Powerpoint: Carolyn Cole


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Carolyn Cole is a photojournalist for the Los Angeles Times.

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Powerpoint: Carolyn Cole

  1. 2. Bio <ul><li>Carolyn Cole (b. 1961) </li></ul><ul><li>1983 graduate of the School of Journalism in the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin </li></ul><ul><li>Two-time winner of the Robert Capa Gold Medal for war photography from the Overseas Press Club of America – for her work in Iraq and Liberia (2003) and her photographs of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem (2002) </li></ul><ul><li>Pulitzer Prize winner for Feature Photography 2004 for her work in Liberia </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>“ I’m obviously emotionally affected by what I see and shoot, but I try and channel all of my emotions into the pictures I’m making. I want people to stop and look at the picture.” </li></ul><ul><li>-Carolyn Cole </li></ul>
  3. 4. Haiti: Coping with the aftermath
  4. 5. PRAYER: Residents of St. Louis Gonzaga IDP Camp pray in front of tents during a three-day mourning period for the country. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  5. 6. CATHEDRAL: In Port-au-Prince, a man stands in the ruins of the Notre Dame Cathedral at the start of a three-day period of national mourning in Haiti, a month after the devastating earthquake Jan. 12 that killed an estimated 200,000 people. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  6. 7. WASHING UP: A broken water main pipe gives downtown residents the opportunity to bath and wash their clothes. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  7. 8. RESCUED: U.S. Army Spc. Nelson Whitney of the 82nd Airborne Division assists a severely dehydrated man who was pulled out of the rubble of a collapsed building in downtown Port-Au-Prince. It is unknown whether he had been trapped for two weeks since the original earthquake. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  8. 9. OUT OF FOOD: A U.N. soldier from Uruguay tries to hold back a surging crowd at a food distribution point in Port-au-Prince. Thousands waited for rice, but supplies ran out. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  9. 10. COFFIN: Louis Joseph Valentine lowers his mother Therese Theodore, 76, into a casket after she died on Wednesday. Valentine, whose home was leveled in the quake, says his mother didn't get medical care in time. Her casket was carried to the nearby Central Cemetery. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  10. 11. ACCIDENTAL: The body of a police officer lies in a Port-au-Prince street. He was accidentally shot by fellow officers who mistook him for a looter. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  11. 12. RUBBLE: woman navigates through the rubble in downtown Port-au-Prince. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  12. 13. WAITING: Nearly a week after the quake struck, Seraphine Joseph is still waiting to be cared for at a clinic in the town of Leogane. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  13. 14. Civil War in Liberia
  14. 15. FIRING BACK: A government soldier defends a bridge in central Monrovia where a standoff between rebel and government forces held the city under siege. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  15. 16. FAR FROM HOME: Thousands of people displaced by fighting came to live in the former Masonic Temple in Monrovia. Founded partly by freed American slaves in the early 19th century, Liberia has long looked upon the U.S. as a kind of godfather. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  16. 17. HUNGER: Refugee children line up for a meager handout of rice, the only food they receive at the refugee camp where they are staying on the outskirts of Monrovia. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  17. 18. NOWHERE TO GO: Tehneh Johnson has lived in a refugee camp on the outskirts of Monrovia for more than a year. She is no longer safe as rebel soldiers approach the Liberian capital. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  18. 19. A CHANCE TO REST: A boy finds respite on a foam pad in the elementary school at the Firestone Rubber Plantation, where refugees sought shelter from rural fighting. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  19. 20. FEW COMFORTS: Ester Burges, 6, Sarrah Barbar, 7, and Sabay Ndebe, 5, bathe from a bucket of cold water at the Hannah B. Williams center. the number of orphans in war-devastated Liberia now tops 10,000, officials say. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  20. 21. THREATENING STANCE: Fighters supporting President Charles Taylor course through Monrovia's central marketplace. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  21. 22. VOICES FOR THE DEAD: A crowd piles bodies outside the U.S. Embassy to emphasize their plea for American intervention. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  22. 23. CAUGHT IN THE CONFLICT: Kinny Kanneh, age 9, was wounded when mortar rounds landed in a Monrovia refugee camp run by the American embassy. Refugees descended on the capital to avoid fighting, but the violence followed.(Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  23. 24. Mass grave, Liberia ( Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  24. 25. Katrina
  25. 26. An exhausted Dillon Chancey, 7, helps his family comb through the rubble to find what’s left of their belongings. He and his parents clung to trees and rooftops as the storm demolished their Biloxi, Miss. Home. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
  26. 27. A rescue team travels down a flooded street in New Orleans looking for survivors. (Carolyn Cole/ Los Angeles Times)
  27. 28. An exhausted elderly woman rests on the ground under a freeway where many had gathered to await evacuation. For those without cars, there was no other choice. (Carolyn Cole/ Los Angeles Times)
  28. 29. Robert Termier and Ruth Ann Lewis wait for help outside their flooded apartment as an evacuation helicopter tries but fails to reach them. A boat rescues them later. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
  29. 30. Without sufficient water and power, firemen stand helpless as a downtown building burns in a suspected arson. Some officials failed to report to duty during the emergency. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)