As the Taliban quickly overran major cities in Afghanistan – culminating in the capture of Kabul – civilian and professional photographers documented the unfolding chaos and the heartbreaking reality of on-the-ground despair.
In this episode of the PhotoShelter podcast, Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah and Allen discuss satellite imagery to Falling Man comparisons to photojournalists risking their lives to photograph the historical record.
We mention the following photographers, articles, and websites in this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred.
- A Horrific Earthquake in Haiti (via The Atlantic)
- Haiti Quake Death Toll Rises as Victims Are Hit by Tropical Storm Grace (via WSJ)
- Chaos Ensues at Kabul Airport as Americans Abandon Afghanistan (via NYT)
- Satellite images capture the chaos at Kabul airport (via WashPo)
- Afghans Fall from US Military Plane After Clinging to Aircraft in Shocking Video (via Newsweek)
- The Falling Man by Tom Junod (via Esquire)
- Near-identical images of US evacuating Saigon and Kabul go viral as Taliban seize power (via The Independent)
- Marcus Yam in Afghanistan
- Victor J Blue in Afghanistan
- Facebook, Twitter deal with doctored photos, graphic videos as Afghanistan falls (via CNET)
- Analysis: As Taliban advances, China lays groundwork to accept an awkward reality (via Reuters)
- Photo of Mike Pompeo meeting with Taliban comes back to haunt him as he critiques Biden on Afghanistan (via Yahoo! News)
- When Scaffolding Hands Them Lemons, Developers Make Lemon Trees (via NYT)
- On Manhattan’s Western Edge, Citrovia Is Bringing Whimsical Lemon Groves to NYC (via Architectural Digest)