photographers and senior editors will be providing portfolio reviews for photographers seeking feedback on their work. Taking part in the portfolio reviews will be:

- Rickey Rogers, Global Editor, Reuters Pictures. Rickey was appointed Global Editor in January 2017, and was formerly Editor, Americas Pictures.

- Yannis Behrakis, Reuters Pictures photojournalist and senior editor, special projects. Yannis was part of the Reuters team who won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography.

- Goran Tomasevic, Reuters Pictures photojournalist known for his coverage of conflicts around the world.

- Damir Sagolj, Reuters Pictures photojournalist whose images of the war on drugs in the Philippines will feature in a screening at the Campo Santo in Perpignan on September 8th.

Reuters will have a stand at the festival which delegates can visit, located in stand 23-24 on the second floor of the Palais des Congres. The Wider Image editors Gabrielle Fonseca Johnson and Marika Kochiashvili will be available at the stand to provide ad hoc portfolio reviews and advice for photojournalists and aspiring photojournalists, as will Yannis Behrakis.

Veteran Reuters photographer Zohra Bensemra’s work will be exhibited at the festival.

Her exhibition, 'Lives on a Wire', explores the human cost of war, based on her work in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, Egypt and Somalia. You can find out more about it here

Zohra will also take part in the festival’s education programme, presenting her exhibition to local schoolchildren.

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