Photo Geek Weekly Episode 166 – Ukraine

Photo Geek Weekly
Photo Geek Weekly Episode 166 - Ukraine

Photo Geek Weekly is back! This is going to be a heavy episode, so prepare yourself for a discussion about the role of photography in a war setting, surrounding the war in Ukraine. It might not be an easy conversation to listen to, but it needs to happen.

Story 1: List of journalists killed during the Russo-Ukrainian War
Related: “If They Are Crushed, It Will Be Temporary”: What One War Photographer Has Learned From Documenting the Conflict in Ukraine

Story 2: Ukrainian hackers created fake profiles of attractive women to trick Russian soldiers into sharing their location, report says. Days later, the base was blown up.

Extra: Don Komarechka’s Public Domain images in support of Ukraine – special thanks to Ian McKinnell for designing the 3D model of the trizub dough cutter.

Story 3: The photos that have defined the war in Ukraine

Story 4: Russia’s War in Ukraine Will Leave a Lasting Scar on the Photography Industry

Picks of the Week:

Don: Helicon Focus – great focus stacking software from a company based in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Steve: The West Wing and Beyond: What I saw Inside the Presidency – Book by Pete Souza

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About Author

Don Komarechka is the host of Photo Geek Weekly and Inside the Lens. From auroras to pollen, insects to infrared, much of Don’s photographic adventures reveal a deeper understanding of how the universe works. Exploring the world that we cannot see with our own eyes has been a common thread in Don’s career as a professional photographer.


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