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Jeff Wi­dener has pho­tographed some of the world’s most mo­men­tous events…

Aged 18, Wi­dener was awarded the Ko­dak Scholas­tic Na­tional Pho­tog­ra­phy Schol­ar­ship.

Af­ter a news­pa­per ca­reer in the USA, he went to Brussels as a staff pho­tog­ra­pher for United Press In­ter­na­tional.

From 1987 to 1995, he was based in Bangkok for AP, cov­er­ing events from the Seoul Olympics to the first Gulf War.

Wi­dener was nom­i­nated for the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for ‘Tank Man’. He has also re­ceived awards from the Over­seas Press Club and the New York Press Club.


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