War Photographer Paolo Pellegrin Takes a Shot at Fashion


PARIS(REUTERS).- Award winning photographer Paolo Pellegrin has documented many of the world’s danger zones from Lebanon to Kosovo and Rwanda to Haiti. In 1995, his stunning reportage on AIDS in Uganda received the World Press and the Kodak Young Photographer Awards. The Italian-born snapper has published six books, of which — “As I Was Dying” — brought together his moving images of human suffering in war zones and in natural disasters. Now, the 46 year-old Pellegrin, who joined Magnum in 2005, has curated and shot this year’s edition of the photo agency’s fashion magazine called “Storm.” The end result is a raw and ghostly vision of the future of our planet through a collection of eerie landscapes