"It's compelling being part of history. In a war zone, I focus on getting in, getting out — and getting great photos. Without photographs, there would be no truth, no war tribunals. In war, there's tragedy. There's also dignity, a beauty in people that comes from the heart, from the soul"
Stephen Dupont is a self-taught photojournalist who produces photo essays from dozens of countries, including some of the world's most dangerous regions, including:
Afghanistan, Burma, East Timor, Iraq, Israel, Rwanda, Somalia, and Zaire. Stephen's reportage has earned him a Robert Capa Gold Medal citation from the Overseas Press Club of America, a Bayeaux War Correspondent's Prize and first places in World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International. In 2007 he was awarded the W. Eugene Smith Grant for Humanistic Photography for his ongoing project on Afghanistan. Stephen is a Senior Member of Contact Press Images.