First Person

“In all my travels, if there was one place that was as breathtaking as it was life-changing, it was Antarctica. There is no other place with a landscape so dramatic, so stark, that it rattles and bedazzles you all at once. At the time that I took this picture, I couldn’t believe that there existed […]
Photograph by Bassam Khhabieh

Bassam Khabieh

“In February 2018 the Syrian government, backed by Russian air power, led an atrocious military operation in civilian neighborhoods in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus. I tried to cover this attack in Douma city, where I took this picture. I was with friends when there was an airstrike targeting four buildings very close to my family’s […]