Dispatch from Japan: James Nachtwey’s Impressions in Words and Pictures (via LightBox)

My favourite photojournalist, James Nachtwey, was one of the first on the scene in Japan…

TIME photographer James Nachtwey was one of the first photographers on the ground in northern Japan covering the devastating effects of the earthquake and tsunami. Here is an essay, in his words, accompanied by additional images from his coverage. First there is shock — disbelief at what you are witnessing with your own eyes. The surface of reality is unimaginable. Huge man-made structures were swept away like toys tossed about by a furious child … Read More

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