Reuters‘ global network of 600 photographers distributes 1,600 pictures each day, constantly adding up to a growing archive of over 6 million. Images are transmitted within minutes to the world’s media, providing us with a constant window on the world. News are important, and information is power. But sometimes photos represent way more than that.
Their photographers have won more than 60 international photography awards in 2012, including major prizes for Damir Sagolj in World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International. Here are some pretty influential photos that might give you an idea about what these incredible people do each and every day,
Kenji Nagai, a Japanese video journalist, tries to take photographs as he lies injured after police and military officials fired upon and then charged at protesters in Yangon’s city center. He did, in fact, die. http://blogs.reuters.com/adrees-latif/