IamA War Photographer AMA!
Hey Redditors! My name is Robert, and I am a war photographer. User DeerStag has requested an AMA. So here we are! Bring on the questions!
Here's my bio-
"Robert L. Cunningham is a still photographer who has carried his cameras in over 24 countries around the world. Born and educated in the US, Robert developed a love of photography at a very young age. His professional work in photography started as a photojournalist for news companies, with his work appearing in multiple national and international publications and broadcasts including: National Geographic, ABC, BBC, Business Insider, CBS, Fox News, Huffington Post, MSNBC, NBC, Army Magazine, and Reader's Digest. In 2011, he began working as a war correspondent. With multiple combat embedments spanning from 2011-2014, Robert worked throughout Afghanistan, primarily beside the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry, 10th Mountain, and 101st Airborne Divisions. Based in the US, he works worldwide on documentaries, feature, television and marketing/advertising projects and is the recipient of numerous awards. Robert is the author of a photography book centered on the US military presence in Afghanistan, and a contributor to multiple other books and publications. His work has been exhibited and published around the globe and is included in the archives of the George W. Bush Presidential Library. Robert has served as the Chairman of the Multimedia Advisory Board at the East Valley Institute of Technology in Mesa, Arizona. Robert is a member of the National Press Photographers Association, Society of Professional Journalists, Professional Photographers of America, Nikon Professional Services, and the American Photographic Artists." Some of my work is view-able at www.robertcunningham.com and www.embedrob.com http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2014/04/24/afghanistan-on-the-bounce-reflections-on-life-on-deployment/ http://www.businessinsider.com/robert-l-cunningham-photos-war-in-afghanistan-2014-4 http://www.businessinsider.com/incredible-images-of-the-end-of-afghan-war-2014-12 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/26/afghanistan-on-the-bounce_n_5379686.html http://www.rd.com/slideshows/photos-of-lasting-interest/#slideshow=slide5
Link to Proof that it's me- https://instagram.com/embedrob/p/0JR0XawaQT/ https://twitter.com/embedrob/status/576152789266530306 https://www.facebook.com/RLCunn/photos/a.187849464650143.28816.143283145773442/627935117308240/?type=1&theater