Award-winning photojournalist, 68
PARIS— Stanley Greene, an award-winning American photographer of conflict, disasters and humanitarian crises across the globe, died Friday in Paris. He was 68.
Greene had been ill for a long time, said Clement Saccomani, managing director of the NOOR photo agency.
Born inNewYork on Feb. 14, 1949, Greene documented San Francisco’s punk scene in the 1970s and 8`0s, before moving to Paris in 1986. He covered events across the globe and, from 1994 to 2001, extensively covered the conflict in Chechnya.
“Stanley spent his life documenting the strife of humanity, denouncing the horrors from Darfur to ChechnyaandIraq. His passion for photography and people was second to none. When not in the field, Stanleywouldspendhours sharing his passion with colleagues and students alike, wearing his trademark leather jacket, skull rings and round spectacles,” said Jerome Delay, Africa Chief Photographer forTheAssociated Press. “We have just lost one of the pillars of modern photography, an eyewitness, a confidant, an exceptional human being.”